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2001 Better Newspapers Contest — Daily winners

2001 Better Newspapers Contest Winners — Dailies

CategoryDivisionPlacePublicationEntry TitleCredit(s)
Arts/Entertainment CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Arts/Entertainment CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Arts/Entertainment CoverageDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndPress-Telegram (Long Beach)
Arts/Entertainment CoverageDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)
Arts/Entertainment CoverageDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndChico Enterprise-Record
Arts/Entertainment CoverageDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stSanta Barbara News-Press
Arts/Entertainment CoverageDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndThe Davis Enterprise
Arts/Entertainment CoverageDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stThe Union Democrat (Sonora)
Arts/Entertainment CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Dispatch (Gilroy)
Arts/Entertainment CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTahoe Daily Tribune (South Lake Tahoe)
Business/Financial StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Business/Financial StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury NewsHP's big gambleSan Jose Mercury News staff
Business/Financial StoryDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stThe Press-Enterprise (Riverside)Electricity rate hikesRobert Garrett
Business/Financial StoryDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)
Business/Financial StoryDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stSanta Barbara News-Press
Business/Financial StoryDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndThe Record (Stockton)Resisting recessionBruce Spence
Business/Financial StoryDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndDaily Republic (Fairfield)Weighing the good and the badTim Fields
Business/Financial StoryDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stThe Napa Valley Register
Business/Financial StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Recorder (San Francisco)Defects defenseJahna Berry
Business/Financial StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Recorder (San Francisco)Avant...at lastShannon Lafferty
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesJohn Balzar
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Daily News (Woodland Hills)Dennis McCarthy
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stVentura County Star
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stSan Bernardino SunPaul Oberjuerge
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndSanta Barbara News-PressAndy Rose
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndValley Times (Pleasanton)
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stThe Californian (Salinas)
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Dispatch (Gilroy)
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Recorder (San Francisco)Lawrence Siskind
Editorial CartoonAll Divisions2ndLos Angeles Times
Editorial CartoonAll Divisions1stThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Editorial CommentDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Editorial CommentDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Editorial CommentDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndThe Fresno Bee
Editorial CommentDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stThe Modesto Bee
Editorial CommentDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stThe Bakersfield Californian
Editorial CommentDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndPalo Alto Daily News
Editorial CommentDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stLodi News-Sentinel
Editorial CommentDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndMerced Sun-Star
Editorial CommentDivision E: 10,000 & under1stOroville Mercury Register
Editorial CommentDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndTahoe Daily Tribune (South Lake Tahoe)
Editorial PagesDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Editorial PagesDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Editorial PagesDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)
Editorial PagesDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)
Editorial PagesDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stThe Bakersfield Californian
Editorial PagesDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndDaily Pilot (Costa Mesa)
Editorial PagesDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stValley Times (Pleasanton)
Editorial PagesDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndThe Reporter (Vacaville)
Editorial PagesDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndManteca Bulletin
Editorial PagesDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTahoe Daily Tribune (South Lake Tahoe)
Environmental/Ag Resource ReportingDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Environmental/Ag Resource ReportingDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
Environmental/Ag Resource ReportingDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)
Environmental/Ag Resource ReportingDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stVentura County Star
Environmental/Ag Resource ReportingDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stThe Bakersfield Californian
Environmental/Ag Resource ReportingDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndThe Tribune (San Luis Obispo)
Environmental/Ag Resource ReportingDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndThe Napa Valley RegisterBiodynamic bufferNathan Crabbe
Environmental/Ag Resource ReportingDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stThe Union Democrat (Sonora)
Environmental/Ag Resource ReportingDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndOroville Mercury Register
Environmental/Ag Resource ReportingDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTahoe Daily Tribune (South Lake Tahoe)
Feature PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Feature PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento Bee
Feature PhotoDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stThe Press-Enterprise (Riverside)
Feature PhotoDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndThe Press-Enterprise (Riverside)Patriotic displayKurt Miller
Feature PhotoDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndThe Desert Sun (Palm Springs)
Feature PhotoDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stSanta Barbara News-Press
Feature PhotoDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stDaily Republic (Fairfield)Poetry manGary Goldsmith
Feature PhotoDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndWhittier Daily News
Feature PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under1stDesert Dispatch (Barstow)
Feature PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndOroville Mercury Register
Feature StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesYou're on the 87th floor..Scott Gold
Feature StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Francisco ChronicleBad companyMarianne Costantinou
Feature StoryDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndThe Fresno Bee
Feature StoryDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stThe Modesto Bee
Feature StoryDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stThe Oakland TribuneA big lesson from little peopleJennifer Baldwin
Feature StoryDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndWest County Times (Richmond)
Feature StoryDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndDaily Republic (Fairfield)
Feature StoryDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stThe Union (Grass Valley)
Feature StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Porterville Recorder
Feature StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndTahoe Daily Tribune (South Lake Tahoe)The other side of the closetWilliam Ferchland
Front PageDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Francisco Chronicle
Front PageDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury News
Front PageDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stThe Fresno Bee
Front PageDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndVentura County Star
Front PageDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stThe Bakersfield Californian
Front PageDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndRecord Searchlight (Redding)
Front PageDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndAppeal-Democrat (Marysville)
Front PageDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stWhittier Daily News
Front PageDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Dispatch (Gilroy)
Front PageDivision E: 10,000 & under1stLake County Record Bee (Lakeport)
General ExcellenceDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
General ExcellenceDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
General ExcellenceDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndThe Fresno Bee
General ExcellenceDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)
General ExcellenceDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndThe Desert Sun (Palm Springs)
General ExcellenceDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stSanta Barbara News-Press
General ExcellenceDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndAppeal-Democrat (Marysville)
General ExcellenceDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stThe Reporter (Vacaville)
General ExcellenceDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Dispatch (Gilroy)
General ExcellenceDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndFree Lance (Hollister)
Illustration or Info GraphicDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe Sacramento BeeStar mangled bannerMargaret Spengler
Illustration or Info GraphicDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury NewsAfghanistan: Graveyard of foreign armiesDoug Griswold & Karl Kahler
Illustration or Info GraphicDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndThe Fresno Bee
Illustration or Info GraphicDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)
Illustration or Info GraphicDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stMarin Independent Journal (Novato)Hamilton's complex futureDennis Bolt
Illustration or Info GraphicDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndThe Desert Sun (Palm Springs)
Illustration or Info GraphicDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stThe Napa Valley Register
Illustration or Info GraphicDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndThe Californian (Salinas)
Illustration or Info GraphicDivision E: 10,000 & under1stManteca Bulletin
Illustration or Info GraphicDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndTahoe Daily Tribune (South Lake Tahoe)
Investigative or Enterprise ReportingDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesBorder arrest stirs fear...Josh Meyer
Investigative or Enterprise ReportingDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
Investigative or Enterprise ReportingDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndThe Fresno Bee
Investigative or Enterprise ReportingDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)Olympian task aheadThomas Peele and John Simerman
Investigative or Enterprise ReportingDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stThe Oakland TribuneSpecial education: the broken proiseJill Tucker
Investigative or Enterprise ReportingDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndRecord Searchlight (Redding)
Investigative or Enterprise ReportingDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndDaily Republic (Fairfield)The vulnerable victimsJay Howser
Investigative or Enterprise ReportingDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stValley Times (Pleasanton)
Investigative or Enterprise ReportingDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Recorder (San Francisco)
Investigative or Enterprise ReportingDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Recorder (San Francisco)Besieged at the borderJason Hoppin
Lifestyle CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
Lifestyle CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Francisco Chronicle
Lifestyle CoverageDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)
Lifestyle CoverageDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndDaily Breeze (Torrance)
Lifestyle CoverageDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stThe Tribune (San Luis Obispo)
Lifestyle CoverageDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndSanta Cruz Sentinel
Lifestyle CoverageDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stDaily Republic (Fairfield)
Lifestyle CoverageDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndVisalia Times-Delta
Lifestyle CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under1stManteca Bulletin
Local Spot NewsDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento BeeSoltys CapturedBee Staff Writers
Local Spot NewsDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Local Spot NewsDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stVentura County Star
Local Spot NewsDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)
Local Spot NewsDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndRecord Searchlight (Redding)
Local Spot NewsDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stSanta Barbara News-Press
Local Spot NewsDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndThe Union (Grass Valley)
Local Spot NewsDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stTimes-Herald (Vallejo)
Local Spot NewsDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndFree Lance (Hollister)I-5 standoff ends with suicideMike De La Cruz
Local Spot NewsDivision E: 10,000 & under1stUkiah Daily JournalMasonite to closeK.C. Meadows
Non-local Spot NewsDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Non-local Spot NewsDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury News
Non-local Spot NewsDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)
Non-local Spot NewsDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)
Non-local Spot NewsDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stThe Bakersfield Californian
Non-local Spot NewsDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndRecord Searchlight (Redding)
Page Layout & DesignDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe Sacramento Bee
Page Layout & DesignDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury News
Page Layout & DesignDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stThe Fresno Bee
Page Layout & DesignDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndThe Modesto Bee
Page Layout & DesignDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndThe Bakersfield Californian
Page Layout & DesignDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stSanta Barbara News-Press
Page Layout & DesignDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stThe Davis Enterprise
Page Layout & DesignDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndAppeal-Democrat (Marysville)
Page Layout & DesignDivision E: 10,000 & under1stFree Lance (Hollister)
Page Layout & DesignDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndUkiah Daily Journal
Photo EssayDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
Photo EssayDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury News
Photo EssayDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stThe Fresno BeeNo greater loveGuy Keeler
Photo EssayDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndThe Press-Enterprise (Riverside)
Photo EssayDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stThe Bakersfield CalifornianSpecial deliveryJaney B. Campbell
Photo EssayDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndThe Daily Review (Hayward)
Photo EssayDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stThe Davis Enterprise
Photo EssayDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndAppeal-Democrat (Marysville)
Photo EssayDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Dispatch (Gilroy)
Photo EssayDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Porterville Recorder
Public ServiceDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Public ServiceDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury News
Public ServiceDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stThe Fresno Bee
Public ServiceDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndThe Press-Enterprise (Riverside)
Public ServiceDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stMarin Independent Journal (Novato)
Public ServiceDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndRecord Searchlight (Redding)
Public ServiceDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stDaily Republic (Fairfield)
Public ServiceDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndLodi News-Sentinel
Public ServiceDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndDesert Dispatch (Barstow)
Public ServiceDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Recorder (San Francisco)
Special IssueDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
Special IssueDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe Sacramento Bee
Special IssueDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndThe Fresno Bee
Special IssueDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stThe Modesto Bee
Special IssueDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stThe Desert Sun (Palm Springs)
Special IssueDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndAntelope Valley Press (Palmdale)
Special IssueDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stAppeal-Democrat (Marysville)
Special IssueDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndThe Reporter (Vacaville)
Special IssueDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndFree Lance (Hollister)
Special IssueDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Porterville Recorder
Sports CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento Bee
Sports CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Daily News (Woodland Hills)
Sports CoverageDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)
Sports CoverageDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)
Sports CoverageDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndThe Desert Sun (Palm Springs)
Sports CoverageDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stThe Tribune (San Luis Obispo)
Sports CoverageDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndThe Davis Enterprise
Sports CoverageDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stAppeal-Democrat (Marysville)
Sports CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under1stDesert Dispatch (Barstow)
Sports CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndManteca Bulletin
Sports PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe Sacramento BeeHerd takes the fifthBryan Patrick
Sports PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Daily News (Woodland Hills)Phenomenon on FigueroaMichael Owen Baker
Sports PhotoDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)Norcal soccer playoffsMark Arnoff
Sports PhotoDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndDaily Breeze (Torrance)Peace in the familyBranimir Kvartuc
Sports PhotoDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndThe Tribune (San Luis Obispo)At last!Jayson Mellom
Sports PhotoDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stSanta Cruz Sentinel
Sports PhotoDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndDaily Republic (Fairfield)Soggy soccerChristine Baker
Sports PhotoDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stThe Napa Valley Register
Sports PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under1stDesert Dispatch (Barstow)
Sports PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Dispatch (Gilroy)
Sports StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesIt's all relativeSam Farmer
Sports StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Sports StoryDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stThe Fresno Bee
Sports StoryDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)Down the stretchLeah Etling
Sports StoryDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stThe Oakland Tribune
Sports StoryDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndAntelope Valley Press (Palmdale)
Sports StoryDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stValley Times (Pleasanton)
Sports StoryDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndThe Reporter (Vacaville)
Sports StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Porterville RecorderUphoff chooses Cal Poly, SLOBrian Williams
Sports StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTurlock Journal
Spot News PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe Sacramento BeeKiller's trail of bloodBryan Patrick
Spot News PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
Spot News PhotoDivision B: 75,001-200,0002ndPress-Telegram (Long Beach)Only a false alarmStephen Carr
Spot News PhotoDivision B: 75,001-200,0001stThe Press-Enterprise (Riverside)
Spot News PhotoDivision C: 25,001-75,0001stSan Gabriel Valley Tribune (West Covina)
Spot News PhotoDivision C: 25,001-75,0002ndSan Gabriel Valley Tribune (West Covina)Drug searches lead to arrestsMike Mullen
Spot News PhotoDivision D: 10,001-25,0002ndAppeal-Democrat (Marysville)
Spot News PhotoDivision D: 10,001-25,0001stThe Reporter (Vacaville)
Spot News PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndDaily News (Red Bluff)
Spot News PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTurlock Journal
WritingAll Divisions1stLos Angeles Times
WritingAll Divisions2ndSan Jose Mercury News
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