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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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California High-Speed Rail...a Bit More
Jan 9, 2014 6:45 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 1,855

Thanks to everyone who weighed in on the topic of high-speed rail in California...a blog that was also a comment on California past and present.

Why is it that... More
A Modest Proposal...For Prisons
Jan 2, 2014 7:36 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 2,498

Having argued about how to spend public money...let's argue about how not to spend it. On prisons.

Yes, we certainly need them. No, we do not need to incarcerate... More
California High-Speed Rail: What It Says About Us
Dec 25, 2013 3:57 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 2,416

It says a lot about us and our general belief in the future.

Our state's infrastructure is largely mid-20th century. In the postwar decades, Californians voted... More
Caltrain...at Capacity
Dec 16, 2013 6:41 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 9,404

Caltrain is back in the news – perhaps the 'right news,' if not exactly good news – that the line is straining to keep up with demand. Of course, this is hardly... More
The Great Beauty
Dec 13, 2013 4:37 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 2,202

Rococo fountains splashing, Renaissance statues exalting, marble colonnades flying...yet even Rome can become fatiguing. That's one introduction to The Great Beauty... More
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