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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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Blood on the Tracks
Feb 26, 2015 12:43 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 3,051

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: 2,939

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: 2,842

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: 2,839

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
Climate of Change
Feb 3, 2014 2:27 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 2,820

I admit to being obsessed, even haunted, by climate change. A banal saying from my youth – everyone talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about... More
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