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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: 21,162

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: 6,656

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: 6,244

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: 5,830

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: 5,509

On November 14th, I wrote about my concerns with a City leadership ... More
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The State’s Proposed “Rainy Day” Fund Threatens Local School Districts’ Ability To Keep Their Financial Houses In Order
By Erin Glanville | 3 comments | 311 views

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