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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia Healthcare District to receive Golden Apple Award

In a Press Release issued by Don Shoecraft on Dec. 3, 2010, it was announced that the Sequoia Healthcare District has been...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by just a thought, on Dec 9, 2010 at 1:33 pm | 11 comments | 2473 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District exceeds enumerated powers

ENUMERATED POWERS of the Sequoia Hospital District (a.k.a. Sequoia Healthcare District) were established pursuant to the...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 6, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 5 comments | 2120 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District "morphing" update

As a result of my postings on Town Square, counsel for the District has issued a Memorandum stating his "...opinion...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 6, 2013 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shefren and Kane participate in Chambers farcical "Golden Apple Award" to Sequoia Healthcare District

In a previous post, I said: "Taxpayers should take note of the Districts expenditures on this event, and see which Directors...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 4, 2011 at 8:58 am | 6 comments | 1600 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District Responds to my PRA request

Many of you know, that as an Elected Director of the Sequoia Healthcare District, I have faced an uphill battle to gain access...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 16, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1512 Views

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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 Central Menlo progressive, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:53 am | 48 comments | 5200 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 | 2815 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. 1505 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 | 2015 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 | 4465 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 | 2198 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 | 1488 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 | 1392 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. 1324 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 | 1992 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 | 1501 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 | 2735 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 | 5251 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 | 5138 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 | 1517 Views
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