How I Celebrated My 50th Birthday

How I Celebrated My 50th Birthday

As I mentioned in March, I turned 50 this year. Rather than limit my “birthday” to a single day, I decided to enjoy a year-long celebration. Here’s everything I did: Travel I spent a day at Valley of Fire state…

My Visit to San Miguel Island

My Visit to San Miguel Island

As part of my year-long 50th birthday celebration, my friend Yen and I camped at San Miguel Island. You’ve probably never heard of the island, and it’s a hard place to get to. Indeed, only about 200 lucky people a…

Spring 2016 Trips to Israel, England and Death Valley

[Whoops, this got stuck in the blog queue. Posting now despite its datedness.] In April, I spoke on online trademark and marketing issues in Israel, legal education for high tech law in London and Section 230 in Brighton. Lisa and…

Santa Clara Law Alumni at Silicon Valley Companies

Santa Clara Law Alumni at Silicon Valley Companies

Our alumni magazine had a little feature about the number of Santa Clara Law alums at various Silicon Valley institutions. Unfortunately, the way they presented the data wasn’t intuitive to me, so I reorganized the data. Our school prides itself…

Newly Listed: Well-Located Palm Springs Condo

Newly Listed: Well-Located Palm Springs Condo

Our latest listing is a 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo in Palm Springs. This condo has played an especially important role in my life. When I lived in LA from 1985-94, I would frequently visit this condo on weekends and…

Newly Listed: Dreamy Santa Barbara Riviera Home With Views You'll Never Forget

Newly Listed: Dreamy Santa Barbara Riviera Home With Views You’ll Never Forget

My mom owned numerous beautiful homes over her lifetime–homes that many of us would classify as “dream homes.” Among this elite collection of real estate, her Santa Barbara home remains my clear all-time favorite. It wasn’t the largest home she…

Newly Listed: Fabulous Los Altos House In Incredible Location

Newly Listed: Fabulous Los Altos House In Incredible Location

In 2014, my mom relocated from Sacramento to Los Altos to help our family cope with Lisa’s cancer. (As I’ve mentioned before, the plan unfortunately didn’t work out as we’d hoped). Given her situation, most people would have expected my…

New Listing: Commercial Building in Sonora

New Listing: Commercial Building in Sonora

I’ve listed a commercial building, 14266 Tuolumne Rd in Sonora, for sale. The building has prime visibility on a major commercial road in Sonora, which is the county seat and main commercial city for Tuolumne County–home of Yosemite and part…

Newly Listed: Entry Level Condo in Los Angeles (El Sereno Area)

Newly Listed: Entry Level Condo in Los Angeles (El Sereno Area)

My campaign of real estate liquidation continues. Newly on the market is 2331 Highbury Ave #25, Los Angeles, a 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo in the Autumn Pointe condo complex. The condo unit is pretty basic and some cosmetics could…

Newly Listed: Awesome Sunnyvale Condo Within Biking Distance of Apple

Newly Listed: Awesome Sunnyvale Condo Within Biking Distance of Apple

Today we listed my mom’s 2 bedroom + loft/2 bath Sunnyvale condo, located in the highly desirable Stratford Gardens development. Although it’s a condo, it feels a little like a single-family home because it has a lovely and large private…