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Best Window Tinting: Tint Zone

Dean Davis and Will Sharp want to chill out your ride. They’ve been installing automotive window tinting in Shingle Springs since 2003 and now have a second location in the Autotronics building in the La Borgota parking lot, visible from El Dorado Hills Boulevard. The tinting material is a thin adhesive polyester film with a […]

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Best Cosmetic Surgeon – Dr. Ken Sumida

Dr. Ken Sumida is the go-to guy when you need a little work done. Whether you want to soften those crow’s feet or tighten your tummy after a weight loss or pregnancy, Sumida’s the man. He attended University of California at Davis, then the prestigious Tufts University Medical School in Boston. A surgical residency in […]

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Best Chiropractor: Lowrey Chiropractic

Dr. Judd Lowrey combines chiropractic care and the latest sports therapy. His hybrid approach works well for muscular and skeletal problems, plus headaches, carpal tunnel, shin splints, sciatica, plantar fasciitis and especially elbow, shoulder and knee problems. Lowrey was a competitive runner and a conventional chiropractor when he saw therapists performing Active Release Techniques after […]

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Best Private School: Golden Hills School

Golden Hills School is an accredited independent junior-kindergarten through eighth grade school in the El Dorado Hills Business Park. Karen O’Donnell took over as Head of Schools in July 2012 and brings an understanding of best practices in the classroom, the boardroom and her own administrators’ office. Differentiated instruction lets students learn in different ways and […]

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Best Thrift Store Snowline Hospice

Snowline Hospice operates six thrift stores in the area, including high traffic locations in Folsom, at 616 East Bidwell and in Cameron Park at Burke Junction. Proceeds support patients near end-of-life and their loved ones. The system runs on volunteers and donations. Director of Retail Operations Ravel Buckley said Snowline’s philosophy is “never say ‘no’” […]

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Best Roofing Company: Straight Line Construction

Jack Borba launched Straight Line Roofing & Construction in 1999 with a roofing emphasis, working as a subcontractor throughout the region. When the housing industry tanked, his emphasis shifted from new roofs to repairs and renovations. Many of the general contractors he used to work for became employees. These days, repeat and referral business makes […]

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Best Insurance Company: The Loriaux Family Insurance Agency

Maryeth Loriaux arrived from the Bay Area in June, 2012, and promptly became the Village Life Reader’s Choice for best insurance agent. So much for seniority. Loriaux, pronounced like a certain Nabisco cookie, brings a passion for protecting your most valuable assets: home, auto, life and retirement. She previously supported 35 Allstate sales offices in […]

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