Because of the large volume of submissions, The Argonaut is unable to publish all of the calendar items we receive. Priority is given free events and events with admissions to the public of $20 or less. Exceptions are made for lunches, dinner and entertainment events we believe will be of interest to our readers.

If you wish to have an item listed in The Argonaut Calendar of Events, your submissions must be received no later than noon on Wednesdays eight days before the publication date.

Listings are free. However, submissions must:

  • Concern activities in Marina del Rey, Playa del Rey, Santa Monica, Venice, Westchester, Mar Vista, Del Rey and Playa Vista
  • Contain the time, day of the month and exact location of the event
  • Contain the admission charge to the public for entrance or participation
  • Include a phone number the public can call for the additional information. We regret that we don’t have the staff available to call for required information missing from calendar submissions. All incomplete calendar submission will be discarded without notice.

    Submissions may be mailed to The Argonaut at:
    The Argonaut Newspaper
    Po Box 11209
    Marina del Rey, CA 90295-7209

    Submissions may also be hand delivered to The Argonaut at:
    The Argonaut Newspaper
    5355 McConnell Ave
    Los Angeles, CA 90066

    Or faxed/emailed to:
    The Argonaut News Department
    Fax: (310) 823-0616

    Sorry, but we are unable to accept any information by phone.

    How do I submit a letter to the editor?

    The Argonaut welcomes letters to the editor on topics of local interest.

    Letters to the editor may be mailed to The Argonaut.
    Po Box 11209,
    Marina del Rey, CA 90295-7209

    Fax 310-823-0616


    brought to our office at:
    5355 McConnell Ave., one block north of Jefferson Blvd, and four blocks east of Lincoln Blvd

    Important: Letter must be addressed to the editor and will be considered for publication only if they include:

  • A daytime phone number and street address – no post office boxes, please – of the letter writer (only your name and city will be published)

    Persons who live aboard a boat should include their slip number in lieu of street address.

    We regret we do not have the staff available to return letters that do not include a daytime telephone number and street address or to secure this required information.

    What are your advertising deadlines?

    Normal Advertising Deadlines are:

    Special Advertising Sections: Thursday 5pm

    Real Estate Advertising: Friday noon

    Display Advertising: Monday noon

    Classified Advertising: Internet submission – Monday 3 pm; Phone submission – Tuesday 4 pm

    Classified Display Advertising: Tuesday 10:00 am

    When does the Argonaut publish?

    The Argonaut is a weekly publication, and it is published every Thursday.