1999 Better Newspapers Contest Winners — Weeklies

CategoryDivisionPlacePublicationCreditEntry Title
Arts & Entertainment CoverageAll Divisions1stNew Times Los Angeles
Arts & Entertainment CoverageAll Divisions2ndSF Weekly
Business / Financial StoryAll Divisions1stMetro (San Jose)The Cuddletech
Business / Financial StoryAll Divisions2ndSF WeeklyTelling Fortunes
Classified AdvertisingDivision A: 25,001 & over1stMetro (San Jose)
Classified AdvertisingDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndPacific Sun (Mill Valley)
Classified AdvertisingDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stSan Francisco Business Times
Classified AdvertisingDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndSonoma Index-Tribune
Classified AdvertisingDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stTahoe World (Tahoe City)
Classified AdvertisingDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndParadise Post
Classified AdvertisingDivision D: 4,300 & under1stCrestline Courier-News
Classified AdvertisingDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndPoint Reyes Light
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision A: 25,001 & over1stNew Times Los AngelesRick Barrs
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndSacramento News & ReviewAmy Paris
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stBurbank LeaderWill Rogers
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndLa Jolla Village NewsDavid Dreiman
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stHalf Moon Bay ReviewDebra Godshall
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndParadise PostLinda Meilink
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Ferndale EnterpriseHumboldt Jones
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Lemoore AdvanceJim Marvin
Display AdvertisingDivision A: 25,001 & over1stNew Times (San Luis Obispo)
Display AdvertisingDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndGood Times (Santa Cruz)
Display AdvertisingDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stCarmel Pine Cone
Display AdvertisingDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndCarmel Valley News (San Diego)
Display AdvertisingDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stSierra Sun (Truckee)
Display AdvertisingDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndLassen County Times (Susanville)
Display AdvertisingDivision D: 4,300 & under1stFeather River Bulletin (Quincy)
Display AdvertisingDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndSt. Helena Star
Editorial CommentDivision A: 25,001 & over1stSanta Barbara Independent
Editorial CommentDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Bay Guardian
Editorial CommentDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stThe Pinnacle (Hollister)
Editorial CommentDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndThe Almanac (Menlo Park)
Editorial CommentDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stTahoe World (Tahoe City)
Editorial CommentDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndThe Clovis Independent
Editorial CommentDivision D: 4,300 & under1stColfax Record
Editorial CommentDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Ferndale Enterprise
Editorial PagesDivision A: 25,001 & over1stThe Independent (San Francisco)
Editorial PagesDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndSacramento News & Review
Editorial PagesDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stThe Independent (Huntington Beach)
Editorial PagesDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndMountain Democrat (Placerville)
Editorial PagesDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stParadise Post
Editorial PagesDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndThe Selma Enterprise
Editorial PagesDivision D: 4,300 & under1stSt. Helena Star
Editorial PagesDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Cambrian (Cambria)
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision A: 25,001 & over1stEast Bay Express (Berkeley)Our Chernobyl…Westley Tire Fire
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndNew Times Los AngelesTroubled Water-MTBE
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stThe Pinnacle (Hollister)Lights from Development Obliterate Sky
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndNeighbors/Mountain Edition (North Highlands)Lost Lake Clean-up
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stCalaveras Enterprise (San Andreas)Scott MobleyCultivating Culture
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndMammoth Times (Mammoth Lakes)Heidi WaltersBearing North of the Border
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Cambrian (Cambria)Kathe TannerTalkin' Turkey
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndTimes-Press Recorder (Arroyo Grande)Michael YparreaAvila's New Look
Feature PhotoDivision A: 25,001 & over1stCoast Weekly (Monterey)Richard Pitnick
Feature PhotoDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndSanta Barbara IndependentDjamel RamoulSales for Jails
Feature PhotoDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stMountain Democrat (Placerville)Joanna McCubreyCheeky Monarch
Feature PhotoDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndThe Independent (Huntington Beach)Competitive Spirit, (Centerspread Photo)
Feature PhotoDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stThe Selma EnterpriseApolinar Fonseca5/5/99
Feature PhotoDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndHalf Moon Bay ReviewMark JordanOpening Day
Feature PhotoDivision D: 4,300 & under1stMorgan Hill TimesJames MohsTarantula
Feature PhotoDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndWeed PressDavid ManleyIt Fits, Mom
Feature StoryDivision A: 25,001 & over1stEast Bay Express (Berkeley)Most Integrated School…
Feature StoryDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndSanta Barbara IndependentRats
Feature StoryDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stAlameda JournalLost at Sea
Feature StoryDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndSunnyvale SunLiving Reminder
Feature StoryDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stHalf Moon Bay ReviewFisherman…Never Forgotten
Feature StoryDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndThe Selma EnterpriseFaded Glory
Feature StoryDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Ark (Tiburon)Haygooni-Our Hero…
Feature StoryDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndSt. Helena StarThe Chef as Celebrity
Front PageDivision A: 25,001 & over1stNew Times Los Angeles
Front PageDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndThe Independent (San Francisco)
Front PageDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stFoothill Leader (Glendale)
Front PageDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndBurbank Leader
Front PageDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stThe Press Tribune (Roseville)
Front PageDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndCountry News-Press (Paso Robles)
Front PageDivision D: 4,300 & under1stMorgan Hill Times
Front PageDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Kingsburg Recorder
General ExcellenceDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndPalo Alto Weekly
General ExcellenceDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndBurbank Leader
General ExcellenceDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndThe Press Tribune (Roseville)
General ExcellenceDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndMorgan Hill Times
Illustration / InfographicAll Divisions1stSan Francisco Bay GuardianSpotlight on Secrecy
Illustration / InfographicAll Divisions2ndSan Francisco Business TimesHealthcare in a Box
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision A: 25,001 & over1stNew Times Los AngelesKaiser's Dirty Secret
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Bay GuardianCar Carrion
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stSan Francisco Business TimesSitting on a Time Bomb
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndCarmel Pine ConeWho is Dr. Laura
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stTahoe World (Tahoe City)Teen Pregnancy in North Lake Tahoe
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndArgus-Courier (Petaluma)Medical Marijuana
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Cambrian (Cambria)Hearst Castle
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndFeather River Bulletin (Quincy)Supervisors Buy 4-H Animals…
Lifestyle CoverageDivision A: 25,001 & over1stSF Weekly
Lifestyle CoverageDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndSanta Barbara Independent
Lifestyle CoverageDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stMountain Democrat (Placerville)
Lifestyle CoverageDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndThe Almanac (Menlo Park)
Lifestyle CoverageDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stPalisadian-Post (Pacific Palisades)
Lifestyle CoverageDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndArgus-Courier (Petaluma)
Lifestyle CoverageDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Kingsburg Recorder
Lifestyle CoverageDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Reedley Exponent
Local Spot NewsDivision A: 25,001 & over1stPalo Alto WeeklyCasper Steps Down
Local Spot NewsDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndChico News & ReviewBuilder's Blues
Local Spot NewsDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stCupertino CourierAccountability
Local Spot NewsDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndThe Malibu TimesMalibu Goes Down
Local Spot NewsDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stParadise PostLightning Sparks Fire…
Local Spot NewsDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndThe Selma EnterpriseGirls Deaths Stun Fowler
Local Spot NewsDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Kingsburg RecorderMurder, Siege Rock Town
Local Spot NewsDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndFeather River Bulletin (Quincy)Ravaged by Lightning
Page Layout & DesignDivision A: 25,001 & over1stSacramento News & Review
Page Layout & DesignDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndPalo Alto Weekly
Page Layout & DesignDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stCampbell Reporter
Page Layout & DesignDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndNorth Coast Journal (Arcata)
Page Layout & DesignDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stThe Press Tribune (Roseville)
Page Layout & DesignDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndThe Piedmonter (Piedmont)
Page Layout & DesignDivision D: 4,300 & under1stMorgan Hill Times
Page Layout & DesignDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Cambrian (Cambria)
Photo EssayDivision A: 25,001 & over1stMetro (Santa Cruz)George SakkestadBreadth of Life
Photo EssayDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndNeighbors/East Edition (North Highlands)Lezlie SterlingTake A Gander
Photo EssayDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stNeighbors/Mountain Edition (North Highlands)Genevieve RossVisit By Nuns
Photo EssayDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndThe Independent (Huntington Beach)Kim Haggerty-ZyliusHeartbreak to Hope
Photo EssayDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stThe Selma EnterpriseCarlos ChavezVictory
Photo EssayDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndClaremont CourierTrish BranleyGuatemala Connections…
Photo EssayDivision D: 4,300 & under1stLindsay GazetteWynde DyerChili Cook-Off
Photo EssayDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndLindsay GazetteWynde DyerFamily Friends
Public ServiceDivision A: 25,001 & over1stNew Times Los Angeles
Public ServiceDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Bay Guardian
Public ServiceDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stLos Gatos Weekly-Times
Public ServiceDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndThe Almanac (Menlo Park)
Public ServiceDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stThe Selma Enterprise
Public ServiceDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndTahoe World (Tahoe City)
Public ServiceDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Willits News
Public ServiceDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndSt. Helena Star
Special IssueDivision A: 25,001 & over1stSanta Barbara Independent
Special IssueDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndMetro (Santa Cruz)
Special IssueDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stVida en el Valle (Fresno)
Special IssueDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndFoothill Leader (Glendale)
Special IssueDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stClaremont Courier
Special IssueDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndThe Press Tribune (Roseville)
Special IssueDivision D: 4,300 & under1stSt. Helena Star
Special IssueDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndColfax Record
Sports CoverageDivision A: 25,001 & over1stTustin Weekly
Sports CoverageDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndPalo Alto Weekly
Sports CoverageDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stContra Costa Sun (Lafayette)
Sports CoverageDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndIndependent (Orange)
Sports CoverageDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stCalaveras Enterprise (San Andreas)
Sports CoverageDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndRamona Sentinel
Sports CoverageDivision D: 4,300 & under1stFeather River Bulletin (Quincy)
Sports CoverageDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Willits News
Sports PhotoDivision A: 25,001 & over1stConcord TranscriptDean CoppolaEase Up and Away
Sports PhotoDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndNeighbors/City Edition (North Highlands)Lezlie Sterling2/4/99
Sports PhotoDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stIndependent (Orange)Joy Bast12/10/99
Sports PhotoDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndContra Costa Sun (Lafayette)Kristopher SkinnerKicking Up A Storm
Sports PhotoDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stArgus-Courier (Petaluma)Leena Hintsanen5/12/99
Sports PhotoDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndHalf Moon Bay ReviewMark JordanSummer…Fall
Sports PhotoDivision D: 4,300 & under1stSan Dimas/Laverne HighlanderJosh Estey10/7/99
Sports PhotoDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndMorgan Hill TimesJames MohsSoccer…
Sports StoryDivision A: 25,001 & over1stSF Weekly5/4/99 Road to Redemption
Sports StoryDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndSanta Barbara Independent2/25/99 We Got Next
Sports StoryDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stContra Costa Sun (Lafayette)4/14/99 Dons Volleyball Star…
Sports StoryDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndMountain Democrat (Placerville)6/23/99 Rojas Shines…
Sports StoryDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stThe Press Tribune (Roseville)8/22/99 5 Years Later
Sports StoryDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndTahoe World (Tahoe City)7/15/99 Base in Your Face
Sports StoryDivision D: 4,300 & under1stColfax Record12/2/99 Escalon Overhauls Falcon Bid
Sports StoryDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Cambrian (Cambria)10/14/99 Breakfast for Champions
Spot News PhotoDivision A: 25,001 & over1stThe Montclarion (Oakland)Joanna JhandaFire at Holy Names
Spot News PhotoDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndIrvine World NewsMike SchwartzWoodbridge High School Students
Spot News PhotoDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stContra Costa Sun (Lafayette)Kristopher SkinnerPressure's On
Spot News PhotoDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndMountain Democrat (Placerville)Joanna McCubreyHouse Fire
Spot News PhotoDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stKern Valley Sun (Lake Isabella)Mike Batelaan12/29/99
Spot News PhotoDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndThe Press Tribune (Roseville)Bryan PruittChild…Shot
Spot News PhotoDivision D: 4,300 & under1stOjai Valley NewsLenny RobertsSuspect Arrested
Spot News PhotoDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Cambrian (Cambria)Mike BelroseFire
WritingAll Divisions1stEast Bay Express (Berkeley)
WritingAll Divisions2ndNew Times Los Angeles