Copley Press Inc.    



7776 Ivanhoe Ave.

La Jolla, CA 92037-4520

United States

(858) 454-0411

(858) 729-7628

Company description

The Copley Press Inc. is a private company with a public image. Owner of one of America's largest, private newspapers, The San Diego Tribune, and over 40 other papers, Copley has experienced revenues exceeding 0.5 billion. In addition, subsidiary Copley Chicago Newspapers based in La Jolla, California, publishes 10 daily, 27 weekly, and one biweekly newspaper. Copley Press also operates Copley News Service, which delivers features to over 1,500 newspapers. Copley Press has remained a family-owned company since its formation in 1905. The current CEO is David Copley. The company's top competitors include Freedom Communications, Times Mirror and Gannett.

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News and information about Copley Press Inc.

Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL); June 19, 2016; 563 words
...advertising sales representative for various newspapers, including the Chicago Sun-Times, Paddock Publications and finally the Copley Press, from which he retired. He also was very active in the American Legion and was a member for nearly seventy years, holding...
Ten Years after Devin Brown, Has Lapd Changed?
Los Angeles Sentinel; April 28, 2016; 700+ words
...officer discipline hearings on the advice of the City Attorney. His opinion is based on a California Supreme Court decision, Copley Press vs. Superior Court of San Diego, that restricted the use of records (documents). The court did not explicitly address...
More Sunshine Needed on Police Shootings, Misconduct
Daily News (Los Angeles, CA); March 11, 2016; 697 words
...factual findings involved and any discipline imposed or corrective action taken.A 2006 California Supreme Court ruling in Copley Press v. Superior Court caused cities and counties to close police disciplinary cases to the media and the public. This bill...
Burnham Sees Profit for the Community in a Nonprofit UT
San Diego Business Journal; September 29, 2014; 700+ words
...million from Beverly Hills-based private equity firm, Platinum Equity. That firm acquired the paper in 2009 from the Copley Press, which had owned the paper since 1928.Circulation DroppingAt the time of the purchase, the UT said it had a daily circulation...
If Exotic Dancers Aren't Independent Contractors, Who Is?
Mondaq Business Briefing; May 16, 2014; 700+ words
...misclassification cases from the past two years, each with valuable lessons every employer should learn. Espejo v. The Copley Press Inc. In January 2014, a settlement was reached after several newspaper delivery workers for The San Diego Union Tribune...
January 2014 Monthly Independent Contractor Compliance and Misclassification Update
Mondaq Business Briefing; February 4, 2014; 700+ words
...state court orders San Diego Union Tribune, owned by Copley Press Inc., to pay $6.1 million in legal fees to the attorneys...classified as independent contractors . Espejo v. The Copley Press, Inc., No. 37-2009-00082322-CV-OE-CTL (Sup...
$11 Million Verdict against Latest Newspaper Found to Have Misclassified Paper Carriers as Independent Contractors
Mondaq Business Briefing; January 27, 2014; 700+ words
Earlier this week, the San Diego Union Tribune, owned by The Copley Press Inc., was ordered by a state court judge in California to pay $6.1 million in legal fees to the attorneys for a class of over...
Sun Times Parent Sells Joliet Newspaper to Shaw Printing
Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL); January 6, 2014; 700+ words
...and added the printing equipment and circulation lists of The News to his company in 1915, when he merged the two papers. Copley Press later sold its Fox Valley Press Inc. division to Hollinger International in 2000, a deal that included the Beacon News...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 511110 - Newspaper Publishers

322121 - Paper (except Newsprint) Mills

721110 - Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 2711 - Newspapers: Publishing, or Publishing and Printing industry report

2621 - Paper Mills industry report

7011 - Hotels and Motels industry report