Lompoc Record
TypeWeekly newspaper
Owner(s)Santa Maria California News Media Inc.
PublisherTerri Leifeste
EditorMarga K. Cooley
FoundedApril 1875
Sister newspapersSanta Maria Times, Santa Ynez Valley News

The Lompoc Record is a newspaper in the town of Lompoc, California.


Donrey Media acquired the paper in 1979; it became part of the MediaNews Group-led California Media Partnership in 1999.[1] Pulitzer bought the paper in 2001.[2] Lee Enterprises bought Pulitzer in 2005[3] and was sold to Santa Maria News Media Inc. in March 2020.[4]


  1. ^ Roberts, Gene; Kunkel, Thomas; Layton, Charles, eds. (2001). Leaving Readers Behind: The Age of Corporate Newspapering. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press. ISBN 1610752325.
  2. ^ Pulitzer names new publisher for Record
  3. ^ Pulitzer chooses Lee Enterprises to continue its newspaper legacy Archived 2013-12-25 at archive.today
  4. ^ Report, Santa Maria Times Staff. "Lee Enterprises sells papers in Santa Maria, Hanford". Santa Maria Times. Retrieved 2020-03-15.