Will Eichler living fit into your golden years?

Inside Marin County’s last frontiers of ‘affordable’ mid-century modern

Looking back on the colored glass and lively personality of mosaic master Alfonso Pardiñas

How vintage and contemporary modern furnishings come together for an inspirational mix of warmth and style

Home Improvement

About Contractors: Hire a Pro…in the Know
Home improvement can be an enjoyable experience—if you choose the right professionals
Eichler Lighting
Beyond the usual Eichler challenges, there are viable options to improve interior lighting

Neighborhoods

The Strengs of Shelfield Oaks - Carmichael
Riverside attractions and tastefully renovated Streng homes harmonize with Shelfield Oaks' quiet charm
Forgotten by the Bay
In Foster City, curving streets, lagoons and a mixed bag of housing conceal the commonality shared by 200 Eichler homes

Lifestyle

Clay Artist Thinks Big
Once Fresno's best-kept secret, visionary Stan Bitters finds newfound popularity with dazzling grand-scale art he calls 'environmental ceramics'
Dance of a Lifetime
From her legendary open-air deck, dance pioneer Anna Halprin carries on a free-flowing connection between inside and outside