An Alameda interior decorator, Sarah Coombs, talks to real estate agents about updating houses.
Poor marketing and staging work in buyers' favor on Chabot Highlands sale.
A melting pot of farmers share agriculture practices at a community garden, New Roots, at Laney College.
The decommissioned naval hospital property at Oak Knoll may make headway in 2014.
The long-awaited development of Oakland and Alameda's decommissioned military bases get green lights. Their futures look very different.
Consumer Watchdog launches a billboard campaign against drug- and alcohol-impaired doctors in Oakland, Kaiser headquarters, with a toll-free telephone line for reporting. So far, no calls.
Shop, eat, and play in Jack London Square.
Kristine Vejar celebrates textiles and associated art, including indigo dyeing, at her store, A Verb For Keeping Warm.
A concerned citizen has spurred city officials to investigate her complaints that a customs examination station in Alameda is a potential source of hazards ranging from radioactive material to weapons of mass destruction. Oakland said no to similar proposal for a screening facility in West Oakland.
Splendor dominates Mendocino County's man-mande and natural attractions.