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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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An Open Letter To A Southwest Flight Attendant
Feb 20, 2015 1:06 pm
Comments: 19 | Views: 10,087


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: 1,411



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: 1,065


"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
What Are Menlo Park’s Priorities?
Dec 17, 2014 7:19 am
Comments: 41 | Views: 2,233

A year ago, I reported on a Menlo Park city department head ... More
Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences
Oct 17, 2014 9:36 am
Comments: 57 | Views: 5,669


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
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