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Santa Barbara News-Press Information

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A Reader's Guide to what's inside the Santa Barbara News-Press

The Santa Barbara News-Press is California's oldest daily newspaper serving Santa Barbara County since 1855. Our award-winning local, national and international news and features are designed to meet your daily needs. Click here to view a sampling of our outstanding coverage.

Delivery Deadlines

Papers should be delivered by 6 a.m. Monday - Friday and by 7 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

Customer Service

We're just a phone call away! If you miss your paper or receive a wet or damaged issue please call us at 805/966.7171 or 800/654.3292 to arrange for redelivery or credit. Our District Managers will hand deliver your newspaper within one hour after you call. If you need assistance with your home delivery subscription or have a billing inquiry please feel free to call us at 805/966.7171 or 800/654.3292.

Vacation Cancellations

Going on vacation? Be sure to notify our office. Why not consider a convenient VACATION PAK? Your papers will be saved and redelivered when you return. There is no charge for this service.

You may also donate these vacation issues to local students who will use the newspaper as an educational tool all year long. The donation is tax deductible and is appreciated by teachers and students alike! Ask to be a NEWSPAPER IN EDUCATION SPONSOR. For more information please call our customer service department at 805/966.7171 or 800/654.3292 or email us at :

Our Subscription Rates

Click here to view our subscription rates.

Newsrack Inquiries

The Santa Barbara News-Press is available at newsracks and store locations throughout Santa Barbara County. To report newsrack malfunctions please contact our Single Copy Department at 805/564.5260.

Route Delivery Opportunities

Delivery routes are available periodically throughout Santa Barbara County. The News-Press requires all independent contractors to have a valid California Drivers License; a reliable vehicle with insurance coverage; and you must be at least 18 years of age.

Delivery on an average route requires approximately 2 hours to complete. Paper delivery must be completed by 6 a.m. Monday - Friday and by 7 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Compensation is determined based on the size, length and difficulty of the route. A typical route may average between $600 - $900 per month.

For additional information please contact our home delivery department at: 805-564-5144 or email Vicente Camacho at