SF Weekly On Hook For $21M Antitrust Judgment

Law360, New York (January 8, 2010, 6:28 PM EST) -- Marking the latest volley in a bitter battle between two Bay Area alternative newspapers, the San Francisco Bay Guardian has reportedly won court approval to go after a $21 million judgment it scored last year after accusing rival SF Weekly of engaging in predatory pricing.

Commissioner Bruce Slavit of the San Francisco Superior Court has granted a bid by the independently owned Guardian to place a lien on the chain-owned Weekly's parent company, Village Voice Media, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Thursday.

The move comes as...
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