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The Ventura County Star strives to publish a high-quality, local newspaper and provide online products that serve Ventura County. Owned by the E. W Scripps Co., the Ventura County Star has been a leading provider of local news, information and entertainment content since 1925.

The Ventura County Star can assist you in spreading the word about your organization or event in the following ways:

  1. Sponsorships: Request sponsorship of your event or organization through a trade or sponsorship agreement and receive in-kind advertising. For more information, visit Sponsorship.
  2. YourNews: Post your events and event photos on Your News, The Star's community journalism site. Select postings are included in the Star's free weekly newspaper, EXTRA! which is delivered to all non-subscribers. For more information, visit YourNews.
  3. Newsroom Coverage: For the possibility of The Star covering your event or writing a story about your organization, please submit a press release with all pertinent information directly to the newsroom.  For more information, visit Press Release.
  4. Advertising: To get more information about purchasing advertising to spread the word about your organization or event, please visit Advertising.
  5. NEW! "Say Cheese": Send your group photos, beautiful sunset shots, cute pet pics, sports team photos and anything else you'd like to be included on our "Say Cheese" page featured in our free weekly newspaper, EXTRA. Be sure to include your city of residence and a small description of who, what and where the photo was taken and send a hi-resolution version to