OCEA Media Brief
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March 6, 2020
Today: OC school board super majority hold onto seats amid charter school battle; Contreras widens lead over Pulido for supervisor runoff and, truck drivers in Orange, Riverside counties losing jobs after Amazon cuts ties.
March 5, 2020
Today: Five Orange County races still too close to call, with some 200,000 ballots uncounted; voters apparently ousted Assemblyman from his South OC seat and, could coronavirus fears force Southern California games to be held without fans?
March 4, 2020
Today: Are hospitals prepared for coronavirus surge in Southern California; here’s what countries are doing to try to contain coronavirus and, Katrina Foley and Dave Min in tight race for second spot on November ballot.
March 3, 2020
Today: Election Day underway after 20 percent of early ballots turned in; lawsuit could shine light on Angel Stadium sale and Coronavirus - what to know.
March 2, 2020
Today: Hearing canceled on Feds’ scrapped plan to house Coronavirus patients in O.C.; it's election day tomorrow and, OCEA endorsed candidate for Judge has already won his primary race.
February 28, 2020
Today: Anaheim to expand Salvation Army shelter as city sees improvement to homelessness rate; veteran students at Vanguard University oppose school’s decision to replace veterans center and, US schools start planning for possible spread of coronavirus.
February 25, 2020
Today: Local officials secure more briefings concerning coronavirus patients; first OC pop up voting center opens in Villa Park and, lawmakers want to limit development fees on new homes.
February 24, 2020
Today: Costa Mesa gets court order to keep Fairview Center from use as virus quarantine site; community forum - Conditions of OC Children Report and, no party preference voters likely key to 2020 elections.
February 21, 2020
Today: Emotions and campaign signs flare up ahead of Westminster recall vote; San Clemente and San Juan Capistrano to get share of housing grants and, OC Retirement community helps nonprofit hit hard by fire.
February 20, 2020
Today: Haven’t cast your primary election ballot yet? Vote centers start opening Saturday; which OC cities are the most transparent online and, DA says he was told in May of decision to forgo prosecution over evidence handling by a deputy.