Oct. 22 2014 08:52 AM

Your picks for the best hotels, monuments and more in San Diego

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Best Beach


Honorable mention: La Jolla Shores, Torrey Pines, Ocean Beach, Pacific Beach

Best Public Park

Balboa Park

Honorable mention: Mission Bay Park, Bayfront Water Park, Kate Sessions Park, Trolley Barn

Best Community or Neighborhood Park

Balboa Park

Honorable mention: Morley Field Park, Kate Sessions Park, Presidio Park, Bird Park

Best Monument or Landmark

Sunset Cliffs

Honorable mention: Coronado Bridge, Cabrillo National Monument, Mt. Soledad, California Tower in Balboa Park

Best Neighborhood

Ocean Beach

Honorable mention: Little Italy, North Park, Normal Heights, Hillcrest

Best Place to Go Camping

Cardiff State Beach

Honorable mention: Cuyamaca State Park, Mt. Laguna, La Jolla Indian Reservation, San Onofre

Best Place to Get Married

Hotel Del Coronado

Honorable mention: The Prado, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Bali Hai, Marina Village

Best Elected Official

Todd Gloria

Honorable mention: Kevin Faulconer, David Alvarez, Susan Davis, Scott Peters

Best Lawyer or Law Firm

Aminpour & Associates

Honorable mention: Mr. Ticket, Golden State Law Group, Higgs Fletcher & Mack, Gordon & Rees

Best Boutique Hotel

Hotel Solamar

Honorable mention: The Pearl, The Lafayette, Tower 23, Hotel Indigo

Best Hotel Swimming Pool

The Lafayette

Honorable mention: Hilton Bayfront, Loews Coronado, The Pearl, Kona Kai Resort

Best Bank

Union Bank

Honorable mention: Chase, Wells Fargo, California Bank & Trust, Torrey Pines Bank

Best Local Credit Union

San Diego County Credit Union

Honorable mention: Mission Federal Credit Union, California Coast Credit Union, Navy Federal Credit Union, North Island Federal Credit Union

Best Place to Get a Bail Bond

King Stahlman

Honorable mention: Aladdin, Sanctuary, All Pro, Bail Hotline Bail Bonds

Best Place to Work

San Diego Zoo

Honorable mention: Stone Brewing Co., Keller Williams Realty, Qualcomm, County of San Diego

Best Private School

La Jolla Country Day School

Honorable mention: St. Augustine High School, Our Lady of Peace, The Bishop's School, Army and Navy Academy

Best Public School

Torrey Pines High School

Honorable mention: Point Loma High School, Eastlake High School, La Jolla High School, Coronado High School

Best Career College

Coleman University

Honorable mention: Art Institute of California - San Diego, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Kaplan College, Bellus Academy

Best College
or University

San Diego State University

Honorable mention: UC San Diego, University of San Diego, Point Loma Nazarene, Cal State San Marcos

Best Community College

San Diego Mesa College

Honorable mention: San Diego City College, Grossmont College, Southwestern Community College, Cuyamaca College

Best Local Sports Blog

Gaslamp Ball

Honorable mention: San Diego Sports Junkies, The Friarhood, San Diego Sports Domination, Lob Shots

Best Sports Team

San Diego Chargers

Honorable mention: San Diego Padres, San Diego Aztecs, Tijuana Xolos, San Diego Sockers

Best Pro Athlete

Phillip Rivers

Honorable mention: Antonio Gates, Phil Mickelson, Rob Machado, Andrew Cashner

Best Radio Personality

Halloran (91X)

Honorable mention: Geena the Latina (Channel 93.3), Hilary (FM 94.9), Chris Cantore (KPRI), AJ (Energy 103.7)

Best Radio Program

The Local Pyle
(FM 94/9)

Honorable mention: 91X Loudspeaker, Brunch With Bob & Friends (Pala Rez Radio), Lites Out w/ Kelly Cole (102.1 KPRi), The Homegrown Hour (102.1 KPRi)

Best Radio Station

FM 949

Honorable mention: 91X, Jazz 88.3, 95.7 Kiss, KPRi

Best Tourist Attraction

San Diego Zoo

Honorable mention: San Diego breweries, The USS Midway, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, SeaWorld

Best Tour Company

Hornblower Cruises

Honorable mention: Brewery Tours of San Diego, SD Beer & Wine Tours, San Diego Whale Watching Tours, Pacific Nature Tours

Best TV Personality

Dagmar Midcap (NBC 7)

Honorable mention: Turko (KUSI 51), Chrissy Russo (Fox 5), Catherine Garcia (NBC 7), Brad Perry (KUSI 51)

Best TV Station


Honorable mention: Fox 5, CBS 8, KUSI 51, KGTV 10


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