2018 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Land-Use Reporting ( Dailies: 50,001 & over)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Property Rights vs. Public Interest: The Fight Over California's Shoreline
    Entry Credit: Rosanna Xia
    Judge Comment: Rosanna Xia does an excellent job putting a face on the push and pull of property rights and the public interest when it comes to the California coastline. Strong in-depth reporting that keeps readers going to the end with a mix of visuals that amplify key points.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Southern California's Housing Crunch is Now a Crisis
    Entry Credit: Andrew Khouri
    Judge Comment: This exhaustive reporting effort leaves the reader with a comprehensive understanding of the housing crisis that's underway in California. The story on portable panels was fascinating, and a unique take on as obscure entrepreneurial effort that really brings home the severity of the situation.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Orange County Register
    Entry Title: Rent control in California
    Entry Credit: Jeff Collins
    Judge Comment: A concise, well-written, informative breakdown of rent control and its impacts. Gives readers a balanced look at the issue and puts a face on all sides.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: The Mercury News/East Bay Times
    Entry Title: Housing and land use
    Entry Credit: Katy Murphy, Erin Baldassari, Louis Hansen, Angela Hart
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: A Tax Shelter for Heirs
    Entry Credit: Liam Dillon, Ben Poston
    Judge Comment: None