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: 4,301 - 11,000||Feature Photo||First Place||The Sonoma Index-Tribune||Sonoma||Dog Days for Sonoma Pet Grooming||Loved the look on the dog's face and the way its fur matched the groomer's hair.||Robbi Pengelly|
|Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000||Feature Photo||Second Place||Petaluma Argus-Courier||Petaluma||Chicken hug||Heartfelt hug. Hope the chicken isn't bound for the table -- which seems to be the premise of the story||Crissy Pascual|
|Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000||Feature Photo||Third Place||The Folsom Telegraph||Folsom||Polar Plunge||Bill Sullivan|
|Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000||Feature Photo||Fourth Place||The Folsom Telegraph||Folsom||Parental Paddle Boarding||Bill Sullivan|
|Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000||Feature Photo||Fifth Place||The Folsom Telegraph||Folsom||Grad on the Go||Bill Sullivan|