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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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Tom Perkins’ Letter & Civil Discourse
Feb 5, 2014 9:21 am
Comments: 20 | Views: 7,196

Local venture capitalist Tom Perkins' letter to The Wall Street Journal two... More
Unincorporated 94025 Program Fees: Exploring The Case For Change
Apr 1, 2014 11:28 am
Comments: 23 | Views: 5,303


It was just after midnight when Molly Kossow, a resident of the unincorporated Menlo Oaks area of Menlo Park, went to register her daughter for gymnastics and... More
Municipal Projects: Why Do Things Cost So Much?
May 2, 2014 10:34 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 4,332

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
Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences
Oct 17, 2014 9:36 am
Comments: 57 | Views: 3,839


When a group of parents submitted a petition to the Menlo Park City School District (MPCSD) to create a Mandarin Immersion Charter School (MMICS), they may not... 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: 3,386

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
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