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.

August 26, 2019

Today: Triple-digit heat coming to some Southern California communities; County contracts are going dark under new policy and, putting ‘Anaheim’ in front of the Angels is not part of lease renewal discussions.

August 22, 2019

Today: Critics decry secrecy surrounding future of Willowick Golf Course; Santa Ana sets more pot-shop friendly policies and, 3 more videos emerge of students involved in anti-Semitic activities.

August 21, 2019

Today: CA state legislature could soon back site in Irvine for OC Veterans Cemetery; Westminster budget struggles ahead and, school officials vow stronger response after 2018 video of Garden Grove students giving Nazi salute surfaces.

August 20, 2019

Today: Disney whistle blower says revenue was inflated by $6 billion; Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Costa Mesa home sales drop 12% and Huntington Beach tentatively approves new police management contract.

August 19, 2019

Today: Fire Authority replaces the Garden Grove Fire Department; rent costs in Los Angeles, Orange counties at 5.8%, biggest rise since 2005 and, Fullerton needs millions to fix its streets and wants help from CSUF.

August 16, 2019

Today: Mosquitoes in Buena Park and Santa Ana test positive for West Nile virus; high cost of housing cuts into food, utilities study says and, Chapman professor producing documentaries aimed at preventing child prostitution.

August 15, 2019

Today: Angel Stadium appraisal still not finalized; O.C. Supervisors OK funding for aircraft that will monitor wildfire risk and; home buying in Irvine, Tustin tumbles 14%.

August 14, 2019

Today: State Senator’s bill aims to boost County jail mental health services; officials sort out gun battle that claimed CHP officer and the late Auditor-Controller Eric Woolery is remembered for watching out for citizens.

August 13, 2019

Today: County asks Court to let it keep deleting texts about government business; paperwork for another veterans cemetery ballot measure filed in Irvine and OC Fair’s 2019 run closes with 1.39 million visitors.

August 12, 2019

Today: Record-breaking year: UC Irvine nets $441 million in research funding; Anaheim gets $2 million DoT grant for electric bus charging tech and Brea’s private water woes.

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