Atherton and Hillsborough Eichlers living dangerously in a peaceful world

How original cooktops and ovens are living on with owners who love vintage

Art of sand sculpture finds high tide as an international phenomenon

Music lovers celebrate as old-school phonograph records continue their surprising comeback

Home Improvement

Seamless Flow To and Fro
Reaching into the past to capture a mindset inherent in postwar modern gardens
Let the Sun Shine in
Best bets for new skylights: bringing greater light, ventilation, energy efficiency and views to your home

Neighborhoods

The Eichlers of Rancho San Miguel - Walnut Creek
This special East Bay Eichler neighborhood celebrates its 50th anniversary and eyes historic designation
House as Cinema Star
Enticing Hollywood with light, openness and style, modern homes have become faves for TV and movie shoots

Lifestyle

Laughing Stock of the Mid-Century
Crazy, cutting-edge comedians who made America a safer place to improvise, analyze and criticize
Grudge City
Northern versus Southern California—an age-old tug-of-war tradition that evokes the Hatfields and McCoys