The California Newspaper Publishers Association announced its annual awards Saturday, honoring the Burbank Leader with its highest award, general excellence, for weeklies with a circulation of between 11,001 and 25,000.
The Ventura County Star and The Signal received second-place honors for General Excellence in their respective circulation categories.
The Los Angeles Times and Daily Pilot took first-place awards for investigative or enterprise, again, in their respective circulation categories.
A full list of the winners in all categories can be found here. [PDF]