Queen of the Valley picketing

Queen of the Valley Nurses Picketed for Patient Safety and a Fair Contract and Now Vote on Authorizing a Strike

Registered nurses at St. Joseph Health, Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa, Calif.

California Nurses Association
February 21, 2020
Nurses hold signs for safe staffing

Queen of the Valley Medical Center Nurses to Hold Informational Picket and Strike Vote for Patient Safety and a Fair Contract

Registered nurses at Queen of the Valley Medical Center (QVMC) in Napa, Calif. will hold an informational picket on Feb.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United
February 20, 2020
Carlos Busolan and Zenei Cortez, president of CNA/NNOC/NNU

Nurses to Premiere Film in Sacramento to Celebrate Launch of UC Davis Bulosan Center for Filipino Studies

The California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU) is co-hosting a celebration on Feb.

California Nurses Association/National Nurses
February 20, 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

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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.

RNRN / NNU
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