Advertise with us:

• When you advertise in The Santa Monica Star Newspaper, you will become part of a community resource with a proven track record. You and your business can also be featured through a story or column and a photograph.

• Reach over 10,000 potential customers on the Westside by becoming part of our growing advertising network.

• Be written up in interviews/personalized stories to let potential customers learn more about you and your business.


Editorial copy and calendar listings should be submitted by the 10th of the month before an event. Advertising information should be submitted by the 20th of the month before publication.

Newsprint display ad specifications:

Display advertisement file format submission: Provide as high resolution (300 dpi) PDF, jpeg, or tiff file as an attachment with all fonts embedded. Email to:

Note that small copy below 6 pt. can have poor reproduction quality, especially reverse type. Please make black type 100% black and not a 4 color black combination. Options are available for our graphics department to produce your ad. Call Diane at 310-613-3899 for further details.


Policies: All copy is subject to publisher approval. All advertising is accepted on a payment in advance basis until credit is established. Commission of 15% of gross should be added by qualified agencies when camera-ready copy is provided.

Short Rates: The advertiser will be short-rated if the amount of space committed is not used as noted in the contract.

Newsprint display ad sizes:
*Contact us today for ad prices and distribution.