v0.3.0.2 – 2023-01-19

  • Updated “Our donors” section

v0.3.0.1 – 2023-01-18

  • Added “Our donors” section
  • Added board member bios to “About us”
  • Added Editorial Independence Policy
  • Added Donor Transparency Policy

v0.3.0.0 – 2023-12-06

  • Major updates to all sections to reflect ownership change, staff changes, and new policies.

v0.2.0.3 — 2023-11-01

  • Updated staff list
  • Changed “Membership, advertising and revenue” to “Community partnerships”

v0.2.0.2 — 2023-10-04

  • Updated policies and terms of service
  • Rearranged Policies section navigation

v0.2.0.1 — 2023-09-27

  • Updated contact information and staff list.

v0.2.0.0 — 2023-08-29

  • Updated contact information and staff list.
  • Updated our mission. Removed the word “free.”
  • Deleted the Community Editorial Board section.
  • Updated the advertising policy.
  • Added information about the membership program, the investigative reporting fund, the California Local News Fellowship, advertising and other sponsorship opportunities. Removed general, Report for America, Education Local News and COVID-19 Local News funds.
  • Changed the name of the “Open-sourcing our work” section to “Republishing our work.” and removed any references to open sourcing our work.

v0.1.0.13 — 2023-02-13

  • Updated the staff list.

v0.1.0.12 — 2023-02-02

  • Updated the current ownership section to remove a reference to publisher David Sommer’s departure. Sommers returned as CEO of Pacific Community Media and Publisher of the Long Beach Post and Business Journal in 2022.

v0.1.0.12 — 2023-01-09

  • Updated the staff list.

v0.1.0.11 — 2022-10-27

  • Updated the staff list.

v0.1.0.10 — 2022-03-22

  • Corrected reporter email address.

v0.1.0.9 — 2022-03-14

  • Updated masthead.
  • Updated leadership information to reflect David Sommers’ transition from publisher of the Long Beach Post to COO of Pacific6, as well as the promotions of Sebastian Echeverry, Melissa Evans and Jeremiah Dobruck.

v0.1.0.8 — 2022-02-04

  • Updated masthead.

v0.1.0.7 — 2021-10-21

  • Updated the staff list.
  • Retroactively changed versioning scheme for this document.

v0.1.0.6 — 2021-08-23

  • Updated the staff list.

v0.1.0.5 — 2021-06-02

  • Updated the Community Editorial Board page to reflect the end of Jeffrey L. Rabin’s term on 06/01/2021.

v0.1.0.4 — 2021-06-01

  • Updated the staff list.

v0.1.0.3 — 2021-03-15

  • Updated the staff list.

v0.1.0.2 — 2020-12-14

  • Closed the Local Media Foundation Education News Fund. Removed the fund from
  • Updated the history of the Post to reflect the outcome of the 2nd District City Council race.

v0.1.0.1 — 2020-11-09

v0.1.0.0 — 2020-10-29

  • 🎉 first release!
  • Consolidated information from,, along with some new content into the Transparency Portal.
  • Added new sections for our mission statement, as well as information on the Community Editorial Board, the ownership history of the Long Beach Post, supporting our work, and our move toward open-sourcing more of our content.