Direct Delivery Distribution
Almaden Valley, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Menlo Park, Monte Sereno, Palo Alto, Rose Garden, Saratoga, Silver Creek Estates and Willow Glen.

Santa Clara Valley's most prestigious newspaper covering Fund Raisers,
the Arts, and the Social Scene with articles written by local celebrities.
ADVERTISING RATES: [email protected]


Mechanical Information
Horizontal Vertical
Full Page n/a 9.62" x 13.75"
1/2 Page 9.62" x 6.68" 4.74" x 13.5"
1/4 Page 9.62" x 3.26" n/a
1/4 Page Square n/a 4.74" x 6.68"
1/8 Page 4.74" x 3.26" 2.3" x 6.68"

Circulation: 42,000 monthly
Readership: 150,000

Special Positions: Back Cover - 20% premium Inside front and inside back covers - 15% premium All other special positioning (1/4 page min) - 10% premium

Discounts: 15% agency; 20% non-profit

Billing: Mailed upon publication; payment due within 30 days of invoice date.

Deadline Schedule: 20 days before the first of the month of space reservation. Publishing date is the first of each month.


Electronic File Submission

All files must be compressed before being submitted electronically. Use Aladdin Software’s Stuffit software for the Mac or ZIP compression for PC files. Call your advertising account manager immediately after sending your ad files.

For small files (max. 1 MB)

E-mail address: [email protected]

For large files

FTP: ftp.svbizink.com
Login: bizink
Password: 4ads
Directory: /pub/Valley_Scene_Files

Use one of the following applications for uploading file to
our FTP site.

Macintosh: Fetch
//www.dartmouth.edu/pages/softdev/fetch.html

Windows: CuteFTP
//www.cuteftp.com/products/cuteftp/


Production Service

Ad Layout / Design $45/hr
Photo Editing (incl. color correction) $65/hr
Camera-ready ads need no production work.

Camera Ready Ads
Velox/positive: 85 line screen
Film: Neg, RRED, 100 line screen, with proofColor ads: Film Negs with color indications, RRED, 100 line screen. Color proof required.

Electronic Files: QuarkXPress, Freehand EPS or Illustrator EPS files; include all fonts and placed artwork.

Proofs are required with all artwork.


General Conditions

  • A Service charge of 15% per month will be assessed on overdue balances
  • In the event that an account requires fees for collection and/or legal proceedings, advertiser agrees to pay collection and/or attorney fees.
  • Valley Scene - all rights reserved. No part of this newspaper may be reproduced without written permission of the Publisher.
  • Valley Scene does not necessarily agree with the opinions expressed herein nor is it to be held responsible for facts as presented by authors and/or advertisers.
  • The publishers may refuse to accept inappropriate ads and may insert the word " Advertisement " as needed.
  • Advertisers and their agencies assume liability for all content of advertisements published and any resulting claims made against the publisher.