Tales of finding a place to live in the East Bay, where the cost has risen and the pickings are slim.
Here in the Bay Area, people are fond of the unconventional garden. Locals know that grass isn’t the only way to fill a front yard—vegetables and shrubs work, too—and they don’t shy away from a good-looking rock display, either. So it’s not surprising that living walls have taken root here in a major way.
Thanks to hundreds of millions of dollars and a decade of art therapy, the Tuscon arts scene rivals Santa Fe's.
The ferry ride to Sausalito—ranked by National Geographic Magazine as the third-best city boat trip in the world—offers unrivaled views of the Bay in all directions and sets an expectant tone for a day trip to Sausalito.
In October, Oaktoberfest brings beer lovers from all over the Bay Area to the Dimond District. But the Dimond’s offerings are far more diverse than just a local beer festival on a crisp fall day. You can visit Fruitvale Avenue for a smattering of independent shops and lush parkland any day of the year.
The editor recalls house hunting, clever sales techniques, and renting in the East Bay.
A winter trip to Santa Cruz takes in the sights, from Seabright Brewery to Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park.
Splendor dominates Mendocino County's man-mande and natural attractions.
An Alameda interior decorator, Sarah Coombs, talks to real estate agents about updating houses.
Poor marketing and staging work in buyers' favor on Chabot Highlands sale.