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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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Stop Menlo Harbor Project
Apr 1, 2014 10:49 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 2,289

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
The Good, the Bad, and the Google Buses
Feb 16, 2014 1:54 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 2,256

The Google bus, Armistead Maupin recently wrote,... More
The Great Beauty
Dec 13, 2013 4:37 pm
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Rococo fountains splashing, Renaissance statues exalting, marble colonnades flying...yet even Rome can become fatiguing. That's one introduction to The Great Beauty... More
The Real Work of 'Saving Menlo'
May 21, 2014 9:01 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 2,195

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
Secrets of Disabled Travel
Mar 12, 2014 6:16 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 2,154

The ironic love of travel, seemingly shared by disabled people everywhere...what else explains why I am hopping the 8:32 AM Caltrain to San Jose? To board Amtrak's... More
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