On a Roll | Paul Bendix | Almanac Online |

Local Blogs

On a Roll
On a Roll

By Paul Bendix

E-mail Paul Bendix | Follow this Blog

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)

Sort by: Most Recent | Most Popular

Take Back Our Street
Nov 11, 2014 2:22 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 4,004

The big one, the six-lane state highway that divides Menlo Park unpleasantly and serves the region ineffectively. El Camino Real could indeed be royal – a 21st-century... More
After M
Nov 9, 2014 8:51 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 4,597

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.

I... More
Hope and Speed in Menlo Park
Nov 2, 2014 9:44 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 4,258

There must be a civic goal that can pull Menlo Park together – particularly after the bruising fight over Proposition M. What could truly inspire our community,... More
Where the Sidewalk Ends
Oct 28, 2014 6:10 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 4,683

For a town that prides itself in village flavor, Menlo Park seems oddly un-walkable. True, from a wheelchair I appreciate the more accessible and rollable features... More
Drought's Scouts
Oct 13, 2014 7:31 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 4,330

We need drought pioneers. California's water crisis demands bold thinking – including these promising approaches:

PRICING. As several readers have pointed... More
<< < 3 4 5 6 7 > >>
Page 5 of 18

ARCHIVES


Get the most important local news stories sent straight to your inbox daily.

All-day Indian cafe opens in Redwood City with a focus on takeout
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 12,166 views

Menlo Park Now Has A Tremendous Opportunity to Transform Its Downtown
By Dana Hendrickson | 19 comments | 4,485 views

Polar vortexes and clean energy in the Upper Midwest
By Sherry Listgarten | 2 comments | 3,348 views

Premarital and Couples: What Happens in Vegas Doesn't Stay in Vegas
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 2,391 views

Union demands too many: Open up the schools now!
By Diana Diamond | 11 comments | 2,280 views

 

Submit your story today

The 35th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Submit your short story here by April 2 (online submissions only). Stories must be 2,500 words or less. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category. Sponsored by Kepler's Books, Linden Tree Books and Bell's Books.

Contest Details