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Jack Hickey endorses Michael Stogner for San Mateo County Supervisor

I'll be voting for Michael Stogner for Supervisor. Recently, I chose Michael as one of my running mates for the Sequoia...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 8, 2011 at 6:21 pm | 13 comments | 2588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax Senior exemption

I have always questioned the use of Senior exemptions for school district parcel tax ballot measures. And, I have suggested...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on May 7, 2011 at 10:52 am | 3 comments | 2471 Views

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Parcel Tax For Bay Restoration?

There is a movement afoot to pursue a parcel tax for bay restoration. See: http://www.rcwdemocrats.com/ Excerpt: "Former...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1341 Views

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The Hospital District that won’t die

The Sequoia Hospital District (a.k.a. Sequoia Healthcare District) built, owned and operated Sequoia Hospital in Redwood...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by At bat, on Jul 14, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 4 comments | 1294 Views

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Kim Griffin defends Sequoia Healthcare District

In an OpEd piece in the San Mateo Daily Journal http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=221931&title=Letter:...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 15, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 3980 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unsustainable cost of Special-Ed

Editor, Sue Lempert “A sad day for everyone” writes about a 7-year-old boy, out of control in a special education class at...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 23, 2011 at 9:58 am | 8 comments | 1978 Views

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Griffin defends Sequoia Healthcare District

Kim Griffin, President of the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors defends the District's actions after a scathing...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Tsk tsk, on Dec 22, 2011 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments | 1317 Views

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Lions Club accepts Grants from Healthcare Districts

Lions Club International Foundation on it’s website http://www.lcif.org/EN/about-us/index.php says “LCIF helps Lions improve...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Louise, on Jan 3, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 3 comments | 1174 Views

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A Texan proposes a solution to Welfare abuse

The following was published in the Waco Herald Tribune, November 18, 2010 and posted at http://picklyman.wordpress.com/2010/12/12/from-the-waco-herald-tribune-november-18-2010/....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1111 Views

MENLO PARK

Hazardous Water Heater Installations in West Menlo Park

To whom it may concern; Recently, I experienced a very frustrating situation involving a leaking water heater in the West...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by pickypicky, on Mar 20, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 1697 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District proposes additional $600,000 P.E. subsidy for Redwood City School District

The Redwood City School District, in the midst of a Parcel Tax election to backfill shortages in state funding, may be...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 2, 2012 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 1219 Views

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Sue Lempert fuels Healthcare District debate.

Sue Lempert, columnist for the San Mateo Daily Journal, touched a nerve which ignited a vitreolic response from Kim Griffin,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 5, 2013 at 11:09 am | 9 comments | 2050 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District subsidy of Nursing Program

Sequoia Healthcare District has been granting $1,000,000/year since 2004 in subsidies to students enrolled in a Baccalaureate...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 8, 2012 at 9:55 am | 8 comments | 1367 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District Election

There are three candidates running in November for two 4 year seats on the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 23, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 32 comments | 4571 Views

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League of Women Voters provide election info and video links on their website

Go to SmartVoter.org and check out the ballot measures and candidates for the November election. Notable videos include...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 2, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 1267 Views

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Annual Audit of Sequoia Healthcare District

`The Annual Financial Statements of the Sequoia Healthcare District are available in the Oct. 10, 2012 Meeting Agenda and...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 17, 2012 at 9:27 am | 3 comments | 1741 Views

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Healthcare District's website deceiving

For 2012-13FY, The Sequoia Healthcare District website states the following: Sequoia Healthcare District 2012-13 FY Total...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 29, 2013 at 11:43 am | 5 comments | 1859 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District CEO gets 14 1/2% raise

There is hope for the unemployed. There is money out there. Witness the mind-boggling raise given to Sequoia Healthcare...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Papa knows best, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:02 pm | 3 comments | 2483 Views

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$10,000,000 Sequoia Healthcare District Nursing Education Program

With 8 years into the program and 2 years remaining, the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors will be meeting at...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by jack Hickey, on Mar 8, 2014 at 12:01 pm | 12 comments | 2565 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District brochure coming

The Sequoia Healthcare District 2012 Annual Report to the Community, scheduled to be mailed by the end of October, is clearly...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 15, 2014 at 10:12 am | 10 comments | 1840 Views
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