Southern California Hospital nurse

RNs at Southern California Hospital at Culver City to Hold Informational Pickets for Patient Safety

Registered nurses at Southern California Hospital at Culver City (SCHCC) will hold two informational pickets on Wednesday, Feb.

California Nurses Association
February 18, 2020
Nurses pose after ratifying new contract

MarinHealth Medical Center Nurses Overwhelmingly Ratify New Contract with Patient Safety Protections

Registered nurses at MarinHealth Medical Center in Greenbrae, Calif. overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year contract, announced California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU) toda

California Nurses Association
February 15, 2020
Antelope Valley Hospital

Nurses to Hold Candlelight Vigil to Protest Unsafe Staffing and Demand Antelope Valley Hospital Put Patients First

Registered nurses at Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster, Calif. will hold a candlelight vigil Thursday, Feb.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
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
Nurses outside capitol building

Nurses renew push for longer hospital closure warning despite Newsom veto

The California Nurses Association is back this year with legislation requiring more advance warning for hospital closures, a proposal that Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed last year.

Angela Hart, Politico
February 4, 2020
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