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.
October 9, 2019
Today: UCI researchers develop algorithm to help predict the final size of a wildfire; OC Fairgrounds gave more than $100k of state money to private college and, concern is growing surrounding vaping-related illnesses.
October 7, 2019
Today: Federal agents raid 4 So Cal addiction treatment centers; Orange and Riverside officials plan to connect the 241 to the 91 Express Lanes and, OC Disaster Alert System lags.
October 4, 2019
Today: UC Irvine goes public with $2 billion fundraiser for research and more; proposed homeless shelter site in Huntington Beach may be off the table and Stater Bros. workers ratify new union contract.
October 3, 2019
Today: Winter shelter program at OC armories begins soon; Fullerton to allow homeless to sleep in cars overnight and, children join in the annual Walk to School Day.
October 2, 2019
Today: OC’s new Auditor-Controller could be former county exec; Costa Mesa moves ahead with changes to high-speed wireless infrastructure and, Anaheim won’t release stadium appraisal until ‘right-time.'
October 1, 2019
Today: OC moves millions from Health Agency to help cover sheriff overruns; Santa Ana will weigh becoming the next OC City with a police oversight board and, new owner of property next to Angel Stadium still envisions homes, a hotel and retail.
September 30, 2019
Today: County’s key organizing group gets disorganized; Vietnamese elderly struggle with language, culture in health care and, Angels fire Manager Brad Ausmus after team’s worst season in 20 years.
September 27, 2019
Today: Hate crimes rise in Orange County for fourth straight year; Southwest to scrap Orange County-Cabo flights, trim other service at John Wayne and, GM, UAW enter final stretch of labor talks.
September 26, 2019
Today: Cybersecurity battle erupts over checking OC Assessor’s systems; CHP officers escort fighter jet along County streets tonight and, Costa Mesa homeless shelter marks its first six months.
September 25, 2019
Today: Laguna Beach and Santa Ana settle in landmark OC homelessness case; stadium maintenance, debt eat into Anaheim’s revenue and, rehab homes in unincorporated OC to face new rules.