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.
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.
October 28, 2021 Media Brief
Today: Airline CEO calls attack on flight attendant worst example of unruly behavior; San Clemente homeless camp booted but many wonder about promised assistance, and Westminster officials call for more probes into alleged City Hall impropriety.
October 27, 2021 Media Brief
Today: Schools throughout OC could soon start vaccinating children; debates over the COVID-19 student vaccine mandate flare up, and OC man seen fighting with police at U.S. Capitol attack is arrested and charged.
October 26, 2021 Media Brief
Today: OC reported 835 new cases and 16 more deaths over the weekend; community calls for Anaheim to officially recognize Little Arabia, and Orange County homebuying’s 1st double dip in 16 months.
October 25, 2021 Media Brief
Today: Can energy company afford to pay for oil spill clean-up and local business impacts? Is the ‘original’ COVID-19 is essentially gone? And, Cal State Fullerton hosts critical race theory panel.
October 21, 2021 Media Brief
Today: Millions in County health grants face uncertainty due to no bid contract proposals; Santa Ana becomes first OC city with rent control, and Coast Guard had earlier notice about OC oil spill.