Today's ultra-sensitive leak detection equipment and its evolving technology

After decades of obscurity, the spirited Eichlers of Concord are looking up

Exploring the hidden San Mateo cul-de-sac where architect Mogens Mogensen left a lasting mark

Northern California's Sea Ranch celebrates 50 years of Utopian dreams

Home Improvement

Clean As Can Be
12 helpful hints to turn your home's spring-cleaning into a thorough, easy project
Décor at the Core
Accentuating what's unique about your modern home and the people living in it

Neighborhoods

The Eichlers of South Land Park - Sacramento
Eichler failed to crack Sacto's housing market in the '50s, but folks there love his homes today
The Magnificent Moderniques of Mar Vista - Los Angeles
Historic, well-preserved, and family friendly, modern master Gregory Ain's 52-home Mar Vista Tract is a place like no other

Lifestyle

Paradise Found
10 ways to live it up in the exotic world of tiki California
Fielder's Choice
When San Francisco Giants great Willie Mays ran into the 'color barrier'—then turned to Eichler for a stylish new home

Historic Roots

What's Become of the Holy Grail?
The first architect-designed Eichlers, Sunnyvale Manor Addition languishes today with no historic plaque or neighborhood connection
Fielder's Choice
When San Francisco Giants great Willie Mays ran into the 'color barrier'—then turned to Eichler for a stylish new home