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The Bakersfield Californian accepts all ads with the exception of Items under $100 by calling (661) 322-7355 or visiting The Californian office at 1707 Eye Street during normal business hours.

To place an ad for Items Under $100, please use the Place An Ad online ordering system.

To place an Employment ad directly contact the Employment Team at (661) 322-5627.

To place a Legal notice or Service Directory ad, call (661) 395-7243.

To place an Obituary or In Loving Memory, call (661) 395-7302.

Ads placed by 3 p.m. Monday through Friday will publish on the next applicable publication date depending on the package and category you select. Ads placed after 3 p.m. on Friday through Sunday, will be published in Tuesday's newspaper. Merchandise and Automotive ads will publish on the following Thursday in the newspaper.

All classifieds ads are prepaid. Ads placed through any of the online ordering systems are nonrefundable for any reason.

Questions, please contact The Classified Department at (661) 322-7355, or email