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March 10, 2021

Jilted by Elk Grove, California Northstate teaching hospital may land in Rancho Cordova

California Northstate University faced vociferous opposition in Elk Grove from neighbors. Here are the details of the new plan.

Read more here: https://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article249836908.html

March 10, 2021

After being shunned in Elk Grove, California Northstate University teaching hospital could land in Rancho Cordova

News of the potential deal comes less than a month after the Elk Grove Planning Commission voted against the project.

Read more here: https://www.abc10.com/article/news/local/rancho-cordova/rancho-cordova-land-cnu-teaching-hospital-spurned-by-elk-grove/103-b06f0dba-5b6b-4093-8276-8e7abe58c59e?fbclid=IwAR3943gbyK9LrCrxRHvcn8ljPokHcDDQj-zjcWZkW5vdg_if1mtPodQXgzY

February 26, 2021

California Northstate halts 400-bed Elk Grove hospital project to ‘consider all options'

The school’s planned location faced strong opposition from residents and environmental groups.

Read more here: https://www.sacbee.com/community/elk-grove/article249546208.html

February 25, 2021

California Northstate presses pause on medical center project

California Northstate University appears to be halting its efforts to seek approval to build a new $750 million medical center in Elk Grove, for now.

Read more here: https://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2021/02/25/california-northstate-hits-pause-on-medical-center.html

February 19, 2021

Elk Grove Planning Commission rejects CNU hospital plan

The Elk Grove Planning Commission on Feb. 18 voted, 3-0, to reject California Northstate University (CNU)’s plan to have a 13-story teaching hospital built adjacent to its current campus...

Read more here: http://www.egcitizen.com/news/elk-grove-planning-commission-rejects-cnu-hospital-plan/article_a8b23e34-7318-11eb-b81c-bf77371eb835.html

February 19, 2021

Elk Grove Planning Commission Rejects California Northstate University’s Hospital Plan

The City of Elk Grove's planning commission has rejected plans to build the city's first hospital.

Read more here: https://gooddaysacramento.cbslocal.com/2021/02/19/california-northstate-university-elk-grove-hospital-planning-rejection/?fbclid=IwAR1xbQttkqBZxepUsHTjTIaiABGW95HdPIn46X36B7ZGmutozV6Dt1bwFuQ

February 19, 2021

Elk Grove Planning Commission votes down hospital project

The Elk Grove Planning Commission voted down a hospital project in a 3-0 vote. Thursday’s vote saw two commissioners abstain due to conflicts of interest.

Read more here: https://fox40.com/news/local-news/elk-grove-planning-commission-votes-down-hospital-project/

February 19, 2021

Elk Grove planning commission rejects CNU hospital project, sends final vote to council

California Northstate University wants to build a 13-story hospital tower, clinic and dorms east of Interstate 5.

Read more here: https://www.sacbee.com/community/elk-grove/article249370815.html?fbclid=IwAR1EgmYZYwhDLwvzO1XfVJnld_V8J_4Zew_otNluwjwZL48T57Fkyhkyeiw

February 19, 2021

Cal Northstate hospital rejected by Elk Grove Planning Commission

Commissioners turned down the project by a unanimous vote after hearing hours of public comment that included dozens of residents who spoke out against it.

Read more here: https://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2021/02/19/elk-grove-planning-rejects-cnu-hospital-plans.html

February 19, 2021

Elk Grove planning commission recommends denial of proposed CNU hospital

In a late-night vote, the Elk Grove planning commission voted 3-0 to recommend denial of the California Northstate University plans for a 400-bed teaching hospital.

Read more here: https://www.abc10.com/article/news/local/elk-grove/neighborhood-fights-proposed-elk-grove-teaching-hospital/103-d812693b-f636-44d0-a355-e17396b94ab4

February 18, 2021

Elk Grove hospital plan faces backlash over lofty economic promises, ‘bad neighbor’ fears

The California Northstate University project will have its first big vote in the city’s planning commission on Thursday.

Read more here: https://www.sacbee.com/community/elk-grove/article249317145.html

February 17, 2021

EG Planning Commission to review report for proposed CNU hospital

The Elk Grove Planning Commission on Feb. 18 will review the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for California Northstate University’s (CNU) proposed teaching hospital and other associated facilities..

Read more here: http://www.egcitizen.com/news/eg-planning-commission-to-review-report-for-proposed-cnu-hospital/article_81e2d33a-7184-11eb-9ba7-3b05993a9d61.html

January 27, 2021

CNU Project to be heard by the Elk Grove Planning Commission on February 18

The California Northstate University (CNU) Wetlab/Hospital Project is scheduled to be heard by the Planning Commission on Thursday, February 18. This is one of the final requirements, before the City of Elk Grove moves forward with considering the project for approval.

We encourage you to voice your concerns at the Commission meeting.

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September 25, 2020

Public shares feedback on proposed hospital’s environmental report

The city of Elk Grove on Sept. 16 hosted a teleconferenced meeting to provide the public an opportunity to comment on the draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for California Northstate University’s (CNU) proposed teaching hospital.

Read more here: http://www.egcitizen.com/news/public-shares-feedback-on-proposed-hospital-s-environmental-report/article_aa76cd4e-ff59-11ea-83b5-b77d0e243c87.html

October 16, 2020

State watchdog says two Council members shouldn’t vote on CNU hospital

The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) on Sept. 30 advised that Elk Grove City Council Members Darren Suen and Pat Hume should not vote on the land-use application for California Northstate University’s proposed, Elk Grove hospital project.

Read more here: http://www.egcitizen.com/news/state-watchdog-says-two-council-members-shouldn-t-vote-on-cnu-hospital/article_ae51511c-0fdc-11eb-8003-47c0a9cf5bda.html

October 15, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Elk Grove, CA

THE CNU PROJECT – SERIOUS CONCERNS REMAIN: THE STONELAKE HOA JOINS THE STONE LAKES NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, SMUD, THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, THE AUDUBON SOCIETY, AND MANY LOCAL RESIDENTS IN RESPONDING TO THE DEIR

In responding to the Draft EIR (Environmental Impact Report), prepared for the CNU (California Northstate University) Hospital/Biotech project, serious questions have been highlighted—including the omission of substantial portions of the fundamental planning process, traffic safety issues, flooding concerns, and protections for migrating birds and bird habitat.

Read more here: https://responsibleelkgrove.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/2020-EGH_PR_DEIR-FINAL.pdf

October 9, 2020

Two Elk Grove council members must abstain from hospital vote, ethics watchdog says

The Fair Political Practices Commission has recommended two Elk Grove council members abstain from public discussion of a controversial hospital project and recuse themselves from the vote on its land-use application…

Read more here: https://www.sacbee.com/community/elk-grove/article246325635.html

October 9, 2020

Elk Grove mayor’s race features high drama and pandemic realities

As Steve Ly tries to win a third term, he’s stressing his ability to get things as he faces a storm of controversies

Elk Grove Mayor Steve Ly is battling through his toughest political season yet, trailed by accusations he was involved in bullying and intimidation and a veiled disinformation campaign online…

Read more here: https://sacramento.newsreview.com/2020/10/09/elk-grove-mayors-race-features-high-drama-and-pandemic-realities/

October 6, 2020

Supporters of Elk Grove hospital project lavish donations on mayor. Could it cost him?

“What has bothered us a lot about the hospital is that they keep telling lies. Their latest thing is they sent out a brochure around the neighborhood; they mailed us this flier that said the hospital will be built by 2022, which is ludicrous,” Barbara Patterson, vice president of the Stonelake Homeowners Association…

Sacramento Bee subscribers can read the article here: www.sacbee.com/article246241410.html

September 25, 2020

Public shares feedback on proposed hospital’s environmental report

The city of Elk Grove on Sept. 16 hosted a teleconferenced meeting to provide the public an opportunity to comment on the draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for California Northstate University’s (CNU) proposed teaching hospital. CNU plans to build a $750 million to $800 million, 13-story hospital in the Stonelake neighborhood, adjacent to its current campus, by November 2022. As a controversial project, CNU’s proposed hospital site has drawn both support and criticism from Elk Grove residents since its announcement…

Read more here: http://www.egcitizen.com/news/public-shares-feedback-on-proposed-hospital-s-environmental-report/article_aa76cd4e-ff59-11ea-83b5-b77d0e243c87.html

January 31, 2019

Displaced by a hospital

When a city’s awash in national chains and big box stores, small business owners stand out—and stick together.

That’s what some mom-and-pop operations are doing in the Stonelake neighborhood of Elk Grove now that a proposed hospital might displace them. The controversy is swirling around a shopping center at the corner of Elk Grove Boulevard and West Taron Drive, which has become a destination for everything from stylish haircuts to Mediterranean pastries…

Read more here: https://www.newsreview.com/sacramento/displaced-by-a-hospital/content?oid=27643548

January 30, 2020

CA issues citations against school planning to open hospital in Elk Grove

The Fair Political Practices Commission has recommended two Elk Grove council members abstain from public discussion of a controversial hospital project and recuse themselves from the vote on its land-use application…

Read more here: https://www.kcra.com/article/elk-grove-california-issues-citations-against-school/30708429#