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Best New Car Dealership: Mercedes-Benz of El Dorado Hills

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“The best or nothing” — Mercedes-Benz’ motto applies to its world-class vehicles and its award-winning dealerships. Mercedes-Benz of El Dorado Hills recently earned the Best of the Best award — one of 36 dealerships nationwide to receive the distinction. “We’re a ‘Golden Rule’ company,” explained Sales Manager Robert Laird. Mercedes-Benz of El Dorado Hills began in a […]

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Best Pool Service: Gregg’s Pool Works

Murky pools are no challenge for the experts at Gregg’s Pool Works. The store has everything pool owners need to keep the water crystal clear. Need floaties and pool signage? Gregg’s Pool Works has that covered too. The shop’s product availability and commitment to great customer service is second to none, according to manager Joe […]

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Best Florist: El Dorado Hills Florist

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For 25 years floral designer Marilyn Kasko has brought smiles to brides, comfort to the grieving and beauty to homes all over El Dorado Hills. The owner of El Dorado Hills Florist doesn’t just put flowers in a vase; she turns flowers into works of art, including photographs, pieces of driftwood and other items in […]

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Best Performing Arts Center: Three Stages at Folsom Lake College

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Three Stages at Folsom Lake College hosts shows that consistently sell out. The performing arts venue, as the name implies, has three stages where talented artists from all over the world perform. “Three Stages marks an enormous change in this area’s arts scene — and it just might change the way you, your friends and […]

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Best Veterinarian: MarketPlace Veterinary Hospital

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When it’s time for Fido’s shots or Fluffy’s annual exam, pet owners head to MarketPlace Veterinary Hospital. The full-service hospital treats dogs, cats and more exotic pets – rabbits, reptiles, birds and more – using state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Specialties include preventative care, cardiology, dermatology, oncology neurology and gerontology. The hospital also offers surgical services, […]

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Best Realtor: Connie Barnes

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For 23 years Connie Barnes has helped clients buy and sell their homes. But she doesn’t just sell a house; Barnes sells the community she loves. The Re/Max Gold Realtor said she really enjoys showing off El Dorado Hills. She sold new Serrano homes when the hills were just dirt and now resells some of […]

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Best Coffee Shop: Bella Bru

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When they need a caffeine jolt or a place to chat with friends over a latte, El Dorado Hills residents know exactly where to go. For 17 years Bella Bru has served up delicious coffee creations made using organic coffee beans roasted by Java City “on the darker side” and brewed with filtered water, explained owner Liz […]

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