La Jolla Light wins 15 San Diego Press Club awards


The La Jolla Light is proud to announce it received 15 Excellence in Journalism awards from the San Diego Press Club at the Club’s 43rd annual recognition dinner, Oct. 25, 2016 at Jacobs Center at Market Creek.

Our winning entries included:

Environment: Second place, “Where’s All the Sand in La Jolla?” by María José Durán.

Feature: Second place, “Woman Discovers Relative was ‘Butcher of Plaszow’ by Diana Saenger.

Food: First place, “Movers and Shakers of the Culinary World — Salt” by Catharine Kaufman; second place, “How Sweet It Is! La Jolla Baker Wins Food Network Show” by Ashley Mackin

Front Page Design: Second place to Daniel K. Lew and Susan DeMaggio

Headlines: First place to Susan DeMaggio

Health & Medicine: Second places, “The Supermarket is a Land Mine” by Catharine Kaufman, and “La Jollan’s Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Wins UCSD Notice” by James Palen

History: Third place, “The Sea Nymphs: Daughter curates exhibit about mom’s historic diving club” by Linda Hutchison and “La Jolla Archive: The day the snails invaded … and other La Jolla facts only a historian would know!” by María José Durán

Humor: Inga wins first and third for her columns “Caution: Viewer Discretion Advised” and “The Day the Dog Went Vegan”

Multicultural: Third place, “Refugees Share Success Stories at Church Breakfast” by María José Durán

Science/Technology: Second place for “La Jolla Teen Builds Own Realistic Flight Simulator” by James Palen

Series: Third place, “Why No Sidewalks? First of a two-part report on pedestrian access in La Jolla” by María José Durán.