CurtCo Publishing has sold San Diego Magazine to the title’s former president and CEO James L. Fitzpatrick and Milt and Frank Jones, owners of Desert Publications Inc., publisher of Palm Springs Life.
The deal is the second in three planned divestitures for CurtCo. Last week CurtCo announced it had sold Sarasota and Gulfshore Life magazines to Dan Denton, the former owner of Gulfshore Media. Still on the block is CurtCo’s Art & Antiques.
In addition to Palm Springs Life, Desert Publications, Inc. publishes Desert Guide, Pebble Beach: The Magazine; Newport Beach Visitor’s Guide; Houston Visitor’s Guide and a variety of custom publications.
DeSilva + Phillips represented CurtCo in the sale.