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.

February 25, 2020

Today: Local officials secure more briefings concerning coronavirus patients; first OC pop up voting center opens in Villa Park and, lawmakers want to limit development fees on new homes.

February 24, 2020

Today: Costa Mesa gets court order to keep Fairview Center from use as virus quarantine site; community forum - Conditions of OC Children Report and, no party preference voters likely key to 2020 elections.

February 21, 2020

Today: Emotions and campaign signs flare up ahead of Westminster recall vote; San Clemente and San Juan Capistrano to get share of housing grants and, OC Retirement community helps nonprofit hit hard by fire.

February 20, 2020

Today: Haven’t cast your primary election ballot yet? Vote centers start opening Saturday; which OC cities are the most transparent online and, DA says he was told in May of decision to forgo prosecution over evidence handling by a deputy.

February 19, 2020

Today: Questions mount for sheriff and DA about systemic errors in preparing criminal cases; Santa Ana and OC Sheriff’s officials will not aid increased ICE enforcement and, housing costs, migration expected to crimp Southern California’s economy.

February 18, 2020

Today: OC gears up for new approach to voting; Anaheim disputes claim that stadium talks were ‘illegal’ and, UC Irvine set to start construction on $185-million health sciences complex.

February 14, 2020

Today: Newsom signs bill allowing California voters to switch party affiliation on election day; Official says US, Taliban reach Afghanistan truce agreement; and California high speed train price tag jumps to 80 billion.

February 13, 2020

Today: Anaheim councilmembers nix controversial condo project; Local court considers whether Anaheim taxpayers are subsidizing Disneyland, and China reports spike in virus cases with new way of counting.

February 11, 2020

Today: Secrecy battle to resume over deputy evidence booking misconduct records; Westminster could change who shelters city’s stray and rescued animals and, Disneyland raises prices on tickets and annual passes .

February 10, 2020

Today: Fullerton officials must prove local bloggers stole secret info says court; Council member Barnes is swing vote on controversial condo project and, memorial is today at Angel Stadium for Altobelli family who died in crash with Kobe Bryant.

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