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2008 Better Newspapers Contest — Daily winners

2008 Better Newspapers Contest Winners — Dailies

CategoryDivisionPlacePublicationCreditEntry Title
Arts & EntertainmentDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesMay 6 & 24, 2007
Arts & EntertainmentDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Francisco ChronicleMay 6 & 21, 2007
Arts & EntertainmentDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stVentura County StarMay 10 & 17, 2007
Arts & EntertainmentDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndContra Costa TimesMay 20 & 24, 2007
Arts & EntertainmentDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stMonterey County HeraldMay 17-23 & 24-30, 2007
Arts & EntertainmentDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe TribuneMay 10 & 31, 2007
Arts & EntertainmentDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stSanta Cruz SentinelMay 4 & 18, 2007
Arts & EntertainmentDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Salinas CalifornianMay 17 & 24, 2007
Arts & EntertainmentDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTahoe Daily TribuneMay 4 & 11, 2007
Arts & EntertainmentDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndRedlands Daily FactsMay 3 & 17, 2007
Breaking News PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Diego Union-TribuneScott Linnett
Breaking News PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesWally Skalij
Breaking News PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Press-EnterpriseStan Lim
Breaking News PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Fresno BeeDiana Baldrica
Breaking News PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe TribuneJoe Johnston
Breaking News PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe RecordVictor J. Blue
Breaking News PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stLodi News-SentinelBrian Feulner
Breaking News PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndDaily RepublicMike McCoy
Breaking News PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under1stGilroy DispatchLora Schraft
Breaking News PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndTahoe Daily TribuneDan Thrift
Business / Financial StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Francisco ChronicleMortgage meltdown, Neighborhoods crumble in wave of foreclosures
Business / Financial StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento BeeMortgage meltdown
Business / Financial StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Press-EnterpriseFrom dreams to debt
Business / Financial StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndVentura County StarA crisis hits home
Business / Financial StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Bakersfield CalifornianKern party crashers
Business / Financial StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndRecord SearchlightCounty faces economic woes
Business / Financial StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stDaily RepublicBoom to Bust
Business / Financial StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndSanta Cruz SentinelEnjoying the ride
Business / Financial StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Porterville RecorderCitrus crisis, ripple effect
Business / Financial StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe RecorderCorporate Raiders invade silicon valley
ColumnsDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesSteve LopezNovember 7 & 28, 2007
ColumnsDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesTim RuttenApril 3 & 18, 2007
ColumnsDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stLos Angeles Daily NewsDennis McCarthyMay 13 & August 26, 2007
ColumnsDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press-EnterpriseDan BernsteinJanuary 10 & 25, 2008,
ColumnsDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe TribuneBob CuddySeptember 16 & June 10, 2007
ColumnsDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe RecordMichael FitzgeraldJune 17 & July 4, 2007
ColumnsDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stDavis EnterpriseMarion FranckMarch 18 & September 2, 2007
ColumnsDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe UnionZuri BerryDecember 5 & 12, 2007
ColumnsDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe RecorderWilliam BedsworthJuly 6, 2007 & March 14, 2008
ColumnsDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndSanta Barbara Daily SoundCheri RaeNovember 8, 2007 & January 3, 2008
Editorial CartoonDivisions A & B: 75,001 & over1stThe San Diego Union-TribuneStephen P. BreenIraq spider web
Editorial CartoonDivisions A & B: 75,001 & over2ndThe Fresno BeeSW ParraGas Pains
Editorial CartoonDivisions C, D & E: 75,000 & under1stMarin Independent JournalGeorge RussellIce Man
Editorial CartoonDivisions C, D & E: 75,000 & under2ndMarin Independent JournalGeorge RussellLead in toys
Editorial CommentDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Francisco ChronicleJohn DiazA prisoner of politics
Editorial CommentDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Orange County RegisterCathy TaylorCalifornia should stop the seizures
Editorial CommentDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stLos Angeles Daily NewsRon KayeRon Kaye, A House of Cards
Editorial CommentDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press-DemocratPete GolisKarr case
Editorial CommentDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Bakersfield CalifornianBob PriceClassroom motto: In Chad we doubt
Editorial CommentDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe TribuneStephanie FinucaneVerdict over quake deaths should be heard across state
Editorial CommentDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stLodi News-SentinelRich HannerLodi Unified's Equity Initiative: Time for change
Editorial CommentDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndAppeal-DemocratLen La BarthMarijuana program is in the cards
Editorial CommentDivision E: 10,000 & under1stUkiah Daily JournalK.C. MeadowsWe want our county back
Editorial CommentDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Desert DispatchScott ShakfordUnnecessary SWAT raids put all parties at risk
Editorial PagesDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Francisco ChronicleJan 13 & Jan 27
Editorial PagesDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Orange County RegisterJan 9 & Jan 27
Editorial PagesDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stLos Angeles Daily NewsJan 13 & Jan 27
Editorial PagesDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndContra Costa TimesJan 26 & Jan 27
Editorial PagesDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Bakersfield CalifornianJan 6 & Jan 13
Editorial PagesDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndMonterey County HeraldJan 20 & Jan 30
Editorial PagesDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stGlendale News-PressJan 12-13 & Jan 26-27
Editorial PagesDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndAuburn JournalJan 9 & Jan 13
Editorial PagesDivision E: 10,000 & under1stManteca BulletinJan 22 & Jan 29
Editorial PagesDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Desert DispatchJan 9 & Jan 29
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Francisco ChronicleBay area quarantine tries to halt spread of ravenous pest (Moth)
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesAlaska's fork in the river
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Press-EnterpriseFuture power
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndSan Francisco ExaminerCosco Busan Oil Spill
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stReno Gazette-JournalTrouble on the trails
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndReno Gazette-JournalHigh and Dry: the warming Sierra
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stLodi News-SentinelSearching for the Mokelumne
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndSanta Cruz SentinelCouncil votes to fight moth spraying (light brown apple moth)
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Daily TriplicateThe future of the Klamath
Environmental / Ag Resource ReportingDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Gilroy DispatchTainted waters; Christopher Ranch toxic spill
Feature PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesAllen J. Schaben
Feature PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento BeeAutumn Cruz
Feature PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Fresno BeeCraig Kohlruss
Feature PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndDaily BreezeBrad Graverson
Feature PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe TribuneJayson Mellom
Feature PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndEnterprise-RecordTy Barbour
Feature PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe UnionJohn Hart
Feature PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndGlendale News-PressAlex Collins
Feature PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under1stGilroy DispatchLora Schraft
Feature PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndTahoe Daily TribuneJohah Kessel
Feature StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesThe Marlboro Marine
Feature StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesAttacked by a Grizzly
Feature StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stVentura County StarA fighter's fight
Feature StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndContra Costa TimesTen years later, Lesher's widower wrangles on
Feature StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stMarin Independent JournalVinnie's story
Feature StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndMarin Independent JournalBehind the curtain
Feature StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stMerced Sun-StarMore than buyer's remorse
Feature StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndLodi News-SentinelHell on a hill
Feature StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe RecorderSinging Cowboy
Feature StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndTahoe Daily TribuneThe will to live
Freedom of InformationDivisions A & B: 75,001 & over1stThe Orange County RegisterDying in silence, Jenifer B. McKim, investigative reporter
Freedom of InformationDivisions A & B: 75,001 & over2ndContra Costa TimesMothball fleet pollution
Freedom of InformationDivisions C, D & E: 75,000 & under1stAntelope Valley PressLaSala- Brown Act
Freedom of InformationDivisions C, D & E: 75,000 & under2ndRecord SearchlightCity hall sex scandal
Front PageDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesJan 3 & 4, 2008
Front PageDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Diego Union-TribuneJan 23 & 28, 2008
Front PageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Modesto BeeJan 18 & 19, 2008
Front PageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndContra Costa TimesJan 4 & 10, 2008
Front PageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stMarin Independent JournalJan 5 & 20, 2008
Front PageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndMonterey County HeraldJan 5 & 23, 2008
Front PageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stSanta Cruz SentinelJan 5 & 13, 2008
Front PageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndAppeal-DemocratJan 5 & 29, 2008
Front PageDivision E: 10,000 & under1stManteca BulletinJan 12 & 26, 2008
Front PageDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndTahoe Daily TribuneJan 4 & 11, 2008
General ExcellenceDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Diego Union-Tribune
General ExcellenceDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
General ExcellenceDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Press-Enterprise
General ExcellenceDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Modesto Bee
General ExcellenceDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Record
General ExcellenceDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndMarin Independent Journal
General ExcellenceDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stDaily Republic
General ExcellenceDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndDavis Enterprise
General ExcellenceDivision E: 10,000 & under1stGilroy Dispatch
General ExcellenceDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Porterville Recorder
General News PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesIrfan Kahn
General News PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Diego Union-TribuneK.C. Alfred
General News PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Fresno BeeJohn Walker
General News PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndPress-TelegramDiandra Jay
General News PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe TribuneJayson Mellom
General News PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndEnterprise-RecordBill Husa
General News PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stLodi News-SentinelBrian Feulner
General News PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndVisalia Times-DeltaTeresa Douglass
General News PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under1stGilroy DispatchChris Riley
General News PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndSanta Barbara Daily SoundJanelle Holcombe
Illustration / InfographicDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe San Francisco ChronicleYahoo's Choice; join or fight?
Illustration / InfographicDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Diego Union-TribuneA classic revival
Illustration / InfographicDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Fresno BeeSmog busters
Illustration / InfographicDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press-EnterpriseCleaning up coal
Illustration / InfographicDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stReno Gazette-JournalThe warming sierra
Illustration / InfographicDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Bakersfield CalifornianElectricity from wind
Illustration / InfographicDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stSanta Maria TimesCrews battle fire from air, ground
Illustration / InfographicDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndSanta Maria TimesChronology of a tragedy
Illustration / InfographicDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTahoe Daily TribuneSierra Firefighters
Illustration / InfographicDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndTahoe Daily TribuneThe Sierra bear guy
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury NewsHow rushed courts fail kids
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesDanger in tow
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stContra Costa TimesMillions lost to PUC negligence
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndVentura County StarHalaco Recycling plant's legacy of pollution
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe RecordAnd a song shall carry them home
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Desert SunThe cost of pest control
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stMerced Sun-StarIs John Condren really who he claims to be?
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndMerced Sun-StarThe payout at the county you've never heard about
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Gilroy DispatchTow troubles: A six-month investigation
Investigative / Enterprise ReportingDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndLos Angeles Daily JournalDenied medication, AIDS patient dies in custody (series)
Lifestyle CoverageDivisions A & B: 75,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesSept 24 & 30, 2007
Lifestyle CoverageDivisions A & B: 75,001 & over2ndThe San Francisco ChronicleSept 9 & 30, 2007
Lifestyle CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe RecordSept 7 & 15, 2007
Lifestyle CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndMarin Independent JournalSept 14 & 30, 2007
Lifestyle CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stDaily RepublicSept 16 & 23, 2007
Lifestyle CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndSanta Cruz SentinelSept 1 & 2, 2007
Local Breaking NewsDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesThe Southern California Wildfires
Local Breaking NewsDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento BeeAngora Fire
Local Breaking NewsDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stDaily BreezeVery Much Alive
Local Breaking NewsDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Fresno BeeFog fuel massive pileup
Local Breaking NewsDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stMarin Independent JournalOil Fouls Marin shores
Local Breaking NewsDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndOakland TribuneMeltdown
Local Breaking NewsDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stAppeal-DemocratMid-Valley blown away
Local Breaking NewsDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Times-StandardLion Attack
Local Breaking NewsDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Porterville RecorderFarmers fear worst of freeze is yet to come
Local Breaking NewsDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndTahoe Daily TribuneAngora Fire
Local News CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury NewsDecember 27-28, 2007 editions
Local News CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Francisco ChronicleNovember 11, 2007 edition
Local News CoverageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Press-EnterpriseSo. California Wildfires
Local News CoverageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndContra Costa TimesA call to arms, Getting the call
Local News CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Bakersfield CalifornianNowhere fast
Local News CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndDaily PilotPolice keeping tab on DUIs
Local News CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stMerced Sun-StarA 3/4-square-mile area is city's ground zero
Local News CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndThe Times-StandardPolice chief arrested for alleged rape
Local News CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under1stGilroy DispatchBrazen rape on the levee
Local News CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Porterville RecorderKeeping hope
Page Layout & DesignDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury NewsDec 13 & 14, 2007
Page Layout & DesignDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesDec 30 & 31, 2007
Page Layout & DesignDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stVentura County StarDec 20 & 21, 2007
Page Layout & DesignDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndPress-TelegramDec 14 & 15, 2007
Page Layout & DesignDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe TribuneDec 22 & 23, 2007
Page Layout & DesignDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe Bakersfield CalifornianDec 1 & 2, 2007
Page Layout & DesignDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Eureka ReporterDec 17 & 18, 2007
Page Layout & DesignDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndMerced Sun-StarDec 14 & 15, 2007
Page Layout & DesignDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTahoe Daily TribuneDec 9 & 10 , 2007
Page Layout & DesignDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Daily TriplicateDec 4 & 5, 2007
Photo EssayDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesStanley Cup
Photo EssayDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesOn the Trail
Photo EssayDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stContra Costa TimesArmed forces face challenge filling the ranks
Photo EssayDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press-EnterpriseVisiting Mom behind bars
Photo EssayDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stDaily PilotThe sport is in session
Photo EssayDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe RecordAnd a song shall carry them home
Photo EssayDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stDaily RepublicA special celebration
Photo EssayDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndSanta Cruz SentinelGail Rich Awards
Photo EssayDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Daily Triplicate
Photo EssayDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndGilroy Dispatch
Public ServiceDivision A: 200,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury NewsBroken Families, Broken Courts
Public ServiceDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Francisco ChronicleThe Assassination of Chauncey Bailey
Public ServiceDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Fresno BeeMisdirected Funds
Public ServiceDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndContra Costa TimesTheft of Elder Nation
Public ServiceDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Desert SunTroubled Shores: The Salton Sea
Public ServiceDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe RecordThe War All Around Us
Public ServiceDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Eureka ReporterBy Their Own Hand
Public ServiceDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndVisalia Times-DeltaGang Wars
Public ServiceDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTahoe Daily TribuneAngora Fire
Public ServiceDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndLos Angeles Daily JournalUS Agents forcibly drugging immigrants for deportation
Special IssueDivision A: 200,001 & over1stThe Orange County RegisterThe gift of giving
Special IssueDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury NewsBill Walsh 1931-2007
Special IssueDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Fresno BeeFighting for air
Special IssueDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press-EnterpriseReckoning with homelessness
Special IssueDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe Bakersfield CalifornianKern Life
Special IssueDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndMarin Independent JournalMarin Voters Guide
Special IssueDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Eureka Reporter2007 Football preview
Special IssueDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndLodi News-Sentinel100 Years
Special IssueDivision E: 10,000 & under1stSierra SunNorth Tahoe/Truckee Locals
Special IssueDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndManteca BulletinFriday night
Sports CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesNov 18 & 22, 2007
Sports CoverageDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury NewsNov 16 & 19, 2007
Sports CoverageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stVentura County StarNov 18 & 24, 2007
Sports CoverageDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndContra Costa TimesNov 16 & 29, 2007
Sports CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe TribuneNov 11 & 17, 2007
Sports CoverageDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndMarin Independent JournalNov 14 & 16, 2007
Sports CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Eureka ReporterNov 4 & 17,2007
Sports CoverageDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndSanta Cruz SentinelNov 10 & 11, 2007
Sports CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under1stGilroy DispatchNov 9 & 29, 2007
Sports CoverageDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndThe Desert DispatchNov 16 & 17, 2007
Sports PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesWally Skalij
Sports PhotoDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesRobert Gauthier
Sports PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stDaily BreezeScott Varley
Sports PhotoDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndContra Costa TimesDoug Duran
Sports PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stThe TribuneJoe Johnston
Sports PhotoDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndMarin Independent JournalAlan Dep
Sports PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stThe Salinas CalifornianRichard Green
Sports PhotoDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndSanta Maria TimesBryan Walton
Sports PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under1stThe Porterville RecorderChieko Hara
Sports PhotoDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndHollister Free LanceNick Lovejoy
Sports StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesGrowth on the gridiron
Sports StoryDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesBig man on campus
Sports StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stThe Press DemocratA one-team town
Sports StoryDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Press-EnterpriseBaseball behind bars
Sports StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stMarin Independent JournalBanjo man the super fan
Sports StoryDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe TribuneFor surfing daredevils, it's an Endless Winter
Sports StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stSanta Cruz SentinelFinding peace and balance
Sports StoryDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndSanta Cruz SentinelDisabled is a state of mind
Sports StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under1stTahoe Daily TribuneJeremy EvansCorey Rich
Sports StoryDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndTahoe Daily TribuneJeremy EvansKing of the Hill
WritingDivision A: 200,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesA veiled-eye view of Saudi segregation
WritingDivision A: 200,001 & over2ndThe San Francisco ChronicleThe lost parish: part 1
WritingDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0001stPress-TelegramA heart that can't be mended
WritingDivision B: 75,001 - 200,0002ndThe Fresno BeeRuined lives, decades later
WritingDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0001stOakland TribuneA Father's story
WritingDivision C: 25,001 - 75,0002ndThe TribuneHe's far from home but close to her heart
WritingDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0001stMerced Sun-StarSoldier loses good friend, finds his father in Iraq war
WritingDivision D: 10,001 - 25,0002ndMerced Sun-StarSemper FI: Marine's death tests faith of survivors
WritingDivision E: 10,000 & under1stSierra SunDisappearance at Tahoe
WritingDivision E: 10,000 & under2ndTahoe Daily TribuneOn the mend
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