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 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.
February 8, 2019
Today: Media wins right to intervene against deputy union bid to quash release of misconduct records; the quest for a veterans cemetery in Orange County and, $75 million sought to ease 91 freeway crunch in Corona.
February 7, 2019
Today: California publishers gear up for battle over public records access; uncertain funding clouds raises for Santa Ana officers and, new project in Costa Mesa’s Sobeca district brings optimism, and parking worries.
February 6, 2019
Today: At least 1,300 people sleep in OC homeless shelters; South Orange County’s beaches are rapidly disappearing, and $35K grant has Newport Beach better prepared for an oil spill.
February 5, 2019
Today: $25 Million in Santa Ana Police raises up for City Council approval; Costa Mesa council to consider hiring Mercy House to operate local homeless shelter and, the meaning of the Women’s March and the teachers strike.
February 4, 2019
Today: More wet weather coming to Southern California; nuclear waste burial fund grows to $43 billion; and 224-bed homeless shelter opens in Anaheim.
February 1, 2019
Today: Costa Mesa officials hear concerns about proposed homeless shelter; special Saturday council meeting to cover Newport’s issues in year ahead and, Taco Bell commits to staying in its Irvine headquarters.
January 31, 2019
Today: Coming Southern California rain storms raise focus on safe driving; Garden Grove and Santa Ana OK development of Willowick Golf Course and, Fullerton City Council appoints Jan Flory to fill vacancy.