The McClatchy Co. engages in the operation of media companies. The firm provides local journalism to communities as well as selected national news coverage. It publishes local brands including the Miami Herald, The Kansas City Star, The Sacramento Bee, The Charlotte Observer, The (Raleigh) News and Observer, and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. It operates through the Western and Eastern segments. The Western segment consists of media operations in the California, Washington, and the Central region. The Eastern segment includes the media operations in the Carolinas and the East and Southeast regions. The company was founded in 1857 and is headquartered in Sacramento, CA.