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Public employees and Social Security

How do public employees escape the inequities of the Social Security system to which most of us have been subjected? Why...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 2, 2013 at 11:43 am | 179 comments | 6074 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District MSR due from LAFCo

The last Municipal Service Review for Healthcare Districts was adopted by The San Mateo County Local Agency Formation Commission...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 12, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1791 Views

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Parcel taxes

The proliferation of parcel taxes and the large expenditure of public funds used to facilitate their passage renders the...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 20, 2013 at 4:14 pm | 7 comments | 1104 Views

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Is the Sequoia Healthcare District courting Half Moon Bay residents?

It has recently come to my attention that the Sequoia Healthcare District 2012 annual report was sent to 2,805 residents...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 4, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 1076 Views

MENLO PARK

Sequoia Healthcare District boundaries divide Menlo Park

During the recent election I discovered an unpublicized fact: Many residents of Menlo Park do not reside in the Sequoia...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 887 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District continues to collect property tax

___In the 1996 Measure "H" election http://www.xshcd.com/SeqElec1996.pdf in which the Sequoia Hospital District obtained...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 11, 2013 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1094 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Teen Advises Republican Party

[Topic removed. Please don't copy and paste articles from other publications. That's a copyright violation. Please use Town...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by GOP hypocrites, on Mar 18, 2013 at 9:19 pm | 6 comments | 775 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Teen has advice for Republicans

Sequoia High school student Paul Kiraly of West Menlo Park and 10 other youth delegates to the Republican Convention had...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 15, 2013 at 4:04 pm | 99 comments | 4490 Views

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Does Rich Gordon endorse the Sequoia Healthcare District?

In a recent presentation to the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee this morning, a PowerPoint presentation...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 23, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 2 comments | 1334 Views

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Association of California Healthcare Districts removes "Guide to Grassroots Advocacy" from its website

In another topic "Why is the Sequoia Healthcare District switching its Workers Comp. Insurance to ACHD's Alpha Fund?" http://www.almanacnews.com/square/index.php?i=3&t=8175...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 6, 2013
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Sequoia Healthcare District alters health insurance subsidies for Directors and employees

There is something suspicious about the Sequoia Healthcare District's flip flop on policy regarding health insurance benefits. At...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 6, 2013 at 11:58 am | 8 comments | 1862 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District defends its community mission as political foes aim to pull the plug on it

This article by Renee Batti in 2002 provides some insight into this decade long struggle. http://www.almanacnews.com/morgue/2002/2002_09_25.cover.html...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 22, 2013 at 10:02 am | 2 comments | 901 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District Volunteers at St. Anthony de Padua Dining Room

"The District has been supporting us through its wonderful Community Services program since 2009." http://paduadiningroom.com/?p=733 Note;...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1062 Views

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Should Government websites be searchable?

In my struggle to make the Sequoia Healthcare District more user friendly, I suggested to CEO Lee Michelson that "Searchable...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 17, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1468 Views

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2013 San Mateo County Community Health Needs Assessment

I received the following from Lee Michelson, Ceo of the Sequoia Healthcare District: Here is a copy of the email that went...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 19, 2013
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Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free

This is an idiom which I probably picked up during my Navy days in the fifties. Aside from it's male chauvinist interpretation,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 9, 2013
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Grand Jury report on Sequoia Healthcare District and LAFCo

I invite interested readers to attend the next Board Meeting of the Sequoia Healthcare District on June 5, 2013. See: http://www.sequoiahealthcaredistrict.com/wp-content/uploads/20...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 3, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 5 comments | 1378 Views

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Dedicating a fraction of the 1% County ad-valorem property tax to special districts

Supporters of Parks and Open-space have sought dedicated funds for their pet projects. Sales taxes were tried and failed...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 13, 2014 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 2195 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District seeks to reschedule August 7 meeting

The Sequoia Healthcare District, on whose board I have served since 2002, has six “regularly scheduled meetings” each year....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by presuming, on Jul 16, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 3 comments | 1930 Views

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Broadway by the Bay performs "Oliver" at RWC's Fox Theatre

Betty and I are season's ticket holders for Broadway by the Bay productions. Yesterday, we got our money's worth in one...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 15, 2013
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