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Best Women’s Shop: Runway Boutique

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From denim to dresses, Runway Boutique has the outfit for every occasion. “We cover a lot of bases here,” said owner Robin Bernardoni. Runway Boutique covers a lot of generations as well. It’s not uncommon for a grandmother and her granddaughter to both leave the shop with new outfits. Bernardoni calls her inventory “ageless fashion” and […]

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Best Sports Club: El Dorado Hills Sports Club

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El Dorado Hills Sports Club General Manager Stephanie Ward wants her clients “wowed” on a daily basis. That experience begins with a smiling face and a friendly greeting. Then it’s on to the business of hitting the weights, sweating it out in Zumba and/or swimming laps in the pool. Whatever exercise routine clients chose, Ward […]

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Best Realtor: Connie Barnes

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Buyers and sellers have a dedicated Realtor at their side when they call Connie Barnes. For 24 years the Re/Max Gold Realtor has helped clients achieve the American Dream. But she won’t take all the credit for her success. “The feedback I get from clients is that my team and I bring a lot to […]

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Best Heating/AC: Gilmore Heating-Air-Solar

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“It’s all about trust.” It’s a motto Gilmore Heating-Air-Solar has built a foundation around, and a mentality that customers have learned to rely on when shopping for their heating, air and solar needs. From highly efficient central air units to heat pumps, propane heaters and solar systems, Gilmore provides stellar service and reliable products. Highly […]

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Best Windshield Repair: Vision Auto Glass

Imagine driving down the freeway on a sunny day. The traffic is light and the windows are down. Just as you start to feel really relaxed … whack! A crack appears on your windshield and it’s growing fast. Time to call Steve Roher, owner of Vision Auto Glass. His mobile service will have you enjoying […]

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Best Breakfast: Purple Place

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El Dorado County residents have a delicious reason to get up in the morning — eggs Benedict at the Purple Place. Get ready to hear your stomach doesn’t rumble; the class eggs Benedict is Canadian bacon layered between three easy poached eggs topped with a rich hollandaise sauce served with and English muffin and seasoned country […]

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Best Used Car Dealer: Shingle Springs Nissan and Subaru

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Used car shoppers get great cars and great service just a short drive up Highway 50. Shingle Springs Nissan and Subaru has more than 75 used cars on its lot at any given time, according to used car manager George Buritica. Makes and models range from high-end to quality economy and SUVs to two-door vehicles, […]

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