Diablo Publications Awards History

City and Regional Magazine Association
The CRMA (City and Regional Magazine Association)  Annual Awards program recognizes outstanding performance  by city and regional magazines in general excellence, design,  and editorial categories. Diablo magazine has been awarded with the following CRMA awards:

Diablo magazine
2008 Silver Award, “The Food Issue” Nov-07
2007 Bronze Award, Best Cover Nov-06
2007 Silver Award, Reader Service, "Sushi 101" Nov-06
2004 Silver Award, General Excellence
2004 Gold Award, Special Issue, "Sex and the Suburbs" Feb-04
2003 Silver Award, Overall Design
2002 Bronze Award, General Excellence
2002 Silver Award, Designer of the Year Andrew Barton
2000 Gold Award, Writer of the Year Mark MacNamara
2000 Silver Award, Best Cover Nov-99
2000 Silver Award, Special Interest Publication

Maggie Awards from Western Publications Association
Maggie Awards, presented by the Western Publications Association, honor editorial and design excellence in consumer and trade magazine publishing in the western United States. Diablo Publications is a 22-time Maggie Award-winner, including:

Diablo magazine
2012 Best Overall Publication Design, Consumer Diablo November
2012 Best Series of Articles, Trade & Consumer Diablo
2011 Special Theme Issue, Consumer Diablo November
2008 Special Theme Issue/Consumer Nov-07
2007 Best Single Editorial Illustration: "Are Our Schools Flunking Sex Ed?" Nov-06
2007 Best Special Theme Issue Nov-06
2006 Best Overall Publication
2006 Best Regional and State Magazine
2004 Best Overall Design Nov-03
2003 Best Color Editorial Layout, "A Star is Born" Jul-03
2002 Best Special Theme Issue Nov-01
2002 Best Overall Design Nov-01
2002 Most Improved Publication
2001 Best Regional and State Magazine
1999 Best Interview or Profile, "When the Dealin's Done" Oct-98
1998 Best Cover for Consumer Magazine May-97
1997 Best City and Metropolitan Consumer Magazine Nov-96
1997 Best Cover for Consumer Magazine Nov-96
1994 Best Regularly Featured Department, Section or Column, "Family" 1993
1992 Best Single Editorial Illustration, "Water Wars" Sep-91
1990 Best Black and White Editorial Layout, "Artful Dodgers" Jun-89
1989 Best Single Editorial, "Drugs for Sale" Aug-88
1989 Best Single/Editorial, "Deal 'Em" Apr-88

Napa Sonoma magazine
2007 Best Visitors' Guide, Consumer spring/summer 2006
2005 Best Visitors' Guide, Consumer winter/spring 2004
2004 Best Visitors' Guide, Consumer winter/spring 2003
2003 Best Visitors' Guide, Consumer winter/spring 2002
2002 Best Visitors' Guide, Consumer November
2002 Best New Publication Winter/Spring 2001

Save Mount Diablo Star Award
Save Mount Diablo Mountain Star Award to recognize significant media contributions to public awareness of Save Mount Diablo and of the mountain.

Diablo magazine
2007 Blackhawk-Nunn Mountain Star Award


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