Miniondas and Farandula USA, OC's Oldest Spanish-Language Newspapers, Acquired by Real-Estate Agent
Not any more.
Earlier this week, it was announced that real-estate agent Sandra Cervantes acquired the papers. You can read her bio here, but she has no experience in journalism yet already claims to want to get internships at the papers (which each have a circulation of 45,000) for college students interested in Spanish-language media.
Miniondas was no Zeta, and if you can tell me the last story the paper did that broke news, it'll be the first time I heard the paper do such a thing. But it was good at documenting community events, and Velazquez was always a ceaseless fundraiser for local and Mexican causes. We wish him well, and let's see what Cervantes has in store for the papers...
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