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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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Life after Measure M
Oct 1, 2014 4:58 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 995

Really, I'm already tired of it and looking beyond. Also, looking within.

The other day, wandering that center of community life, Menlo Park's Sunday farmer's... More
Phone Sex
Sep 26, 2014 6:23 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 635

Okay, it's not exactly sex, partly because it's so frequent. Daily, in fact. But it is definitely sexy, my call from this woman who wants me to consider getting... More
Menlo Park – Close to the Action
Sep 24, 2014 8:42 pm
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Local ballot measures are splendid, but much of Menlo Park's future is decided elsewhere...such as San Francisco, where our transportation growth currently hangs... More
A Tale of Two Suburbs
Sep 11, 2014 1:29 pm
Comments: 16 | Views: 2,587

If a deteriorating downtown, tacky buildings and suburban blight only 15 minutes from San Francisco sounds like something of a feat – look at San Bruno. Many... More
Caltrain's Good News
Sep 5, 2014 7:10 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 671

Nice returning to Menlo Park after a long trip and finding good news from Caltrain. Sixteen new cars are on the way. Well, not new. Old, actually. And, one infers,... More
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Early Decision Blues
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What Are Menlo Park’s Priorities?
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Water Torture
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Are you considering a remodel?
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