Times Media Group Acquires Picket Fence Media

Times Media Group, which owns 35 publications throughout Arizona and Southern California, has acquired Picket Fence Media, publisher of San Clemente Times and other Southern California titles. 

The terms were not disclosed.  

Times Media Group will continue operating the Picket Fence Media publications from that firm’s address in Capistrano Beach.

Picket Fence Media was founded by Norb Garrett in 2005, and he has run it since then with his wife Alyssa, group manager. The company also publishes Dana Point Times and the bi-weekly Capistrano Dispatch.

Times Media Group publishes such news products as the Pasadena WeeklyLA Downtown NewsThe Argonaut in Santa Monica and the Ventura County Reporter. It also owns AZ Integrated Media, a media distribution and custom publishing provider. 



“We are very excited to expand our footprint into these thriving communities, providing news and information to readers as well as opportunities for advertisers,” says Steve Strickbine, group president at Times Media Group.  

“Steve and I share the same belief in the power and importance of original, hyper-local community journalism,” adds Garrett.



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