Does anyone here have a "buffalo grass" (or "UC Verde") lawn?

I am looking for a low-water lawn-substitute that does not attract a lot of bees and stands up nicely to dogs/foot traffic.  Buffalo grass/UC Verde looks great!, but apparently goes dormant "in winter."  I'm wondering whether our nice cold East Bay summers would feel like winter to this grass.  I am fine with my lawn going dormant for a few months as long as it bounces back for the rest of the year.  If you have thoughts about this, I'd love to hear them!

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I have a UC Verde lawn that I put in a couple years ago.  It get's a little yellow in the winter but doesn't look like a fully dead lawn. More like an underwatered one. With water once a month in the summer now that it's established it looks quite green and happy, even with the chilly summer we had this year.