2009 Award Winners


Community or External Newsletter

1st - Port of Long Beach, re:Port
2nd - City of Diamond Bar, City News
3rd - City of Santee, Santee Review
HM* - City of Santa Clarita, Successful Connections
*HM = Honorable Mention

Internal Newsletter

1st - City of Santa Clarita, City Call
2nd - Port of Long Beach, Opportunities Employee Newsletter
3rd - Town of Apple Valley, Apple Core
HM - City of Rancho Cucamonga, City Manager’s Weekly


1st - East Bay Regional Park District, Measure WW Public Info Plan
2nd - City of Santa Clarita, Santa Clarita Enterprise Zone Marketing Plan
3rd - First 5 Sacramento Commission and PMC, Community Building Initiative Outreach Campaign
HM - City of Santa Monica, CREST After‐School Enrichment Classes Campaign


1st - Ventura County Fire Department, Early Morning Ladders
2nd - Ventura County Fire Department, Ventura County Fire Protection District Annual Report Cover
3rd - East Bay Regional Park District, Seasonal Staff Recruitment Photos

Public Safety

1st - Camarillo Police Department/Ventura County Sheriff, High Five and Stay Alive Helmet Safety Campaign
2nd - City of Lake Elsinore, Loaner Life Jacket Stations Campaign
3rd - City of Rancho Cucamonga, RC‐TAG Campaign

Special Events

1st - City of Rancho Cordova, Rancho Cordova 5th Anniversary
2nd - City of Citrus Heights, Sunday Funday
3rd - City of Pleasanton, Alviso Adobe Community Park Grand Opening
HM - Port of Long Beach, Green Port Fest

Special Innovation

1st - Sacramento Area Sewer District, Fats, Oils & Grease Education Building
2nd - Western Municipal Water District, Water Wise Gardening for the Inland Empire
3rd - Cucamonga Valley Water District, Treatment Plant Tour Modification
HM - City of Santa Clarita, Santa Clarita City Store

Special Publication

1st - City of Santa Clarita, Guide to Opening a Small Business in Santa Clarita
2nd - Sacramento Area Council of Governments, A Creative Vision: Metropolitan Transportation Plan for 2035
3rd - City of Diamond Bar, 2009 Calendar and City Services Guide
HM - City of Rosemead, Rosemead Park Trail 100‐Mile Challenge Booklet


1st - City of Rancho Cordova, Rancho Cordova Public Service Announcements
2nd - City of Santa Clarita, Fleet Maintenance and You
3rd - City of Santa Clarita, Economic Development Promotional Video
HM - Port of Long Beach, Pulse of the Port


1st - City of Dana Point
2nd - Town of Apple Valley
3rd - Sacramento Area Council of Governments
HM – Yolo County Web Site


1st League of California Cities, Taking the Bite Out of Blogs: Ethics in Cyberspace
2nd First 5 Sacramento Commission, Community Building Initiative Outreach Campaign
3rd League of California Cities, Richard “Bud” Carpenter: A Man for All Seasons
HM League of California Cities, Planning with Fire: Balancing Growth & Safety in Fire Hazard Areas