Alliance in the News

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Amidst the chaos of COVID-19, head of Merced County Food Bank says thanks for help

Merced Sun-Star

By Shawn Jansen


All public schools to close thru May 5

Aptos Times (TP Online Daily)

By Alliance for Health


Business Digest: Alliance for Health continues business

Santa Cruz Sentinel

By Elaine Ingalls


Santa Cruz shelter, housing developer prepare to address chronically homeless

Santa Cruz Sentinel

By Jessica A. York


COVID-19: State Actions Being Taken

Aptos Times (part of the Online Daily Network)

By Jondi Gumz


New Affordable Senior Housing Development Showcased in Marina

Monterey Herald

By James Herrera


It's not too late to get a flu shot to protect Yourself and Your Family

The Salinas Californian

By Michelle Martin, for Natividad


Moon Gate Plaza taking in new residents in Salinas

KION TV Channel 5/46 CBS

By Josh Kristianto


"The Alliance" Honored by DHCS

Aptos Times (Times Publishing Group)

By Michael Oppenheimer



Alliance Earns Honor | Name Dropping

Santa Cruz Sentinel


County Markets Opening of Behavioral Health Center

Santa Cruz Sentinel

By Elaine Ingalls


Food What Uses Farming to Empower At-Risk Youth

California Bountiful

By Matt Craggs

Nov/Dec 2019

Telehealth Grant to Support Pharmacy Services in Palliative Care

mHeatlh Intelligence

By Samatha McGrail


Agencies, Nonprofits, Residents Unite to Help Homeless in Merced

Monterey County Weekly

By Jonathan Whitaker


PG&E Delays Power Cuts to 37,000 Customers in Santa Cruz County

Monterey Herald

By Nick Ibarra


Fear and Confusion Reign as Federal Rule Linking Public Benefits and Immigration Status Loomse

Monterey County Weekly

By Pam Marino


New Physician Assistant Degree at CSUMB Promises to Improve Access to Health Care

Monterey County Weekly

By Asaf Shalev


Name Dropping | Honor for Plazita Medical Clinic

Santa Cruz Sentinel

By Staff


Partners for Healthy Food Access Investment
Study: Moving Toward Value – Medi-Cal Managed Care Plans and the Social Determinants of Health

September 2019

Second Harvest Receives $200K Grant

Aptos Times

By Michael Oppenheimer


Second Harvest receives grant from Central California Alliance for Health

Santa Cruz Sentinel

By Coastlines Staff


Second Harvest Food Bank receives grant from the Central California Alliance for Health

The Register-Pajaronian

By Staff


California Hospice to Launch Telehealth Program for Palliative Care

mHealth Intelligence (Healthcare Media)

By Eric Wicklund


Hospice of Santa Cruz County receives grant for Telehealth Program

The Register-Pajaronian

By Staff


Moon Gate Plaza supportive low income housing now accepting pre-applications

Monterey County Weekly

By Pam Marino


A new low-income senior apartment complex in Marina is now accepting waitlist applications

Monterey County Weekly

By Pam Marino


What we learned from looking at Santa Cruz County’s needle exchange

Santa Cruz Local

By Kara Meyberg Guzman


Central California Alliance for Health funds 11 county health facilities – Grant program improves access to care for lower income residents

Santa Cruz Sentinel

By Elaine Ingalls


City Council approves two housing projects – Leaders apprehensive about downtown apartment rebuild

Register Pajaronian

By Todd Guild


Merced Doctors Issue Prescriptions For Food Under New Program Addressing Family Hunger, Health


By Rick Ibarra


Merced County has shortage of medical doctors. Will this help?

Merced Sun-Star

By Thaddeus Miller


County Physicians and Clinics Honored - Central California Alliance for Health Recognized for Efforts to Improve on National Health Measures

Aptos/Capitola/Soquel Times

By Staff



Merced housing prices are growing the fastest in the Valley, report says. Here's why

Merced Sun-Star

By Thaddeus Miller


The Flu is Back! Be a Flu Fighter!

Times Publishing Group, Inc.

By Staff


Panel forecasts 15.5 percent regional growth in 20 years

Benito Link

By Laura Romero


Recuperative Care Center Helps the Homeless Heal

Good Times Weekly

By Andrea Patton


Housing is the best medicine for seniors, but Monterey County is struggling to build enough

Monterey County Weekly

By Pam Marino


Farmworker celebration attracts afternoon crowds

Greenfield News

By Staff


Clinic expansion breaks ground - Work begins on Mee Memorial’s $4M project in Greenfield

King City Rustler

By Staff


Sun Street Centers expands services to King City - Grand opening Friday for new facility

Soledad Bee

By Staff Report


Dental Care Crisis in County - Santa Cruz Oral Health Access Team Making Progress

Aptos Times

By Michael Oppenheimer


Community leaders hold ceremony for housing building in Salinas' Chinatown

KION Channel 5/46

By Josh Kristianto


Who’s Caring for the Children?

Aptos Times

By Rachel Naomi Remen


Janus Workers, On Frontline Of Opioid Epidemic, Seek Higher Pay

Santa Cruz Sentinel

By Jondi Gumz


Encouraging Substance Use Disorder Treatment in Primary Care through Value-Based Payment Strategies


By Meryl Schulman, MPH


Grants to help battle opioid epidemic


By Joe Grossman


Alarmed by Disparities, Lawmakers Order Audit on Children’s Access to Medi-Cal Doctors

California Health Report

By Ron Shinkman


Interim, Inc.'s new $4.5M facility to treat mental illness, substance abuse

Salinas Californian

By Eduardo Cuevas


New facility opens in Marina to meet the needs of Monterey County’s mentally ill residents

Monterey Herald

By Annie Roth


Central California Alliance for Health grants $750,000 to CSUMB for Physician Assistant Masters

Monterey County Weekly

By Pam Marino


Castle Family Health breaks ground for new Winton clinic

Merced County Times

By Kelly Thomas


Natividad poised to treat more patients at newly expanded pediatric clinic

Monterey County Weekly

By Pam Marino


Greenfield clinic expansion set for spring

Greenfield News

By Ryan Cronk


New Natividad clinic, expanded county pediatric clinic to mark openings

Monterey Herald

By Jim Johnson


Stephanie Sonnenshine succeeds Alan McKay as Alliance health plan CEO in Scotts Valley

Santa Cruz Sentinel

By Jondi Gumz


Keisha Frost and Giang Nguyen: Meeting the complex health needs of homeless persons

Santa Cruz Sentinel

By Keisha Frost, CEO of the United Way of Santa Cruz County and Giang Nguyen, Director of the County Health Services Agency


Golden Age Convalescent Hospital in Capitola faces eviction

Santa Cruz Sentinel

By Jondi Gumz



Santa Cruz Co. Supes Take Actions to Address Homelessness

The Patch, 12/21/17

By the News Desk

Sun Street Centers to open substance abuse facility in King City

King City Rustler, 12/20/17

By Samantha Bengton

Community Recognition Awards a moment of acknowledgement amid ‘homelessness crisis’

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 11/12/17

By Bek Phillips

Kudos awarded Nov. 12 in Aptos for homeless efforts

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 11/09/17


An affordable housing project is coming to Salinas Chinatown

KION News Channel 5/46 CBS, 9/21/17

By Stephanie Magallon

• A three-part series reported by Monica Velez of the Merced Sun-Star and Modesto Bee about the healthcare barriers and new opportunities for low-income residents in Merced County.

Part 1: Why finding a doctor in Merced will get worse before it gets better for most people.

Part 2: Merced’s doctor shortage is getting worse. But it’s not a new problem

Part 3: Would a medical school at UC Merced fix the county’s doctor shortage?

Merced Sun-Star/Modesto Bee, September 8, 2017
By Monica Velez

Vaccines for school

Merced Sun-Star, August 18, 2017

Safety net clinics expand in Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz Sentinel, August 11, 2017

By Jondi Gumz

Senate GOP’s “Better Care” plan would put thousands of Monterey County residents at risk

Monterey County Weekly, June 26, 2017

By Pam Marino

Susan Mauriello, creative Santa Cruz County leader, leaves a legacy

Santa Cruz Sentinel, June 24, 2017

By Jondi Gumz

Emergency room visits by Medi-Cal patients soaring, state data shows

The Mercury News, June 21, 2017

By Tracy Seipel

Natividad serves Salinas’ neediest

The Salinas Californian, June 20, 2017

By Amy Wu

Santa Cruz shelters provide increasingly temporary sanctuary

Santa Cruz Sentinel, June 17, 2017

By Jessica A. York

Santa Cruz County gets $20.8 million to help homeless, mentally ill

Santa Cruz Sentinel, June 6, 2017

By Jondi Gumz

Santa Cruz County seeks to reduce opioid deaths

Santa Cruz Sentinel, June 5, 2017

By Jondi Gumz

Democratic Women’s Club of Santa Cruz County hosts talks about presidential budget cuts

Santa Cruz Sentinel, May 20, 2017

By Michael Todd

Santa Cruz County launches program for low-income first-time moms

Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 29, 2017

By Jondi Gumz

Non-Profit Spotlight – First Tooth First Birthday

Community Television Santa Cruz, April 21, 2017

Survivors Healing Center Offers Support.
Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 6, 2017

County health is better under ACA.
Santa Cruz Sentinel (Commentary), March 25, 2017
By Health Improvement Partnership of Santa Cruz County, Special to the Sentinel

Expanded health coverage program for uninsured backed by supervisors.
The Monterey Herald, March 14, 2017
By Jim Johnson

Dignity Health Dominican Hospital awards $170,000-plus to nonprofits.
Santa Cruz Sentinel, February 10, 2017
By Jondi Gumz

Local businesses are hiring local.
Scotts Valley Press Banner, February 3, 2017
By Barry Holzclaw

Groups spread out to count homeless in region.
Merced County Times, February 2, 2017
By John Miller

How Losing Obamacare Could Set Back County’s Mental Health Gains. A new model for treating mental health issues has transformed health care locally, but Santa Cruz County residents could lose it all.
Santa Cruz Good Times, February 1, 2017
By Kara Guzman

What an Obamacare repeal could mean for Monterey County.
The Monterey Herald, January 26, 2017
By Pam Marino

Panetta holds health care roundtable for ideas to stop repeal of Obamacare.
Benito Link: San Benito County News, January 17, 2017
By John Chadwell

Congressman Panetta to convene Health Care Leadership Roundtable “to repair, not repeal, the ACA”.
The Monterey Herald, January 12, 2017
By James Herrera

Santa Cruz County seniors report isolation.
Santa Cruz Sentinel, January 11, 2017
By Jondi Gumz

Nurse-family partnership to start mid-year.
Santa Cruz Sentinel (Coast Lines: Santa Cruz), January 11, 2017

Santa Cruz County to expand clinics.
Santa Cruz Sentinel, January 4, 2017
By Jondi Gumz


Feds award Santa Cruz County homeless programs nearly $2 million.
Santa Cruz Sentinel, December 21, 2016
By Jessica A. York

Santa Cruz County human services chief Cecilia Espinola to retire.
Santa Cruz Sentinel, November 28, 2016
By Jondi Gumz

Santa Cruz employers seek local talent.
Santa Cruz Sentinel, October 20, 2016
By Jondi Gumz

Clinics in Santa Cruz County get federal funds for quality.
Santa Cruz Sentinel, September 29, 2016
By Jondi Gumz

Grant to Upgrade Care for Seniors.
Times Publishing Group (Aptos Times, Capitola Soquel Times, Scotts Valley Times), September 15, 2016

County to build mental health center in Watsonville with Alliance grant.
Santa Cruz Sentinel, September 14, 2016
By Jondi Gumz

Location, health insurance and new provisions make for medical provider shortages.
Merced Sun-Star, September 5, 2016
By Monica Velez

Grant to Fund Elderday Improvements.
Santa Cruz Sentinel (Coast Lines), September 1, 2016

Salinas starts Chinatown revitalization.
The Salinas Californian, September 1, 2016
By Amy Wu

Pending closure at Capitola Manor leaves family $3,000 short.
Santa Cruz Sentinel, August 23, 2016
By Jondi Gumz

Bay Photo eyes refinancing to buy new equipment.
Santa Cruz Sentinel, August 16, 2016
By Jondi Gumz

Name Dropping: Sorority gives back to one of its own.
Santa Cruz Sentinel, August 13, 2016
By Justine DaCosta

UC Santa Cruz grad Cecilia Im earns Sutter scholarship for medical school.
University of California Santa Cruz – University News, July 27, 2016
By Mark Riley

Seniors at Capitola Manor must find new homes.
Santa Cruz Sentinel, July 20, 2016
By Jondi Gumz

Report reveals gaps in dental care in Santa Cruz County.
Santa Cruz Sentinel, June 17, 2016
By Jondi Gumz

Salinas Family Fun Day: Groups celebrate services available to battle mental illness.
The Monterey Herald, May 22, 2016
By Tom Leyde

Big Increases in Medi-Cal create more jobs at regional health plan.
Press Banner, May 20, 2016
By Barry Holtzclaw

Santa Cruz County mental health chief Erik Riera making progress to meet needs.
Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 16, 2016
By Jondi Gumz

Santa Cruz County jobless rate 8.8 percent in March vs. 9.5 percent a year ago
Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 15, 2016
By Jondi Gumz

Housing is medicine, Dr. Joshua Bamberger tells 200 in Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Sentinel, March 23, 2016
By Jondi Gumz

City beat: Interim county health director grew up in Salinas Valley
The Monterey Herald (Local Governments), February 27, 2016

Budget Stretch — State debate over health tax leaves $1 billion in limbo
Monterey County Weekly, February 11, 2016
By Sara Rubin

New leader for Health Improvement Partnership of Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz Sentinel, January 8, 2016
By Jondi Gumz


Businesses Going Green in North County
Press Banner, October 29, 2015
By Edita McQuary

Chaminade hosts State of the Region conference Nov. 4
Santa Cruz Sentinel (Business Digest: Santa Cruz), September 21, 2015

UC Santa Cruz grad River Charles earns Sutter scholarship for medical school
Santa Cruz Sentinel, July 6, 2015
By Mark Riley, SMSC

Elderday wins boost in Medi-Cal reimbursement
Santa Cruz Sentinel, May 21, 2015
By Jondi Gumz

More than 300 jam Santa Cruz job fair
Santa Cruz Sentinel, February 24, 2015
By Jondi Gumz

Job fair Tuesday: Santa Cruz employers looking for workers
Santa Cruz Sentinel, February 18, 2015
By Jondi Gumz


Go for Health goal: Reduce obesity by 10 percent by 2020
Santa Cruz Sentinel, December 18, 2014
By Jondi Gumz

UC Santa Cruz grad awarded Sutter scholarship for medical school
University of California Santa Cruz - University News & Events
November 19, 2014
By Tim Stephens

Alliance recognized for quality health care
Santa Cruz Sentinel (Coast Lines: Scotts Valley), October 24, 2014
Sentinel Staff Report

Merced mothers recognized for commitment to breast-feeding
Merced Sun-Star, August 6, 2014
By Ana B. Ibarra

Plan to save Santa Cruz County's Healthy Kids in place
Santa Cruz Sentinel, June 13, 2014
By Jason Hoppin

Merced County Food Bank receives donations for programs
Merced Sun-Star, May 21, 2014
By Ana B. Ibarra

7,000 Santa Cruz County residents caught in Medi-Cal backlog
Santa Cruz Sentinel, May 18, 2014
By Jondi Gumz

Covered California releases Santa Cruz County enrollment
Santa Cruz Sentinel, May 9, 2014
By Jondi Gumz

Santa Cruz County unemployment 10.8 percent in March
Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 18, 2014
By Jondi Gumz

Medi-Cal enrollment grows in Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 1, 2014

Santa Cruz County ranks 11th in state in health standings
Santa Cruz Sentinel, March 26, 2014


Santa Cruz County docs lead toward cheaper generics
Santa Cruz Sentinel, November 19, 2013

Nicole Lezin, Leslie Goodfriend, and Giang Nguyen: MediCruz Advantage a springboard for health reform.
Santa Cruz Sentinel, November 2, 2013

Clearwater Compliance Sponsors California Association of Health Plan Annual Conference
PR Web, October 17, 2013

Merced Sun-Star, September 27, 2013

Be a Champion for Expanded Coverage
Santa Cruz Good Times (Calendar), September 24, 2013

Health briefs: Health alliance names Dale Bishop chief medical officer Alliance names Dale Bishop chief officer
The Monterey County Herald, September 22, 2013

Affordable Care Act seminar to be Sept. 27
Santa Cruz Sentinel (Coast Lines: Watsonville), September 18, 2013

Health alliance names two executives
Santa Cruz Sentinel (Coast Lines: Scotts Valley), September 15, 2013

Alliance advisers to meet
Santa Cruz Sentinel (Coast Lines: Scotts Valley), September 7, 2013


Medi-Cal cuts worry Merced area health organizations
Merced Sun-Star, December 18, 2012
By Yesenia Amaro


What Obamacare means to Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz Sentinel, November 23, 2012
By Nicole Lezin and Alan McKay


Medi-Cal transfer next year for youths
Merced Sun-Star, October 30, 2012
By Yesenia Amaro


Federal Healthcare Reform Hits Home
Santa Cruz Good Times, July 25, 2012


Navigating patients to better health and lower costs
HealthyCal.ORG: California Health Report, July 23, 2012
By Lynn Graebner


On the road to keeping people well
Santa Cruz Sentinel (Name Dropping), July 22, 2012
By Justine DaCosta


Demand for care will rise as health law boosts insured
Merced Sun-Star, July 2, 2012
By David Westphal, CHCF Center for Health Reporting (Yesenia Amaro contributed to this report)


Santa Cruz County reacts to court ruling: Relief for people without health insurance
Santa Cruz Sentinel, June 28, 2012
By Jondi Gumz


Central California Alliance for Health buys 1700 and 1800 Green Hills Road for $8.7 million
Santa Cruz Sentinel, June 7, 2012
By Jondi Gumz


Healthcare advocates call governor's budget revision a "body blow."
Monterey County Weekly, May 24, 2012
By Kera Abraham


Nonprofit health plan honored
Santa Cruz Sentinel, May 3, 2012


Alliance wins two state awards
The Monterey County Herald, April 21, 2012


Hernando, Miss., and Central California Alliance for Health creating a culture of wellness
Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 3, 2012
By Jondi Gumz


Getting off to a healthy start: Program shows promise two years after passage of Affordable Care Act
Santa Cruz Sentinel, March 31, 2012
By Jondi Gumz


Health Improvement Partnership of Santa Cruz County: Giving health care providers clues to improve
Santa Cruz Sentinel, March 25, 2012


$24K grant will insure more Merced County kids - Money will help struggling agency as the number of uninsured rises
Merced Sun-Star, March 16, 2012
By Yesenia Amaro


ACAP Plans Recognized for Quality by California's Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board
Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP), February 28, 2012 Newsletter


Healthy Kids of Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz Good Times: 2012 Health Issue, February 22, 2012


Scotts Valley's Central California Alliance for Health earns high marks
Santa Cruz Sentinel, February 2, 2012
By Jondi Gumz



Peter Long, Alan McKay, Bill Monning: Local health care reform: Challenges and opportunities
Santa Cruz Sentinel, December 25, 2011
Peter Long, Alan McKay, Bill Monning


Anthem drops Freedom Blue Medicare Advantage plan; 2,500 local senior citizens affected
Santa Cruz Sentinel, October 4, 2011
By Jondi Gumz


Affordable health care article important
Santa Cruz Sentinel (Opinion, Letters to the Editor), October 1, 2011


Palo Alto Medical Foundation has high hopes for medical care in
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Sentinel, September 9, 2011
By Jennifer Pittman


Funding healthcare in an alphabet soup of acronyms - Community Report, September 5, 2011
By Tim Moran


People in Business
Santa Cruz Sentinel, August 28, 2011
By Jondi Gumz


Perks of the Valley
Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, August 4, 2011
By Vicki Thompson


Merced doctors get help keeping patients out of hospitals
Merced Sun-Star, June 22, 2011
By Yesenia Amaro


Safety Net Plans in California Collect 14 of 21 Quality Awards
Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) Newsletter, June 14, 2011


Health alliance wins quality awards
Santa Cruz Sentinel, June 10, 2011
Sentinel Coast Lines Report


Health Improvement Partnership: We could all use some 'health care' reform
Santa Cruz Sentinel, May 31, 2011
By Leslie Conner


Santa Cruz County hopes to add indigent to health care rolls
Santa Cruz Sentinel, May 11, 2011
By Jason Hoppin


Health Improvement Partnership: Building a better, stronger health care system
Santa Cruz Sentinel, January 30, 2011
By Sentinel Staff


Medi-Cal Faces $1.7B in Funding Cuts Under Brown's Budget Plan
California Healthline, January 11, 2011


Medi-Cal Patients Face Higher Co-Pays
Santa Cruz Sentinel, January 11, 2011

By Sandy Kleffman


Healthy Marks for Merced County in Keeping Patients Out of Hospitals with Preventative Care
Merced Sun-Star, December 29, 2010

By Yesenia Amaro


Central California Alliance for Health serves 1 out of 2 people in Merced County
Merced Sun-Star, November 16, 2010

By Yesenia Amaro


Still too many patients coming to Mercy's ER
Merced Sun-Star, July 13, 2010

By Carol Reiter


Health leaders see significant benefits in health care reform
Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 25, 2010

By Sentinel Staff


Santa Cruz County Renews Commitment to Getting Drunks Off the Street
San Jose Mercury News, April 19, 2010

By Kurtis Alexander


Santa Cruz County Renews Commitment to Getting Drunks Off the Street
Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 18, 2010

By Kurtis Alexander


The Alliance Opens a New Office
Santa Cruz Sentinel, March 25, 2010

By Sentinel Staff


CCAH opens a new office in Salinas as health care reform kicks in
Monterey County Weekly, March 25, 2010

By Kera Abraham

As We See It: Uninsured Kids: Keep children healthy
Santa Cruz Sentinel, January 24, 2010

By Sentinel Staff


Leaders look for ways to keep Healthy Kids afloat and kids insured
Santa Cruz Sentinel, January 24, 2010

By Jocelyn Wiener


Uninsured Kids - Wakeup call: Funding for kids health care programs unraveling
Santa Cruz Sentinel, January 22, 2010

By Jocelyn Wiener


Santa Cruz County Healthy Kids program once a model plan
Santa Cruz Sentinel, January 22, 2010

By Jocelyn Wiener


Maverick local doctors and therapists prescribe a wellness coup.
Monterey County Weekly, January 21, 2010

By Kera Abraham


Food Drive Sets a New Record
Santa Cruz Sentinel, January 10, 2010

By Sentinel Staff Report


Feds Provide Relief for Children's Health Care in California
Santa Cruz Sentinel, January 1, 2010

By Jondi Gumz



Central California Alliance for Health Earns Gold for Third Straight Year
Santa Cruz Sentinel, August 30, 2009

By Sentinel Staff Report


Monterey County's Medi-Cal could be national model
Californian, July 4, 2009

By Leslie Griffy


UC Student Wins Scholarship
Santa Cruz Sentinel, June 9, 2009


Health care nonprofit opens Merced office
Merced Sun-Star, March 30, 2009
By Carol Reiter


Health Care Alliance Expands
Monterey County Herald, November 21, 2008
By Jim Johnson


Monterey County supervisors OK regional health-care pact
The Californian, November 19, 2008
Local News & Events


Merced County joins health alliance
Merced Sun-Star, November 19, 2008
By Danielle Gaines


Local Health Plan Wins State Quality Awards
The Californian, April 4, 2008
Local News & Events


Name Dropper
The Monterey County Herald, April 2, 2008


Central Coast Alliance earns state honors
Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 1, 2008
By Jondi Gumz


Plight of uninsured affects us all
Santa Cruz Sentinel, January 27, 2008
by Alan McKay


People in Business
Santa Cruz Sentinel, September 17, 2007
Local Business


Health Care Reform
Good Times Weekly, June 28 - July 4, 2007
By Alan McKay


United to help
Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 3, 2007
Santa Cruz Style

Local nonprofit wins gold award for health services
Salinas Californian, April 2, 2007
Wellness News and Events

Nonprofit health plan wins Gold Award
Santa Cruz Sentinel, March 23, 2007
by Jondi Gumz

Free shuttle service for seniors takes hit
Santa Cruz Sentinel, March 16, 2007
By Terri Morgan

President Bush wants to shift health care burden from government to private market
Monterey County Weekly, Feb 01, 2007
by Zachary Stahl

Has Health Care Flatlined?
Good Times Weekly, February 1-7, 2007
by Peter Koht

Governor, Democrats join to promote kids' health coverage
Santa Cruz Sentinel, January 6, 2007
by Matt King


Jondi Gumz, Reporter at Large: How's your Health? Taking our temperature
Santa Cruz Sentinel, October 22, 2006
by Jondi Gumz

Nonprofit Health Plan Wins Award
Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 28, 2006
Coast Lines

Phil Rather award recognizes contributions to community
Santa Cruz Sentinel, March 25, 2006
By Julie Copeland

Community health care award recipients named
Register Pajaronian, March 23, 2006
By Amanda Schoenberg


What if Natividad Disappeared? Loss of beds, clinics would send shock waves through hospital network
Monterey County Herald, March 19, 2006
By Joe Livernois


Watsonville dialysis patients try to cope after arson
Santa Cruz Sentinel February 2, 2006
By Daniel Lopez


Hospital’s woes could get worse
Register Pajaronian, January 4, 2006
By Roger Sideman


County to establish Medi-Cal call center
Santa Cruz Sentinel, November 3, 2005
By Brian Seals, Sentinel staff writer


Healthy Kids celebrates first anniversary
Register Pajaronian, October 13, 2005
By Amanda Schoenberg


Health Care Right Now; Is there a way to give CPR to the beleaguered health care system?
Good Times, September 22, 2005
By Chandler Harris


Award honors mom-friendly businesses
Register Pajaronian, August 21, 2005
By Amanda Schoenberg


State honors regional health plan for poor
Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 5, 2005
Coast Lines