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Cecil Scaglione, Editor

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As President of the San Diego Press Club . . .

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. . . five decades ago, just how long ago that was smacked me in the face as I skimmed over the list of winners of the most recent club journalism awards.

The only names I was a familiar with were those of the long-ago folks the awards were named for.

Written by Cecil Scaglione

October 28, 2021 at 5:00 am

Mature Life Features Writer Wins Top Travel-Story Award

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San Diego, Oct. 26 — “The Naples Nobody Knows,” a story included in the August 2010 Mature Life Features  package, has won a first-place plaque in the 38th annual San Diego Press Club Excellence in Journalism Awards.

Written by Mature Life Features editor Cecil Scaglione, the story as it appeared in Toronto-based Forever Young News ( was judged the best among entries in the Non-Daily Newspapers-Travel category.

Award presentations were made Tuesday, Oct. 25, at a dinner attended by 350 political and community leaders, radio personalities, and newspaper and television writers and photographers from throughout Southern California.

Mature Life Features previous award in the same category in this annual competition was in 2008 for a travel story written by Scaglione and entitled “Take a Free Ride in Las Vegas” as it appeared in the Seattle area’s The Senior Source.

Written by Cecil Scaglione

October 27, 2011 at 12:05 am