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Best of Sonoma County Real Life 2017



Real Life | Eating and Drinking | So Sonoma County | Fun Living

REAL LIFE — Category Winners


Best Attorney:
William Hatcher - Hatcher & Rundel - Santa Rosa

William Anderson - Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz, LLP - Santa Rosa
Roger J. Illsley - Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz, LLP - Santa Rosa

Best Auto Dealer:
Hansel Auto Group

Freeman Motors
Manly Auto Group

Best Bank:
Exchange Bank - Sonoma County

Wells Fargo Bank - Sonoma County
Summit State Bank - Sonoma County

Best Car Mechanic:
Greg Bello , Al's Village Repair - Santa Rosa

John Sparkes, Pjs Automotive - Santa Rosa
Vaughn Young, Auto Japan - Santa Rosa

Best Chiropractor:
Mordecai and Dumbadse Chiropractic – Santa Rosa

Dr. Bria Iacini, Soulshine - Santa Rosa
Dr. John Horton, Horton Chiropractic - Santa Rosa

Best Cosmetic Surgeon:
Dr. Walter Tom, Aesthetic Laser and Vein Centers - Santa Rosa

Dr. Furnas and Dr. Canales, Plastic Surgery Associates - Santa Rosa
Dr. David Marcus - Santa Rosa

Best Credit Union:
Redwood Credit Union - Sonoma County

Community First Credit Union - Sonoma County
Patelco Credit Union - Sonoma County

Best Dentist:
Sean Wilson, DDS - Santa Rosa

Justin Phillips, DDS, Phillips Family Dental - Santa Rosa
Gerret Osendorf, DDS, Rincon Valley Dental - Santa Rosa

Best Dermatologist:
Dr. Susan Amaturo, Redwood Empire Dermatology - Sonoma County

Dr. Dale Westrom, Redwood Empire Dermatology - Sonoma County
Dr. Stephen Schwartz, Sutter Health - Santa Rosa

Best Doctor:
James Devore, MD - St. Joseph Health

Gary Furness, MD - Sutter Health
Roger Pitzen, MD - Sutter Health

Best Dog Groomer:
Hair of the Dog - Santa Rosa

Dog and Hydrant - Windsor
Pet Talk Salon - Rohnert Park

Best Financial Planner/Investment Adviser:
Meredeth Bertacco, Edward Jones

Kim Murphy, Edward Jones
Joseph Martinez, Assurance Group
Matt Lightner, Edward Jones

Best Funeral Home:
Daniels Chapel of the Roses - Santa Rosa

Parent-Sorensen - Sonoma County
Adobe Creek Funeral Home - Petaluma

Best Furniture Store:
Pedersen's - Santa Rosa

Cokas Diko - Santa Rosa
Old Town Furniture - Santa Rosa

Best Hardware Store:
Friedman's Home Improvement - Sonoma County

Garrett Ace Hardware - Healdsburg
Mission Ace Hardware - Santa Rosa

Best Health Club:
The Airport Club - Santa Rosa

Parkpoint Health Clubs - Sonoma County
Montecito Heights Health Club - Santa Rosa

Best High School Coach:
Steve Bell - Montgomery High School

Chris Ziemer - Sonoma Academy
John Gilson - Cardinal Newman

Best Hospital:
Kaiser Permanente - Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, St. Joseph Health - Santa Rosa
Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital - Santa Rosa

Best House Painter:
Mike Chavez Painting - Santa Rosa

Joe Moore Roofing and Painting - Windsor
Solidarity Painting - Santa Rosa

Best Landscaper:
Gardenworks Inc - Healdsburg

LandZen - Santa Rosa
Gill Landscaping Inc - Sebastopol

Best Local Boutique:
Ooh La Luxe - Sonoma County

Liv Fashion Boutique - Santa Rosa
Kaliber - Santa Rosa
Velvet Ice -Petaluma

Best Local Eyeglass Store:
Sonoma Eyeworks - Santa Rosa

Empire Optometry - Santa Rosa
Site for Sore Eyes - Santa Rosa

Best Local Jewelry Store:
ER Sawyer Jewelers - Santa Rosa

Bennett Valley Jewelers - Santa Rosa
Mark Allen Jewelers - Santa Rosa

Best Local Grocery Store:
Oliver's Market - Sonoma County

Andy's Produce Market - Sebastopol
Molsberry Market - Santa Rosa

Best Local Shoe Store:
Sole Desire Shoes - Sonoma County

Birkenstock Village - Santa Rosa
Santa Rosa Shoes - Santa Rosa

Best Nursery:
King's Nursery - Santa Rosa

Harmony Farm Supply - Sebastopol
Prickett's Nursery - Sonoma County

Best Orthodontist:
Smile Orthodontics, Drs Cercone, Wear, Eliason - Sonoma County

Bernstein Orthodontics - Sonoma County
Victoria Lynskey, DMD - Santa Rosa

Best Physical Therapist:
Patrick K. Kam - Santa Rosa Back Fitness

John Stithem - Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy
Dave Townsend - Santa Rosa Physical Therapy

Best Place to Buy Cabinetry:
Granite Transformations - Santa Rosa

Dream Space Design - Santa Rosa
Cabinets 101 - Rohnert Park

Best Place to Buy Counters:
North Coast Tile and Stone - Santa Rosa

Granite Transformations - Santa Rosa
Surface Art Countertops - Healdsburg
Dennett Tile - Santa Rosa

Best Place to Buy Flooring:
Empire Floors - Santa Rosa

St. Francis Flooring - Santa Rosa
Rugworks - Rohnert Park

Best Place to Find the Perfect Gift:
The Classic Duck - Santa Rosa

Urban Garden - Santa Rosa
Corrick's - Santa Rosa
Velvet Ice Collection - Petaluma

Best Private School:
Cardinal Newman - Santa Rosa

Sonoma Academy - Santa Rosa
Sonoma Country Day School - Santa Rosa

Best Real Estate Agent:
Rob Sullivan - Coldwell Banker

Mike Ferl - W Real Estate
Ben LeBerthon- Coldwell Banker

Best Real Estate Company:
Keller Williams - Sonoma County

W Real Estate - Sonoma County
Vanguard Properties - Sonoma County

Best Salon:
Halo Salon - Santa Rosa

Reveal Hair Studio - Santa Rosa
La De Da Salon - Santa Rosa

Best Senior Care Facility:
Spring Lake Village - Santa Rosa

Friends House - Santa Rosa
Primrose Senior Care - Santa Rosa

Best Shopping Experience:
Montgomery Village - Santa Rosa

Downtown Healdsburg
Downtown Petaluma

Best Sports Medicine Doctor:
Kent Yinger, MD - Redwood Orthopedic Surgery

Ty Affleck, MD – Santa Rosa Sports & Family Medicine
Michael McDermott, MD - Santa Rosa Orthopaedics
Ty Affleck, MD - Sutter Health

Best Teacher:
Andrew Jowers - Maria Carrillo High School

Jeanette Inness- Healdsburg School
Renee Dumbadse-Carolmagno- Healdsburg School

Best Veterinarian:
PetCare - Santa Rosa

Dr. Grant Patrick, Montecito Veterinary - Santa Rosa
Dr. Jessica Klein, Wine Country Veterinary Hospital - Windsor
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Best of Sonoma County Real Life 2017



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REAL LIFE — Category Winners


Best Attorney:
William Hatcher - Hatcher & Rundel - Santa Rosa

William Anderson - Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz, LLP - Santa Rosa
Roger J. Illsley - Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz, LLP - Santa Rosa

Best Auto Dealer:
Hansel Auto Group

Freeman Motors
Manly Auto Group

Best Bank:
Exchange Bank - Sonoma County

Wells Fargo Bank - Sonoma County
Summit State Bank - Sonoma County

Best Car Mechanic:
Greg Bello , Al's Village Repair - Santa Rosa

John Sparkes, Pjs Automotive - Santa Rosa
Vaughn Young, Auto Japan - Santa Rosa

Best Chiropractor:
Mordecai and Dumbadse Chiropractic – Santa Rosa

Dr. Bria Iacini, Soulshine - Santa Rosa
Dr. John Horton, Horton Chiropractic - Santa Rosa

Best Cosmetic Surgeon:
Dr. Walter Tom, Aesthetic Laser and Vein Centers - Santa Rosa

Dr. Furnas and Dr. Canales, Plastic Surgery Associates - Santa Rosa
Dr. David Marcus - Santa Rosa

Best Credit Union:
Redwood Credit Union - Sonoma County

Community First Credit Union - Sonoma County
Patelco Credit Union - Sonoma County

Best Dentist:
Sean Wilson, DDS - Santa Rosa

Justin Phillips, DDS, Phillips Family Dental - Santa Rosa
Gerret Osendorf, DDS, Rincon Valley Dental - Santa Rosa

Best Dermatologist:
Dr. Susan Amaturo, Redwood Empire Dermatology - Sonoma County

Dr. Dale Westrom, Redwood Empire Dermatology - Sonoma County
Dr. Stephen Schwartz, Sutter Health - Santa Rosa

Best Doctor:
James Devore, MD - St. Joseph Health

Gary Furness, MD - Sutter Health
Roger Pitzen, MD - Sutter Health

Best Dog Groomer:
Hair of the Dog - Santa Rosa

Dog and Hydrant - Windsor
Pet Talk Salon - Rohnert Park

Best Financial Planner/Investment Adviser:
Meredeth Bertacco, Edward Jones

Kim Murphy, Edward Jones
Joseph Martinez, Assurance Group
Matt Lightner, Edward Jones

Best Funeral Home:
Daniels Chapel of the Roses - Santa Rosa

Parent-Sorensen - Sonoma County
Adobe Creek Funeral Home - Petaluma

Best Furniture Store:
Pedersen's - Santa Rosa

Cokas Diko - Santa Rosa
Old Town Furniture - Santa Rosa

Best Hardware Store:
Friedman's Home Improvement - Sonoma County

Garrett Ace Hardware - Healdsburg
Mission Ace Hardware - Santa Rosa

Best Health Club:
The Airport Club - Santa Rosa

Parkpoint Health Clubs - Sonoma County
Montecito Heights Health Club - Santa Rosa

Best High School Coach:
Steve Bell - Montgomery High School

Chris Ziemer - Sonoma Academy
John Gilson - Cardinal Newman

Best Hospital:
Kaiser Permanente - Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, St. Joseph Health - Santa Rosa
Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital - Santa Rosa

Best House Painter:
Mike Chavez Painting - Santa Rosa

Joe Moore Roofing and Painting - Windsor
Solidarity Painting - Santa Rosa

Best Landscaper:
Gardenworks Inc - Healdsburg

LandZen - Santa Rosa
Gill Landscaping Inc - Sebastopol

Best Local Boutique:
Ooh La Luxe - Sonoma County

Liv Fashion Boutique - Santa Rosa
Kaliber - Santa Rosa
Velvet Ice -Petaluma

Best Local Eyeglass Store:
Sonoma Eyeworks - Santa Rosa

Empire Optometry - Santa Rosa
Site for Sore Eyes - Santa Rosa

Best Local Jewelry Store:
ER Sawyer Jewelers - Santa Rosa

Bennett Valley Jewelers - Santa Rosa
Mark Allen Jewelers - Santa Rosa

Best Local Grocery Store:
Oliver's Market - Sonoma County

Andy's Produce Market - Sebastopol
Molsberry Market - Santa Rosa

Best Local Shoe Store:
Sole Desire Shoes - Sonoma County

Birkenstock Village - Santa Rosa
Santa Rosa Shoes - Santa Rosa

Best Nursery:
King's Nursery - Santa Rosa

Harmony Farm Supply - Sebastopol
Prickett's Nursery - Sonoma County

Best Orthodontist:
Smile Orthodontics, Drs Cercone, Wear, Eliason - Sonoma County

Bernstein Orthodontics - Sonoma County
Victoria Lynskey, DMD - Santa Rosa

Best Physical Therapist:
Patrick K. Kam - Santa Rosa Back Fitness

John Stithem - Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy
Dave Townsend - Santa Rosa Physical Therapy

Best Place to Buy Cabinetry:
Granite Transformations - Santa Rosa

Dream Space Design - Santa Rosa
Cabinets 101 - Rohnert Park

Best Place to Buy Counters:
North Coast Tile and Stone - Santa Rosa

Granite Transformations - Santa Rosa
Surface Art Countertops - Healdsburg
Dennett Tile - Santa Rosa

Best Place to Buy Flooring:
Empire Floors - Santa Rosa

St. Francis Flooring - Santa Rosa
Rugworks - Rohnert Park

Best Place to Find the Perfect Gift:
The Classic Duck - Santa Rosa

Urban Garden - Santa Rosa
Corrick's - Santa Rosa
Velvet Ice Collection - Petaluma

Best Private School:
Cardinal Newman - Santa Rosa

Sonoma Academy - Santa Rosa
Sonoma Country Day School - Santa Rosa

Best Real Estate Agent:
Rob Sullivan - Coldwell Banker

Mike Ferl - W Real Estate
Ben LeBerthon- Coldwell Banker

Best Real Estate Company:
Keller Williams - Sonoma County

W Real Estate - Sonoma County
Vanguard Properties - Sonoma County

Best Salon:
Halo Salon - Santa Rosa

Reveal Hair Studio - Santa Rosa
La De Da Salon - Santa Rosa

Best Senior Care Facility:
Spring Lake Village - Santa Rosa

Friends House - Santa Rosa
Primrose Senior Care - Santa Rosa

Best Shopping Experience:
Montgomery Village - Santa Rosa

Downtown Healdsburg
Downtown Petaluma

Best Sports Medicine Doctor:
Kent Yinger, MD - Redwood Orthopedic Surgery

Ty Affleck, MD – Santa Rosa Sports & Family Medicine
Michael McDermott, MD - Santa Rosa Orthopaedics
Ty Affleck, MD - Sutter Health

Best Teacher:
Andrew Jowers - Maria Carrillo High School

Jeanette Inness- Healdsburg School
Renee Dumbadse-Carolmagno- Healdsburg School

Best Veterinarian:
PetCare - Santa Rosa

Dr. Grant Patrick, Montecito Veterinary - Santa Rosa
Dr. Jessica Klein, Wine Country Veterinary Hospital - Windsor