High school journalism awards announced

Eastside Preparatory High School in East Palo Alto took top honors in the 2001-2002 Peninsula High School Journalism Awards Competition sponsored by the Peninsula Press Club and Hillsdale Shopping Center. Eastside, advised by teacher Angela Buenning, won 10 awards including first-place in the General Excellence category. Capuchino High School in San Bruno and Mills High School in Millbrae each took six awards. Sports Photo:Honorable Mention: Aaron Gandhi, Capuchino2. Joanna Leon, Eastside 1. Elizabeth Elias, Eastside Feature Photo:HM. Chris Eden, Capuchino2.

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Underground newspaper to compete in high school journalism contest

BY SARA GAISERDAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER An underground newspaper put out by Pacifica students unhappy with censorship at an official school paper was accepted for a high school journalism competition by the Peninsula Press Club last night. The Subterranean, put out by a mostly anonymous group of Terra Nova High School students, will be the first unofficial student publication to compete side by side with school-sponsored papers in the annual contest. “The issue was that it was not sanctioned, it

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2001 Peninsula Press Club awards

The Peninsula Press Club presented its 24th annual Professional Journalism Awards on April 27, 2001 during a banquet at Dominic’s at Poplar Creek in San Mateo. The event drew more than 120 club members and contest participants. Awards were presented for work done during the year 2000. NEWSPAPERS – Dailies over 75,000 circulation (Class AAA) Editorial1st Place: San Francisco Chronicle, John Diaz, “Editorial Writing:2nd Place: San Francisco Examiner, James A. Finefrock, “Editorial Writing by James A. Finefrock” Editorial Cartoon1st Place:

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Press Club contest winners

Bay Area journalists and public relations professionals were presented with 109 awards of excellence in 45 categories at the Peninsula Press Club’s 23rd annual awards dinner here tonight. Master of ceremonies Rebecca Corral, news anchor and reporter at KCBS radio, announced the winners. The Peninsula Press Club’s annual Professional Journalism Awards Competition dinner was held at the San Mateo Marriott Hotel. The winners were selected from nearly 500 entries by print and television journalists and public relations professionals in the

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Press Club presents awards

Eighty-seven awards of excellence were presented to San Francisco area media at the Peninsula Press Club’s 22nd annual awards dinner, held Friday at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Burlingame. Master of ceremonies Rebecca Corral, news anchor and reporter at KCBS radio, announced the winners, who were selected from 499 entries by print and television media and public relations professionals in the 11 Greater Bay Area counties. Competition was for work done in 1998. Three students were honored as recipients of

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1997 Peninsula Press Club award winners

BURLINGAME, Calif., April 25, 1997 — Greater Bay Area reporters, editors and photographers were honored tonight at the Peninsula Press Club’s 20th Annual Professional Journalism Awards dinner. The press club presented 58 Awards of Excellence in 29 categories to highlight its annual awards dinner at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Burlingame. First and second place winners received engraved plaques. The competition covered work published between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 1996 Leah Garchik, columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, was

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Press Club contest winners (1997)

Greater Bay Area reporters, editors and photographers were honored tonight at the Peninsula Press Club’s 20th Annual Professional Journalism Awards dinner. The press club presented 58 Awards of Excellence in 29 categories to highlight its annual awards dinner at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Burlingame. First and second place winners received engraved plaques. The competition covered work published between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 1996 Leah Garchik, columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, was mistress of ceremonies. Lorry Lokey, founder

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