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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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Too Old to Drive
Oct 20, 2013 4:38 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 6,725

Everyone knows about last week's accident on Santa Cruz Ave. A 90-year-old... More
Politically Correct Gardening
Nov 22, 2013 2:58 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 4,858

I consider myself an ecological guy, very green in my gardening practices. My wheelchair-height raised beds are bursting with green. Which aside from chlorophyll,... More
Caltrain...at Capacity
Dec 16, 2013 6:41 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 4,228

Caltrain is back in the news – perhaps the 'right news,' if not exactly good news – that the line is straining to keep up with demand. Of course, this is hardly... More
Public Works
Mar 24, 2014 10:21 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 4,132

Let's hear it for the City of Menlo Park, whose crews have leveled and flattened some of the roughest patches of sidewalk in my downtown neighborhood. One particular... More
Caltrain's Real Problem
Nov 1, 2013 4:45 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 3,957

I hear all sorts of complaints about Caltrain. Principally: the trains are crowded and noisy. And there aren't enough of them.

Which reminds me of an old joke.... More
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