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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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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
Downtown's Collision
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
The Loss of Mr. Potato Head
Feb 17, 2015 5:50 pm
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Last month, something possessed me to plant potatoes with my widowed neighbor and her precocious two-year-old. Perhaps I needed to witness things budding, to reaffirm... More
Facing the Big Dry
Feb 9, 2014 12:08 pm
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I can see it coming and already resent it. Brown lawns. Saving rinse water in the shower. Wildfires in the news. Desert plants in the garden. Flushing the toilet... More
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
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Cherries and Berries
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We need some volunteers.
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