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With new bill, campaign to retain Alta Bates, avoid ‘hospital deserts,’ heats up
A new bill would require nonprofit hospitals in California to obtain approval from the state Attorney General before closing an emergency department.
Nurses, officials voice concerns about Alta Bates changes
Nurses are leading the charge to “Save Alta Bates.” They rallied at Old City Hall on Tuesday night. Photo: Andy Katz Nurses are leading the charge to “Save Alta Bates.” They rallied at Old City Hall on Tuesday night. Photo: Andy Katz “We have a real problem and it’s a regional problem,” said Mayor Tom […]
Sutter addresses rumors that Alta Bates hospital to close
Alta Bates at 2450 Ashby Ave.: the hospital needs to meet seismic standards by 2030 and and is considering its options on whether to close, or retrofit/rebuild.. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel For months, neighbors of Alta Bates Hospital in South Berkeley’s Elmwood District have been hearing rumors that the hospital, owned by Sutter Health, plans to close. […]
Police join forces on Berkeley-Oakland robbery series
Three recent Berkeley robberies, two of them confirmed to involve guns, at the points indicated on the map above, are believed to be related. Several similar ones in Oakland could also be related. Image: Berkeleyside/Google Earth Berkeley Police Department has started a joint patrol with BART Police and is collaborating with the Oakland Police Department […]