Contact the California Democrat

Contact the California Democrat is produced by The California Democrat in California, Missouri USA, serving Moniteau County and the surrounding area. The newspaper is the county's oldest business, established in 1858. (See our About Us page for more.)

The newspaper is published weekly on Wednesdays. The office is located at 319 S. High St., California, MO 65018. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


All departments: 573-796-2135.

General e-mail


Contact the news department by calling 573-796-2135 or email with ideas or suggestions for stories or photographs or with questions concerning any previously published article. News tips and press releases can also be faxed in at 573-796-4220.


To place an advertisement, contact the Advertising Department by calling 573-796-2135 and asking for the appropriate section - classified or display advertising.

Circulation, Subscriptions & Home Delivery

To subscribe to the California Democrat or if you fail to receive the newspaper by its normal time, contact the Circulation Department at 573-796-2135.


Please notify us of any errors immediately by telephone at 573-796-2135 so that a correction can be made in a timely manner.

Technical Issues

If you have a question or problem relating to the technical aspects of this website or suggestions about its presentation, please contact the website manager by calling 573-761-0210 or submitting a trouble ticket via this form. Please specify that your issue pertains to