OCEA Media Brief

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March 4, 2019

Today: More rain – and cold temps – expected Tuesday; Roman Reyna resigns from Santa Ana City Council and, deputies union withdraws lawsuit to block public release of misconduct records.

March 1, 2019

Today: Five South Orange County cities sued for lack of homeless shelters; $300 million vision for Santa Ana’s MainPlace mall sees a food emporium among other things and, proposals from panel led by UCI professor aim to cut nation's childhood poverty by half.

February 28, 2019

Today: Orange County road crews scramble to address post-storm pothole influx; How does Angel Stadium measure up and, 31 So Cal cities ignore housing reporting rules, study finds.

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.

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