Local Blogs

On a Roll
On a Roll

By Paul Bendix

E-mail Paul Bendix | Follow this Blog

About this blog: A 32-year resident of Menlo Park, I regularly make my way around downtown in a wheelchair. This gives me an unusual perspective on a town in which I have spent almost half of my life. I was educated at UC Berkeley, and permanentl...  (More)

Sort by: Most Recent | Most Popular

Hit the Bus
Nov 16, 2014 3:45 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 497

Consider those really bad traffic days, say, a Friday evening just before Thanksgiving or Christmas...traffic crawling up El Camino in Menlo Park. It's the sort... More
Take Back Our Street
Nov 11, 2014 2:22 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 626

The big one, the six-lane state highway that divides Menlo Park unpleasantly and serves the region ineffectively. El Camino Real could indeed be royal – a 21st-century... More
After M
Nov 9, 2014 8:51 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 998

It's over. Lawn signs are disappearing. The Farmers' Market is selling produce, not politics. And what are the lessons?

For me, it's simple. Stay involved.

I... More
Hope and Speed in Menlo Park
Nov 2, 2014 9:44 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 724

There must be a civic goal that can pull Menlo Park together – particularly after the bruising fight over Proposition M. What could truly inspire our community,... More
Where the Sidewalk Ends
Oct 28, 2014 6:10 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 919

For a town that prides itself in village flavor, Menlo Park seems oddly un-walkable. True, from a wheelchair I appreciate the more accessible and rollable features... More
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 15

ARCHIVES

Grab a Bowl of Heaven soon in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,507 views

Quick Check List for UC Applications
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 1,765 views

Don't fund the rape culture at my alma mater
By Jessica T | 16 comments | 1,269 views

Palo Alto and Bay Area Election Facts and Thoughts on the Implications
By Steve Levy | 13 comments | 1,255 views

“I live near Sunset”
By Stuart Soffer | 5 comments | 604 views