Articles Tagged With ‘ambulance’

Ambulance transporting patient sideswiped on Highway 154, paramedic injured

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A vehicle sideswiped an ambulance that was traveling on Highway 154, transporting a patient to a Central Coast emergency room early Friday morning.  Shortly before 4 a.m., a caller reported the collision in the Windy Gap area... (Continue reading)

Ambulance provider wins, Santa Barbara County loses latest legal battle

By KAREN VELIE Santa Barbara County lost the latest legal battle over why it awarded its own fire department a contract. The recent ruling bars the county from taking over ambulance services, at least for now. For 50 years, American... (Continue reading)

Attorney general brief supports lawsuit against Santa Barbara County

By KAREN VELIE California Attorney General Rob Bonta filed an amicus brief in Santa Barbara Superior Court last month supporting the plaintiffs in a lawsuit that accuses Santa Barbara County of violating regulations when it awarded itself a contract for... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara County awards itself ambulance contract, lawsuit filed

By KAREN VELIE Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors awarded the contract for ambulance services to the County Fire Department in September, ending a 50-year agreement with American Medical Response (AMR) and starting a legal battle. The county is now... (Continue reading)