Best Cosmetic Surgeon: Dr. Ken Sumida

The human body is a work of art and Dr. Kenneth Sumida of Nuance Cosmetic Surgery has the skills and desire to make every patient look and feel their best. “I definitely take pride in my work and I treat every patient like they’re my masterpiece,” Sumida explained. “So obviously I strive for perfection.” Cosmetic […]

May 07, 2014 | Posted in Best of 2013 | Tagged ,

Best Insurance Agent: Loriaux Family Insurance Agency

Allstate agent Maryeth Loriaux, owner of Loriaux Family Insurance Agency, is celebrating her El Dorado Hills business’ second anniversary and second win as a Village Life’s Readers’ choice winner. When it comes to insurance, she 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 […]

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Best Roofing Company: Gordon Mott Roofing Company

Gordon Mott started working for his father’s roofing company at the age of 8. Sixty-one years later he’s the boss (for 36 years now) and the family business is still going strong, serving clients in El Dorado, Amador, Placer and Sacramento counties. Mott said his crews’ knowledge and experience are second to none. And the fact that […]

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Best Shoe Store: Bella Talloni

Flats, heels, boots, sandals, slippers and wedges … a girl can never have too many shoes. Good thing Lin Stommel understands and keeps Bella Talloni’s display tables filled with the latest footwear styles and designer labels like TOMS, Uggs, Cole Haan and more. The shop in Montano de El Dorado also has a great selection of […]

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Best Frozen Yogurt: Yogaberry

When the weather heats up, Village Life readers know where to cool down and enjoy a delicious treat —Yogaberry. With great flavors like pistachio, Godiva chocolate and vanilla bean —plus all the great toppings — Yogaberry customers can create a custom dessert that perfect suits their mood, take a seat on the patio and relax […]

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Best Private School: Golden Hills School

Small class sizes, character education and parent involvement has made Golden Hills School a success for the last 20 years. “It’s an awesome community,” Jim Gaines, director of admissions and marketing, said of the teachers, administrators, parents and students. Students in junior kindergarten through eighth grade benefit from this quality educational approach and all the […]

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Best Assisted Living Facility: Eskaton Village Placerville

El Dorado County residents who need a helping hand when they get older have found the perfect place. Eskaton Village Placerville’s assisted living facility is second to none, according to Village Life readers. Residents Felice Despotakis, Marilyn Lonbaken and Ruth Woodrell couldn’t agree more. “It’s always so clean and the staff is very good,” Felice said. Marilyn […]

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