OCEA Media Brief
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July 15, 2021 Media Brief
Today: Sacramento readies bailout for embattled county supervisors; could OC’s new health equity map lead to real systemic change? And, Orange City Council approves optional monthly stipend for Council members.
July 14, 2021 Media Brief
Today: Anaheim officials to discuss whether Angel Stadium sale violated state law; OC’s COVID-19 cases on the rise again, and OC Fair is back – what to know before you go.
July 13, 2021 Media Brief
Today: School districts left on their own to enforce mask mandate; County supervisor chairman could get more say over delaying action items, and One of OC’s most popular parks is up for big changes.
July 12, 2021 Media Brief
Today: After criticism, OC’s homeless vaccination clinic has a new strategy; residents call out public agencies on Irvine asphalt factory emissions, and brutal pelican attacks in OC raise wildlife safety concerns.
July 9, 2021 Media Brief
Today: K-12 students will wear masks indoors, says health department; Huntington Beach to develop climate crisis sustainability plan, and Irvine man latest OC resident arrested for Capitol insurrection.
July 8, 2021 Media Brief
Today: OC residents and businesses grapple with masks, vaccine verification; Orange County Fire Watch is ready to help prevent wildfires, and Orange County is finally getting a streetcar.
July 7, 2021 Media Brief
Today: Is the dream of an Irvine veterans cemetery on the way out the door? Orange County is a bad bet for first-time homebuyers and, Huntington Beach’s Wildlife Care Center gets lots of patients over Fourth of July.
July 6, 2021 Media Brief
Today: Experts warn OC is walking unprepared into next public health crisis; veterans, county leaders rally around Veterans Cemetery in Gypsum Canyon, and Cities get money to address traffic, parking, air-quality issues.
July 2, 2021 Media Brief
Today: Orange County shows uptick in COVID hospitalizations; scheduled 4th of July fireworks and events make up for last year, and new Wild Rivers water park is finally a go.
July 1, 2021 Media Brief
Today: Hate crimes increase throughout California and OC says new state report; How did Irvine fail to build a Veterans Cemetery after nearly a decade? and health officials urge caution over 4th of July weekend.