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Kids Need Kid-Size Furniture

Make your house kid-friendly by establishing a kiddie area with tyke-scaled tables and chairs.
November 18, 2015

Tips for Choosing the Right Dining Room Table

Oval or square, rustic or chic, wood or marble, there are many factors worth considering when selecting the perfect dining room table.
November 04, 2015

Preparations for the Big One

Alamedans confess to varying states of preparedness when it comes to earthquake planning.
November 04, 2015

Temple Beth Abraham Gets a Biblical Garden

Richard Applebaum donates his time and materials to create an Old Testament garden at an Oakland temple with curated notes on the plants’ biblical significance.
September 26, 2015

Alameda Backyard Growers Urges People to Plant

Amanda Bruemmer is active in an organization that teaches the power of growing your own food.
September 22, 2015

Deck Does Wonders for Craftsman’s Backyard

Berkeley residents Bob and Bonnie Hester reclaim their yard with an innovative deck replacement that includes an art glass screen mimicking their Craftsman home.
September 15, 2015

Use Pantone Marsala for Accents

Crazy-bold Marsala, Pantone’s paint color of the year, looks great at home when used judiciously.
July 01, 2015

Five Tips for a Trendy Kitchen

Fashion is fickle when it comes to kitchen design, but color, island treatment, metals, clean lines, bling-free cabinets can bring yours up to date.
June 23, 2015

Precision Arts at Home

Bay Area artisans approach their projects as creative challenges and turn out showpieces beyond expectations.
June 22, 2015

Small Is the New Big in Bay Area Home Design

Ashley Turner and Cliff Williams take a tiny Berkeley Craftsman to new heights.
June 04, 2015