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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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'Fair' Is The Operative Word In Burgess Pool Negotiations
May 13, 2015 4:03 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 4,980


Menlo Swim and Sport's (MSS) contract with the city is back before the city council, but this time, the question of who will be running the pool is not at issue.... More
A Bridge, A Pipe & A Lunch
Mar 18, 2015 1:17 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 5,014


Brothers Sam, Reid and Tate Vaughan, all students at local Menlo Park schools, embarked on the service project of a lifetime this past January. They traveled... More
An Open Letter To A Southwest Flight Attendant
Feb 20, 2015 1:06 pm
Comments: 21 | Views: 18,204


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
Council Sends Clear Message To Staff: Be Transparent
Feb 5, 2015 3:25 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 5,029



At their January 27th meeting, the Menlo Park City Council was clear with city staff: there needs to be greater public transparency in the hiring of new employees,... More
Finding Forever Homes For Creatures Big And Small, Near And Far
Jan 13, 2015 1:21 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 5,987


"Fairy", a small, roughly 5-month old black dog, was discovered starving and homeless on a mountain road in Taiwan. It is not known if she ever had a home or... More
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