Newspaper Rack Locations


Find the nearest newspaper rack to you! Spot an empty rack? Call 661-392-5777.

Recycle Your Newspaper



Now, at all Vons locations, you can recycle the poly bag that your Bakersfield Californian comes in:


Don’t trash it! Drop off your used newspapers at the following locations:

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