2008 Excellence In Communications Award Recipients

Community/Special Audience Newsletter

(Population Under 25,000)

Not enough entries in this category for judging

Community/Special Audience Newsletter

(Population 25,000-75,000)

  • FIRST PLACE
    Unplugged - Active Member Newsletter
    Los Angeles City Employees' Retirement System (LACERS) - Linda Aparicio
    213.978.6840 [email protected]
  • SECOND PLACE
    Inside Irvine
    City of Irvine - Louie Gonzalez
    949.724.6077 [email protected]
  • SECOND PLACE
    Connections Newsletter
    City of Citrus Heights - Krista Noonan
    916.727.4703 [email protected]
  • HONORABLE MENTION
    Lincoln Calendar
    City of Lincoln - Steve Art
    916.343.3901 [email protected]

Community/Special Audience Newsletter

(Population Over 75,000)

  • FIRST PLACE
    RE:PORT Newsletter
    Port of Long Beach - Heather Morris
    562.590.4122 [email protected]
  • SECOND PLACE
    City of Lancaster OUTLOOK and OUTLOOK Lite
    City of Lancaster - Anne Aldrich
    661.723.6053 [email protected]
  • THIRD PLACE
    Anaheim Magazine
    City of Anaheim - Marty De Sollar
    714.765.5045 [email protected]
  • HONORABLE MENTION
    Palmdale News, 2007-2008 Series
    City of Palmdale - Barbara Vilardo
    661.267.5115 [email protected]

Crisis Communications Program

Not enough entries in this category for judging

Internal/Employee Newsletter

  • FIRST PLACE
    SKOOP Newsletter
    County of San Diego - Dept of Child Support Services - John Rosenthal
    619.578.6660 [email protected]
  • SECOND PLACE
    Lancaster Positively Clear Employee Newsletter
    City of Lancaster - Anne Aldrich
    661.723.6053 [email protected]
  • THIRD PLACE
    City of Irvine GrapeVine
    City of Irvine - Louie Gonzalez
    949.724.6077 [email protected]
  • HONORABLE MENTION
    Perspectives Newsletter
    Merced County Human Services Agency - Martha (member Brenda Castillo) MacKenzie
    209.385.3000 x5620 [email protected]
  • HONORABLE MENTION
    Internal Yolo County Newsletter
    Yolo County - Beth Gabor
    530.666.8042 [email protected]

 Marketing/Communications Campaign

  • FIRST PLACE
    City of Elk Grove Branding Program
    City of Elk Grove - Christine Brainerd
    916.478.3632 [email protected]
  • SECOND PLACE
    Rededication of Matthew Kilgore Cemetery
    City of Rancho Cordova - Erin Treadwell
    916.851.8803 [email protected]
  • THIRD PLACE
    Santa Clarita Stage 6 of the 2007 Amgen Tour of California
    City of Santa Clarita - Gail Ortiz
    661.255.4314 [email protected]
  • HONORABLE MENTION
    YBI Viaduct Replacement Public Awareness Campaign 2007
    CirclePoint - Bart Ney
    510.268.7167 [email protected]

New Media

Not enough entries in this category for judging

Photography

  • FIRST PLACE
    Aerospace Walk of Honor Reflective Helmet Photograph
    City of Lancaster - Anne Aldrich
    661.723.6053 [email protected]
  • SECOND PLACE
    Customer Focus Newsletter masthead photo
    Union Sanitary District - Michelle Powell
    510.477.7634 [email protected]
  • HONORABLE MENTION
    2008 Calendar
    Coachella Valley Water District - Heather Engel
    760.398.2651 [email protected]

Public Safety Program or Campaign

  • FIRST PLACE
    Pull to the Right
    City of Santa Clarita - Gail Ortiz
    661.255.4314 [email protected]
  • SECOND PLACE
    Wildfire Action Plan
    Ventura County Fire Department - Barry Parker
    805.389.9710 [email protected]
  • THIRD PLACE
    State Route (SR) 12 Safety Campaign
    Solano Transportation Authority - Jayne Bauer
    707.424.6075 [email protected]
  • HONORABLE MENTION
    CSI: Lancaster
    City of Lancaster - Anne Aldrich
    661.723.6053 [email protected]

Special Event

  • FIRST PLACE
    First 5 Sacramento Children's Celebration 2007
    First 5 Sacramento and The Lundquist Company - Erin Blount
    916.876.6684 [email protected]
  • SECOND PLACE
    Green Port Fest
    Port of Long Beach - Heather Morris
    562.590.4122 [email protected]
  • THIRD PLACE
    Veterans Memorial Dedication
    City of Moreno Valley - Angela Rushen
    951.413.3053 [email protected]
  • HONORABLE MENTION
    Rededication of Matthew Kilgore Cemetery
    City of Rancho Cordova - Erin Treadwell
    916.851.8803 [email protected]nchocordova.org

 Special Innovation

  • FIRST PLACE
    Road Map to the Future
    Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) - Erik Johnson
    916.340.6247 [email protected]
  • SECOND PLACE
    The Felt Board City
    City of Lancaster - Anne Aldrich
    661.723.6053 [email protected]
  • THIRD PLACE
    How Should California Grow? Series
    League of California Cities - Eva Spiegel
    916.658.8228 [email protected]
  • HONORABLE MENTION
    Fighting Back
    City of Monrovia - Dick Singer
    626.303.6609 [email protected]

Special Publication

  • FIRST PLACE
    Sewer Rater Increase Publication
    City of Santa Cruz - Department of Public Works - Aaron/Desiree Becker/Douville
    831.420.5428 [email protected]
  • SECOND PLACE
    City of Santee 25th Anniversary Celebration
    City of Santee - Susan Richardson
    619.258.4100 x211 [email protected]
  • THIRD PLACE
    Water Is Life
    No. County Water Agencies c/o Rincon Del Diablo MWD - Julia Escamilla
    760.745.5522 [email protected]
  • HONORABLE MENTION
    Sweetwater Water Quality Report and Calendar
    Sweetwater Authority - Susan King
    619.409.6721 [email protected]

Website

Writing

  • FIRST PLACE
    Living in Lancaster: Your Guide to Creating a Better Community
    City of Lancaster - Anne Aldrich
    661.723.6053 [email protected]
  • SECOND PLACE
    Two Columns About China
    League of California Cities - Eva Spiegel
    916.658.8228 [email protected]
  • THIRD PLACE
    Crisis Leadership
    League of California Cities - Eva Spiegel
    916.658.8228 [email protected]
  • HONORABLE MENTION
    Kids Environmental Festival 101 article in the California Special District Asociation publication California's Resources
    Cucamonga Valley Water District - Kristeen Buxton
    909.987.2591 [email protected]
  • HONORABLE MENTION
    Fire Siege 2007
    State Fire Marshal - Karen Terrill
    916.324.4770 [email protected]

Video

  • FIRST PLACE
    Summer in the City
    City of Carlsbad - Val Brown
    760.434.2854 [email protected]
  • SECOND PLACE
    Turning Point Community Program's 30th Anniversary Video: event and web version
    Turning Point Community Programs - Jill Estroff
    916.364.8395 x56 [email protected]
  • THIRD PLACE
    Journey to Sustainability
    City of Carlsbad - Val Brown
    760.434.2854 [email protected]
  • HONORABLE MENTION
    Healthy Start! Healthy Lives! Nutrition DVD
    First 5 Sacramento - Erin Blount
    916.876.6684 [email protected]