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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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Menlo Park's Youthful Future
Apr 11, 2014 9:29 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 26,055

An unusually warm evening in downtown Menlo Park and families with little kids are out in numbers. It's Wednesday, and the Off the Grid vans must be doing some business.... More
Public Works
Mar 24, 2014 10:21 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 13,858

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
Too Old to Drive
Oct 20, 2013 4:38 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 9,357

Everyone knows about last week's accident on Santa Cruz Ave. A 90-year-old... More
Politically Correct Gardening
Nov 22, 2013 2:58 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 8,918

I consider myself an ecological guy, very green in my gardening practices. My wheelchair-height raised beds are bursting with green. Which aside from chlorophyll,... More
Market Forces
Mar 17, 2014 7:10 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 8,311

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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Just say no
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Getting High in Menlo Park
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As They Head Back To School, Arm Them With This
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