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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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How to Speed Caltrain
Apr 3, 2014 4:09 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 4,086

Use it. That is the interim answer to speeding Caltrain service from Menlo Park.

As for the long run: support electrification.

Why? Consider today's diesel... More
Stop Menlo Harbor Project
Apr 1, 2014 10:49 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 2,398

The 'Menlo Harbor' development plan currently being floated (forgive the pun) by a major investment group simply isn't right for this area. Unfortunately, there's... More
About Retirement
Mar 29, 2014 5:22 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 2,068

My wife insists I'm not retired. I was once a copywriter, and now I write my own stuff. It's still a job, my wife says. I'm still in the game, that is her point.... More
Public Works
Mar 24, 2014 10:21 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 23,220

Let's hear it for the City of Menlo Park, whose crews have leveled and flattened some of the roughest patches of sidewalk in my downtown neighborhood. One particular... More
Market Forces
Mar 17, 2014 7:10 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 13,140

Sunday, on the cusp of spring, and with mornings lengthening at one end of days, evenings at the other, why not head for the Farmers Market? Here everything Menlo... More
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