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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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Menlo Goodbye
Apr 13, 2015 8:12 pm
Comments: 23 | Views: 12,272

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
Out of Menlo
Apr 12, 2015 6:20 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 4,814

It was more than disconcerting to return from lunch at Draeger's, to find some of my finest kitchen pieces scattered about a drought-stricken patch of apartment... More
'Film Noir Western' Latest from Menlo Park Writer
Apr 10, 2015 5:55 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 2,693

Author David Meuel has a knack for illuminating Hollywood's classic periods and genres, cranking out a lively series of film books. The latest from the Menlo Park... More
Water War & Peace
Mar 29, 2015 9:48 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 3,318

Spring kicks my vegetable garden into high gear. And, yes, it's here again, that photosynthetic tipping point...but with sinister undercurrents. This can't go on,... More
Menlo's Economic Divide
Mar 19, 2015 9:18 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 4,483

"More than half of the new jobs in the region will not pay enough... More
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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 April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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