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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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When Considering Spending 25K On A New City Logo Design, Process Matters
Jan 12, 2014 12:09 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 2,009

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: 2,281

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: 1,704

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: 2,014

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: 7,350

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