DATE: March 1, 2011

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Diablo magazine "Best of the East Bay" Poll Now Online

Walnut Creek, CA – Diablo magazine's annual online ballot for the “Best of the East Bay 2011” is now online through April 8. Collecting write-in votes in 129 categories, Diablo's editors invite readers to submit their picks for the best businesses in the East Bay. 

In this year's Best of the East Bay poll, Diablo editors ask readers to“vote for your favorite, can􀀂t-live-without-􀀁em Best of the East Bay foods, shops, services, kid-friendly places, fun spots, and style finds.” Anticipating nearly 150,000 votes, editors will tally the submissions and publish the winner (and toss in a few of their own expert picks) in the July mega-issue featuring The Best of the East Bay.

The prestigious awards are displayed front and center at so many “Best” businesses of the East Bay; many repeat-winners have quite a collection and offer special promotions to customers to celebrate their wins.

“Being recognized as a Diablo magazine Best of the East Bay winner is a great accomplishment and a feather in the cap of local businesses. This really sets a salon/spa above the others, as it is selected by the residents in the community,” said Bonnie Waters, owner of Changes Salon and Day Spa, a 28-time winner of the “BOEB” Salon, Spa, and Beauty categories.

Voters who cast their online vote for Best of the East Bay will be entered for a chance to win a fantastic Hawaii getaway, including four nights at the oceanfront Aston Maui Kaanapali Villas and round-trip airfare for two courtesy of Alaska Airlines.

Voting is open through April 8, 2011, at Diablo magazine is published by Diablo Publications in Walnut Creek, CA.

About Diablo Publications
For over 32 years, Diablo Publications has been creating award-winning publications, including Diablo magazine, Napa Sonoma magazine, The Walnut Creek Book, Diablo Arts, and the Tri-Valley California Visitors Guide. Covering travel, theater, lifestyle, and home design, Diablo Publications celebrates the people, places, and pleasure of the East Bay and North Bay. Diablo Publications’ custom content division, Diablo Custom Publishing (DCP), provides complete print and online marketing communications and customer publishing services for corporate clients nationwide. For more information, visit or