California Businesses Bring Home City Beat News Spectrum Awards for Customer Satisfaction

Among City Beat News’ most recent Spectrum Award recipients are three California businesses that have all won consecutive awards.

Lapeer, MI, December 03, 2018 --( Three California businesses have recently taken top honors from City Beat News for their amazing customer service. All of them are consecutive-year winners, bringing home top honors again in 2018 winning the prestigious City Beat News Spectrum Award.

Winners of the Spectrum Award are based on City Beat News’ independent, proprietary research and evaluation system, which identifies businesses and professionals with a track record of top-flight customer service. The rating system combines data collected from nominations, online and other customer reviews, surveys, blogs, social networks, business-rating services, and other honors and accolades — all of which express the voice of the customer. Those that earn a 4-star or 5-star rating receive the Spectrum Award.

Calm, A Salon ( in Oakland is located in the heart of Piedmont Avenue’s upscale shopping and gourmet district. The salon offers a serene studio with dedicated artists who understand the need to escape the hectic pace of everyday life, and they bring that environment to their clients. Having earned six consecutive Spectrum Awards, Calm, A Salon promises its clients calming and professional hair and beauty services delivered by a professional, highly trained staff. Owner Eryn Harrison and her team combine experience and knowledge with unparalleled customer service to provide their clients the ultimate experience. Visit the salon’s Award Page at® ( of Long Beach has earned four consecutive Spectrum Awards for customer satisfaction. In business for nearly three decades, the company has a lot of experience in providing world-class service to its clients when it comes to mortgages. Its promise to every client is make it the best mortgage experience ever, because ultimately the company wants to be each client’s broker for life. With that in mind,® always keeps clients’ interests ahead of its own. Visit the company’s Award Page at

The Body Gallery ( in San Francisco is a warm and welcoming Pilates studio conveniently located between the Financial District and Union Square. The four-time Spectrum Award winner works with go-getters and disciplined individuals who are tired of being in pain and are committed to doing something about it. The team at The Body Gallery offers quality, individualized instruction in a tranquil studio environment that encourages healing. They are dedicated professionals with a passion for what they do — supporting clients on their journey to becoming their healthiest and best possible self. Visit the studio’s Award Page at

“The Stirling Center is pleased to have City Beat News join it in the goal of researching, recognizing and promoting superior customer service,” says Frank Andrews, Executive Director of The Stirling Center for Excellence. “It is right in line with our mission of providing services and resources to companies that place an emphasis on providing an outstanding customer experience.”

City Beat News provides the results of its research to both consumers and businesses at no charge, reporting on its findings on a rolling annual basis. “Each and every year there is one rating posted just for you, the consumer, to help you find who has rated among the best,” says City Beat News Editor Jamie Rawcliffe. “The Spectrum Award winners have earned our highest ratings and are posted on our website with their own Award Page.”

About City Beat News and The Stirling Center
The Stirling Center includes a learning and resource center with courses, team training and support, executive coaching, articles, and case studies focused on excellence. Its objective is to encourage and enable excellence across many fields, wherever it can. The Stirling Center,, recognizes service excellence in both commercial businesses such as those served by City Beat News and Pulse of the City News, and its “life” and “public service” divisions.

City Beat News and The Stirling Center are located in Lapeer, Michigan. For more information, call 866-732-9800 or go online to
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