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By Paul Bendix

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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)

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Drought's Scouts
Oct 13, 2014 7:31 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 518

We need drought pioneers. California's water crisis demands bold thinking – including these promising approaches:

PRICING. As several readers have pointed... More
Traffic -- the 3 R's of Cars
Oct 9, 2014 6:49 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 511

This week the City of Menlo Park hosted an evening presentation on transportation issues – at which I learned a lot about human movement. And even more about... More
About Drought Doubt
Oct 5, 2014 6:13 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 539

I must be in a state of denial. For sure I'm in the state of California, where water is a sometimes thing. As a reader pointed out, we are staring catastrophe in... More
Life after Measure M
Oct 1, 2014 4:58 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 740

Really, I'm already tired of it and looking beyond. Also, looking within.

The other day, wandering that center of community life, Menlo Park's Sunday farmer's... More
Phone Sex
Sep 26, 2014 6:23 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 464

Okay, it's not exactly sex, partly because it's so frequent. Daily, in fact. But it is definitely sexy, my call from this woman who wants me to consider getting... More
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