OCEA Media Brief
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December 12, 2018
Today: Santa Ana redraws city ward boundaries as new Council sworn in; Anaheim to open emergency homeless shelter and, community meeting Thursday in H.B. to discuss Ascon Landfill cleanup.
December 10, 2018
Today: Kaiser Permanente mental health workers begin strike; former Fullerton police chief charged with attacking paramedic and, Anaheim skirts police accountability.
December 7, 2018
Today: Hospitality workers at 24 Southern California hotels poised to strike; could stock market gyrations sink California’s housing market? and, Anaheim picks operator for interim homeless shelter near Angel Stadium.
December 6, 2018
Today: Possible veteran and civilian cemetery in Anaheim prompts OC Supervisor clash; Anaheim moves to fast-track third emergency homeless shelter near Angel Stadium and, Andrea Marr looks to bring spirit of service to Costa Mesa City Council.
December 5, 2018
Today: Costa Mesa's newly elected mayor and 3 council members take their seats; new election system yields ‘historic’ result with win by Manuel Chavez and, Orange County donates parcel in Anaheim for potential veterans cemetery.
December 4, 2018
Today: Sheriff and DA officials knew about attorney-client recordings; Kraft Heinz Lunchables facility in Fullerton shutters and, Kaiser mental health clinicians authorize 5-day statewide strike.
December 3, 2018
Today: Costa Mesa’s New Mayor Katrina Foley talks about the future; final OC election results are in and, OC Streetcar construction kicks off.
November 29, 2018
Today: Fullerton to inventory its emergency homeless shelter beds; serving people in need works to end homelessness and, how beauticians are being trained to spot signs of domestic violence.
November 28, 2018
Today: Court blocks mobile needle exchange program for now; Tom Umberg declares victory over State Sen. Janet Nguyen and, Anaheim looks to build homeless shelter next to county shelter.
November 27, 2018
Today: : Ex-Costa Mesa mayor arrested on suspicion of DUI, hit-and-run; State investigating secretive group that routed $170,000 to Santa Ana election and, Union-endorsed candidates gain in latest count.