To protect and serve the common interests of its newsmedia members, to help members inform and thereby strengthen their communities, and to foster the highest ideals, ethics and traditions of journalism, a free press and the news profession.
First-place and second-place plaques will be shipped directly to the winning publications in the coming weeks.
Personalized certificates will also be mailed to winners in each category.
A complete list of all California Journalism Award winners will be provided on May 18th.
|Circ Group(s)||Category Name||Award||Organization||City||Entry Title||Comments||Credits|
|Weeklies: 25,001 & over,Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000||Coverage of Business News||First Place||San Francisco Business Times||San Francisco||Amid an exodus, the Bay Area loses its luster||This was a very informative article. The million dollar question has always been, "Why are businesses leaving California?" Read this article and you'll know why. Great reporting.||Mark Calvey, Todd Johnson, Ian Lawson, Jim Gardner|
|Weeklies: 25,001 & over,Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000||Coverage of Business News||Second Place||Metro Silicon Valley||San Jose||Silicon Valley's Arts Groups, Restaurateurs Struggle Through Covid Quarantine||It's not just restaurants that have been affected by the pandemic. This article touches upon all the businesses that have been affected: From arcades to movie theaters. Good read.||Grace Hase|
|Weeklies: 25,001 & over,Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000||Coverage of Business News||Third Place||Monterey County Weekly||Seaside||A reckoning for the cannabis industry.||This is a great article on an interesting topic and one that definitely seems to be gaining nationwide interest, as other states consider legalizing marijuana.||Mary Duan|
|Weeklies: 25,001 & over,Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000||Coverage of Business News||Fourth Place||Beverly Hills Courier||Beverly Hills||Restaurants Flaunt COVID-19 Rules||This was a great piece on what restaurant owners are dealing with during the pandemic and the lengths they'll go to in an effort to stay afloat.||Samuel Braslow|
|Weeklies: 25,001 & over,Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000||Coverage of Business News||Fifth Place||The Salinas Californian||Salinas||'Puro cash': Latinos are opening more small businesses than anyone else in the US||Good article on a growing demographic of new business owners.||Kate Cimini|