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Delay of San Clemente hospital closure rejected
Orange County Register

A last-ditch effort by San Clemente officials asking state officials to postpone an impending closure of the community’s hospital came up empty this week.

Mayor Bob Baker and City Manager James Makshanoff said they went to Sacramento on Monday to meet with State Sen. Patricia Bates and Assemblyman Bill Brough and to ask the California Department of Public Health to keep hospital and emergency services alive at the south end of Orange County.