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The PRINT Journal is published weekly every Thursday and distributed to homes, public buildings and businesses in Rosemead. Copies are also distributed to neighboring communities of Monterey Park, Alhambra, San Gabriel and Montebello. Deadline is the week before publication. The Monterey Park Journal, the sister publication is published monthly on the last week of teh month.


The West Valley Journal is published by Barron Communications, a family-owned business. The West Valley Journal, and its companion publication — The Monterey Park Journal, have been published since 1998.

Our pages feature news about the communities of Rosemead, Monterey Park, Alhambra and San Gabriel. In addition, a diverse array of columnists and features that offer tremendous entertainment value.

These include the Beachcomber column by editor Dave Barron, Point of Law by Attorney G. Monty Manibog, syndicated columnist Ruben Navarette, Food Editor & Columnist Virginia Cisneros. Also featured are Sudoku and Crossword Puzzles from the pages of the Christian Science Monitor. The publication also fpublishes a regular Horiscope column and other puzzles.

We also feature opinion articles by local residents on timely issue of interest to local readers. The articles, news stories and columns reflect the rich cultural diversity of the West San Gabriel Valley. The publication first began as a monthly Journal. In June of 2008 we began publishing on a regular weekly basis.

The Journal is a family owned business operated by Barron Communications.Members of the Monterey Park & Rosemead Chambers of Commerce.


General Open Rate is $25 per column inch.


Repetition is the key to successful advertising and branding your business. We highly recommend our low-competitive rates that are earned through frequent advertising or annual schedules. The following rates are based on a minimum of three insertions in a 3 month period. Annual rates are also available.


One-eighth page ad: $50.00
One-fourth page ad: $100.00
One-half page ad: $200.00
Full-page ad: $400.00
Spot Dolor: add 10% more.
Four-Color: add 25% more.
Graphic Charges may apply when ads are not provided in PDF or camera-ready art.


Web page ads are ten cents per hit with a minimum of 100 HITS or $10 purchase paid in advance.


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200px by 80px for 7 days: $25
400px by 110px for 7 days: $50

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