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Placing a Classified Ad

Online Ad Placement

    Fill out the form below to place your ad. A classifieds representative will contact you to arrange for payment. See below for rates and policies.

    Your Name, Address and Phone Number
    Metro Newspapers cannot print your ad without the following information. It will be kept strictly confidential.

    E-mail Address:
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    Ad Text:

By Phone
    Call the Metro Classified Department at 408.200.1396, Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 5:30pm.

    In Santa Cruz County, call 831.457.8500

    In the North Bay, call 707.527.1200.

By Fax

    Fax your ad to the Metro/Metro Santa Cruz Classified Department at 408.271.3520.

    In the North Bay, fax your ad to 707.527.1288.

By Mail

    Mail your order for Metro or Metro Santa Cruz Classifieds to 380 S. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113.

    In the North Bay, mail your order to North Bay Bohemian Classifieds, 216 E Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404.

In Person

    Visit a Metro Newspapers office Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:30pm. See directions to our offices: San Jose, North Bay, Santa Cruz.

Commercial Rates

    Call 408.200.1305 to speak to a classifieds representative, or send a fax to 408.271.3520.

Private Party Rates

    12 words for 2 weeks is $35; each additional word costs $1.


    Please include your Visa, Mastercard, Discover or American Express number, your name as it appears on the card and the expiration date.


    For copy, payment, space reservation or cancellation:

    Line and display ads: Friday 3pm

    Important Information

      Complete payment must accompany all advertising orders, and no refunds can be authorized after submission. $10 will be charged for each copy change after submission. Please check your ad the first day that it appears. If you find an error, report it immediately. Corrections must be reported before Friday at 5pm in order to be corrected by the next week's publication. Publisher assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions of copy. If in the publisher's opinion the error is serious enough to affect response, Metro Newspapers will publish a corrected version of the ad; however, no adjustment will be made on purely aesthetic grounds (or for an error's consequences). Liability for an error shall not exceed the cost of space occupied by such error. Classification is at Metro Newspapers' discretion and may be changed without notice. The order within each classification is random and cannot be prearranged. Advertisements are accepted upon the representation that the advertiser and/or its agency has the right to publish the contents thereof. In consideration of such publication, the advertiser and its agency agree to indemnify and hold the publisher harmless against any expense or loss by reason of any claims arising out of publication. Metro Newspapers reserves the right to edit, alter, omit or refuse any advertising submitted for publication.

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