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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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Climate of Change
Feb 3, 2014 2:27 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 2,146

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
To 'Save Menlo' ? Save Caltrain
Aug 7, 2014 6:26 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 2,112

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
Menlo Goodbye
Apr 13, 2015 8:12 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 2,101

When your wife asks, without an ounce of irony, what to do with medicine that expired in 1986...you know you are really moving. Thing is, in 1986 Menlo Park already... More
The Poor of Our Streets
Nov 10, 2013 10:29 am
Comments: 1 | Views: 2,080

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
Affordable Housing ? We Can't Afford to Blow It
Jul 4, 2014 2:51 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 2,048

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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Mademoiselle Colette, now open in downtown Menlo Park
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The Big Four - Part one
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How early is too early to make or buy a Halloween costume
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Can Menlo Park afford to take away El Camino lanes from parking or vehicle movement?
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