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BEST WINNER PEOPLE Accountant ........................................... Robert W. Bonds, CPA A Accountancy Corpora ation Attorney: Accident ................................ Belgum, Fry & Van Alle en LLP Attorney: DUI ........................................ 1-800-NoCuffs Attorney: Employment .......................... Law Office Of Munoz & Munoz Attorney: Family Law ............................ Law Offific ces of Christopher L. Hoglin, P.C. Attorney: General (Tie) ......................... The Law Offices of Thomas S. Carter Attorney: General (Tie) ......................... Havens Malczynski Grigolla LLC Attorney: Immigration ........................... Universal Law Group Attorney: Living Trust ........................... Law Office Of Donna Bachoura Attorney: Personal Injury ...................... Law Office Of Munoz & Munoz Caterer .................................................. Waffa’s Kitchen Chef ....................................................... Melissa Godinez Financial Advisor/Planner .................... Loomis Financial / Evan Loomis Hair Stylist or Barber ............................ Salon 66 Insurance Agent (Tie) ........................... Farmers Insurance - Michael Reynaga Insurance Agent (Tie) ........................... Kirk Warner Insurance Agency Local Actor ........................................... Kevin Sifuentes Mortgage Broker..................................... Janna Hirth - Prime Lending Photographer ........................................ Rebekah Wallace Photo & Video Plumber (Tie) ......................................... Glendora Plumbing & Heating Plumber (Tie) ......................................... McLay Services, Inc. Plumber (Tie) ......................................... Century Rooter Service And Plumbing-Doug Knight Private Investigator .............................. fraudex investigations Real Estate Agent ..................................Maureen Haney Real Estate, Compass Real Estate Small Business Consultant .................. Sean Snider Tailor ...................................................... San Dimas Tailor Tax Preparer .......................................... Edgar S Kassar Accounting & Tax Service Travel Agent .......................................... Gina Cockriel

MY HOME GOODS & SERVICES Air Conditioning / Heating Company ........ O’Mahony Air Conditioning & Heating, Inc. Preventative Maintenance, Service, Repair & Installation Appliance Repair .................................. Covina Appliance Appliance Store (Chain) ....................... Best Buy Appliance Store (Local) ........................ Azusa Sales Home Appliance Bathroom Remodeling ......................... B & D Construction Building Materials ................................. The Home Depot Carpet Cleaning .................................... Higgins Carpet Care Carpet/Flooring Store ........................... Glendora Floor Store Contractor ............................................. Crestwood Communities Door Company ..................................... American Window Company Electrician ............................................. Accurate Electric, Plumbing, Heating and Air Fences/Gates ....................................... Stump Fence Framing Store ....................................... Linco Custom Picture Framing Furniture Store Chain ........................... Ashley Furniture Store Independent (Tie) ........ Cost Plus Mattress Furniture Store Independent (Tie)........ Fedde Furniture Garage Door Company ........................ Superior Garage Door Inc Glass & Mirror Company (Tie) .............. The Glass House

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Glass & Mirror Company (Tie) .............. NagcoGlass o Glass & Mirror Company (Tie) .............. Tradeway Glass Co Handyman ............................................. NVM Services Hardware Store ..................................... ACE Hardware Home Improvement Store .................... The Home Depott Home Inspection Company ................. Accurate Inspection tion Home Remodeling ................................ B & D Construction HVAC Contractor .................................. O’Mahony Air Conditioning & Heating, Inc. Preventative Maintenance, Service, Repair & Installation Kitchen Remodeling ............................. Gorilla Construction Landscaping Service (Tie) .................... Brandon’s Landscapes Landscaping Service (Tie) .................... Keith’s Gardening Service Sierra Madre Mattress Store ...................................... Bedtime Mattress & More Nursery / Garden Center ...................... Armstrong Garden Centers Outdoor Living ...................................... Outdoor Elegance Patio Design Center Paint Store ............................................ Dunn-Edwards Paints Painting Contractor .............................. Gorilla Construction Pest Control Company ......................... Dewey Pest Control Plumbing ............................................... Company McLay Services, Inc. Pool & Spa Builder ............................... Johnny’s Pool & Spa Service Pool & Spa Services ............................. Johnny’s Pool & Spa Service Pool & Spa Store .................................. Johnny’s Pool & Spa Service Roofing .................................................. Dowd Roofing Co. Rooter Company (Tie) ........................... McLay Services, Inc. Rooter Company (Tie) .......................... Century Rooter Service And Plumbing Solar Company ..................................... SunRun Solar Steam Cleaner ...................................... Stanley Steemer Tile & Stone ........................................... C.V. Tile & Stone Tree Service .......................................... Acosta Tree Service Window Company ................................ American Window Company Window Covering Store ....................... American Window Company

HEALTH & WELLNESS GOODS & SERVICES Acupuncture (Tie) .................................. Acupuncture Therapeutics, Katarina Ryan, L.Ac. Acupuncture (Tie) ................................. La Verne Acupuncture Assisted Living ..................................... The Kensington Sierra Madre Audiologist ............................................ Audiology Barre Fitness Classes .......................... Barre Attitude Boot Camp ............................................ Bulldog Gym, Inc. Cancer Treatment Center ..................... City of Hope Medical Center Cannabis Store (Tie) ............................. Varda Cannabis Store (Tie) ............................. Essence Cannabis Dispensary Pasadena Cannabis Store (Tie) ............................. STIIIZY Pomona CBD Retailer/Store ............................... Advocate CBD Chiropractor .......................................... Glendora Chiropractic Center Cosmetic Surgeon ................................ UCLA Health Downtown Los Angeles Primary & Specialty Care Counseling Company (NEW) ................ Eric Weaver, LMFT. Glendora Cross Fit................................................. CrossFit Day Spa ................................................. Burke Williams

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BEST WINNERS HEALTH & WELLNESS GOODS & SERVICES Dentist ................................................... Roger W. Anderson, DDS Dermatologist (Tie) ................................ Dr. Janice Da Volio Dermatologist (Tie) ............................... Dr. Laurie Woll Dermatologist (Tie) ............................... UCLA Health Downtown Los Angeles Primary & Specialty Care Eyewear Store ...................................... Linden Optometry, A Prof. Corp. Health/Fitness Club .............................. Spin 360 Core Fitness Hearing Aid Company .......................... Costco Wholesale Hospital ................................................. Huntington Hospital Hospital Group ..................................... Kaiser Permanente Knee Center (Tie)................................... UCLA Health Downtown Los Angeles Primary & Specialty Care Knee Center (Tie) .................................. Risser Orthopaedic Group Lasik Center .......................................... Lasik Eye Center Massage ............................................... Massage Envy Medical Group ...................................... Optum Medical Spa (Tie) .................................. Radiance Medical Spa Medical Spa (Tie) .................................. Ajliss Medical Aesthetics Medical Supply Store (Tie) ................... Convalescent Aid Society Medical Supply Store (Tie) ................... Denson Sales Co Mobility Supply Store (scooters, wheelchairs, etc) ................. Convalescent Aid Society Nutritionist ............................................ Spin 360 Core Fitness Optometrist ........................................... Linden Optometry, A Prof. Corp. Oral Surgeon ......................................... Oral Surgery Whittier Orthodontist .......................................... Ray Orthodontics of Montebello Pediatric Dentist (NEW) ........................ Pediatric Dental Arts Pediatrician ........................................... Dr. Kristin B. Chapman, MD Personal Trainer .................................... Spin 360 Core Fitness Pharmacy .............................................. CVS Physical Therapy Center ...................... Village Fitness Pilates Studio ........................................ Pilates Plus SilverLake Plastic Surgeon .................................... Teleos Plastic Surgery Max R. Lehfeldt, MD, FACS Podiatrist ............................................... Podiatric Medicine & Surgery: Kenny Huang, DPM Primary Care Physician ........................ Luciano Christian Gomez, MD Senior Assisted Living Center............... Villa Gardens Senior In-Home Care ............................ Visiting Angels, Glendora Skin Care ............................................... Skin Physicians & Surgeons Urgent Care Facility (Tie)....................... Optum Urgent Care Facility (Tie) ...................... Urgent Care | Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center Weight Loss Center .............................. Spin 360 Core Fitness Yoga Studio .......................................... Hot Yoga

Art Gallery ............................................. Diana Berger Art Gallery Banquet Facility .................................... Via Verde Country Club Bingo ..................................................... LA FETRA CENTER - SAGE ROOM Boating Excursion (Tie) ........................ Catalina island Boating Excursion (Tie) ........................ Lake Mead Bowling Alley ........................................ Bowlero Casino (Tie) ........................................... Pechanga Casino Yaamava’ (Tie) .......................... Resort & Casino Cigar/Vapor Bar .................................... Vapor Devils - Vape and CBD Coffee Shop .......................................... Classic Coffee Comedy Club ........................................ The Ice House Country Club ......................................... Via Verde Country Club Craft/Microbrewery .............................. Old Stump Brewing Co. Escape Rooms (including virtual) (Tie) ........ Trapped! Escape Room Escape Rooms (including virtual) (Tie) ........ Escape Farmers’ Market ................................... Cal Poly Pomona Farm Store Friendly City or Downtown ................... City of Glendora / Glendora Village Golf Course ........................................... Via Verde Country Club Hotel (Tie) .............................................. Kellogg West Conference Center and Hotel Hotel (Tie) .............................................. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Ice Rink ................................................. Pasadena Ice Skating Center Kids Camp (Tie) .................................... Kidspace Children’s Museum Kids Camp (Tie) .................................... Tom Sawyer Camps Kids Entertainment (Tie) ....................... Sky Zone Cerritos Trampoline Park Kids Entertainment (Tie) ....................... Kidspace Children’s Museum Live/Performing Arts Theatre ............... The Pasadena Playhouse Movie Theater ....................................... AMC Theater Museum ................................................ Norton Simon Museum Night Spot / Live Entertainment .......... Clancy’s Sports Bar Outdoor Entertainment (Tie) ................. Los Angeles County Arboretum Outdoor Entertainment (Tie) ................. Rose Bowl Stadium Paint Night ............................................ Purple Easel Property Management (NEW) .............. Pacific Diversified Resort (Tie) ............................................ The Langham, Huntington Resort (Tie) ............................................ Yaamava’ Resort & Casino Retirement Community ........................ Hillcrest Retirement Community in La Verne, CA School District ...................................... Bonita Unified School District Sports Bar ............................................. Clancy’s Sports Bar Weekend Getaway ............................... Kellogg West Conference Center and Hotel Wine Tasting (Tie) ................................. Third Street Wine Shop Wine Tasting (Tie) ................................. San Antonio Winery Winery (Local) ....................................... San Antonio Winery Worship ................................................. ONE&ALL Church, San Dimas

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Active Adult Living Community (Tie) ........ Hillcrest Retirement Community in La Verne, CA Active Adult Living Community (Tie) ........ Oakmont of Chino Hills Airport ................................................... Ontario International Airport Amusement Park .................................. Disneyland Park Apartment Community ......................... Cal Poly Pomona University Village

American Cuisine ................................. Clearman’s North Woods Inn Argentinean Cuisine ............................. Malbec Argentinean Cuisine Bagel Shop (Tie) ................................... Goldstein’s Bagel Bakery Bagel Shop (Tie) ................................... Einstein Bros. Bagels Bakery ................................................... Porto’s Bakery and Cafe Barbecue .............................................. Canyon City Barbeque

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BEST WINNER FOOD & DRINK Brazilian Cuisine ................................... Rio Picanha Steakhou use Breakfast (Tie) ...................................... Flappy Jack’s Pancake e House Breakfast (Tie) ....................................... Village Eatery Brunch (Tie) ........................................... Luca Bella Fine Foodss Brunch (Tie) ........................................... Farmer Boys Bufffet ..................................................... Gollden Corrall Bufffet & Grill Burger (Chain) ....................................... In-N-Out Burger Burger (Local) ....................................... Grand Burger, Glendora Cajun/Creole ......................................... Stinkin Crawfish Chicken ................................................. Chick-fil-A Chinese Cuisine .................................... Panda Express Deli ........................................................ Capri Deli Dessert .................................................. Porto’s Bakery and Cafe Diner ...................................................... Farmer Boys Donut Shop ........................................... The Donut Man Family Restaurant ................................ Clearman’s North Woods Inn Fast Food .............................................. In-N-Out Burger Fine Dining ............................................ Clearman’s North Woods Inn French Cuisine (Tie) .............................. Perle Restaurant French Cuisine (Tie) .............................. Entre Nous French Bistro Frozen Yogurt/Ice Cream ..................... Yogurtland Gastro Pub ............................................ Innovation Brew Works Greek Cuisine ....................................... Georgie’s Mediterranean Cuisine Happy Hour ........................................... Marie Callender’s Restaurant & Bakery Hawaiian Cuisine .................................. Ono Hawaiian BBQ Health Food Cuisine ............................. Drinkurgreens Hot Dog ................................................. Dog Haus Indian Cuisine ....................................... Mint Leaf Indian Italian Cuisine ....................................... Spaghetti Eddie’s Cucina Italiana Japanese Cuisine ................................. ezze sushi Korean Cuisine ..................................... Baekjeong Margarita ............................................... Max’s Mexican Cuisine Martini ................................................... Clearman’s North Woods Inn Mediterranean Cuisine ......................... The Diplomat Junior Mexican Restaurant (Chain) ................. El Torito Mexican Restaurant (Local) ................. La Tolteca Middle Eastern Cuisine ........................ Waffa’s Kitchen New Restaurant (opened appx. 2 years or less) ... Domenico’s Ocean View Restaurant (Tie) ................ The Beachcomber Ocean View Restaurant (Tie) ................ Las Brisas, Laguna Beach Outdoor Dining ..................................... Farmer Boys Pizza ...................................................... Domenico’s Poke Restaurant ................................... Alohaus Poke Bar Portuguese Cuisine .............................. Portugal Imports Romantic Restaurant ........................... Clearman’s North Woods Inn Sandwich Shop .................................... Plaza Produce Seafood Restaurant ............................. Clearman’s North Woods Inn Spanish Cuisine .................................... Viva Madrid Steak House ......................................... Clearman’s North Woods Inn Sushi ..................................................... ezze sushi Thai Cuisine .......................................... Thai Derm Cuisine

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Vegetarian Vegan .................................. Drinkurgreens Vietnamese Cuisine .............................. Golden Deli

ORGANIZATIONS & SHOWS Chamber of Commerce ........................ Glendora Chambeer of Commer Morning Radio Show (Tie) .................... KIIS-FM, Radio Station Morning Radio Show (Tie) .................... KPCC Morning TV News ................................. KTLA 5 Non-Profit Organization ....................... Cal Poly Pomona Foundation Inc One Man Show ..................................... Kevin Hart TV Comedy ........................................... Saturday Night Live TV Drama Series ................................... Grey’s Anatomy Workplace ............................................. Mt. San Antonio College

EDUCATION Career College / Trade School ............. Mt. San Antonio College Career College: Nursing School .......... Mt. San Antonio College Catholic School .................................... St Lucy’s Priory High School Charter School ...................................... Compass Charter School College Extension Program ................. Mt. San Antonio College Community College .............................. Citrus College Cosmetology School ............................ Citrus College Dance Studio / School ......................... Pasadena Civic Ballet Center Four-Year College/University ............... Cal Poly Pomona Graduate/MBA School ......................... Azusa Pacific University Martial Arts ........................................... Red Dragon Karate Glendora Music School ........................................ Mt. San Antonio College Online School ....................................... Mt. San Antonio College Other Christian School (Non-Catholic) ........ Foothill Christian Schools Preschool .............................................. St. Edmunds Nursery School Private Elementary School ................... Clairbourn School Private High School .............................. St Lucy’s Priory High School Public Elementary School .................... Sellers Elementary School Public High School ............................... Glendora High School Tutoring ................................................. Mt. San Antonio College

NON-HOME GOODS & SERVICES Accounting Service .............................. Wescom Credit Union Automotive: Accessories & Parts ........ AutoZone Auto Parts Automotive: Body Shop (Tie) ............... Detroit Auto Body Automotive: Body Shop (Tie) ............... Caliber Collision Automotive: Motorcycle Repair & Service ....... Laidlaw’s Harley-Davidson Automotive: Repair & Service (Chain) ....... Pep Boys Automotive: Repair & Service (Local) ......... Michael’s Auto Repair Automotive: Tires & Rims ..................... Tucker Tire Co Automotive: Tow Company .................. Jan’s Towing Inc Beauty: Barber Shop (Tie) .................... Campus Kuts Beauty: Barber Shop (Tie) .................... Tropicana Golf Club & Barber shop Beauty: Hair Salon ................................ Anabelle’s Hair Design Beauty: Nail Salon ................................ Elegant Touch Nails Beauty: Threading / Eyebrows (Tie) ........ Naomika Threading

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BEST WINNERS NON-HOME GOODS & SERVICES Beauty: Threading / Eyebrows (Tie) ......... Jyoti Beauty Salon & Threading Bicycle Shop ......................................... Incycle Bicycles Book Store ............................................ Vroman’s Bookstore Bridal Shop (Tie) ................................... Saint Clark Bridal Suite Bridal Shop (Tie) ................................... David’s Bridal Camera Store ........................................ Samy’ss Camera Car Wash .............................................. Bonita Car Wash Cemetery .............................................. Forest Lawn Clothing: Children’s .............................. Carter’s - Curbside available Clothing: Formal Wear (Tie) ................. Noell Clothing: Formal Wear (Tie) ................. Always Bee Fancy Clothing: Men’s ..................................... Andrews Inc. Clothing: Shoe Store ............................ Nordstrom Clothing: Women’s ............................... Fiorina Computer Repair .................................. DLL Techs Day Care Center (Tie) ........................... Kids Klub Pasadena Child Developement Center & Preschool Day Care Center (Tie) ........................... Kiddie Academy Dealership: Motorcycle (Street Bikes) ........ Laidlaw’s Harley-Davidson Dealership: Motorcycle Off-Road - ATV/UTV ... Laidlaw’s Harley-Davidson Dealership: New Car ............................. Reynolds Buick GMC Dealership: New Truck ......................... Reynolds Buick GMC Dealership: RV’s (New or Used) ........... Giant RV - Montclair Dealership: Used Cars & Trucks (Tie) ........ CarMax Dealership: Used Cars & Trucks (Tie) ........ Reynolds Buick GMC Dealership: Used Cars & Trucks (Tie) ........ Colley Ford Dive Shop (Scuba) (Tie) ........................ Ocean Safari Scuba Dive Shop (Scuba) Divers (Tie) ............ West-PADI 5 Star IDCScuba Diving Center Dry Cleaner ........................................... BRYAN’S Cleaners & Laundry Escrow Company ................................. Authentic Escrow Event Ticket Agency ............................. Sharp Seating-Official Rose Parade Seating Co. Financial Planning Company ............... Wescom Credit Union Financial: Auto Loans ........................... Wescom Credit Union Financial: Bank (Chain) ......................... Wescom Credit Union Financial: Bank (Local) ......................... Wescom Credit Union Financial: Credit Union (Chain) ............ Wescom Credit Union Financial: Credit Union (Local) ............. Wescom Credit Union Financial: Home Loans ......................... Wescom Credit Union Financial: Refinancing Company ......... Wescom Credit Union Floral Shop ............................................ Glendora Florist Grocery/Food: Health/Organic ............ Sprouts Farmers Market Grocery/Food: Local or Chain ............. Trader Joe’s Grocery/Food: Specialty Store ............ Trader Joe’s Health/Nutrition Store .......................... Nutrishop Insurance Company ............................. Automobile Club of Southern California (AAA) Jewelry Store ........................................ Adamas Jewelers Leather Repair / Upholstery (Tie) ......... Lanzetti Custom Upholstery Leather Repair / Upholstery (Tie) ......... Rogelio’s Upholstery Legal Services (Tie) .............................. ZUBIATE BEAUCHAMP, LLP Legal Services (Tie) .............................. Hahn & Hahn Llp

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Limousine Service ................................ By Referral Only Limo Service Mailing & Packaging ............................. UPS Store Meal Delivery Service ........................... Doordash Mobile/Cell Phone Repair Shop .......... uBreakiFix Mobile/Cell Phone Retail Store ............ T-Mobile Mortuary/Funeral Home ....................... Cabot & Sons Funeral Directors Moving Company ................................. Pink Transfer, Inc. New Home Developer .......................... Crestwood Communities Novelty Store: Antiques/Collectibles.... Our Vintage Garage Novelty Store: Coin Shop (Tie) ............. Covina Coin & Jewelry Novelty Store: Coin Shop (Tie) ............. Gold Knox Jewelry & Coin Exchange Novelty Store: Gift/Boutique Shop ...... Periwinkle Novelty Store: Gold Store .................... Gold Knox Jewelry & Coin Exchange Novelty Store: Pawn Shop ................... Wimpey’s Pawn Shop Novelty Store: Thrift Store .................... New Unto Others Thrift Store Office Cleaning (Tie) ............................. Molina General Maintenance Service Office Cleaning (Tie) ............................. Able Services Pet - Dog Walker (Tie) .......................... Pasadena Pet Sitters Pet - Dog Walker (Tie) ........................... WiggleButt Walkers Pet Boarding ......................................... PetSmart Pet Boarding ......................................... American Pet Resort & Spa Pet Clinic/Veterinary ............................. VCA Alosta Animal Hospital Pet Groomer ......................................... PetSmart Pet Sitting (Tie) ..................................... Pet Service Solutions Pet Sitting (Tie) ..................................... American Pet Resort & Spa Pet Store ............................................... PetSmart Pet Trainer ............................................. Sit Means Sit San Gabriel Valley Real Estate Company ........................... The Mark and Al Team Century 21 Masters Recycling Center .................................. Allan Company Restoration Services (Water/Fire Damage) ... SERVPRO Retail Mall/Shopping Center ................ Westfield Retail Outlet Mall/Shopping Center ..... Citadel Outlets Ride-Share Service ............................... Lyft Security Company ................................ Post Alarm Systems Sporting Goods Store .......................... DICK’S Sporting Goods Storage Facility (Tie) ............................. Public Storage Storage Facility (Tie).............................. Clutter Storage. Surf Shop (Tie) ...................................... Huntington surf and sport Surf Shop (Tie) ...................................... Tillys Tattoo Shop/Parlor (Tie) ....................... Shogun Tattoo Tattoo Shop/Parlor (Tie) ....................... Inflictions Body Art Travel Agency ....................................... Automobile Club of Southern California (AAA) Vacuum & Sewing Machine Store ........ Pasadena Vacuum and Sewing Videography/Videographer (Tie) .......... Rebekah Wallace Photo & Video Videography/Videographer (Tie) .......... Walter Pawluk Productions-Wedding Videography Pasadena Website Developer ............................... DLL Studios Wig Store .............................................. Don’s Wigs Wine Store ............................................ Total Wine & More

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BEST REAL ESTATE COMPANY

THE MARK AND AL TEAM CENTURY 21 MASTERS 140 S Grand Ave, Suite F, Glendora, CA 91741 Call or Text: (626) 335-6000 info@markandal.com BRE#:01247521

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uying or selling a home can be a stressful and confusing process, so choosing the right real estate agent to represent you is one of the most important choices you will make. Seasoned and tested with more than 36 years of experience each, Mark Cofer and Al Jafarkani have the wisdom and training it takes to navigate the real estate market. Better known as “The Mark & Al Team”, they have built a small, powerful support unit of professionals and specialists equipped to handle any and every aspect of the transaction. They work as a team to provide their clients a considerable advantage over the competition, whether they’re buyers or sellers. The motto they live by is, “Tell the customer the truth, give them the absolute best service and maintain them for life as a customer.” That is the cornerstone of their team, and what they strive to provide to each and every client they work with.

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CLAIRBOURN SCHOOL 8400 Huntington Drive, San Gabriel, CA 626-286-3108 www.clairbourn.org Clairbourn School: Creating Scholars and Leaders with Heart

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lairbourn is a CAIS and WASC accredited independent school for Preschool through Grade 8 students, and it has been voted The Best Private School in San Gabriel Valley for four consecutive years. Clairbourn goes above and beyond to ensure students have the opportunities they need to be well-rounded and academically prepared for success in top private high schools. Students are taught to become strong thinkers, communicators, and caring human beings. Instruction is differentiated to bring out the best in each student. We have an expansive campus with ample classroom space to ensure a successful on-campus learning experience. We are committed to “Creating Scholars and Leaders with Heart,” and our graduates stand out because of this. INQUIRE TODAY! To learn more about how Clairbourn can provide an excellent education for your child, visit www.clairbourn.org or call 626-286-3108.

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BEST MBA/GRADUATE SCHOOL

AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY 901 E. Alosta Avenue, Azusa, CA 91702 (626) 969-3434 www.apu.edu

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or more than 100 years, Azusa Pacific has prepared students to impact the world for Christ. They graduate ready to make a difference in communities, classrooms, hospitals, businesses, churches, and beyond. APU offers a wide range of bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs to help students reach their education and career goals. With programs offered at the main campus in Azusa, seven regional locations, and online, students can find a program pathway that fits their needs. APU’s 10,000 students come from many cultures and backgrounds, reflecting the diversity of the university’s location in the heart of Southern California. It’s a community that strives to see each individual as a reflection of God’s image, love, and boundless creativity. Faculty get to know students as they prepare them to immediately apply learning in jobs, internships, leadership roles, research projects, service opportunities, and more. It’s one of the reasons APU ranks consistently among the nation’s top colleges and universities by U.S. News & World Report. Though the university has grown and continues to add new programs and opportunities for students, it remains anchored in its commitment to Christ-centered excellence in all areas – in academics, in service, and in the community. APU graduates are known for professional excellence, the highest ethical standards, and their desire to make a difference in the world. Learn more about Azusa Pacific and see stories of how APU alumni, students and faculty are continuing the university’s legacy of cultivating difference makers. apu.edu/stories

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REYNOLDS BUICK-GMC 345 N. Citrus St. West Covina 626-966-4461 www.reynolds1915.com

or over 100 years, Reynolds Buick GMC has been a family-owned and operated automotive dealership in Covina and West Covina. Over the course of a century it has stood the test of shifting economic climates and ever-growing technological advancements. One of the main factors of the dealerships continued success is their commitment to exemplary customer service. In 1915, after buying his first car and recognizing the instability of work in the produce industry, Irven “Pop” Reynolds was persuaded to become the Buick dealer for the Covina area. At the beginning of his career as a dealer, Pop’s office consisted meagerly of a desk and a phone. Nonetheless, from the outset, he was a firm believer in the value of customer service. When Pop sold an automobile, he would personally pick it up from The Howard Automotive Company and deliver it to his customer. This laid the foundation for quality customer service. In 1922, Pop, in compliance with Buick, opened a fully operational dealership on the southeast corner of Citrus and Badillo, in Covina. The facility was equipped with four mechanic stalls and Pop was able to hire his first mechanic, George Banks. Soon Pop hired sales personnel and began selling parts and used cars. When hard times hit during WWII, General Motors shifted its auto production to tanks and war trucks. Pop was able to keep Reynolds Buick afloat through the parts and service departments.

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In 1958, Pop sold Reynolds Buick GMC to his son Pete Reynolds. In 1959, Pete Reynolds decided to have the dealership sponsor legendary drag racer, Lennie “pop” Kennedy. Kennedy won several races driving a Buick, including the 1961 NHRA nationals. This was the beginning of a rich Buick racing history for the Reynolds Dealership. By May of 1964, due to increasing business, Pete Reynolds moved the dealership from the Citrus/Badillo location to its current location at 345 N. Citrus St., West Covina. In 1999 Pete sold the dealership to his son, Don Reynolds. Don continues to own and oversee its operations today. The employees of Reynolds Buick GMC in keeping with Irven “Pop” Reynolds’ original business model continue to focus on customer satisfaction. This has resulted in the creation of a very extensive customer base, which has trickled down generational lines. Today due to the dealership’s strong reputation of customer service, Reynolds Buick GMC has become a leader in GM regional sales. It remains dedicated to its loyal customers who come from our local communities, as well as distant communities throughout Southern California. We graciously thank our valued customers and employees, past and present, and all of those who continue to honor the Reynolds family legacy of integrity and quality of customer service. This legacy is the pinnacle of our prosperity today, and has come to dominate the operations of Reynolds Buick GMC The Reynolds Family and Staff.

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BEST FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY

LAW OFFICE OF CHRISTOPHER L. HOGLIN P.C. 2135 Huntington Dr, Suite 104 San Marino 626-309-9977 www.hoglinlaw.com

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ivorce is an unfortunate reality. Sometimes the relationships that we thought would last forever, don’t. Other times, you have to fight to protect your children. The aftermath can be emotional, tough, and in some instances...feel unjust. It’s often in those toughest moments, that things seem darkest. That’s where the Law Offices of Christopher L. Hoglin (#HoglinLaw) come in. Founded by Christopher L. Hoglin (Certified Family Law Specialist, State Bar of California) over a decade ago, his firm has helped over a thousand families throughout the San Gabriel Valley. Whether you are fighting for custody of your child, looking for a move-away order, or in need of a parenting plan assessment, Hoglin Law takes the time to walk each individual through what their options are and how they can help. Service is at the center of Christopher’s legal practice, affording his clients a positive experience not typically found when dealing with attorneys. Christopher genuinely believes that success is found within a client-centric approach. No two cases are the same, and one size doesn’t fit all. Hoglin Law believes that, “If our clients are taken care of, they will take care of us”. The results can be seen in the numerous personal referrals that the firm receives each week. Having grown up in the San Gabriel Valley, Christopher always knew he wanted to build his practice locally. Located in San Marino, Hoglin Law’s main office is centrally located in the SGV to best serve clients within the entire Valley and its neighboring cities. Family Law is never easy, but your legal experience doesn’t have to be a difficult one.

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BEST CASINO

YAAMAVA’ RESORT & CASINO AT SAN MANUEL 777 San Manuel Blvd, Highland, CA 92346 Open 24 hours (909) 864-5050

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hank you for naming Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel as Best Casino! We are excited that San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star News and Whittier Daily News readers continue to choose Yaamava’ as their destination for world-class gaming. With more than 6,500 slots, 120 table games and five high limit rooms on two expanded floors, Yaamava’ is now even bigger and better. Complete your visit with a stay at our brand new Yaamava’ Hotel. Unwind at Inland Empire’s newest destination for relaxation, Serrano Spa. Within the 17-floor luxury hotel are over 400 luxury rooms and suites, a decadent pool deck and private cabanas, plus new retail spaces and dining venues, including an all-new 24/7 café. The new Yaamava’ Resort & Casino is the perfect place to refresh and recharge. Newly opened in April 2022, a 2,800-seat Yaamava’ Theater will put guests up close and personal with iconic and classic acts. This venue—with state-of-the-art equipment, plush seats, luxury VIP boxes and more—is designed to provide an elevated entertainment experience. Plus, there’s more! From casual fare and Asian fusion to premium steak and high-quality seafood, the best-in-class dining venues at Yaamava’ has flavors to suit every palate. Awaken your sense of discovery and experience luxury like never before. See why Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel is continuously known as Southern California’s premier gaming and entertainment destination. Plan a day-visit or book an overnight hotel stay and experience the number 1 casino in Southern California! Visit yaamava.com to learn more.

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BEST WINDOW COMPANY BEST DOOR COMPANY BEST WINDOW COVERINGS

AMERICAN WINDOW COMPANY 803 N. Glendora Avenue Covina, CA 91724 (626) 967-4043 www.AmericanWindowCompany.com

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e would like to give our greatest gratitude to our loyal customers. With your ongoing support, we have managed to provide competitive pricing with quality products and installation. Thank you for trusting us and voting for us! Whether you’re looking to increase the value of your home or save on energy costs, American Window Company can help you accomplish both. Since 1999, we have steadily grown and expanded our product lines to include a wide selection of energy efficient windows, patio doors, custom shades, blinds and shutters, as well as interior and exterior doors. As the owners of American Window and local residents for over 50 years, we know the vital role that quality and integrity play in determining longevity and success of a small business. After 20 years, and numerous adaptations to the team, we have proudly formed the business to be a true family business, with Tony Piantanida and Shelly Piantanida now managing the daily operations of the showroom, office and warehouse.

As a family business, our commitment is not to upsell homeowners, but instead to educate and guide customers to the right solution that fits their needs and budget. Our daily goal is to give them more for their money, while still coming in less expensive than other contractors. Other dealers might try to sell standard or basic packages in order to cut costs. Although a basic glass package may suffice, it does not always meet the homeowners needs or energy efficiency standards. Whether you’re trying to eliminate the afternoon sun from blazing into your house, or reduce the sound of traffic or your neighbor’s barking dog, American Window is highly knowledgeable and well-trained to help find you the right glass package for your home. From the wide selection of manufacturers, window types, colors, grid patterns and glass packages, it can sometimes be overwhelming. Customers are encouraged to visit our large showroom to browse through our many displays and options with an experienced team before making their selection. Check us out on Angie’s List (Super Service Award), Google reviews, Facebook, Yelp, and our website to read many reviews – maybe there’s one from your neighbor!

BEST PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

SELLERS ELEMENTARY 500 N. Loraine Avenue Glendora,CA 91741 (626) 852-4574 www.sellersvikings.org

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ellers Elementary is committed to providing safe and challenging environment. We work together to develop skill-based foundations for a successful future. As a result, Sellers staff helps students strive for success and learn to be the best they can be. Sellers is more than a school; it is a community coming together to provide the best for every child. The PTA and families are second-to-none. They provide extra support for our students and staff through a variety of events including our garden program, great artists, and STEM lab programs to mention a few. The staff provides opportunities for student leadership and promotes kindness and community service, developing the whole child so each one will have a powerful future.

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BEST GASTRO PUB FAVORITE CRAFT MICROBREWERY FAVORITE HAPPY HOUR, PIZZA

INNOVATION BREW WORKS 3650 W. Temple Avenue Pomona, CA 91768 (909) 979-6197 www.ibrewworks.com Crafting an Education

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Innovation Brew Works is an award-winning educational brewpub, located just off the 57 freeway on Temple Avenue on the Cal Poly Pomona campus, open to the public.

Innovation Brew Works offers fresh, made-to-order pizzas, sandwiches, salads, and desserts created by our students. Our beers and food are made from ingredients grown on the Cal Poly Pomona campus. They are distributed and served at select fine restaurants throughout the San Gabriel Valley.

Our award-winning beers have garnered silver and gold medals in the San Diego International Beer Competition and the Los Angeles International Beer Competition, so come give them a try! Interested in a career in the brewing industry? Our Assistant Brewer Training Program taught by Eric Bassett, the Head Brewer and Cal Poly Pomona Collins College of Hospitality Management alumnus, are open to the general public. Graduates from our program are in high demand in local breweries. Visit https://www.cpp.edu/ceu/professional-development/brewery/ to find out more about our Assistant Brewer Training Program. To learn more about Innovation Brew Works please visit https://www.ibrewworks.com/ and follow our Instagram for the latest updates @ibrewworks.

Innovation Brew Works | www.iBrewWorks.com | 3650 W. Temple Ave. Pomona, CA 91768 | 909-979-6197

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BEST SENIOR ON-HOME CARE

VISITING ANGELS SENIOR HOMECARE 131 E. Foothill Boulevard Glendora, California 91741 (626) 852-3302 www.VisitingAngels.com/Glendora

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elebrating 20 years of service to the San Gabriel Valley, Visiting Angels Glendora is proud to provide quality senior home care to our local communities. Our compassionate and experienced caregivers give you access to personalized care in the comfort of your own home.

Offering joyful companionship, assistance with everyday tasks, and even end-of-life care, our excellent team of care professionals would love to provide your family with the loving support you need. Contact us today for a no cost assessment, and find out how our team of Angels can help your loved one stay comfortably at home.

VISITING ANGELS GLENDORA SAN GABRIEL VALLEY'S BEST SENIOR HOME CARE

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BEST TREE SERVICE

ACOSTA TREE SERVICE (562) 328-9819 Licensed and Fully Insured CA Lic. #1058201

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fter a great 10 years of service to the State of California which started in the tree maintenance division, Ruben decided to take his certifications, knowledge, and abilities to the next level. In 2019, Acosta Tree Service was established to provide exceptional service on every job regardless of size. Ruben’s passion is alive and evident in every Acosta Tree Service employee. We bring the importance of tree health, preservation and aesthetics to every customer and spend quality time during walkthroughs to educate and extend our in-depth knowledge. Acosta Tree Service is your complete tree care provider and will support the community of arborist to maintain and sustain our worlds most valued assets, Safe Trees! No Trees, No Life. Acosta Tree Service is a complete tree care provider and sustaining your investment is our number one priority. With the proper Tree Maintenance plan your trees will boast aesthetics, enhance safety around mature trees and preserve the life of your trees. We would love to help you with all your tree care needs. Our team takes pride in staying involved with our community giving program by donating to local charities, sponsoring local events and always being available to help our local business owners and neighbors having our equipment and tools ready for service. On behalf of the team at Acosta Tree Service, we thank you for voting us #1 Tree Service Company two years in a row! We look forward to providing world class service for years to come.

BEST PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL

GLENDORA HIGH SCHOOL

1600 E. Foothill Avenue Glendora, CA 91741 (626) 963-5731 GlendoraHigh.net hank you readers of the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star News, and Whittier Daily News for voting Glendora High School the BEST Public High School in the San Gabriel Valley. The educational program at GHS ensures a powerful future for every child, with an emphasis on standards-based instruction and the safety and well-being of every student. We are proud of our thriving school culture and the activities we provide to help students feel a sense of belonging as part of the Tartan Family.

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As Glendora High School continues its focus on gloriously fostering student achievement, we continue to promote college and career readiness, which includes an array of programs that helps every student meet their educational goals.

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BEST WEB DEVELOPER BEST COMPUTER REPAIR

DLL TECHS & DLL STUDIOS 440 E. Route 66, #107, Glendora, CA 91740 (626) 771-3268 www.dlltechs.com www.dllstudios.biz

DLL Techs 3% of organizations have experienced a security incident in the last 12 months and 35% state that BEC/email phishing attacks account for more than 50% of the incidents. DLL Techs is committed to sourcing the latest tech to provide layers of protection for our clients against these evolving threats.

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reating stunning, professional-looking websites is the ideal way to publish your products, services, and showcase your business information while gaining profits and new customers.

DLL Studios offers a variety of web solutions for your business’ internt growth. Our services include Web Design & Development, Search Engine Optimization, eCommerce, Digital Advertising, and much more. At DLL Studios, we focus on providing suitable products and quality service. We aim to help you achieve your online goals in the best way possible. Thank you for voting DLL Studios Best Web Developer in the San Gabriel Valley.

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BEST RESORT FAVORITE HOTEL FAVORITE WEEKEND GETAWAY

THE LANGHAM HUNTINGTON, PASADENA 1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106 (626) 568-3900 langhamhotels.com/pasadena

Spa, with massages, facials, and body treatments inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine, and work out in the newly-refreshed Fitness Center. The Langham is also dog-friendly, with a cozy signature doggie bed and bowls provided for in-room use as part of the hotel’s pet fee. From luxurious guestrooms to spacious suites and private cottages, as well as The Langham Club’s exclusive privileges for Club guests, there’s a perfect option for every traveler. For the latest information, offers, and events, visit langhamhotels.com/pasadena or the hotel’s official Instagram page @langhampasadena.

ummer has arrived at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, and with S it the long-awaited return of delicious dining experiences, outdoor activities, and staycation packages. From relaxing by the pool to exploring the neighborhood on two wheels, there’s plenty for everyone to enjoy! For fresh summer fare, the options abound. Revisit The Langham Afternoon Tea weekends in the airy Lobby Lounge, with a seasonal menu of sandwiches, sweets, and freshly-baked scones, or savor fresh, light cuisine at the poolside Hideaway Bar, with a menu of crisp summer selections perfect for enjoying outdoors on the patio and ideal for pairing with icy cocktails served in custom Langham pink glassware. The Tap Room’s bar bites and signature cocktails are the ultimate accompaniment to the sounds of live music on weekend evenings. And for a tasty sunset treat, guests can pick up a kit of chocolate bars, graham crackers and house-made marshmallows to enjoy s’mores by the fire pits. Hotel guests looking for fun in the sun can enjoy swimming, complimentary bicycle rentals, tennis, and our Langham Station kids activity zone, or book The Langham Huntington Film Tour with MyValleyPass to explore all the locations around the historic property where movies and television shows have taken place over the decades. Experience the serenity of Chuan

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BEST CARPET/FLOORING STORE

GLENDORA FLOOR STORE 2041 E. Gladstone Avenue, Unit D Glendora, CA 91740 (626) 335-1311 www.GlendoraFloorStore.com

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t is a great honor to again be named to the San Gabriel Valley’s Best List. We are so pleased to accept the award for the 8th year in a row! We have worked hard to achieve this award.

Glendora Floor Store has continued to evolve over the past couple of years. In 2020 we consolidated our locations to ensure we could continue to bring you the highest quality materials and installation standards. This allowed us to maintain competitive pricing while continuing to have a large selection of product lines. Winning the “Best of Award” is not based on location, the award is based on the quality and the products and services we provide. Choosing the correct flooring for your home is an important decision. We have the experience and knowledge to make sure your floor is beautiful and performs to your expectations. We are a familyowned business and have enjoyed being part of the Glendora community for over 50 years.

Our current address is 2041 E. Gladstone, Unit D, in Glendora. Please give us a call to set up your appointment. Best regards, Jerry Nicholas Glendora Floor Store Inc.

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BEST ROOTER COMPANY FAVORITE PLUMBING COMPANY

CENTURY ROOTER SERVICE AND PLUMBING 1609 S California Ave, Monrovia 800-782-4744 www.centuryrooter.com

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e are Century Rooter Service & Plumbing. Family owned and operated since 1994. We know Plumbing. 24-HOUR EMERGENCY SERVICE AVAILABLE. A stopped-up toilet, a leak that keeps on leaking, a clogged drain—these are problems that must be fixed quickly and correctly. For over 48 years Doug & the Century Rooter team has understood that our customers want fast and reliable service at a reasonable rate - and that’s just what we do. We understand that you want empathy and understanding when you call; you want to talk to a person who genuinely cares about you and your plumbing disaster. When you phone us, you’ll find a friendly person at the other end of the line who will get your information and then send a plumber to you as quickly as possible! Century Rooter is a trustworthy, honest plumbing company that will solve your problem quickly and charge you fairly. That’s our promise.

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BEST TOW COMPANY

JAN’S TOWING 1045 W. Kirkwall Road Azusa, CA 91702 626-914-1841 www.JansTowing.com

134 N. Valencia Glendora, CA 91741 626-914-1841 www.JansTowing.com

an’s Towing is proud to service the people of the San Gabriel Valley since 1979. Jan started in Glendora with one truck and himself as the sole employee. Four decades later the company has another location in Azusa operating with a large fleet of vans, trucks and big rigs. With a team of over 45 loyal, community minded employees there’s no stopping this momentum!

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Jan’s Towing just received its 30-Year-Award from AAA and stays ready to provide assistance with onsite battery installations, lockouts, tire changes and any other roadside needs. We are the exclusive police tow for several local cities and stays ready to provide assistance to all. Jan’s Towing is proud to be the official tow company for the Irwindale Speedway and Dragstrip. Our Saturday lien sales also provide opportunity to bid on vehicles at great auction prices. The company has specialized equipment to assist the community with multiple emergency response units, a sweeper, light towers, and generators. The team at Jan’s Towing is always ready to lend a helping hand for a local charity event or sponsor local sports teams. That community focus is what gives Jan’s Towing its large following of loyal commercial and residential customers. We never close, operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including holidays. In behalf of everyone at Jan’s Towing, we thank you for voting us “Best Tow Service Company” 5 years in a row!! We look forward to servicing the community for many more years to come.

BEST GENERAL ATTORNEY SERVICE FAVORITE LEGAL SERVICES FAVORITE LIVING TRUST ATTORNEY - CLOYD HAVENS, ESQ. FAVORITE FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY - DAVID GRIGOLLA, ESQ.

HAVENS MALCZYNSKI GRIGOLLA, LLP 333 W. Foothill Boulevard Glendora, CA 626-335-6884 www.GlendoraLaw.com

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MG Law is proud to have earned the votes of San Gabriel Valley readers in the categories of Best General Attorney Service, Favorite Legal Services, Favorite Living Trust Attorney and Favorite Family Law Attorney. We’ve earned the trust of many clients in the SGV over the years, and we’re so grateful to them for voting for us.

Personal Injury and Employment attorney Matthew Malczysnki’s prior experience as an insurance defense attorney gives him an advantage in knowing exactly how to handle our Personal Injury clients’ cases. He knows what the insurance companies’ game plans are, and how to best represent his clients for the best possible outcome. He works hard and smart for his clients, and helps them to get back to their best life possible. It’s an edge that few attorneys have. Family Law attorney David Grigolla has worked in his practice area for more than 12 years. His insight, compassion, and knowledge of the court system help his clients negotiate the process smoothly in tough situations. Living Trust attorney Cloyd Havens II enjoys working with his clients with their estate planning situations. Every family is different. His 24 years of experience, as well as his years as a small business owner, help him find the best solution for their tax, charity, probate, and estate planning needs. HMG attorneys collectively represent 46 years of legal expertise. We’re all born and raised in the SGV. Most of our clients are referrals from our happy clients, and we’re proud of that. Thanks again, SGV!

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BEST PAINT NIGHT

PURPLE EASEL 880 Rochester Ave. Suite B, Ontario 909-657-4554 www.PurpleEasel.com

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OTED BEST 2021 & 2022 PAINT NIGHT: Purple Easel is an evening out Art Experience in Ontario neighboring the Ontario Mills Mall. We are California’s largest full amenity Paint & Sip studio. Holding 1,500+ events a year and entertaining more than 36,000 customers annually, seven days a week. You bring the drinks, and we provide all the painting materials. Professional artists take you step by step to recreate the featured painting, no experience required. You will be amazed at what you will accomplish! Laughing with friends, sipping drinks, and creating art is what we’re about. Hosting public events, kid events, girls-night-out, birthday parties, date nights, private parties, corporate events, all-gradelevel school events, and even broadcast live painting events Online! Art can be challenging to jump into. What if there were a place that affirmed all artists and fanned the flame of creativity in everybody. A place where expertise is at your disposal but always cradled with a dash of optimism and a splash of encouragement. What a rewarding place that would be! Purple Easel is an event center that wants nothing more than to see lives enriched. In-person, your own venue, or professionally broadcast Online! See what we’re painting next at PurpleEasel.com. We’re a hands-on art studio never shy in having fun. The music is up, the instructors are witty, the staff are friendly, you bring the drinks, and everyone leaves with a piece of greater self-worth. We would love to share the Purple Easel Experience with you!

BEST COIN SHOP

COVINA COIN & COLLECTIBLES 204 S Citrus Avenue Covina, CA 91723 (626) 915-0033 www.covinacoin.com

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ovina Coin, family owned and operated, has been an industry leader in the Coin, Currency, and Collectib bles business for over forty years. We buy, sell, and appraise a wide variety of valuables and collectibles. Whether you’re a curious young collector, serious investor, or major coin wholesaler, we are committed to providing exemplary service and expertise. Covina Coin is a fullservice coin business, dealing in all facets of the numismatic industry, with a specialization in rare U.S. coins and gold/silver bullion. Our inventory is comprehensive, varied, and continually evolving: sports cards and memorabilia, foreign currency and coins, collector coins, US Mint releases, jewelry, manuscripts/autographs, and much more. New items are added every day. Did grandma leave you some jewelry you’d like appraised? Did you find your uncle’s jar of old coins and want to cash them in? Do you want to invest in precious metals but don’t know where to begin? Have you tried selling your collection on eBay and found the extra fees/shipping to be frustrating? Are you looking for a memorable gift for a birthday, graduation, or other special event? Whether you’re trying to sell that one rare coin or your entire collection, we’d love the opportunity to meet your needs. Located in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley, Covina Coin is honored to serve our community. Come in today and let us know how we can help. We look forward to meeting you! All good things, Tracy Lenhart

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BEST FINANCIAL ADVISOR/PLANNER

EVAN LOOMIS LOOMIS FINANCIAL CONSULTING 440 E Route 66, Glendora, CA 91741 (626) 755-0664 LoomisFinancial.com

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hank you for voting Loomis Financial Consulting as the BEST Financial Advisor/Planner in the San Gabriel Valley for the fourth year in a row.

We are honored to serve this community by providing financial well-being to families, physicians, and individuals preparing to retire by guiding them through the challenges and opportunities of life’s seasons. With so much uncertainty in the world right now, making important financial decisions like how to invest during a job change or the transition to retirement can feel overwhelming. It’s easy to get off track and miss opportunities while trying to navigate the twists and turns of everyday life. If you’re feeling stuck between choices or unsure of how to move forward towards a long-term goal, we can help. At Loomis Financial, our fiduciary approach to integrated financial planning and wealth management focuses on the whole person, bringing clear direction that leads to greater financial confidence and peace of mind. Through the planning process, we’ll chart a practical, engaging, and accountable path forward by discussing key observations in cash flow, making specific recommendations regarding investments, and aligning the interrelationships between your assets and personal values. Our scope is complex but the goal is simple, objective advice for the seasons of life.

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BEST TIRE & RIMS STORE

TUCKER TIRE COMPANY 818 W. Front Street Covina, CA (626) 332-1142 www.TuckerTireCompany.com

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ucker Tire was established in 1956 by Donald and Rosemary Tucker.

Tom Tucker started working for the family business when he was 16 years old, running deliveries in his now iconic 1957 Ford Ranchero before being drafted into the 1st Infantry Division. Jim Tucker started working at Tucker Tire Company when he was 18 years old. In 1988, Tom and Jim bought the company from their mother. “We are very proud of our family business,”say Tom and Jim. “Tucker Tire’s main focus is customer satisfaction, and our company philosophy is to create trust through honesty. The fact that our sales force has over 100 years combined experience speaks to the fact that we value our employees as much as we do our customers.” Tucker Tire is much more than just tires. We are so thankful for our dedicated customers who are like family to us.

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818 W. Front Street, Covina • (626) 332-1142 When You're Tuckered, You're Tired! Family owned and operated in the same location since 1956.

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BEST SENIOR ASSISTED LIVING CENTER FAVORITE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY

CLAREMONT MANOR AND VILLA GARDENS CLAREMONT AND PASADENA 800-233-3709 fpretirement.net

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hank you readers of the “San Gabriel Valley Tribune,” “Pasadena Star-News” and the “Whittier Daily News” for voting Claremont Manor in Claremont and Villa Gardens in Pasadena as co-“Favorite Retirement Community” and Villa Gardens as “Favorite Senior Assisted Living” and “Best Senior Assisted Living” in this year’s San Gabriel Valley’s Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Both Front Porch communities are known for outstanding service and excellent, quality care, exquisite full-service dining and an extensive menu of social opportunities designed so you can continue the lifestyle you enjoy in a friendly, protected community. These opportunities are sure to nourish your body, mind and spirit. What can be better than no cooking, no cleaning, no home maintenance and no yard work? Instead, you have the chance to enjoy life with little worries and pursue your goals and passions. It doesn’t get any better than that! Claremont Manor is an eclectic place with a style all its own. Architecture ranges from stately brick buildings to contemporary cottages. Villa Gardens pays tribute to Craftsman-style architecture with the convenience of apartment-style living just steps from the attractions of Pasadena. Both communities offer independent living, Truly Yours assisted living. Summer House memory care and skilled nursing care and rehabilitation. We look forward to you being part of the Claremont Manor or Villa Gardens families. Claremont Manor and Villa Gardens are open for private tours and are welcoming new residents. For more information, visit claremontmanor.org or villagardens.org.

BEST OPTOMETRIST BEST EYEWEAR STORE

LINDEN OPTOMETRY A P.C. 477 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena 626-796-1191 www.lindenvision.com

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VOTED BEST OPTOMETRISTS “Thank you for voting for us 8 times.” 477 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena 626-796-0500 • Call for Appointment

OPEN 6 DAYS

Most Vision Insurance and FSA Accepted

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ringing the entire family to Linden Optometry has been a Pasadena tradition since 1956! Alan Limfat, OD leads a staff of 10 Doctors of Optometry, speaking 8 languages, who are there to serve you 6 days a week.

They provide gentle and fun eye exams for children ages 1-year and up, a no-charge “Infantsee® comprehensive eye assessment” for infants ages 6 to 12 months, and comprehensive eye exams with glaucoma test for adults. With over 10,000 sunglasses and eyeglasses under one roof, you’re sure to find a pair that exceeds your expectations! They also stock over 20,000 contact lenses, in dozens of colors and brands, so you can wear your new contacts home today, in many cases. Most vision insurance is accepted, including EyeMed® and VSP®, and they offer free parking behind the building. They are currently open by appointment only, for your safety.

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Community is what it is all about. Each of our communities offer a unique place where you can be yourself, continue to enjoy what you love among friends and experience new adventures, all while securing your future. Call us today to schedule your tour!

UNIQUE communities designed to keep YOU connected.

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BEST PRIVATE HIGH SCHOOL BEST CATHOLIC SCHOOL

ST. LUCY’S PRIORY HIGH SCHOOL 655 W. Sierra Madre Avenue, Glendora, CA 91741 (626) 335-3322 www.stlucys.com

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t. Lucy’s Priory High School, voted BEST CATHOLIC AND PRIVATE HIGH SCHOOL IN ALL THE SAN GABRIEL VALLEY, is a Benedictine Catholic, all-girls, college preparatory institution located in the foothills of Glendora, California. Founded in 1962, and pillared by the Benedictine Hallmarks, St. Lucy's continues to instill these enduring teachings of work, worship, community, hospitality, stewardship, and peace. In its 60-year existence, St. Lucy’s has provided a rigorous academic curriculum within an ever-nurturing environment, producing educated and empowered young women who are leaders of our global society. As graduates, their beloved alumnae continue to live out these principles and make meaningful contributions to their communities, families, and the world at large. Along with their adage of Light, Truth, and Peace, St. Lucy’s is committed to ensuring the academic success of each young woman, while fostering their spiritual growth. St. Lucy’s believes in educating the whole child. Administration, Faculty, and Staff, along with the support of the Board of Directors, are dedicated to cultivating the psychological, spiritual, physical, and social development of each student. As an all-girls school with a diverse student population, St. Lucy’s enjoys a unique opportunity to foster self-confidence, respect for others and selves, and the everlasting bond of sisterhood that spans generations. Every aspect of Regent life is designed and curated for their elevation and enrichment, so that one day they are prepared to face the world’s greatest challenges and lead with courage, competency, and grace. A student’s high school experience is the doorway to a lifetime of opportunity and self-discovery. Please call the Admissions Office at (626) 253-9388, or visit the campus at 655 W. Sierra Madre Ave., Glendora, CA, to begin your journey to becoming a Regent for Life! St. Lucy’s currently has rolling admissions and there is still time to join the Regent family!

BEST POOL & SPA SERVICES BEST POOL & SPA STORE Celebrating C l b i Our O 67th Year!

Complete Line of Pool & Spa Supplies and Parts Toy Prices are Lower than Ever!

JOHNNY’S POOL & SPA SERVICE 404 N. Barranca Avenue Covina, CA 91723 (626) 966-8684 JohnnysPoolCovina.com

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ohnny’s Pool & Spa service was established in 1955 by its original owner “Johnny”. In 1981, Al Fluhrer left the corporate world and bought Johnny’s Pool, which is now celebrating its 67th year serving the San Gabriel Valley. We are known as The Pool Store with everything. Our Motto is “if you don’t have it, you can’t sell it”.

We also offer pool maintenance, all pool and spa repairs, leak detection, custom spa covers, toys and so much more. Being family-owned, we do all our own repairs and service what we sell. We couldn’t have our success without Team Johnny’s – our employees – who make customer service happen and make our customers our priority.

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404 N. Barranca Ave. Covina, CA 91723 (626) 966-8684 www.johnnyspool.com

We welcome the opportunity to show you why we are the #1 company of choice when it comes to swimming pool and spa service, repairs & accessories. Call for pricing and estimates! Lic. 448650

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We are open 7 days a week for all your needs: Monday - Friday: 9am to 6pm Saturday: 9am to 5pm Sunday: 10am to 2pm From All of us at Johnny’s, Thank You for making our year that much more special. We are thankful for this honor and your votes, and wish everyone a happy and fun filled summer.

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BEST CANNABIS STORE

ESSENCE CANNABIS DISPENSARY PASADENA 908 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106 (626) 600-6612

Here’s to you, Pasadena! Thank you for voting Essence Pasadena the #1 dispensary in the San Gabriel Valley!

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upport from our community and the satisfaction of our guests mean everything to us, and we couldn’t be more grateful for this recognition.

About our dispensary Essence Pasadena is your local, upscale cannabis dispensary. We designed our store to be as welcoming as possible for all guests, and it’s our goal to make premium-quality cannabis both accessible and affordable. With an extensive array of top brands and products (including flower, vapes, edibles, concentrates, topicals and more), our thoughtfully curated selection caters to every experience level. Whether you’re a first-time shopper or a true cannabis connoisseur interested in discovering something new, you’ll find something to love at Essence. Get to know our people At Essence, our passion for creating an elevated cannabis experience inspires everything we do—from hand-selecting the newest and finest products on the market to building personal relationships with each one of our guests. When you visit Essence Pasadena, you’ll receive one-on-one attention from our dedicated team members. Highly knowledgeable and super friendly, our people are here to give you individualized service. Looking for a customized product recommendation to suit your needs? Have general cannabis questions? We’ve got you covered! We consider every person who walks through our door to be a part of our community, and we want to provide you with all the knowledge you’ll need to make the most of your cannabis journey.

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540 S Glenwood Avenue Glendora, CA 626-857-1070 www.dowdroofing.com

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owd Roofing Co. is a proud member of Western States Roofing Contractors Association, and with over 41 years of experience, you can rely on us!

We offer superior quality, and with great low prices and exceptional service, you can afford to protect your family from dangerous weather with a roof that you can depend on. With Dowd Roofing Co., you get professional roof installation for your home or business, providing you the opportunity to give your home a new look while enhancing its value. If you’re suffering from a roof that isn’t as dependable as it used to be, our skilled and trained team can help relieve your stress and repair your roof problems... Whether they’re big or small, we have the knowledge to fix any issue quickly, the first time. With excellent customer service and guaranteed work, there’s nowhere else to turn. Dowd Roofing Co. is here to meet your residential or commercial roofing needs at a price you can afford. With FREE estimates, senior citizen discounts and competative pricing, you don’t have to break the bank or your budget in order to receive quality roofing service.

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HERE’S TO YOU, PASADENA! Thank you for voting Essence Pasadena the #1 dispensary in the San Gabriel Valley!

We’re so thankful for this recognition that we’d like to share the love.

25% OFF THE ENTIRE STORE (cannabis items only) Offer good 7/1/22 - 7/3/22. Cannot be combined with any other discounts/promotions. One-time use only.

908 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106

Keep out of reach of children. For use only by adults 21 years of age and older. License Information: C-10-0000787-LIC Integral Associates Dena, LLC

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BEST MORTGAGE BROKER FAVORITE FINANCIAL - HOME LOANS

JANNA HIRTH-PRIME LENDING 626-533-8081 jhirth@primelending.com lo.primelending.com/jhirth

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anna has been a home loan professional for over 20 years. She is currently a Loan Officer with the PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company branch located in beautiful downtown Glendora. She is proud to have been named the San Gabriel Valley’s Best Mortgage Lender for eight years running! Janna has a passion for her community and is actively involved in Glendora and the surrounding communities and is a board member of the Business Improvement District Board for the Downtown Village of Glendora. Connecting with her community and helping it grow and thrive are directly linked to her passion for helping local families become homeowners and strengthening their own community roots. “I love my job and being able to help potential or existing homeowners as they walk their individual paths towards the dream of homeownership. I am not here for just one transaction, but for the rest of your life,” Hirth explained.

Janna works diligently by providing a wide array of residential mortgage loan products to her clients; from fixed and adjustable rate mortgages, FHA and VA loans, Jumbo and Renovation loans as well as refinancing options and relocation programs. With PrimeLending’s comprehensive suite of over 400 loan options, Janna is equipped to deliver lending solutions for almost any situation. Janna is committed to helping her borrowers achieve their goals through a simple and streamlined mortgage process. Janna and the PrimeLending team take it a step further by empowering clients with knowledge from a wide variety of resources, ensuring you are always fully educated before making your final lending decisions. Hirth explains, “There is never going to be a ‘one-sizefits-all loan’. It is my job to assist you in discovering the loan option that fits your individual needs.” With PrimeLending’s national strength and Janna’s local expertise, you can feel secure that she will make the home loan process simple, clear and timely.

DR. JEFF WILLIAMS, D.C. THANK YOU FOR VOTING US BEST SINCE 2019! GLENDORA CHIROPRACTIC CENTER 2220 EAST ROUTE 66 SUITE 225 GLENDORA, CA 91740

PHONE (626) 914-5881 FAX (626) 914-0169 GLENDORACHIROPRACTIC.COM

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BEST CHIROPRACTIC

GLENDORA CHIROPRACTIC CENTER DR. JEFF WILLIAMS, D.C. 2220 E. Route 66, Suite 225 Glendora, CA (626) 914-5881 glendorachiropractic.com

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he pursuit of optimum health and wellness are the primary goals of Dr. Jeff Williams’ treatment approach. The techniques he utilizes include: manual manipulation, activator, cox flexion distraction, decompressive disc therapy treatment, low force mobilization and soft tissue mobilization. Dr. Jeff Williams, D.C. received his Doctor of Chiropractic from Southern California University of Health Sciences in 2009. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of La Verne. On behalf of Glendora Chiropractic Center, THANK YOU for voting us #1!

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CURIOUS ABOUT NAVIGATING THE UNPREDICTABLE HOME BUYING MARKET?

As your local home financing professional with more than 20 years of experience in the industry, I'm here to assist with all your home finance needs and welcome the opportunity to help you through a mortgage process that's simple and hassle-free, no matter the circumstances. Thank you so much San Gabriel Valley for your continued trust in me! Janna Hirth Senior Loan Originator NMLS: 292596 Direct: 626.533.8081 jhirth@primelending.com lo.primelending.com/jhirth

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180 N Glendora Ave | Glendora, CA 91741

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BEST AMERICAN CUISINE, FAMILY RESTAURANT, FINE DINING, MARTINI, ROMANTIC RESTAURANT, SEAFOOD RESTAURANT AND STEAKHOUSE

CLEARMAN’S NORTH WOODS INN

FAVORITE FAMILY RESTAURANT, OUTDOOR DINING, LOCAL BURGER, HAPPY HOUR AND SPORTS BAR

CLEARMAN’S GALLEY

FAVORITE FAMILY RESTAURANT, DESSERT, FINE DINING, ROMANTIC RESTAURANT, SEAFOOD RESTAURANT AND STEAKHOUSE

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learman’s North Woods Inns San Gabriel, La Mirada, and Covina were voted Best American Cuisine, Family Restaurant, Fine Dining, Martini, Romantic Restaurant, Seafood Restaurant and Steakhouse in all the San Gabriel Valley by voters in the 2022 San Gabriel Valley Reader’s Choice Awards.

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The landmark log-cabin restaurants with “snow” on their roofs is known to generations of guests for serving top cuts of beef, the freshest seafood, enormous salads and signature cheese bread. Clearman’s Galley was voted Favorite Family Restaurant, Outdoor Dining, Local Burger, Happy Hour and Sports Bar. Also known as The Boat, families love to catch all the sports on the huge HDTV “The Admiral” and more than 25 other screens indoors and on the patio while enjoying its extensive selection of beers, burgers, fried chicken, hot wings and more. Clearman’s Steak ‘N Stein Inn was voted Favorite Family Restaurant, Dessert, Fine Dining, Romantic Restaurant, Seafood Restaurant, and Steakhouse for offering its longtime exemplary service and classic menu of superb steaks, prime rib, succulent seafood and much more in a beautiful setting. “We are so grateful that longtime and new guests voted for us in these categories,” said Jonathan Brennan, Clearman’s Vice President of Operations. “It makes us so proud to be their destinations to celebrate life’s big moments – graduations, birthdays, anniversaries, and more!” Clearman’s North Woods Inns are located at 7247 Rosemead Blvd., San Gabriel, CA 91775, (626) 286-3579; 540 N. Azusa Ave., Covina, CA 91722, (626) 331-7444; 14305 Firestone Blvd., La Mirada, CA 90638, (714) 739-0331. Clearman’s Galley is located at 7215 N. Rosemead Blvd., San Gabriel, CA 91775, (626) 286-3075. Clearman’s Steak ‘N Stein is located at 9545 E. Whittier Blvd., Pico Rivera, CA 90660, (562) 699-4716. For more information, visit www.clearmansrestaurants.com.

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BEST PHOTOGRAPHER BEST VIDEOGRAPY/VIDEOGRAPHER

REBEKAH WALLACE PHOTO & VIDEO Glendora, CA 91740 Studio: 290 N. Benson Ave. Upland, CA 91786 www.rwallacephotography.com

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hank you for voting Rebekah Wallace Photo & Video for best photographer in SGV! Providing business and families with quality photography and videography services is the foundation of my business. I am beyond grateful for the clients that I have today and for the recommendations that I receive throughout the year. I take pride in providing not only high-quality photos and videos, but also giving my clients each a unique experience when it comes to location, details, and bringing meaning to their photos—whatever occasion they may be for. Whether it’s a large event, intimate gathering, or something more personal I am always happy to provide excellent services and a lasting relationship with my clients.

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We strive daily to keep being the best, keep being your favorite place to go for quality cuisine, friendly service, and a fun environment. THANK YOU! • American Cuisine • Family Restaurant • Fine Dining • Martini • Romantic Restaurant • Seafood Restaurant • Steakhouse

NORTH WOODS INN SAN GABRIEL COVINA LA MIRADA

• Family Restaurant • Dessert • Fine Dining • Romantic Restaurant • Seafood Restaurant • Steakhouse

STEAK ‘N STEIN INN PICO RIVERA

• Family Restaurant • Outdoor Dining • Local Burger • Happy Hour • Sports Bar

THE GALLEY SAN GABRIEL

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BEST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL FAVORITE PRIVATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FAVORITE PRESCHOOL, DAYCARE CENTER, AND KIDS CAMP

FOOTHILL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 242 Baseline Road Glendora, CA 91740 (626) 914-1849 www.FoothillChristian.org

ith a rich history of 58 years, we look back with gratitude on the significant benchmarks that have marked the journey of our school and preschool, most recently being continued learning in the midst of a pandemic! We would like to express thanks to the SGV Tribune readers for voting us “Best in the San Gabriel Valley” for ten straight years. Our entire school, preschool, and faculty share a common commitment to provide the very best environment possible for every child to learn, explore, and grow. Whether it’s the youngest learner in our preschool or our graduating eighth grader, we honestly believe “From here our students can go anywhere!”

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It’s a simple but profound principle: When we invest in the lives of our children, we are investing in their future and ours. Our children — each uniquely gifted by God — deserve the absolute best. Thank you for noticing and taking the time to cast your vote. We are humbly honored!

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BEST BARBEQUE

CANYON CITY BBQ 347 N. San Gabriel Avenue Azusa, CA 91702 (626) 815-4227 www.CanyonCityBBQ.com

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hank you to our loyal and amazing customers for voting us Best BBQ once again. Thank you for your unwavering support. We are a small family-owned restaurant and could not have survived these challenging times without you. We have been serving slow smoked BBQ to the SGV since 2003 and our menu has a number of options for everyone. Including slow smoked meats like brisket, pork, ribs, and chicken, cheesy quesadillas, loaded spuds, salads, delicious burgers and sandwiches that all pair well with our house-made sides. We also have tasty mac and cheese and specialty fries like Piggy and Rodeo Fries. Our menu items are complemented by local draft beers to quench your thirst. Please stop on by, we would love to serve you!

IN THE SAN GABRIEL VALLEY 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

canyoncitybbq.com 347 N SAN GABRIEL AVE, AZUSA, CALIFORNIA, 91702 | 626-815-4227

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FOOTHILL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

PRESCHOOL - EIGHTH GRADE 242 West Baseline Road, Glendora CA 91740 | 626.914.1849 www.foothillchristian.org

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BEST ACCIDENT ATTORNEY FAVORITE PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY

BELGUM, FRY & VAN ALLEN LLP 1905 E. Route 66, Suite 102 Glendora, California 91740 (626) 914-9806 www.BelgumLaw.com

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on’t overlook the person in personal injury attorney. This person should be someone you can confide in, communicate with, receive advice from and, most importantly, trust. At Belgum, Fry & Van Allen, the most experienced and successful attorneys in Southern California live up to this standard. Stephen L. Belgum started the firm as a solo practitioner over twenty years ago and has operated continuously out of our Glendora office ever since. Stephen committed himself to utilizing his education and experience to bring justice to those aggrieved in cases involving personal injury, wrongful death, nursing home abuse, and medical malpractice. The practice has grown considerably since he started the firm, adding additional staff, attorneys, and new partners, but our focus on client satisfaction remains paramount. Stephen, along with Garrett Fry, Brian Van Allen, and the rest of our team have a proven track record of prevailing against defendants and their insurance carriers. Clients can expect to have an experienced attorney assigned to their case who will not rest until justice prevails. We take our cases on a contingency fee basis, which means that we will not accept payment until your case comes a successful resolution. Call today for a free consultation!

PERSONAL INJURY • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE • ELDER NEGLECT OR ABUSE

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BEST BURGER (CHAIN) BEST FAST FOOD

IN-N-OUT BURGER www.In-N-O Out.ccom

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BEST AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR & SERVICE (LOCAL)

MICHAEL’S AUTO REPAIR 611 E Route 66 Glendora, CA 91741 (626) 335-1830 www.MichaelsAutoRepairs.com

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hank you to all of you who took the time and submitted your vote to the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, once again choosing Michael’s Auto Repair as the best Auto Repair. We value the honor and appreciate your support. We are family owned, and have been serving the entire San Gabriel Valley since 1985. Over the years, we have been blessed to have many amazing clients, providing superior service and satisfaction for them in their vehicles. This could not be done without our certified employees, highly skilled and trained in the latest technology. We work hard to provide you professional and honest vehicle maintenance, repair and complete car service, at competitive pricing. We are proud to do business and raise our family in the foothill communities.

FAMILY OWNED SERVING OUR COMMUNITY FOR OVER 37 YEARS MichaelsAutoRepair12@gmail.com

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BEST MATTRESS STORE

BEDTIME MATTRESS & MORE 523 W. Arrow Highway San Dimas, CA (909) 971-9801 www.bedtimemattressandmore.com

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ave you ever dreamed of a better night’s sleep? Is your wornout old mattress causing you to toss and turn all night? At Bedtime Mattress & More, we understand how important it is for you to sleep well and to feel well rested, and we are here to help you find your ideal mattress for a better night’s sleep. With the most advanced pressure mapping system available in our store, combined with a rest test mattress containing 1000 pressure sensors, we can identify your pressure points and key areas of concern across your body within seconds of lying down, and provide you with a customized comfort level and support recommendation for you and your significant other based on your unique body type and sleep position. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff of mattress experts will help you understand the new mattress technologies, and how these advancements and features will benefit you. It is our goal to provide you with helpful information and the support you need to find the best mattress for you, and we pride ourselves on offering the highest level of customer service and personal attention from the moment you arrive. We offer something for everyone with our vast selection of mattress styles available in traditional innerspring, gel memory foam, advanced pocketed coils, hybrid models and luxury mattresses. From the best brands like Tempur-Pedic, Sealy, Serta, iComfort, Arctic, Simmons, Beautyrest and Southerland, along with a variety of

adjustable bases in all sizes, which allow you to custom position your mattress and elevate your head and feet to further enhance your personal comfort. We also carry bed frames, headboards, bedroom furniture and bedding accessories to complete your experience. Why waste any more sleep on an uncomfortable old mattress? We have everything you need to improve your quality of sleep, and to help you enjoy a healthier, more restorative night’s rest. We are an accredited A+ rated member of the Better Business Bureau and we proudly enjoy an exceptional 5-star rating on Google and Yelp, where you can read our customers reviews and discover how we value our customers satisfaction. We have proudly served the east San Gabriel Valley and Inland Empire west for more than 18 years, and we look forward to serving you in your area as well. For more information, please visit our website, or call us today for your free, no obligation pressure mapping rest test. You are going to love the way you sleep; we guarantee it. Come in today & sleep better tonight!

BEST SCHOOL DISTRICT

BONITA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT 115 W. Allen Avenue San Dimas, CA 91773 (909) 971-8200 do.bonita.k12.ca.us

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onita Unified School District is honored to be voted the Best School District in the San Gabriel Valley, recognizing our efforts to be a place where everyone can learn, grow and thrive as they develop the skills and knowledge for lifelong success. Guided by our core values of equity, mastery and a focus on results, Bonita Unified empowers every student to achieve their full potential through an array of learning opportunities – from our top-tier academics to our award-winning athletics, arts and activities. Our universal transitional kindergarten program jumpstarts learning with developmentally appropriate, differentiated instruction in highly engaging environments, and our exemplary research-based reading program ensures grade-level reading by third grade. Bonita Unified’s academic support services – including 24/7 tutoring for grades 3 to 12, robust summer school programs and intervention instruction at all educational levels – ensure every student has the resources to succeed. We offer visual and performing arts instruction that begins in elementary school, inspiring students to explore their creativity in band, choir, dance, drama, graphic design, studio art and more. Our athletics programs build skills in discipline, collaboration and resilience – all vital for academic and professional success. Bonita Unified student-athletes have gone on to earn numerous league, CIF, state and national championships, receive college scholarships and play at the professional level. Through our college-prep and career technical education programs, which includes an array of Advanced Placement courses and CTE pathways, Bonita Unified students gain the opportunity to earn college credit and develop relevant professional experience to jumpstart their careers. These efforts are supported by a highly qualified, passionate team of teachers and staff, who commit themselves to helping every Bonita Unified student live their purpose. To enroll in our award-winning school district, visit do.bonita.k12.ca.us.

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Students can explore their interests, hone their talents and forge their path to success through our rigorous academic curriculum, arts, athletics and enrichment activities. If you work within District boundaries, you can enroll your children in BUSD under the Allen Bill!

Enroll today in our awardwinning school district! Visit do.bonita.k12.ca.us or scan the QR code to learn more.

DISTRICT HIGHLIGHTS: Ranked in the top 10% of unified school districts statewide Ranked #1 in reading comprehension by the California Reading Coalition Universal transitional kindergarten program open to all four-year-olds 21 career technical education pathways Inland Empire Top Workplace for 2019-2021 California Distinguished Schools

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BEST NEW HOME DEVELOPER

CRESTWOOD COMMUNITIES 510 W. Citrus Edge St. Glendora, CA 91741 (626) 914-1943 www.CrestWoodCommunities.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CrestwoodCommunities Instagram: @CrestWood_Communities

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AMILY TRADITIONS BECOME OUR LEGACY The Kent family began its strong, time-tested tradition of homebuilding excellence over 70 years ago! Gregg Kent, a Chicago builder and developer, came to Los Angeles in the 1940s to become a building inspector for the City of Los Angeles. In 1947, he and his wife, Peggy, formed the Gregg P. Kent Corporation, which made its name building homes in the San Gabriel Valley and surrounding areas. Brother and sister, Mike Kent and Kitty Kent Garvey, along with their spouses, Diane and Mike, founded CrestWood Communities in 1978, and for over 40 years CrestWood Communities built its name on the unshakeable family tradition of building excellence. The third generation of Kent’s and Garvey’s excitedly joined the CrestWood Communities founders beginning in 1985. Terry Kent, Daniel and Patrick Garvey were immersed in the family traditions early in life. And now the fourth generation, Chelsie Kent, is joining the family journey of tradition and sincerity to ensure the legacy that began seven decades ago will be a lasting one. CrestWood Communities is proudly building new home communities throughout Southern California. To find your new home visit us at www.CrestWoodCommunities.com

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BEST FRIENDLY CITY BEST DOWNTOWN

CITY OF GLENDORA 116 E. Foothill Boulevard Glendora, CA (626) 914-8292 www.CityofGlendora.org www.GlendoraVillage.com

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he City of Glendora and the Downtown Glendora Village are honored to have been voted Best Friendly City and Best Downtown in the San Gabriel Valley for eleven straight years (2012 – 2022)! Picturesquely located at the base of the Foothills, this recognition is

a testament to all that the City has to offer as well as the strong sense of community and the friendly atmosphere exemplified from its friendly residents and businesses. The City would like to thank everyone that voted Glendora as the Best Friendly City and Downtown! We will continue to provide our residents and visitors with a diverse variety of shops, restaurants, and businesses, plenty of parks and recreation opportunities, an informative, busy library, and active teen and senior centers. Downtown, the Glendora Village is known as a gathering destination. Whether it’s just a typical day or one of several annual events, such as the Wine Walk, Halloween Walk or Holiday Stroll, it’s quite common to see the sidewalks buzzing with happy chatter and smiling faces. The Glendora Village is a friendly venue accentuated with its historic buildings and signature gum-drop trees offering numerous retail stores, a variety of restaurants, salons, spas and a wide choice of personal and professional services. We hope you have had an opportunity to dine at one of the several permanent parklets that were added to the Glendora Village and if not, we encourage you to do so - and perhaps some shopping as well! For over 100 years, the City of Glendora has exemplified a strong sense of community and a friendly atmosphere. Visit our websites www.CityofGlendora.org and www.GlendoraVillage.com to discover the many activities, events, dining and shopping opportunities available. We look forward to seeing you in the City of Glendora, the “Pride of the Foothills.”

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AMERICAN CAREER COLLEGE-ANAHEIM 1200 N Magnolia Ave., Anaheim, CA 92801 To learn more, go to AmericanCareerCollege.edu or call 877-880-7014 Programs vary by length and campus. ACC provides career guidance and assistance but cannot guarantee employment. Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, the College has moved some of the on-ground courses into a distance education modality. However, as soon as the COVID-19 circumstances change, students will be expected to return on campus to complete their program onsite in the regular learning modality as approved by ABHES and outlined in the college catalog.

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BEST DUI ATTORNEY

1-800-NoCuffs

16255 Ventura Blvd., Suite 200, Encino, CA 91436 1-800-NoCuffs | 1-800-662-8337 www.NoCuffs.com

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e’re committed to finding the best possible resolution to your legal problem, whether you’re charged with DUI or any other offense. Be it a misdemeanor or a felony, our team of former prosecutors, former state and federal law enforcement agents, investigators, and forensic experts have the experience to help you successfully navigate the criminal justice system.

BEST CHARTER SCHOOL FAVORITE ONLINE SCHOOL COMPASS CHARTER SCHOOLS 850 Hampshire Rd, Suite P Thousand Oaks, CA 91361 (818) 824-6233 www.compasscharters.org

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ompass Charter Schools is one of California’s leading TK—12 grade WASCaccredited virtual public charter schools. Compass was designed for families seeking a safe, virtual environment with a solid academic foundation. Scholars have access to a robust personalized learning program, which is supported by an amazing counseling team, and enhanced by a terrific engagement team. Compass’ online program offers engaging curriculum, online learning labs, and Q and A sessions. Compass’ options program offers numerous curricular options, virtual workshops. Both programs offer peer mentoring, tutoring, an active AVID program, and more! Learn more today at compasscharters.org.

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 Tuition Free  Grades TK-12  Online Programs  WASC Accredited  Highly Qualified Teachers

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BEST COMEDY CLUB

THE ICE HOUSE 24 N. Mentor Ave Pasadena, CA 91106 (626) 577-3058 www.theicehouse.com

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oCal’s iconic Comedy Club is coming back! That’s right, the Legendary Ice House in Pasadena will be opening very soon and we plan to celebrate. The Ice House Pasadena has been running for 61 years and counting! In fact it’s one of the oldest comedy clubs in the country. Over the years the Ice House has become a favorite place for up and coming comics to try out their material. Notable comics that have performed at the club include: George Carlin, Robin Williams, David Letterman, Jim Carrey, Jay Leno, Howie Mandel, Jerry Seinfeld, Billy Crystal, Steve Martin, Ellen DeGeneres, Jo Koy, DL Hughely, George Lopez, Ken Jeong and Joe Rogan amongst so many others. The Ice House has become a venue that people from all across the country want to both perform in and visit. The Ice House is indeed LEGENDARY! Maintaining LEGENDARY status requires the ability to change with the times. Here at the Ice House change is good. In fact, it’s going to be LEGENDARY. The club has undergone massive renovations both inside and out which will transform the Ice House into not only a state-of-the-art comedy club but a unique multi-functional event venue that will feature two showrooms, an exclusive VIP lounge, two bars (indoor and outdoor) featuring high end signature cocktails prepared by our in-house mixologist and a new kitchen. While comedy will remain the mainstay the club will also feature a variety of live music, DJ’s and more! All under one roof. Be sure to check our website for all the updates on our re-opening. www.theicehouse.com

Thank You San Gabriel Valley Readers! We look forward to seeing you soon!

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BEST INSURANCE AGENT FAVORITE INSURANCE COMPANY

KIRK WARNER INSURANCE AGENCY 137 N. Glendora Avenue Glendora, CA 91741 (626) 963-3244 KirkWarner.com

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hank you to all of you who took the time and submitted our agency name to the San Gabriel Valley Tribune – We value the honor and appreciate your support. We have been serving the San Gabriel Valley since 1986. We started as a family business and remain so today – two generations and we should be able to add a third soon. Our goal is to make sure that our clients have the best health coverage possible, at the best rate that we can find. And the good news is, there is no cost to you for our services. We listen to you and try to find the best plan that fits your needs.

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At the end of the day, what brings us the most joy is helping people. Over the years, we have been blessed to have many wonderful clients and serving them is what makes our business fun. 2022 Marks our 36th year serving the San Gabriel Valley.

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BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT

MAUREEN HANEY / COMPASS 2001 E Financial Way, Suite 103 Glendora, CA 91741 626.216.8067 MaureenHaney.com

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aureen Haney is one of the dominant forces and a “Best Agent” in today’s real estate market. Maureen Haney is known amongst her clients and peers for her utmost integrity and her strong work ethic. Maureen is a true professional at heart with over 18 years as a top producing agent in the San Gabriel Valley. With over 25 years of experience, Maureen is truly an expert when it comes to real estate in Glendora and the surrounding areas within the San Gabriel Valley and Foothill communities. With exceptional comprehensive skills in all areas of buying and selling and in-depth experience in negotiating the best deal for Buyers or Sellers, she has a deep understanding of customer satisfaction and client confidentiality. Maureen has a strong grasp on the importance of finding the best property, maximizing the client’s investment, while respecting their valuable time. Whether you are a first-time home buyer, looking to sell, or are looking for an investment property, Maureen and her team are available to help you with your real estate needs. Maureen Haney and team thank you once again for your vote!

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MAUREEN HANEY

626.216.8067 maureen@maureenhaney.com MaureenHaney.com DRE 01169487 2001 E Financial Way Suite 103, Glendora CA

“She was personable, energetic, knowledgeable, ethical, and always returned our messages promptly--a skilled professional. She has a great team with her that seamlessly coordinated with us and with one another from the first step to the last. Competent, diligent, good natured, and just a pleasure to deal with--truly a full-service outfit.”

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432 MORGAN RANCH ROAD, GLENDORA 7 BEDS | 7 BATHS 7,617 SQFT HOME | 2.12 ACRES SQFT LOT AVAILABLE AT $4,298,000

1002 IDAHO COURT, CLAREMONT 4 BED | 4 BATH 4,447 SQFT HOME | 30615 SQFT LOT AVAILABLE AT $2,498,000

Voted BEST Real Estate Agent 5 Years in a Row Maureen Haney Real Estate Services: Representing Sellers Licensed Buyers Agents Relocation Specialist Commercial Specialist Trust/Probates Investment Properties

Compass is a real estate broker licensed by the State of California and abides by Equal Housing Opportunity laws. License Number 01991628. All material presented herein is intended for informational purposes only and is compiled from sources deemed reliable but has not been verified. Changes in price, condition, sale or withdrawal may be made without notice. No statement is made as to accuracy of any description. All measurements and square footages are approximate.

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FAVORITE REAL ESTATE COMPANY

HILL TOP TEAM, CORCORAN GLOBAL LIVING 223 N. Glendora Avenue Glendora CA 91741 (626) 335-8118 www.corcorangl.com e at the Hill Top Team would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you for voting us Favorite Real Estate Company! Being in the Glendora Village for so many years and investing in our community has given us a true sense of purpose, and that is, that it is not just about a transaction and numbers, it is about building community and trust. Whether it is selling, buying your dream home, embarking on a fixer-upper, or buying or selling a business, it is our focus. At the heart of this, it is part of the American Dream, and we are honored and humbled to have been chosen by YOU!

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Hill Top Real Estate Team opened in 1993 in the Glendora Village. Founded by Wes and Chris Purkiss. In 2016 Jade Knight, the companies current owner, took over the business and set it on a trajectory for growth and a boost in technology. Today with business partner Jessie Rodriguez, we are proud to be a part of Corcoran Global Living, one of the fastest growing U.S. companies. with 2800 agents, 83 offices, and $11B in 2022 sales volume. “At our core we are the local, hyper-involved, real estate company, but now with a global reach. I am proud to have taken such a trusted and respected company with a long term foothold in the community and expanded it while keeping that personal feel”. Visit us in the Glendora Village or at our Claremont office. We are always here for you and whatever information you may need. Our agents have an incredible wealth of knowledge besides real estate…accounting, architecture, general contracting, marketing, development, urban planning, home renovation and Air Bnb rentals…we have you covered with an expert. Thank you again for choosing us as your Favorite!

FAVORITE RESORT FAVORITE HOTEL FAVORITE GOLF COURSE FAVORITE WEEKEND GETAWAY

PACIFIC PALMS RESORT One Industry Hills Parkway City of Industry (626) 810-4455 pacificpalmsresort.com “LA’s Hilltop Hideaway”, Pacific Palms Resort Garners 4 San Gabriel Valley Readers Choice Awards for 2022! It comes as no surprise to area residents that Pacific Palms Resort wins Favorite Resort, Favorite Hotel, Favorite Golf Course and Favorite Weekend Getaway.

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he Resort is located at the “Top Of The Hill” in the City Of Industry and truly is an all-inclusive luxury destination. The views are spectacular and include the San Gabriel Mountains and two championship golf courses, The Ike and The Babe, recently voted best public courses in the USA. On-site services also include a Luxury Spa and Salon, Red Restaurant & Bar’s California Cuisine with an Island & Asian Pacific flair along with majestic views.

For business and social occasions, Pacific Palms Resort features 45,000 square feet of International Association of Conference Centers (IACC) certified conference center indoor event space and outdoor patios, gardens and courtyards. There is no need to travel far to experience all you need for Staycations, special social occasions and business events. Visit our Valley’s own Pacific Palms Resort to enjoy the Reader’s Choice winner for Resort, Hotel & Golf Course. Experience LA’s Work & Play Resort, and… ”The Joy Of Surprise”!

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FAVORITE PRIVATE PRE-SCHOOL

SAN JOSE CHARTER ACADEMY 2021 W. Alwood Street, West Covina (626) 856-1693 sanjosecharteracademy.com

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stablished as a charter school in 1998, SJCA has worked intentionally and purposefully in providing students with an education that prepares them for high school and beyond. Our vision speaks to our efforts in recognizing that our students need an education that includes not only superior academic curriculum and instruction, but access to technology and its integration. In addition, our school provides programs and resources addressing our students’ social-emotional needs…crucial for educating the whole child. Unique in school design and organizational structure, our school offers students and parents a unique educational opportunity. To better meet the needs of our students, our school is divided into smaller academies – Primary (K-2), Elementary (3-5), and Junior Academy (6-8). Within this structure “Houses” of teachers and students are grouped, which creates the feeling of smaller school communities. These Houses of teachers are supported by a number of teacher leaders throughout the school. (Lead teachers, grade level coordinators, and curriculum coordinators.)

Thank you for your votes! To Dream • To Do • To Change

➜ 2009 and 2016 US Department of Education National Blue Ribbon School

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FAVORITE ACCIDENT ATTORNEY FAVORITE IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY FAVORITE DUI ATTORNEY

SCOTT WARMUTH

Locations: • Bakersfield • Oakland

• Riverside 17700 Castleton St #168, City of Industry, CA 91748 801 E Valley Blvd, San Gabriel, CA 91776 • Sacramento 626-282-6868 • San Diego WE’RE ON YOUR SIDE, ALL THE WAY or more than three decades, the Law Offices of Scott Warmuth • San Jose has adapted to the changing times, but the level of service and commitment to our clients remains unchanged: We’re on your side, all the way. Our legal experts will manage interactions with insurance companies, facilitate medical treatment and property repairs, and advocate on your behalf. We seek to keep our clients informed at all times with honest case assessments. This ideal attorney/client relationship provides the greatest chance of obtaining the most appropriate outcome for our cases. It is our goal to bring high-quality, affordable legal services to as many Californian communities as possible. We offer contingencybased fees for our personal injury and work comp clients, requiring no upfront or out-of-pocket costs. For practice areas which require a retainer, we strive to provide exceptional value. Our attorneys understand that the complexities of the law can be an inconvenience for our clients, so we strive to offer a level of service that helps alleviate frustration.

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FAVORITE PLUMBER

ACE PELIZON PLUMBING 138 East Badillo Street, Covina, CA 91723 (626) 331-0701 | acepelizon.com 3 Ways To Avoid Calling A Plumber When You Think You Need One

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When they said I could write 300 words about being voted “Favorite Plumber,” I wondered what I should write about. Should it be about how we’ve been around 65 years? Or how our team of employees are the best trained and most knowledgeable in the business? Or about how we keep our prices low and fair? But then I realized I needed to write something useful as a way of thanking people for voting for us. I thought the best way would be to share some advice that could help you avoid an unnecessary call to the plumber. So here goes…. 1. Clogged toilet? Let it sit a few minutes before flushing again. Sometimes the water will have drained and the clog dissolved. If not, try using a plunger. Place the open end of the plunger completely over the drain and move it up and down to create suction. This often makes the clog go right down. 2. Water heater not working? Look at the temperature setting to ensure it wasn’t turned down accidentally. You’d be surprised at how many people turn down the temperature before a few days away and forget to tell their better half. Or, check the pilot light if the water heater runs on gas. If the pilot light isn’t on, the unit won’t produce hot water. 3. Lower water pressure than usual at a faucet? It could be mineral build-up. Unscrew the end on the faucet tap for cleaning. Soak the aerator (looks like a screen) in vinegar overnight to loosen the build-up. If you can’t remove the aerator or showerhead, put vinegar in a plastic bag. Tie the bag around the faucet so the aerator or showerhead sits in the solution. Of course, when you do actually need a plumber, I hope you’ll remember my team and me. We’re here when you need us. And thank you again for the honor of being your “Favorite Plumber.”

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FAVORITE REAL ESTATE COMPANY

SOUTHLAND PROPERTIES 211 N. Glendora Ave, Glendora 626-914-6999 www.SouthlandProperties.net

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outhland Properties Real Estate Services is the #1 Independent Office in the San Gabriel Valley & the Inland Empire for over 35 years. Southland Properties has agents specializing in all aspects of real estate whether it is residential property, investment property, commercial property, property management or notary services. We are a “full service” brokerage. What makes our agents special is their honesty and commitment to their clients and their involvement in serving the community. Our goal is making sure that our clients are always happy and have the least amount of stress throughout the purchase or selling process. The agents are also busy volunteering for many organizations throughout our community such as, the Glendora Education Foundation, Make A Wish Foundation, Meals On Wheels, For the Boys Foundation, Kiwannianes, Community Emergency Response Team, Glendora Public Library Friends Foundation, Eye-Das Foundation-for the Visual Impaired, and many more. Southland Properties is proud for receiving the “Reader’s Choice Award” for one of the Best Real Estate Company in the San Gabriel Valley.

FAVORITE PRIVATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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FAVORITE LEGAL SERVICES FAVORITE LIVING TRUST ATTORNEY

LAW OFFICES OF TONY J. TYRE, ESQ. 100 S. Citrus Avenue, #101, Covina, 91723 | (626) 858-9378 5703 Temple City Boulevard, Temple City, 91780 | (626) 858-9378 www.TyreLawGroup.com ESTATE PLANNING: THE BASICS

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any new clients first come into my office saying they “want a trust.” What those clients don’t know is that a trust is just one of the four essential estate planning documents that most attorneys recommend to ensure all of the client’s “bases are covered.” Put simply, these four essential documents are: 1. Revocable Living Trust: A trust helps your estate avoid probate court, a time-consuming and lengthy process, and allows you to choose your beneficiaries. 2. Pourover Will: A pourover will is a companion document that works with the trust to ensure your wishes are followed. 3. Durable Power of Attorney: A power of attorney specifies who you would want to make financial and property decisions for you if incapacitated and dictates what powers you give to that person. 4. Advance Health Care Directive: A health care directive specifies who you would want to make health and medical decisions for you if incapacitated and specifies what powers that person has (e.g., Do you want to stay on life support? Do you want to donate organs?). In gathering information for a first meeting, I ask new clients to bring information on the following two aspects: 1. People: Information regarding the people involved with your estate plan—primarily, your information, your family’s information, your beneficiaries’ information, and information regarding the people who will be in charge. 2. Things: Information regarding the assets you own, such as real property, bank accounts, investment accounts, insurance, annuities, retirement accounts, timeshares, and business interests. Although estate planning is by no means simple, with this basic understanding of the estate planning documents, and the information needed to begin the process, you are now far ahead of the average new estate planning client.

This article is provided for educational purposes only based on California law. This article does not establish an attorney-client relationship. None of the information contained in this article should be acted upon without first consulting with an attorney.

FAVORITE PRIVATE HIGH SCHOOL

LA SALLE COLLEGE PREPARATORY

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n Friday, May 27, 2022, La Salle College Preparatory celebrated its 63rd Annual Commencement Ceremony on its campus at Kohorst Field. A beautiful day for an outdoor graduation, a total of 134 seniors received their diplomas from Principal Jamal Adams. Of those, 133 will attend four-year colleges and universities or two-year colleges this fall, while one student will be taking a gap year. We look forward to seeing how they will Learn, Serve and Lead in college and beyond.

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FAVORITE COLLEGE EXTENSION PROGRAM

COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL AND GLOBAL EDUCATION 3801 W. Temple Avenue Pomona, CA 91768 (909) 869-2288 www.cpp.edu

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ith its “Learn by Doing” approach to education, it is no surprise that Cal Poly Pomona is voted as “Best Four-Year College” and its College of Professional and Global Education as “Favorite College Extension Program”.

Established in the 1970s, College of Professional and Global Education (CPGE) at Cal Poly Pomona seeks to be a transformational partner for individuals and organizations, by providing superior educational programs and services connecting Cal Poly Pomona’s distinctiveness to the region and the global community. The college provides career enhancement courses, professional master’s degrees, professional development certificates, and customized training programs for today’s adult learners. College of Professional and Global Education (CPGE) plans to add new programs and courses, as well as new career-focused programs and industry-connected internships. New programs are launching each year, including Master of Science in Digital Supply Chain Management that will launch this Fall, and others such as Master of Science in Information Systems, and Master of Science in Public Administration launching soon thereafter. When it comes to quality education, affordability and career prospects for graduates, Cal Poly Pomona consistently ranks among the best universities in the country. Each ranking category is a snapshot of achievement, but taken collectively, these snapshots provide a picture of a diverse, learn-by-doing university whose students graduate with the skills needed to succeed in a dynamic, evolving work environment. Established in 1938, Cal Poly Pomona currently offers bachelor’s degrees in 94 majors, 39 master’s degrees, 13 teaching credentials and a doctorate across 9 distinct academic colleges. The university currently has over 29,000 students and employs about 1,100 staff. Ten of the master’s degrees available are offered through College of Professional and Global Education. With its new policy of no GMAT/GRE requirements needed, prospective students are encouraged to register for Fall 2022 enrollment and secure their places before July 1. Visit: www.cpp.edu/cpge to learn more.

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OPTIONS FOR LEARNING

Corporate Office 885 S. Village Oaks Drive, Covina, California 91724 www.OptionsForLearning.org

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ptions for Learning provides free, low-cost and affordable child care, early learning, and before- and after-school programs that prepare children ages 0-14 for the challenges of tomorrow. Our dedicated professionals deliver quality programs designed to provide personalized attention for each student in an enriching, caring environment. Options for Learning also offers training, resources, and support to community child care providers to improve the quality of care for the children they serve. Having grown from a single school-age program to a highly recognized agency that today serves more than 15,000 children, Options for Learning is consistently ranked as a top child care and school-age program provider in California. We operate at more than 90 locations, with more than 290 classrooms, on 60+ school campuses throughout the San Gabriel Valley, Whittier, Pomona Valley, and Northeast Los Angeles areas. Visit OptionsForLearning.org to learn more.

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FAVORITE ITALIAN CUISINE

AVOLIO’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT

15975 E. San Bernardino Rd. Covina, CA (626) 960-2830 / (626) 960-2839 www.avolios.com WELCOME TO AVOLIO’S

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ietro & Juanita Avolio dreamt of one day owning their own restaurant where they would be able to share their homemade recipes with the community. Pietro spent much of his time growing up in Pacentro, Italy learning various recipes from his mother and his sisters. When they found their way to Covina, he continued to spend countless hours perfecting those homemade sauces and dough. So, when you dine at Avolio’s Italian Restaurant, every bite holds a morsel of our family history. Take a look at our expansive menu and order a dish or three -- this way, you’ll walk away with plenty of leftovers. Dine In, Takeout, Delivery & Catering. OUR MENU

Our specialties range from our delicious and hearty pizzas to lasagna, alfredo, chicken parmigiana, marsala, and piccatas to our homemade garlic breads. We also serve salads, hot sandwiches and a wide variety of pasta dishes and entrees. Dine in with us or let us deliver your favorite meal to your doorstep! HOURS: Monday: Closed Tuesday - Thursday: 11:00AM - 9:00PM Friday - Saturday: 11:00AM - 10:00PM Sunday : 11:00AM - 9:00PM

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FAVORITE FINANCIAL PLANNING COMPANY FAVORITE FINANCIAL ADVISOR/PLANNER

VOSBERG WEALTH MANAGEMENT 224 W. Foothill Boulevard Glendora, CA 91741 (626) 358-5458 www.VosbergWealth.com YOU once again for voting for us year after year! THANK We appreciate you very much.

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FAVORITE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL FAVORITE HIGH SCHOOL

MARANATHA HIGH SCHOOL A COLLEGE PREPARATORY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 169 S. Saint John Avenue Pasadena, CA 91105 www.maranathahighschool.org Maranatha: Be Known, Be Challenged, Be Transformed

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or over 55 years, Maranatha High School has been committed to challenging students with rigorous college preparatory curriculum in an intentionally Christ-centered community. Maranatha is a unique and vibrant community that integrates faith in every aspect of living, learning, and serving. The student/teacher relationships at Maranatha are key to the strength of the school community, with students often noting how grateful they are for the mentorship and assistance the faculty offer on a daily basis. Maranatha believes that their students can achieve excellence in their academics and build exceptional life skills to equip them for success. Maranatha provides its students with an unmatched technology experience that incorporates a highly developed 1:1 iPad Program along with cutting-edge systems that accelerate student learning, including Cloud-Based Educational Technology, G Suite for Education, and a state-of-the-art Technology Integration Learning Environment (TILE) Lab which features robotics, 3D printing, VR creation, laser cutting, a Mac design center, and PC coding. Maranatha offers 39 advanced placement and honors courses and has continually proven to be exceptional in the performing and visual arts, and competitive in athletics with CIF and state level wins. Students also benefit from a wide variety of clubs, as well as service and learning trips both locally and globally. Maranatha High School invites you to schedule a visit to its picturesque 11-acre campus near Old Town Pasadena. Contact the Admissions Office at (626) 817-4021 or visit www.maranathahighschool.org.

FAVORITE CAREER COLLEGE/TRADE SCHOOL FAVORITE NURSING SCHOOL FAVORITE ONLINE SCHOOL

AMERICAN CAREER COLLEGE ORANGE COUNTY CAMPUS 1200 N Magnolia Ave. Anaheim, CA 92801 americancareercollege.edu

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hank you to our students, faculty, staff, and the San Gabriel Valley community for voting American Career College-Orange County FAVORITE NURSING SCHOOL, FAVORITE TRADE SCHOOL, and FAVORITE ONLINE SCHOOL!* ACC celebrates our 4th year in a row claiming these special honors!

Founded over 40 years ago, American Career College is focused on helping students build the real-world skills and confidence they need for a new career in healthcare. Offering 12 programs, including Dental Assisting, Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Vocational Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, Occupational Therapy Assistant, and more. ACC students can choose from a wide range of diploma and degree options to meet their educational goals. At ACC, we are dedicated to helping our students every step of the way, including after graduation. Our Career Services Department offers the coaching and training needed to stand out and be ACC-Ready for opportunities in healthcare. Financial Aid and scholarships are also available for those who qualify! To learn more, check out our website at americancareercollege.edu. *As voted by the readers of the 2022 San Gabriel Valley Tribune Readers’ Choice Awards. Programs vary by length and campus. ACC provides career guidance and assistance but cannot guarantee employment. Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, the College has moved some of the on-ground courses into a distance education modality. However, as soon as the COVID-19 circumstances change, students will be expected to return on campus to complete their program onsite in the regular learning modality as approved by ABHES and outlined in the college catalog.

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FAVORITE CAREER COLLEGE/NURSING SCHOOL TRADE SCHOOL 4 YEAR COLLEGE GRADUATE/MBA ONLINE SCHOOL

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FAVORITE STEAK HOUSE, MARTINI FAVORITE FINE DINING & AMERICAN CUISINE

THE DERBY RESTAURANT 233 E Huntington Dr. Arcadia 626-447-2430 www.thederbyarcadia.com

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he Derby Restaurant has been the cornerstone of fine dining for the Arcadia community for almost 100 years. The Derby is a world famous and award winning upscale dining establishment. Since its inception in 1922, The Derby has always attracted horse owners, celebrities, and racetrack enthusiasts. Year after year, decade after decade, The Derby has consistently delighted race fans with delicious food, an inviting atmosphere, and excellent service. The Derby is a full-service restaurant with the capacity and experience to handle large parties, professional business meetings, celebrations and special events. Join us to experience our vast selection of wines, full bar, complimentary valet parking, patio dining, group friendly dining rooms, and most importantly delicious food.

FAVORITE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (NON-CATHOLIC) FAVORITE PRIVATE HIGH SCHOOL FAVORITE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

SOUTHLANDS CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS 18550 Farjardo St., Rowland Heights, CA 909.598.9733 www.southlandscs.com www.southlandschristianonline.com Thank you for voting Southlands Christian Schools as San Gabriel Valley’s FAVORITE! oted FAVORITE-OTHER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Non-Catholic), FAVORITE PRIVATE HIGH SCHOOL & FAVORITE PRIVATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL in all of San Gabriel Valley, we are an innovative 21st century college prep school. Holding true to our vision of “Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today!”, our alumni have gone on to pursue successful post-secondary studies and careers in diverse fields. Whether you are one mile down the street, 100 miles away, or on a different continent, we can educate your child through our various academic and extracurricular options, with Dual Credit programs, Pathway Tracks, Fine Arts, 20+ AP & Honors courses, over 200 online coursework, CTEs, CIF Athletics opportunities and more. The Southlands’ family of schools is challenging the way society thinks about education, and is preparing students for innovative, entrepreneurial and traditional careers that will mold their future. When it comes to schooling, Southlands is not just education as usual; we educate children anywhere and at any time on this planet with excellence and integrity. We are proud to serve our community! #SouthlandsStrong

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FAVORITE MEDICAL GROUP

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hank you, San Gabriel Valley, for choosing us as Your Favorite Medical Group!

We have been serving the people in our community for many years. You may have known us previously as Citrus Valley Health Partners Medical Group, but we are now Emanate Health Medical Group (EHMG), which is comprised of over 60 primary care physicians, specialists and nurse practitioners. We are part of Emanate Health, with three hospitals, imaging centers and urgent care centers ready to serve you when you need quality medical care. By selecting a Primary Care Physician affiliated with EHMG you will gain direct access to Emanate Health Queen of the Valley Hospital in West Covina, Emanate Health Inter-Community Hospital in Covina and Emanate Health Foothill Presbyterian Hospital in Glendora. We are committed to keeping you and your family healthy. We are adding new locations and providers, and have just opened an After Hours Pediatric Clinic in West Covina. If you would like help selecting an Emanate Health Medical Group physician, call (877) 346-2737 Thank you for choosing EHMG—we look forward to serving your family for years to come! Sincerely, Jacqueline Bracy, MD President

FAVORITE NON-PROFIT

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ChapCare’s mission is to provide excellent, comprehensive, and innovative healthcare that is accessible to all the residents of the San Gabriel Valley. ChapCare was founded in 1995 to establish primary healthcare services for the low-income, uninsured residents in the Pasadena area.

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Thank you, San Gabriel Valley, for choosing us as Your Favorite Medical Group! We have been serving the people in our community for many years. You may have known us previosly as Citrus Valley Physician Partners, but we are now Emanate Health Medical Group (EHMG), which is comprised of over 60 Physicians, including Primary Care and specialty. We are part of Emanate Health, with three hospitals, imaging centers and urgent care centers ready to serve you when you need quality medical care. By selecting a Primary Care Physician affiliated with EHMG you will gain direct access to Emanate Health Queen of the Valley Hospital in West Covina, Emanate Health Inter-Community Hospital in Covina and Emanate Health Foothill Presbyterian Hospital in Glendora.

We are committed to keeping you and your family healthy. We are adding new locations and providers, and have just opened an After Hours Pediatric Clinic in West Covina. If you would like help selecting an Emanate Health Medical Group physician, call 877.346.2737.

Thank you for choosing EHMG—we look forward to serving your family for years to come!

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FAVORITE REAL ESTATE AGENT

NICK ABBADESSA RE/MAX Masters 909-292-7888 nick@soldbynick.com www.SoldByNick.com CABRE #01398872

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ith the utmost professionalism, resourcefulness, and dedication, Nick Abbadessa accomplishes truly elevated achievements for his valued clients. Through his comprehensive knowledge and 18+ years of experience as a specialist in the acquisition and marketing of residential real estate, his trusted counsel and thorough and competent representation are highly valued. He is meticulous in monitoring the current trends, and truly enjoys sharing his insights that the local real estate market has to offer! Nick elevates the real estate experience by offering his clients a smart, solution-oriented, consultative approach. When working with sellers, he designs and executes on an impactful presentation that heightens each listing’s visibility to stand out from the competition by utilizing professional photography together with a presentation in print and on numerous websites. When working with buyers, he carefully listens and diligently aligns and applies himself so that he may locate a residence and distinguished setting that meets their lifestyle requirements. Nick excels at serving each client with exceptional first-class service, true advocacy, and full-service resources that result in each client accomplishing their real estate goals. He and his team are very thorough in providing constant communication and is always extremely attentive, accessible, and responds promptly to his clients. In recognition of Nick’s dedication to his clients and the valued relationships developed with them, he continually serves an enthusiastic referral base. When met with a tough challenge or multiple offers, he is highly skilled in negotiating and is masterful at finding creative and equitable solutions. Delivering responsive, confident results with a compassionate, impactful approach are all part of Nick’s distinguished style in always accomplishing truly elevated achievements for his clients. Contact Nick to serve you and your personal real estate interests.

FAVORITE ACCIDENT ATTORNEY

LAW OFFICES OF APRIL A. VERLATO 33 E Huntington Drive Arcadia, CA 91006 (626) 445-2411 www.lawofficesofaprilaverlato.com

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lifelong resident of Arcadia, April Verlato is a local small business owner, community leader, councilmember and devoted mother of two. April went on to get her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from UCLA and her law degree from Southwestern University. Shortly thereafter, April took over her father’s law practice in Arcadia and has remained an active member of the city’s small business community ever since. April is a founding member and President of the Downtown Arcadia Improvement Association, where she has worked to reinvigorate life into the city center. April has over 20 years of experience as an attorney. She specializes in auto accidents, slip/trip and falls, wrongful death, estate planning, trust administration and probate. Protecting yourself and your family is April’s priority. Whether you or a loved one has been injured in an accident or you are planning for your family’s future, April A. Verlato, Attorney at Law is here to represent you every step of the way.

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FAVORITE CATHOLIC SCHOOL

ST. PHILIP THE APOSTLE SCHOOL 1363 Cordova Street Pasadena, CA 91106 (626) 795-9691 school.stphiliptheapostle.org St. Philip the Apostle School is a San Gabriel Valley Favorite!

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or over 90 years, students at St. Philip the Apostle School have received an outstanding education in an environment that teaches, inspires, and nurtures. We are a TK -8 Catholic, parish school with two classes per grade serving 525 students. The school’s campus features an advanced technology platform, dedicated classrooms for art and music, and Holy Angel Hall that serves as a gymnasium and theater. Students have opportunities to hold leadership positions, play sports, and participate in other extracurriculars such as drama and speech & debate. In addition to being prepared for academic rigor and challenges, students graduate with a commitment to Catholic values and a desire to serve the community. St. Philip the Apostle School is located at 1363 Cordova Street, Pasadena CA 91106. For more information on St. Philip the Apostle School, please visit: school.stphiliptheapostle.org

ST. PHILIP THE APOSTLE SCHOOL

A Catholic, Parish School Grades TK-8 (two classes per grade level) Our curriculum meets the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, and physical needs of each student. All grades receive instruction in Spanish, music, art, library, technology, PE., and STEM-based science. 10-15 students per adult in every classroom grades TK-8.

Teaching, Inspiring, and nurturing God's children for over 90 years.

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FAVORITE URGENT CARE FACILITY

INTEGRATIVE URGENT CARE 148 N. Grand Avenue Glendora, CA 91741 626-594-0478 www.IntegrativeUrgentCare.com

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ntegrative Urgent Care is grateful to the local community for once again honoring this facility as “Favorite Urgent Care in San Gabriel Valley”. This is the 5th consecutive year

that this facility has received this prestigious honor. This year I would like to highlight employees Ms. Betty Martinez and Ms. Daisy Zamora. They have worked at IUC since we opened in 2017 and are two of the main reasons this facility continues to provide excellent healthcare service. Both have continued to work tirelessly in an extremely difficult environment, making adaptations that have allowed Integrative Urgent Care to continue to provide medical service throughout the Covid pandemic. We have an incredible team of employees that include medical providers, Xray technicians, medical assistants, and clerical staff that work with Betty and Daisy to make sure that patient’s feel valued and heard. At Integrative Urgent Care we are committed to offering excellent and efficient medical care. When you come to our facility you will find an expansive waiting room and individual exam rooms all conducive to social distancing. We will continue to adjust to a new normal while remaining dedicated to providing compassionate and safe care. Integrative Urgent Care accepts most PPO insurance plans, some HMO plans, offer affordable pricing to uninsured patients. We provide rapid Covid-19 testing and can manage most acute care medical problems.

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FAVORITE HOSPITAL

BEVERLY HOSPITAL 309 West Beverly Boulevard, Montebello 323-726-1222 www.beverly.org

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or many years, Beverly Hospital has provided quality and compassionate health care. We continue to strive for excellence to meet patient needs. We have an Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics by Los Angeles County and our stroke care team received the 2021 Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus with Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll award from the American Heart Association. You can trust in us to be there 24/7/365. Beverly Hospital thanks the San Gabriel Valley News (SGVN) audience for recognizing our efforts and voting us as “Favorite Hospital” in the SGVN Reader’s Choice Awards.

FAVORITE REALTOR

PAMELA DEL REY 333 E. Foothill Blvd. Arcadia, CA 91006 (626) 841-2387 https://www.artdelreyrealtyinc.com

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oday’s real estate market is changing at a rapid rate. It helps to have years of real experience and to be able to interrupt the online real estate world with all the data that is available and put into perspective. As the oldest continuing operating real estate firm in Arcadia we have the skills to serve our clients most effectively. I believe that data is important but nothing is better than professional interpretation. Real Estate is all about relationships and professionalism. I have over 39 years of experience as an agent and Broker. I learned the business from my Dad, Art Del Rey, our founder whom started the business in 1963. Art built and will continue to build strong relationships within our community over the past 60 years of service. Real estate can be very personal and listening to the needs of our clients is our top priority. We follow up with our clients, before, during and after the deal is done.

Thank You! For many years, Beverly Hospital has been committed to providing compassionate and quality health care to the community.

Being a boutique, family-owned brokerage. I am most prepared to quickly react to changing markets and timing. With a principal involved in every deal, our clients are ensured that each transaction is important. Be it selling or buying, your choice in representation, for possibly the largest financial decision made in your life, is vitally important. With the combination of our dedicated professionals, and our core values of service and relationship building, I believe I can provide you the best opportunity to insure a successful and meaning transaction.

We thank the San Gabriel Valley News (SGVN) readers for recognizing our efforts and voting us as “Favorite Hospital” in the SGVN Reader’s Choice Awards!

323.726.1222 | www.beverly.org 309 W. Beverly Blvd., Montebello, CA 90640

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Serving the San Gabriel Valley for 39 years! “Thank you for voting me your Favorite Realtor in the 2022 San Gabriel Valley’s BEST!”

PAMELA DEL REY Broker, Art Del Rey Realty, Inc. 626-358-2107 | 626-841-2387 | pameladelrey@yahoo.com www.artdelreyrealtyinc.com 333 E. Foothill Blvd., Arcadia, CA 91006

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FAVORITE CREDIT UNION

PASADENA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION 1285 N. Lake Ave., Pasadena 800-445-PFCU www.pfcu.org

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ince 1935, our members have enjoyed lower loan rates, fewer fees and higher dividends. We are committed to investing back into our members by delivering world-class products and financial literacy tools to help them through every stage of life. Not only do we provide valuable financial services, we back it up with grassroots support of local non-profits and organizations that have chosen to offer Pasadena FCU’s benefits to their employees and volunteers. Becoming a member is easy! Enjoy surcharge-free access to 30,000+ CO-OP ATMs and over 5,000+ shared branches. Federally insured by the NCUA up to $250,000 and Equal Housing Lender.

FAVORITE REALTOR

CINDY CARAVA

101 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Suite C1-208 Claremont, CA 91711 626-394-6400 Cell 909-398-1166 Office Cindyc.realtor@gmail.com www.cindycarava.com DRE#01943176

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am a proud, lifelong resident of the San Gabriel Valley! I was raised in La Canada-Flintridge, CA and have lived in Pasadena, Arcadia, Sierra Madre, and currently make Glendora, CA my home with my husband Jack, (Jockey Agent in the Thoroughbred Race Horse Industry) and grown daughters, Brittany and Megan. Cindy’s extensive background and experience allow her to handle a wide range of clients and situations. Whether her clients are looking for a home for the very first time Or they’re seasoned investors; Cindy works tirelessly to accommodate their needs and exceed their expectations.

Cindy values all of her clients and strives to build strong, lasting relationships with them that go far beyond business. That’s why she works closely with them every step of the way, making the otherwise overwhelming process completely stress-free. Cindy is truly passionate about what she does and loves helping her clients achieve their goals. “Serving all of the San Gabriel Valley, Inland Empire, and parts of North County San Diego.”

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My recent sales and photos:

1805 Bluebird Rd, Glendora 4 Bed | 3 Bath | 2,340 Sq. Ft., Home Sold at $1,325,000

4153 Bradford St, La Verne 4 Bed | 2 Bath | 1,934 Sq. Ft., Home Sold at $915,000

956 W. 13th St, Upland 3 Bed | 2 Bath | 2,016 Sq. Ft., Home Sold at $850,000

443 Greystone Ave, Monrovia 4 Bed | 2 Bath | 2,320 Sq. Ft., Home Sold at $1,478,000 ★★★★★ Buyer 2022 We were looking to purchase our next home in the middle of a terrible market. Prices were through the roof, inventory was scarce, buyers making offers up to 200k above asking just to be competitive, interest rates were starting to climb…Through it all Cindy Carava just kept reassuring us “you are solid.” True to her words Cindy led us thru the ordeal. We weren’t offering a cash purchase, we didn’t have the highest bid- but Cundy found a way for us to stand out. The seller accepted our offer and now we have our forever home in Monrovia, CA. Let me tell you no one knows the San Gabriel Valley housing market better than Cindy. Thank you Cindy, you are our realtor for life!

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★★★★★ Buyer 2022 From the time we decided to look for our new home, Cindy was with us every step of the way. She was always available to show us potential houses, connecting with us almost daily, answering our questions and/or providing advice, and always checking in on us. When we found our “new home”, she stayed with us through all the processes, the inspection, the validations: to the completion of all requirements and documents. The pandemic added a tough layer of difficulty in the normal way we look at and purchase that new or next home, but having a realtor who is available, reliable, supportive, and a solid partner from ‘first base’ to ‘home’ makes it a home run. Thank you, Cindy Carava!

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FAVORITE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Non Catholic)

ARCADIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 1900 S. Santa Anita Ave. Arcadia, CA 91006 626-574-8229 arcadiachristianschool.org

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hank you San Gabriel Valley Tribune readers for voting Arcadia Christian School the FAVORITE Christian School. We are truly humbled by this recognition. It all began with a community of determined parents, who desired to raise their children in academic excellence with a biblical foundation. In 1945 their tenacity led to opening Arcadia Christian School, renting a building located at the Santa Anita Racetrack. Today, Arcadia Christian School continues this legacy with our transformative education aimed to prepare students from Preschool - 10th Grade for lifelong learning and leadership. Our faculty are dedicated to providing an exceptional academic program to see each student raised up as a leader of character, conviction, and scholarship. Academically we pursue a program focused on the core subjects of Bible, math, science, history, and language arts. Our Business. Engineering. Arts. Technology. Science. Programs push our students through project based lessons to stretch their minds and learn about their unique God given gifts. Our mission is to provide exceptional Christian education consistent with a Biblical worldview, that answers our schools Four Basic Questions concerning faith and character: How do you see the world created? How do you see human beings? How do you see life after death? And How do you determine right and wrong? Arcadia Christian School, equipping our students in Faith. Character. Heart and Service.

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THANK YOU VOTED FAVORITE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL AND PRIVATE HIGH SCHOOL

DAMIEN HIGH SCHOOL DEVELOPS MEN OF SERVICE, SCHOLARSHIP, AND FAITH STUDENTS FROM 80+ SCHOOLS IN LOS ANGELES, SAN BERNARDINO, RIVERSIDE, AND ORANGE COUNTIES CHOOSE DAMIEN

APPROXIMATELY $1 MILLION IN TUITION ASSISTANCE AND SCHOLARSHIPS WERE AWARDED IN 2021-2022

95% OF DAMIEN GRADUATES GO ON TO ATTEND A FOUR-YEAR UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE OR TWO-YEAR COLLEGE

2280 DAMIEN AVENUE LA VERNE CALIFORNIA 91750 | PH 909.596.1946 | EMAIL OUTREACH@DAMIEN-HS.EDU

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FAVORITE PRIVATE HIGH SCHOOL FAVORITE CATHOLIC SCHOOL

DAMIEN HIGH SCHOOL 2280 Damien Avenue La Verne, CA 909.596.1946 outreach@damien-hs.edu

or over 60 years, Damien High School has been a leader of academic excellence focused on developing men of Service, Scholarship, F and Faith. Inspired by St. Damien of Moloka’i, Damien High School is an all-boys Catholic school preparing students to engage in a global society with Christ-focused, academically-rigorous curriculum. Damien provides students with a broad range of opportunities to acquire knowledge and develop critical thinking skills for future success while the faith curriculum promotes the spiritual growth of Damien students. The school offers robust extracurricular activities such as Robotics, Debate, Sports Medicine or Marching Band. Outside the classroom, Damien provides a quality, competitive athletic program that allows for the physical, intellectual, and emotional development of our student-athletes. Over 600 Spartans participate in 16 sports across CIF and non-CIF associations. Damien is a member of a local tri-school community, including all-girls schools Pomona Catholic High School and St. Lucy’s Priory High School. Learn more about the rich traditions of the Inland Empire and San Gabriel Valley’s favorite Private and Catholic school at www.damien-hs.edu. “Damien High School is honored to have earned the respect of our larger community in fulfilling a mission to educate young men of Service, Scholarship, and Faith. Upholding a tradition of excellence is an ongoing commitment of our faculty and staff as we look towards a bright future for Damien.” -- Dr. Michael Castillo, Principal of Damien High School “Receiving this honor from our greater community provides encouragement and motivation for Damien High School to continue its mission to develop men of exemplary character and faith who will go into the world and providing leadership into generations to come. Thank you for honoring Damien High School and the continued support the greater community provides to Damien High School.” -- Dr. Joseph Siegmund, President of Damien High School

FAVORITE MORTGAGE BANKER

RYAN SHULTZ 126 N. Glendora Avenue., Glendora, CA 91741 nafhomes.com/RyanShultz

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ew American Funding, a national mortgage broker, is pleased to announce Ryan Shultz has been voted consecutively 8 years Best Mortgage Banker in the San Gabriel Valley – Reader’s Choice. “Thank you for voting for me as ‘Best Mortgage Banker’ in San Gabriel Valley! This past year had its struggles, and I am honored to have helped so many residents with their home loans needs during the tough times. Having grown up and lived in Glendora my whole life I feel even stronger about the welfare of the client and will do my absolute best to make sure they are completely satisfied!” – Ryan Shultz

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New American Funding is a Fannie Mae, Freddie Branch Manager Mac and Ginnie Mae Direct Seller/Servicer, FHA Direct NMLS# 255668 Endorsement and VA Automatic mortgage lender. With E: shultzsales@nafinc.com approximately 177 retail branches nationwide and 7 call Office: 626-817-6410 centers totaling 184 locations, about 4,900 employees across the United States and a servicing portfolio of $49.9 billion. The companyis licensed in 49 states across the nation and offers a variety of purchase home loan and refinance loan options, including Conventional, FHA, Cash Out Fixed Rate and Adjustable Rate Mortgages, VA, Jumbo, and Reverse Mortgages.

126 N. Glendora Avenue, Glendora CA 91741 | nafhomes.com/RyanShultz

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RYAN SHULTZ Makes it Eight in a Row - Best Mortgage Banker 2022 THANK YOU SAN GABRIEL! Thank you to everyone who voted for the Shultz Lending Team for San Gabriel Valley’s BEST 8 years in a row. Our commitment to serving the San Gabriel Valley community and making the dream of owning a home for our neighbors a reality means more than ever before. JUMBO | CONVENTIONAL | FHA | VA LOANS T H E

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626-817-6410 NMLS ID #6606. Licensed by the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation under the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act. Corporate office 14511 Myford Rd., Suite 100, Tustin, CA 92780. Phone: (800) 450-2010. 06/2022

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FAVORITE PAINT STORE

VISTA PAINT ABOUT US

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rom our humble beginnings in Stanton, California in 1956 to our current 50 store-wide chain, Vista Paint has been serving the consumer and professional paint industry with quality products for over 60 years. Still independently owned and operated by our original founder, the Vista Paint associates work diligently to provide the same level of service originated out of Stanton so many years ago. Our employees take great pride in the Vista legacy and look forward to serving you. Whether you are a Contractor, Property Manager or Homeowner, Architect or Designer you’ll love our Colors! Check out our Kaleidoscope Palette online today. FOR A LOCATION NEAREST YOU VISIT - WWW.VISTAPAINT.COM THANK YOU FOR VOTING US BEST & FAVORITE THE LAST 6 YEARS IN A ROW!

Glendale 1140 E. Broadway

West Covina 235 North Azusa Ave.

San Dimas 173 Village Court

Ontario 2268 Mountain Ave.

Rancho Cucamonga 11849 Foothill Ave. Suite E

Pasadena 30 S. Rosemead Blvd.

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FAVORITE PLUMBING COMPANY

WESTERN ROOTER & PLUMBING 136 E. Santa Clara Street #1 Arcadia, CA 91006 (626) 448-6455 www.westernrooter.com

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estern Rooter, a family-owned plumbing company, has been servicing the San Gabriel Valley area for over 40 years. Located in Arcadia, California, Western Rooter & Plumbing services the entire San Gabriel Valley, Los Angeles County, and upper Orange County areas with a smile. Western Rooter & Plumbing provides homeowners and property owners with professional plumbing services, hydro-jetting, gas leak detection, sewer camera inspection, and sewer repair and replacement. No job is too big or too small for the Western Rooter team! The team at Western Rooter & Plumbing is composed of experienced, certified, and licensed plumbers who are dedicated to providing excellent customer service. Western Rooter understands that plumbing problems can be a hassle, especially when they come at the most unexpected (and least convenient!) times - which is why we offer 24/7 emergency plumbing services. We will arrive at your home or business as quickly as possible to assess the situation and provide you with a solution or several options for you to choose from. If you are in need of a plumbing company that you can trust, look no further than Western Rooter & Plumbing. With over 30 years of experience and 1,500 positive reviews, we are confident that we can handle any plumbing problem you may have. Give us a call today at (626) 448-6455 to schedule a consultation, or visit our website at www.WesternRooter.com. We look forward to serving you!

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FAVORITE DOOR COMPANY FAVORITE WINDOW COMPANY (INSTALLATION & REPAIR) FAVORITE WINDOW COVERING STORE

VISTA WINDOWS & DOORS 600 E. Fig Ave. Monrovia 626-359-3600 www.vistawindowmfg.com

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ista Windows & Doors has served the San Gabriel Valley for nearly 16 years. We sell and install energy efficient vinyl windows, entry doors, patio doors and various window coverings. During our years in business we have established ourselves as a trusted business with fair pricing and honest service. Not a week goes by without our customers telling us the reason they chose Vista Windows & Doors is because they trust us for our great fair pricing and prefer to shop local! Our clients feel more comfortable knowing that they are dealing directly with the owners, Phillip and Olga. Home consultations are always free and we also have a 5000 square ft. facility with a large showroom which is open to the public. We offer an incredible selection of custom-quality windows and doors that will reduce your heating and cooling costs and increase the value of your home. Please read our Yelp reviews to see what our clients say about us. Call us for a free consultation at (626) 359-3600

FAVORITE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

PASADENA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 1515 N. Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena 626-791-1214 www.pasadenachristian.org

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or over 75 years, Pasadena Christian School (PCS) has been teaching children by reaching their hearts. Learning begins at age 2 in preschool, with developmentally engaging activities which transitions to successful elementary learning in the TK to 8th grade campus. Credentialed teachers, weekly enrichment classes, sports, music, art and so much more! PCS continues to thrive in the community as an independent Christian School that embraces all denominations of Christian faith by celebrating our oneness in Christ. Come and see PCS today! Tours available throughout the summer! Visit www.pasadenachristian.org or call 626-791-1214.

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FAVORITE SCHOOL DISTRICT FAVORITE PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL

WEST COVINA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT 1717 W Merced Avenue West Covina, CA 91790 626-939-4600 https://www.wcusd.org/ Social Media (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook): @westcovinausd

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he West Covina Unified School District offers innovative programs and state of the art facilities to ensure every student has access to a world-class education. Moreover, the District is committed to ensuring the curriculum remains relevant and promotes 21st-century learning tools. We meet the educational needs of our students and ensure they are prepared for college and career success by providing access to a variety of placement options, flexible course scheduling, small class sizes, and more attendance days. The District offers Mandarin and Spanish Dual Language Immersion, TK-12 International Baccalaureate Continuum, Mt. SAC Early College Academy, Cisco Information Technology Pathway, Career Technical Education pathways, 27 Advanced Placement course offerings, and more! We are currently enrolling for the 2022-23 school year.

FAVORITE AIR CONDITIONING/HEATING CO. FAVORITE HVAC CONTRACTOR

CYPRESS HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING, INC. Providing HVAC Systems for Over 55+ Years. Servicing Homes and Businesses: • DESIGN & INSTALLATION OF HVAC SYSTEM • REPAIR & MAINTENANCE OF ALL TYPES OF HVAC SYSTEMS • WEATHERIZATION SERVICES - ATTIC INSULATION REMOVAL AND CLEANOUT, NEW ATTIC INSULATION AND ATTIC SEALING • DUCTLESS MINI-SPLIT SYSTEMS • WATER HEATERS - TANKLESS & TANK • AIR & WATER FILTRATION SYSTEMS • AIR SCRUBBERS (REMOVES AIRBORNE CONTAMINATES) • AIR ADVICE (AIR QUALITY TESTING - INDOORS)

547 S. Loraine Avenue Glendora, CA 91741 (626) 963-9810 www.CypressAir.com

FAVORITE 2022

Cypress Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. 547 S Loraine Avenue, Glendora CA 91741 (626) 963-9810 | (909) 592-6715 www.CypressAir.com Independently Owned and Operated | Lic# 593268

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ypress has been making businesses & homes comfortable for 57+ years. Family owned & operated, we love helping our customers with their heating and air conditioning needs. We, like many, have been navigating all the changes over the last few years & have had to make changes within our business to keep our employees & clients comfortable, safe & healthy.

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Providing superior service for our clients, improving indoor air quality & indoor comfort is always a priority. This could not be done without our employees & our NATE certified technicians, highly skilled and trained in the newest technology in our industry, they take pride in the quality of their workmanship. Our amazing clients see the value we provide & know that our goal is to provide the best quality, most efficient equipment, reduce energy consumption, save in operating costs, & maintain the longest life expectancy of the HVAC systems. At Cypress we really do care about our clients & we are always trying to be better. Thank you all for voting us your FAVORITE!

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Award Winning Schools Innovative Learning Experiences for All Students! • Mandarin and Spanish Dual Language Immersion • Mt. SAC Early College Academy • TK-12 International Baccalaureate Continuum • Cisco Information Technology Pathway • Career Technical Education Pathways • 27 Advanced AP Course Offerings

State-of-the-Art Facilities for Innovative Learning • WCHS Career Technical Education/Science Building • Aquatic Center & Athletics Complex • Edgewood Event Center/CTE Building • District Performing Arts Center • Hollencrest Gym and Music Building

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Top 2% of International Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Agents “Thank you for voting me your Favorite Realtor in the 2022 San Gabriel Valley’s BEST!”

FAVORITE REALTOR

JENNIFER ALLEN 388 S LAKE AVENUE PASADENA, CA 91101 (626) 893-5090

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Jenn has handled over $30M in transactions in the Pasadena area in the last 5 years — earning her Coldwell Banker’s highest recognition in the International Sterling Society, Diamond Society and as a member of the International President’s Elite. “Buying or selling a home is more than just a transaction. While getting the best possible price is always our goal, the decisions you make are based not just on dollars, but on family, community, schools, work, lifestyle, health and scores of other factors. As your friend, we address what’s important together, so that when escrow is closed, you’re 100% satisfied.”

Jennifer Popovich Allen (626) 893-5090 CalRE:01984217

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FAVORITE BREAKFAST, FAMILY RESTAURANT, DINER AND COFFEE SHOP

NORMS RESTAURANT

www.NORMS.com to find a location near you

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ORMS Restaurants opened its doors in 1949 and nearly 73 years later they are still serving up great food, friendly service, and excellent value. This iconic Southern California institution offers guests a robust menu, featuring an array of breakfast, lunch, and dinner classics available all day, every day. Craving hotcakes for dinner? How about burgers for breakfast? Whatever you’re in the mood for, NORMS has you covered.

NORMS has been keeping it fresh since day one. Fan favorites like NORMS’ original buttermilk hotcakes, Bigger Better Breakfast®, hand-cut steaks, scratch-made salad dressings and soups are all still here for you whether you Dine-In, get it To-Go or order online at NORMS.com For nearly 73 years, NORMS has been the place “Where Life Happens®” With new locations on the way, this beloved restaurant will always welcome guests looking for comfort classics, all day, every day. To find a location near you, visit www.NORMS.com

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FAVORITE SCHOOL DISTRICT

ALHAMBRA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT www.ausd.us Alhambra Unified Transitional Kindergarten Expands Creativity, Curiosity, Wonder for Littlest Learners

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our-year-old’s turning five between September 2 and February 2 can enroll in Alhambra USD 2022-23 Transitional Kindergarten, a full school day program lovingly redesigned with a Purposeful Play framework to welcome these littlest learners. AUSD TK teachers have been collaborating monthly since TK began 10 years ago and are so excited. “Our TK teacher team just met with an outside play specialist to help us to imagine a different look for next year, including ways to include explorations, how to build exploration areas within our classrooms, hands-on inside and outside centers that will be inviting and engaging to our youngest students,” Marie Ibsen, Park School TK teacher said. She loves their mission statement: The AUSD TK program provides the youngest students in the elementary setting with developmentally appropriate experiences that fully engage students and demonstrate our commitment to the whole child, while extending their creativity, curiosity, and wonder. “I think that this says a lot about who we are and where we are headed with Transitional Kindergarten,” Ibsen says. Study after study shows that children who attend quality preschool programs are more prepared for school in terms of their early literacy, language and math skills, executive function, and social emotional development. Parents not within Alhambra USD boundaries may request a permit to attend AUSD TK. For more information or to enroll visit www.ausd.us

A Few Highlights of the 2021-22 School Year:

CA School Board Association Golden Bell Award

JOIN TEAM AUSD! We have full and part time positions available. We offer competitive salary ranges and amazing benefits!

Apply or get more information at: www.EdJoin.org

LA County Academic Decathlon Champions

LA County & California Teacher of the Year

12 CA Pivotal Practice Awards

Readers Choice: Favorite School District

Spanish & Mandarin Dual Immersion (eligible for CA State Seal of Biliteracy)

Our students, staff, and programs have been featured in positive stories by: ABC7, CBS2, Fox11, K-Earth101, KPCC, KTLA5, LA Daily News, La Opinion, LA Times, LAist, NBC4, Pasadena Star-News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Spectrum News 1, Telemundo, Washington Post, Whittier Daily News, World Journal, Univision KMEX34, and many others.

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Visit our website to enroll your child in grades TK-12 and/or to apply for a permit to attend an AUSD school.

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