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Variety of Information Offered by Local Media

Here’s what local magazines, newspapers and other media currently have to offer on the Internet.

o San Diego Union-Tribune (www.signonsandiego.com): The Union-Tribune’s Web site has regular content from the paper’s daily stories, plus features such as real estate, an auto center, a boat center, a job page, health and online classifieds. Entertainment options include listings of restaurants, bars, nightclubs, movies and concerts, plus performing arts, books, museums and spectator sports.

o North County Times (nctimes.net): The site for the Escondido-based daily was not available at press time, because the site was under development.

o San Diego Daily Transcript (www.sddt.com): The daily business paper’s site, called San Diego Source, is known for its business information. It has areas and search engines for news, business and finance, law and government, real estate and construction and arts and leisure.

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o San Diego Reader (www.sdreader.com): The Web site for the local alternative weekly has features such as its sporting box, contests, coupons, singles matches, used cars, job classifieds, local rentals, reviews and archives for movies, restaurants and theater, and concert listings.

o San Diego Business Journal (www.sdbj.com) By Nov. 1, the Business Journal will be launching a new Web site in conjunction with its sister papers in Orange County, Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley. According to publisher Ted Owen, access to the site will cost an additional $30 with the $69 print subscription. The site will feature a shared home page with the other papers and have the weekly lead story and two years of archived articles.

o San Diego Metropolitan (www.sdmetro.com): The monthly business magazine’s Web site has a daily business report, in addition to the month’s articles and columns. It also has archives dating to September 1996.

o San Diego Magazine (www.sandiego-online.com): The magazine’s site has each issue’s main stories, plus archived stories, dining reviews, restaurant and entertainment listings. There’s also “metro” information on the city’s leisure scene, including information on Baja California, Downtown, local beaches and the county’s public transportation options.

o KGTV Channel 10 (www.sandiegoinsider.com/partners/kgtv): KGTV’s site offers daily headlines, including a movie review and a sports story. There are pages for features such as weather, traffic, editorials and a job center, and regular topics such as the “Staying Healthy” report.

o KFMB-TV (www.kfmb.com): KFMB’s site has top stories, links to Web sites mentioned on air, pages for health updates, consumer reports, “neighborhoods” feature, restaurant reviews and TV schedules.

o KNSD-TV Channel 39 (www.nbc739.com): The site for the local NBC affiliate has lots of local links, including a search engine, apartment rentals, career center, cars, lottery information, schools information and the online Yellow Pages. As for news content, the home page has a compilation of local headlines, which link into stories compiled of the reporters’ coverage.

o KSWB Channel 69 (www.kswb.com): The WB newscast is about a month old, and its Web site currently has a couple of national headlines and links to other sites for national news. The sports part of the site features scores of recent games San Diego teams has played, and there were links to other professional sports information.

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