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Best Shopping: Town Center

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Kevin Nagel invested in Town Center back in 2011. Village Life asked him to reflect on its present and future. “The sky’s the limit for Town Center.” said Nagel. Shoppers feel the same way. Town Center has great boutiques featuring everything from designer clothes to olive oil to dog sweaters. “Town Center is special,” Nagel […]

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Best Window Tinting: Tint Zone

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Dean Davis and Will Sharp want to chill out your ride. They’ve been installing automotive window tinting in Shingle Springs since 2003 and now have a second location in the Autotronics building in the La Borgota parking lot, visible from El Dorado Hills Boulevard. The tinting material is a thin adhesive polyester film with a […]

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Best Cosmetic Surgeon – Dr. Ken Sumida

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Dr. Ken Sumida is the go-to guy when you need a little work done. Whether you want to soften those crow’s feet or tighten your tummy after a weight loss or pregnancy, Sumida’s the man. He attended University of California at Davis, then the prestigious Tufts University Medical School in Boston. A surgical residency in […]

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Best Chiropractor: Lowrey Chiropractic

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Dr. Judd Lowrey combines chiropractic care and the latest sports therapy. His hybrid approach works well for muscular and skeletal problems, plus headaches, carpal tunnel, shin splints, sciatica, plantar fasciitis and especially elbow, shoulder and knee problems. Lowrey was a competitive runner and a conventional chiropractor when he saw therapists performing Active Release Techniques after […]

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Best Private School: Golden Hills School

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Golden Hills School is an accredited independent junior-kindergarten through eighth grade school in the El Dorado Hills Business Park. Karen O’Donnell took over as Head of Schools in July 2012 and brings an understanding of best practices in the classroom, the boardroom and her own administrators’ office. Differentiated instruction lets students learn in different ways and […]

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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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