2020 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

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  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: San Francisco Chronicle
    Entry Title: San Francisco Chronicle: Theo: Homeless at Age 7
    Entry Credit: Sarah Ravani, Gabrielle Lurie
    Judge Comment: A simply outstanding piece of journalism. Exemplary in every way ? research, storytelling, fairness, photography. Clearly a cut above in a group of very good entries.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: For L.A. Latinos, Whittier Boulevard is still a crossroads of change and hope
    Entry Credit: Priscella Vega
    Judge Comment: A fabulous piece of reporting detailing a neighborhood's history, present and future. A captivating read.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Orange County Register
    Entry Title: Loud in the silence: Deaf prosecutor has long fight for justice
    Entry Credit: Keith Sharon
    Judge Comment: A really fabulous series about an extraordinary person. Artfully told.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: The hottest free agent in L.A. is a 69-year-old waitress from now-closed Nate ’n Al’s
    Entry Credit: Daniel Miller
    Judge Comment: A really endearing profile.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: The San Diego Union-Tribune
    Entry Title: Searching For Answers
    Entry Credit: Dana Littlefield
    Judge Comment: A captivating story intertwining the mystery of an unsolved crime and the anguish of a mother losing a child.