The Argonaut is a weekly newspaper, published from Los Angeles. Founded in 1971, it has been providing Southern California and more specifically, Marina del Rey, Playa del Rey, Mar Vista, Westchester, Venice and Santa Monica, with local information. Published every Thursday, it carries news, sports and entertainment, including local and national coverage. With a circulation of more than 42,000 copies, it features local information, such as a community calendar that carries details of events in the coming week, entertainment and classified columns, including real estate advertisements. The Argonaut is a member of the California Newspaper Publishers Association and National Newspaper Association.