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Measure AA, Coastsider votes and Property taxes

The MROSD Coastside annexation did not provide for ANY property tax distribution to the District from the annexed areas....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 19, 2014 at 11:09 am | 4 comments | 610 Views

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Mission Hospice asks for $2,000,000 from Sequoia Healthcare District

Sequoia Healthcare District(SHD) will be considering a Pledge Of Up To $2 Million Dollars Towards Mission Hospice's Capital...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 167 Views

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San Carlos may allow school on it's Crestview park property

___The City of San Carlos is considering a land swap, of itís North Crestview site, with the San Carlos School District....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 9, 2014 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter schools and teacher unions

An article in today's Daily Post "Charters to hit school budgets hard, prompts me to revisit the charter school concept....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 20, 2014 at 10:24 am | 4 comments | 332 Views

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San Carlos Supermajority Vote Fails

Thanks to councilmembers Grocott and Grasilli, who voted not to override protests of residents, San Carlos avoided an election...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 1, 2014 at 6:07 pm | 2 comments | 170 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District candidate statements for November election

This election cycle will provide voters with some real choices in the Sequoia Healthcare District election. In addition...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by da guv, on Aug 19, 2014 at 11:41 pm | 10 comments | 609 Views

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Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts

In my 11 years as an elected Director of the Sequoia Healthcare District I have found it impossible to have a dialog with...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 13, 2014 at 7:24 pm | 17 comments | 1727 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

RCSD defends itself against Charter invasion

In an earlier topic(Charter schools and teacher unions) http://almanacnews.com/square/2014/06/18/charter-schools-and-teacher-unions...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 207 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District electioneering

In past elections the District has engaged in activities which I consider to have been "electioneering".http://almanacnews.com/square/2012/10/19/sequoia-healthcare-district-brochure...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 10, 2014
There are no comments yet. 134 Views

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Peninsula Healthcare District candidate statements for November election

There are 4 candidates for 3 seats on the Peninsula Healthcare District Board of Directors in November 2014. Challenger...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 12, 2014 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 316 Views

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Sequel to Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts

Since I first posted Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2014/08/01/dissolution-dialogue-on-healthcare-districts...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 14, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 15 comments | 1082 Views

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Healthcare candidates join forces

Three candidates for the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors election on November 4, 2014, met at the Canyon Roastery...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 17, 2014 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 520 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District's HeartSafe Program revisited

In my role as a "watchdog" on the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors, I receive monthly copies of the Cash Disbursement...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 27, 2014 at 10:40 am | 7 comments | 237 Views

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6.1 earthquake at 3:20:44 A.M. 8/24

This one rattled the sliding glass doors on my bedroom. I'm waiting for the aftershock. ...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by not in town, on Aug 24, 2014 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 222 Views

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Rationale for Sequoia Healthcare District's continuation of property.tax collection.

When the Sequoia Hospital District(alias Sequoia Healthcare District) sold Sequoia Hospital with voter approval of Measure...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 28, 2014
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Counsel for SHD advises directors to avoid forum

I have posted a topic on this forum creating a "Dissolution Dialogue for Healthcare Districts". http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2014/08/12/sequel-to-dissolution-dialogue-on-healt...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 31, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 5 comments | 209 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District Seeks Transparency Certifications

At it's August meeting, the Sequoia Healthcare District took action to implement policy changes to meet ACHD and CSDF guidelines...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 4, 2014 at 11:59 am | 3 comments | 133 Views

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Here's a conservation tip: Stop population growth

Yes, Charles Marsala is right. It is "time to get off the CO2 habit," as he expressed in last week's guest opinion. We...

Original post made by Jackie Leonard-Dimmick on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by SettingTheRecordStraight, on May 2, 2007 at 11:30 pm | 2 comments | 2626 Views

ATHERTON

Recall Drive Underway

Anger is boiling over at the secret six figure payout to a former Atherton Police Officer just before the parcel tax election. The...

Original post made by james caravelle on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Good, on Dec 15, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 1387 Views

ATHERTON

mystery candidates promise a clean sweep

It's only January. However two individuals who have yet to announce their candidacy promise to align themselves with a standing...

Original post made by james caravelle on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jan 20, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 23 comments | 2124 Views
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