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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May 31, 2014 10:24 pm
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Aside from leafy streets and property values, can't our fair suburb have some verve?
Downtown's next small experiment widening spaces for sidewalk cafés... More
Nov 9, 2014 8:51 pm
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It's over. Lawn signs are disappearing. The Farmers' Market is selling produce, not politics. And what are the lessons?
For me, it's simple. Stay involved.
A Street Fair by Any Other Name
Jul 17, 2014 9:18 am
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It's reliably enjoyable, not to mention multifaceted and diverse...Menlo Park's public event of the year, the Connoisseur's Marketplace. And it's happening this... More
Mysteries of Disabled Travel
Jun 8, 2014 9:13 am
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What's no mystery is that we all grow older, travel gets harder...or does it? Maybe not. For the travel industry keeps adapting to our aging populace. So, as long... More
(Under) Performing Arts Center
Jan 16, 2014 5:57 pm
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It's a major civic achievement, endlessly promising and somewhat disappointing: the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center.
What's disappointing? The number of... More