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“Providence Holy Cross Hospital Expansion Lawsuits Settled”

April 20, 2009 SEIU “After a long dispute, SEIU UHW and Community Advocates for Responsible Care (CARE) have settled their lawsuits against Providence Holy Cross Hospital’s expansion in the San Fernando Valley on Friday, April 17. The impact of the economic crisis on the region was a key factor in the coalition’s decision to conclude … Continue reading

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“Panel asked to reconsider hospital plan”

September 30, 2008 By David Zahniser, Los Angeles Times “A judge has issued a tentative ruling calling for the Los Angeles City Council to reconsider its decision allowing a San Fernando Valley hospital to expand, handing a victory to the union activists and neighborhood groups that had criticized the project. Superior Court Judge Thomas McKnew said the … Continue reading

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“Citizens’ Group Forms to Support County Hospital Outpatient Project : Health: Organizers claim a private facility has misled the public in efforts to stop the new wing”

November 23, 1995 By CARLOS V. LOZANO “A Ventura County citizens’ group has formed to combat a campaign to block construction of a new outpatient wing at the county hospital. The primary goal of the group, which says it has 40 members from across the county, is to counter what it calls misleading statements by administrators … Continue reading

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“City’s Approval of a Hospital Expansion Project Did Not Violate CEQA or Local Ordinances”

July 29, 2011 By Andrea A. Matarazzo “The Second District Court of Appeal recently upheld approval of expansion plans for the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.  The City of Santa Clarita (“City”) approved a Master Plan to expand the hospital and medical office building facilities on the existing hospital campus.  Santa Clarita Organization for Planning the … Continue reading

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January 11, 2012 By Rick Cole “When it comes to environmental issues, emotions often trump reasoned argument or sensible reform, especially in California. In Sacramento at our state capitol, real world impacts are abstracted into barbed soundbites. It’s the dialogue of the deaf as environmental advocates rally around our landmark California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) … Continue reading