Western City - A Great Way to Market Services and Products to Local Government

Western City is the monthly digital publication of the League of California Cities. It is shared each month with all elected city officials and major department heads throughout California’s 482 cities.

  • 10,000+ website page views per month
  • 6,500+ website users on average per month
  • 18,000+ email newsletter subscribers
  • 25% average open rate on email newsletters

Digital Advertising Opportunities and Rates

Leaderboard banner and medium box ads


  • Includes a 970×90 pixel banner on the homepage and a 350×200 pixel medium box on all pages of the website, including the homepage. JPEG, PNG, and GIF accepted. Must be 72 dpi.

Medium box ad


  • Share a 300×250 pixel medium box ad on all pages of the website, including the homepage. JPEG, PNG, and GIF accepted. Must be 72 dpi.

Email newsletter ad


  • Insert a 600×125 pixel ad in the monthly issue preview newsletter. JPEG and PNG accepted.


Western City homepage advertising examples.

All artwork and URLs due one week prior to the first of each ad publication month. 


Advertorial - Available to Cal Cities Partners ONLY

$1,000 per month: Preview text and image placed on the homepage and in the monthly magazine preview newsletter email. COMPLIMENTARY to Premier Partners. Reserve your spot today!

  • Advertorials are 600 to 900 words and can include three photos (landscape preferred).
  • Appears on the homepage for the issue month and in the monthly magazine preview newsletter email.
  • Advertorial content should discuss the benefits experienced by the consumer of the product/service as opposed to the features of the product/service. Your article should include real-life scenarios, case studies, quotes, and data that demonstrate its impact to cities and/or their residents.
  • Advertorials will be reviewed and edited by the Western City editorial team. Edits will be sent to the advertiser for review. 
  • Content is due by copy deadline. Please visit the Editorial Information page for more information about deadlines or how to structure your article.
  • Advertorials can be republished in other publications, including your own. Please credit or link to the original Western City article when possible.

If you have any questions about advertising in Western City Magazine, contact Amanda Cadelago.

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