Densely saturated San Francisco just stepped aside as having the Bay Area’s must-buy property. According to Zillow’s Home Value Index, it’s Oakland—East Oakland—that wins the popularity prize.
Oakland’s core is on the verge of a makeover, heightening fears about rising housing costs and gentrification in a city celebrated for its racial and ethnic diversity. Where will the new workers live in an area so short on housing?
Created to preserve the small-town patina of a city, Measure A put an end to multifamily housing. City leaders have found a way around the archaic restriction, but reforming the impetus for the housing crises doesn’t look imminent.
Contemporary yet timeless, harmonious and sophisticated, describe this Japanese-inspired gem in Piedmont
Metals are the jewelry of the decor world. Whether they’re used on lighting, textiles, or walls, nothing does more to dress up a room than a bit of gold, silver, or bronze.
For as small and quiet as the Island may seem, Alameda always keeps things fresh on Park Street.
Oakland and Berkeley’s real estate boom may get most of the ink, but the real estate climate in Alameda is just as charged
An aging, 1930s-era hacienda-style dwelling in the Berkeley hills has been re-imagined as an ultra modern manse to match stunning near-panoramic views.
Visitors to the charming Contra Costa town can sip stout coffee, browse for antiques, and see where John Muir lived.
Professional organizer Shira Gill helps clients live well with less by getting them to shed their stuff.