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EA Expects Sharp Growth  Redwood City: Video game publisher Electronic Arts says it expects fiscal 2009 profit and sales to grow sharply, fueled by upcoming games EA Extends Tender Deadline  Redwood City: Video game publisher has again extended the deadline for its $2 billion tender offer to buy smaller rival Take-Two EA again extends Take-Two deadline
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B. 2014-09-10 Russian hackers publish nearly 5 million Gmail passwords Google
C. 2013-05-23 SF Chronicle names new management team SF Chronicle
2013-03-18 Electronic Arts CEO steps down Redwood City
E. 2010-08-03 Ex-Sunset Magazine Publisher Lane Dead Stanford
F. 2010-03-04 MediaNews Parent's Bankruptcy Plan SJ Mercury News
6. 2009-02-03 Electronic Arts posts wider loss Redwood City
H. 2008-09-30 B. Area News Group names new publisher Walnut Creek
8. 2008-07-29 EA Expects Sharp Growth Redwood City
9. 2008-07-21 EA Extends Tender Deadline Redwood City

Ex-Sunset Magazine Publisher Lane Dead  Stanford: Former Sunset magazine publisher Bill Lane, who donated millions of dollars to Stanford University and environmental causes, has died at 90 MediaNews Parent's Bankruptcy Plan  SJ Mercury News: A judge approved Affiliated Media Inc.'s reorganization plan and freed the publisher of the San Jose Mercury News from most of debt Electronic Arts posts wider loss  Redwood City: Hurt by weak holiday sales and a slew of charges, video game publisher posted a wider net loss for 3rd quarter and fell short of expectations B. Area News Group names new publisher
Russian hackers publish nearly 5 million Gmail passwords  Google: The publisher, known as 'tvskit,' claimed 60 percent of the 4,930,000 leaked usernames and passwords are valid SF Chronicle names new management team Electronic Arts CEO steps down


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Sep.10  


year 2013 Top ^

May.23
Mar.18
  Redwood City: Video game publisher says its chief executive, John Riccitiello, will step down on March 30. The company has named Larry Probst as executive chairman


year 2010 Top ^

Aug.3
Mar.4


year 2009 Top ^

Feb.3


year 2008 Top ^

Sep.30
  Walnut Creek: The Bay Area News Group, which owns daily and weekly, named David Rounds as a new East Bay president and publisher

Jul.29
Jul.21
May.19
  Redwood City: Video game publisher Electronic Arts has for a third time extended the deadline for its $2 billion tender offer to buy smaller rival Take-Two
Mar.26 Take-Two Board Rejects EA Bid
  Redwood City: Grand Theft Auto publisher told its shareholders to reject a $2 billion buyout bid from rival Electronic Arts, saying it's not enough


year 2007 Top ^

Nov.2   Electronic Arts Posts 2Q Net Loss  Redwood City: Video-game software publisher swung to a fiscal second-quarter net loss, hurt by an accounting change, but shares climbed 3% Aug.14 New Publisher Named. SJ Mercury News May.8   Electronic Arts Losses Broaden 56%  Redwood City: Industry-wide disruptions caused by new gaming consoles. The game publisher surpassed tepid expectations on Wall Street

year 2006 Top ^

Aug.1   Electronic Arts Posts Wider 1Q Net Loss  Redwood City: The video game publisher beat expectations driven by strong sales of certain titles May.4 Electronic Arts Posts Loss
. Redwood City Apr.4 Secret Level bought by gamemaker Sega. San Francisco Mar.23 Bonds' Lawyer to Sue Over Steroids Book. Barry Bonds Mar.13 McClatchy to Buy Knight Ridder for $4.5B
  San Jose: The second-largest U.S. newspaper publisher will also assume about $2 billion in Knight Ridder's debt
 2nd largest takeover in U.S. newspaper history topped only by the Tribune $6.5 billion acquisition of Times Mirror Co. McClatchy's 32 newspapers would be 2nd nationwide in daily circulation behind Gannett, and rank 4th in revenue. McClatchy CEO G. Pruitt said that all the papers are dominant in their markets and ripe for expansions.
Feb.3 Electronic Arts Profit, Revenue Drops. Redwood City Jan.31 Knight Ridder 4Q Earnings Fall 22%. San Jose

year 2004 Top ^

Feb.17 Grossman named Marin IJ chairman, CEO
  Novato: Roger Grossman was publisher of the Marin Independent-Journal for the past 3.5 years. M. Rubino promoted to publisher
Feb.5   EA, Marvel Sign Game Development Deal
  Redwood City: Video game publisher Electronic Arts has signed a deal with comic book publisher to develop a series of fighting games
Jan.15 ANG Newspapers gets new CEO
  Oakland: Ian Lamont, a 30-year newspaperman, becomes president, publisher and CEO of the Alameda Newspaper Group


year 2003 Top ^

Oct.9 Salon Media CEO leaves the company  San Francisco: Struggling online magazine publisher said Michael O'Donnell is leaving the company after 7 years Sep.26 Knight Ridder names new publisher  SJ Mercury News: Joseph 'Chip' Visci, 49, is a former assistant to the newspaper publishing company's chief executive Jul.23 MarketWatch to buy Pinnacor for $103 m
  San Francisco: Online financial news publisher will buy online investment tools maker in a cash-and-stock deal
Apr.15 Knight Ridder has little advertising growth
  San Jose: Newspaper publisher said high unemployment and the Iraqi war diminished advertising Feb.28 Red Herring magazine closes
  San Francisco: Publisher RHC Media reached the decision after unsuccessfully trying to sell the magazine. March issue is final one Feb.14 Salon may not survive beyond February. San Francisco Feb.12   Electronic Arts buys stake in DICE  Redwood City: Video game publisher had purchased a minority stake in the Swedish game development company

year 2002 Top ^

Aug.3   Salon's Net Loss Narrows from 2001
  San Francisco: Online publisher Salon Media Group said that its fiscal quarter net loss narrowed by 43%, with revenue little changed
Mar.3 Napa Valley Register publisher resigns  Michael Giangreco had resigned after nearly 7 years on the job

year 2001 Top ^

Dec.28 Community newspaper leader dead
  Oakland: Thomas Lucius Berkley was owner and publisher of the Oakland Post and El Mundo
Dec.20 Former publisher to teach
  UC Berkeley: Jay T. Harris, 53, the former chairman and publisher of the SJ Mercury News, was appointed at the School of Journalism
Dec.8   Former publisher to lead symphony  San Jose: Jay Harris has been named chairman of the Symphony's executive committee and plans to relaunch the orchestra Oct.26 Ted Fang fired as Examiner editor  San Francisco: Florence Fang will take over as SF Examiner editor and publisher, job of her son Mar.27 New publisher of SJ Mercury News  Joseph Natoli, 45, the president of The Miami Herald will replace Jay T. Harris Mar.19 SJ Mercury News publisher resigns  Harris, 52, resigned as chairman and publisher over targeted profit margins

year 2000 Top ^

Nov.26 Former publisher dies. San Rafael Nov.16 Chronicle leaders named
  SF Chronicle: J. Oppedahl was appointed as publisher and P. Bronstein as executive editor of SF Chronicle Oct.11 Examiner publisher sued
  San Francisco: Fricke-Parks Press, accuses Ted Fang of misusing the $66 million subsidy


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