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Nurses at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital Overwhelmingly Ratify New Contract

Registered nurses at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital (SVMH) in Salinas overwhelmingly ratified a new five-year contract.

California Nurses Association
November 19, 2019
Nurses rally against workplace violence

UCLA Medical Center Nurses to Hold Press Conference on Workplace Violence Prevention on Nov. 20

Nurses at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center will hold a press conference on Wednesday, Nov.

California Nurses Association
November 18, 2019
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RNs at Long Beach Medical Center/Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital to Rally over Patient Safety Concerns

Registered nurses at Long Beach Medical Center/Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital (LBMC/MCWH) will hold a rally on Tuesday, Nov.

California Nurses Association
November 17, 2019
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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
Mary-Jane Perry, RN

RNs Skip Thanksgiving to Provide Aid and Relief to Camp Fire Victims

When Mary-Jane Perry’s four children and husband sit down for Thanksgiving with the grandparents in Sacramento, the registered nurse won’t be dishing up the turkey.

National Nurses United
November 23, 2018

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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
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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