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Best Nail Services: Sue McConnell

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For more than 27 years Sue McConnell has helped her clients put their best hands and feet forward. Generations of El Dorado Hills residents have counted on Nails by Sue, whether they need a manicure, pedicure or her famous “Shellacing” — polish/gel blend that lasts weeks and strengthens nails. She also offers spa pedicures and […]

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Best Day Care: It’s Kids Time

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A red slide, princess castle and colorful crayons — what more could a child want? A flexible schedule, great prices and educational programs — what more could a parent want? It’s Kids Time combines all these “wants” into one, making it a popular and respected day care where parents know their children are safe, and […]

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Best Salon: Reflection Salon & Spa

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Clients know they’ll receive star treatment at Reflection Salon & Spa in Folsom. Stylist/owner Kathy Bennett said her staff is “very attentive,” making clients feel pampered and relaxed. This, combined with her staff’s experience, is why Village Life readers don’t mind driving down the road … a fact Bennett said she appreciates. “Thank you for […]

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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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