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.
July 5, 2019
Today: Grocery workers rally for customer support as contract rhetoric heats up; 6.4 magnitude earthquake rattles Southern California and, racially diverse Gen Z could change the look of minority neighborhoods.
July 3, 2019 Update
Today: Judge rules against OC’s immediate destruction of public records, Westminster police official alleges department retaliation and, Congress’ Ending Homelessness Act gets push from Anaheim, Santa Ana mayors.
July 2, 2019
Today: Beach goers: watch out for big waves and rip currents over the 4th of July weekend; DA records refute public reason for not prosecuting police sergeant for DUI and, Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs mourned and remembered.
July 1, 2019
Today: Possible grocery strike: Union to make announcement today; OC launches new panel to get 2,700 housing units for homeless and, doctors and hospitals sued in $1 billion medical-fraud investigation.
June 28, 2019
Today: San Clemente Council approves sheriff’s contract after delayed vote; parents express anger about toxic landfill near Edison High at school board meeting and, Huntington Beach gets 6 new firefighters and paramedics.
June 27, 2019
Today: Rent control measure moves closer to the ballot; veterans cemetery site in advances in Sacramento, stalls at home in Irvine and authorities investigating suspected embezzlement at Esperanza High School.
June 26, 2019
Today: Private jet battle continues after new promise made for John Wayne Airport; 50 of the 140 dogs seized from an affluent Orange home now ready for adoption and, smugglers make off with anything not nailed down in Disneyland’s new Star Wars land.
June 25, 2019
Today: Anaheim apartment tenants get no rent relief from city council; County picks John Wayne Airport redesign plan and, apply now for the annual OCEA scholarship.
June 24, 2019
Today: State assemblyman under fire for alleged harassment; a proposal is due from developers for the future of Willowick Golf Course and, thousands of grocery store workers to vote on strike authorization.
June 21, 2019
Today: Company that caused illegal OC Jail phone recording could have issues nationwide; no rent control in Anaheim, after Councilman’s second try gets quashed and, Placentia hires interim chief to help create new city fire department.