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Times of San Diego on a laptop. Staff photo

What News Does This Website Cover?

Times of San Diego covers general news of interest to residents of the San Diego metropolitan area. This includes politics, crime, business, sports, education, arts, the military, science, health, life and thoughtful opinion. We also report on California news that would be of interest to San Diegans. We publish an average of 20 articles daily.

How Often Is This Site Updated?

Times of San Diego is updated continuously, seven days a week, year-round. An email newsletter with the latest headlines is sent at 8 a.m. daily.

Is a Subscription Required?

No. Times of San Diego is a free website because we believe accurate, comprehensive and fair local news should be easily accessible by everyone. Our daily email newsletter is also free, and we will not resell and send advertising to the address you provide.

What Is Your Business Model?

Times of San Diego is supported by local and national advertising, generous contributions from our readers and content sales to national news websites. Advertisers can purchase campaigns directly, or through Google, Media.Net and other ad networks. In addition to standard online banners, we offer clearly-labeled sponsored articles. We sell some of our content to other websites, such as Microsoft Start and NewsBreak. Our Media Kit with pricing is available online.

What Is the Source of Your Content?

Times of San Diego publishes content produced by our own editors and contributors, and media partners such as City News Service, CalMatters, inewsource and Reuters. All of our staff members are trained journalists. We also regularly edit and post content from press releases received from local businesses, governments and institutions. If you have a news tip, please send it to news@timesofsandiego.com.

Do You Have Editorial Guidelines?

Times of San Diego follows 11 key principles as detailed in our public statement of editorial guidelines.

Do You Accept Press Releases?

Of course. We depend on San Diego’s public relations community for notice of many newsworthy developments. Please send releases to news@timesofsandiego.com. We also include a link to a news release wire for releases that we don’t otherwise publish.

Do You Publish Op-Ed Columns?

We encourage thoughtful opinion columns from all members of the San Diego community as well as statewide voices. One op-ed is published every day and appears in the morning newsletter. Please send columns to opinion@timesofsandiego.com for consideration. Unfortunately, we cannot offer payment for unsolicited articles.

Do You Publish Editorials?

Times of San Diego does not take editorial positions. Our goal is to accurately report the news without a point of view. From time to time, staff members may post clearly labeled op-ed columns.

Do You Publish Obituaries?

Through a partnership with Legacy.com, Times of San Diego publishes both local and newsworthy obituaries. The cost of a local obituary is $95. This includes 500 words and a photograph of the deceased. Once published, an obituary remains online on Legacy.com. Obituaries may be sent to obituaries@timesofsandiego.com.

Do You Offer Internships?

We work with local universities to offer internships to journalism students.

Do You Have a Mobile App?

No app is needed. Times of San Diego is designed using the latest responsive formatting so that it looks great on an Android or iOS smartphone or tablet in Chrome or Safari. You can create a screen icon to go directly to the website.

Who Publishes This Website?

Times of San Diego is published by Times of San Diego LLC, a California company. Online media veteran Chris Jennewein is the editor, publisher and owner.

What Is Your Corrections Policy?

Times of San Diego will promptly correct errors of fact in our articles. If the reason for the correction warrants, we will include an editor’s note explaining what happened to cause the error. If you have a correction, please email news@timesofsandiego.com or call us at 858-369-0366.

Can My Name Be Deleted from an Old Article?

We understand that people can make mistakes that live on in the archives. Our editors will carefully consider requests to delete a name or remove an article after one-full year of publication. Requests will be be considered on a case-by-case basis. If you have a request, please email news@timesofsandiego.com or call us at 858-369-0366.

Updated March 25, 2024