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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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Common Core And The Literary Classics: Supplementing Our Kids Education (By An Avowed Jane Austenophile)
Dec 5, 2013 7:13 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 2,047

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
Part 2 of Walk The Talk: Honoring The Compact
Nov 22, 2013 8:45 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 8,053

On November 14th, I wrote about my concerns with a City leadership ... More
Walk The Talk: A Missed Opportunity For Leadership In Menlo Park
Nov 14, 2013 2:41 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 8,690

It recently came to light that 20 department heads from the City of Menlo Park went to Half Moon Bay for a two day staff retreat with a total cost to the taxpayers... More
A Tale of Two Public Services BART vs. The Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board
Oct 29, 2013 9:07 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 25,076

The BART trains have started rolling again as a tentative agreement has been reached, much to the relief of Bay Area commuters. But many people, including me, have... More
Arata’s Pumpkin Farm And The Grinch(es) Who Stole Halloween (Or At Least Part Of It)
Oct 16, 2013 7:27 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 9,003

On this gorgeous Columbus Day, my husband, Jeff, and I took our three children to Arata's Pumpkin Farm in Half Moon Bay. We've been visiting Arata's during the... More
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