Los Angeles has a new voice – a locally focused, community-building newspaper serving Los Angeles County called Los Angeles Register – that launched April 16. Starting today, the new daily newspaper is now delivered to driveways, doorsteps and offices through a subscription.

Subscriptions to the Los Angeles Register are available at an introductory rate of $19.99 for the first four weeks by visiting losangelesregister.com or calling 844-LA-REGISTER.

A daily subscription includes newspaper delivery, unlimited digital access, and four free Los Angeles Angels tickets as the first membership benefit through Register Connect. The program is free to seven-day subscribers, and includes benefits such as sports tickets, amusement park and concert tickets, aquarium passes, and many other VIP experiences.

Single copies of Los Angeles Register are also available at more than 5,500 retail and news rack locations across Los Angeles, including major grocery and convenience stores such as 7-Eleven and AM/PM, for $1.50 daily and $2 for Saturday and Sunday editions.

Los Angeles Register owners Aaron Kushner and Eric Spitz hand-delivered copies of the newspaper during the April 16 launch day celebration, as did members of the Register newsroom and marketing staff. City leaders who participated in the launch day festivities included Mayor Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles Register columnist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the Dodgers’ legendary former manager Tommy Lasorda. Several business leaders from prominent Los Angeles landmarks and institutions also joined Los Angeles Register in celebrating its arrival, including Port of Los Angeles, City of Hope, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, California Science Center, Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, Museum of Natural History, Griffith Observatory and Universal Studios Hollywood.

"We launched Los Angeles Register because we care deeply about serving the people and communities in Los Angeles in ways that help them grow and thrive,” said Aaron Kushner, co-owner of Freedom Communications and Publisher of the Los Angeles Register. “We also believe there’s room for a locally focused, community-building newspaper that brings a unique political perspective in its Opinion pages, and covers local people, businesses and activities with great depth and verve.”  

The Opinion pages bring a right-of-center political perspective to Los Angeles that focuses on free markets and individual liberties – more specifically the freedom to live your life, grow your business and inspire constructive change in your community. Opinion page columnists, led by Opinion Editor Brian Calle, are actively engaging in civil debate and inviting other strong voices to contribute opinions as diverse as the citizens and neighborhoods in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Register brings a roster of some of the top journalists in Southern California to your doorstep every day, including popular columnist Bill Johnson and acclaimed Los Angeles writers such as David Ferrell and Susan Carpenter. T.J. Simers and Mark Whicker are also among the nationally acclaimed sports journalists on staff.

The Los Angeles Register includes 50-60 pages during the week and 80-90 on Sunday, which includes the following sections:

•News: This front section covers major news of the day, focusing on Los Angeles and the stories that matter most to our community. It also includes two pages of the Register's hallmark Opinion section each day, and four on Sundays. It will also include a unique LA Varsity Arts section beginning in May to recognize our rising high school stars and bring their joy to the community.

•Local: News and features from Los Angeles, Long Beach and surrounding communities around the county. Regular features include “My Town,” a look at neighborhoods through the eyes of notable residents, as well as daily leadership profiles from around L.A.

•Business: Business includes in-depth reporting focused on Los Angeles including on the economy, small business, technology, medicine, retail and tourism. The section includes the L.A. Biz Beat column, a full page dedicated to news about Los Angeles business movers and shakers.

•Sports: Nationally recognized complete coverage including the Dodgers, Angels, Lakers, Clippers, Kings and Ducks, along with UCLA, USC, and colleges from throughout L.A. It also includes the Register's trademark LA Varsity coverage-- prep sports coverage including stories, photos, team rankings and leaders to recognize our rising youth stars.

•Life: Throughout the week, the Los Angeles Register provides engaging lifestyle and entertainment news in the following sections:

-Monday: Show -- News from live concerts and entertainment venues.
-Tuesday: TV/Show -- What to watch and what to skip; stories about new TV shows.
-Wednesday: Food – News & reviews from local restaurants and the LA food scene.
-Thursday: Go + Do – What to get off the couch and enjoy in L.A..
-Friday: Movies. What you’ll see this weekend and talk about on Monday.
-Saturday: Show/Arts: L.A. and regional theater and arts happenings.
-Sunday: Arts. News from LA’s world-class art museums and galleries.

Los Angeles Register also includes a Wheels section on Fridays focusing on the coolest rides, events, news and people connected to the vibrant car culture in Los Angeles, and a Real Estate section covering trends and newsmakers on Sundays.

Los Angeles Register is part of a larger expansion of newspapers into Los Angeles County by Freedom Communications, which includes more than a dozen new community editions. Freedom has expanded its community newspapers under the Easy Reader masthead in recent weeks. It now operates a weekly publication serving Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach communities, two expanded monthly editions that serve Palos Verdes and El Segundo, and three new standalone Easy Reader monthly newspapers serving the following communities: Playa del Rey, Marina del Rey and Playa Vista; Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Malibu and Venice; and Torrance and Carson.

Freedom also recently announced the launch of additional community newspapers serving Los Angeles as new editions of the Register, with the following launch dates:

•SAN GABRIEL VALLEY REGISTER: Covina, Glendora, West Covina edition - April 19 •GATEWAY REGISTER: Whittier, La Mirada edition - April 19

•FOOTHILLS REGISTER: San Dimas, La Verne, Claremont edition - April 19

•SAN GABRIEL VALLEY REGISTER: Hacienda Heights, Diamond Bar, Walnut edition -April 19

•REGISTER WEST: Serving West LA, Century City, Hollywood Hills and West Hollywood - April 25

•ARCADIA REGISTER: Serving Arcadia, Duarte, Altadena and Sierra Madre - May 2

•CRESCENTA VALLEY REGISTER: Serving Sunland, La Crescenta and La Canada Flintridge North - May 2

•PASADENA REGISTER: Serving South Pasadena, San Marino and Pasadena - May 2

•VALLEY REGISTER: Topanga, Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Woodland Hills and West Hills edition – launching May 11.

•VALLEY REGISTER: Chatsworth, Northridge, Porter Ranch, Granada Hills edition – launching May 11

•VALLEY REGISTER: Encino, Tarzana, Sherman Oaks edition – launching May 11

•GLENDALE-BURBANK REGISTER: Launching May 11

About Freedom Communications, Inc.
Freedom Communications, headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., is a privately-owned company that publishes the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Register, The Press-Enterprise in Riverside, Calif., and more than 30 community newspapers that serve specific cities, audiences and geographic areas, including Spanish-language Unidos en el Sur de California, the Desert Enterprise in Coachella Valley, and the Easy Reader publications along the coast of Los Angeles. Freedom publishes highly designed glossy magazines and operates a custom publishing unit. The company's portfolio also includes news and entertainment websites and mobile applications. For more information, visit freedom.com or contact Eric Morgan at emorgan@freedom.com.

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