We Are Looking for Angels
Because The Monthly comes out month after month, with our trademark eye-catching art covers and quality reporting, you may not realize that we operate on a budget so small it could fit in a coin purse. For 41 years, we’ve covered local issues, trends, and personalities in a degree of depth that daily and weekly publications just can’t attain, breaking stories, winning prizes, and—most important—offering a unique and reliable source of information and pleasure to residents of the East Bay. For free, thanks to the many loyal small businesses that have supported us through
We don’t intend to phase out our fine print publication, ever—or to charge for it. But to stay relevant in the digital age, we need to bolster our online offerings. And for that, we need cash—cash that exceeds our normal operating costs. Cash for 21st-century computers, improved, interactive website design, and the temporary staffing required to move the magazine into the future.
Yes, we’d love to find a major donor, an angel to fly us right into high-tech heaven, where
Anyone who makes a contribution is invited to visit our offices and we'll say thank you with a free vintage cover poster to frame for your wall or give as a gift.
—Karen Klaber, founder and publisher
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Or, you can contribute by credit card by calling our office manager at (510) 658-9811 x100,