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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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A Tale of Two Public Services BART vs. The Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board
Oct 29, 2013 9:07 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 25,853

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
Lessons From Teacher Michelle
Oct 8, 2013 10:39 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 9,473

Now that the dust has settled in the aftermath of Menlo Park gymnastics teacher Michelle Sutton's firing, several lessons emerge that deserve further consideration.... 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: 9,185

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
Walk The Talk: A Missed Opportunity For Leadership In Menlo Park
Nov 14, 2013 2:41 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 9,084

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
Part 2 of Walk The Talk: Honoring The Compact
Nov 22, 2013 8:45 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 8,574

On November 14th, I wrote about my concerns with a City leadership ... More
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