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Creating A More Vibrant Menlo Park
Creating A More Vibrant Menlo Park

By Dana Hendrickson

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About this blog: My wife and I moved to central Menlo Park in 1985 where we have raised two sons. A retired high-tech executive, I now actively participate in local and national community service programs. I am the founder and director of Rebuil...  (More)

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Who Will You Blame For This Coming Menlo Park Disaster?
Dec 20, 2018 10:44 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 5,984

Traffic congestion remains the number one complaint of Menlo Park residents. And our city government, like us, feels helpless, as it cannot stem the growth of vehicles... More
El Camino Is Rapidly Becoming The Bright New Face of Menlo Park
Mar 14, 2019 4:07 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 5,921

It’s been a long time coming, but a welcome transformation of the El Camino business district in Menlo Park is now well underway, especially on the east side... More
Can Menlo Park Save Its Downtown? Reinvent It? – Part 1
May 11, 2020 5:02 pm
Comments: 28 | Views: 4,271

What lies ahead?

That’s the big question now on everyone’s mind, including those who live, shop and work in Menlo Park. Last week in the afternoon,... More
Menlo Park Needs A Fully Elevated Rail System "Downtown"
Jan 28, 2019 1:15 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 4,235


In my last post, I promised to explain why I, and others, believe fully elevating tracks downtown is a far superior “grade separation”... More
Do NOT Expect A Downtown Parking Garage In Menlo Park During Our Lifetime
Dec 28, 2018 4:34 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 4,165

December is the worst time to look for a place to park downtown. As I circled the parking plazas a fourth time on a recent afternoon - competing with dozens of other... More
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