Tulare Hospital Board Files Countersuit Against HCCA

The Tulare Local Healthcare District (TLHCD) will file a countersuit against its former management contractor, its attorneys announced Wednesday night. The district will also file a professional complaint with the California State Bar against Bruce Greene and the BakerHostetler firm, entities which both previously represented the Tulare Local Healthcare District. The board also voted to […]

Drug Court Graduates 200; Total 2,500 and Counting

The 200-plus graduates in November, 2017, make a total of nearly 2,500 total Tulare County Adult Drug Court grads since its inception in 1986. Since the course length is 18 months, there is not a graduation every year. Drug Court supervises drug offenders through treatment and recovery, offering them educational and employment incentives that help […]

Exeter Ambulance District Sued for Wrongful Termination

The embattled Exeter District Ambulance (EDA) is facing more turmoil. On November 28 Jennifer Rios, former paramedic for the district, filed suit against the district for wrongful termination, back pay and benefits. Named in the suit are the Exeter District Ambulance, board members Tony Miller and Darinda Kunkel, and office manager TJ Fischer. Rios believes […]

Kaweah Delta Begins Emergency Room Upgrade

With a new CEO at the helm, Kaweah Delta Medical Center is starting its largest expansion since the addition of the Acequia Wing in 2009, one that will see 33 new exam rooms in the emergency department, as well as new treatment facilities. “We will literally almost double the size of the ED,” said Gary […]