Sutter Health plans to move inpatient services to Oakland's Summit campus by 2030.
A new bill would require nonprofit hospitals in California to obtain approval from the state Attorney General before closing an emergency department.
Despite its summer resolution opposing the closure of Alta Bates Hospital, the City Council’s failure to plan for the medical needs of Berkeley rests squarely upon the shoulders of its majority members and their appointees to the Planning Commission and Zoning Adjustments Board.
Open letter to my neighbors whom were unable to meet Laurie Capitelli at a house event we hosted:
Five of the eight mayoral candidates gathered Monday night to air their views on how to lead Berkeley.
Alta Bates is offering free mental health screenings in Berkeley, Oakland and online Thursday, Oct. 8, the hospital announced Wednesday.
Dozens of concerned neighbors met Monday night at the Berkeley Police Department to strategize about how to cut down on “noisy and drunken disturbances,” particularly in Berkeley’s Southside neighborhood.
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. The buzz was getting so loud, said Lucy Smallsreed, president of the Bateman Neighborhood Association, that she asked the hospital to respond.
by Robert Kehlmann
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center is planning to lay off 358 employees at its Berkeley and Oakland campuses and shutter its skilled nursing facility and infusion center.
By Julia Hannafin
Two separate groups of medical staff have gone out on strike in Berkeley.