Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group Observers have noted the form of this home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright has the profile of a sailing vessel. The Maynard Buehler in Orinda will be open for tours on July 27. Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group An interior hallway of the Maynard Buehler home in Orinda, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and completed in 1949. Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group Architect Frank Lloyd Wright considered garages to be wasted space and cost, so homes he designed, such as the Maynard Buehler home in Orinda, had a car port. Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group The expansive living room in the Maynard Buehler home in Orinda, features a soaring ceiling with a 14 karat gold leaf inset to reflect the light. The home is one of three Frank Lloyd Wright designed homes in the Bay Area included on a tour. Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group The architecture of the Buehler home was designed to blend with the landscape and nature. … [Read more...] about Follow Frank Lloyd Wright’s footsteps in Bay Area home tour
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By Michelle Robertson, SFGATE Updated 1:13 pm PDT, Thursday, April 25, 2019 Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, Ark. Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, Ark. Photo: Handout, Courtesy Crystal Bridges Museum Photo: Handout, Courtesy Crystal Bridges Museum Image 1 of / 28 Caption Close Image 1 of 28 Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, Ark. Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, Ark. Photo: Handout, Courtesy Crystal Bridges Museum I've been to the city US News says is a better place to live than SF. Here’s what I think. 1 / 28 Back to Gallery Fayetteville, Ark., is not where I expected to find myself for a week last July. But there I was, sweating through my tank top, … [Read more...] about I’ve been to the city US News says is a better place to live than SF. Here’s what I think.
Sister Ann Weltz poses for a photograph at home in Concord, Calif., on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. Late last year Weltz was fired as executive director of the Bay Area Crisis Nursery, that she founded 37 years ago. (Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group) This newborn boy was delivered on the lobby couch of the Bay Area Crisis Nursery on Tuesday after the mother went into labor as she was dropping off her other infant son for the nonprofit to care for when she went to a hospital. (Courtesy of Bay Area Crisis Nursery) The Bay Area Crisis Nursery is photographed in Concord, Calif., on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. Late last year Sister Ann Weltz was fired as executive director of the Bay Area Crisis Nursery, that she founded 37 years ago. (Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group) Clayton Valley Woman’s Club members donated items valued at $1,200 for children temporarily residing at Bay Area Crisis Nursery in Concord. President Judy Disbrow, left, chose BACN as the recipient of the … [Read more...] about ‘It was the worst day of my life’: Sister Ann founded the Bay Area Crisis Nursery 37 years ago. And then she got fired.
By Paul Rogers | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: January 18, 2019 at 2:07 pm | UPDATED: January 21, 2019 at 9:56 am Two people who died after falling more than 800 feet from a scenic overlook at Yosemite National Park in October had alcohol in their systems and were intoxicated at the time of the incident, according to autopsy reports. The autopsy investigations, completed Jan. 4 by the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department, concluded that Meenakshi Moorthy, 30, and her husband, Vishnu Viswanath, 29 — both born in India, but living and working in the Bay Area — died “of multiple injuries to the head, neck, chest and abdomen, sustained by a fall from a mountain,” wrote Dr. Sung-Ook Baik, a forensic pathologist at the Stanislaus County Coroner’s Office. Both Moorthy and Viswanath were “intoxicated with ethyl alcohol prior to death,” Baik stated in the documents, which contain toxicology reports. No … [Read more...] about Bay Area couple who fell to their deaths from Yosemite’s Taft Point were intoxicated
By Marisa Kendall | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: January 20, 2019 at 7:00 am | UPDATED: January 20, 2019 at 7:06 am It’s 200 miles from home, wildly expensive and a world apart from the rural, tree-filled communities they left behind — but for some Camp Fire survivors, the Bay Area offers their best bet at a new life. Two months after wildfire incinerated Paradise, killing at least 86 people, destroying 14,000 homes and becoming California’s deadliest and most destructive blaze, families who fled the flames are showing up on the Bay Area’s doorstep. It may seem like an imperfect choice — the region’s staggering home and rental prices can be another shock for refugees who arrive with little more than the clothes they’re wearing. But with nowhere else to go, evacuees who have family, friends or any other connections to the Bay Area are attempting to start over here. And a handful of local … [Read more...] about Out of Paradise: Camp Fire survivors start over in the Bay Area