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Best of Central California is all about engaging readers with area businesses. It is developed to deliver marketing messages to local residents and visitors.

We feature the places where our readers eat, shop, play and relax in our great community! 

Our program is developed into three major sections; Nominations, Voting and a Year-Round Celebration! There are over 290 nomination categories. We hope that you enjoy the Best of Central California!


Nominations are open to anyone who would like to participate. 


Nominations open at Noon on Monday, January 15 and are accepted through Friday, January 26 at 5PM. This is your way onto the official ballot!

There are no limits to the number of nominations each day. They are fast and simple to enter!

​Review Categories​


We review each entry to ensure that it is a business located in or serving our area.


There is no cost involved to be on the ballot. It is important to promote you and your company. Voting opens at 12PM on Monday, February 19 and ends at 5PM on Friday, March 8.

Voters can cast a ballot once daily when voting is in session!


Results will be displayed on,  our year-round digital destination. Regardless of how you or your guests and customers visit us, they will have the best experience.

Visitors register for a free profile and begin the journey following you and interacting.


Our experience is fully indexed by category, winning level and winning year.

Enhance your listing with an Annual Profile Page which includes additional photos, videos, interactive Google mapping, year-round ratings and visitor reviews, and more!

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