And forget the new apps that promise to save you time and money.
A banana belt home marries Santa Barbara architecture with redwoods.
Visit Mills College, experience the life aquatic, and enjoy some treats.
West Berkeley’s Seventh and Grayson area is full of surprises.
Ogle tansu, try kickboxing, and eat lobster sausage.
San Leandro is often overlooked, but it has a lively downtown.
Broadway Plaza may be posh, but it’s not the only place for shopping, playing, and eating in Walnut Creek.
The long-dowdy San Pablo-Gilman corridor has got it going on these days.
For as small and quiet as the Island may seem, Alameda always keeps things fresh on Park Street.
Visitors to the charming Contra Costa town can sip stout coffee, browse for antiques, and see where John Muir lived.