• Force of Nature

    Force of Nature

    By Marybeth Bizjak Photography by Kat Alves Architect: Matthew Lechowick, Matthew Lechowick Design Contractor: Don Murphy, Kinetic Partners Cabinets: Platinum Construction Concrete Contractor: Jeremy Gyori, Gyori Development Corporation Tucked into a verdant hillside, this Newcastle home provides endless views of the great, wild outdoors. WHERE MOST PEOPLE ZIG, others zag. Ryan Vanni has been going […]

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  • Governor Jerry Brown

    Keeping Things Cool

    Keeping Things Cool at the Governor’s Mansion by Marybeth Bizjak Jerry Brown has come a long way from the 1970s, when he famously slept on a mattress on the floor during his first stint as governor. Recently, Brown and his wife moved into the historic Governor’s Mansion, which underwent a $4.1 million renovation. Among the […]

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