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Doing Locust Street in Walnut Creek

Broadway Plaza may be posh, but it’s not the only place for shopping, playing, and eating in Walnut Creek.
June 17, 2016

Fabrics Made for the Outdoors Move Indoors

High-performance outdoor fabrics—like solution-dyed acrylics—are softer, brighter, and more durable than the old stuff of awnings and cushions and are finding new uses indoors.
June 17, 2016

Wily Window Treatments

A little prep, a bit of measuring, and a generous dose of fabric add up to stylish.
June 13, 2016

All-Cash Home Buys Have Pros and Cons

The practice has become more common in the Bay Area but not as prevalent as you might think.
June 09, 2016

The Hume Cloister Listed at $5 Million

It’s not quite Downton Abbey, but the historic Hume Cloister, a Berkeley landmark, is modern castle straight out of fairytale.
May 30, 2016

Saved by a Remodel

Designer helps expand a home for growing Montclair family.
May 26, 2016

Is the East Bay Housing Market Really Cooling Off?

Zillow says the market is cooling, but Redfin says otherwise. Turns out there is truth in both.
May 13, 2016

Inside the Berkeley Home that Set the Sales Record at $21 Million

Setting the record as the highest priced home sale in Alameda County’s history, a lavish 14,000-square-foot Berkeley hills mansion at 6889 Devon Way sold for a staggering $21 million earlier this year.
April 30, 2016

Home Design for Men

Man caves are a thing of the past, but a masculine touch is en vogue.
April 26, 2016

What a Million Dollars Buys in Berkeley

In the sizzling-hot East Bay real estate market, a million dollars gets you a remodeled “starter” home in an “upcoming” neighborhood.
April 13, 2016