OCEA Media Brief

OCEA monitors local, state-wide and national news outlets to keep members up to date on the issues that impact working people. Media briefs are compiled and sent to members in a daily email blast. To receive OCEA media briefs, please register for an account.

October 15, 2018

Today: Thousands left without electricity during powerful Santa Ana winds; Edison warns it may shut down power in high fire-risk areas during windstorms and fewer people are getting onto OCTA’s buses.

October 12, 2018

Today: OCEA’s Voter Guide for the Nov. 6, 2018 Election is here; OC Parks honored for excellence and UC workers vote to authorize another potential strike.

October 11, 2018

Today: Anaheim minimum wage could apply to Garden Walk Mall and DoubleTree Hotel; Orange Coast College to be the first community college in Orange County with on-campus housing and Inland Empire home to hottest U.S. job market in last 5 years.

October 10, 2018

Today: Protecting public safety; Disney announces it’s pulling the plug on Anaheim luxury hotel and the union movement's ground zero is California.

October 9, 2018

Today: Anaheim City Attorney says Disney exempt from $15 an hour wage initiative; Tectonic shifts in Orange County and, OCTA to introduce rides on demand in Huntington Beach.

October 5, 2018

Today: Sheriff and phone company covered up jail recordings, attorney alleges; 405 Freeway closure overnight this weekend in Fountain Valley and, John Wayne Airport launches designated pick-up spots.

October 4, 2018

Today: What we know about the coastal ‘rotten egg’ smell, and what it means for your health; Got $3,467 a month? OC house payment near 12-year high, and drywall company charged nearly $2M for wage theft.

October 3, 2018

Today: Homelessness board closes committee meetings to public; heavy rainfall expected in Orange County, and Town homes development gets OK near downtown Costa Mesa.

October 2, 2018

Today: Judge wants to hear more evidence before ruling on O.C. needle exchange; Supreme Court declines to hear challenge of California Coastal Act, and Newport awaits $1.7-million state grant for trash-collecting water wheel.

October 1, 2018

Today: Two rain fronts to bring flash-flood threats, high surf to SoCal; Costa Mesa council to review disputed downtown housing project and Gov. Jerry Brown signs laws unwinding secrecy surrounding police misconduct.

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