2018 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Coverage of Local Government ( Weeklies: 25,001 & over)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Beach Reporter
    Entry Title: The problem with e-scooters
    Entry Credit: David Rosenfeld
    Judge Comment: Well-written, interesting and straight forward. Reporter has a great writing style.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Thousand Oaks Acorn
    Entry Title: Board runs afoul of Brown Act
    Entry Credit: Dawn Megli-Thuna, Kyle Jorrey
    Judge Comment: Important story to follow. Good that the board got called on this.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Palo Alto Weekly
    Entry Title: The shrinking council
    Entry Credit: Gennady Sheyner
    Judge Comment: Thorough, and well-written. I learned something from this. Well-organized, too.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: New Times
    Entry Title: Take your pick
    Entry Credit: Peter Johnson
    Judge Comment: Writing and reporting was solid. Great graphic. Good service to the readers. Great use of quotes.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Simi Valley Acorn
    Entry Title: Council takes a stand against state's sanctuary law
    Entry Credit: Melissa Simon, Sylvie Belmond
    Judge Comment: Important story. Well-reported.