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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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A Tale of Two Suburbs
Sep 11, 2014 1:29 pm
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If a deteriorating downtown, tacky buildings and suburban blight only 15 minutes from San Francisco sounds like something of a feat – look at San Bruno. Many... More
Caltrain's Good News
Sep 5, 2014 7:10 pm
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Nice returning to Menlo Park after a long trip and finding good news from Caltrain. Sixteen new cars are on the way. Well, not new. Old, actually. And, one infers,... More
Anglo Menlo Park
Aug 26, 2014 3:12 pm
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Try arguing Menlo Park politics in rainy Gloucestershire, and you'll get a different perspective. El Camino and downtown development?How can you Americans afford... More
Anglo Menlo Park
Aug 26, 2014 3:11 pm
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Try arguing Menlo Park politics in rainy Gloucestershire, and you'll get a different perspective. El Camino and downtown development?How can you Americans afford... More
Getting High in Menlo Park
Aug 17, 2014 7:01 pm
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Our future is up in the air. Altitude figures prominently in Menlo Park's November ballot measure. The 'Save Menlo' initiative revamps - some might say 'elevates'... More
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