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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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Where Are All The “Tiger Dads”?
May 28, 2014 9:37 am
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A group of my closest girlfriends and I are interested in the controversial concept of the "Tiger Mom". Our interest was therefore peaked by an ... More
The Privacy Balance
May 18, 2014 8:42 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 1,731

The Menlo Park City Council made a difficult but prudent and thoughtful decision this week when they adopted an ordinance putting stronger limitations around the... More
Giving Thanks For My “Other” Mother
May 9, 2014 9:44 am
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My husband's family is, and was, like a big, noisy city. He grew up surrounded by parents, brothers, cousins, aunts and uncles galore, close family friends and... More
Municipal Projects: Why Do Things Cost So Much?
May 2, 2014 10:34 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 3,091

I occasionally experience "sticker shock" at the proposed cost of city projects. I'm not the only one. A few months ago, the City Council seemed equally as perplexed... More
Live! Menlo Park’s New Website
Apr 21, 2014 7:52 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 1,853

The City of Menlo Park has gone live with a redesigned website that the city hopes will provide residents, city officials and staff with enhanced... More
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