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San Mateo County officials give update on new $155M mental health facility

San Mateo County officials give update on new $155M mental health facility

The County is constructing a new 121-bed mental health facility, which is expected to open in 2024.
Dignity Health threatens to cancel striking workers’ health benefits if they don’t return to work

Dignity Health threatens to cancel striking workers’ health benefits if they don’t return to work

“I feel that I’m being held hostage,” said one lab technician. “How am I going to survive?”
Covered California insurance rates to increase

Covered California insurance rates to increase

This rate hike is the largest California has seen since 2019. In the last three years, insurers had kept average increases under 2%.
Hundreds of frontline health care workers vote to strike at Sequoia Hospital

Hundreds of frontline health care workers vote to strike at Sequoia Hospital

Sequoia Hospital workers demand contracts that address low wages, benefits, and staffing crisis. Hospital said it will remain open despite strike
Officials from Santa Clara, San Mateo counties vow support for out-of-state patients seeking abortions

Officials from Santa Clara, San Mateo counties vow support for out-of-state patients seeking abortions

'We are vowing to protect the lives of women and girls'
Supreme Court overturns federal abortion rights

Supreme Court overturns federal abortion rights

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday reversed the court's Roe v. Wade decision granting women the federal right to an abortion in the United States. The 6-3 decision sends authority to regulate abortion back to the states.
After Roe: What happens to abortion in California?

After Roe: What happens to abortion in California?

The constitutional right to abortion in the United States is no more. On Friday the U.S. Supreme Court struck down its landmark Roe v. Wade precedent in a 5-4 decision, ending nearly 50 years of guaranteed abortion access for American women.
North Fair Oaks Community Council will not support buffer zone around Planned Parenthood

North Fair Oaks Community Council will not support buffer zone around Planned Parenthood

One council member expressed concern that regulations could infringe upon free speech
San Mateo County supervisors adopt reproductive rights resolution

San Mateo County supervisors adopt reproductive rights resolution

The resolution will include providing additional financial support to Planned Parenthood clinics within the county
Demonstrators in the Bay Area march, speak and act in response to leaked abortion opinion

Demonstrators in the Bay Area march, speak and act in response to leaked abortion opinion

People marched and rallied in the San Francisco Bay Area in support of reproductive rights and San Mateo County supervisors took action in favor of protecting abortion rights this weekend.