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Newspapers and Magazines: Newspapers

Current and archived content from newspapers, newswires, transcripts, business journals, magazines, and other publications all from NewsBank's Research Collection. Popular Magazines can be searched via the Library databases - Explora.


NewsBank's Research Collection 
Explore issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Includes diverse source types including print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos.

Historical Newspapers

Access local historical newspapers online
Full-text digital scans are available for selected issues of the following newspapers: Antioch Ledger, Byron Times, Concord Transcript, Contra Costa Courier, Danville Journal, Contra Costa Gazette, Contra Costan, Daily Gazette, Daily Press, Danville Journal, Journal (El Cerrito), Martinez Daily Standard, Pittsburg Post, Pittsburg Post Dispatch, Richmond Daily Independent.

The Pleasant Hill Library has the following local history resources:

California Digital Newspaper Collection
A Freely Accessible Repository of Digitized California Newspapers from 1846 to the Present

Remember & Go
Contra Costa County Library's local history database which features the Library’s collections as well as those of other local history-related institutions, such as historical societies and museums, in order to create awareness of these resources and increase their use.

Transcripts & Newswires

Transcripts: U.S. television and radio news shows

Newswires: Associated Press Archive, Federal Register, Government Press Releases, and more.


East Bay Times (Contra Costa Times)

East Bay Times - 4/5/2016 - 

Contra Costa Times  - Date Range: 6/1/1995 - 4/4/2016.

Pictures, graphics, advertising, and classified advertisements are not included in this database. Obituary articles are included, but obituary notices are not. The database is updated daily.


California Newspapers

Regional: Alameda Times-Star, Berkeley Voice, Brentwood News, Concord Transcripts, El Cerrito Journal, Lamorinda Sun, Ledger Dispatch, Montclarion, Piedmonter, The Record, San Ramon Valley Times, Solano Times, Valley Times, Walnut Creek Journal, West County Times, West County Weekly.

State: Sacramento Bee, San Jose Mercury News, Santa Cruz Sentinel, San Francisco Chronicle, San Diego Union-Tribune, Los Angeles Times Newswire, and more.

Acceda Noticias

Spanish-language Newspapers: Sources from Florida to California. Articles from other news sources across Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Columbia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Spain.

NewsBank Special Reports

United States

America's Newspapers: News sources nationwide.


Business Coverage: US & International