Mailing Addresses

Ventura County Star

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

Main contact number


Main office

550 Camarillo Center Dr., Camarillo- right behind the Camarillo Outlets.

Arch Rock

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

Contacting site staff


The best way to contact the site for suggestions or guidance is at

Technical issues

If you have a technical questions, or would like to report a problem with the website, contact

Staff contacts

Want to email a specific staff member? Want to see more work from a specific writer? Use our staff pages. Contact editors, writers and more.

Getting a letter published

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

By E-mail

Send us e-mail by This is the preferred method. Please note, we do not accept and will not open e-mails that include attachments. Please follow the guidelines to the right.

By Post

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

  • Keep letters short. No more than 300 words.
  • Address only one topic in the letter. This will help keep it short.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Remember, all letters are subject to editing.

Submissions for specific subjects and regions

  • Contact Ken Maryanski at 805-437-0209 about Breaking News, Law Enforcement, Health, Environment and the cities of Camarillo, Port Hueneme and Ojai.
  • Contact Darrin Peschka at 805-437-0254 about County Government, State Government, Transportation, Military, Courts and the cities of Oxnard, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Ventura and Moorpark.
  • Contact Mike Blackwell at 805-437-0240 about Lifestyle, Education and Features.
  • Contact Jim Medina at 805-437-0201 about news tips and day-to-day operations of the newsroom.
  • Contact Jon Catalini at 805-437-0278 about Sports.
  • Contact DeAnn Justesen at 805-437-0207 about Business and the city of Fillmore.
  • Contact Stacie Galang at 805-437-0222 about Community News in the West County cities of Oxnard, Port Hueneme, Camarillo, Ventura, Ojai, Fillmore and Santa Paula and surrounding areas.
  • Contact Donna Meese at 805-437-0221 about Community News in the East County cities of Moorpark, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills and the surrounding areas.

Community News

You want to submit community news, contact Also, consider using YourNews, our community news website.

News tip

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

Tell us your thoughts

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

How to subscribe to the print paper

Call 805-437-0000, our automated system, the fastest, most efficient way to get service for your newspaper subscription. Or go online at to see subscription rates, renewal information, vacation stops and delivery problems.

Advertising with The Star


You have something to sell? That's Classified advertising: click here. Or call 805-437-0000.

Display Advertising

If you are in business, call display advertising: 805-437-0332.

Online Advertising / Banner Ads

Find an online sales manager, from the list to the right, that can help you find the best solution for advertising on this site.

Recruitment Sales

Inside Recruitment Sales
Crystal Rough

Outside Recruitment Sales
Abraham Govea

Obituaries and death notices

Obituaries (paid) and death notices (free) can be placed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday our Camarillo Office; ; by email at or by fax at 805-987-2698.

  • Obituaries are not accepted on Saturday or Sunday.
  • 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.

Online obituaries are displayed for 3 days from date of first publication in the display list on the obituaries site. Each online obituary then has 30 days from date of first publication in the searchable database.

Some obituaries contain guestbooks that allow visitors to write thoughts and condolences. Guestbooks are seperate from an obituary and may have longer time frames for availibility. To view a guestbook, click here.

More Contacts

Photos for private use can be ordered directly from the web site by clicking through the link under the photo. Photos that do not have a link to purchase are likely unavailable for purchase. For reprint rights, please contact Visuals Editor Wendy Pierro.

To view our photos, you can go directly to our photo galleries under Media on our navigation bar.

You want to submit a Sponsorship Request for your event or organization? That's Community Relations: click here. Or call 805-437-0446.

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