Yours truly doesn't often win awards -- it's been since college, actually -- so when I won an award for my climate reporting (cited was Drought-Proofing Ventura County) it's news worth posting here.
I was up against fellow reporter and friend Zeke Barlow, who unfortunately for the county has taken a job in Virginia, and an professor. Here's a link to a picture (bottom right) of the winners: I'm standing (for the curious) on the lower far right, between two men, two supervisors, in dark suits.
Here's the plaque.
In sustainable bamboo. Yes, I'm happy to be called a hero for once.