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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: 2,277

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: 2,234

The Google bus, Armistead Maupin recently wrote,... More
The Real Work of 'Saving Menlo'
May 21, 2014 9:01 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 2,181

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
The Great Beauty
Dec 13, 2013 4:37 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 2,170

Rococo fountains splashing, Renaissance statues exalting, marble colonnades flying...yet even Rome can become fatiguing. That's one introduction to The Great Beauty... More
Secrets of Disabled Travel
Mar 12, 2014 6:16 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 2,136

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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