Eichlers of Los Altos out to keep their ‘bit of heaven’ pristine

Why Movies and TV love your mid-century modern good looks

Modern and affordable—social housing on the edge of Palo Alto

Designer tips and fresh, new looks for backsplashes and baths

Home Improvement

Makeover Challenge
Four 'Best Kitchen' competition finalists showcase our readers' most beautiful, functional and modern kitchens
Cool, Cool Concrete
A blank canvas you can walk on...that's ultra-modern, eye-catching, low maintenance and energy efficient

Neighborhoods

Greater Sacramento Strengs: Valley of the Atriums
Who are the Streng brothers—and what's the story behind their fascinating modern homes?
Historic Quest: Eichlers in the National Register
At last—Eichlers get their place in history, reach the National Register of Historic Places

Lifestyle

Cooking on the Wild Side
Sizzling summery secrets to turn an outdoor kitchen into a special space for all
Taking the Plunge
Original art makes the house look great—but it’s oh so easy to get hooked along the way