OCEA Media Brief
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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.
January 30, 2019
Today: Meeting tonight to discuss plan for Costa Mesa homeless shelter; Homeless services in the LA region to continue with $172 million in federal grants and, HUD awards include Orange County with $23 million for 26 projects.
January 29, 2019
Today: Housekeeper at Marriott in Irvine sues over guest sexual misconduct; Fullerton City Council to may appoint someone to fill vacancy, and Costa Mesa council lists finances, quality of life among top priorities.
January 28, 2019
Today: Over 3,400 homeless people on OC streets, according to headcount; Garden Grove Fire Chief Tom Schultz dies at 54 and, Santa Ana faces leadership vacuum.
January 25, 2019
Today: With first option off the table, Costa Mesa examines other homeless shelter sites; more than 1,500 counted so far in Orange County homeless census and, California to sue Huntington Beach over affordable housing.
January 24, 2019
Today: New headcount underway of Homeless people living in OC; California's homeless rate is on the rise, lawmakers say and, Santa Ana councilman’s removal trial postponed as he negotiates deal.
January 23, 2019
Today: County begins 2019 Homeless population headcount; trial starts today on removing Santa Ana councilman and, king tides offer look at the coast’s flooded future with sea-level rise.
January 22, 2019
Today: OC Women’s March represents local objectives, pre-retirement seminar this Thursday! and, is Tustin City Council an ‘old boys’ club’?
January 18, 2019
Today: Sheriff’s deputy, 3 court workers treated after suspicious package found at courthouse; Sheriff union wins in bid to shield deputy misconduct records and, former Irvine Mayor talks Irvine, Great Park, Third District election.
January 17, 2019
Today: Costa Mesa to lease space for temporary homeless shelter; Sheriff’s union seeks to block public access to misconduct records and Santa Ana grapples with police records destruction, leadership vacuum.