Curving streets, lagoons…plus more than 200 original Eichler homes

Tracing the mid-century modern revival’s 25-year rise

How smart home improvement lifts up your home enjoyment

Mid-century architects who gave Northern California its characteristic look and meaning

Home Improvement

New Faces for Old Roofs
How evolving technology and new code requirements are adding years to the life of the roof over your head
Leak Detection Experts
Meet the 'leak detectives' and their ultra-modern devices that sniff out holes in your home's pipes

Neighborhoods

Bike Town Charm: University Estates - Davis
Attention to function, not fashion, helps to preserve the Davis neighborhood's 400 Strengs
Valley of the Artists: Lucas Valley - San Rafael
Beneath Lucas Valley's hills of inspiration a special creative renaissance is on the rise

Lifestyle

'Smart Homes' for the Average Joe
Home automation used to be for the wealthy—but not anymore
Cooking on the Wild Side
Sizzling summery secrets to turn an outdoor kitchen into a special space for all