Why we need Palm Drive Hospital

As Chief of the Sebastopol Police Department, I have advocated, along with Fire Chief Bill Braga, for the reopening of Palm Drive Hospital and its emergency room if it is reasonably possible to do so. Our comments in that regard have been noted in this publication. Now, I write as a Sebastopol-area citizen whose family has been impacted by the closure of Palm Drive Hospital. Recently, my wife became physically ill at 1:30 a.m. on a Sunday. We know ...read more here.   … [Read more...]

Sonoma Valley Hospital may takeover Palm Drive therapy center

A proposal by Sonoma Valley Hospital to take over management of West County Hand and Physical Therapy Center could mean the facility could reopen as soon as September. Sonoma Valley’s proposal was one of two received by the ...read more here! … [Read more...]

Palm Drive’s Lawyers Say That The Public Does Not Want to Re-Open the Emergency Room

Jonathan Greenberg, an investigative reporter for Progressive Sources has published part one of a four part series on the closure of Palm Drive Hospital on Wacco BB, the Sebastopol website. Part one talks about how the district's attorneys argued in court that there was no consensus that the community wanted an Emergency Room at Palm Drive and torpedoed the foundation's request for a mediator to help negotiations to open our hospital. You can see the whole article here. … [Read more...]