Local Services in Brentwood

Portrait Packages with Three-Image CD and Prints or Gallery-Wrap at JCPenney Portraits (Up to 88% Off)

JCPenney Portraits

Multiple Locations

$129.93 $25

Professional photographers capture families, babies, and individuals with custom backgrounds, props, and variety of poses

One Month of Part- or Full-Time Preschool at Little Angels Country School (Up to 51% Off)

Little Angels Country School

Antioch

$765 $379

Pre-schoolers are exposed to curriculum including computer labs, intro to Spanish, and gardening during half- or full-day preschool sessions

$50 for $100 Groupon — Mattress By Appt

Mattress By Appt

Pittsburg

$100 $50

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$45 for Career Interest and Academic Assessment with Planning Session at C2 Education ($215 Value)

C2 Education

Multiple Locations

$215 $45

After assessing career interest, personality, and academics, director creates academic program designed to address needs of K–12 students

$74 for $165 Worth of Services at College Nannies + Tutors

College Nannies & Tutors

Blackhawk

$165 $74

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Video or Film Transfer at Cinefone (Half Off). Two Options Available.

Cinefone

Danville

$60 $30

Mail in or drop off film reels and video tapes from nearly any format, while specialists digitally restore and transfer footage to DVD

$69 for an American Heart Association First-Aid, CPR, and AED Class ($140 Value)

Safety Training Seminars

Multiple Locations

$140 $69

Five-hour American Heart Association class teaches CPR, defibrillator use & basic first-aid techniques; certification is valid for two years

Four or Six Guitar, Beginner Piano, or Voice at Jones Guitar and Vocal Instruction (Up to 64% Off)

Jones Guitar and Vocal Instruction

Concord

$130 $50

Seasoned instructor Ranjani Jones teaches basic theory, sight-reading, and technique for guitar, beginner piano, and voice

One or Three Wash and Blow-Drys with Nail Clipping for Any Size Dog at Elite Canine Daycare & Spa (Up to 48% Off)

Elite Canine Daycare & Spa

San Ramon

$35 $19

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Stylists scrub dogs with natural shampoos and conditioners available in scents such as eucalyptus mint and oatmeal

Tax Prep for W-2, Schedule A, or Schedule C from Sahota Tax Center (Up to 51% Off)

Sahota Tax Center

Sahota Tax

$100 $49

Financial professionals help taxpayers maximize their returns with W-2, Schedule A, or C filing assistance

Photography Fundamentals and/or Night Photography Workshop from Eric Gould Photography (Up to 57% Off)

Eric Gould Photography

Multiple Locations

$150 $69

Hands-on workshop introduces camera controls and artistic methods; evening classes work with sunsets, silhouettes, and dusk-lit images

$25 for $55 Worth of One tutoring session — Science Tutor 4 Me

Science Tutor 4 Me

San ramon

$55 $25

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$99 for Baby's 1st Year Photo Package with Five Sessions and $375 in Print Credits from ultra-spective ($700 Value)

Ultra-spective

Livermore

$700 $99

Baby's first year is captured with a maternity session, a newborn session, and sessions at 4, 8, and 12 months; $375 in print credits

$100 for $200 Toward Six-Week Dog Obedience Training Class — At Your Bark N Call

At Your Bark N Call

Livermore

$200 $100

Six-week obedience class for dogs six months and older covers basic obedience, manners, and common behavioral issues

$70 for $140 Worth of Singing Lessons — The Studio of Meghan Michelle McGovern

The Studio Of Meghan Michelle Mcgovern

Alamo

$140 $70

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$75 for 2-Hour Family Photo Shoot with 10 Prints at Protege Photography Studio ($350 Value)

Protege Photography Studio

Pleasant Hill

$350 $75

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Pro shutterbugs capture portraiture of families of five or fewer

$75for a Two-Hour Pet Shoot with an Online Gallery and Prints at Animal Stars Photography $350

PROTEGE- Animal Star Photography

Pleasant Hill

$350 $75

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An outdoor garden or indoor studio serves as a background to pets during a two-hour photo shoot

Tailoring at The House of Couture (50% Off). Two Options Available.

The House of Couture

Downtown Walnut Creek

$40 $20

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Experienced tailor creates custom, one-of-a-kind designs for both men and women, and can also alter garments

Six-Page Website and One Month of Website Hosting from Gutensite (45% Off)

Gutensite

Walnut Creek

$500 $275

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One or Three Spiritual-Counseling Sessions at Adventure Quests International Counseling Service (Up to 57% Off)

Adventure Quests International Counseling Service

Walnut Creek

$99 $49

Sessions designed to give clients a more mystical and magical perspective provide them with tools to bring them greater joy

$25 for $56 Worth of Pet Care — Animal Medical Center of Pleasanton

Animal Medical Center Of Pleasanton

Pleasanton

$56 $25

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$79 for a Basic Income Tax Package with 1040 and Electronic Filing at Fox & Associates ($400 Value)

Fox & Associates

Pleasanton

$400 $79

Accounting professionals prepare 1040s for filing electronically

Four or Eight Lessons for String Instruments, Guitar, Flute, or Piano at New World Music Academy (Up to 53% Off)

New World Music Academy

Pleasanton

$170 $85

Professional performers teach students to play guitar, flute, or string instruments; piano classes take place in a group setting

$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($129.95 Value)

American Guitar Academy

Tracy

$129.95 $49

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

Four-Week Puppy-Training Course or a Six-Week Dog-Obedience Course at Fox K9 Training (Up to 55% Off)

Fox K9 Training

Tracy

$125 $59

Dogs and pups learn basic obedience skills from a certified trainer of search-and-rescue dogs

$149 for Professional Income-Tax Preparation at Fiesta Auto Insurance ($350 Value)

Fiesta Auto Insurance

Multiple Locations

$350 $149

Tax preparers complete federal, state, and local income-tax returns then e-file them

One or Two Months of 30- or 60-Minute Private Lessons and Other Perks at Bradley School of Music (Up to 52% Off)

Bradley School of Music

Lafayette

$162.50 $79

Students of all ages learn to play the guitar, piano, drums, or other instruments in a supportive environment with an on-staff psychologist

One-Hour Photo Shoot with Prints and Multiple Outfit Changes at The Classy Boudoir (Up to 85% Off)

The Classy Boudoir

Martinez

$475 $79

Both options include a one-hour photo shoot with multiple outfit changes

$19 for a 30-Minute Photo Shoot Package with Prints and E-view CD from Portrait Scene ($218 Value)

Portrait Scene

Stockton

$218 $19

Seasoned photographers capture individuals and families during on-location shoots

$15 for $29 Worth of Pet Care — Rosemarie Pet Hospital

Rosemarie Pet Hospital

Stockton

$29 $15

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Three or Five Videotape-to-DVD Transfers at Media Fusion Studios (50% Off)

Media Fusion Studios

Stockton

$89.85 $45

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Technicians preserve memories on outmoded formats, such as VHS, 8mm, and MiniDV, by transferring them to DVD

30- or 60-Minute On-Location Photo Shoot with Prints from Remember This Moment Photography (80% Off)

Remember This Moment Photography

On Location

$299 $59

Photographer snaps shots of up to five subjects in backyards or on beaches, transforming the pixels to prints and retouched digital images

Eight-Course Online Photography Course from Capturing True Emotion ($250 Value)

Capturing True Emotion

Online Deal

$250 $49

Through online videos and coursework, a professional photographer imparts how to have complete control of a digital camera

$99 for a Complete CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ IT-Certification Bundle from IT University Online ($2,695 Value)

IT University Online

Online Deal

$2,695 $99

Expert lectures, multimedia aids, and exam simulators aid in three courses, strengthening resumés and enhancing marketability

$69 for CompTIA A+, Network+ and Security+ IT Certification Training Bundle from Career Academy ($1,485 Value)

Career Academy

Online Deal

$1,485 $69

Online courses with video instructions help IT professionals attain certifications in networking and corporate security

$163 for $650 Worth of Engagement Photography — The Grand Allure Photography

The Grand Allure Photography

Redeem from Home

$650 $163

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60-Minute On-Location Photo Shoot Plus Print Package from Chaves Photography (50% Off)

Chaves Photography

On Location

$125 $63

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Media Transfers to DVD or Digital File at Denevi Digital Imaging (Up to 84% Off). Four Options Available.

Denevi Digital Imaging

Online Deal

$140 $22

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Careful professionals convert home-video tapes, film, photos, and slides into DVD format and provide free editing software

$89 for a One-Year Platinum Membership with Online Courses and Certificates from UniversalClass ($189 Value)

UniversalClass

Online Deal

$189 $89

One year of unlimited access to over 500 online courses in subjects such as Quicken, homeopathy, Italian cooking, and Egyptian mythology

$25 for $50 Toward Computer Repair Services at Afinastar Group and Technologies

Afinastar Group and Technologies

Elks Building

$50 $25

Experienced technicians perform all manner of computer repairs, including data recovery and virus removal

$19.99 for $60 Worth of DVD and Digital Conversion Services of VHS Tapes and Film Reels from YesVideo

YesVideo

Online Deal

$60 $19.99

Send in VHS tapes and film reels to access your memories from any computer, tablet, or smartphone, or order a personalized DVD

One, Two, or Three Years of Online Guitar or Bass Lessons from Dangerous Guitar (Up to 91% Off)

Dangerous Guitar

Online Deal

$134.55 $18

More than 650 high-definition videos give professional instruction in a wide range of playing styles

$99 for an IT Database Admin Online Training Bundle from Database Training Academy ($3,595 Value)

Database Training Academy

Online Deal

$3,595 $99

More than 150 hours of training in all areas of database technology ranging from SQL to Oracle

$66 for $120 Worth of Videography Services — Stockton Sports Net

Stockton Sports Net

Redeem from Home

$120 $66

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On-Location Photo-Shoot Package or a Photography for a Small to Medium Wedding from R. Delp Photography (Up to 82% Off)

R. Delp Photography

On Location

$325 $59

Choose 2 locations for onsite shoots for up to 5 subjects; capture joyful wedding memories with 6 hours of coverage, plus a print credit

One, Three, or Seven Half-Hour Virtual Music Lessons from Peace of Mind Music Lessons (Up to 61% Off)

Peace of Mind Music Lessons

Redeem from Home

$20 $10

Communicating via Skype, instructors work with students during music classes that focus on subjects such as vocals, guitar, and theory

$13 for 4.5-Gallon Propane Refill at Shell Charter Way ($20 Value)

Shell Charter Way

Stockton

$20 $13

At the Shell gas station, fuel experts refill client's propane tanks with 4.5 gallons of fuel

One, Two, or Three Nights of Dog Boarding or Canine Dental Cleaning at Redwood Animal Hospital (Up to 66% Off)

Redwood Animal Hospital

Castro Valley

$38 $19

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Vets scrub away tartar and bacteria from dogs under sedation; dogs stay in spacious accommodations while their owners are away

$31 for $125 Worth of Photo Printing — Suntech Prints

Suntech Prints

Hayward

$125 $31

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$39 for a Boudoir Photo-Shoot Package at Modern Love Photography ($550 Value)

Modern Love Photography

Downtown Hayward

$550 $39

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Inside a sunlit loft, clients pose on beds and furniture for a sultry boudoir shoot, which yields proofs on the same day

$159 for 40-Hour Bartending Certification Course at ABC Bartending School ($535 Value)

ABC Bartending School

Multiple Locations

$535 $159

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Instructors guide burgeoning bartenders within a real bar, preparing them to mix, stir, and shake drinks for fun or professionally

4 Days of Cage-Free Pet Boarding from Kanlove Dogs (60% Off)

Kanlove Dogs

San Leandro

$160 $64

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$385 for $700 Worth of Wedding Photography — Photography By Aizhan

Photography By Aizhan

San Leandro

$700 $385

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$47 for $85 Worth of Financial Consulting — Huerta Income Tax

Huerta Income Tax

Lodi

$85 $47

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$75 for $150 Worth of Computer Repair Services at Bits 'N' Bytes

Bits 'N' Bytes

Lodi

$150 $75

Experienced technicians can remove viruses, repair hardware and software, recover data, and upgrade systems

$33 for $60 Worth of Life Coaching — natural born psychic

Natural Born Psychic

Union City

$60 $33

Combination reading (palm, tarot, and psychic) or your choice of incense, candles, or oils

In-Home or Small-Group Classroom Chinese Tutoring Sessions for Grades K-12 at United Education (58% Off)

United Education

Union City

$160 $75

English-speaking students in grades K-12 are immersed in Chinese language and culture at in-home and classroom tutoring sessions

$59 for Tutoring Package with Diagnostic Test and Four 60-Minute Tutoring Sessions at Kims Academy ($350 Value)

Kims Academy

Multiple Locations

$350 $59

After a diagnostic assessment, tutors assist kids with math, reading, or writing skills to prepare for the SAT or ACT

$99 for Two Subject Assessments with Registration Fee at Sylvan Learning ($285 Value)

Sylvan Learning

Manteca

$285 $99

After thorough skills assessments in a choice of two subjects, learning professionals devise a custom study plan

Academic Evaluation with Four or Eight Tutoring Sessions at Huntington Learning Center (Up to 82% Off)

Huntington Learning Center

Fremont

$403 $89

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Using a comprehensive academic evaluation and customized tutoring, certified tutors help students overcome their scholastic struggles

2-, 5-, or 10-Day Office-Space Rental at Second Work Space (Up to 61% Off)

Second Work Space

Fremont

$40 $19

Collaborative work environment with high-speed Internet, ergonomic chairs and desks, coffee, and a fax machine, scanner, copier, and printer

One or Three 45-Minute Life- and Relationship-Coaching Sessions at Hymn Wellness (Up to 76% Off)

Hymn Wellness

Multiple Locations

$165 $59

Life coach helps clients overcome professional and relationship roadblocks and achieve their goals

Online or On-Location Traffic School at Urban Traffic School (44% Off)

Urban Traffic School

Central Downtown

$12.49 $7

This DMV- and court-approved course was developed by education professionals with more than 15 years of experience

Piano or Guitar Lessons at Exploring Music (Up to 57% Off). Four Options Available.

Exploring Music

Multiple Locations

$70 $32

Talented instructors tailor lesson plans to each student's tastes and skill level during private or group music lessons

$275 for a Nine-Week Creative Writing Class for Kids Ages 8–15 at Kids Be Inspired ($630 Value)

Kids Be Inspired

Fremont

$630 $275

Kids ages 8–15 learn a variety of writing styles and processes to develop creative paragraphs and essays

$88 for $175 Towrd Tax Preparation — eTax Relief

Etax Relief

East Industrial

$175 $88

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$39 for $100 Worth of Custom-Framing Services at Artistic Picture Framing

Artistic Expert Picture Framing

North Berkeley

$100 $39

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Staff consult on materials and colors to frame jerseys, portraits, and art with upgrades such as UV-conservation glass and acid-free matting

$30 for $60 Groupon — Russian Program "Krugozor"

Russian Program “krugozor”

South Berkeley

$60 $30

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Computer Repair for One or Two Computers at eon Technologies (Up to 51% Off)

eon Technologies

Alameda

$100 $50

Computer support professionals with over 20 years experience address system issues, expel viruses, and optimize performance

Dry-Cleaning Services or Wedding-Dress Preservation at Hi Hat Environmentally Clean Drycleaners (Up to 51% Off)

Hi Hat Environmentally Clean Drycleaners

Upper Dimond

$20 $10

Dry cleaners eschew toxic chemicals in favor of eco-friendly solutions in a shop that once cleaned garments for the likes of Lauren Bacall

$70 for $350 Worth of Services at Marcus Edwards Photography

Marcus Edwards Photography

Fruitvale Station

$350 $70

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$5 Buys You a Coupon for Pepper Spray with the Purchase of a Personal Safety Class at The Loss Prevention Group

The Loss Prevention Group

Downtown

$5 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for a bottle of pepper spray with the purchase of a personal safety class at the Loss Prevention Group

One-Hour Family or Headshot Photo Shoot with Five Retouched Digital Images from MooD-ology Photography (Up to 86% Off)

MooD-ology Photography

Oakland

$350 $49

Photographer snaps dramatically lit family portraits or headshots during in-studio sessions that yield five retouched digital images

$75 for $150 Groupon — John R. Edwards, Life Coach

John R. Edwards

Pill Hill

$150 $75

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Two- or Four-Hour Photo-Booth Rental from 143 Photo Booth (Up to 58% Off)

143 Photo Booth

Merritt

$695 $299

Party packages include the use of props and a CD of all images; booth attendant takes care of setup and takedown

Two or Four Salsa Classes at Rueda Con Ritmo (Up to 62% Off)

Rueda Con Ritmo

In The Groove

$26 $10

Hour-long classes feature four different levels of Cuban-style salsa dancing

Rossiter System Stretching Class on Sunday, September 21 at Strategic Bodywork (Up to 81% Off). Four Sessions.

Strategic Bodywork

Emeryville

$200 $39

Learn simple, two-person stretches that help relieve chronic pain throughout the body

One or Three Pottery Classes at Play With Clay (50% Off)

Play With Clay

Emeryville

$30 $15

Pottery classes teach students of all ages and skill levels how to turn lumps of shapeless clay into exquisite decorative stoneware

Four Days of Boarding or Grooming for a Small, Medium, or Large Dog at Pets with Attitudes (Up to 64% Off)

Pets with Attitudes

Pinole

$165 $65

Pets boarded in a safe facility for overnight stays; expert groomers primp pups

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The staff members at Sylvan Learning's numerous study facilities understand that each child learns differently. Therefore, they don’t try to implement a uniform tutoring system; instead, they design custom lesson programs based on the results of standardized testing, diagnostic tools, and one-on-one interviews.

Tutors work with students from kindergarten through grade 12, illuminating topics ranging from basic reading and writing to remembering complex algebraic formulas without having them tattooed on your chest. Many of Sylvan’s instructors work in local schools, so they are intimately familiar with common curricula and understand how to gear lessons toward optimal results. After-school and summer classes can ready high-schoolers for the rigors of the ACT or the SAT, or they can help students to wow college-admissions officers with their superior essay-writing skills.

2200 Sand Creek Rd
Brentwood,
CA
US

Super Balloons Plus is a balloon and party store that specializes in balloon decoration and favors in weddings, baby showers, graduations, birthdays and other special events.

553 3rd St
Brentwood,
CA
US

The Preschool Prep Company's award-winning line of DVD's and books are designed to teach children basic concepts such as letters, numbers, shapes, and colors. Founder Kathy Oxley has good reason to believe that toddlers’ can easily learn these concepts. After exposure to the alphabet, Oxley’s 14-month-old daughter began to recognize letters on signs and in books. Within a year, the two-year-old could read simple words on her own. Preschool Prep aims to provide children with a basic set of tools they'll be able to use when they're ready to learn how to read. In the end, it's a philosophy very similar to other educational approaches. "We teach toddlers to identify dogs, elephants, unicorns and dinosaurs," Oxley said in an interview with EW.com. "Letters are no different. They are just animals of a different kind."

858 El Quanito Dr
Danville,
CA
US

My Buddy Cleaners proves that environmental responsibility does not have to come at the cost of stylish clothing by using only environmentally friendly cleaning methods to keep clothes looking their best. The store handles all its clothes-cleaning services with either Green Earth dry-cleaning technology or the Faultless by Nature laundering system. The shop also offers by-the-pound wash-and-fold service, alterations, and tailoring, ensuring every garment flatters patrons’ figures and style without formulating a wardrobe of shrink-wrap clothes. Clients can drop off their apparel or take advantage of free biweekly or on-call pickup and delivery services that are quicker than a greased roadrunner.

822 Hartz Way
Danville,
CA
US

It's fair to say that the desire to work with animals is in Jennifer-Lee Wilson's blood. She started young, watching her father tend to animals and their owners in the family's pet store. Then in 1998, she opened A Lucky Dog. Here, she leads obedience training classes that inspire owners to encourage their pets to sit, come, and stay with rewards such as treats and toys. As a certified dog trainer and animal behaviorist, she's found that positive reinforcement is the best way to teach a dog proper behavior— whether he's in a park full of rambunctious puppies or at a Texas hold 'em tournament and has just gone all in.

Jennifer and her dog-loving staff also provide doggie day care and handle pet sitting duties. Unlike typical boarding facilities, they actually come out to pet owners' homes to feed and walk their four-legged charges. They go this extra mile, both figuratively and literally, so that the animals can stay in familiar, stress-free surroundings.

11000 Crow Canyon Road
Danville,
CA
US

The staffers at Hard Candy Cases amass protective gear for iPhones, cell phones, iPods, tablets, and MacBooks, ensuring that each item meets high standards for engineering and style. MacWorld and the New York Times have both acknowledged the company’s sleek, functional iPad cases, with the latter recommending Hard Candy Cases’ bubble-sleeve products for their chic minimalism. Form-fitting iPad 2 street skins protect vulnerable screens with a magnetic, integrated enclosure, whereas chic, enameled styluses—compatible with pads, phones, and pods—flip to reveal a secondary ink pen for signing business documents or U.N. peace treaties. The original designs, constructed by top-notch engineers, spring from analytical research, and laser model scanners ensure the quality of all the fashion-savvy accessories.

375 Diablo Rd
Danville,
CA
US