Applause

To place an Applause ad, visit http://applause.bakersfield.com/ to get started. You can also email applause@bakersfield.com or call (661) 322-5627. Applause publishes every Friday in The Bakersfield Californian. Deadline for reservation, payment and copy is Wednesday at 11 a.m. prior to publication date.

Classified

To place a classified ad, visit http://advertise.bakersfield.com/classified/ to get started. You can also contact a Classified Advisor to assist you by calling (661) 322-SELL (322-7355) or emailing classified@bakersfield.com. Ad request and payment is due by 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday to ensure the ad will start the following day.

Jobs

To place an employment ad, visit http://advertise.bakersfield.com/recruitment/ to get started. You can also email employmentzone@bakersfield.com or call (661) 322-JOBS (322-5627). For deadline information, contact an Account Executive.

Obituaries

To place an obituary or an In Loving Memory, visit http://advertise.bakersfield.com/obituary/ to get started. You can also email the following information: contact name, phone number, address, obituary photo(s) and obituary text to obitphoto@bakersfield.com or call (661) 395-7302. Request and needed information is due by 2 p.m. Monday - Friday to start the following day.


For all other ad requests or questions, please call (661) 395-7500.

You may also place your ads by visiting The Bakersfield Californian office at 1707 Eye Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301. We accept major credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. We do not accept bills larger that $20.

Business Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Classified FAQ

  • What credit cards do you accept?

    Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express

  • Do you charge for photos?

    Yes, $5 for photos.

  • Can I get a refund?

    All ads placed are nonrefundable.

  • How late can I call to place an ad?

    A regular Classified ad, can be taken up to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday for next day publication.

  • How do I change my ad?

    Call 322-7355 to change your ad for print or online during regular business hours.

  • How do I stop my ad from running?

    Call 322-7355 to change your ad for print or online during regular business hours.

  • Can I restart my ad?

    Yes, call 322-7355 to change your ad for print or online during regular business hours.

Applause FAQ

  • How do I place an Applause announcement?

    Call 322-7355 or email classified@bakersfield.com to place your announcement.

  • What credit cards do you accept?

    Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express

  • What is the Applause deadline?

    The deadline is Monday at Noon prior to the Friday publication date.

  • When do Applause ads appear?

    Applause is a special feature that runs in Friday's Bakersfield Californian.

  • Can I email in my photo and announcement?

    Yes, you can email it to classified@bakersfield.com, be sure to include a phone number in the email.

  • How much does it cost to appear in Applause?

    Prices start at $85. Most announcements include a photo and up to 50 words. Prices are subject to change. Call 322-7355 for further pricing.

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