2022 California Journalism Awards - Digital Division

Coverage of Local Government ( Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,001-400,000) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Mountain View Voice
    Entry Title: 'A lot of confusion, panic and fear' as Mountain View's RV dwellers face enforcement of new parking rules
    Entry Credit: Malea Martin, Magali Gauthier
    Judge Comment: Great job bringing people's plights to this story, blending government logistics and human stress to cope with changes.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: GV Wire
    Entry Title: The People's Court? City caught in middle of Pickleball Conflict
    Entry Credit: David Taub
    Judge Comment: Great job showing conflict in the battle between different sports enthusiasts and competition for places to play. Pickleball is on the rise, and this story illustrates how cities are adapting to this popular sport without disenfranchising other activities. (Interesting graphic of net heights for different court sports.)
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Long Beach Post
    Entry Title: ‘Eventually these people break’: Report details stresses on firefighters as city looks for cuts
    Entry Credit: Jason Ruiz
    Judge Comment: I liked the human aspect of this story, and the struggles of the firefighters doing their best with often bad situations. Good use of quotes.
  • Competition Comment: None