Hoping to surprise Travis with a gift, Emily selects a custom frame for one of her paintings at Sherman Gallery, voted Best Art & Picture Framing. Photo by Ashely Randall

{FINANCE}

Best Credit Union

1st Place
Kinecta Federal Credit Union
8601 Lincoln Blvd., Westchester
(310) 410-9672
3027 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 828-5795
kinecta.org

2nd Place
First Entertainment
Credit Union
2425 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica
11052 Washington Blvd., Culver City
(888) 800-3328, firstent.org

3rd Place
Wescom Credit Union
10970 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City
(888) 493-7266, wescom.org

Best Accounting Firm

1st Place
Sarlo Income Tax
1842 Washington Way, Venice
(310) 823-6363, sarlo.com

2nd Place
Richard Moon & Associates
5777 W. Century Blvd., Westchester
(310) 484-0800, rmacpas.com

3rd Place
Jeannine Young & Associates
1750 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 399-1556

Best Financial Advisor

1st Place
Michael Laine
Laine Wealth Management
126 Lomita St., El Segundo
(310) 568-4516
lainewealthmanagement.com

2nd Place
Ellen B. Holden, CFP
(310) 287-2095, holdenfp.com

3rd Place
Gerber Kawasaki
2716 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 399-6397, gerberkawasaki.com

{REAL ESTATE}

Best Mortgage Lender

1st Place
RPM Mortgage
4640 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 574-7700, rpm-mtg.com

2nd Place
CP Financial
12012 Washington Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 313-1254, cpfinancialinc.com

3rd Place
Bob & Cheryl Herrera
Real Estate Services
4640 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 985-5427, presnow.com

Best Real Estate Agent

1st Place
Stephanie Younger
Compass
7296 W. Manchester Ave., Westchester
(310) 499-2020, stephanieyounger.com

2nd Place
Michelle Martino
Keller Williams Silicon Beach
13274 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 880-0789, kwsiliconbeach.com

3rd Place
Tami Halton Pardee
Halton Pardee
1524 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
12410 Washington Blvd., Mar Vista
1626 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 907-6517, haltonpardee.com

Best Real Estate Team

1st Place
Stephanie Younger Group
7296 W. Manchester Ave., Westchester
(310) 499-2020, stephanieyounger.com

2nd Place
Bizzy Blondes
3516 S. Centinela Ave., Mar Vista
(310) 301-2323, thebizzyblondes.com

3rd Place
Fineman Suarez
13274 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 862-1761, finemansuarez.com

Best Real Estate Company

1st Place
Keller Williams Silicon Beach
13274 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 305-8333, kwsiliconbeach.com

2nd Place
Compass
7296 W. Manchester Ave., Westchester
(310) 499-2020, compass.com/la

3rd Place
Re/Max Estate Properties
124 Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 577-5300
7131 W. Manchester Ave., Westchester
(310) 802-6000
remax.com

{SPECIALTY SERVICES}

Best Architecture Firm

1st Place
Robert Sawyer Architects & Construction
8116 Gonzaga Ave., Westchester
(310) 699-8723, rsarch.org

2nd Place
David Hertz & The Studio
of Environmental Architecture
57 Market St., Venice
(310) 829-9932, davidhertzfaia.com

3rd Place
Marmol Radziner
12210 Nebraska Ave., West L.A.
(310) 826-6222, marmol-radziner.com

Best Interior Designer

1st Place
Amy DeVault Interior Design
13322 Washington Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 450-6626, amydevault.com

2nd Place
Cynthia Marks Interiors
2701 Airport Ave., Santa Monica
(310) 391-6190
cynthiamarksinteriors.com

3rd Place
JAZ Design
2202 Hill St., Santa Monica
(310) 450-2056, jazdesign.com

Best Law Firm

1st Place
Voss, Silverman & Braybrooke
4640 Admiralty Way, Ste. 800,
Marina del Rey, (310) 306-0515
vsbllp.com

2nd Place
Vergari & Napolitano
5777 W. Century Blvd., Ste. 1580, Westchester, (310) 410-4014
vn-law.com

3rd Plac0e
Law Offices of
Valeria C. Velasco
8055 W. Manchester Ave., Ste. 710,
Playa del Rey, (310) 821-7890
probateandestateplanningbyvalvelasco.com

Best Childcare Center

1st Place
LMU Children’s Center
1 Loyola Marymount University Dr., Ste. 1000, Westchester, (310) 258-8900
lmu.edu/lmucc

2nd Place
A Kid’s Place
12306 Venice Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 390-0401, akidsplacela.com

3rd Place
Carousel Preschool & Infant Center
7899 La Tijera Blvd., Westchester
(310) 216-6641, carouselschool.com

Best Hotel

1st Place
Shutters
on the Beach
1 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 458-0030
shuttersonthebeach.com

2nd Place
The Ritz-Carlton,
Marina del Rey
4375 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
(310) 823-1700, ritzcarlton.com
3rd Place
The Culver Hotel
9400 Culver Blvd., Culver City
(310) 558-9400, culverhotel.com

Best Art & Picture Framing

1st Place
Sherman Gallery
4039 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 305-1001, shermangallery.net

2nd Place
Mittel’s Art & Frame Center
2499 Lincoln Blvd., Venice
(310) 399-9500, mittelsartcenter.com

3rd Place
L.A. Art Exchange
922 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 828-6866, laartexchange.com

Best Dry Cleaner

1st Place
Hangers Cleaners & Laundry
800 Washington Blvd., Venice
(310) 827-9565

2nd Place
The Cleaning Baron
566 W. Washington Blvd.,
Marina del Rey, (310) 823-8003
cleaningbaron.com

3rd Place
Hollyway Cleaners
at Playa Vista
13020 Pacific Promenade, Playa Vista
(310) 862-5790, hollywaycleaners.com

Best Local Moving Company

1st Place
Starving Students Movers
(888) 931-6683, ssmovers.com

2nd Place
The Padded Wagon
(323) 263-4200, paddedwagon.com

3rd Place
Armor Moving Co.
(310) 836-0792
armormovingandstorage.com

Best Plumbing Service

1st Place
R+D Plumbing
and Rooter
12607 Venice Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 915-1530

2nd Place
Gerhard Weise Plumbing
Westchester, (310) 641-5404
gerhardweiseplumbing.com

3rd Place
Russell’s Plumbing
7607 Midfield Ave., Westchester
(310) 670-5537

{PUBLIC SERVICE}

Best Local Elected Public Official

1st Place
Congressman
Ted Lieu
1600 Rosecrans Ave., Manhattan Beach
(310) 321-7664, lieu.house.gov

2nd Place
L.A. City Councilman
Mike Bonin
7166 W. Manchester Ave.,
Westchester, (310) 568-8772
11thdistrict.com

3rd Place
L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti
200 N. Spring St., DTLA
(213) 978-0600, lamayor.org

Best Nonprofit Organization

1st Place
Heal the Bay
1444 9th St., Santa Monica
(310) 451-1500, healthebay.org

2nd Place
Didi Hirsch Mental
Health Services
4760 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City
(310) 390-6612, didihirsch.org

3rd Place
Venice Family Clinic
604 Rose Ave., Venice
(310) 392-8636, venicefamilyclinic.org

{EDUCATION}

Best High School

1st Place
Venice High School
13000 Venice Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 577-4200
venicehs-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com

2nd Place
Santa Monica High School
601 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 395-3204, samohi.smmusd.org

3rd Place
Culver City High School
4401 Elenda St., Culver City
(310) 842-4200, cchs.ccusd.org

Best Elementary or Middle School

1st Place
WISH Charter School
6550 W. 80th St., Westchester
(310) 642-9474, wishcharter.org

2nd Place
Coeur d’Alene Avenue
Elementary School
810 Coeur d’Alene Ave., Venice
(310) 821-7813, cdavenice.org

3rd Place
Goethe International
Charter School
12500 Braddock Dr., Del Rey
(310) 306-3484, goethecharterschool.org

Best Preschool

1st Place
Bilingual Ecole
Claire Fontaine
352 Westminster Ave., Venice
(310) 314-9976, laclairefontaine.org

2nd Place
Montessori PreSchool
12676 W. Washington Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 305-0226, montessoripreschool.us

3rd Place
Young Minds Learning
Academy
2802 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice
(310) 827-1144, youngmindsla.com

Best Private School

1st Place
St. Mark School
912 Coeur D’Alene Ave., Venice
(310) 821-6612, stmarkschool.com

2nd Place
Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences
Elementary School: 1715 Olympic Blvd.,
Santa Monica, (310) 828-1196
Middle and Upper: 1714 21st St.,
Santa Monica, (310) 829-7391
xrds.org

3rd Place
Westside Neighborhood School
5401 Beethoven St., Del Rey
(310) 574-8650, wnsk8.com

Best Afterschool Enrichment Program

1st Place
Boys & Girls Clubs of Venice
2232 Lincoln Blvd., Venice
(310) 390-4477, bgcv.org

2nd Place
Westchester Family YMCA
8015 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Westchester
(310) 670-4316, ymcala.org/westchester

3rd Place
Venice Arts
13445 Beach Ave., Del Rey
(310) 392-0846, venicearts.org

Best Coding School

1st Place
Beach Coders Academy
1101 N. Aviation Blvd., Manhattan Beach
(424) 254-9650, beachcoders.com

2nd Place
CodeREV Kids
1639 16th St., Santa Monica
(310) 450-4984, coderevkids.com

3rd Place
General Assembly
1520 2nd St., Santa Monica
(213) 263-4147, generalassemb.ly

Best Local College or University

1st Place
Loyola Marymount University
1 LMU Drive, Westchester
(310) 338-2700, lmu.edu

2nd Place
Santa Monica College
1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 434-4000, smc.edu

3rd Place
West Los Angeles College
9000 Overland Ave., Culver City
(310) 287-4200, wlac.edu

{PETS}

Best Veterinary Clinic

1st Place
Bay Cities Veterinary Hospital
13476 W. Washington Blvd.,
Marina del Rey, (310) 821-4967
vcahospitals.com/bay-cities

2nd Place
Dr. Shane Veterinary Medical Center
4816 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 305-7297, shanevet.com

3rd Place
VCA Marina Animal Hospital
2506 Lincoln Blvd., Venice
(310) 306-8707, vcahospitals.com/marina

Best Pet Groomer

1st Place
Healthy Spot
4718 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 827-8500
12746 Jefferson Blvd., Playa Vista
(323) 524-9400
1110 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica
(310) 458-2004
healthyspot.com

2nd Place
Dogromat
12926 Venice Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 306-8885

3rd Place
Seaside Grooming
318 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey
(310) 823-7798

{AUTOMOTIVE}

Best Auto Body Shop

1st Place
Marina West
Auto Body
12415 W. Jefferson Blvd., Del Rey
(310) 827-4292
marinawestautobody.com
2nd Place
Marina Auto Body
721 Washington Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 822-6615, marinaautobody.com

3rd Place
Westway Auto Body &
Paint Shop
1718 20th St., Santa Monica
(310) 828-0151, westwayautobody.com

Best Auto Repair Shop

1st Place
Playa West Automotive
8145 W. Manchester Ave., Playa del Rey
(310) 822-9115

2nd Place
Marina Shell
4770 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 823-2330
marinashell.mechanicnet.com

3rd Place
Modesti’s Car Care Center
12121 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City
(310) 827-2400, modestis.com

Best Auto Dealership Repair Service

1st Place
Marina del Rey Toyota
4636 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 439-9894, marinadelreytoyota.com

2nd Place
W.I. Simonson
1626 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica
(855) 677-2690, wisimonson.net

3rd Place
Airport Marina Honda
5850 W. Centinela Ave., Westchester
(310) 651-8629, airportmarinahonda.com

Best Oil Change Service

1st Place
Marina Shell
4770 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey
(310) 823-2330
marinashell.mechanicnet.com

2nd Place
Handy J
12681 Washington Blvd.,
Mar Vista, (310) 398-6211
handyj-carwash.com

3rd Place
Modesti’s Car Care
12121 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City
(310) 827-2400, modestis.com

Best Auto Detailing or Car Wash

1st Place
Handy J
12681 Washington Blvd., Mar Vista
(310) 398-6211, handyj-carwash.com

2nd Place
Westchester
Hand Wash
8801 Sepulveda Westway, Westchester
(310) 348-9677
westchesterhandwash.com

3rd Place
Beach Cities Car Wash
2305 Lincoln Blvd., Venice
(310) 822-9274

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