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…

Newly Listed: My Mom's "Mountain Home" in the Sierra Foothills

Newly Listed: My Mom’s “Mountain Home” in the Sierra Foothills

I’m continuing to liquidate the real estate portfolio left by my mom’s death. We just listed my mom’s “second home,” which is a little misleading because my mom had several “second” homes. This particular one was a long-time family favorite,…

Just Listed: Income-Producing Commercial Building in Angels Camp

Just Listed: Income-Producing Commercial Building in Angels Camp

[My mom had a portfolio of 15 real estate properties, and I now spend my days and nights managing them until I can get them sold. I’m excited to bring to market this attractive income-producing opportunity in the bustling Gold…

Plant-Based Pizza, Willow Glen (San Jose)

Before Plant-Based Pizza opened in the Willow Glen district of San Jose in November, the Bay Area’s leading vegan pizza spot was Pizza Plaza, inconveniently located in Oakland. Now, we have a hometown option! In fact, with the November openings…

Veggie Grill Santana Row (San Jose): Opened November 8, 2012!

The Veggie Grill is an all-vegan restaurant chain that specializes in vegan “comfort food.” It’s got the kind of dishes you’d expect at an “American” restaurant–burgers, chicken sandwiches, fries, mashed potatoes, chili, etc.–but all veganized. The master chef behind the…

“Island Hopping in the California Channel Islands” Tour Recap

In May, I took a 3 day boat tour of the California Channel Islands through the Sierra Club. The boat, the “Truth,” left from the Santa Barbara harbor and visited four of the northern Channel Islands: Santa Cruz Island, Anacapa…