To protect and serve the common interests of its newsmedia members, to help members inform and thereby strengthen their communities, and to foster the highest ideals, ethics and traditions of journalism, a free press and the news profession.
First-place and second-place plaques will be shipped directly to the winning publications in the coming weeks.
Personalized certificates will also be mailed to winners in each category.
A complete list of all California Journalism Award winners will be provided on May 18th.
|Circ Group(s)||Category Name||Award||Organization||City||Entry Title||Comments||Credits|
|Weeklies: 25,001 & over||General Excellence||First Place||Good Times||Santa Cruz||Issue of September 23 and September 30||Distinguished by its enterprise reporting.||Steve Palopoli, Alisha Green, Kara Brown|
|Weeklies: 25,001 & over||General Excellence||Second Place||Palo Alto Weekly||Palo Alto||Palo Alto Weekly||Palo Alto Weekly staff|
|Weeklies: 25,001 & over||General Excellence||Third Place||Santa Barbara Independent||Santa Barbara||Santa Barbara Independent: September 17 & September 24||Indy Staff|