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.
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.
A melting pot of farmers share agriculture practices at a community garden, New Roots, at Laney College.
The decommissioned naval hospital property at Oak Knoll may make headway in 2014.
The long-awaited development of Oakland and Alameda's decommissioned military bases get green lights. Their futures look very different.
Consumer Watchdog launches a billboard campaign against drug- and alcohol-impaired doctors in Oakland, Kaiser headquarters, with a toll-free telephone line for reporting. So far, no calls.