Our annual tip-of-the-hat to local businesses and organizations who have been nominated by our readers as truly exceptional in their chosen profession.


The Best of the San Gabriel Valley

We hope you enjoy the annual Readers’ Choice edition.
Readers’ Choice is our annual tip-of-the-hat, if you will, to local tradesmen and women, selected by you our readers, as tops in their chosen profession. This is a once a year deference to you, the reader, for giving us the opportunity to shine a Beacon (if you’ll pardon our shameless plug) on your favorite enterprise. Thanks to you, loyal readers and advertisers, this year we celebrate our 21st year publishing local newspapers (and, of course, our corresponding websites.)
We will continue to be your leading provider of relevant, trusted local news that affects and engages your community. We value deeply the role you all play in the production of the newspapers. Thank you.
This, indeed, feels more important now than ever with the rapid changes in the world, particularly in our ever-increasing digital integration. Thank you again for supporting local businesses …we will continue to bring you news and messages from our family of advertisers in perpetuity.


Dining out is a fine art and the selection process never easy with so many wonderful. mouthwatering eateries. Our readers have selected some of their best of the best in this category.



Our Readers have selected some of their favorite hideaways for some spectacular eats…here are the winners in this category.



“Food Glorious food, Cold Corned Beef and Mustard”… Nothing like food to sooth the savage beast. Timeless quotes from films of yesteryear will make you palate desire these favorites from our Readers’ Choice 2017 Poll.



Don’t tell your Orthodontist, but the love of sweets is truly addictive and there’s a plethora of pads that serve just about anything your sweet tooth and sweetheart’s desire. Here are our readers’ selections for the craving we all have at times.



Ah, the remarkable drink. As W.C.Fields used to say “ Water….Never touch the stuff…so luckily there are some options for those who prefer something a little stronger than old H20.

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Here in the San Gabriel Valley and surrounding areas there’s never a dull moment when it comes to live entertainment. Here are some of the best in the area.

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Shopping is much more fun than Amazon, albeit a bit more tiring.  But think about it:  Exercise, you deal with a real person and you don’t have to wait for delivery or worry about someone stealing the delivery from your doorstep ( as is all the rage these days according to police… ) Here are our Readers’ favorite choices for analog shopping.

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Health…It’s the number one thing on everyone’s mind these days, or should be.  Here are our readers’ selections for how to keep that heart pumping.  Live Long and Prosper.

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“Beauty is only skin deep,”…not according to our readers…Here are the tops in the trade of keeping us all looking our best for every occasion.

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The Three ‘R’s’  Our readers shed some light on some of the best local education facilities in the San Gabriel Valley.

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Who ya gonna call?  When you need that toilet fixed or need an attorney? Here’s a great selection of professionals who will do the job right the first time selected by our readers.

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Your community is a big part of your life and what makes it better are the people who volunteer and keep your community vibrant:  Here are our readers’ favorites.

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