On a Roll | Paul Bendix | Almanac Online |

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

Age-Appropriate Behavior
Jun 27, 2014 7:20 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 2,226

"We're 67, darling. We're practically dead." This from one of my British cousins, currently driving a van around Greece with her husband and discoursing heavily... More
Save Menlo ? Let's Get Real
Jun 16, 2014 4:07 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 3,015

A few years ago, I stumbled out of bed and made my jetlagged way to Menlo Park's Sunday farmer's market. Someone handed me a leaflet. Save Our Farmers Market. Alarmed,... More
Mysteries of Disabled Travel
Jun 8, 2014 9:13 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 1,958

What's no mystery is that we all grow older, travel gets harder...or does it? Maybe not. For the travel industry keeps adapting to our aging populace. So, as long... More
Downtown's Collision
May 31, 2014 10:24 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 1,980

Aside from leafy streets and property values, can't our fair suburb have some verve?

Downtown's next small experiment – widening spaces for sidewalk cafés... More
The Real Work of 'Saving Menlo'
May 21, 2014 9:01 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 3,180

Precisely who wants to 'Save Menlo' – and from what?

Some middle-aged property owners asked me to sign the recent petition. No downtown merchants seem to... More
<< < 7 8 9 10 11 > >>
Page 9 of 18

ARCHIVES

Teaspoon adds new location inside Mervyn's in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,273 views

Some Impacts of Driverless Cars
By Steve Levy | 7 comments | 977 views

No on Measures A and C (or, "The School Board gets a 'Needs Improvement' in Public Process”)
By Stuart Soffer | 27 comments | 755 views

Where's Skye?
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 638 views

How are Exotic Animal Training and Marriage Related?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 505 views