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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 | 1295 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 | 1782 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 | 875 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
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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 | 1427 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 | 1337 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 | 2108 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 | 1847 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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Healthcare Districts getting politically active

Sequoia Healthcare District, on whose Board I have served since 2002, is a dues paying member ($20,000/year) of the Association...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 4, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 8 comments | 1367 Views

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Public "right to know"

Does the public have a right-to-know why a regularly scheduled meeting of a public agency is rescheduled? Apparently, not...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Sep 10, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 10 comments | 1100 Views

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Obamacare vs shutdown

The negative impact of shutting down our national government is far greater than any negative impact which might result from...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Dorr Ell, on Oct 10, 2013 at 3:17 pm | 56 comments | 1740 Views

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Should federal employees furloughed by the shutdown receive back pay for their time off?

This would be idiotic! What are those Republicans thinking? http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2013/10/07/shutdown-will-cost-taxpayers-more-than-government-stayed-open-congress...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Door Ell, on Oct 12, 2013 at 11:14 am | 5 comments | 766 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 | 13682 Views

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Assistant District Attorney, Al Serrato concludes investigation of Sequoia Healthcare District

After a 5 month investigation into the $300 per month increase in health insurance subsidy to sitting Directors of the Sequoia...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 31, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 10109 Views

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Open letter to Sequoia Healthcare District Directors Kane, Faro and Griffin

Open letter to Sequoia Healthcare District Directors Kane, Faro and Griffin posted on Almanac Town Square Forum http://www.almanacnews.com/ My...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 5, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 6 comments | 1865 Views

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True philanthropy

The Newsletter of StarVista, recipient of a $75,000 grant of property tax dollars from the pseudo-philanthropic Sequoia Healthcare...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 21, 2013 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 636 Views
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