OCEA Media Brief
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August 5, 2019
Today: Fishing comes back to life at Irvine Lake; mosquitoes collected in Orange test positive for West Nile virus and, yield curve blares loudest U.S. recession warning since 2007.
August 2, 2019
Today: For cash-strapped adults in their 50s and early 60s, it can be a costly wait for Medicare; free events aim to help older adults in OC apply for CalFresh food assistance and, ex-Santa Ana police officer faces federal charges over beating.
August 1, 2019
Today: Sheriff’s Department helps vet the grand jurors who investigate it; Anaheim city council members clash over stadium, speaking rules and, more summer heat in store for Southern California.
July 31, 2019
Today: Experts say Anaheim Mayor’s attempt to limit Council debate sends wrong message; almost 7,000 homeless people counted in OC and, Northbound 5 Freeway will close overnight between the 55 and 22 freeways on Aug. 2 and Aug. 3.
July 29, 2019
Today: What constitutes a ‘fair’ lease deal for Anaheim? When deputies take the Fifth - commentary, and after-school programs still waiting on cannabis tax money.
July 26, 2019
Today: Tenants face tough choices, fears after eight years of rising rents; 11 months of slumping sales fail to keep So Cal home prices from setting record and officials declare heat advisories as south land temps hit triple digits.
July 25, 2019
Today: Irvine Mayor Shea disputes veterans cemetery at golf site was a ‘diversion’; Orange County DA Todd Spitzer brands 4 deputies as dishonest and, armories in Santa Ana and Fullerton will open at night as homeless shelters starting Oct. 15.
July 24, 2019
Today: Settlement ends 18-month battle surrounding Orange County homeless lawsuit; Irvine picks site for veterans cemetery during heated meeting and, Northbound 5 Freeway will close overnight between the 55 and 22 freeways on Aug. 2 and Aug. 3.
July 23, 2019
Today: OCTA makes bus service cuts, but withdraws some after opposition; Irvine City Council to pick a site for veterans cemetery and, flood of meth-soaked letters hits O.C. jails.
July 22, 2019
Today: Fullerton may consider a moratorium on rent hikes for mobile home parks; can Orange County end homelessness for local veterans? and, after-school programs still waiting on cannabis tax money.