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Memorial nurses call off strike

After reaching a tentative labor agreement, the nurses union at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital announced Friday that it will not be conducting a two-day strike that had been slated to start on Monday.

Lawsuit seeks to block new Sutter hospital

Two hospitals in Sebastopol and Healdsburg have joined forces with a labor union and environmental group in a bid to stop Sutter Health from building a $284 million hospital north of Santa Rosa. Their lawsuit says the new hospital would encourage sprawl and hurt smaller medical facilities.