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Best Cosmetic Surgeon: Dr. Ken Sumida

Photo by Roberta Long

Kenneth Sumida, MD, is a board certified plastic surgeon. A Fresno native, Dr. Sumida opened his practice, Nuance Cosmetic Surgery, across from Mercy Hospital of Folsom after medical training at Tufts in Boston, University of Hawaii and UC Davis. Procedures offered include those enhancing breasts, face, body and skin. Dr. Sumida is committed to providing the […]

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Best Electrician: T&M Electric

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Tim and Mary Closner are T&M Electric. Their business partnership started in 1990 in Cameron Park, where they quickly developed a reputation for their 24/7 emergency service and courteous customer service. Their staff and technicians are trained to the same standards. T&M Electric services homes built before digital technology and those that are prewired for […]

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Best Pizza: Pete’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

Photo by Roberta Long

Pete’s Restaurant and Brewhouse in El Dorado Hills is famous for its New York style pizza. Anyone familiar with New York style pizza will tell you it’s the real deal. The pizza is hand-tossed and baked in a brick oven. The outside of the crust is crisp, while the inside retains some softness and “chew.” […]

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Best Coffee: Bella Bru

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Bella Bru is a favorite meeting site for friends, families and professionals who want to spend time talking over a delicious cup of coffee. Whether customers like it black, iced or blended with sweet caramel, they will undoubtedly enjoy their coffee concoction to the last drop. Open at 5:30 in the morning for early birds, […]

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Best Landscape Deign: JPC Landscape Designs

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With today’s homes, landscaping is more than gardens, lawns and trees. Landscaping creates outdoor living spaces. JPC Landscape Designs can help bring your landscape dreams come true, whether the project is large or small. From concept to completion, this family owned company offers full-service residential landscape design and installation. The design includes grading, irrigation and drainage, planting […]

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Best Mattress Store: America’s Mattress

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Finding the right mattress for a good night’s sleep for yourself, and perhaps for your partner, is no easy task. That’s why America’s Mattress isn’t about selling mattresses, it’s about selling restful and rejuvenating sleep. To make sure their customers are completely satisfied, the business offers a 120-Night Comfort Guarantee. America’s Mattress is a Serta retailer, […]

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Best Firearms Training: Defense Shot

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John Daniels is a certified concealed weapons trainer. As a former police officer with 17 years experience, he is certified by NRA and Department of Justice. He is also an NRA range safety officer. On Feb. 13, 2014, California’s Ninth Circuit Court handed down a decision that made at easier for law-abiding citizens to obtain […]

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