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Readers' Survey Winners

Best AM Radio Personality
1st Place
Ronn Owens

2nd Place
Rush Limbaugh

3rd Place
Gary Radnich

Best FM Radio Personality
1st Place
Howard Stern

2nd Place
Lamont & Tonelli

3rd Place
Don Bleu

Best Local Journalist
1st Place
Leigh Weimers
San Jose Mercury News

2nd Place
Richard von Busack
Metro

3rd Place
Mark Purdy
San Jose Mercury News

Best TV News Anchor
1st Place
Anna Chavez

2nd Place
Dennis Richmond

3rd Place
Maggi Scura

Best TV News Hair
1st Place
Terilyn Jo

2nd (tie) Place
Anna Chavez
Maggi Scura

3rd (tie) Place
Leslie Griffith
Judy Garcia

Best Local Author
1st Place
Amy Tan

2nd Place
John Steinbeck

3rd Place
Michael Malone

Best Local Politician
1st Place
Susan Hammer

2nd (tie) Place
Zoe Lofgren
Pat Dando

3rd (tie) Place
Tom Campbell
John Vasconcellos

Best Elected Offical to Vote Out of Office
1st Place
Pete Wilson

2nd Place
Bill Clinton

3rd (tie) Place
Susan Hammer
Mike Honda

Best Movie Theater
1st Place
Century 21­25

2nd Place
Camera Cinemas

3rd Place
Century Capitol 16

Best New Building
1st Place
Adobe

2nd Place
San Jose Arena

3rd Place
UA Pavilion

Best Place to Propose Marriage
1st Place
Beach

2nd Place
Hakone Gardens

3rd Place
Villa Montalvo

Best Local Sex Symbol
1st Place
Saberkittens

2nd Place
Mayor Susan Hammer

3rd (tie) Place
Eric Wynalda
Kristi Yamaguchi

Best Place to Take a Date for Over $10
1st Place
La Fondue
14510 Big Basin Way., Saratoga
(408/867-3332)

2nd Place
Great America
1 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara
(408/988-1776)

3rd Place
Black Angus
various locations

Best Place to Take a Date for Under $10
1st Place
Taco Bell

2nd Place
McDonald's

3rd Place
Golfland

Best Place to Hang Out After Midnight
1st Place
Home

2nd Place
Denny's

3rd Place
Taco Bravo

Best Place to Take Out-of-Town Guests
1st Place
Great America
1 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara
(408/988-1776)

2nd Place
Los Gatos

3rd Place
South First Street

Best Scenic Drive
1st Place
Highway 9

2nd (tie) Place
Skyline Boulevard, Highway 1

3rd Place
Interstate 280

Best Mall
1st Place
Valley Fair
2855 Stevens Creek Blvd., San Jose
(408/248-4451)

2nd Place
Stanford Shopping Center
180 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
(800/772-9332)

3rd Place
Great Mall
341 E. Capitol Expwy., Milpitas
(408/956-2033)

Best Sportscaster
1st Place
Gary Radnich

2nd Place
David Lee

3rd Place
Mark Ibañez

Best Place to Have a Birthday Party--Kids
1st Place
Chuck E. Cheese
2445 Fontaine Road, San Jose
(408/238-9110)

2nd Place
Discovery Zone, Inc.
648 Blossom Hill Road, San Jose
(408/225-4386)

3rd Place
Bullwinkle's
777 Lawrence Expwy., Santa Clara
(408/249-4666)

Best Place to Have a Birthday Party--Adults
1st Place
TGI Fridays

2nd Place
San Jose Live!

3rd Place
Pink Poodle

Best Place to Work
1st Place
Home

2nd (tie) Place
Hewlett-Packard
Cisco Systems

3rd Place
IBM

Best Internet Service Provider
1st Place
America Online

2nd Place
Netcom

3rd Place
Best Internet Communications

Best Local BBS
1st Place
L!veWire
Modem: 408/298-8646

2nd Place
KTEH
Virtual Valley: 408/999-0966

Best Web Page
1st Place
www.yahoo.com

2nd (tie) Place
www.sjmercury.com
www.kome.com

3rd Place
www.cameranet.com

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From the 1996 Best of the Valley issue of Metro, September 19-25

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