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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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The Privacy Balance
May 18, 2014 8:42 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 1,638

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
Municipal Projects: Why Do Things Cost So Much?
May 2, 2014 10:34 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 1,628

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
The "Bullet" Train: What Does It Say About Our State Government?
Dec 18, 2013 7:29 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 1,608

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
Love Thy Neighbor
Oct 10, 2013 8:42 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 1,562


I don't live in North Fair Oaks. My Menlo Park neighborhood is slated to attend Menlo Atherton High School and that has never been in jeopardy as the school board... More
Where Are All The “Tiger Dads”?
May 28, 2014 9:37 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,535


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
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