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Best Housing Development: Serrano

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With its gated villages and quiet streets, Serrano offers serenity and security. About 17 miles of hiking trails wind through the Serrano community, providing access to approximately 1,000 acres of natural areas – open fields, restored wetlands, creeks and oak groves. Spectacular views include the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Folsom Lake, Serrano Country Club Golf Course and […]

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Best Private School: Golden Hills School

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Small class sizes, character education and parent involvement has made Golden Hills School a success for the last 20 years. “It’s an awesome community,” Jim Gaines, director of admissions and marketing, said of the teachers, administrators, parents and students. Students in junior kindergarten through eighth grade benefit from this quality educational approach and all the […]

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Best Assisted Living Facility: Eskaton Village Placerville

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El Dorado County residents who need a helping hand when they get older have found the perfect place. Eskaton Village Placerville’s assisted living facility is second to none, according to Village Life readers. Residents Felice Despotakis, Marilyn Lonbaken and Ruth Woodrell couldn’t agree more. “It’s always so clean and the staff is very good,” Felice said. Marilyn […]

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Best Massage: Massage Envy

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Rough day? Shoulders tense? Let the professionals at Massage Envy take all that stress away with a hot stone massage, a Swedish massage, deep tissue massage or trigger point therapy. Massage Envy also offers prenatal massages and geriatric massages. Massage relieves stress, encourages relaxation, improves posture and circulation, lowers blood pressure and helps manage pain. […]

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Best Personal Trainer: Mini’s House of Pain

Mini’s House of Pain is not your typical gym or place to get a workout in when you feel like it. Clients who are a part of the House of Pain family are part of a committed team — no fad diets and quick fix work outs. The staff  believes in lifestyle changes starting with […]

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Best Day Care: It’s Kids Time

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What makes It’s Kids Time a hit with parents and their little ones? Straight from a very reliable source, 5-year-old Kaylin, who said, “Because it has iPads and everyone likes iPads.” For three years owner Jonna Keledjian and her caring staff have looked after and taught children. It’s Kids Time offers preschool, day care and […]

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Best Bank: Wells Fargo

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Add another award to Wells Fargo’s wall. The bank’s commitment to customer service and the community has once again earned it accolades. “The reason we wake up in the morning is to help our customers succeed financially and to satisfy all their financial needs,” said Manjit Toor, Town Center store manager and assistant vice president. […]

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