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Odd twist in Sequoia Healthcare District race

The Sequoia Healthcare District elections resemble a game of musical chairs this year. Director Jack Hickey, whose third...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 31, 2012 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 1435 Views

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Health care district defends itself

It was said decades ago, beware what (government) department you create, for you will never get rid of it. Director Kim...

Original post made by Henry Riggs on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 31, 2012 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1317 Views

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Guest opinion: Sequoia Healthcare -- the hospital district that won't die

cTypeface:Bold>Editor's Note:</I></B> Jack Hickey, a member of the board of the Sequoia Healthcare District, has for many...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 11, 2012 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 1578 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District says: "One dollar and twenty-seven cents returned for every tax dollar collected"

Visit http://www.sequoiahealthcaredistrict.com/ and you will see this incredible, and meaningless claim. The Sequoia Healthcare...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 1820 Views

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Those were the days

In the 1920s, Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve was the site of scout camps. Here in their uniforms are the unidentified girls...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Lorraine, on Nov 26, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1391 Views

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Menlo Park man shot in East Palo Alto Sunday

A Menlo Park man was wounded in a shooting in East Palo Alto Sunday night, Nov. 25. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12544...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by what?, on Nov 27, 2012 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 1601 Views

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Review: 'Life of Pi'

In Ang Lee's exhilarating "Life of Pi" -- based upon the bestselling novel by Yann Martel -- a boy adrift reads a "Survival...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Uriah, on Dec 6, 2012 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 1824 Views

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Warning on eating wild mushrooms

With wild mushroom growth prompted by seasonal rains, the California Department of Public Health has issued a warning...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Porcini Harvesting, on Dec 7, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 1 comment | 1842 Views

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Menlo boys' hoop coach Kris Weem joins Golden State Warriors

A lot of positive things are happening with the NBA's Golden State Warriors these days. The team has new owners, a new coach,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Michelle, on Dec 11, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 2255 Views

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Walgreens to pay $16M for violations

Walgreen Co. has settled a lawsuit by 42 California counties for illegally dumping hazardous waste and unlawfully disposing...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Margo McAuliffe, on Dec 14, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1506 Views

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Zuckerberg donates a fortune to Silicon Valley foundation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday that he is giving nearly $500 million in Facebook stock to the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by monica thompson, on Dec 19, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 1551 Views

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Author, poet comes 'home' to speak in Portola Valley

Rashani Rea, known as Tori Harris while growing up in Portola Valley, will present a talk, "The Importance of Place," and...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2013
Last comment by Joy Kincaid, on Jan 13, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 1983 Views

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'Moderately severe' influenza arrives in Bay Area

The influenza virus hammering states in other parts of the country is slowly moving into Northern California, officials said...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by chris, on Jan 14, 2013 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 5763 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 | 3220 Views

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Deputies pull young girls from burning home

San Mateo County sheriff's deputies rescued two young girls from a smoke-filled house in Moss Beach on Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Well done, on Feb 19, 2013 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 1267 Views

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Sen. Jerry Hill pitches bill to ensure funding for Caltrain electrification

As Caltrain prepares to embark on its long-stalled voyage toward electrification, Sen. Jerry Hill on Friday unveiled a bill...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Feb 22, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 5529 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 | 1570 Views

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Self-publish your book -- and print it in 10 minutes

It's getting easier for writers to get published now that there are so many self-publishing options. Vanity press has largely...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Alpine Neighbor, on Apr 5, 2013 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 2700 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
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 4, 2015 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1773 Views

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Early morning runners be alert

This morning, around 5:30-6:00 am, my mom was running on Ringwood between Bay and Middlefield. She always runs with a flashlight...

Original post made by Angry Runner on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Apr 11, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1362 Views
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