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.

May 9, 2019

Today: Home buying in sections of South County plummet 31%; passion for students kept these Orange County Teachers of the Year going in 2019 and, new Orange Coast College president sees colleges as her calling.

May 8, 2019

Today: Newport residents win pause on airport private jet expansion; Orange County responds to complaints in ACLU report on homeless shelters and, Costa Mesa hires its eighth city manager.

May 7, 2019

Today: 2 new measles cases reported in Orange and Los Angeles counties and, Republic Services may no longer be Huntington Beach's trash collector — in 2037 and, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Costa Mesa home sales tumble 27% to start 2019.

May 6, 2019

Today: Newport residents organize against JWA private jet expansion; City/county dispute halts work on 600-bed Santa Ana homeless shelter and, OCEA members can apply now for college scholarships.

May 1, 2019

Today: Southern California among nation’s 5 least affordable rental markets; Orange moves toward electing council members by district and, Costa Mesa asks residents for input on city manager search.

April 30, 2019

Today: Surveillance of councilman gathered evidence of felony residence fraud; OC faces balancing act with John Wayne Airport plans and, May Parade comes back to Old Towne Orange after decades on hiatus.

April 26, 2019

Today: Irvine City Council will attempt complicated appointment process to fill vacant council seat; Fairgrounds and county agree to bring Vietnam War-era A-4 Skyhawk to Heroes Hall and, Southern California home prices fall for 1st time in 7 years.

April 25, 2019

Today: OC District Attorney launches internal investigation into snitch scandal; County partners with Placentia to redevelop city’s Old Town area and, 7,000 homeless people in OC is a wake-up call, experts say.

April 24, 2019

Today: Santa Ana Mayor accused of personally renting out city property; police union bribery alleged under oath by two officials and which cities have the most homeless living without shelter?

April 22, 2019

Today: CA Attorney General ends OC jailhouse snitch probe; more 405 closures in O.C. expected as bridge work continues and, Edison asks for bigger profits - bills would rise $14.40 a month for average home.

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