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Ventura County Star
P.O. Box 6006
Camarillo, CA 93011
Ventura County Star
Marketing Dept.
P.O. Box 6007
Camarillo, CA 93011

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Getting a letter published

To express a viewpoint or to comment on an issue of general interest, simply do one of the following:

Send us e-mail by clicking here. This is the preferred method. Please note, we do not accept and will not open e-mails that include attachments. See below for details.

    Letter writing guidelines-
  1. Keep letters short. No more than 300 words.
  2. Address only one topic in the letter. This will help keep it short.
  3. If the letter is in response to something published in The Star, please include the date the item appeared and the headline on the item.
  4. Most important, include your full name (not partial initials), full home street address and phone number on each letter you submit. E-mail addresses also are welcome. If your letter is published, you will only be identified by your name and city of residence.
  5. Remember, all letters are subject to editing.

To send a letter to the editor through the postal service:

Editor's Letters, Ventura County Star
P.O. Box 6006
Camarillo, CA 93011
Fax: 805-482-6167

More ways to contact us


Call 1-800-221-STAR, our automated system, the fastest, most efficient way to get service. Or go online at


You have something to sell? That's Classified advertising: click here. Or call 1-800-221-7827.

If you are in business, call display advertising: 805-437-0327.

If you'd like to advertise on our Web site, call Nick Oliveri at 805-437-0381.


In Ventura, Oxnard, and Camarillo contact Ken Maryanski at 437-0209; in Simi Valley, Moorpark, and Thousand Oaks, call Mike Comeaux at 805-496-0803.

You want to submit community news, contact Maria Saint at 805-437-0231.

You have a news tip, contact DeAnn Justesen at 805-437-0207.

If you just want to tell us what you think of today's newspaper, call editor Joe Howry at 805-437-0200.

Obituaries and death notices

Obituaries (paid) and death notices (free) can be placed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday at our Camarillo Office; or by fax Monday-Saturday at 805-987-2698. To view obituaries, click through here to Obituaries are not accepted on Sundays. Copy must be submitted by noon for publication the following day, and is subject to editing for proper grammar. All private-party obituaries must be accompanied by proof of death and payment. Death notices also require proof of death.

Obtaining photographs

Reprints of published photographs and others taken by our photographers are available on our online photo gallery. Click here to find out more about purchasing photo reprints.