Matthew Keys, Editor
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Solano NewsNet is the only locally-owned news media company, publishing breaking news and in-depth journalism to those who live and work in the communities of Solano County, California. [1]

Our news articles reach thousands of readers across a wide variety of devices and platforms, including smartphones and tablets, with content distributed on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter and Substack.

Launched in August 2020, our Substack e-mail newsletter is delivered weekdays to hundreds of residents, business owners, first responders and government officials in Solano County, with an open rate between 30 percent and 40 percent — nearly double the industry standard benchmark of around 20 percent. [2]

Our social media presence reach includes thousands of direct readers, with exposure to hundreds of thousands of users across a number of platforms.  [3] On Facebook, Solano NewsNet is the only newsroom to operate a live Facebook group reaching more than 3,500 people, with a condition of membership being local residency and/or employment in Solano County — ensuring our content reaches local readers who are part of the local community. [4]

Solano NewsNet content is also published to a number of Facebook pages and local community groups, with an aggregate reach of over 200,000 active monthly users, and our Twitter account consists of more than 9,300 engaged followers — making Solano NewsNet the most-visible local news brand in all of Solano County.

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[1] "Local" is based on location of parent company's incorporation. Solano NewsNet is owned and operated by Solano Media, LLC, a business licensed in the City of Vacaville, California.

[2] Based on individual data provided by Substack and aggregate data reviewed by Solano NewsNet as of July 2022.

[3] Based on counts of direct followers across a wide number of social media platforms in addition to membership in social media groups where Solano NewsNet content is regularly posted and the number of followers of regularly-engaged readers.

[4] In the Solano NewsNet Live Facebook group, a condition of membership requires a Facebook user to affirm that they live and/or work in Solano County, California when they send a request to join the group. An exception is made for some government officials, emergency first responders and members of the news media who may live and/or work in a community outside Solano County. As of June 2022, 97.7 percent of Solano NewsNet Live members lived and/or worked in Solano County.

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