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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
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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
The Poor of Our Streets
Nov 10, 2013 10:29 am
Comments: 1 | Views: 1,782

Who are they? I see them daily, yet we never talk. Rolling at wheelchair height through our downtown I can't help but make eye contact. Yet that's where it stops.... More
To 'Save Menlo' – Save Caltrain
Aug 7, 2014 6:26 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 1,739

Aboard Caltrain's 4:56 evening southbound a fellow passenger approaches to talk about the rail line. We agree it's a great thing. He urges me to write more about... More
Joy to the...Churl
Dec 11, 2013 5:36 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 1,685

Don't be churlish...that is my point...but it's hard not to be at this time of year. It's seasonal. Hopes soar, human behavior plummets...and somehow, from one year... More
Affordable Housing – We Can't Afford to Blow It
Jul 4, 2014 2:51 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,674

There's good news for Menlo Park on this, our day of independence, and it comes from the state legislature.... California raked in $872 million in cap-and-trade... More
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Spring food and drink goings on
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Couple’s Strife: 3 Tools for a Happier Relationship
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The Sad Family Photo
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Out of Menlo
By Paul Bendix | 3 comments | 947 views

The MP School District Board Should Approve the O’Connor Boundary Change.
By Stuart Soffer | 3 comments | 824 views