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Circulation & Delivery

Our Distribution Model

The Almanac offers free delivery of the paper to addresses in our "Core Area." The core area is the group of zip codes that the paper's editorial team covers.

Almanac Core Area Zip Codes:
94020, 94025, 94026, 94027, 94028, 94061, 94062, 94063, 94064, 94065

To those living outside our core area who would like the paper sent to them, we can offer to mail the paper for a subscription of $60 for one year or $100 for two years. If you would like to subscribe to the paper outside the area, please email or call (650) 223-6557.

Request Free Delivery of the Almanac

If you are a resident in one of the "Core Area" zip codes and want to receive a free copy of the paper each week, please use this form to make a request. We may contact you every 3 years to confirm your request of the paper at your address, and we will only need a signature from you.
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Send us a Vacation Stop

Should you need to go out of town, we can have the delivery of the paper stopped while you are away. Let us know the date you need the paper stopped and the date you would like it to resume. Please give us at least a week's notice before you need the paper stopped in order to have the stop processed.
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In addition to our printed content, we also offer our Express that is delivered to your email each weekday. If you would want only especially significant local breaking news delivered to your email, usually no more than 2-3 times a month, we also offer Breaking News Updates. Either, or both, may be subscribed to for free by using the below form. (We do not share information submitted to the website with any outside entity.)
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Circulation Issues

Should you have an issue with the delivery of the paper, please let us know by email or by calling (650) 223-6557

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