Home Tour

Step inside the beautiful homes of our community and hear the stories and inspiration that built them.

Home Tour: Taking a Trip to The Happy House

Story By Lisa McEwen Photos by Steve Cory   F all is a favorite time of year for Pismo Beach residents Alan and Phyllis Borba. The Central Coast is a perfect spot for relaxing November days, when...

Home Tour: Home at Last

Story By Lisa McEwen Photos by Steve Cory   S ome families are fortunate to spend a majority of their lives residing in the same home, establishing traditions and creating memories in familiar surroundings. Others move regularly,...

Home Tour: The Walker Home: A ‘lofty’ idea

Story By Lisa McEwen Photos by MK Fresno Photo   T raveling on Highway 99, one glance to the east and it’s hard to miss the Pacific Southwest Building as it soars over the downtown Fresno skyline.  Its...

Home Tour: The Jefferis Home – From the valley to the coast

Text By Lisa McEwen | Photos by Steve Cory   I t seems appropriate that Lifestyle Magazine is taking readers on a jaunt to California’s Central Coast this month, just when most Visalians are weary of the...

Home Tour: The Mitchell Home – A Foothill Oasis

Text By Lisa McEwen | Photos by Steve Cory   M any Tulare County residents associate Rocky Hill with idyllic views and challenging terrain for walking, biking and running. While that certainly holds true, Marlene and Marty...

Home Tour: The George Landscape – A Love Story In Full Bloom

Text by Lisa McEwen  I  Photos by Taylor Johnson   W hen two people fall in love and commit their lives to each other, there’s no limit to the possibilities of what they will accomplish together. Such is...

Home Tour: The Daniels Domain – Mediterranean Elegance Envelops Young Family

Text by Lisa McEwen  I  Photos by Steve Cory   M oving into a new house brings with it plenty of tasks — finding the right furniture, hanging artwork and displaying family photographs — all the duties...

Home Tour: ‘Our Home is our Sanctuary’ Comfortable Fit for Parents with Adolescent Boys

Text by Lisa McEwen  I  Photos by Steve Cory   H ome is headquarters for millions of families these days, where the kitchen table doubles as a school desk or the living room becomes a make-shift corporate...

Home Tour: A Heart-Filled Home – How a DIY mom turns a house into...

Text by Lisa McEwen  I  Photos by Steve Cory   M aintaining an organized home while parenting four children is challenging for even the best of parents. Throw in several home improvement projects and it could easily border...
The Darling Hotel

Home Tour: The Darling: An Architectural Gem that Proves Quality is Worth the Wait

Text by Lisa McEwen  I  Photos by Steve Cory   D riving north on Court Street in downtown Visalia, does anyone else wish for a red light at Center Street? If the traffic signal grants your request, it...