OCEA Media Brief
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October 29, 2019
Today: Placentia leaders setting up homeless shelter for North Orange County; fire breaks out in Sepulveda Pass and, Getty fire licks edges of Getty Museum, but art is safe.
October 25, 2019
Today: Fullerton city officials target bloggers in lawsuit to search private computers; fate of OC fairgrounds CEO unclear after fundraising controversy and, Dana Point is grappling with beach erosion.
October 24, 2019
Today: A city manager got a ride home from PD after drinking and crashing car; Anaheim seniors could get rent relief in January and Newport Beach seeks operator for planned homeless shelter.
October 23, 2019
Today: OC approves $334 million in raises covering 11,000 employees; mental health jail expansion draws pushback and, Newport Beach homeless shelter plan made amid resident’s concerns.
October 21, 2019
Today: Santa Ana city council bans oversize vehicle parking; Willowick golf course sale put on hold and, historic Mendez desegregation case gets its due in Westminster — where it started.
October 18, 2019
Today: Cannabis, hotel taxes going to Stanton voters; new cottages at San Onofre Beach provide respite for disabled vets and, GM, Chicago teacher strikes show how unions can start winning again.
October 17, 2019
Today: Anaheim is adding metal detectors and bag searches at City Hall; Fullerton to study authorizing legal pot shops and New H.B. power plant gets two notices of violation.
October 16, 2019
Today: Be Well OC breaks ground on first mental health and wellness campus in OC; Sheriff’s investigator on leave after allegedly pulling gun on teen and, Angels sign Joe Maddon to 3-year deal as manager.
October 15, 2019
Today: Mosquitoes carrying rare encephalitis virus discovered in Westminster, Anaheim; more than half of money spent on Angel Stadium did not go to maintenance and, John Wayne Airport upgrades noise complaint system.
October 11, 2019
Today: Fullerton takes first step to open a homeless shelter; CalPERS long term care trial delayed over settlement talks and recall of Buena Park Councilwoman looms.