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2014 Better Newspapers Contest — Daily winners

2014 Better Newspapers Contest Winners — Dailies

CategoryDivisionPlacePublicationCreditEntry Title
Agricultural ReportingDivision A: 150,001 & over1stSan Francisco ChroniclePeter FimriteAlmond orchards struggling to survive
Agricultural ReportingDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury NewsLisa M. Krieger, Aric Crabb, Qin ChenDigging Deep, Running Dry
Agricultural ReportingDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Press DemocratJeremy Hay, Robert DigitaleRancho Feeding Corporation recall
Agricultural ReportingDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Bakersfield CalifornianJohn CoxAbuzz in Kern County
Agricultural ReportingDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stThe TribuneDavid SneedMuch-needed wake-up call
Agricultural ReportingDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndMonterey HeraldPhillip MolnarSchools near high levels of pesticide
Agricultural ReportingDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Davis EnterpriseElizabeth CaseA pressing matter: Olive oil industry is thriving in Yolo County
Agricultural ReportingDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Napa Valley RegisterSasha Paulsen, Peter Jensen, Paul FransonWine industry tallies spilled wine, shattered barrels
Artistic PhotoDivision A: 150,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury NewsDai SuganoSide effects
Artistic PhotoDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Francisco ChronicleRussell YipRising Star Chefs
Artistic PhotoDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stVentura County StarJoseph GarciaPort Hueneme Purple Heart
Artistic PhotoDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Press DemocratKent PorterCoast Beckons
Artistic PhotoDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stThe RecordClifford OtoWorking in a ring of wire
Artistic PhotoDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndMarin Independent JournalAlan DepRemoving Old Tires
Artistic PhotoDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Davis EnterpriseWayne TilcockSunflowers at sunset
Artistic PhotoDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Napa Valley RegisterJL SousaRiver School students get colorful for a cause
Arts & Entertainment CoverageDivision A: 150,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesStaffL.A. Times Arts & Entertainment Coverage
Arts & Entertainment CoverageDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Francisco ChronicleStaffChronicle Sunday A&E sections, Sept. 28 & Oct. 5
Arts & Entertainment CoverageDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Fresno BeeStaffOct. 24 & Oct. 31, 2014
Arts & Entertainment CoverageDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Bakersfield CalifornianStaffThe Bakersfield Californian's Eye Street Arts & Entertainment
Arts & Entertainment CoverageDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stMarin Independent JournalVicki Larson, Paul LiberatoreArts and entertainment coverage, Feb. 27-28
Arts & Entertainment CoverageDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndMonterey HeraldJeannie EversGo! Magazine, Aug. 14 & 21, 2014
Arts & Entertainment CoverageDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Union DemocratGary LinehanWeekender: Gypsy Jazz Finale and Film Fest Twain Harte
Arts & Entertainment CoverageDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Union, Grass ValleyBrett Bentley, Kim MidboeProspector, Sept. 17 & Sept. 24
Breaking NewsDivision A: 150,001 & over1stSan Francisco ChronicleStaffNapa earthquake
Breaking NewsDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesStaffIsla Vista
Breaking NewsDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Press DemocratStaffNapa earthquake
Breaking NewsDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Oakland TribuneDavid DeBolt, Kristin J. Bender, Rick HurdJahi McMath's family finally able to move brain-dead teen out of Oakland Hospital
Breaking NewsDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stSanta Barbara News-PressStaffIsla Vista Massacre
Breaking NewsDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe RecordStaffLike a war zone
Breaking NewsDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Napa Valley RegisterStaff6.0 Earthquake hits Napa area
Breaking NewsDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndUkiah Daily JournalJustine Frederiksen, Nathan deHartLodge Fire Complex
ColumnsDivision A: 150,001 & over1stSan Francisco ChronicleChip Johnson
ColumnsDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesSteve Lopez
ColumnsDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Bakersfield CalifornianLois Henry
ColumnsDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Modesto BeeMike Dunbar
ColumnsDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stMarin Independent JournalJeff Burkhart
ColumnsDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe TribuneJoe Tarica
ColumnsDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Napa Valley RegisterKevin Courtney
ColumnsDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Napa Valley RegisterSean Scully
Coverage of Business NewsDivision A: 150,001 & over1stU-T San DiegoDan McSwainDan McSwain -- pensions
Coverage of Business NewsDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesChad Terhune, Doug Smith, Sandra PoindexterObamacare
Coverage of Business NewsDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stDaily News, Los AngelesBob Strauss, Dakota SmithRunaway Production
Coverage of Business NewsDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndVentura County StarStephanie HoopsTaking it to the House
Coverage of Business NewsDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stMonterey HeraldPhillip MolnarFrom China, with cash: Investments
Coverage of Business NewsDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndAntelope Valley PressJim SkeenThe Great Recession
Coverage of Business NewsDivision D: 15,000 & under1stSanta Monica Daily PressDavid Mark SimpsonApartment owners sting short-term renting tenants
Coverage of Business NewsDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Union, Grass ValleyKeri Brenner, Ivan Natividad, Chris RosackerHigh speed Internet in Nevada County
Coverage of EducationDivision A: 150,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesTeresa WatanabeCollege Sexual Assault
Coverage of EducationDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury NewsKaty MurphyWhy SJSU is spending $28 million
Coverage of EducationDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stDaily BreezeRob Kuznia, Rebecca Kimitch, Frank SuraciObscene Paycheck: Coverage of the Centinela Valley School District
Coverage of EducationDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndContra Costa TimesTheresa HarringtonPricey school construction spending draws scrutiny in West Contra Costa bond measure
Coverage of EducationDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stRecord SearchlightKatie Gillespie, Andreas FuhrmannNot Ready for Rhyme Time
Coverage of EducationDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndMarin Independent JournalPaul LiberatoreOlder students being forced out
Coverage of EducationDivision D: 15,000 & under1stAppeal-DemocratAndrew CreaseyConfidence -- hearing impaired wrestler
Coverage of EducationDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Davis EnterpriseAnne Ternus-BellamyFor these teens, necessity is the mother of creativity
Coverage of Local GovernmentDivision A: 150,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesPaige St. JohnSetbacks and Failures in the California Prison System
Coverage of Local GovernmentDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesJack DolanA Huge Hurt for Taxpayers
Coverage of Local GovernmentDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Press DemocratGlenda AndersonPlea for a fee
Coverage of Local GovernmentDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Press DemocratPaul PaynePot-related asset seizures
Coverage of Local GovernmentDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stThe RecordRoger Phillips, Michael FitzgeraldStockton Bankruptcy
Coverage of Local GovernmentDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndRecord SearchlightClay DudaWaste starts at source
Coverage of Local GovernmentDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe SignalLuke MoneyCumulative voting pitched for SCV
Coverage of Local GovernmentDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndMerced Sun-StarStaffSheriff Department probes backgrounds of citizens who spoke at Merced County board meetings
Editorial CartoonAll Divisions1stLos Angeles TimesDavid HorseyBrokeback States
Editorial CartoonAll Divisions2ndThe Fresno BeeSW ParraThe Six Californias
Editorial CommentDivision A: 150,001 & over1stSan Francisco ChronicleCaille MillnerHuman trafficking
Editorial CommentDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Francisco ChronicleDavid WiegandCommentary
Editorial CommentDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stContra Costa TimesDaniel BorensteinPleasant Hill city clerk now must resign
Editorial CommentDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Fresno BeeBill McEwenJudge Petrucelli's conduct is major ethics breach
Editorial CommentDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stMarin Independent JournalBrad BreithauptCivic Center ballot measure's floral wording
Editorial CommentDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndRecord SearchlightStaffDid we put ourselves in this position
Editorial CommentDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Napa Valley RegisterStaffThe college trustee question
Editorial CommentDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndAppeal-DemocratSteve MillerMeasure W is about taking care of our little city
Enterprise ReportingDivision A: 150,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesAlan ZaremboVeterans Affairs
Enterprise ReportingDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury NewsLisa M. Krieger, Aric CrabbFrom Mountaintop to Water tap
Enterprise ReportingDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Oakland TribuneMatt O'BrienMigrant Children
Enterprise ReportingDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndContra Costa TimesDavid DeBolt, Robert RogersJustice Doesn't Live Here
Enterprise ReportingDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stThe Desert SunBrett KelmanOfficer-involved shooting analysis tracks Coachella Valley trends
Enterprise ReportingDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndSan Gabriel Valley TribuneJason HenryPartying to Death
Enterprise ReportingDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Union DemocratAlex MacLean, Derek RosenTroubled Waters
Enterprise ReportingDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndMerced Sun-StarRamona GiwargisSpecial Series: Taking A Stand Vs. Taking Advantage
Environmental ReportingDivision A: 150,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesBettina BoxallCalifornia Drought
Environmental ReportingDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Francisco ChroniclePeter FimriteRestoring watershed to rescue coho salmon
Environmental ReportingDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stVentura County StarTimm Herdt, Gretchen WennerOver Troubled Waters
Environmental ReportingDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Fresno BeeMark GrossiSummer without water: 'How can they let this happen?'
Environmental ReportingDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stThe Desert SunIan JamesClimate Change in the Desert Southwest
Environmental ReportingDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe TribuneStaffParched earth
Environmental ReportingDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Union DemocratAlex MacLean, Derek RosenTroubled Waters
Environmental ReportingDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Union, Grass ValleyKeri BrennerWater for gold: The standoff heightens on San Juan Ridge
Feature PhotoDivision A: 150,001 & over1stU-T San DiegoK.C. AlfredSurf bus
Feature PhotoDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Francisco ChronicleMike KepkaStreet Dance
Feature PhotoDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Bakersfield CalifornianHenry BarriosGarces High School ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Feature PhotoDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Fresno BeeEric Paul ZamoraA slithery anniversary
Feature PhotoDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stDaily RepublicRobinson KuntzHead Shaved
Feature PhotoDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe Desert SunJay CalderonForever Marilyn
Feature PhotoDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Napa Valley RegisterLisa JamesBaby Owls Renested
Feature PhotoDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe SignalKatharine LotzeNative American dances on display at local Pow Wow
Feature StoryDivision A: 150,001 & over1stU-T San DiegoJeanette SteeleThe Final Moments of Marine's Despair
Feature StoryDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndU-T San DiegoJohn WilkensFaithful Companion
Feature StoryDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stVentura County StarBrett JohnsonAxes to Grind
Feature StoryDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndContra Costa TimesJoyce TsaiMemories on 50th anniversary of airplane disaster in the East Bay still run strong
Feature StoryDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stThe TribunePatrick S. PembertonWeird at Heart
Feature StoryDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe RecordRoger Phillips, Craig SandersPlea for mercy
Feature StoryDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Union, Grass ValleyCory FisherJadee's journey
Feature StoryDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndAppeal-DemocratAndrew CreaseyCrow invasion
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division A: 150,001 & over1stSan Francisco ChronicleStaff
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury NewsStaff
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division B: 35,001-150,0001stInland Valley Daily BulletinDesign Staff
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division B: 35,001-150,0002ndDaily News, Los AngelesDesign Staff
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division C: 15,001-35,0001stThe RecordStaff
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division C: 15,001-35,0002ndDaily RepublicKim Durbin, Maureen Fissolo
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division D: 15,000 & under1stRedlands Daily FactsDesign Staff
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Napa Valley RegisterStaff
General ExcellenceDivision A: 150,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
General ExcellenceDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
General ExcellenceDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stVentura County Star
General ExcellenceDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Fresno Bee
General ExcellenceDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stSan Gabriel Valley Tribune
General ExcellenceDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe Record
General ExcellenceDivision D: 15,000 & under1stMerced Sun-Star
General ExcellenceDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Napa Valley Register
Graphic IllustrationDivision A: 150,001 & over1stThe Sacramento BeeStaffBay Bridge: 6 key concerns
Graphic IllustrationDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesP. Duginski, J. Schleuss, J. Press, C. KelloggHow to Be a Writer
Graphic IllustrationDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stVentura County Star
Graphic IllustrationDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Fresno Bee
Graphic IllustrationDivisions C & D: 35,000 & under1stThe Napa Valley RegisterKelly DorenAssembly race campaign donations
Graphic IllustrationDivisions C & D: 35,000 & under2ndDaily RepublicKim DurbinGaramendi's Travels
Investigative ReportingDivision A: 150,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury NewsKaren de Sá, Dai SuganoDrugging Our Kids
Investigative ReportingDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento BeeCynthia Hubert, Phillip ReeseNevada patient busing
Investigative ReportingDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stDaily BreezeRob Kuznia, Rebecca Kimitch, Frank SuraciInvestigation of the Centinela Valley Union High School District
Investigative ReportingDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Sun (San Bernardino)Beau YarbroughDistrict in Disarry
Investigative ReportingDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stRecord SearchlightJoseph SzydlowskiPursuits of justice rise
Investigative ReportingDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe Desert SunReporters Brett Kelman, Drew SchmennerSafe From War: Dead At Home
Investigative ReportingDivision D: 15,000 & under1stMerced Sun-StarRamona GiwargisPolitics in tax collection?
Investigative ReportingDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndMerced Sun-StarRob ParsonsDUI check causes a stir
Lifestyle CoverageDivision A: 150,001 & over1stSan Francisco ChronicleStaffChronicle Sunday feature sections, Oct. 12 & 19
Lifestyle CoverageDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesStaffL.A. Times Lifestyle Coverage: Saturday Section
Lifestyle CoverageDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Press DemocratStaffSonoma Living, The Press Democrat
Lifestyle CoverageDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Bakersfield CalifornianStaffThe Bakersfield Californian's Eye Street
Lifestyle CoverageDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stSanta Cruz SentinelMarc Des JardinsEat + Drink
Lifestyle CoverageDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndSanta Barbara News-PressStaffSurf's Up
Lifestyle CoverageDivision D: 15,000 & under1stLodi News-SentinelSara Jane PohlmanLifestyle coverage, Nov. 8 & 15, 2014
Lifestyle CoverageDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndVisalia Times-Delta/Tulare Advance-RegisterJames Ward, Teresa DouglassVisalia Times-Delta/Tulare Advance-Register Lifestyles
News PhotoDivision A: 150,001 & over1stThe Sacramento BeeJose Luis VillegasA devastating fire
News PhotoDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Francisco ChronicleMike KepkaGMuni Dancers
News PhotoDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stInland Valley Daily BulletinWill LesterColby Fire
News PhotoDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Fresno BeeCraig KohlrussWarehouse fire
News PhotoDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stSanta Cruz SentinelShmuel ThalerConfrontation
News PhotoDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe TribuneJoe JohnstonSWAT standoff
News PhotoDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Napa Valley RegisterLisa JamesHead in crack
News PhotoDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Union DemocratJesse JonesFrog Jump Finale
Page Layout & Design (Broadsheet)Division A: 150,001 & over1stSan Francisco ChronicleStaffAug. 24 & Aug. 25
Page Layout & Design (Broadsheet)Division A: 150,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesStaff
Page Layout & Design (Broadsheet)Division B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Press DemocratStaff
Page Layout & Design (Broadsheet)Division B: 35,001-150,0002ndPress-Telegram, Long BeachDesign Staff
Page Layout & Design (Broadsheet)Division C: 15,001-35,0001stThe TribuneStaff
Page Layout & Design (Broadsheet)Division C: 15,001-35,0002ndMarin Independent JournalStaffDec. 14 & 15, 2013
Page Layout & Design (Broadsheet)Division D: 15,000 & under1stRedlands Daily FactsDesign Staff
Page Layout & Design (Broadsheet)Division D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Union DemocratStaffJuly 29 & 30, 2014
Photo EssayDivision A: 150,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury NewsPatrick TehanCulture of the Bay Area
Photo EssayDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Francisco ChronicleStaffNapa Earthquake
Photo EssayDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Fresno BeeEric Paul ZamoraJunction Fire
Photo EssayDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndContra Costa TimesSusan Tripp PollardDouble Trouble boxing
Photo EssayDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stThe Desert SunOmar OrnelasThe Fight of His Life
Photo EssayDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndMonterey HeraldDavid RoyalBig Sur fire
Photo EssayDivision D: 15,000 & under1stAppeal-DemocratDavid BittonLongtime Bus Driver
Photo EssayDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndGlendale News-PressRoger WilsonLove locks
Special SectionDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stStar-News, PasadenaStaffRose Magazine
Special SectionDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndAntelope Valley PressStaffFuture Leaders 2014
Special SectionDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Union, Grass ValleyStaffThe Union celebrates its 150th anniversary
Special SectionDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Union DemocratStaffRim Fire Recovery: One year after the Sierra's largest wildfire
Special SectionDivisions A & B: 35,001 & over1stU-T San DiegoStaffJobs special section on Sept. 1, 2014
Special SectionDivisions A & B: 35,001 & over2ndDaily News, Los AngelesStaffDrought: A Crisis for California
Special Sports SectionDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stThe Desert SunLarry BohannanThe Magic Is Back
Special Sports SectionDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe TribuneStaffThe stampede ballclub
Special Sports SectionDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe SignalStaff2014 SCV High School Football Preview
Special Sports SectionDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndAppeal-DemocratStaffInside the Locker Room
Special Sports SectionDivisions A & B: 35,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury NewsStaffNFL Kickoff section
Special Sports SectionDivisions A & B: 35,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesStaffL.A. Times Special Sports Section: Kings
Sports Page or SectionDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stThe TribuneStaffTribune sports
Sports Page or SectionDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe Desert SunStaffThe Desert Sun Sports Section
Sports Page or SectionDivision D: 15,000 & under1stWhittier Daily NewsSports StaffBest Sports Pages for Whittier Daily News
Sports Page or SectionDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndAppeal-DemocratStaffAppeal-Democrat sports pages
Sports Page or SectionDivisions A & B: 35,001 & over1stSan Francisco ChronicleStaffSan Francisco Chronicle Sporting Green, Oct. 29 & 30
Sports Page or SectionDivisions A & B: 35,001 & over2ndU-T San DiegoStaffBest sports sections, on Oct. 5 and 6
Sports PhotoDivision A: 150,001 & over1stSan Francisco ChronicleScott StrazzanteDynasty
Sports PhotoDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury NewsJosie LepeLooking up
Sports PhotoDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Fresno BeeCraig KohlrussFresno State vs. Princeton
Sports PhotoDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Fresno BeeEric Paul ZamoraClovis Rodeo
Sports PhotoDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stSan Gabriel Valley TribuneLeo JarzombTouchdown!
Sports PhotoDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndMarin Independent JournalAlan DepCelebration
Sports PhotoDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Davis EnterpriseWayne TilcockAir kick
Sports PhotoDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe SignalDan WatsonThe promised land
Sports StoryDivision A: 150,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury NewsDaniel BrownThe Pitcher & The Patient
Sports StoryDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndLos Angeles TimesEric SondheimerBernstein's Letter Men
Sports StoryDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Press DemocratPhil BarberHeart of a champion
Sports StoryDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Press DemocratLowell CohnA tale of two teams
Sports StoryDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stThe Desert SunAndrew JohnKenyon Williams
Sports StoryDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndSan Gabriel Valley TribuneAram TolegianBishop Amat's John Johnson: An inspiration to all
Sports StoryDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe SignalCary OsborneGo Beau
Sports StoryDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe SignalDan AgnewHitting home
WebsiteDivision A: 150,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesStafflatimes.com
WebsiteDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndU-T San DiegoStaffsandiegouniontribune.com
WebsiteDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Fresno BeeStafffresnobee.com
WebsiteDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Press DemocratStaffpressdemocrat.com
WebsiteDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stThe Desert SunStaffdesertsun.com
WebsiteDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndStar-News, PasadenaStaffpasadenastarnews.com
WebsiteDivision D: 15,000 & under1stImperial Valley PressStaffivpressonline.com
WebsiteDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndRedlands Daily FactsStaffredlandsdailyfacts.com
WritingDivision A: 150,001 & over1stLos Angeles TimesJoe MozingoA Sting in the Desert
WritingDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndU-T San DiegoJohn WilkensFaithful Companion
WritingDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stDaily News, Los AngelesDavid MonteroWho was Tuan Nguyen?
WritingDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Press DemocratJeremy HayJenner beach killings
WritingDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stThe Desert SunTatiana SanchezThe Fight of His Life
WritingDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndSanta Cruz SentinelJason HoppinThe Lost Landmark: Did the historic Cooper House really have to come down?
WritingDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Davis EnterpriseCory GoldenDefying others' expectations, meeting her own
WritingDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Union DemocratMike Morris, Derek RosenRemembering Vietnam
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