Tag Archives: Sutter

Nurses Strike Sutter May 1, 2012


Posted:  May 2, 2012    By: Protest In The USA  Credit: calnurses

Registered nurses took part in a one-day strike at California Bay area eight hospitals that are part of the wealthy Sutter corporate chain to protest Wall Street-type demands for more than 100 sweeping reductions in patient care and nurses’ standards and workplace conditions.  Continue reading

PAMF Sunnyvale Warns of Asbestos


PAMF Public Affairs Manager Cynthia Greaves warned the Sunnyvale Palo Alto Medical Foundation Heritage District Neighbors, December 7, 2010, of clean-up work demolishing tiles and insulation containing asbestos to begin and continue throughout the month of December.

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What ever happened to holiday twinkling Christmas lights, reindeer and an occasional sighting of Santa during the month of December? No, instead, PAMF neighbors and Sprouts shoppers will be greeted with dumpsters containing dust, old tiles and removed insulation containing asbestos in the remedial work of the two story, 72,065 sq. ft. Sunnyvale Palo Alto Medical Foundation site.  Continue reading

Limited 300 Feet Notification Area Surrounding Sunnyvale Palo Alto Medical Foundation PAMF Site


Imagine your residential home located just 5 houses away from the proposed Sunnyvale Palo Alto Medical Foundation to soar 52 Feet Tall, with a combined medical building and underground garage to total  300,000 square feet, including over 800 parking spaces and never being notified of the plans.

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Attorney Zan Henson states “An Appeal is Mandatory” as Judge Elfving Denies PAMF EIR Decertification


Ironically, in an issue disputing “adequacy,” Judge William Elfving posted his ruling on October 6, but it took an additional week, afterward, to receive his written decision. As well, the Sept 24th hearing was almost 3 weeks ago, and as of yesterday afternoon, the file had not been delivered from Judge William Elfving’s Court Clerk to the Court Recorder’s office.     Continue reading

Still Waiting for the Ruling


A big thanks to the community members who have inquired about the outcome of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation PAMF EIR Lawsuit. We are still waiting to receive the judge’s ruling. I visited the court recorder’s office this past Friday and Judge Elfving’s Court Clerk still had not brought the file down to the recorder’s office.

As well, our Attorney Zan Henson had still not receive docs in the mail. Will post as soon as we receive word.

PAMF’s Introductions to Commissioners Assisted by City, While Neighbors Are Told “You’re On Your Own”


Those experienced with Planning Commissioners and Councilmembers will firmly state Don’t expect to show up on the night of the hearing and ask for what you want. You need to talk with the decision-makers well in advance during the planning stages. By Council night, it’s a done deal.”
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How Accurate Were the Palo Alto Medical Foundation EIR Shadows?


How accurate was the sun angle for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation PAMF EIR? Was the precision of the sun angle verified by Hawley Peterson Synder Architects to result in an accurate shadow analysis?

Sunnyvale Principal Planner Gerri Caruso advised Henry Mahlstedt of Sunnyvale’s Municipal Code Section 19.56.020 restricts a maximum amount of shading to 10% and wrote I will need to confirm the Altitude angle and azimuth you used for your analysis to accept the solar analysis as correct.”
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