May 6, 2011
Layoffs at the North County Times and Californian
The North County Times and The Californian have laid off twenty workers between them, according to the Press-Enterprise. The Lee-owned papers cover parts of San Diego and Riverside counties. The layoffs hit multiple departments; the story does not say how many newsroom employees got the axe. Said the dejected source who emailed me the article, "A few years ago people actually cared about stuff like this..."