This weekend, experience the legendary Barbary Coast, get in on a super-secret dining experience, celebrate Pi Day (π = 3.14, for our liberal arts readers), and more.
Mario and Erma DeLucchi were running late to the auction. It was 1978, and the historic Fox Theatre in Oakland was going up for sale at any moment. One company wanted to turn it into a parking lot, but the DeLucchi family were determined to save it. Mario dropped off his wife so she could get inside while he searched for parking. She arrived just in time to win a bid on the Fox for $340,000.
Sitting high above the Town in Oakland's Claremont hills, this futuristic abode is asking a whopping $21M.