2004 Better Newspapers Contest Winners — Dailies

CategoryDivisionPlacePublicationCreditEntry Title
Arts & Entertainment CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Francisco Chronicle
Arts & Entertainment CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Arts & Entertainment CoverageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stVentura County Star
Arts & Entertainment CoverageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)
Arts & Entertainment CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Desert Sun (Palm Springs)
Arts & Entertainment CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Monterey County Herald
Arts & Entertainment CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Salinas Californian
Arts & Entertainment CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndVisalia Times-Delta
Arts & Entertainment CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under1stGilroy Dispatch
Arts & Entertainment CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndTahoe Daily Tribune
Best WebsiteDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Best WebsiteDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury News
Best WebsiteDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Modesto Bee
Best WebsiteDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndVentura County Star
Best WebsiteDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Desert Sun (Palm Springs)
Best WebsiteDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndRecord Searchlight (Redding)
Best WebsiteDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stAuburn Journal
Best WebsiteDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Reporter (Vacaville)
Best WebsiteDivision E: 10,000 & under1stRedlands Daily Facts
Best WebsiteDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Daily Democrat (Woodland)
Business / Financial StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury News
Business / Financial StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
Business / Financial StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Press-Enterprise (Riverside)
Business / Financial StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press-Enterprise (Riverside)
Business / Financial StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Desert Sun (Palm Springs)
Business / Financial StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndOakland Tribune
Business / Financial StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stNapa Valley Register
Business / Financial StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndNapa Valley Register
Business / Financial StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Recorder (San Francisco)
Business / Financial StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Recorder (San Francisco)
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Francisco Chronicle
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Modesto Bee
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stRecord Searchlight (Redding)
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndPalo Alto Daily News
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stTimes-Herald (Vallejo)
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Signal (Santa Clarita)
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Recorder (San Francisco)
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndGilroy Dispatch
Editorial CartoonA & B Combined Divisions1stThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Editorial CartoonA & B Combined Divisions2ndThe Fresno Bee
Editorial CartoonC, D & E Combined Divisions1stOakland Tribune
Editorial CartoonC, D & E Combined Divisions2ndVictor Valley Daily Press
Editorial CommentDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury News
Editorial CommentDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
Editorial CommentDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)
Editorial CommentDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndVentura County Star
Editorial CommentDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stPasadena Star-News
Editorial CommentDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Record (Stockton)
Editorial CommentDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Sentinel (Hanford)
Editorial CommentDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Salinas Californian
Editorial CommentDivision E: 10,000 & under1stUkiah Daily Journal
Editorial CommentDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndHollister Free Lance
Editorial PagesDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury News
Editorial PagesDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento Bee
Editorial PagesDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)
Editorial PagesDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndVentura County Star
Editorial PagesDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stRecord Searchlight (Redding)
Editorial PagesDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Sun (San Bernardino)
Editorial PagesDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Salinas Californian
Editorial PagesDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndAuburn Journal
Editorial PagesDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Recorder (San Francisco)
Editorial PagesDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndHollister Free Lance
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento Bee
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stVentura County Star
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndPress-Telegram (Long Beach)
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Record (Stockton)
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndTri-Valley Herald (Pleasanton)
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stDaily Republic (Fairfield)
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndTimes-Standard (Eureka)
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTahoe Daily Tribune
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndDesert Dispatch (Barstow)
Feature PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Feature PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
Feature PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)
Feature PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Fresno Bee
Feature PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stRecord Searchlight (Redding)
Feature PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndMarin Independent Journal (Novato)
Feature PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Sentinel (Hanford)
Feature PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndDaily Republic (Fairfield)
Feature PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Porterville Recorder
Feature PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Daily Democrat (Woodland)
Feature StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Francisco Chronicle
Feature StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
Feature StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Fresno Bee
Feature StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Fresno Bee
Feature StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stTri-Valley Herald (Pleasanton)
Feature StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndTri-Valley Herald (Pleasanton)
Feature StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Union (Grass Valley)
Feature StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Union Democrat (Sonora)
Feature StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under1stGilroy Dispatch
Feature StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Recorder (San Francisco)
Freedom of InformationDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento Bee
Freedom of InformationDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Freedom of InformationDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)
Freedom of InformationDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stReno Gazette-Journal
Freedom of InformationDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Bakersfield Californian
Freedom of InformationDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Reporter (Vacaville)
Freedom of InformationDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndVisalia Times-Delta
Freedom of InformationDivision E: 10,000 & under1stGilroy Dispatch
Front PageDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury News
Front PageDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento Bee
Front PageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)
Front PageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Fresno Bee
Front PageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Bakersfield Californian
Front PageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Monterey County Herald
Front PageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Salinas Californian
Front PageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Union (Grass Valley)
Front PageDivision E: 10,000 & under1stGilroy Dispatch
Front PageDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndHollister Free Lance
General ExcellenceDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury News
General ExcellenceDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
General ExcellenceDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Modesto Bee
General ExcellenceDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)
General ExcellenceDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Bakersfield Californian
General ExcellenceDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndSanta Barbara News-Press
General ExcellenceDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stMerced Sun-Star
General ExcellenceDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndWhittier Daily News
General ExcellenceDivision E: 10,000 & under1stGilroy Dispatch
General ExcellenceDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndHollister Free Lance
Illustration / InfographicDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Illustration / InfographicDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Orange County Register (Santa Ana)
Illustration / InfographicDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stPress-Telegram (Long Beach)
Illustration / InfographicDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Modesto Bee
Illustration / InfographicDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Bakersfield Californian
Illustration / InfographicDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndRecord Searchlight (Redding)
Illustration / InfographicDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stVisalia Times-Delta
Illustration / InfographicDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Davis Enterprise
Illustration / InfographicDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTahoe Daily Tribune
Illustration / InfographicDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Recorder (San Francisco)
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury News
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Modesto Bee
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stReno Gazette-Journal
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Bakersfield Californian
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Davis Enterprise
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Union (Grass Valley)
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Recorder (San Francisco)
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Recorder (San Francisco)
Lifestyle CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Lifestyle CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
Lifestyle CoverageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stDaily Breeze (Torrance)
Lifestyle CoverageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndVentura County Star
Lifestyle CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Tribune (San Luis Obispo)
Lifestyle CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndInland Valley Daily Bulletin (Ontario)
Lifestyle CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stDaily Republic (Fairfield)
Lifestyle CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Salinas Californian
Lifestyle CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under1stGilroy Dispatch
Lifestyle CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndManteca Bulletin
Local Spot NewsDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury News
Local Spot NewsDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
Local Spot NewsDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Modesto Bee
Local Spot NewsDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Fresno Bee
Local Spot NewsDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stReno Gazette-Journal
Local Spot NewsDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Record (Stockton)
Local Spot NewsDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stMerced Sun-Star
Local Spot NewsDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndAppeal-Democrat (Marysville)
Local Spot NewsDivision E: 10,000 & under1stGilroy Dispatch
Non-Local Spot NewsDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Non-Local Spot NewsDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Non-Local Spot NewsDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stNorth County Times (Escondido)
Non-Local Spot NewsDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)
Non-Local Spot NewsDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Bakersfield Californian
Non-Local Spot NewsDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Sun (San Bernardino)
Page Layout & DesignDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Page Layout & DesignDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
Page Layout & DesignDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stDaily Breeze (Torrance)
Page Layout & DesignDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndPress-Telegram (Long Beach)
Page Layout & DesignDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Bakersfield Californian
Page Layout & DesignDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Sun (San Bernardino)
Page Layout & DesignDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Salinas Californian
Page Layout & DesignDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndVisalia Times-Delta
Page Layout & DesignDivision E: 10,000 & under1stGilroy Dispatch
Page Layout & DesignDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Daily Democrat (Woodland)
Photo EssayDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Photo EssayDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
Photo EssayDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)
Photo EssayDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Fresno Bee
Photo EssayDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stRecord Searchlight (Redding)
Photo EssayDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndInland Valley Daily Bulletin (Ontario)
Photo EssayDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stDaily Republic (Fairfield)
Photo EssayDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndNapa Valley Register
Photo EssayDivision E: 10,000 & under1stGilroy Dispatch
Photo EssayDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Porterville Recorder
Public ServiceDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Public ServiceDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Orange County Register (Santa Ana)
Public ServiceDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)
Public ServiceDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndNorth County Times (Escondido)
Public ServiceDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Sun (San Bernardino)
Public ServiceDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndSan Mateo County Times
Public ServiceDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stNapa Valley Register
Public ServiceDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Salinas Californian
Public ServiceDivision E: 10,000 & under1stUkiah Daily Journal
Public ServiceDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Porterville Recorder
Special IssueDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe Sacramento Bee
Special IssueDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
Special IssueDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)
Special IssueDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Fresno Bee
Special IssueDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stAntelope Valley Press (Palmdale)
Special IssueDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndRecord Searchlight (Redding)
Special IssueDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Davis Enterprise
Special IssueDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndAppeal-Democrat (Marysville)
Special IssueDivision E: 10,000 & under1stGilroy Dispatch
Special IssueDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Porterville Recorder
Sports CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Sports CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
Sports CoverageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)
Sports CoverageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Fresno Bee
Sports CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Monterey County Herald
Sports CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Tribune (San Luis Obispo)
Sports CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stMerced Sun-Star
Sports CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Salinas Californian
Sports CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under1stManteca Bulletin
Sports CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndTracy Press
Sports PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Sports PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Sports PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Fresno Bee
Sports PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press-Enterprise (Riverside)
Sports PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stSanta Barbara News-Press
Sports PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndOakland Tribune
Sports PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stDaily Republic (Fairfield)
Sports PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndNapa Valley Register
Sports PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Daily Democrat (Woodland)
Sports PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndHollister Free Lance
Sports StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Sports StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
Sports StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)
Sports StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)
Sports StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Bakersfield Californian
Sports StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndSanta Barbara News-Press
Sports StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stLodi News-Sentinel
Sports StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndGlendale News-Press
Sports StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTahoe Daily Tribune
Sports StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Porterville Recorder
Spot News PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe Orange County Register (Santa Ana)
Spot News PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
Spot News PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Press-Enterprise (Riverside)
Spot News PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)
Spot News PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stDaily Pilot (Newport Beach/Costa Mesa)
Spot News PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndRecord Searchlight (Redding)
Spot News PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Union Democrat (Sonora)
Spot News PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndTimes-Herald (Vallejo)
Spot News PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Porterville Recorder
Spot News PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndUkiah Daily Journal
WritingDivisions A & B: 75,001 & over1stThe San Diego Union-Tribune
WritingDivisions A & B: 75,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
WritingDivisions C, D & E: 75,000 & under1stThe Tribune (San Luis Obispo)
WritingDivisions C, D & E: 75,000 & under2ndOakland Tribune