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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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Hallelujah! "Real Facts" Still Matter To The Menlo Park City Council
Jan 16, 2020 11:52 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,881

This week I watched the Menlo Park City Council approve the study of a promising approach to eliminating the ground-level rail crossings at Ravenswood, Oak Grove... More
Expect Years of Unprecedented Traffic Congestion and More Empty Storefronts
Nov 11, 2019 6:49 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 2,417

This title is not clickbait. It is a reasonable projection of what will occur in Menlo Park over the next decade. Often the solution to a problem actually makes... More
Menlo Park Can Learn A Lot About Community-Driven Grade Separation Planning from Palo Alto (Part 1)
Oct 14, 2019 4:06 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 1,948

Neighboring cities Menlo Park and Palo Alto use strikingly different planning processes for new major civic projects like parking structures and grade separations,... More
Let's Improve Biking In Downtown Menlo Park - Now
Aug 8, 2019 4:32 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 2,095

Bike lanes are the gold standard for building bike networks. They dedicate a space to biking and separate bicyclists from motorists using buffers, and often, physical... More
Good News: The New Menlo Park Rail Subcommittee Hits A Home Run
Jul 17, 2019 8:35 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 3,084

The significance of what happened last night during a Menlo Park City Council Rail Subcommittee meeting cannot be overstated. This was the most productive and civil... More
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Short story writers wanted!

The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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