After 10 months of negotiations, the planned merger between the Coastal Health Alliance and West County Health Centers has been called off. Steven Siegel, the health alliance’s C.E.O., made the surprise announcement outside the clinic last week during an annual taco truck celebration of national health center week, citing a “difference in philosophy.”

In . . .

You have reached content available exclusively to Point Reyes Light digital subscribers.

Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.

Already a subscriber? Login here.