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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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The Real Work of 'Saving Menlo'
May 21, 2014 9:01 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 2,029

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
A Modest Proposal...For Prisons
Jan 2, 2014 7:36 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 2,005

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
Stop Menlo Harbor Project
Apr 1, 2014 10:49 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 1,999

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
Secrets of Disabled Travel
Mar 12, 2014 6:16 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,875

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
About Retirement
Mar 29, 2014 5:22 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,822

My wife insists I'm not retired. I was once a copywriter, and now I write my own stuff. It's still a job, my wife says. I'm still in the game, that is her point.... More
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