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By Mary O'Keefe | February 23, 2007
A lawsuit seeking unspecified damages has been brought forth by an 81-year-old woman who accuses Pleasant Care Convalescent of Riverside of elder abuse and negligence. Pleasant Care Corp., owned by La Cañada resident Emmanuel I. Bernabe, owns or has interest in more than 30 nursing homes throughout California, including the one named in the suit. Several attempts were made to contact Pleasant Care Corp. for comment. No calls were returned as of press deadline Wednesday. According to the suit, filed in California Superior Court on Valentine's Day, caregivers at the Riverside facility allegedly ignored several falls, injuries and abrasions that occurred over three years.
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By Mary O'Keefe | April 12, 2007
Pleasant Care Corp., a La Cañada-based company, filed for bankruptcy late last month in the midst of elder abuse and wrongful death allegations related to its operations. Pleasant Care CEO Emmanuel I. Bernabe owns or has interest in more than 30 nursing homes throughout California. Numerous attempts to contact him for this article were unsuccessful. The company has a history of lawsuits and fines against a number of its facilities. A year ago the company pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of elder abuse and agreed to pay $1.35 million to the state to resolve a suit that alleged negligent care.
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By Mary O'Keefe | June 28, 2007
After years of fines, penalties and accusations of elder abuse, La Cañada-based Pleasant Care Corp., the state's second largest nursing home corporation, is set to auction all 30 of its California facilities. Pleasant Care, which filed for bankruptcy in March of this year, has had many years of trouble. There have been private lawsuits as well as fines and violations of codes and conduct brought against the corporation by the state attorney general's office. Pleasant Care and CEO Emmanuel I. Bernabe owns or has interest in more than 30 nursing homes throughout California.
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By Mary O'Keefe | March 16, 2006
La Cañada Flintridge-based Pleasant Care Corp., the second-largest nursing home chain in California, agreed to pay $1.35 million to the state to settle civil allegations it provided negligent care in many of its facilities and pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of elder abuse. Pleasant Care, owned by Emmanuel I. Bernabe, owns or has interest in more than 30 nursing homes throughout California. Many facilities are in Los Angeles County, including Glendale and Los Angeles.
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August 11, 2005
Arnold Schwarzenegger has taken so much money from corporations that sometimes it all blurs together. But the $66,300 he's taken from the infamous [La Cañada Flintridge-based] Pleasant Care Corporation nursing homes is unprecedented and should be returned immediately. All told, 13 criminal charges have been recently filed against Pleasant Care for elder abuse and elder neglect. In the past, Pleasant Care has faced numerous lawsuits and fines for sub-standard and abusive practices and is even barred from opening new nursing homes because of this record.
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September 26, 2013
La Cañada Flintridge Aug. 5 Grand theft: 500 block of Foothill Boulevard, 8 a.m. An undetermined amount of money was transferred online from two Caltech Employees Federal Credit Union accounts to other bank accounts. The credit union reported the incident this month. Sept. 18-19 Grand theft: 1200 block of Flintridge Avenue, before 7:30 a.m. on Sept. 19. A bag, wallet, undetermined amount of cash, credit cards and a driver's license were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.
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April 13, 2006
Garcetti to Speak at Kiwanis Luncheon Gil Garcetti will be the featured speaker at the La Cañada Kiwanis luncheon meeting on April 19. Guests are welcome. Call 517-1119 for reservations. Lunch is $13. Gil Garcetti, president for the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission, formerly served 32 years in the L.A. District Attorney's Office, including eight years as the elected district attorney managing the largest local prosecutorial office in the United States. He initiated new policy and programs focusing on domestic violence, sex crimes, child abuse, hate crimes, stalking, elder abuse, workers compensation fraud, high-tech crime and juvenile crime.
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By Mary O'Keefe | June 28, 2007
After years of fines, penalties and accusations of elder abuse, La Cañada-based Pleasant Care Corp., the state's second largest nursing home corporation, is set to auction all 30 of its California facilities. Pleasant Care, which filed for bankruptcy in March of this year, has had many years of trouble. There have been private lawsuits as well as fines and violations of codes and conduct brought against the corporation by the state attorney general's office. Pleasant Care and CEO Emmanuel I. Bernabe owns or has interest in more than 30 nursing homes throughout California.
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By Mary O'Keefe | April 12, 2007
Pleasant Care Corp., a La Cañada-based company, filed for bankruptcy late last month in the midst of elder abuse and wrongful death allegations related to its operations. Pleasant Care CEO Emmanuel I. Bernabe owns or has interest in more than 30 nursing homes throughout California. Numerous attempts to contact him for this article were unsuccessful. The company has a history of lawsuits and fines against a number of its facilities. A year ago the company pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of elder abuse and agreed to pay $1.35 million to the state to resolve a suit that alleged negligent care.
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By Mary O'Keefe | February 23, 2007
A lawsuit seeking unspecified damages has been brought forth by an 81-year-old woman who accuses Pleasant Care Convalescent of Riverside of elder abuse and negligence. Pleasant Care Corp., owned by La Cañada resident Emmanuel I. Bernabe, owns or has interest in more than 30 nursing homes throughout California, including the one named in the suit. Several attempts were made to contact Pleasant Care Corp. for comment. No calls were returned as of press deadline Wednesday. According to the suit, filed in California Superior Court on Valentine's Day, caregivers at the Riverside facility allegedly ignored several falls, injuries and abrasions that occurred over three years.
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By Mary O'Keefe | March 16, 2006
La Cañada Flintridge-based Pleasant Care Corp., the second-largest nursing home chain in California, agreed to pay $1.35 million to the state to settle civil allegations it provided negligent care in many of its facilities and pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of elder abuse. Pleasant Care, owned by Emmanuel I. Bernabe, owns or has interest in more than 30 nursing homes throughout California. Many facilities are in Los Angeles County, including Glendale and Los Angeles.
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