HCCA CEO served with search warrant at house

Dr. Benny Benzeevi’s home was recently searched as part of an ongoing investigation into Healthcare Conglomerate Associates and its management of the Tulare Local Healthcare District, officials have confirmed. A search warrant was served on April 4 at 3:50pm by the Tulare County District Attorney’s office and an agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. […]

Devon Mathis’ former chief of staff files suit against him, assembly

Sean Doherty filed suit April 14 in the Sacramento County Superior Court against the California State Assembly, the Assembly Rules Committee, several Assembly Human Resource Officers and his old boss, Assemblyman Devon Mathis. He is suing Mathis and the Assembly for wrongful termination, breach of contract and intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress. Sources […]

Why are these men free?

The names in this article have been changed to protect the victims. The first week of November 2017 Frasier decided to come out to his family. He had been sexually abused as a child from the age of eight to 10 years old, and the #MeToo movement gave him the strength to name his abuser. […]

Tulare hospital’s creditors lining up in court

Jilted creditors and vendors are lining up in bankruptcy court for some of the Tulare Local Healthcare District’s cash — including Healthcare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA), the district’s former management partner. Those entities also include the City of Tulare, Tulare County, Bank of the Sierra, the district’s interim management consulting company, and the district’s former legal […]

Hensley’s not going down without a fight: attorneys continue discussion

Attorneys keep quibbling regarding the former Tulare police chief, Wes Hensley’s possible public hearing regarding his firing. Specifically — Hensley’s attorney says he is required to have one, and the City of Tulare’s attorney disagrees. Hensley’s attorney, Michael Lampe, is pulling out all of the stops to make one happen. Heather Phillips, the city’s attorney, […]