San Mateo Highlands—where longtime neighbors become friends for a lifetime

East Bay painter Fernando Reyes wows fans with his joyous abstractions

Fourteen abodes around the Bay that were actually home to Joe Eichler

Awakening whitewashed and damaged interiors with accent walls of personality

Home Improvement

Roofing: Why Flat is Beautiful
A modern home's flat roof embodies design purity, accentuated living space
Those Dirty, Rotten Beams
It's time to clean up their act—and bring back the natural beauty for good

Neighborhoods

SoCal Modern: At Home in the New Frontier
In a year of 'Sixties Turn 50' celebration—touring the bold space-age spectrum of SoCal's modern residential architecture
National Register No-show
It's the tenth anniversary for the two Eichler neighborhoods on the National Register of Historic Places—but no others have joined them

Lifestyle

Mid-Century Breakthrough: "Third Stream" Music
When a meeting of classical and jazz in the 1950s sparked controversy and an era of new exploration
This Kitchen Does It All
CA-Modern 'Best Kitchen Remodel Contest' winners the Cissons continue to be inspired by an inventive design