OCEA Media Brief
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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.
February 7, 2020
Today: Tsunami warning Huntington Beach false alarm; crews put out small fire at Disneyland and, OC School of the Arts appeals charter renewal.
February 6, 2020
Today: Santa Ana disbands public safety board amid police union critics; secrecy around sheriff evidence misconduct records heads to court Thursday and, proposed California bill would allow drivers to take up to 3 photos.
February 5, 2020
Today: Court to consider if Fullerton blogger can be silenced over secret city hall documents; momentum grows around North OC shelters as shortage remains and, Anaheim to expand Salvation Army homeless shelter.
February 4, 2020
Today: Ballots start to go out for 2020 primary; Working Wardrobes picking up the pieces after blaze and, County officially certifies recall effort against Santa Ana council member.