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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: 30,440

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
An Open Letter To A Southwest Flight Attendant
Feb 20, 2015 1:06 pm
Comments: 21 | Views: 12,569


Dear Sir,

At approximately 8AM on Friday, February 13, 2015, a team of 37 teen and pre-teen swimmers wearing red and black travel uniforms boarded Southwest... More
Lessons From Teacher Michelle
Oct 8, 2013 10:39 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 10,093

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
Walk The Talk: A Missed Opportunity For Leadership In Menlo Park
Nov 14, 2013 2:41 pm
Comments: 16 | Views: 9,955

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: 9,903

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