Doug Manchester confirmed today that he will buy the Union-Tribune for upwards of $100 million. Read about it on Signonsandiego.com and VoiceofSanDiego.org.

We searched through our archives to find S.D. Liddick's two-part series on the paper's family-owned era under the Copley "dynasty." Warning: This is long-form journalism, so go refill your cup of tea and settle in for a nice long read when you're ready. Here's is Part I, and here is Part II.

If you only have 5 minutes, check out our Fun Facts on Papa Doug Manchester page, where we also dicuss some other famous Papas. 'Cause as our senior editor Erin Meanley wisely says, even on big news days, "I gotta be entertained!"

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