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.
June 4, 2019
Today: Placentia first OC city to leave fire authority; after 12-days, jail officials have provided no information on inmate death says family and O.C. Grand Jury, sheriff spar over health screenings for jail inmates.
June 4, 2019
Today: Grand Jury finds lack of Sheriff’s oversight in illegal jail phone recordings; Anaheim may give chamber $425,000 contract to help attract businesses and, Investigation is underway after 140-plus dogs seized from Orange foothills home.
June 3, 2019
Today: Officials plan to better monitor air quality near Ascon landfill site in Huntington Beach; Anaheim may let short-term rentals operate despite previous move toward a ban and, Placentia may create its own fire department, breaking away from OCFA.
May 31, 2019
Today: 136 dogs seized at house in Orange; animal-cruelty alleged; bill to expand eviction protections in California sputters and, average apartment rents hit $2,004 a month in Orange County.
May 30, 2019
Today: Sections of 405 Freeway in Westminster to close overnight this weekend; Westminster City Council approves thinned-out ethics code and, why California renters lack political punch to change tenant laws.
May 29, 2019
Today: OC Veterans Cemetery location remains uncertain; So Cal home prices bounce back from March drop and, what the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge means for Anaheim
May 28, 2019
Today: San Clemente begins anti-camping enforcement spurs public standoff; So Cal home prices rising 4 times faster than wages and expect Disney area traffic for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opening May 31.
May 24, 2019
Today: After decades of roadblocks, Musick jail poised to grow; : State officials are critical of OC Sheriff for limiting access to public docks and, new $36.5 million library now open at Lion’s Park in Costa Mesa.
May 23, 2019
Today: Anaheim negotiators could make more money from Angels; Transit agencies in Orange, Riverside headed for showdown and, OC says mental health spending will increase by $85 million.
May 21, 2019
Today: Santa Ana says police raises don’t need $4 million budget boost after all; Supreme Court clears the way for lawsuit over Newport Beach police shooting and, are your kids going to college in the fall? OCEA scholarships are here.