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 27, 2019
Today: Orange County to overhaul voting system ahead of 2020 election; new homeless shelter in Anaheim set to open early next week and Could Long Beach offer put new wrinkle in Angels’ stadium talks with Anaheim?
February 26, 2019
Today: Emergency CalOptima vote gets doctors to homeless people; Long Beach pitches the Angles on relocation and, new four-story hotel seen for Garden Grove.
February 25, 2019
Today: New OC DA wants to make a deal with Feds ending jailhouse snitch probe; Orange County may replace polling places with vote centers and, high rents create a new class of hidden homeless.
February 21, 2019
Today: Santa Ana searches for money to cover police raises; Garden Grove Police Chief Todd Elgin will retire and, Buena Park, Costa Mesa and Placentia zero in on homeless shelter sites.
February 20, 2019
Today: Sheriff’s investigators are looking into Tuesday evening death at John Wayne Airport; California police transparency law applies retroactively, judge rules and, what’s Angel Stadium worth? Anaheim is getting an appraisal.
February 19, 2019
Today: Judge likely to rule against deputy union bid to keep misconduct records secret; home sales down 8% in Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley and, recession not likely before 2021, say housing economists.
February 15, 2019
Today: Mesa Water board approves pay increase for itself; parts of So Cal haven't seen this much rain in decades and, 65 affordable housing units are Ok’d.
February 14, 2019
Today: More than 1,000 pay tribute to Garden Grove Fire Chief Tom Schultz at memorial service; Buena Park residents express opposition to possible homeless shelter and, POWs honored in new exhibit at Heroes Hall opening Saturday.
February 13, 2019
Today: Anaheim Mayor Sidhu, Council majority, make sweeping changes to public meetings; Anaheim affordable housing project would have units for families making as little as $32,800 a year and, Orange County homes might be almost twice as affordable as you’d think.
February 11, 2019
Today: Special election early voting locations; OC judge to rule soon on releasing deputy misconduct records, and report released on conditions of children in Orange County.