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.
Nov. 12, 2021 Media Brief
Today: "Redistricting: Orange County could gain clout in Sacramento," "Will school vaccination sites help close the Latino COVID-19 gap?" "Orange County veterans take their last hill," and more.
November 10, 2021 Media Brief
Today: OC Supervisors close to picking new election maps without much public debate; Garden Grove officials push to skip redistricting and, So Cal water supplier declares drought emergency.
November 9, 2021 Media Brief
Today: OC Supervisors get closer to reshaping County’s political landscape; nonprofit rejects $15 million health grant from County citing transparency concerns, and OC Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley to retire in March.
November 8, 2021 Media Brief
Today: Early redistricting maps raise concerns in Little Saigon; Orange County’s housing shortage debate flares in Brea and, Orange County remembers the dead in a vibrant cultural display.
November 5, 2021 Media Brief
Today: Disneyland workers plan appeal of OC judge’s wage lawsuit ruling; Muslims are suing the FBI for spying on Mosques, and OC Board of Education opposes federal probe of threats against school officials.
November 4, 2021 Media Brief
Today: $3.65 million set aside by Huntington Beach to appeal affordable housing ruling; Huntington Beach city manager moves to Irvine, and 64% of Orange County is fully vaccinated.
November 3, 2021 Media Brief
Today: School vaccine clinics could be on the way after feds OK shots for kids; what’s OC going to look like politically over next decade? And, Disney not subject to Anaheim’s ‘living wage’ ballot measure, judge rules.
November 2, 2021 Media Brief
Today: County of Orange lawyers up over offshore oil spill; : pipeline operator had problems for years, and Placentia cracks down on people sleeping in cars.
November 1, 2021 Media Brief
Today: OC’s Latino community still behind on COVID-19 vaccinations; proposed ballot measure could save controversial desal plant, and public can weigh in Tuesday on proposed OC representation maps.
October 29, 2021 Media Brief
Today: Millions in health outreach contracts draws questions, County whistleblower complaint; San Clemente rejects OC Power Authority, seeks another utility, and OCFA firefighters burned out by overtime as hot, windy fire season arrives.