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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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Save Menlo – Let's Get Real
Jun 16, 2014 4:07 pm
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A few years ago, I stumbled out of bed and made my jetlagged way to Menlo Park's Sunday farmer's market. Someone handed me a leaflet. Save Our Farmers Market. Alarmed,... More
Guns, a Year after Sandy Hook
Jan 21, 2014 2:23 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 1,667

Guns...one of the nation's most deeply entrenched, emotional and perennial issues. And kudos to Stanford Continuing Studies for presenting last week's public debate,... More
Lascivious 'Lilith' at the PAC
May 6, 2014 5:18 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 1,630

For those who made it to the M-A Performing Arts Center for Sunday's matinee of 'Lilith the Night Demon,' congratulations. The San Francisco Choral Artists event... More
BBC -- Big Break Coming...for Downtown
Feb 12, 2014 7:29 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 1,463

It's good news for downtown Menlo Park and great news for the region...a landmark establishment that has long 'anchored' our retail district is on the way back.... More
Where the Sidewalk Bends
Mar 3, 2014 2:52 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 1,443

Having a close-up, wheelchair view of Menlo Park's sidewalks and arid borders I can report firsthand – the poppies are coming. California's state flower, more... More
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