Kerwest Newspapers



KerWest, Inc.

The Kerman News

The Kerman News Advertiser

Firebaugh/Mendota Journal

Journal Shopping Guide

San Joaquin/Tranquillity West Side Advance

Published Every Wednesday Morning

652 S. Madera Ave., Kerman CA 93630

Telephone (559) 846-6689 Fax (559) 846-8045

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KerWest, Inc. Publisher


P. O. Box 336, Kerman, CA 93630-0336

Web Site


Effective January 1, 2013


Subscriptions must be paid at time of order

Inside Fresno County 30.00 per year

Outside Fresno County 40.00 per year

Senior Citizen Rates (In Fresno County) 25.00 per year


Regular Display Advertising

Based on 6 column format, 126" per page

The Kerman News and The Kerman News

Advertiser (6,500 Circulation) 15.00 col. in.

Firebaugh/Mendota Journal and

Firebaugh/Mendota Journal

Shopping Guide (6,000 Circulation) 15.00 col. in.

San Joaquin/Tranquillity

West Side Advance (2,000 Circ.) 15.00 col. in.Political Advertising (cash with order)

The Kerman News & Advertiser 15.00 col. in.

Mendota/Firebaugh Journal 15.00 col. in.

West Side Advance 15.00 col. in.

Newspaper Combination BuysAny Two Newspapers 12.00 col. in. per paper

All Three Newspapers 10.00 col. in. per paper

BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORYEach Square 20.00 a week. 12 Week Commitment.

15.00 Typeset, Layout charge per square. Payment must be received in full at time of ad placement.

13 WEEK CONTRACT- One Ad Each Week

Payment must be received in full at time of ad placement.

First Newspaper 10.00 col. inch

Any Two Newspapers 9.00 col. inch per paper

All Three Newspapers 8.00 col. inch per paper

Minimum space - 15 inches per ad.


Deadline:Wednesday 5 p.m., prior to week of insertion.Regular Classified 1.00 per word

Minimum Charge 25.00 for 25 words or less.Classified Display Rates - 2 Inch Minimum size

Kerman News & Advertiser 15.00 col. In.

Firebaugh/Mendota Journal & Shopping Guide 15.00 col. In.

West Side Advance 15.00 col. In.Newspaper Combination Buys

Any Two Newspapers 12.00 col. In. per paper

All Three Newspapers 10.00 col. in. per paper

The Publisher reserves the right to classify, edit, reject or cancel any advertisement at any time. The publisher will not be responsible for more than one incorrect insertion and its liability shall be limited to the price of one insertion. No allowance will be made for errors not materially affecting the value of the ad.


Rates apply to preprinted advertising inserts furnished by the advertiser. Advertisers wishing to zone less than full run will be charged an additional $2.00 per thousand. Preprints must be paid at time of order.


PRICE PER 1,000Single Sheet $55.00

4 Page Tab $62.00

4 Standard Pages, (8 tab) $64.00

6 Standard Pages (12 tab) $66.00

8 Standard Pages (16 tab) $68.00

10 Standard Pages (20 tab) $80.00

Total Market Frequency Discounts Available

Preprint Insert Conditions

Single Sheet InsertsCannot exceed 8 1/2 X 11". Stock must be at least 60 lb.

Folding for InsertionFinished size for insertion not to exceed 12" X 11".

Odd Size InsertsCreative folding and unusual preprint materials create special challenges for KerWest and may require special pricing. Page equivalent determination and rates will be furnished upon submission of sample copy of insert.

Delivery Deadline:Wednesday 5 p.m. of the week prior to publication. Insertion orders with signature of authorization requested two weeks advance of delivery. Deliveries accepted between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday only.

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