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.
January 15, 2019
Today: Top Santa Ana leadership leaves as city preps $400,000 payout; Anaheim Stadium deal goes easy on Angels, hard on taxpayers, and government shutdown threatens newborns, their families.
Jan. 4, 2019
Why doesn’t California treat its wildfire hazards like it battles flood risks?; If teachers strike in Los Angeles, where will half a million kids go?; and Economy Gains 312,000 Jobs in December; Unemployment Rises to 3.9%.
Jan. 3, 2019
The Future Challenges Facing Working Families in Orange County; We Made It! Top Issues to Watch in 2019; and See you at the OC women’s march on Jan. 19.
December 28, 2018
Orange County population growth cut in half in 2018; The Orange Crush is finally getting a fix, thankfully; and Most Influential 2018: Genetic genealogist CeCe Moore helps families trace roots and cops catch killers.
December 27, 2018
Homelessness in OC: 2018 Year in Review; Most Influential 2018: OC’s controversial justice system gets 2 new leaders in Don Barnes, Todd Spitzer; and Fire engulfs building of aluminum business in Orange.
December 20, 2018
Volunteers prep donations at O.C. fairgrounds for SOS Adopt A Family program; Flying LGBTQ pride flag at Anaheim City Hall gets enough council support third time around; and Veteran suicide rates still climbing, but new national program may reverse tide.
December 19, 2018
Today: Dramatic OC Board meeting covers DA, homelessness and alleged conflicts; 235 homeless people who have died in Orange County will be remembered at these 2018 memorial services; and Emergency homeless shelter to open Thursday in Anaheim.
December 18, 2018
Today: American workers and families deserve fair wages and treatment at the workplace; OC Sheriff moves to upgrade wiretapping system and, Infrastructure matters. It’s time to get serious about funding it.
December 17, 2018
Today: Salvation Army unveils plans for Anaheim ‘Center of Hope;' Voice of OC donors help young journalist fuel change and, concern in Dana Point, as big surf threatens beach erosion.
December 14, 2018
Today: Much has changed for Orange County’s homeless population, says columnist; residents air concerns over health effects of upcoming cleanup at former Ascon Landfill and O.C. Fair Board says no to raising ticket prices.