The San Diego Union-Tribune is a daily newspaper published in San Diego, California. Its name derives from a 1992 merger between San Diego Union and San Diego Evening Tribune. The San Diego Sun had merged with the Evening Tribune in 1939. In 2012, the newspaper was renamed U-T San Diego and competitor North County Times newspaper was merged into its pages. In 2015, the newspaper was bought by Tribune Publishing and reverted to its prior name as The San Diego Union-Tribune.