Healthcare District Files Appeal; Offers New Revelations At Sutter

EXCLUSIVEThe Eden Township Healthcare District filed a writ of mandate request Dec. 2 with the California Court of Appeals in San FranciscoEDEN CEO BISCHALANEY GAMED NEGOTIATIONS FOR SUTTER; WORKED IN CAHOOTS WITH FORMER DISTRICT COUNSELBy Steven TavaresEden Medical Center CEO George Bischalaney, according to an appeal filed by the Eden Township Healthcare District, attempted to game both sides of … Continue reading Healthcare District Files Appeal; Offers New Revelations At Sutter

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Eden Township Director can't recall why he asked for re-vote on pivotal vote to file lawsuit against Sutter By Steven TavaresWhen lawyers for Sutter Health filed their highly-anticipated response to the Eden Township Healthcare District's March countersuit, more than a few observers raised an eyebrow over what appeared to be the central argument against the … Continue reading Total Blank

Sutter Denies District’s Conflict of Interest Allegations

SUTTER: EDEN CEO RECUSED HIMSELF IN 2008; RATNESAR, RICO DO NOT HAVE CONFLICT OF INTERESTBy STEVEN TAVARESThe Citizen SUTTER vs THE DISTRICTSutter Health denies the chief executive officer of Eden Medical Center participated in negotiations with the Eden Township Healthcare District in 2008 while serving in the same capacity with the government body, according to court … Continue reading Sutter Denies District’s Conflict of Interest Allegations

District Files Countersuit against Sutter

Citizen EXCLUSIVE!By STEVEN TAVARESThe CitizenThe Eden Township Healthcare District has filed a countersuit against Sutter Health's claim the board's attempt to block the purchase option of San Leandro Hospital violated the agreement signed in 2007. The legal action, filed Dec. 29, comes just a week after the District voted to sever its long-time relationship with … Continue reading District Files Countersuit against Sutter

Eden Board to Fire Legal Representation

>>>Citizen Exclusive<<<MAYOR, COUNCILMAN MET WITH WEST; SANTOS SAYS FIRING WOULD HAMPER POSSIBLE 'ARRANGEMENT' IN THE WORKSBy STEVEN TAVARESThe CitizenEden Township Healthcare District boardmembers will attempt to fire their legal representation for the second time in less than a week. The District announced a special meeting for tonight less than two days after Director Dr. Vin … Continue reading Eden Board to Fire Legal Representation

Eden Board Unsuccessfully Attempts to Fire Counsel

DR. VIN SAWHNEY'S MOTION TO TERMINATE DISTRICT'S COUNSEL FAILS....NEW MEMBER DR. WEST TORPEDOES MOTION.....SAWHNEY: 'I DO NOT HAVE CONFIDENCE IN HIM.'....LAWYER CALLS SAWHNEY 'FOOLISH'.By STEVEN TAVARESThe CitizenHAYWARD, Calif. - Many in the community, including a few local officials, have long questioned the credibility of the Eden Township Healthcare District's legal counsel. Wednesday night, Board Director … Continue reading Eden Board Unsuccessfully Attempts to Fire Counsel

Lawyer to Sawhney: You’re Foolish

Eden Township Healthcare Director Dr. Vin Sawhney shocked many Wednesday night when he called for the dismissal of the District's legal counsel Craig Cannizzo saying he had "no confidence in him." Going back to the summer, many supporters of saving San Leandro Hospital and loud voices from the California Nurses Association have directed harsh words … Continue reading Lawyer to Sawhney: You’re Foolish