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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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Getting High in Menlo Park
Aug 17, 2014 7:01 pm
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Our future is up in the air. Altitude figures prominently in Menlo Park's November ballot measure. The 'Save Menlo' initiative revamps - some might say 'elevates'... More
Blood on the Tracks
Feb 26, 2015 12:43 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 2,549

The Menlo Park Caltrain accident that killed motorist Jahyun Jennifer Koo on Monday has reignited the issue of grade separation. Acknowledging that it remains an... More
Where the Sidewalk Bends
Mar 3, 2014 2:52 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 2,434

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
Unhealthy Medicine
Feb 24, 2014 3:38 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 2,338

Here's one cure for our flawed healthcare system – become homeless.

Ironically, a destitute person in a wheelchair may get better health advice than his... More
BBC -- Big Break Coming...for Downtown
Feb 12, 2014 7:29 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 2,333

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
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