OCEA Media Brief
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July 26, 2019
Today: Tenants face tough choices, fears after eight years of rising rents; 11 months of slumping sales fail to keep So Cal home prices from setting record and officials declare heat advisories as south land temps hit triple digits.
July 25, 2019
Today: Irvine Mayor Shea disputes veterans cemetery at golf site was a ‘diversion’; Orange County DA Todd Spitzer brands 4 deputies as dishonest and, armories in Santa Ana and Fullerton will open at night as homeless shelters starting Oct. 15.
July 24, 2019
Today: Settlement ends 18-month battle surrounding Orange County homeless lawsuit; Irvine picks site for veterans cemetery during heated meeting and, Northbound 5 Freeway will close overnight between the 55 and 22 freeways on Aug. 2 and Aug. 3.
July 23, 2019
Today: OCTA makes bus service cuts, but withdraws some after opposition; Irvine City Council to pick a site for veterans cemetery and, flood of meth-soaked letters hits O.C. jails.
July 22, 2019
Today: Fullerton may consider a moratorium on rent hikes for mobile home parks; can Orange County end homelessness for local veterans? and, after-school programs still waiting on cannabis tax money.
July 19, 2019
Today: Seal Beach prepares for extreme flooding because of sea level rise; O.C. judge orders Laguna Beach homeowners to tear down controversial seawall and, Costa Mesa police take fewer fireworks-related calls over 4th of July holiday season.
July 18, 2019
Today: Anaheim takes steps to turn motel into supportive housing for homeless; Anaheim Mayor Sidhu appointed to negotiating team for Angels stadium deal and, UCI team develops noninvasive bone cancer treatment.
July 17, 2019
Today: County won’t say if it will stop immediately destroying public records; Huntington Beach landfill to get 16-foot barrier on residential streets and private advisory group Anaheim First criticized as it begins citywide study.
July 15, 2019
Today: OCTA is making more changes to bus route, eliminating some and add to others; Westminster City Hall acrimony and recall bids for all and, farm workers come to life through O.C. Fair’s featured artist.
July 12, 2019
Today: LA, Orange County rent inflation up 5.8%, biggest hike since 2008; video rendering of homes/retail in stadium parking lot used to woo Angels and, San Bernardino County to pay $113.4 million in child abuse case.