Palo Alto Weekly co-founder buys Marin’s Pacific Sun

The Pacific Sun, a weekly newspaper in Marin County, has been sold to a Menlo Park man with roots in the newspaper business. Embarcadero Media — the parent company of the Palo Alto Weekly, Mountain View Voice, Pleasanton Weekly and The Almanac in Menlo Park — has sold the Sun to Bob Heinen for an undisclosed price. Heinen, a co-founder of the Palo Alto Weekly in 1979, previously held a stake in Embarcadero Media, but he gave up his interest

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Weekly publisher sees end of print edition

Palo Alto Weekly Publisher Bill Johnson said Monday that four or five years from now his newspaper and others in his chain might drop their print editions and only appear online. Other papers his company owns include The Almanac (Menlo Park), Mountain View Voice, Pleasanton Weekly, Danville Weekly and Pacific Sun (San Rafael). The Palo Alto Weekly, which had been printing two editions a week, dropped its Wednesday edition in September and now only comes out on Fridays. In a

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