• Please limit your letters to 300 words and to one per week.
• Write legibly.
• Make sure they have a valid signature, mailing address (not just a street) and day and evening phone number where the writer may be reached. Addresses and phone numbers are not published. Unsigned letters or those without names, city of residence or contact information, will not be published. Anonymous letters are not printed. Letters submitted on another’s behalf will not be published.
• Do not attach letters to the email, type them in the body of the email, instead.
• Keep it civil. Calling other letter writers names will not be tolerated.
• All submissions are subject to editing.
Political cartoons published in this newspaper, as with letters and op-eds, do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Antelope Valley Press, its employees or its parent company. They are intended to present a perspective in a different medium.