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.

September 18, 2019

Today: Angels make millions on Angel Stadium, the city barely gets a slice; Orange City Council to decide on controversial development and, state challenges Mission Viejo’s voting plan.

September 17, 2019

Today: OC Supervisors back off uncertified voting machine vendor; how voting in OC will change in 2020 and, embattled Assemblyman Bill Brough asked to bow out of 2020 election.

September 16, 2019

Today: OC approves new policy to immediately destroy public records; County seeks after-the-fact permission for harbor patrol changes and, a Huntington Beach committee wants people to stop feeding wildlife in parks.

September 13, 2019

Today: Ex-Santa Ana councilman pleads guilty to election fraud; Santa Ana’s Measure X tax isn’t going where it was promised and, CA investigating Bill Brough over sexual harassment claims.

September 12, 2019

Today: No strike: Grocery union members ratify pact with supermarket chains; Governor signs bill to build OC’s first veterans cemetery and, allegations of Vietnam interference in Westminster now official city policy.

Sept. 11, 2019

Today: OC rejects requests to back up promise of capping jet space at John Wayne Airport; Republic workers delay trash service in H.B. and F.V. to support colleagues in Massachusetts labor dispute; and America remembers 9/11.

September 10, 2019

Today: Angel Stadium made $1.6 million for Anaheim since 2010; OC proposes policy to destroy public records before two years and, demolition of San Onofre nuclear plant comes before Coastal Commission in the fall.

September 9, 2019

Today: Death of OC official underscores why public should have access to elected officials calendars; Calif. legislature to vote on bill limiting school vaccination exemptions and, grocery workers union agrees to tentative deal with stores, strike averted for now.

September 6, 2019

Today: Huntington Beach council explores lifting prohibition on short-term vacation rentals; parts of Anaheim and Buena Park to be sprayed for mosquitoes and, Costa Mesa approves committee readying for Fairview Developmental Center’s future.

September 5, 2019

Today: County cited “serious” concerns about crisis center operator; Santa Ana’s old YMCA building will become a hotel and, Placentia Library opens Sept. 14 after $2.3 million renovation.

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