With summer just around the corner, we've got swimming on the mind, but not any old hole in the ground will do. Check out our mini guide to mid-century modern swimming spots in California.

Welcome to Ask an Expert, a new feature in which we put your questions to our network of service providers. Today, a reader wonders about the pros and cons of replacing a circuit breaker versus the whole electrical panel.

Built by Popular Mechanics editor Thomas Stimson in 1955, the house is selling for $1.8 million, but you'll have to install your own helipad.

The upcoming Mid-Century Modern Homes Tour is just one of several design-oriented bike rides coming up this summer from Sacramento's Design Rides.

Plans for original Neutras, Eichlers, and other mid-century modern homes are increasingly available for sale. But how much you'll pay and where you can get them depends on what you want to do with them. And the rates vary widely.

It's t-shirt weather, so why not sport an Eichler? A reader shares some Highlands shirts he's printed, and we've got a few more favorites to share.

City council votes to approve the theater's destruction, dealing a blow to preservationists who say their only recourse is an expensive lawsuit.

A party in the presidio to celebrate the Enchanted Tiki Room's 50th anniversary will be a Hawaiiana bash with grown-up tropical drinks. But you can also make the Enchanted Tiki Room's signature dessert at home.

The Charles Schulz Museum's Mid-Century Modern exhibition, which starts May 4, features real-life vignettes of mid-century modern scenes from Peanuts, as well as a collection of art objects and Schulz family ephemera. The cartoonist and his wife were among the "young moderns" who helped popularize mid-century modern style.

The CineArts dome in Pleasant Hill gets a reprieve, however brief, after the city halted demolition. And a unique glass-fronted building in San Jose will regain its original role as a vehicle dealership after decades as Babyland.