2022 California Journalism Awards - Digital Division

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  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Long Beach Post
    Entry Title: Stabbing Spree
    Entry Credit: Laura Anaya-Morga, Fernando Haro Garcia, Jason Ruiz, Jeremiah Dobruck
    Judge Comment: Excellent investigative reporting that brought more depth to the issues of crime and mental health. I also admired the story that proved how a few misinformed city politicians tried to connect violent crime with the local homeless population.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Long Beach Post
    Entry Title: Bottoms Up Tavern
    Entry Credit: Fernando Haro Garcia, Anthony Pignataro, Jeremiah Dobruck
    Judge Comment: Overall, a great series of stories that had me anxious to read what came next as the issue over the infamous bar unfolded.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Long Beach Post
    Entry Title: Gabriel Garate
    Entry Credit: Fernando Haro Garcia
    Judge Comment: A well-done story on the ongoing issues of street safety and how they impact the community.
  • Competition Comment: A tip of the hat to the Long Beach Post for their excellent investigative reporting as well as their focus on troubling issues that impact the Long Beach community. All of their entries made the top three.