Letters to the Editor

Contact: Dennis Evanosky

Letters posted at the editor's discretion.
250 word maximum. Name and phone number are required for submission.
If your letter is posted, Alameda Sun will publish your name, but not your phone number. 


Contact: Eric Kos

The fee for obituaries is $75 per 250 words, and $25 per photograph.

Legal Advertisements

The Alameda Sun is an adjudicated newspaper for Alameda County.

Contact: Jillian Strahler

Legal Ad Prices

  • Fictitious Business Name $75 for 4 weeks of publication, and proof of publication sent to Alameda County Clerk Recorder. A copy of your FBN proof of publication is available for an additional $25. *
  • Name Change $125 for 4 weeks of publication, includes proof of publication sent to client and the court. Additional names are $25 each, and must be on the same form. 
  • Petition for Probate $200 for 3 weeks of publication, includes affidavit sent to client and the court. **
  • Other Legal Ads are $1 per word, or $40 per column inch for display advertisements.

* For any business filing a Fictitious Business Name Statement in Alameda County.

** Petition for Probate is for people who lived in the City of Alameda.

Classified Advertisements

Contact: Jillian Strahler

Basic in-line classified ads are $1 per word per week

Classified display advertisements are $40 per column inch

The Classifieds page features a special section for Garage Sales. 

The paper is distributed once a week on Thursday. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday at noon.



Free local community events and low-cost-admission events for non-profit organizations are published free of charge. 

Sun Shines 

“The Sun Shines Everywhere” attempts to show the Alameda Sun in every state of the Union and every country in the world. Submit a small descriptive paragraph along with your photo via email to


Alameda Sun accepts online submissions for the following:

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