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A Civil Look At Civics

By Erin Glanville

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About this blog: While state and federal politics dominate the headlines, local issues have an enormous impact on our everyday lives. This blog will attempt to shine a light on topics of public interest and facilitate greater participation in the ...  (More)

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With $24K On The Line, Council Should Take A Second Look
Jan 23, 2014 11:53 am
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At last week's City Council meeting, council was asked to select which slight modification to the current logo would be used for the creation of a style guide. ... More
When Considering Spending 25K On A New City Logo Design, Process Matters
Jan 12, 2014 12:09 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 2,322

When The Almanac reported this past week that Menlo Park spent $1800 on a new "Nutty The Squirrel" mascot costume, public comments rolled in expressing a variety... More
My New Year's List: Top 10 Things I Am Grateful We’ve Done As A Family
Dec 31, 2013 9:11 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 2,608

Holidays provide us with great rest stops. They're opportunities for us to pull over from the daily chaos and blur of life and just breathe. Enjoy the view for... More
The "Bullet" Train: What Does It Say About Our State Government?
Dec 18, 2013 7:29 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 1,928

Even if you supported the "bullet train" five years ago, you should think about how our state government is – or is not-- respecting California voters as that project... More
Common Core And The Literary Classics: Supplementing Our Kids Education (By An Avowed Jane Austenophile)
Dec 5, 2013 7:13 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 4,351

Jane Austen has become quite popular in the past decade—at least commercially. When I see Jane Austen stationary at Paper Source, I know she has joined the ranks... More
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