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Why is the Sequoia Healthcare District switching its Workers Comp. Insurance to ACHD's Alpha Fund?

The following item received board approval at yesterdays meeting: ACTION c. Consider Resolution 12-3 Authorizing Application...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 21, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 4094 Views

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Saturday: Celebration of life of Filoli curator Tom Rogers

A celebration of the life of Tom Martin Rogers, a resident of Portola Valley and a longtime curator at Filoli, will be held...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Jane, on Dec 14, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 3792 Views

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Will Miracles Never Cease? The San Mateo DA Actually WILL Prosecute Law Enforcement Officers

Links to two articles in which the San Mateo DA is or has prosecuted a law enforcement officer: http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=1760441&title=Postal...

Original post made by Menlo Voter on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Higher?, on Dec 27, 2012 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 2336 Views

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Today in Woodside: The real Downton Abbey

DiAnn Ellis, professor emerita at San Francisco State University, will give an illustrated lecture on "Downton Abbey Culture...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 12, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 2025 Views

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Feature story: Beating the flu bug

It was a terrifying way to start the new year. Feeling wiped out and congested, Menlo Park resident Candace Peterson took...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by Susan Horstmeyer, on Feb 14, 2013 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments | 5266 Views

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Owner challenges Menlo Park dog-bite lawsuit

A dog rescue organization and a German shepherd owner named in a lawsuit filed over an alleged Menlo Park dog park biting...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by , on Feb 13, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 4719 Views

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Ronald Ferrando, 59, longtime bus driver for Las Lomitas School District

Ronald Rio Ferrando, a school bus driver for the Las Lomitas School District for 30 years, died Feb. 18 in Menlo Park. He...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Bradford Barrett, on Mar 26, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 3084 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 | 2247 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 | 1739 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 | 2528 Views

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Suicide or murder? Attorneys duel in closing arguments

Did Parima Parineh commit suicide in the bedroom of her Woodside home on April 13, 2010, or was she shot and killed by her...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on May 22, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 2540 Views

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Lawsuit filed over car collision with horses on I-280

A lawsuit has been filed by Menlo Park physician Dr. Jean W. Gillon over an incident in the early morning darkness of Dec....

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Steel Magnolia, on May 28, 2013 at 1:11 am | 2 comments | 1951 Views

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Memories: When it was 'an occasion' and fun to go downtown

In my youth it was great fun to go downtown, and we dressed for it. One of my earliest memories was Mother helping me into...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Jul 3, 2013 at 11:28 pm | 2 comments | 2845 Views

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Tonight: Party with Menlo Park police

The Menlo Park Police Department invites the community to a barbecue on Friday, July 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Burgess...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by pro Sheriff, on Jul 27, 2013 at 7:49 am | 2 comments | 2392 Views

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Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Vernon, on Aug 19, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 17838 Views

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Father charged in November car-crash tragedy

A father has been charged with two counts of vehicular manslaughter after a November roll-over crash on U.S. 101 at Embarcadero...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Questioner, on Aug 23, 2013 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments | 3663 Views

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September arraignment set for man accused in Portola Valley incidents

A 21-year-old Palo Alto man arrested in Portola Valley in April in connection with a series of incidents, including assault...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by John, on Aug 29, 2013 at 5:28 pm | 2 comments | 2295 Views

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Local students and grads drowning in debt

With student debt exceeding national credit-card debt — crossing the $1 trillion point last year — and college...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Melanie, on Oct 16, 2013 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 22244 Views

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Prevailing wage laws guarantee inefficiency in government.

Government agencies should not discriminate against contractors on the basis of wages paid to workers. That is a privileged...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 15, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 15614 Views

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Finally, a Purple Heart for a slain soldier

It took 43 years and the insistence of family and friends, but finally a Vietnam War soldier was given a Purple Heart posthumously. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Actually, on Nov 12, 2013 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 21517 Views
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