OCEA Media Brief
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December 3, 2018
Today: Costa Mesa’s New Mayor Katrina Foley talks about the future; final OC election results are in and, OC Streetcar construction kicks off.
November 29, 2018
Today: Fullerton to inventory its emergency homeless shelter beds; serving people in need works to end homelessness and, how beauticians are being trained to spot signs of domestic violence.
November 28, 2018
Today: Court blocks mobile needle exchange program for now; Tom Umberg declares victory over State Sen. Janet Nguyen and, Anaheim looks to build homeless shelter next to county shelter.
November 27, 2018
Today: : Ex-Costa Mesa mayor arrested on suspicion of DUI, hit-and-run; State investigating secretive group that routed $170,000 to Santa Ana election and, Union-endorsed candidates gain in latest count.
November 26, 2018
Today: County buying 600-bed homeless shelter building in Santa Ana; high surf, rain coming to Southern California and, home buying drops 13% for inland South County.
November 21, 2018
Today: OC might put a 600-bed homeless shelter in a Santa Ana industrial building; nonprofit hopes new program can encourage landlords to house homeless and, food banks face uncertain futures
November 20, 2018
Today: Umberg takes lead in effort to flip state senate seat; Fullerton juggles how to fill city council vacancies and, friends, family and firefighters remember Costa Mesa fire captain.
November 19, 2018
Today: Orange County needle exchange program remains on hold; JWA passenger traffic mostly flat in September and, Southern California homeowners rush to sell.
November 16, 2018
Today: New DA Spitzer outlines future; Santa Ana opens new interim 200-bed homeless shelter and, SoCal unemployment at 4.2%, but above U.S., state.
November 15, 2018
Today: Anaheim moves ahead with one homeless shelter, delays vote on a second one; the best and worst days for Thanksgiving holiday travel and, Costa Mesa city manager wants a quiet exit.