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2003 Better Newspapers Contest — Daily winners

2003 Better Newspapers Contest Winners — Dailies

CategoryDivisionPlacePublicationCreditEntry Title
Arts & EntertainmentDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times9/7/03 and 9/22/03
Arts & EntertainmentDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Diego Union-Tribune9/4/03 and 9/11/03
Arts & EntertainmentDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)9/12/03 and 9/28/03
Arts & EntertainmentDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Fresno Bee9/5/03 and 9/19/03
Arts & EntertainmentDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stSanta Barbara News-Press9/12/03 and 9/26/03
Arts & EntertainmentDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndMarin Independent Journal (Novato)9/18/03 and 9/25/03
Arts & EntertainmentDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stDaily Republic (Fairfield)9/19/03 and 9/26/03
Arts & EntertainmentDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Salinas Californian9/4/03 and 9/11/03
Arts & EntertainmentDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTahoe Daily Tribune (South Lake Tahoe)9/5-11/03 and 9/19-25/03
Arts & EntertainmentDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndManteca Bulletin9/4/03 and 9/25/03
Business or Financial StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Diego Union-TribuneAn Internet prescription for disaster
Business or Financial StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury NewsIndia's global calling
Business or Financial StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Fresno BeeBroke…and broken
Business or Financial StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)Kaiser's call centers
Business or Financial StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Desert Sun (Palm Springs)Runaway costs spawn workers' comp crisis
Business or Financial StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndSanta Barbara News-PressFishing's bleak future
Business or Financial StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stDaily Republic (Fairfield)Farmland laying in wait
Business or Financial StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndDaily Republic (Fairfield)On borrowed business
Business or Financial StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTulare Advance-RegisterCity has planned housing supply
Business or Financial StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Recorder (San Francisco)Rising sun
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesSteve LopezColumns
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento BeeDaniel WeintraubColumns
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stVentura County StarColleen CasonColumns
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)Paul GullixsonColumns
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stRecord Searchlight (Redding)Doni GreenbergColumns
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndNews-Press (Glendale)Dan KimberColumns
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stAppeal Democrat (Marysville)Harold KrugerColumns
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndImperial Valley Press (El Centro)Richard MontenegroColumns
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTracy PressBen van der MeerColumns
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndManteca BulletinDennis WyattColumns
Editorial CartoonDivisions A & B: 75,001 & over1stThe San Diego Union-TribuneSteve BreenInsurance agent
Editorial CartoonDivisions A & B: 75,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesMichael RamirezI got it, I got it
Editorial CartoonDivisions C,D and E: 25,001 & under1stInland Valley Daily Bulletin (Ontario)Islamic radicals
Editorial CartoonDivisions C,D and E: 25,001 & under2ndPalo Alto Daily NewsTape me up
Editorial CommentDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesJanet ClaytonStepping back into society
Editorial CommentDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento BeeDavid HolwerkLet's meet for lunch
Editorial CommentDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stPress-Telegram (Long Beach)Larry AllisonEditorial
Editorial CommentDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)Dan HatfieldCounty pension woes
Editorial CommentDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stPalo Alto Daily NewsDave PriceJudge eliminates right to know
Editorial CommentDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndRecord Searchlight (Redding)Bruce RossCity's credibility runs downstream
Editorial CommentDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Signal (Santa Clarita)Tim WhyteJunior High yearbook
Editorial CommentDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndVisalia Times-DeltaPaul Hurley and Linda GreenRed tape
Editorial CommentDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTracy PressJack EddyUsing political power
Editorial CommentDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Dispatch (Gilroy)Mark DerryTime to do honorable thing
Editorial PagesDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury News6/15/03 and 6/22/03
Editorial PagesDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Orange County Register (Santa Ana)6/15/03 and 6/29/03
Editorial PagesDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Fresno Bee6/12/03 and 6/22/03
Editorial PagesDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)6/9/03 and 6/15/03 - Perspective
Editorial PagesDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Bakersfield Californian6/8/03 and 6/29/03
Editorial PagesDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Monterey County Herald6/1/03 and 6/22/03
Editorial PagesDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stNapa Valley Register6/12/03 and 6/25/03
Editorial PagesDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Reporter (Vacaville)6/6/03 and 6/22/03
Editorial PagesDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTracy Press6/8/03 and 6/11/03
Editorial PagesDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Dispatch (Gilroy)6/6/03 and 6/20/03
Environmental or Ag Resource ReportingDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe Sacramento BeeState of Denial
Environmental or Ag Resource ReportingDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Francisco ChronicleThe Bay Trail Adventure
Environmental or Ag Resource ReportingDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Fresno BeeAgriculture's legacy of labor
Environmental or Ag Resource ReportingDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Fresno BeeUprooted vines, overturned lives
Environmental or Ag Resource ReportingDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Bakersfield CalifornianWhy our air isn't fit to breathe
Environmental or Ag Resource ReportingDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndOakland TribuneDanger in the attic
Environmental or Ag Resource ReportingDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stTimes-Standard (Eureka)The Toby Ranch case
Environmental or Ag Resource ReportingDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Reporter (Vacaville)Havoc on I-80
Environmental or Ag Resource ReportingDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTahoe Daily Tribune (South Lake Tahoe)Environmental nightmare
Environmental or Ag Resource ReportingDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndUkiah Daily JournalRemco cancer alert
Feature PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesDon BartlettiHiding behind the brush
Feature PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury NewsRichard Koci HernandezBalloons shadows
Feature PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stNorth County Times (Escondido)Hayne PalmourHome at last
Feature PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Modesto BeeBart Ah YouNature's night light
Feature PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stSanta Barbara News-PressSteve MaloneUgly dog contest
Feature PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Bakersfield CalifornianCasey ChristieDog waiting
Feature PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stDaily Republic (Fairfield)Christine BakerPeople of faiths
Feature PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndVisalia Times-DeltaRon HolmanThey ran, they hit
Feature PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTracy PressGlenn MooreTale of survival
Feature PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Dispatch (Gilroy)Chris RileyLet freedom ring
Feature StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesDeath of a dream
Feature StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Francisco ChronicleWe're together
Feature StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stVentura County StarA higher calling
Feature StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Modesto BeeParkinson's patients refuse
Feature StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stSan Mateo County TimesThe outlaw & the lawman
Feature StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Record (Stockton)Sterilization victim
Feature StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stDaily Republic (Fairfield)Leisure town U.S.A.
Feature StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndLodi News-SentinelIs Lodi accepting gays?
Feature StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under1stDesert Dispatch (Barstow)A colorful mission
Feature StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndRed Bluff Daily NewsSlain officer's family on right path
Freedom of InformationDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesDrug Companies and Government Medical Research
Freedom of InformationDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury NewsPension fund deals sour
Freedom of InformationDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)Road to Reform
Freedom of InformationDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Bakersfield CalifornianThe Public Payroll
Freedom of InformationDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndOakland TribuneState monitored war protesters
Freedom of InformationDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Davis EnterpriseLawyer to fight in court closure
Freedom of InformationDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Reporter (Vacaville)TB scare at Vaca high schools
Freedom of InformationDivision E: 10,000 & under1stRed Bluff Daily NewsCity tight-lipped about status of police chief
Freedom of InformationDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Recorder (San Francisco)Lab Defense
Front PageDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury News10/8/03 and 10/26/03
Front PageDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento Bee10/8/03 and 10/30/03
Front PageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stPress-Telegram (Long Beach)10/8/03 and 10/30/03
Front PageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)10/26/03 and 10/29/03
Front PageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Tribune (San Luis Obispo)10/8/03 and 10/13/03
Front PageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Bakersfield Californian10/5/03 and 10/8/03
Front PageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Union (Grass Valley)10/8/03 and 10/30/03
Front PageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndSanta Maria Times10/16/2003 and 10/26/03
Front PageDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Recorder (San Francisco)10/20/03 and 10/23/03
Front PageDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndDesert Dispatch (Barstow)10/28/03 and 10/30/03
Illustration or Info GraphicDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesInside Disney Hall
Illustration or Info GraphicDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Diego Union-TribuneScorched habitats
Illustration or Info GraphicDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)The search for answers
Illustration or Info GraphicDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press-Enterprise (Riverside)How a radar antenna works
Illustration or Info GraphicDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stMarin Independent Journal (Novato)The last of California's missions
Illustration or Info GraphicDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndMarin Independent Journal (Novato)Restoring the Point Reyes Lighthouse
Illustration or Info GraphicDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stNapa Valley RegisterThe produce section
Illustration or Info GraphicDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndNapa Valley RegisterA celebration of citrus
Illustration or Info GraphicDivision E: 10,000 & under1stManteca BulletinThe game of Teca
Illustration or Info GraphicDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Dispatch (Gilroy)Summer Camp
Investigative or Enterprise ReportingDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesThe Wal-Mart Effect
Investigative or Enterprise ReportingDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Orange County Register (Santa Ana)Trade Secrets
Investigative or Enterprise ReportingDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Press-Enterprise (Riverside)Thyroid woes found near lab
Investigative or Enterprise ReportingDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)Universal servants
Investigative or Enterprise ReportingDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Sun (San Bernardino)How society fails the mentally ill
Investigative or Enterprise ReportingDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Desert Sun (Palm Springs)Workers' Compensation Meltdown
Investigative or Enterprise ReportingDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Reporter (Vacaville)Faith finds a home
Investigative or Enterprise ReportingDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndDaily Republic (Fairfield)Dangerous lives
Investigative or Enterprise ReportingDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTahoe Daily Tribune (South Lake Tahoe)American Dream
Investigative or Enterprise ReportingDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndFree Lance (Hollister)Cannery Roar
Lifestyle CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times11/6/03 and 11/19/03
Lifestyle CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury News11/14/03 and 11/21/03
Lifestyle CoverageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)11/1/03 and 11/12/03
Lifestyle CoverageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)11/2/03 and 11/5/03
Lifestyle CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stSanta Barbara News-Press11/9/03 and 11/23/03
Lifestyle CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Bakersfield Californian11/13/03 and 11/17/03
Lifestyle CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Salinas Californian11/8/03 and 11/12/03
Lifestyle CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Reporter (Vacaville)11/9/03 and 11/16/03
Lifestyle CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTracy Press11/1/03 and 11/15/03
Lifestyle CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Dispatch (Gilroy)11/14/03 and 11/26/03
Local Spot NewsDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesThe Southern California Wildfires
Local Spot NewsDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Diego Union-TribuneResources fell painfully short
Local Spot NewsDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Press-Enterprise (Riverside)10/26/03 - Southern California Firestorm coverage
Local Spot NewsDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndNorth County Times (Escondido)Firestorm coverage
Local Spot NewsDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Sun (San Bernardino)3 women, 3 children in house blaze
Local Spot NewsDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Tribune (San Luis Obispo)Quake kills 2
Local Spot NewsDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Signal (Santa Clarita)Pico Canyon burns
Local Spot NewsDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndNapa Valley RegisterA terrible rumble
Local Spot NewsDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Dispatch (Gilroy)Manhunt follows stabbing
Local Spot NewsDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndUkiah Daily JournalFatality at medical complex
Non-Local Spot NewsDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesIraq: The fall of the regime
Non-Local Spot NewsDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Francisco ChronicleSchwarzenegger steals recall scene
Non-Local Spot NewsDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)It's Governor Schwarzenegger
Non-Local Spot NewsDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press-Enterprise (Riverside)War in Iraq
Non-Local Spot NewsDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stSanta Barbara News-PressKiller quake rocks central coast
Non-Local Spot NewsDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Bakersfield CalifornianPaso Robles earthquake
Page Layout & DesignDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury News8/7/03 and 8/8/03
Page Layout & DesignDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times8/20/03 and 8/21/03
Page Layout & DesignDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)8/30/03 and 8/31/03
Page Layout & DesignDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Modesto Bee8/30/03 and 8/31/03
Page Layout & DesignDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Tribune (San Luis Obispo)8/30/03 and 8/31/03
Page Layout & DesignDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndMarin Independent Journal8/23/03 and 8/24/03
Page Layout & DesignDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Salinas Californian8/15/03 and 8/16-17/03
Page Layout & DesignDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndWhittier Daily News8/15/03 and 8/16/03
Page Layout & DesignDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTracy Press8/23/03 and 8/24/03
Page Layout & DesignDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndTahoe Daily Tribune (South Lake Tahoe)8/22-24/03 and 8/25/03
Photo EssayDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesImages of War
Photo EssayDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesSkid Row
Photo EssayDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stNorth County Times (Escondido)Over there
Photo EssayDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)The burden of free care
Photo EssayDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Bakersfield CalifornianCulture of Truancy
Photo EssayDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Sun (San Bernardino)Old Fire
Photo EssayDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stDaily Republic (Fairfield)Those who served
Photo EssayDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndAppeal-Democrat (Marysville)Mom persevering
Photo EssayDivision E: 10,000 & under1stDesert Dispatch (Barstow)Walking with Alley
Photo EssayDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Porterville RecorderPresident visit
Public ServiceDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesCovering California's Recall
Public ServiceDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Francisco ChronicleShame of the City
Public ServiceDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Modesto BeeCEO's Favored Friend
Public ServiceDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Fresno BeeLast Gasp
Public ServiceDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Sun (San Bernardino)Vision for the Valley: Eliminating eyesores
Public ServiceDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndSanta Barbara News-PressMTD General Manager Gary Gleason
Public ServiceDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Signal (Santa Clarita)Trash series
Public ServiceDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndLodi News-SentinelSearch for open space
Public ServiceDivision E: 10,000 & under1stUkiah Daily JournalSaving CDF Airbase in Ukiah
Public ServiceDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndTahoe Daily Tribune (South Lake Tahoe)American Dream
Special IssueDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe Orange County Register (Santa Ana)View from the Front
Special IssueDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesVoter Guide
Special IssueDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Fresno BeeBroke ... and Broken
Special IssueDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press-Enterprise (Riverside)125 Years of Excellence
Special IssueDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stInland Valley Daily Bulletin (Ontario)Firestorm
Special IssueDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndSan Mateo County TimesBart to SFO
Special IssueDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Reporter (Vacaville)Making a Difference
Special IssueDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Davis EnterpriseWelcome to Davis
Special IssueDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Dispatch (Gilroy)Pride 2003: New Horizons
Special IssueDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndTracy PressCelebrating 125 Years
Sports CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times10/17/03 and 10/26/03
Sports CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento Bee10/2/03 and 10/28/03
Sports CoverageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)10/4/03 and 10/26/03
Sports CoverageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press-Enterprise (Riverside)10/5/03 and 10/26/03
Sports CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Bakersfield Californian10/17/03 and 10/30/03
Sports CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndSanta Barbara News-Press10/10/03 and 10/30/03
Sports CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Reporter (Vacaville)10/5/03 and 10/21/03
Sports CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndSanta Maria Times10/4/03 and 10/5/03
Sports CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under1stManteca Bulletin10/3/03 and 10/8/03
Sports CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndTahoe Daily Tribune (South Lake Tahoe)10/27/03 and 10/29/03
Sports PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Francisco ChronicleLacy AtkinsBaseball collision
Sports PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury NewsJim GensheimerSilver and Back
Sports PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)Karl MondonChucked and Buc'd
Sports PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)Kent PorterA's & Red Sox
Sports PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stRecord Searchlight (Redding)Jonathan KirshnerSplash and dash
Sports PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Monterey County HeraldOrville MyersA leap of faith
Sports PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stDaily Republic (Fairfield)Christine BakerBowling
Sports PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Reporter (Vacaville)Tod RasmussenDynamic duo
Sports PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Porterville RecorderChieko HaraRide 'em
Sports PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndFree Lance (Hollister)Nick LovejoyHead bump
Sports StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesAt ease, at last
Sports StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Diego Union-TribuneBadwater
Sports StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Fresno BeeMore than a game
Sports StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndVentura County StarOpportunity knocks
Sports StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stSanta Cruz SentinelThe basketball star
Sports StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Tribune (San Luis Obispo)Agony of the feat
Sports StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Davis EnterpriseMaking his own way
Sports StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Union (Grass Valley)Never forgotten
Sports StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under1stDesert Dispatch (Barstow)Fighting Falcon soaring high
Sports StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Dispatch (Gilroy)With a joyful heart
Spot News PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesCarolyn ColeOlympic building burns
Spot News PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento BeeManny CrisostomoProtest: Caustic fluid hits CHP chief
Spot News PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Press-Enterprise (Riverside)Mark ZaleskiInland inferno
Spot News PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndPress-Telegram (Long Beach)Jeff GritchenTrailer blaze
Spot News PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Daily Pilot (Newport Beach)Sean HillerMan falls from overpass
Spot News PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndSanta Cruz SentinelDan CoyroDefiant to the end
Spot News PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stAuburn JournalKarina Williams300-foot plunge
Spot News PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Signal (Santa Clarita)Bryan KneidingRabbit
Spot News PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under1stMadera TribuneMilagros DelgadoGas line inferno
Spot News PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Dispatch (Gilroy)James M. MohsFlames march up pass
WritingDivisions A & B: 75,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesLessons in division
WritingDivisions A & B: 75,001 & over2ndSan Francisco ChronicleMcCoy's Marines
WritingDivisions C,D and E: 25,001 & under1stSanta Cruz SentinelSolitary man
WritingDivisions C,D and E: 25,001 & under2ndThe Record (Stockton)A killing on Daggett Road
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