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Best barber shop: Barber Jon’s

Interesting conversations and great haircuts are never in short supply at Barber Jon’s World Famous Barber Shop. Owner Jon Rivera opened his doors 19 years ago with one chair. Today, he has nine barbers and more friends in the community than could fit in his barber shop, which is also home to the Museum of […]

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Best Insurance Agency: Loriaux Family Insurance Agency

When it comes to insurance, Maryeth Loriaux and her staff love to educate clients about what they need and don’t need. Together, they make informed decisions when setting up home, auto and life insurance policies. The owner of Loriaux Family Insurance Agency has been in the insurance business for more than 16 years. Finding an affordable plan with great […]

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Best financial advisor: Catherine Dudley

With a head for numbers and a heart for helping people, Ameriprise financial advisor Catherine Dudley has made a successful career out of helping people make their financial goals a reality. Dudley acts as her clients’ “personal trainer,” helping them stay accountable and keeping them focused on their financial goals. Her experience and knowledge in tax, […]

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Best Fitness Center: Urban Sprawl Fitness

Urban Sprawl fitness has transformed from a wrestling center into a full-service gym designed to keep clients focused on the workout and their personal fitness goals. “We have amenities for any and all things fitness related,” manager Steve LeBlanc said. In addition to the traditional treadmills and weight machines, the fitness center offers body sculpting, […]

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Best Asian Food: Chantara Thai Cuisine

The only problem Chantara Thai Cuisine’s customers have is deciding what to order. Everything on the menu is delicious, from the roasted curry to the chicken satay to the drunken noodles. “This is the best Thai I have had,” wrote Scott Drummond on UrbanSpoon. “Great portion sizes and they cook it to the ‘heat’ that […]

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Best Pet Training: Hangtown Kennel Club

Hangtown Kennel Club is an AKC-licensed all-breed dog club in Placerville that offers obedience and conformation classes throughout the spring and summer. Members come from all walks of life and represent a wide variety of breeds. Many are actively involved in AKC competition events — conformation, obedience, hunting tests, rally and agility trials. Other members keep their faithful […]

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Best Roofing Company: Straight Line Construction

Straight Line Construction provides roofing and home improvement services in El Dorado, Sacramento and Placer counties, including roof and gutter replacement, solar and skylight installation, deck construction, window replacement and repair and regular maintenance. The company began in 1989 and has grown into one of the most respected local businesses in the community, serving residential and commercial customers. […]

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