If you are feeling under the weather, now is a great time to stockpile Vitamin C. Bay Area nurses are planning to walk off the job at various Sutter Health hospitals come Monday as part of a larger effort to draw attention to the inadequate staffing at regional hospitals.
People love to hate Leland and that always makes for a good front runner in a raceLast week, we detailed a story about how State Sen. Leland Yee is pro-medical marijuana -- until he's not. As SF Weekly reported, Yee attended a medical marijuana meeting, telling pot smokers that he supports them a ... More >>
Heading to Atherton -- in drovesIf Meg Whitman wanted someone to look at her aching back or curious rash -- well, she need not even leave the home. The California Nurses Association is planning to cart up to 1,000 or more of its members to the Republican gubernatorial nominee's Atherton domicile ... More >>
Andy Stern is gone. His mess remains. Rivals of America's most powerful union boss, Andy Stern, have cheered the resignation of the SEIU's erstwhile leader. But Mark Brenner, director of Labor Notes, a magazine covering the U.S. union scene, says a Stern resignation will not quell bitter disputes ... More >>
S.F.'s employment rate is relatively good, but city leaders can still create more jobs. Here's how.
Mysterious organizations in the Bay Area profess to be advocating for liberal causes. In truth, they appear to be part of a secretive group with a bizarre radical past.
We've got your stimulus -- right here! While the economic diagnosis for the rest of America looks grim, San Francisco may be remedied by a construction boom in hospitals. In addition to California Pacific Medical Center's plans to build a 555-bed hospital on Van Ness at the site of the old Cathedral ... More >>
A nurses' union joins antidevelopment forces to prevent a new hospital from being built.
Week of 4-18-2007
Week of July 9, 2003
Tom Ammiano's mayoral bid: inside the campaign that has become a cause
There's a new and nasty labor-management war. Health care is the battlefield. San Francisco is the front line.
The UCSF-Stanford merger goes under a (symbolic) gun
Hospitals and nursing homes call it "subacute care," but for some patients, it's just a death sentence