Julia Morgan’s relationship with philanthropist Phoebe Hearst led to commissions from the YWCA that would span her career.
A neighbor called in the fire, then helped the residents out of the house.
Raising money in stages over a decade, Oaklanders worked together to get Morgan's King’s Daughters Home built in the wake of the 1906 earthquake.
The Mills College bell tower made architect Julia Morgan world-famous for her use of reinforced concrete. It turns 115 this spring.
A dead whale's tail has washed up on Ocean Beach, without any other signs of its carcass. Here's how it got there.
It's modeled after Vietnam's quan nhau, which owner Trung Nguyen likens to Japanese izakayas.
The NYC attorney’s new map depicts San Francisco’s public transportation system before seismic shifts and corporate mergers restructured it entirely.
The iconic pink house has had a wild ride since closing in 2011. Here's a look at its history, and what might be next.
Using archival information, attorney Jacob Berman mapped the rail lines that once connected Oakland, Piedmont, Berkeley, and Alameda.
Buffalo Burger and Royal Ground Coffee are now connected via a pass-through.
The owner must make the bathroom ADA-compliant before he can sell beer and wine.
An unexpected rent increase forced the antique shop to move into a shoe store down the street.
"We're going to let the community speak to us and guide who we are," said executive chef Adam Hinojosa.
The no-frills Mediterranean spot will offer pitas, salads, milkshakes and fresh-squeezed OJ.
Relic and Montclair Estates is setting aside 1/4 of its shop for Oakland artisans.
Two former food truckers and a dancing chef are bringing locally inspired dishes and drinks to the former Art's Crab Shak.
Advocates for off-leash dog walking said they're not going to lay down and roll over.
"There's no excuse to make a bad cocktail," said owner and bartender Christ Aivaliotis.
The award-winning Rockridge restaurant is opening a pasta shop in the former Grégoire location.
"People get into their routines and they don’t walk around and see who’s here," said Laurel Book Store owner Luan Strauss.
Owners Edwin and Amber Poon are closing so he can concentrate on his health.
Interested parties can submit comments on the revised plan until August 21st.
The bookstore-in-a-shipping-container officially opens on August 13th.
Owner Jay Porter said he's looking for a buyer who shares his commitment to the neighborhood.
The taproom is “the space we wanted to drink in, because we didn’t think it existed yet," said co-owner Luke Janson.