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About California Democrat Online

Welcome to CaliforniaDemocrat.com originating from the town of California, Missouri, the county seat of Moniteau County.

You'll find a few highlights from the extensive Moniteau County news and sports coverage featured in our print publication, The California Democrat. For expanded coverage, start newspaper home delivery by calling 573-796-2135.

The newspaper is published weekly on Wednesdays. The office is located at 319 S. High St., California, MO 65018. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Walter Hussman Jr., a third-generation newspaperman, heads Arkansas-based WEHCO Media Inc., which purchased The California Democrat, Jefferson City News Tribune, Fulton Sun, and The Lake Today from the Goshorn-Weldon family in 2008, forming Central Missouri Newspapers Inc. to operate the group. (See the News Tribune's About Us page for more.)

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For telephone numbers, e-mail addresses and department information, see our Contact page.


Please notify us of any errors immediately by telephone so that a correction can be made in a timely manner. Call 573-796-2135.