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2006 Better Newspapers Contest — Daily winners

2006 Better Newspapers Contest Winners — Dailies

CategoryDivisionPlacePublicationCreditEntry Title
Arts and Entertainment CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesMay 7 and 25, 2006 A&E sections
Arts and Entertainment CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento BeeMay 14 and 26, 2006 A&E sections
Arts and Entertainment CoverageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)May 7 and 28, 2006 A&E sections
Arts and Entertainment CoverageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)May 4 and 28, 2006 A&E sections
Arts and Entertainment CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Tribune (San Luis Obispo)May 11 and 18, 2006 A&E sections
Arts and Entertainment CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndSanta Cruz SentinelMay 5 and 26, 2006 A&E sections
Arts and Entertainment CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Salinas CalifornianMay 11 and 25, 2006 A&E sections
Arts and Entertainment CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndDaily Republic (Fairfield)May 12 and 26, 2006 A&E sections
Arts and Entertainment CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTahoe Daily TribuneMay 12 and 26, 2006 A&E sections
Arts and Entertainment CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Dispatch (Gilroy)May 4 and 25, 2006 A&E sections
Best WebsiteDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe Sacramento Bee
Best WebsiteDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
Best WebsiteDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stDaily News (Los Angeles)
Best WebsiteDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)
Best WebsiteDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Desert Sun (Palm Springs)
Best WebsiteDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Bakersfield Californian
Best WebsiteDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Signal (Santa Clarita)
Best WebsiteDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndAppeal-Democrat (Marysville)
Best WebsiteDivision E: 10,000 & under1stRedlands Daily Facts
Best WebsiteDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Recorder (San Francisco)
Business / Financial StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesFees Eat Away at Employees (First of three parts)
Business / Financial StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Diego Union-TribuneTerri SomersThe stem cell race
Business / Financial StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndDaily Breeze (Torrance)Muhammed El-HasanCalifornia, there they go
Business / Financial StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stVentura County StarTimm HerdtHealth insurance condition critical
Business / Financial StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Bakersfield CalifornianMisty WilliamsYoung mogul
Business / Financial StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Argus (Fremont)Chris De BenedettiAthletics finally in Fremont's mitt
Business / Financial StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndLodi News-SentinelJake ArmstrongBlue shield picks Lodi
Business / Financial StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stMerced Sun-StarLeslie AlbrechtAfter the Boom
Business / Financial StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Dispatch (Gilroy)Emily AlpertArt for Life
Business / Financial StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under1stSierra Sun (Truckee)David BunkerSuffering through the ski season
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesSteve Lopez
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Diego Union-TribuneRuben Navarrette Jr.
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Fresno BeeBill McEwen
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Modesto BeeJeff Jardine
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Record (Stockton)Eric Grunder
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndPasadena Star-NewsGene Maddaus
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stDaily Pilot (Costa Mesa)Joseph N. Bell
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Signal (Santa Clarita)John Boston
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Recorder (San Francisco)Cheryl Miller
Columns, Commentary, CriticismDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Daily Independent (Ridgecrest)Lucinda Sue Crosby
Editorial CartoonDivisions A & B: 75,001 & over1stThe San Diego Union-TribuneSteve BreenBorder Disorder (3rd in a series)
Editorial CartoonDivisions A & B: 75,001 & over2ndThe San Diego Union-TribuneSteve BreenBorder Disorder (4th in a series)
Editorial CartoonDivisions C, D & E: 75,000 & under1stMarin Independent Journal (Novato)George RussellEvil Smoker
Editorial CartoonDivisions C, D & E: 75,000 & under2ndThe Monterey County HeraldBill BatesLow cost housing
Editorial CommentDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesAndres Martinez4/8/06 Editorial
Editorial CommentDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Francisco ChronicleJohn Diaz9/15/06 Editorial
Editorial CommentDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stPress-Telegram (Long Beach)John Canalis2/23/06 Editorial
Editorial CommentDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Modesto BeeMike Dunbar9/18/06 Editorial
Editorial CommentDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stSan Gabriel Valley Tribune (West Covina)Steve Scauzillo8/24/06 Editorial
Editorial CommentDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Daily Review (Hayward)John Bowman8/25/06 Editorial
Editorial CommentDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stVisalia Times-DeltaPaul Hurley2/8/06 Editorial
Editorial CommentDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndSanta Maria TimesTom Bolton and John Lankford7/26/06 Editorial
Editorial CommentDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Dispatch (Gilroy)Mark Derry3/22/06 Editorial
Editorial CommentDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndTahoe Daily TribuneJeff Munson and Elaine Goodman10/30/06 Editorial
Editorial PagesDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe Sacramento BeeDecember 5 and 31, 2006 Editorial pages
Editorial PagesDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesDecember 27 and 31, 2006 Editorial pages
Editorial PagesDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Modesto BeeDecember 2 and 3, 2006 Editorial pages
Editorial PagesDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)December 2 and 10, 2006 Editorial pages
Editorial PagesDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stMarin Independent Journal (Novato)December 10 and 17, 2006 Editorial pages
Editorial PagesDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Bakersfield CalifornianDecember 3 and 31, 2006 Editorial pages
Editorial PagesDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Salinas CalifornianDecember 20 and 27, 2006 Editorial Pages
Editorial PagesDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndAppeal-Democrat (Marysville)December 3 and 10, 2006 Editorial Pages
Editorial PagesDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Recorder (San Francisco)December 1 and 8, 2006 Editorial Pages
Editorial PagesDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Dispatch (Gilroy)December 8 and 13, 2006 Editorial Pages
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesAltered Oceans
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Francisco ChronicleJane KayA Warming World' series
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stVentura County StarFarming on the edge
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Fresno BeeFruit Fly stories
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Record (Stockton)Alex BreitlerHilltop giants
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Sun (San Bernardino)Andrew SilvaOn Shaky Ground
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Davis EnterpriseCory GoldenRats
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndNapa Valley RegisterJulissa McKinnonAn uneasy harvest
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision E: 10,000 & under1stLos Angeles Daily JournalAnat RubinLandfill Blamed for Student Illnesses
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Recorder (San Francisco)Cheryl MillerGreen Day
Feature PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe Sacramento BeeAutumn CruzIn the water
Feature PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesRick LoomisIt's just me being me
Feature PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)Kent PorterMinister practices sermon
Feature PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndPress-Enterprise (Riverside)Ed CrisostomoDeath Valley shadow's
Feature PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stReno Gazette-JournalMarilyn NewtonGirl salutes uncle
Feature PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndMarin Independent Journal (Novato)Alan DepFish seafood
Feature PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stAuburn JournalKarina WilliamsI believe...
Feature PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndWhittier Daily NewsSarah ReingewirtzLove lasts forever
Feature PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Porterville RecorderJohn TiptonA family mourns
Feature PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndLompoc RecordIan VorsterLife in the Valley: A young girl hands
Feature StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesErika HayasakiThe Daughter
Feature StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesMark AraxDeath of Hilario Guzman
Feature StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)Jackie BurrellAlzheimer's a real midlife crisis
Feature StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndDaily Breeze (Torrance)Doug Irving'Eighty's On' at LAX
Feature StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Record (Stockton)Scott SmithGrowing old in prison
Feature StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndMarin Independent Journal (Novato)Paul LiberatoreI still can't believe it some days
Feature StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stDaily Republic (Fairfield)Andrea E. GarciaA tale of survival
Feature StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndMerced Sun-StarCarol ReiterSomoto
Feature StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Porterville RecorderAnita Stackhouse-HiteFamily Ties
Feature StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndManteca BulletinDennis WyattClass of 2019
Freedom of InformationDivisions A & B: 75,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesBlighted Homeland
Freedom of InformationDivisions A & B: 75,001 & over2ndVentura County StarAgencies violate public access law
Freedom of InformationDivisions C, D & E: 75,000 & under1stRecord Searchlight (Redding)Dunsmuir
Freedom of InformationDivisions C, D & E: 75,000 & under2ndMarin Independent Journal (Novato)Freeing Marin County's public employee salary information
Front PageDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Francisco ChronicleDecember 7 and 10, 2006 Front Pages
Front PageDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesDecember 17 and 30, 2006 Front Pages
Front PageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Fresno BeeDecember 3 and 7, 2006 Front Pages
Front PageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)December 10 and 13, 2006 Front Pages
Front PageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Tribune (San Luis Obispo)December 6 and 30, 2006 Front Pages
Front PageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Record (Stockton)December 5 and 6, 2006 Front Pages
Front PageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stDaily Republic (Fairfield)December 1 and 13, 2006 Front Pages
Front PageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Eureka ReporterDecember 1 and 15, 2006 Front Pages
Front PageDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Daily Triplicate (Crescent City)December 6 and 22, 2006 Front Pages
Front PageDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndHollister Free LanceDecember 7 and 22, 2006 Front Pages
General ExcellenceDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesDecember 10, 11 and 12, 2006 Issues
General ExcellenceDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento BeeDecember 8, 9 and 10, 2006 Issues
General ExcellenceDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stVentura County StarDecember 8, 9 and 10, 2006 Issues
General ExcellenceDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Modesto BeeDecember 1, 2 and 3, 2006 Issues
General ExcellenceDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Monterey County HeraldDecember 19, 20 and 21, 2006 Issues
General ExcellenceDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Tribune (San Luis Obispo)December 29, 30 and 31, 2006 Issues
General ExcellenceDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stWhittier Daily NewsDecember 1, 2 and 3, 2006 Issues
General ExcellenceDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndDaily Republic (Fairfield)December 1, 2 and 3, 2006 Issues
General ExcellenceDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Dispatch (Gilroy)December 13, 14 and 15, 2006 Issues
General ExcellenceDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Porterville RecorderDecember 1, 2 and 4, 2006 Issues
Illustration / InfographicDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesRaoul RanoaThe Louver, step by step
Illustration / InfographicDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury NewsA new stadium in 42 weeks
Illustration / InfographicDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stPress-Enterprise (Riverside)Under pressure
Illustration / InfographicDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)Dennis BoltRain measuring: Art or Science?
Illustration / InfographicDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Bakersfield CalifornianMichael Borjon and Kent KuehlDevastation scenario Graphics
Illustration / InfographicDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Bakersfield CalifornianJames Burger and Michael BorjonNot one shovel Graphics
Illustration / InfographicDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Davis EnterpriseShawn CollinsYolo County at risk
Illustration / InfographicDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Davis EnterpriseShawn CollinsChristmas Light Winners
Illustration / InfographicDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Recorder (San Francisco)Jason DoiyHollywood shuffle
Illustration / InfographicDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Recorder (San Francisco)Mark ZiemannDivorce, California Style
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesFailing Justice: Los Angeles' Sheriff and his Troubled Jails
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Francisco ChronicleUse of Force
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stPress-Telegram (Long Beach)Wendy Thomas RussellBaker, POA boss in $7.5 million deal
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndPress-Enterprise (Riverside)The Big Squeeze
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stInland Valley Daily Bulletin (Ontario)Criminal Neglect
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndReno Gazette-JournalMeth: Shattering Lives In Northern Nevada
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stDaily Republic (Fairfield)Leader in Luxury
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Davis EnterpriseWaiting for disaster (series)
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Daily Triplicate (Crescent City)No warning: 2006 Tsunami
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Porterville RecorderBlack in the south county
Lifestyle CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Francisco ChronicleApril 9 and 16, 2006 Lifestyle sections
Lifestyle CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury NewsApril 29 and 30, 2006 Lifestyle sections
Lifestyle CoverageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)April 1 and 5, 2006 Lifestyle sections
Lifestyle CoverageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndVentura County StarApril 20 and 30, 2006 Lifestyle sections
Lifestyle CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stRecord Searchlight (Redding)April 16 and 30, 2006 Lifestyle sections
Lifestyle CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Monterey County HeraldApril 29 and 30, 2006 Lifestyle sections
Lifestyle CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stAuburn JournalApril 9 and 23, 2006 Lifestyle sections
Lifestyle CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Davis EnterpriseApril 2 and 23, 2006 Lifestyle sections
Lifestyle CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Dispatch (Gilroy)April 18 and 28, 2006 Lifestyle sections
Lifestyle CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndRedlands Daily FactsApril 9 and 23, 2006 Lifestyle sections
Local Spot NewsDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Francisco ChronicleDriver's Rampage
Local Spot NewsDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Francisco ChronicleThe search for James Kim
Local Spot NewsDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stPress-Enterprise (Riverside)Esperanza Fire - Day 2
Local Spot NewsDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)New Year's Flood
Local Spot NewsDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Desert Sun (Palm Springs)Day of Mourning
Local Spot NewsDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Desert Sun (Palm Springs)Gerald Ford Dies
Local Spot NewsDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Salinas CalifornianE. Coli Outbreak
Local Spot NewsDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndNapa Valley RegisterThe Posey Trial
Local Spot NewsDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Daily Triplicate (Crescent City)Surge smashes harbor
Local Spot NewsDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndHollister Free LanceE. Coli Outbreak
Non-Local Spot NewsDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesConflict in Lebanon
Non-Local Spot NewsDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury NewsMissing dad gave all
Non-Local Spot NewsDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Fresno BeeClarence Allen execution
Non-Local Spot NewsDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndPress-Enterprise (Riverside)Ford Funeral
Non-Local Spot NewsDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Sun (San Bernardino)Blaze kills firefighters
Non-Local Spot NewsDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Record (Stockton)Execution delayed
Page Layout & DesignDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury NewsNovember 8 and 9, 2006 Issues
Page Layout & DesignDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento BeeNovember 22 and 23, 2006 Issues
Page Layout & DesignDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Modesto BeeNovember 9 and 10, 2006 Issues
Page Layout & DesignDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndDaily Breeze (Torrance)November 4 and 5, 2006 Issues
Page Layout & DesignDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Monterey County HeraldNovember 10 and 11, 2006 Issues
Page Layout & DesignDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Record (Stockton)November 5 and 6, 2006 Issues
Page Layout & DesignDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Eureka ReporterNovember 8 and 9, 2006 Issues
Page Layout & DesignDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndSanta Maria TimesNovember 8 and 9, 2006 Issues
Page Layout & DesignDivision E: 10,000 & under1stHollister Free LanceNovember 29 and 30, 2006 Issues
Page Layout & DesignDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Porterville RecorderNovember 18 and 20, 2006 Issues
Photo EssayDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesRick LoomisAltered Oceans - Photos
Photo EssayDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Francisco ChronicleLance IversenTesting the Waters - Photos
Photo EssayDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Fresno BeeTogether at Last
Photo EssayDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndVentura County StarFacing the Future
Photo EssayDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Record (Stockton)Michael McCollumGrowing old in prison
Photo EssayDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Desert Sun (Palm Springs)Jose Omar OrnelasHer walk of pain
Photo EssayDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stMerced Sun-StarSomoto
Photo EssayDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndDaily Republic (Fairfield)The Princess Within
Photo EssayDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Dispatch (Gilroy)Bill StrangeA Peaceful Path
Photo EssayDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Dispatch (Gilroy)Athanasia BrownCaley's Kingdom
Public ServiceDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesTransplant Patients at Risk
Public ServiceDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury NewsTainted trials, stolen justice
Public ServiceDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)Boating a perilous pastime
Public ServiceDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndPress-Telegram (Long Beach)Greg MellenLiving on the edge: The working poor,
Public ServiceDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Sun (San Bernardino)Enough.
Public ServiceDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndInland Valley Daily Bulletin (Ontario)Border Insecurity
Public ServiceDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stLodi News-SentinelCare giving
Public ServiceDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndTimes-Standard (Eureka)Homeless in Humboldt
Public ServiceDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Porterville RecorderHomeless
Public ServiceDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndTahoe Daily TribuneLiving in a ski town
Special IssueDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe Sacramento Bee11/22/06 Book of Dreams
Special IssueDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times5/21/06 Hollywood Commemorative Edition
Special IssueDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stPress-Enterprise (Riverside)Young lives cut short
Special IssueDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)All Santa Rosa is gone
Special IssueDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stReno Gazette-JournalMeth Shattering Lives
Special IssueDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Monterey County HeraldThe Seven Wonders
Special IssueDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Salinas CalifornianNow Playing
Special IssueDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndNapa Valley RegisterFlood of 2005
Special IssueDivision E: 10,000 & under1stLos Angeles Daily JournalBlueprints for Change
Special IssueDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndManteca BulletinGlory Road
Sports CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesOctober 1 and 29, 2006 Sports sections
Sports CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Francisco ChronicleOctober 12 and 29, 2006 Sports sections
Sports CoverageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stPress-Enterprise (Riverside)October 3 and 8, 2006 Sports sections
Sports CoverageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndDaily Breeze (Torrance)October 7 and 8, 2006 Sports sections
Sports CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Desert Sun (Palm Springs)October 13 and 14, 2006 Sports sections
Sports CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Tribune (San Luis Obispo)October 14 and 22, 2006 Sports sections
Sports CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Eureka ReporterOctober 6 and 29, 2006 Sports sections
Sports CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndMerced Sun-StarOctober 6 and 27, 2006 Sports sections
Sports CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under1stManteca BulletinOctober 14 and 20, 2006 Sports sections
Sports CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndHollister Free LanceOctober 19 and 31, 2006 Sports sections
Sports PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury NewsPatrick TehanWinners and Losers
Sports PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Francisco ChronicleFrederic LarsonEpic day for big-wave riders
Sports PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stContra Costa Times (Walnut Creek)Sherry LavarsBaseball squad advances
Sports PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)Kent PorterMule-Headed
Sports PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stEnterprise-Record (Chico)Jason HalleySister act
Sports PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Daily Review (Hayward)Jane TyskaBrandon Traylor baseball catch
Sports PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stTimes-Standard (Eureka)Erik FraserSt. Bernard's catcher
Sports PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Salinas CalifornianScott MacDonaldSpotted with mud
Sports PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Dispatch (Gilroy)Lora SchraftPrep field hockey
Sports PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Dispatch (Gilroy)Chris RileyWorld Champion
Sports StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury NewsElliot AlmondStand up.
Sports StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Francisco ChronicleTom FitzGeraldFighting outside the box
Sports StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stNorth County Times (Escondido)Brian HiroObject of affection
Sports StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press Democrat (Santa Rosa)Eric BranchServing The Works
Sports StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stOakland TribuneJerry McDonaldT.O. with a conscience
Sports StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Record (Stockton)Jason AndersonRough road, brave rider
Sports StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Signal (Santa Clarita)Cary OsborneTitle Week
Sports StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndDaily Pilot (Costa Mesa)Steve VirgenGaytan-Leach
Sports StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Dispatch (Gilroy)Marc DavidSteroid Reversal
Sports StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndTahoe Daily TribuneJeremy EvansCabral is all grown up
Spot News PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesCarolyn ColeBringing out the dead
Spot News PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento BeeLezlie SterlingWater, everywhere
Spot News PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stPress-Telegram (Long Beach)Diandra JayVandal suspects caught
Spot News PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndDaily Breeze (Torrance)Steve McCrankMan revived from Hermosa surf
Spot News PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stRecord Searchlight (Redding)Lucas MobleyCovered in blood
Spot News PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndSanta Cruz SentinelShmuel ThalerImmigration protests
Spot News PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stSanta Maria TimesMichael A. MariantPolice officers make entry
Spot News PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Eureka ReporterTyson RitterCoast Guard helicopter down
Spot News PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under1stHollister Free LanceNick LovejoyVirgin Mary statue
Spot News PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Porterville RecorderChieko HaraRobbery turns deadly
WritingDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Francisco ChronicleJoan RyanWar without end
WritingDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury NewsSean WebbyRisking a life term…
WritingDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stDaily Breeze (Torrance)Doug IrvingLost at sea
WritingDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndDaily News of Los Angeles (Woodland Hills)Bret HopkinsAgainst all odds
WritingDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stMarin Independent Journal (Novato)Rick PolitoChasing Demons
WritingDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndRecord Searchlight (Redding)Ryan SabalowGlica
WritingDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stDaily Republic (Fairfield)Stephanie JucarOne day at a time
WritingDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndDaily Republic (Fairfield)Andrea E. GarciaA normal life
WritingDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Recorder (San Francisco)Cheryl MillerJerry Brown, version 3.0
WritingDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndHollister Free LanceAnthony HaAs SB County goes so goes California
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