Thrill of the hunt for MCM paraphernalia moves homeowners to put a personal stamp on their lives

When stylish patterns of decorative concrete block cracked the mid-century’s popular culture

‘Low brow’ flirts with high times for the paintings of S.F. rising talent Emily Fromm

California’s 17 drive-in theaters strive to stay alive in the video streaming era

Home Improvement

Choosing the Right Contractor
Advice from a practicing contractor: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of grass cloth
Gear up
Bringing together your home office with ten choice, new products

Neighborhoods

Aged in Comfort
Carrying on Eichler living into the golden years with independence and satisfaction
Cozy, Cordial & Cooperative
Palo Alto’s Meadowcreek Eichler condos—where tight quarters make for a tight-knit community vibe

Lifestyle

Jewels of the Earth
Moved by the natural world, Bay Area artist Milton Cavagnaro nurtured his creative spirit with painting, jewelry and the landscape
Cooking on the Wild Side
Sizzling summery secrets to turn an outdoor kitchen into a special space for all