Friday, May 10, 2002

2002 Peninsula Press Club awards

FOSTER CITY — Bay Area print journalists, photographers, radio and television personnel and public relations professionals were presented with 134 awards of excellence in 58 categories at the Peninsula Press Club's 25th annual Professional Journalism Awards dinner here tonight.

The Peninsula Press Club's annual Professional Journalism Awards Competition dinner was held at the Crown Plaza Hotel.

The winners were selected from 437 entries from media professionals in the 11 Greater Bay Area counties. Competition was for work done in 2001. Entries were judged by the Press Club of Cleveland, the Press Club of New Orleans and the San Diego Press Club.

Winners of Herb Caen Scholarships were Ben Aguirre Jr. and Marijana Sapina-Kerkhove both from San Jose State University and Adrienne LaMarr Clark of Los Gatos High School. The Peninsula Press Club annually awards $1,000 scholarships each to the winning high school and college journalism students.

The complete list of winners follows:


NEWSPAPERS - Dailies over 75,000 circulation (Division A)


Editorial:
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "September 11, 2001," John Diaz
Second Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "Tossing Away Privacy," John Diaz
Honorable Mention: Santa Rosa Press Democrat, "Out of Reach: County Needs Major Policy Changes to Avoid an Enclave for Rich," Paul Gullixson

Editorial Cartoon
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "Hippie and Terrorist," Tom Meyer

Column
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "Jon Carroll Columns," Jon Carroll
Second Place: Santa Rosa Press Democrat, "Lowell Cohn Columns," Lowell Cohn

News Story
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "Coming to Grips on the Death Road," Anna Badhken
Second Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "Bin Laden's Man in Silicon Valley," Erin McCormick, Lance Williams
Honorable Mention: San Jose Mercury News, "Clerk's Tip Foils College Bomb Plot," Mercury News Staff

Feature Story of Light Nature
First Place: San Jose Mercury News, "High-Tech's Repo Man on a Roll," Matt Marshall
Second Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "180-Degree Turn at Oval Office," Robert Salladay
Honorable Mention: San Francisco Chronicle, "Line of the Times," Steve Rubenstein

Feature Story of Serious Nature
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "Blood Feud," Susan Sward
Second Place: Contra Costa Times, "To Save a Child," Sonia Krishnan
Honorable Mention: San Francisco Chronicle, "Bad Company," Marianne Costantinou

Series
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "Broken Promises: School Bonds," Chuck Finnie, Julian Guthrie
Second Place: San Jose Mercury News, "Power Coverage," Mercury News Staff
Honorable Mention: San Jose Mercury News, "A Valley Family's Supporting Cast," Michelle Quinn, Tracy Seipel

Technology Story
First Place: San Jose Mercury News, "Science by Subtraction," Paul Jacobs
Second Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "Dead Zones," Todd Wallack

Business Story
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "Power Kingpins Rake in Millions in Stock Deal," Christian Berthelsen, Scott Winokur
Second Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "PG&E Showers Bonuses, Raises on 6,000," David Lazarus
Honorable Mention: San Jose Mercury News, "Network Associates Paid the Price for Pushing the Limits," Elise Ackerman, Cecilia Kang

Entertainment Review
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "Emotional Rendering of Mahler's Sixth," Joshua Kosman
Second Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "Simply Wonderful," Robert Hurwitt

Page Design
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "Who Killed Excite@home?," Matt Petty
Second Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "America Under Attack - Nightmare," Randy Greenwell, Frank Mina
Honorable Mention: San Francisco Chronicle, "Troubled Waters," Matt Petty, Joe Shoulak

Headline
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "The Young and the Tested," John Hubbell
Second Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "N-Sincere," Lisa Hix
Honorable Mention: San Francisco Chronicle, "Detained on the Path to Allah," Lee Sims

Specialty Story
First Place: San Jose Mercury News, "Visionary Berkeley Chef Led Revolution in Dining," Carolyn Jung
Second Place: San Jose Mercury News, "The Soundtrack to America," Charlie McCollum
Honorable Mention: San Francisco Chronicle, "Troubled Waters," Janet Fletcher

Sports Story
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "Athletic Wasteland," Cicero A. Estrella, Mark Fainaru-Wade
Second Place: San Jose Mercury News, "I Will Play Again," Elliott Almond

Sports Column
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "Wimbledon Saves Its Best for Last," Bruce Jenkins
Second Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "A Drive to Survive on City's Green Streets," Scott Osler

Web Site
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "sfgate.com," www.sfgate.com


NEWSPAPERS - Dailies under 75,000 circulation (Division B)


Editorial
First Place: San Mateo County Times, "FEMA Plan Washes Away Democratic Process," Martha McPartlin
Second Place: Palo Alto Daily News, "Public Kept in Dark About Bike Death," Dave Price
Honorable Mention: Palo Alto Daily News, "A Day That Will Change Our Lives," Diana Diamond

Editorial Cartoon
First Place: Palo Alto Daily News, "Airline Regulations," Steve Curl
Second Place: San Mateo Daily Journal, "The Mailman," Russ Cohen
Honorable Mention: Palo Alto Daily News, "Cell Phone Bill," Steve Curl

Column
First Place: Palo Alto Daily News, "Diana Diamond Columns," Diana Diamond
Second Place: San Mateo County Times, "John Horgan Columns," John Horgan

News Story
First Place: Palo Alto Daily News, "Fitzhugh Has Three Explanations," June D. Bell
Second Place: San Mateo Daily News, "Ah Sam Cofounder Dies," Edward Carpenter
Honorable Mention: San Mateo Daily News, "$1 Land Deal Questioned," Edward Carpenter

Feature Story of Light Nature
First Place: San Mateo County Times, "Domino Donations," Amy Yarbrough
Second Place: San Mateo Daily Journal, "City on Quest for a Burger, Doughnut," Jon Mays

Feature Story of Serious Nature
First Place: San Mateo County Times, "Friendship at Auschwitz," Amy Yarbrough
Second Place: San Mateo County Times, "Ethnic Exodus," Christine Louie

Series
First Place: San Mateo County Times, "State of the Cities, Price of Security,"
T. S. Mills-Faraudo, Justin Jouvenal, Tim Simmers, Jean Whitney
Second Place: San Mateo Daily News, "Rivalry Week," Emanuel Lee, Dave Payne, Matt Schwab, Mitch Stephens

Entertainment Review
First Place: Palo Alto Daily News, "Foothill's 'Woods' is Impressive," John Angell Grant
Second Place: Palo Alto Daily News, "'Pacific' Tackles Historic Dilemma," John Angell Grant

Page Design
First Place: Palo Alto Daily News, "Video Shows Bloody Scene," Dave Price
Second Place: San Mateo Daily News, "Troops Deployed," Brian Bothun
Honorable Mention: Palo Alto Daily News, "A Day of Infamy - Sept. 12, 2001," Dave Price

Headline
First Place: San Mateo Daily Journal, "Judge Throws the Book at Librarian," Jon Mays
Second Place (tied): San Mateo Daily News, "Sewer Plant to Make Juice," Brian Bothun
Second Place (tied): San Mateo Daily News, "Soccer Mom's Bust Upheld," Brian Bothun

Sports Story
First Place: San Mateo Daily News, "Mr. Passion Now a Padre," Mitch Stephens
Second Place: San Mateo Daily Journal, "Little Big Game - More Than Just Football," Nathan Mollat

Sports Column
First Place: San Mateo Daily News, "From the Bullpen," Matt Schwab


NEWSPAPERS - Non-Dailies (Division C)


Editorial
First Place: San Francisco Business Times, "Patients Suffer in Stanford Standoff," Jim Gardner
Second Place: Concord Transcript, "Mt. Diablo Medical Center Needs Best of Intentions," Jacquie Oliverius

Column
First Place: Palo Alto Weekly, "Daryl Savage Columns," Daryl Savage
Second Place: San Francisco Business Times, "Steve Symanovich Columns," Steve Symanovich
Honorable Mention: Palo Alto Weekly, "Carol Blitzer's Columns," Carol Blitzer

News Story
First Place: San Francisco Bay Guardian, "The Turf War Over Public Housing," Cassi Feldman
Second Place: Concord Transcript, "Unrest Sprouts at Clayton Gardens," Theresa Harrington
Honorable Mention: San Francisco Weekly, "Law and Borders," Lisa Davis

Feature Story of Light Nature
First Place: Independent Newspaper Group, "Life Lessons Made from Scratch," Jennifer Christgau
Second Place: San Francisco Business Times, "Born to be Wild," Daniel S. Levine
Honorable Mention: Palo Alto Weekly, "Thrash Culture," Daryl Savage

Feature Story of Serious Nature
First Place: San Francisco Weekly, "Sound of Success," Matt Palmquist
Second Place: San Francisco Weekly, "Sweat, Steel, and Stealth," Bernice Yeung
Honorable Mention: San Francisco Weekly, "Who is Clint Reilly, Really," Peter Byrne

Series
First Place: San Francisco Bay Guardian, "PG&E/Raker Act Scandal," Savannah Blackwell, Rachel Brahinsky, Tim Redmond
Second Place: East Bay Business Times, "'Wright Stuff' Cost Businesses $18M," Alan Doyle

Technology Story
First Place: San Francisco Business Times, "Layoff-Proof in America," Brendan Doherty, Lizette Wilson
Second Place: San Francisco Weekly, "Cell Therapy," Matt Palmquist

Business Story
First Place: San Francisco Business Times, "Facing the Judgement Day," Brendan Doherty, Ron Leuty
Second Place: East Bay Business Times, "Corporate Crunch: Firms Face Board Member Shortage," Dan Gallagher
Honorable Mention: East Bay Business Times, "Blackout Exemptions Could be Short-Lived," Katherine Conrad

Page Design
First Place: Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, "Know Thy Credit Score," Andrea Lima, Cynthia Sheets
Second Place: Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, "Expecting a Tax Return?," Andrea Lima
Honorable Mention: East Bay Business Times, "Mixed Signals (Page 1)," Michelle White

Headline
First Place: Palo Alto Weekly, "Whopper Gets Whacked," Daryl Savage

Specialty Story
First Place: Pacific Sun, "Fungus Among Us," Jill Kramer
Second Place: San Francisoc Weekly, "Smoking Gun," Joel Engardio
Honorable Mention: Pacific Sun, "Stroke Strides," Jill Kramer

Sports Story
First Place: Independent Newspaper Group, "Viri Sacrifices Self for Fellow Runner," Jesse Smith
Second Place: San Francisco Weekly, "Daydream Believers," Jeremy Mullman

Sports Column
First Place: Independent Newspaper Group, "When Every Boy in Class Wanted to be Lynn Swann," Jeff Carter

PRINT PHOTOGRAPHY (Division D)


Spot News Photo
First Place: Santa Rosa Press Democrat, "SWAT," Chris Chung
Second Place: Associated Press, "Bus Into House," Paul Sakuma
Honorable Mention (tied): Palo Alto Daily News, "Sharpshooters in East Palo Alto," Susan Bradley
Honorable Mention (tied): San Jose Mercury News, "Smoking Out Al Quaida," Len Vaughn-Lahman

General News Photo
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "Desperate for Housing," Vince Maggiora
Second Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "Welcome Home," Deanne Fitzmaurice
Honorable Mention (tied): Associated Press, "Pink Slip Part," Paul Sakuma
Honorable Mention (tied): Associated Press, "Streaker," Paul Sakuma

Feature Photo
First Place: San Jose Mercury News, "Self-Esteem, Military School Style," Luci S. Houston
Second Place: San Francisco Chronicle, "Backstage Beauty," Christina Koci Hernandez
Honorable Mention: Palo Alto Daily News, "Cat at Fishbowl," Susan Bradley

Sports Action Photo
First Place: San Mateo County Times, "Ouch," Mathew Sumner
Second Place: Associated Press, "Ouch," Paul Sakuma
Honorable Mention (tied): San Francisco Chronicle, "Strrrrrretch," Frederic Larson
Honorable Mention (tied): Santa Cruz Sentinel, "Dropping In (A Swell Winter Day)," Shmuel Thaler

Sports Feature Photo
First Place: San Jose Mercury News, "Victory in the Muck," Nhat V. Meyer
Second Place: Associated Press, "Tripped After Hot Trick," Paul Sakuma
Honorable Mention (tied): San Jose Mercury News, "Barry Bonds' 70th Home Run," Nhat V. Meyer
Honorable Mention (tied): Santa Cruz Sentinel, "Stroke of Luck (Meet's Talent Pool Deep)," Shmuel Thaler

Photo Series or Picture Story
First Place: San Jose Mercury News, "War on Terror in Afghanistan," Len Vaughn-Lahman
Second Place: Santa Rosa Press Democrat, "Bird Rescue," Chad Surmick
Honorable Mention: Santa Rosa Press Democrat, "Cancer Mom," Chris Chung

Best Photo - Non-Dailies
First Place: San Francisco Business Times, "Brett Wilson," Najib Joe Hakim
Second Place: Silicon Valley Business Ink, "Soft Landing," Scott Lewis


TELEVISION (Division F)


News Story
First Place: KNTV - NBC3, "Emergency Task Force," Dean C. Smith
Second Place: KTVU Fox 2, "International Child Abductions," Ron Acker, Mark Curtis, Alicia Dlugosh, Renee Gaumond

Public Affairs Program
First Place: Foster City Television, "The General Plan Update," Arlene Shields, Robert Warner

Interview or Talk Show
First Place: KTVU Fox 2, "Bay Area McVeigh Victim," Mark Curtis, Alicia Dlugosh


RADIO (Division G)


News Story
First Place: KCBS Radio, "Reports From Ground Zero," Doug Sovern

Feature Story
First Place: KCBS Radio, "Paddling McCovey Cove," Mike Sugerman


MAGAZINES (Division H)


News Story
First Place: Wines & Vines Magazine, "Niebaum-Coppola: The Master's Hand," Jean Deitz Sexton
Second Place: San Jose Magazine, "Splitsville, Silicon Valley," San Jose Magazine Staff

Review/column
First Place: San Jose Magazine, "UpFront: Seize the Initiative," San Jose Magazine Staff
Second Place: San Jose Magazine, "Off the Wall: Nothing Like a Fine Whine," San Jose Magazine Staff

Page Design
First Place: San Jose Magazine, "Road Rallying," San Jose Magazine Staff
Second Place: San Jose Magazine, "Til Death Do Us Part," San Jose Magazine Staff

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