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Frequently Asked Questions

Where are the Malibu Times offices located?

The Malibu Times, 3864 Las Flores Canyon, Malibu 90265 

What are The Malibu Times hours of operation?

The Malibu Times' offices are open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday thru Friday and closed on all national holidays. When the office is closed, items can emailed to editorial@malibutimes.com or dropped into the mail slot located on the office's front door.

What are the deadlines for submitting advertising?

Space reservations for display and display classified advertising can be made Friday at 5 p.m. (or before) with camera ready copy due Monday at noon. Classified line advertising deadline is Tuesday at 1 p.m. For more information please click go to Advertising or call 310.456.5507.

Where can I find ad pricing, sizes and specifications for print, video, and online ads?

For information about ad placement, pricing and specifications for print and online ads (including video ads), please speak to one of our advertising specialists at 310.456.5507. Advertising options and opportunities can be found on the Advertising page.

Does The Malibu Times accept advertising inserts?

Yes. 12000 copies of The Malibu Times are distributed through Malibu by US Mail and in high traffic areas in Malibu and in neighboring communities. For information on how to have your information inserted into the Times, visit the Advertising page or call one of our advertising specialists at 310.456.5507.

Does The Malibu Times provide graphic design for print and online ads as well as web design services?

Yes. If you wish to have your print, video or online advertisements and/or website produced by our graphic design department, please provide your written copy and any graphics and photos at the time you reserve your space, allowing plenty of time for it to be produced to your satisfaction. There is an additional charge for this service. For more information, contact our advertising specialists at 310.456.5507. 

How do I submit an event for the Calendar section?

You can submit an event and photo to the Calendar section by clicking on the Submit a Calendar Item link under the Malibu Life tab on this website or emailing it to editorial@malibutimes.com. All submissions will be subject to approval. There is no cost for an approved submission. Please note: Due to limited space, we can't guarantee all events will appear in print, although we do our best to get them all online. All listings run the week of the event. If you need to promote your event several issues in advance, please consider advertising it and visit the Advertising page or consult our advertising specialists by calling 310.456.5507. Deadline is noon on Tuesday.

How do I submit a Letter to the Editor?

We welcome all your feedback and opinions. To submit a Letter to the Editor click on Submit Letter link under the Opinion tab of this website. You can also e-mail it to editorial@malibutimes.com or mail to: Editor, The Malibu Times, 3864 Las Flores Canyon, Malibu, 90265. Letters must be limited to no more than 350 words and are subject to approval by the publisher. Deadline is noon on Tuesday.

How do I submit a news tip, news video or photo or story idea?

The best way to submit a news tip, story idea, news video or photo is to click on Submit Item or Photo under the News tab of this website or email it to editorial@malibutimes.com. Features deadline is Monday at noon; news deadline is Tuesday at noon.

How do I submit an obituary?

You can submit an obituary by email to editorial@malibutimes.com or selecting the Submit an Obituary link below the News tab of this website and uploading it. You can also mail it or drop it off at The Malibu Times offices located at 3864 Las Flores Canyon, Malibu 90265.

Does the Malibu Times publish DBAs and Legal Advertising?

Yes. The Malibu Times has been adjudicated by the Superior Court of Los Angeles County as a legal newspaper of general circulation qualified to carry all legal notices and documents. For more information on filing your application, click on DBA and Legal Advertising under the Advertising tab on this website or call 310.456.5507 x 108.

Do I automatically get editorial coverage when I advertise?

The Malibu Times does not sell stories and advertising with us does not ensure that you will receive any editorial coverage for your event or business. The best way to get your message seen is through paid advertising. However, we do support our advertisers through our business columns and by announcing their newsworthy activities and events. We have ad packages and products for all budgets. For more information, check out the Advertising page on this website or call 310.456.5507.

Does The Malibu Times offer internships?

If you are interested in finding out if a career in journalism, publication, graphics or advertising sales is for you, email your resume to agyork@malibutimes.com.

Where can I pick up copy of The Malibu Times Newspaper?

The Malibu Times is distributed at high traffic shopping, dining and entertainment areas throughout Malibu and in neighboring communities. For a specific location, please call our offices at 310.456.5507.

How do I nominate someone for a Dolphin Award?

We welcome all nominations for The Malibu Times' Citizen of the Year Dolphin Award. Please submit your nominee by email to editorial@malibutimes.com and include your contact information, the nominee’s contact information and a letter of no more than 300 words describing why you feel that this individual is a worthy candidate. You can also submit your letter by selecting the Dolphin Awards link under the About Us tab of this website.

How do I know whether or not my Dolphin Award candidate has already received a Dolphin Award?

A list of Dolphin Award winners can be seen under the Dolphin Award selection under the About Us tab on this website.

How can I advertise in the Malibu Times Magazine?

We welcome your interest in advertising in our community magazine, a newsstand edition of which can be seen by clicking on the MALIBU TIMES MAGAZINE tab on this website. For advertising information please click on the ADVERTSING tab or call 310-456-5507to speak with one of our advertising specialists.

Where can I find a copy of The Malibu Times Magazine?

The Malibu Times Magazine is available in high traffic shopping, dining, entertainment areas throughout Malibu and neighboring communities. For a specific location, please call 310-456-5507.

I live in Malibu; how can I receive a copy of The Malibu Times Newspaper in the mail? If you are a Malibu resident and are not receiving The Malibu Times in your mailbox, please call 310.456.5507 or email your name and mailing address to frontdesk@malibutimes.com.

I do not live in Malibu; how can I receive a copy of The Malibu Times in the mail?

Out of area subscriptions are available for $70 for 12 months or $50 for 6 months. To subscribe, click on the Subscribe selection under the About Us tab on this website, call 310.456.5507 or email frontdesk@malibutimes.com.  

How can I subscribe to The Malibu Times Magazine?

To subscribe to the Malibu Times Magazine, visit the Malibu Times Magazine site. 

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