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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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Where the Sidewalk Ends
Oct 28, 2014 6:10 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 467

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
Drought's Scouts
Oct 13, 2014 7:31 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 566

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: 546

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: 568

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: 777

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
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