The age of the internet and social media has not been kind to newspapers. It seems a week doesn’t go by without a newspaper closing or merging into something less than what it was.
For most of its 72-year history, the Los Altos Town Crier has operated in the black. Thanks to its historically strong partnership with the community, the Town Crier continued to be profitable even as surrounding papers disappeared. But even your Town Crier has struggled financially over the past few years.