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2013 Better Newspapers Contest — Weekly winners

2013 Better Newspapers Contest Winners — Weeklies

CategoryDivisionPlacePublication
Agricultural ReportingDivision A: 25,001 & over1stNew Times
Agricultural ReportingDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndGood Times
Agricultural ReportingDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stNorth Coast Journal
Agricultural ReportingDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndLa Jolla Light
Agricultural ReportingDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stSacramento Business Journal
Agricultural ReportingDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndThe Sonoma Index-Tribune
Agricultural ReportingDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Trinity Journal
Agricultural ReportingDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Mammoth Times
Artistic PhotoDivision A: 25,001 & over1stSacramento News & Review
Artistic PhotoDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndMetro Silicon Valley
Artistic PhotoDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stThe Almanac
Artistic PhotoDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndThe Downey Patriot
Artistic PhotoDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stThe Sonoma Index-Tribune
Artistic PhotoDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndDel Norte Triplicate
Artistic PhotoDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Mammoth Times
Artistic PhotoDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Mountain Enterprise
Arts & EntertainmentDivisions A & B: 11,001 & over1stLos Angeles Downtown News
Arts & EntertainmentDivisions A & B: 11,001 & over2ndGood Times
Arts & EntertainmentDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stMountain Democrat
Arts & EntertainmentDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndPetaluma Argus-Courier
Arts & EntertainmentDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Windsor Times
Arts & EntertainmentDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Trinity Journal
Breaking NewsDivisions A & B: 11,001 & over1stThousand Oaks Acorn
Breaking NewsDivisions A & B: 11,001 & over2ndRoseville Press-Tribune
Breaking NewsDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stBig Bear Grizzly
Breaking NewsDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndAmador Ledger Dispatch
Breaking NewsDivision D: 4,300 & under1stSierra Star
Breaking NewsDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndTaft Midway Driller
ColumnsDivision A: 25,001 & over1stSF Weekly
ColumnsDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndSacramento News & Review
ColumnsDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stLa Jolla Light
ColumnsDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndPoway News Chieftain
ColumnsDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stMountain Democrat
ColumnsDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndBlack Voice News
ColumnsDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Winters Express
ColumnsDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Recorder
Coverage of Business NewsDivision A: 25,001 & over1stLos Angeles Downtown News
Coverage of Business NewsDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndSF Weekly
Coverage of Business NewsDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stSan Francisco Business Times
Coverage of Business NewsDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndSan Francisco Business Times
Coverage of Business NewsDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stDel Norte Triplicate
Coverage of Business NewsDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndPetaluma Argus-Courier
Coverage of Business NewsDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Recorder
Coverage of Business NewsDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndTahoe Mountain News
Coverage of EducationDivision A: 25,001 & over1stGood Times
Coverage of EducationDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndChico News & Review
Coverage of EducationDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stMountain View Voice
Coverage of EducationDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndLa Jolla Light
Coverage of EducationDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stGalt Herald
Coverage of EducationDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndLa Cañada Valley Sun
Coverage of EducationDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Ripon Record
Coverage of EducationDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Ark
Local GovernmentDivision A: 25,001 & over1stPalo Alto Weekly
Local GovernmentDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndMetro Silicon Valley
Local GovernmentDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stBurbank Leader
Local GovernmentDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndLa Jolla Light
Local GovernmentDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stTwin Cities Times
Local GovernmentDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndBig Bear Grizzly
Local GovernmentDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Cambrian
Local GovernmentDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndFeather River Bulletin
Editorial CartoonDivisions A & B: 11,001 & over1stLos Angeles Downtown News
Editorial CartoonDivisions A & B: 11,001 & over2ndSanta Maria Sun
Editorial CartoonDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stHalf Moon Bay Review
Editorial CartoonDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndMerced County Times
Editorial CartoonDivision D: 4,300 & under1stSt. Helena Star
Editorial CartoonDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndLos Banos Enterprise
Editorial CommentDivision A: 25,001 & over1stPalo Alto Weekly
Editorial CommentDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Downtown News
Editorial CommentDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stNorth Bay Bohemian
Editorial CommentDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndSan Francisco Business Times
Editorial CommentDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stPetaluma Argus-Courier
Editorial CommentDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndDel Norte Triplicate
Editorial CommentDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Mammoth Times
Editorial CommentDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Mountain Enterprise
Enterprise ReportingDivision A: 25,001 & over1stSF Weekly
Enterprise ReportingDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndNew Times
Enterprise ReportingDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stMountain View Voice
Enterprise ReportingDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndSanta Maria Sun
Enterprise ReportingDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stDel Norte Triplicate
Enterprise ReportingDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndSacramento Business Journal
Enterprise ReportingDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Ark
Enterprise ReportingDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Recorder
Feature PhotoDivision A: 25,001 & over1stNew Times
Feature PhotoDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndPalo Alto Weekly
Feature PhotoDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stLa Jolla Light
Feature PhotoDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndMountain View Voice
Feature PhotoDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stMerced County Times
Feature PhotoDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndSilicon Valley Business Journal
Feature PhotoDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Mammoth Times
Feature PhotoDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Trinity Journal
Feature StoryDivision A: 25,001 & over1stLos Angeles Downtown News
Feature StoryDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndPalo Alto Weekly
Feature StoryDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stNorth Coast Journal
Feature StoryDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndMountain View Voice
Feature StoryDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stDel Norte Triplicate
Feature StoryDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndNovato Advance
Feature StoryDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Recorder
Feature StoryDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Ark
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division A: 25,001 & over1stVida en el Valle
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division A: 25,001 & over2ndThe Montclarion
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division B: 11,001-25,0001stBurbank Leader
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division B: 11,001-25,0002ndAlameda Journal
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division C: 4,301-11,0001stHalf Moon Bay Review
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division C: 4,301-11,0002ndMountain Democrat
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division D: 4,300 & under1stThe Trinity Journal
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division D: 4,300 & under2ndSt. Helena Star
Front Page (Tabloid)Division A: 25,001 & over1stPalo Alto Weekly
Front Page (Tabloid)Division A: 25,001 & over2ndGood Times
Front Page (Tabloid)Division B: 11,001-25,0001stLos Altos Town Crier
Front Page (Tabloid)Division B: 11,001-25,0002ndSan Francisco Business Times
Front Page (Tabloid)Division C: 4,301-11,0001stSacramento Business Journal
Front Page (Tabloid)Division C: 4,301-11,0002ndBlack Voice News
Front Page (Tabloid)Division D: 4,300 & under1stThe Ark
Front Page (Tabloid)Division D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Mountain Enterprise
General ExcellenceDivision A: 25,001 & over1stPalo Alto Weekly
General ExcellenceDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndNew Times
General ExcellenceDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stSan Francisco Business Times
General ExcellenceDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndMountain View Voice
General ExcellenceDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stPetaluma Argus-Courier
General ExcellenceDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndHalf Moon Bay Review
General ExcellenceDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Cambrian
General ExcellenceDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndLos Banos Enterprise
Graphic IllustrationDivision A: 25,001 & over1stNew Times
Graphic IllustrationDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndSacramento News & Review
Graphic IllustrationDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stMountain View Voice
Graphic IllustrationDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndSanta Maria Sun
Graphic IllustrationDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stSilicon Valley Business Journal
Graphic IllustrationDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndSacramento Business Journal
Graphic IllustrationDivision D: 4,300 & under1stClaremont Courier
Graphic IllustrationDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Recorder
Investigative ReportingDivision A: 25,001 & over1stSacramento News & Review
Investigative ReportingDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndSacramento News & Review
Investigative ReportingDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stThe Almanac
Investigative ReportingDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndNorth Bay Bohemian
Investigative ReportingDivisions C & D: 11,000 & under1stLincoln News Messenger
Investigative ReportingDivisions C & D: 11,000 & under2ndDinuba Sentinel
Lifestyle CoverageAll Divisions1stDel Mar Times
Lifestyle CoverageAll Divisions2ndLa Jolla Light
News PhotoDivision A: 25,001 & over1stSimi Valley Acorn
News PhotoDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndThe Acorn
News PhotoDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stTracy Press
News PhotoDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndBurbank Leader
News PhotoDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stMountain Democrat
News PhotoDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndPaso Robles Press
News PhotoDivision D: 4,300 & under1stTaft Midway Driller
News PhotoDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Trinity Journal
Page Layout & Design (Broadsheet)Divisions A & B: 11,001 & over1stVida en el Valle
Page Layout & Design (Broadsheet)Divisions A & B: 11,001 & over2ndThe Montclarion
Page Layout & Design (Broadsheet)Division C: 4,301-11,0001stHalf Moon Bay Review
Page Layout & Design (Broadsheet)Division C: 4,301-11,0002ndThe Piedmonter
Page Layout & Design (Broadsheet)Division D: 4,300 & under1stWalnut Creek Journal
Page Layout & Design (Broadsheet)Division D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Trinity Journal
Page Layout & Design (Tabloid)Division A: 25,001 & over1stChico News & Review
Page Layout & Design (Tabloid)Division A: 25,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Downtown News
Page Layout & Design (Tabloid)Division B: 11,001-25,0001stSan Francisco Business Times
Page Layout & Design (Tabloid)Division B: 11,001-25,0002ndThe Almanac
Page Layout & Design (Tabloid)Division C: 4,301-11,0001stSilicon Valley Business Journal
Page Layout & Design (Tabloid)Division C: 4,301-11,0002ndAmador Ledger Dispatch
Page Layout & Design (Tabloid)Division D: 4,300 & under1stClaremont Courier
Page Layout & Design (Tabloid)Division D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Cambrian
Photo EssayDivision A: 25,001 & over1stPalo Alto Weekly
Photo EssayDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Downtown News
Photo EssayDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stNorth Coast Journal
Photo EssayDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndNorth Coast Journal
Photo EssayDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stConcord Transcript
Photo EssayDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndDel Norte Triplicate
Photo EssayDivision D: 4,300 & under1stLos Banos Enterprise
Photo EssayDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndClaremont Courier
Special SectionDivision A: 25,001 & over1stSF Weekly
Special SectionDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndChico News & Review
Special SectionDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stSan Francisco Business Times
Special SectionDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndSignal Tribune
Special SectionDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stThe Sonoma Index-Tribune
Special SectionDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndThe Mountain Democrat
Special SectionDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Ark
Special SectionDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Mammoth Times
Special Sports SectionAll Divisions1stSilicon Valley Business Journal
Special Sports SectionAll Divisions2ndThousand Oaks Acorn
Sports PageDivisions A & B: 11,001 & over1stPoway News Chieftain
Sports PageDivisions A & B: 11,001 & over2ndRoseville Press-Tribune
Sports PageDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stGalt Herald
Sports PageDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndSierra Sun
Sports PageDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Trinity Journal
Sports PageDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndDinuba Sentinel
Sports PhotoDivision A: 25,001 & over1stRoseville Press-Tribune
Sports PhotoDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndThe Camarillo Acorn
Sports PhotoDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stTracy Press
Sports PhotoDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndBurbank Leader
Sports PhotoDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stLa Cañada Valley Sun
Sports PhotoDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndMerced County Times
Sports PhotoDivision D: 4,300 & under1stClaremont Courier
Sports PhotoDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndIdyllwild Town Crier
Sports StoryDivision A: 25,001 & over1stGrunion Gazette
Sports StoryDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndGood Times
Sports StoryDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stNorth Coast Journal
Sports StoryDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndSanta Maria Sun
Sports StoryDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stPetaluma Argus-Courier
Sports StoryDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndSierra Sun
Sports StoryDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Mammoth Times
Sports StoryDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Ark
WebsiteDivision A: 25,001 & over1stMonterey County Weekly
WebsiteDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndPalo Alto Weekly
WebsiteDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stBurbank Leader
WebsiteDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndThe Almanac
WebsiteDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stSilicon Valley Business Journal
WebsiteDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndThe Business Journal
WebsiteDivision D: 4,300 & under1stClaremont Courier
WebsiteDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndThe Mountain Enterprise
WritingDivision A: 25,001 & over1stGood Times
WritingDivision A: 25,001 & over2ndSF Weekly
WritingDivision B: 11,001-25,0001stNorth Coast Journal
WritingDivision B: 11,001-25,0002ndBurbank Leader
WritingDivision C: 4,301-11,0001stSierra Sun
WritingDivision C: 4,301-11,0002ndMerced County Times
WritingDivision D: 4,300 & under1stThe Mammoth Times
WritingDivision D: 4,300 & under2ndSt. Helena Star
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