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.
Jan. 4, 2019
Why doesn’t California treat its wildfire hazards like it battles flood risks?; If teachers strike in Los Angeles, where will half a million kids go?; and Economy Gains 312,000 Jobs in December; Unemployment Rises to 3.9%.
Jan. 3, 2019
The Future Challenges Facing Working Families in Orange County; We Made It! Top Issues to Watch in 2019; and See you at the OC women’s march on Jan. 19.
December 28, 2018
Orange County population growth cut in half in 2018; The Orange Crush is finally getting a fix, thankfully; and Most Influential 2018: Genetic genealogist CeCe Moore helps families trace roots and cops catch killers.
December 27, 2018
Homelessness in OC: 2018 Year in Review; Most Influential 2018: OC’s controversial justice system gets 2 new leaders in Don Barnes, Todd Spitzer; and Fire engulfs building of aluminum business in Orange.
December 20, 2018
Volunteers prep donations at O.C. fairgrounds for SOS Adopt A Family program; Flying LGBTQ pride flag at Anaheim City Hall gets enough council support third time around; and Veteran suicide rates still climbing, but new national program may reverse tide.
December 19, 2018
Today: Dramatic OC Board meeting covers DA, homelessness and alleged conflicts; 235 homeless people who have died in Orange County will be remembered at these 2018 memorial services; and Emergency homeless shelter to open Thursday in Anaheim.
December 18, 2018
Today: American workers and families deserve fair wages and treatment at the workplace; OC Sheriff moves to upgrade wiretapping system and, Infrastructure matters. It’s time to get serious about funding it.
December 17, 2018
Today: Salvation Army unveils plans for Anaheim ‘Center of Hope;' Voice of OC donors help young journalist fuel change and, concern in Dana Point, as big surf threatens beach erosion.
December 14, 2018
Today: Much has changed for Orange County’s homeless population, says columnist; residents air concerns over health effects of upcoming cleanup at former Ascon Landfill and O.C. Fair Board says no to raising ticket prices.
December 13, 2018
Today: New 91 Freeway westbound lane OK’d from Corona to 241; emailed bomb threats puts law enforcement on alert and, you can bring hope through annual Adopt A Family Program.