2021 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Public Service Journalism ( Dailies: 50,001 & over) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Extreme Heat's Deadly Toll
    Entry Credit: Los Angeles Times Staff
    Judge Comment: The Times breaks down perhaps the most overlooked consequence of climate change with a project that is not only exhaustively reported, but well written, presented and edited.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: San Francisco Chronicle
    Entry Title: San Francisco Chronicle: Homegrown and Homeless in Oakland
    Entry Credit: San Francisco Chronicle Staff
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Sacramento Bee
    Entry Title: Homelessness
    Entry Credit: Theresa Clift, Renee Byer
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: The Mercury News/East Bay Times
    Entry Title: Sex abuse at San Jose State University
    Entry Credit: Julia Sulek, Elliott Almond
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: The San Diego Union-Tribune
    Entry Title: Ash Street scandal roils City Hall
    Entry Credit: Jeff McDonald
    Judge Comment: None