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 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.
October 20, 2021 Media Brief
Today: Officials from two OC coastal cities join growing calls to ban offshore oil drilling; state earmarks $236 million for 55 Freeway widening project, and midterms bringing huge money, attention to Orange County House races.
October 19, 2021 Media Brief
Today: OC Congress members question why taxpayers float unprofitable oil rigs; coastal cities join increasing calls for offshore oil drilling bans, and school walkouts are a dud.
October 18, 2021 Media Brief
Today: Desalination plant owners make controversial demand of CA regulators; south OC cities say they were left out of freeway expansion loop, and 39-year battle to remove tons of nuclear waste continues.
October 15, 2021 Media Brief
Today: Congress considers decommissioning offshore oil rigs in wake of OC spill; how safe is OC coast after oil spill? Fisheries still closed, and flight attendants fight back against unruly passengers.
October 14, 2021 Media Brief
Today: Oil spill on center stage as Congress debates offshore drilling ban; OC oil spill was likely about 25,000 gallons, and Fullerton Council deadlocked over budget cuts, use of federal relief funds.