About Us

The Sun Newspapers has been a local voice for the community since 1967. Proudly reporting on the news and events of multiple communities including Seal Beach, Leisure World, Belmont Shores, Naples Island in Long Beach, Rossmoor, Los Alamitos, Huntington Harbour, Surfside and Sunset Beach.

The Sun Newspapers integrates print, digital and social media platforms, enabling our readership to access our content through various forms of media while significantly increasing our audience. The Sun Newspapers is committed to reporting on, gathering, and delivering timely news and informational content in our local market. Our readership is our most valuable asset and continues to grow daily. The Sun Newspapers publishes and distributes to over 16,000 homes and 7,000 high traffic commercial businesses every Thursday and has a total readership of over 51,000 weekly.

Sun Newspapers Writers:

Ted Apodaca – Editor
Ted Apodaca is the editor of the Sun Newspapers in Seal Beach. He has been writing news, sports and features for Southern California media outlets for the past 18 years.

Charles M. Kelly- Associate Editor
Charles M. Kelly is the associate editor of the Sun Newspapers. He was born in Long Beach, raised in Compton and Long Beach. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism. He covers crime and city government.