OCEA Media Brief
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September 28, 2018
Today: OC Supervisors approve new $400 million County headquarters; John Wayne Airport announces new ride app pick-up location and Costa Mesa is looking to secure 62 homeless shelter beds.
September 27, 2018
Today: List of improperly recorded attorney-client phone calls from OC jail continues to grow; 405 Freeway to close overnight in Fountain Valley on next two Saturdays and UC Irvine devotes new $67-million complex to 'active learning'.
September 26, 2018
Today: Supervisors approve $227 million for next phase of Civic Center overhaul; Santa Ana hires operator for new 200-bed homeless shelter and, Esperanza Hills development of 340 homes is approved.
September 25, 2018
Today: Millions in ‘Dark Money’ flowing to OC congressional races; OCTA awards $220.5 million contract to build OC Streetcar and, Orange County’s 3.1% unemployment: 9 trends to know.
September 24, 2018
Today: Why do we keep building houses In places that burn down? Can elected officials objectively weigh allegations against a political ally?; and, Costa Mesa police Officer Oscar Adrian Reyes is laid to rest.
September 21, 2018
Today: Enhancing public safety in Santa Ana; 18-year-old employee dies after getting stuck in industrial machine and, Fountain Valley chooses partner for $1.3-million general plan update.
September 20, 2018
Today: 2018 Flu Vaccination Program for County workers is on; Costs for Santa Ana-Garden Grove streetcar skyrocket and, Anaheim fire chief warns firefighters must adapt to a changing role.
September 19, 2018
Today: Disney reaches tentative $15 per hour wage deal with hotel workers; Orange County releases hate crimes report and, Costa Mesa earmarks $2 million for upgrades at Lions Park.
September 18, 2018
Today: The number of workers wanting to join unions is the highest in 40-years; Costa Mesa brings ambulance service in-house and, Fullerton City Council to vote on taking control of library.
September 14, 2018
Today: The challenges of sheltering homeless women in Orange County; Holy fire in Riverside and Orange counties is 100 percent contained, and confusion leaves low-income children in healthcare limbo.