Services

Evoke Wellness Center — Best Acupuncture

Evoke Wellness Center, an integrative medicine center, provides customers with a variety of alternative medicine services such as acupuncture, reiki, essential oils, pranic healing and meditation lessons, plus various workshops and classes to help those seeking ways to heal their pain to do so successfully.

Cosmo's Barber Shop — Best Barbershop

California Collision — Best Auto Body Repair

Winning for a third year in a row, California Collision on California Avenue provides quality collision and auto body repair services with experienced staff and state-of-the-art equipment. Some of its services include one-day bumper repair, windshield and glass replacements, computerized paint matching and wheel repair.

Harry's Auto Repair — Best Auto Repair

Harry's Auto Repair provides top-of-the-line service for all vehicle makes and models. Holding to its two values, "Integrity and Ability," Harry's Auto Repair also assures customers that they don't perform any unnecessary repairs or maintenance services.

Cosmo's Barber Shop — Best Barbershop

Cosmo's on First Street is a previous winner in hairstyling categories and has won again for Best Barbershop. For over 40 years, owner Cosmo Panetta and his staff have impressed our readers, providing stylish haircuts for people of all ages.

Spotless — Best Carpet Cleaning

With over 40 years of combined experience in the field, Spotless utilizes science-based procedures to clean floors and fabrics, following tested formulas while still tailoring their methods to each specific customer and floor.

ChiroSports USA — Best Chiropractic Office

ChiroSports USA on Stoneridge Drive is a professional chiropractic, massage, fitness, cryotherapy and nutrition clinic that prides itself on superior patient treatment, education and customer satisfaction. And our readers have noticed, selecting ChiroSports as Pleasanton's Best Chiropractic Office.

Heavenly Day Spa & Salon — Best Day Spa

Heavenly Day Spa provides facials, massages, salon services, spa packages, nail care and even services for "mothers to be," which include prenatal massages, facials and pedicures. Their welcoming staff and soothing environment, made complete by their location in a quaint Victorian house, makes it our readers' favorite place for stress relief and relaxation.

Pleasanton Veterinary Hospital — Best Veterinarian

Pleasanton Family Dentist — Best Dental Office

Winning for the third year in a row, Dr. Sara Soleimani and her team at Pleasanton Family Dentist provide a state-of-the-art facility on Cedarwood Lane to ensure the highest quality dental care for their patients.

Maggie and Me — Best Dog Sitter/Daycare

With over eight years of experience, dog-lover Gigi Paradis, along with her own man's best friend Maggie, provides a quality dog-sitting service for anyone looking for someone to watch and care for their dog(s) during the day. The horse ranch in the hills of Sunol, on which her cozy home is located, provides a free and open space for the dogs, allowing for plenty of daily walks and exercise.

Rosewood Cleaners — Best Dry Cleaners

This year's Best Dry Cleaner uses an organic method of soil removal and state-of-the art equipment, taking pride in its high-quality services and environmentally friendly methods at its storefront in the Rosewood Pavilion.

Wealth Management Associates — Best Financial Planner

Wealth Management Associates, winner of five Readers' Choice awards over the years, aims to help customers make financially sound decisions through creating, monitoring and evaluating customers' financial portfolios.

Fit Style — Best Fitness Center/Gym

Located near the Hopyard Road and Stoneridge Drive intersection, repeat winner Fit Style offers a private personal training studio, complete with all the necessary exercise equipment, and provides the optimal environment for our readers to get motivated and get in shape.

Hairlights Salon — Best Hair Salon for Women

Hairlights offers a comprehensive selection of services such as haircuts, color, perms, relaxers, keratin smoothing treatments, make-up, facial waxing and special-occasion styles — all in a relaxing atmosphere that our readers love.

Richard's Heating & Air Repair — Best Heating/AC Service

Winning for its fourth year in a row, Richard's Heating & Air has expertly provided quality air conditioning and heating system maintenance services, striving to repair and not just replace. Their efficient and friendly customer service has also helped make Richard's Heating & Air a reliable Pleasanton favorite.

The Rose Hotel — Best Hotel

The Rose Hotel — Best Hotel

The Rose Hotel, a European-style boutique hotel nestled in downtown Pleasanton, has won yet again for Best Hotel. Offering the friendliness of a bed-and-breakfast and the luxury of a fine hotel, the Rose Hotel is the ideal place for an overnight stay in a comfortable, deluxe room.

Sandy Shane, State Farm — Best Insurance Agent

State Farm Insurance agent Sandy Shane has been voted this year's Readers' Choice Best Insurance Agent. Her knowledge, professionalism and unique ability to explain complicated insurance concepts and effectively educate her clients has gained the support of our readers.

Outer Visions Landscape Design — Best Landscaping Service

Now a three-time Readers' Choice winner, Outer Visions Landscape Design has continued to provide first-rate landscape design and consultation services to our readers. Approaching every task with meticulous care and professionalism, Outer Visions strives to add beauty, interesting textures and value to clients' homes.

Jue's Taekwon-Do — Best Martial Arts Studio

Located just across the street from the Pleasanton Weekly's office, Jue's Taekwon-Do offers 35 lessons each week to people of all ages and skill levels. Aiming to make the community safer and more aware, this repeat Readers' Choice winner centers its curriculum around the real-world applications within a traditional martial art.

Heavenly Day Spa & Salon — Best Massage

Also voted Best Day Spa, Heavenly Day Spa strives to encourage relaxation, healing and well-being, hoping their customers leave feeling re-energized. The services they offer include a Swedish therapeutic massage, a deep tissue massage, a raindrop therapy, a soothing warm stone massage, a couples massage, an aromatherapy massage and a reflexology massage.

Schlicher Orthodontics — Best Orthodontist

MD Laser Spa — Best Medical Spa

MD Laser Spa combines plastic surgery with med spa services, offering pampering, professional service and the best surgical skills there are. Primary surgeon and specialized facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Robert Gray ensures the highest quality of patient care, allowing patients to leave MD Laser Spa feeling relaxed and renewed.

Hello Nails & Spa — Best Nail Care

Hello Nails & Spa, at the corner of Hopyard Road and Valley Avenue, has won over our readers' hearts for another year in a row. Its upscale manicure and pedicure services and its friendly and comfortable setting have continued to satisfy and impress.

Valley EyeCare Center — Best Optometrist

Valley EyeCare Center boasts a team of highly qualified doctors and staff, providing some of the best medical, surgical, and vision services there are. In addition to its skilled staff, Valley EyeCare's continuing investments in new technology ensure the highest quality of care for patients' eyes.

Schlicher Orthodontics — Best Orthodontist

Earning a third straight win, Schlicher Orthodontics offers a variety of treatment options, fit to serve a variety of patients. Dr. William Schlicher and his team also aim to educate their patients about their diagnoses and treatment options, carefully tailoring treatments to best fit their needs.

Dog Dynasty — Best Pet Groomer

Dog Dynasty, born from a love of animals and growing demand for pet care, has won for Best Pet Groomer yet again. The team of experienced groomers provides any hair style to make customers' dogs look their best. Some other grooming services include de-shedding, nail trims, gland expression, ear cleaning and teeth brushing.

Images by Lori — Best Photographer

Lori Huneke, a Pleasanton native, provides a professional and personable photography service for anyone seeking a top-notch photo shoot. Her passion for capturing special moments in people's lives has made her popular and loved among our readers, allowing her to win Best Photographer for another year.

Savior Plumbing — Best Plumber

A family-owned residential plumbing contracting business, Savior Plumbing has become a reliable Pleasanton favorite. Top-quality services such as drain cleaning, gas line repairs, garbage disposal installation and leak detection have allowed them to accrue yet another Readers' Choice title this year.

Randall Cole Brown, PMZ Real Estate — Best Real Estate Agent/Team

Randall Cole Brown has continued his commitment to developing close relationships and friendships with clients, ensuring the best home-buying experiences for his clients and helping them successfully meet their real estate goals every step of the way. His helpfulness and trustworthiness have made him our readers' pick for Best Real Estate Agent this year.

PMZ Real Estate — Best Real Estate Brokerage

PMZ Real Estate has gained popularity among our readers due to the firm's quick results and ability to get the job done, easy accessibility to clients, focus on the community, leading-edge real estate technology tools, and highly trained, educated and experienced real estate agents.

Pleasanton Tutoring — Best Tutoring School

Specializing in local schools and their curriculum, Pleasanton Tutoring, a repeat winner, strives to inspire a love for learning among their students. The group of highly educated and experienced tutors, many of whom hold college degrees and years of experience teaching or tutoring, are all dedicated to providing the best learning experiences and education possible for their students.

Pleasanton Veterinary Hospital — Best Veterinarian

Pleasanton Veterinary Hospital, a back-to-back winner in this category, takes pride in emphasizing preventive and wellness care while still being highly equipped and qualified for any necessary procedures. The hospital's doctors and staff seek to ensure the highest level of health for all furry friends.

Zen Pilates & Fitness — Best Yoga/Pilates

Zen Pilates & Fitness, winning for their sixth time overall, has dependably continued to help and assist those seeking to relieve themselves of various ailments such as stress, pain, poor posture and insomnia. Not to mention, Dr. Traci Navarro also offers injury prevention consulting and educational functions to ensure that those feeling great at the moment will stay that way.