St. Vincent hospital

Registered Nurses to Hold a Formal Farewell Ceremony to Mark the Closing of L.A.’s Historic St. Vincent Medical Center

Registered nurses and community members, along with local clergy will gather at St. Vincent Medical Center (SVMC) on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 to hold a formal farewell ceremony as the historic hospital closes its doors.

California Nurses Association
January 17, 2020
Nurses at Women's March 2019

Nurses to Rally at Women’s Marches Across the Nation

On Jan. 18, registered nurses from National Nurses United (NNU), the largest union of RNs in the country, will join together at Women’s Marches across the United States to highlight the importance of unions to women and working people, NNU announced today.

National Nurses United
St. Vincent MC

Registered Nurses File an Opposition to Prevent the Imminent Closure of St. Vincent Medical Center Citing Grave Public Safety Risk

Registered nurses with the California Nurses Association filed an opposition today with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California- Los Angeles Division to prevent the proposed imminent closure of St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles

California Nurses Association
January 7, 2020
RN Mary Jane Perry in Bahamas

RNRN Sends Nurses to Disaster Areas

When a hurricane turns Category 5 of a massive earthquake devastates a region, it’s a sure bet that the nurses of Registered Nurse Response Network are already r

Eleanor Godfrey, Director, Registered Nurse Response Network
January 15, 2020



Sonoma Evacuation map

RNRN Monitoring Massive California Fires & Evacuations

RNRN is currently monitoring eleven fires burning and extreme weather conditions across the state of California that led Governor Gavin Newsom to declare a state of emergency. Two massive fires burning this weekend that are threatening residential areas are the Kincaid Fire in Northern California and the Tick Fire in Southern California.

October 28, 2019
RN Tim Thomas

California hospitals have spent decades delaying seismic upgrades. What’s the human cost?

One moment, Tim Thomas, an operating room registered nurse at northern California’s Watsonville Community Hospital, was talking with a colleague, in a hospital office. The next moment, he had been thrown from his chair. Books flew from shelves, and as the building twisted, its door locks activated.

Bonnie Castillo , Executive Director of National Nurses United
August 19, 2019
PG&E frieze

Newsom ramps up state involvement in PG&E future, assigns top aides to tackle energy

Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his strongest actions yet on Pacific Gas & Electric, said the state is stepping up its involvement in the troubled company's future, including what could be dramatic intervention to restructure PG&E.

Colby Bermel, Politico
November 2, 2019
Longbeach fire dept

Long Beach’s shuttered Community Hospital could have helped response to Tuesday shooting, officials say

Long Beach’s Community Hospital sat empty Tuesday night, Oct.

Hayley Munguia, Press-Telegram
October 30, 2019
Hospital closure buttons

Newsom Vetoes Hospital Closure Notification Bill, a Major CNA Priority

Dealing a major blow to some of his most forceful political supporters, Gov. Gavin Newsom Saturday vetoed legislation that would have increased the public notification period for proposed hospital closures or elimination of emergency services.

Angela Hart, Politico
October 13, 2019