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.
April 5, 2019
Today: Quick housing options needed to spur OC homelessness efforts; Health spending on homeless people in OC will grow by $100 million and, new 50-bed Costa Mesa homeless shelter officially opens today.
April 3, 2019
Today: Federal judge presses OC officials on lack of mental health shelter; Costa Mesa revises anti-camping laws ahead of shelter opening and, Huntington Beach takes step toward ending ‘evergreen’ contract with trash hauler.
April 2, 2019
Today: Anaheim and Fullerton consider options for potential rent caps at mobile home parks; Huntington Beach scraps plan for 50-bed homeless shelter and, South Orange County cities face federal judge today over homeless shelters.
April 1, 2019
Today: Quick housing options needed to spur OC homelessness efforts; OC Fairgrounds to increase contract oversight and accountability and, On Cesar Chavez Day, a look at the labor leader's complex legacy.
March 29, 2019
Today: Irvine to grapple with city council vacancy after Christina Shea becomes Mayor; 405 Freeway segment in Fountain Valley will close periodically through mid-April and, Holistic Lifestyle Mini Fair returns to OCEA on April 10.
March 28, 2019
Today: : Fentanyl deaths jump in Orange County; $34 million project should hasten Metrolink and Amtrak trips through South County and, Santa Ana officials set $1.7 million car dealership subsidy to help local business.
March 27, 2019
Today: OC to increase triage services for psychiatric emergencies; Santa Ana confronts city leadership vacuum and, OC’s planned new cemetery to include U.S., Vietnamese and Korean troops.
March 26, 2019
Today: Here’s how much each north Orange County city will contribute toward building homeless shelters; OC lawmakers jump back into the fight for a veterans cemetery and, Southern California building permits take biggest tumble since recession.
March 22, 2019
Today: Anaheim leaders to keep public out of the loop on stadium meetings with Angels; Garden Grove poised to join OCFA and, Poseidon optimism grows for desalination plant.
March 21, 2019
Today: New project proposed for former Boeing land in Huntington Beach; has Orange County’s blue wave crested? and, teen suicides have spiked but new habits can save lives.