Japanese American Bar Association (JABA) Opposes Pacifica’s Re-submitted “Transition Plan”

Dear Ms. Dunham, My name is Kira Teshima Conlon with the Japanese American Bar Association and am writing to express our strong opposition to the proposal by Sakura Intermediate Care Facility (“ICF”) to involuntarily evict its vulnerable senior tenants.  As with the first rejected plan, the re-submitted transition plan fails to present viable relocation facilities.  … Read more

SOS Calls Upon CDPH to REJECT Pacifica’s Mass Eviction Plan #2

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is once again faced with the question of whether to support corporate violence upon frail seniors or the greed of Pacifica Companies as a second “Transition Plan” is submitted to mass evict all residents from Sakura Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) in Boyle Heights. Please send an email to … Read more

April 28, 2021 UPDATE: AB 279 Advances to an Assembly Floor Vote!

This morning, the Appropriations Committee voted to advance AB 279 to a floor vote! AB 279 will help protect the seniors from evictions during the pandemic! Please urge your CA Assemblymember Representative to Pass AB 279 to protect our seniors!

AB 279 Advances to the Assembly Appropriations Committee!

APRIL 13, 2021: Families of the Sakura Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) and the Japanese American community won a partial victory in the Assembly Health Committee on Tuesday, April 13, winning a decisive, 11-2 majority vote to advance AB 279 to the Assembly Appropriations Committee (the hearing is now set for Wednesday, April 28 at 9AM). … Read more

California nursing homes got insider access to Newsom’s health care regulators. Here’s how

By Jason Pohl and Ryan Sabalow July 02, 2020 05:00 AM, Updated July 02, 2020 02:35 PM Read the Sacramento Bee article here: https://www.sacbee.com/news/coronavirus/article243943317.html SOS Network: This is an important article to read to understand the workings of the CA State government and for understanding the powerful influence that full-time lobbyists for private interests have … Read more