After months of intense negotiations, the new terms of California Pacific Medical Center’s planned development of two earthquake-safe hospitals in San Francisco were approved Tuesday amid much fanfare. Read More
Mayor Ed Lee said Tuesday that a compromise agreement is imminent for California Pacific Medical Center’s planned $2.5 billion project to rebuild St. Luke’s Hospital and construct a new hospital on Cathedral Hill.
“This is the last extension,” Lee said on the day the Board of Supervisors postponed a vote on the projects until March 12. Lee said people can expect an announcement of an agreement leading up to that date. Read More
As tense negotiations with The City delay approval of a planned $2.5 billion hospital complex, California Pacific Medical Center officials announced Monday that they dismissed 120 consultants on a project once expected to break ground in October. Read More
A mediator is being brought in to revive an ailing development deal with California Pacific Medical Center for its planned $2.5 billion rebuild of St. Luke’s Hospital and the construction of a new hospital on Cathedral Hill.
The need for a neutral third party to help smooth out a compromise stands in sharp contrast to the optimism that surrounded the project back in March, when Mayor Ed Lee announced a deal with CPMC. Read More
Following a marathon session at which supervisors who oppose a proposed $2.5 billion hospital development agreed to delay a vote on the project rather than potentially killing it, Mayor Ed Lee insisted Wednesday that the deal is not dead. Read More
Even as negotiations over the preservation of St. Luke’s Hospital in the Mission threaten to derail a $2.5 billion California Pacific Medical Center construction project, supervisors continue to review other aspects of the controversial deal.
The proposed development would include a new 555-bed acute-care hospital at Cathedral Hill and a seismic rebuild of St. Luke’s, which serves lower-income residents in The City’s southern neighborhoods. Read More
Despite a recent history of financial struggle, St. Luke’s Hospital in the Mission has become a crucial safety net for many of The City’s poor and underinsured residents.
The private acute-care facility’s future is at the center of deadlocked negotiations between the Mayor’s Office and California Pacific Medical Center, the Sutter Health affiliate that rescued the hospital from debt in 2001. Read More
One day after Mayor Ed Lee and California Pacific Medical Center hailed a $2.5 billion deal for two new seismically safe hospitals, financial projections showed the chain eventually triggering an escape clause that lets it shutter one hospital.
On Monday Board of Supervisors President David Chiu said the “startling revelations” could let CPMC close St. Luke’s Hospital by 2020, just five years into its 20-year development agreement. Read More
Prolonged negotiations between The City and the California Pacific Medical Center over a massive new 555-bed facility on Cathedral Hill will likely cause the hospital group to miss a state deadline to meet earthquake safety standards. Read More
This burglar might have a hard time seeing the error of his ways.
The crook suffered a fractured eye-socket and head injuries after falling from the second-story window of a home that he allegedly robbed in the Mission district early Sunday, police said.
San Francisco police were called to the 3100 block of Mission Street, near St. Luke’s Hospital, around 12:20 a.m. about a hot-prowl burglary. Read More