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Arts and Entertainment

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Arts and Entertainment 855 nominees
  • Gold Hill Vineyard, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Winery, 5700 Vineyard Ln Placerville CA 95667

    1. Gold Hill Vineyard (Placerville, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Winery

    "By far our favorite winery in the Greater Sacramento area. A visit to Gold Hill for us is an all day event involving a..."

  • 105.1 KNCI, Arts and Entertainment, FM Radio Station, 5244 Madison Ave Sacramento CA 95841

    2. 105.1 KNCI (Sacramento, CA)

    Nominee for: Best FM Radio Station

    "Have been all over our country and listened to other stations - Pat and Tom in the morning is by far the BEST! They..."

  • The Drum Lab, Arts and Entertainment, Music Instruction, 2164 Sunset Blvd Rocklin CA 95765

    3. The Drum Lab (Rocklin, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Music Instruction

    "Honestly, No better place to go, the drum lab instructors are dedicated professionals who will get u up and playing..."

  • Free Fall Stage, Arts and Entertainment, Indie Theater, Theatre Group, 800 Reading St Folsom CA 95630

    4. Free Fall Stage (Folsom, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Theatre Group

    "I Have seen many many of their productions. They always have High quality sets, acting, and scripts. An artistic and..."

  • Auburn Road, Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands, Sacramento/Roseville CA 95678

    5. Auburn Road (Sacramento/Roseville, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Local Bands

    "These girls are super talented. Winning this contest is only the beginning of what is sure to be a long successful..."

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Auto

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Auto 732 nominees
  • Kniesel's Auto Service Centers, Auto, Repair, Motorcycle Shop, Body Shop, 7649-A Sunrise Blvd Citrus Heights CA 95610

    1. Kniesel's Auto Service Centers (Citrus Heights, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Repair

    "I am a first time customer of Kniesel's and I was impressed. The staff is courteous and the premises are spacious and..."

  • Kniesel's Collision Centers, Auto, Body Shop, 7633 Sunrise Blvd Citrus Heights CA 95610

    2. Kniesel's Collision Centers (Citrus Heights, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Body Shop

    "I will always go back to Kniesel's. They treated me like family and went way above and beyond in helping me. I was..."

  • Quick Quack Car Wash, Auto, Car Wash, Car Stereo, Motorcycle Shop, Repair, 3436 Northgate Blvd Sacramento CA 95834

    3. Quick Quack Car Wash (Sacramento, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Car Wash

    "I highly recommend Quick Quack Car Wash I just love their "endless car wash special" I use this countless times in a..."

  • Maita Mazda, Auto, Car Dealership, 2410 Auburn Blvd Sacramento CA 95821

    4. Maita Mazda (Sacramento, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Car Dealership

    "Good luck! Please return the vote for Archival Framing under Shopping -- Custom Framing. Hope you make it to #1."

  • Detail Maniac, Auto, Car Wash, Detailing, 6320 Belleau Wood Ln Sacramento CA 95822

    5. Detail Maniac (Sacramento, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Detailing

    "The only place in Sacramento region for a truly professional service. Man & Ken are car enthusiasts first and work..."

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Beauty

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Beauty 1281 nominees
  • Bassil Kamas CMT, Beauty, Massage, Day Spa, Facial, Place to Get your Glow On, Hair Salon, 8525 Madison Ave. #144 Fair Oaks CA 95628

    1. Bassil Kamas CMT (Fair Oaks, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Massage

    "I’ve had many massages by different therapist however Bassil is far superior in his technique and touch. He is..."

  • Esthetics by Dawn, Beauty, Facial, Day Spa, 9010 Fairway Dr.  Roseville CA 95678

    2. Esthetics by Dawn (Roseville, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Facial

    "I live in Orange County and have had facials from the best of the best in So Cal. Believe it when I say that I've..."

  • Salon Bravissimo, LLC., Beauty, Hair Salon, Facial, Hair Color, Place to Get your Glow On, Waxing, Day Spa, Barber, Manicure and Pedicure, Massage, 2358 Fair Oaks Blvd Sacramento CA 95825

    3. Salon Bravissimo, LLC. (Sacramento, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Hair Salon

    "Salon Bravissimo has the most talented team of stylists in Sacramento!! Kristin Klinger has been my hair stylist for..."

  • Stylz Tattoos & Piercings, Beauty, Place to Get Inked and Pierced, Tattoo and Piercing, 2228 J Street Midtown Sacramento CA 95816

    4. Stylz Tattoos & Piercings (Midtown)

    Nominee for: Best Tattoo and Piercing

    "The name says it all stylz they are up on all the styles...from the latest to traditional these artist are talented and..."

  • Blush Nail Lounge, Beauty, Manicure and Pedicure, 1725 Iron Point Rd Folsom CA 95630

    5. Blush Nail Lounge (Folsom, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Manicure and Pedicure

    "I luv everything she does and i will go to her for my nails.You know your nail artists aren't just there to do your..."

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Casino Entertainment

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Casino Entertainment 48 nominees

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Cheap Eats

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Cheap Eats 786 nominees
  • Awful Annie's, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Breakfast, Healthy Lunch, Burger, Sandwich Shop, Brunch, New American, Pizza, 490 Lincoln Blvd. Lincoln CA 95648

    1. Awful Annie's (Lincoln, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Breakfast

    "Awfully Amazing food! Awesome service! (Amy is the best!!!) I have been going there for well over ten years. (May..."

  • Drewski's Hot Rod Kitchen, Cheap Eats, Food Truck, 3120 Ramona Ave Sacramento CA 95826

    2. Drewski's Hot Rod Kitchen (Sacramento, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Food Truck

    "Drewski's is amazing! Once I was following them around via their facebook locations. I kept missing them! I called them..."

  • Nugget Market, Specialty Food and Drink, Cheap Eats, Gourmet Grocery, Bakery, Sandwich Shop, 1040 Florin Road Sacramento CA 95831

    3. Nugget Market (Sacramento, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Sandwich Shop

    "I just had friends visit from Utah and took them to the Nugget in Roseville just to show it off. That store is awsome..."

  • Old Town Pizza, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Pizza, Healthy Lunch, Barbecue, Burger, Sandwich Shop, Italian, 150 Sacramento Street Auburn CA 95603

    4. Old Town Pizza (Auburn, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Pizza

    "OTP is by far the BEST pizza in California!!! It is a 45 min drive for me, but well worth it! Every pizza is piled high..."

  • Skip's Kitchen, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Burger, New American, Sandwich Shop, 4717 El Camino Ave Carmichael CA 95608

    5. Skip's Kitchen (Carmichael, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Burger

    "My husband and I stopped by Skip's Kitchen last night (3/18/13) to try them out. WOW! what a wonderful experience. The..."

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Fashion

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Fashion 383 nominees

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Great Meals

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Great Meals 988 nominees
  • El Novillero, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 4216 Franklin Blvd Sacramento CA 95820

    1. El Novillero (Sacramento, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Mexican

    "5 Stars is not enough for this truely authentic Mexican Restaurant. Our family has been eating there since the..."

  • Mikuni, Great Meals Restaurants, Sushi, 1530 J St Sacramento CA 95814 1565 Eureka Rd Roseville CA 95661 1735 Arden Way Sacramento CA 95815 4323 Hazel Ave Fair Oaks CA 95628 500 1st St, Ste 11 Davis CA 95616 8525 Bond Rd Elk Grove CA 95624

    2. Mikuni (Downtown)

    Nominee for: Best Sushi

    "If we were rating on atmosphere alone, I would give Mikuni 5 stars! Unfortunately Mikuni is not just a social hot spot..."

  • Visconti's Ristorante, Great Meals, Italian, 2700 E Bidwell St Folsom CA 95630

    3. Visconti's Ristorante (Folsom, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Italian

    "viscontis ristorante represents home style cooking. it has been family owned and operated for 17years in the city of..."

  • Skip's Kitchen, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Burger, New American, Sandwich Shop, 4717 El Camino Ave Carmichael CA 95608

    4. Skip's Kitchen (Carmichael, CA)

    Nominee for: Best New American

    "My husband and I stopped by Skip's Kitchen last night (3/18/13) to try them out. WOW! what a wonderful experience. The..."

  • Bacon & Butter, Great Meals, Cheap Eats, Brunch, New American, Breakfast, 1119 21st Street Midtown Sacramento CA 95811

    5. Bacon & Butter (Midtown)

    Nominee for: Best Brunch

    "Their french toast is a must try... and since it changes periodically depending on what is available locally, it is a..."

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Health and Fitness

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Health and Fitness 899 nominees
  • Baciarini's Martial Arts, Health and Fitness, Martial Arts, 912 5th Street Suite 100 Davis CA 95616

    1. Baciarini's Martial Arts (Davis, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Martial Arts

    "Having to leave this great dojo was the worst part about moving out of the area. They know just how to motivate in a..."

  • Fitness MD, Health and Fitness, Gym, Personal Trainers, General Fitness, Martial Arts, 10015 Foothills Blvd.  Roseville CA 95747

    2. Fitness MD (Roseville, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Gym

    "I joined Fitness MD Fit Club program on September 1st, 2006. This day has to be by far the most life changing day in my..."

  • Fliptastic, Health and Fitness, Cheer and Gymnastics, Gym, Dance Studio, General Fitness, Sporting and Fitness Gear, 6404 Fair Oaks Blvd Carmichael CA 95608

    3. Fliptastic (Carmichael, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Cheer and Gymnastics

    "I'm currently employed here, and working here has been the best experience so far in my time in the workforce. The..."

  • Folsom Bike, Health and Fitness, Bike Shop, Sporting and Fitness Gear, General Fitness, Personal Trainers, 7610 Folsom-Auburn Rd. Folsom CA 95630

    4. Folsom Bike (Folsom, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Bike Shop

    "FOLSOM BIKE! Where can I even start? The bikes there are so great and is at a GREAT LOCATION! If you're just getting..."

  • 5. Shape Health & Fitness (East Sacramento)

    Nominee for: Best Personal Trainers

    "Joining Shape Health and Fitness was probably the best decision I have ever made when it comes reaching my fitness..."

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Local Flavor

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Local Flavor 339 nominees

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Nightlife

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Nightlife 351 nominees
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    1. Ace of Spades (Downtown)

    Nominee for: Best Live Music Venue

    "Great sound quality, awesome layout (raised bar, main floor and mezzanine). Not a bad spot in the whole place. Service..."

  • 2. Palm Street Pub & Grill (Carmichael, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Neighborhood Bar

    "I'll type it again... you ARE, without fail, the absolute, most exponentially copacetic neighborhood bar in the known..."

  • 3. Track 7 Brewing Co. (Sacramento, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Brewpub

    "Hands down my favorite local brewery. They consistantly have amazing limited releases and all of the regular brews are..."

  • 4. Der Biergarten (Midtown)

    Nominee for: Best Beer Selection

    "usually 3 types of German sausages available without the bun! but they will give you one if you want it!"

  • 5. Palm Street Pub & Grill (Carmichael, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Sports Bar

    "I'll type it again... you ARE, without fail, the absolute, most exponentially copacetic neighborhood bar in the known..."

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Pets

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Pets 442 nominees
  • Folsom Dog Resort & Training Center, Pets, Training, Boarding, Pet Supplies, 525 Levy Rd Folsom CA 95630

    1. Folsom Dog Resort & Training Center (Folsom, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Boarding

    "Before my dog passed away I used to board him in Rancho Cordova. I must confess that it was cheaper than the FDR..."

  • 2. PETCO (Sacramento, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Training

    "Very committed, proficient, dedicated, and capable bathing and grooming... especially considering their grooming staff..."

  • 3. PETCO (Sacramento, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Pet Supplies

    "Very committed, proficient, dedicated, and capable bathing and grooming... especially considering their grooming staff..."

  • 4. PETCO (Sacramento, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Grooming

    "Very committed, proficient, dedicated, and capable bathing and grooming... especially considering their grooming staff..."

  • 5. Blue Cross Pet Hospital (Carmichael, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Veterinarians

    "Been taking my pets here for over 50 years. Back when Dr. Dillion was the owner. They have always treated my pets with..."

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Shopping

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Shopping 713 nominees

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Specialty Food and Drink

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Specialty Food and Drink 526 nominees
  • Freeport Bakery, Specialty Food and Drink, Weddings, Bakery, Cake, Desserts, Cupcake, Cupcakes

    1. Freeport Bakery (Sacramento, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Bakery

    "When I found the Freeport Bakery and saw it was a bit crowded I knew it must be good. The store is absolutely..."

  • Leatherby's Family Creamery, Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream Shop, Chocolate, Desserts, 2333 Arden Way Sacramento CA 95825

    2. Leatherby's Family Creamery (Sacramento, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Ice Cream Shop

    "This is a great attraction for kids or for a night out with the girls. I always look for Leatherby's at any event and..."

  • Nugget Market, Specialty Food and Drink, Cheap Eats, Gourmet Grocery, Bakery, Sandwich Shop, 1040 Florin Road Sacramento CA 95831

    3. Nugget Market (Sacramento, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Gourmet Grocery

    "I just had friends visit from Utah and took them to the Nugget in Roseville just to show it off. That store is awsome..."

  • Dutch Bros Coffee Citrus Heights, Specialty Food and Drink, Coffee Shop, Donuts, 7445 Madison Ave Citrus Heights CA 95610

    4. Dutch Bros Coffee Citrus Heights (Citrus Heights, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Coffee Shop

    "Dutch Bros is amazing! the staff is super friendly and outgoing the coffee is always delicious and their prices are way..."

  • Pushkin's Bakery, Specialty Food and Drink, Bakery, Desserts, Cupcakes, 1820 29th St Midtown Sacramento CA 95816

    5. Pushkin's Bakery (Midtown)

    Nominee for: Best Cupcakes

    "I went with my sister who is gluten intolerant. I won't lie I was hesitant to try their food because my sisters gluten..."

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Weddings

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2014 KCRA 3 A-List: Important Dates
Mar 10th
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Mar 17th
Voting Begins
Apr 27th
Last Week of Voting
May 4th
Voting Ends
May 12th
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