On the Homefront

Breaking stories on home improvement and real estate tied to our communities

Teamwork As Dream Work
Let the Eichler Network’s new 2023 Home Maintenance Directory be your go-to guide
Airstream Over the Eichlers
Concord tract treated to once-in-a-lifetime experience when a travel trailer takes flight
It’s a Go for Resort-O-Rama!
Conference of mid-century design, style and history gets Bay Area stage March 2-5
$16 Million Tour De Force
Hollywood movie magic, eye candy galore —Lautner's Garcia House goes up for sale
Modernism Week 2023
Palm Springs' super-popular fest returns Feb. 16-26 to celebrate all things modern
Warming Up with CA-Modern
Winter issue salutes ten preservationists and visits a quiltmaker—and the retrofuture
Celebrating Green Gables
Eichler National Register neighborhood gets spotlight in Winter '23 CA-Modern
Shag's 3D Adventure
Celebrity artist's futuristic 'Shag House' to be unveiled for Modernism Week 2023 tour
"You'll Shoot Your Eye Out!"
Grown-up Ralphie returns in new sequel to the mid-century classic 'A Christmas Story'
Retro Holiday Light Magic
For a nostalgic glow this season, check out these vintage-style holiday lighting options
Mid-Century Modern Iron Men
Fans with flair—Emericks produces custom modern metal gates, fences and sculptures
'60 Beauty First Time for Sale
Soaring ceilings, spectacular sightlines with American River views and wildlife
'Goin' for Gold' Once Again
Multi-level San Diego MCM designed for Olympic gold medalist a gem with views
SoCal 'Googie World Expo'
Two-day MCM architectural extravaganza opens with speakers, exhibition and tour
A-frame Rarity in Berkeley
Just in time for the holidays—a cozy and lovingly refurbished architectural retreat
Remarkable at Every Turn
'Open-jaw moments'—the $1.95 million retreat of architect Sim Bruce Richards
Asian Flair, Angles Aplenty
First time on market—custom Sacto MCM by architect John Harvey Carter for $765K
Holiday Hauntings
Pick the perfect pumpkin—and then dive into our spooky new Fall '22 CA-Modern
Living the Lush Life of Luxury
Dream for sale—imagine being in a serene, mid-century Zen paradise in Beverly Hills
Amazing Berkeley Compound
Four residences with history galore for sale—MCM artist colony with spectacular views