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.

November 23, 2020 Media Brief

Today: Annual high tide spurs concerns about future safety of San Onofre nuclear waste stock; 552 new COVID cases and 3 new deaths reported in Orange County on Nov. 22 and, Orange County mixed on enforcing Gov. Newsom’s curfew and mask orders.

November 20, 2020 Media Brief

Today: 2nd Coronavirus wave already digging into county’s poorest neighborhoods; 1,169 new cases, 3 new deaths reported in Orange County on Nov. 20, and County food banks and pantries step up to giveaway Thanksgiving turkeys.

November 19, 2020 Media Brief

Today: OC residents face statewide Coronavirus curfew beginning Saturday; what did Orange County voters tell us this past election? and, OC reveals a slice of how it spent federal coronavirus relief money.

November 18, 2020 Media Brief

Today: OC to provide thousands of free in-home coronavirus test kits; how is OC spending its half-billion dollars in Coronavirus relief money? And, Coronavirus hospitalizations keep increasing.

November 17, 2020 Media Brief

Today: Restrictions on indoor dining return as Orange County moves back to purple tier; Anaheim will cut rent on more than 1000 middle income apartments, and, State expands mask mandate limits, exceptions amid spike in virus cases.

November 16, 2020 Media Brief

Today: Officials shut down more businesses as 2nd COVID wave increases hospitalizations; 639 new cases and 2 new deaths reported in OC on Nov. 15 and, Huntington Beach to consider continuing Main St. closures.

November 13, 2020 Media Brief

Today: As November election closes, another comes into view for OC’s coastal residents; ballot data for Orange County reveals curious shifts, and two new Coronavirus deaths are reported in Orange County.

Nov. 12, 2020 Media Brief

Today: Hospitalizations climb as 2nd Coronavirus wave exposes new case rates; Costa Mesa allocates millions in grant funds for permanent shelter; Why are OC’s most vulnerable veterans falling through the cracks; and more.

November 10, 2020 Media Brief

Today: County residents still waiting on final election results with the sixth day of counting; County will conduct audit of 2020 presidential election ballots, GOP challenger Michelle Steel defeats incumbent Harley Rouda.

Nov. 9, 2020 Media Brief

Today: Republicans and Democrats seeing their own wins in OC as America elects new President; Election results show Orange County remains in play for both parties; and Amid uptick in new COVID-19 cases, experts say California can still prevent 3rd wave.

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