Newspaper publisher dies of apparent heart attack in Westlake Village

J. Scott Schmidt, 66, a former newspaper publisher, died of an apparent heart attack on Thurs., Dec. 18 in his Westlake Village home.
From 1975 to 1983, Schmidt was publisher of the Los Angeles area's Daily News, formerly a free publication known as the Valley News and Green Sheet.
Prior to moving to Southern California, Schmidt had been managing editor of the Chicago Tribune. From the mid-1980s, he served as publisher for the California Apparel News, San Gabriel Valley Newspapers, ...

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