Bay Area Living

  • Throwing a Halloween party? Need a bewitching hostess gift? Make your own Candy Corn-esque sweets and candy bars.
    Created: 10/23/2014 4:54:58 PM
  • Readers share photos of their costumed pets in celebration of Halloween.
    Created: 10/23/2014 4:54:25 PM
  • Plus, Ninja Turtles rule Yahoo costume searches; and Howl-ooo-ween at Lindsay Wildlife Museum.
    Created: 10/23/2014 4:49:16 PM
  • Something is making a cat pull her fur out, which makes her owner want to pull out some of her hair.
    Created: 10/23/2014 1:49:16 PM
  • From cinsault to ribolla gialla, some esoteric grapes are catching the attention of California winemakers.
    Created: 10/23/2014 1:36:36 PM
  • Set your heading (or GPS) for the Victory Ships of Richmond, where docents are rebuilding the Red Oak, Rosie the Riveter beckons history buffs and there's enough nautical lore to satisfy any World War II buff.
    Created: 10/23/2014 1:33:08 PM
  • Readers share recipes for split-pea and other hearty, creamy soups for fall.
    Created: 10/23/2014 12:44:22 PM
  • The 1926 five-bedroom, four-bath Spanish Revival house had not been touched in years, and it was in desperate need of an update. Although its new owners took 60 percent of the house down to the studs, for them the remodel was about staying true to the home's roots -- both architecturally and historically -- while bringing it into the 21st century. Check out how they did that.
    Created: 10/23/2014 12:01:05 PM
  • With recycling a bigger part of our effort to live in an Earth-friendly way, reclaimed wood and architectural-salvage items have become some of today's hottest of decorative items.
    Created: 10/23/2014 12:00:50 PM
  • My wife knows but does not want to inform our kids.
    Created: 10/23/2014 11:59:27 AM
  • Frozen meatballs are a total time-saver, but some are great and some are horrible.
    Created: 10/23/2014 11:53:41 AM
  • Many plants can be successfully grown not in dirt, but in water.
    Created: 10/22/2014 4:03:46 PM
  • Reader see bikers with their dogs running beside and wonders if it's too taxing on the dog.
    Created: 10/22/2014 2:06:31 PM
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