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Capistrano Beach-based independent media group launches glossy 28-page South Orange County Bridal Guide
magazine; Distributes 33,000 copies throughout communities of San Clemente, Dana Point and San Juan Capistrano

Capistrano Beach, Calif. — Picket Fence Media, an independently owned community media business, today announced the release of the premier issue of its annual South Orange County Bridal Guide, a glossy, color 28-page magazine profiling the best wedding locations, caterers, dining options, fashion, jewelry and accessory shops and much more. The magazine is the first magazine product by Picket Fence Media, which also publishes four market- leading community newspapers and online platforms: San Clemente Times, Dana Point Times, The Capistrano Dispatch and the Spanish language El Despacho. The magazine also has its own Web site and is featured on all of Picket Fence Media’s online properties.

The magazine, featuring an exclusive cover photo of San Clemente's Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, was distributed directly to more than 30,000 households in South Orange County as well as area retail outlets.

"The South Orange County Bridal Guide is a spectacular, targeted magazine highlighting all of the terrific wedding-related locations and businesses we have here in the area," said Norb Garrett, CEO/Publisher of Picket Fence Media and a 20-year veteran of national magazine publishing and community media. "Picket Fence Media strives to provide consumers and businesses of South Orange County with the very best in media properties so that they can better take advantage of all that our region has to offer. We take very seriously our role in helping promote and invest in businesses locally, especially during these challenging economic times."

Since launching in 2006, Picket Fence Media is one of the fastest-growing targeted community media companies in Southern California. Starting with the launch of the tabloid-formatted San Clemente Times in March 2006, Picket Fence Media now publishes four market-leading newspapers with a distribution of more than 55,000, a magazine with 33,000 distribution, and five Web sites with an average of more than 150,000 page views per month. Among its Web properties is the award-winning "Beyond the Blackboard" blog by PFM senior editor Jonathan Volzke. PFM also publishes numerous special sections throughout the year, including its exclusive "Best Of" Awards, annual high school football and graduation pullouts, and guides for San Clemente's Ocean Festival, Dana Point’s Festival of Whales and Turkey Trot, Dana Point Harbor Boat Show and Swallow’s Day Parade in San Juan Capistrano.

San Clemente Times
Dana Point Times
The Capistrano Dispatch
El Despacho