Best of Silicon Valley 2001 - Readers' Picks

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Readers' Survey Winners:
Valley Life

Best Dotcom to Fold

First Place
Webvan.com

Second Place
Pets.com


Best Local Monument

First Place
Quetzalcoatl
Plaza de Cesar Chavez, Market Street and Park Avenue

Second Place
Winchester Mystery House
525 S. Winchester Blvd., S.J.
408.247.2101

Third Place
Fallon Statue
Unknown location in Oakland


Best Place to Bring Friends

First Place
University Avenue, Palo Alto

Second Place
Filoli Gardens
86 Cañada Road, Woodside
650.364.8300

Third Place
Downtown Los Gatos


Best Reason to Hang Tough in the Valley

First Place
Weather

Second Place
People

Third Place
Close to the Beach


Best Reason to Cut and Run from the Valley

First Place
Cost of Living

Second Place
Traffic

Third Place
People


Best Radio Station

First Place
KSJO-FM (92.3)

Second Place
Alice (KLLC-FM, 97.3)

Third Place
KFOX-FM (98.5)


Best Morning Radio Show

First Place
Dog House
WILD 94.9 FM

Second Place
Lamont & Tonelli
KSJO -FM (92.3)

Third Place
Sarah & Vinnie
Alice (KLLC-FM, 97.3)


Best Hidden Shortcut

First Place
Monterey Road to Morgan Hill


Best Politician

First Place
Tom McEnery

Second Place
Mike Honda


Best Religious Leader

First Place
Rev. Carole Lunde
Unity Center of Silicon Valley
125 E Campbell Ave., Campbell

Second Place
James Mifsud, S.M.
Queen of Apostles Church
4911 Moorpark Dr., San Jose
408.233.7560


Best Solution to Traffic Woes

First Place
Telecommute

Second Place
Public Transit

Third Place (Tie)
Lay-offs

Bicycle to work


Best High-Tech Campus

First Place
Apple Computer
1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino

Second Place
Adobe Systems
345 Park Ave., S.J.

Third Place
Sun Microsystems
901 San Antonio Rd., Palo Alto


Best Thing to do While Collecting Unemployment

First Place
Volunteer

Second Place
Drink

Third Place
Travel


Best Drug Treatment Program

First Place
Alcoholics Anonymous

Second Place
Cold Turkey


Best 12-Step Program

First Place
Alcoholics Anonymous


Best Synagogue/Church

First Place
St. Joseph of Cupertino Parish
10110 N. De Anza Blvd., Cupertino
408.252.7653

Second Place
Queen of Apostles Church
4911 Moorpark Ave., S.J.
408.253.7560


Best Public Bathrooms

First Place
The Fairmont Hotel
170 S. Market St.,San Jose

Second Place
Your own

Third Place
Nordstrom


Best Place in the Valley to Visit Before Pulling Up Stakes and Leaving

First Place
San Jose International Airport

Second Place
Paramont's Great America

Third Place
Mount Hamilton


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From the October 18-24, 2001 issue of Metro, Silicon Valley's Weekly Newspaper.

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