Mr. and Mrs. Riley Hurd and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Walsh have sold the Classified Gazette in San Rafael, California to a subsidiary of Gannett Co., according to John T. Cribb, Bolitho-Crbb & Associates, who represented the sellers in the transaction.
The Classified Gazette is a 56,000 circulation tabloid-format weekly that is distributed free through a system of over 900 rack locations. The paper distributes in the counties of Marin, Napa, Solano, Sonoma, and Lake, California. Walsh and Hurd started the Classified Gazette in 1968 and the paper was named the Small Business of the Year by the San Rafae Chamber of Commerce in 1995.
Bolitho-Cribb & Associates is a publishing company brokerage firm with offices in Montana, Florida, and Wyoming.