The Independent is a locally owned and operated newspaper that has been in business since 1963. It serves the needs of clients in the Livermore, Sunol and Pleasonton in California. The newspaper features art, entertainment, obituary and bulletin sections. The Independent s classified advertising section offers information on employment and real estate, as well as garage and items for sale. The newspaper operates a mailbox for readers. It provides news on various topics, such as finance, health and current events. The Independent is mailed on Thursdays to single-family homes and more than 3,200 local businesses. In addition, it focused on various people, programs and places.