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, sign-up by sending an email to administrator@oceamember.org.

June 23, 2017

Today: Supervisors vote against democracy, Santa Ana approves millions of dollars for 4 affordable housing projects, despite concerns over process, 91 Freeway toll lanes getting another rate increase in July.

June 22, 2017

Today: Westminster’s sales tax increase offers reprieve from crisis, divided Costa Mesa council approves $163.2 million budget amid pension-debt concerns and Costa Mesa police have seized more than 600 pounds of illegal fireworks in the lead-up to the Fourth of July, officials said this week. The devices were confiscated during a series of undercover operations this month intended to “deter the sale, purchase and use” of illegal fireworks.

June 21, 2017

Today: Santa Ana changes acting police chief for second time in two months, Why is it so hot right now in Southern California? Here are 3 reasons, according to science and Clerk-Recorder to host “passport day” at Old County Courthouse in Santa Ana.

June 20, 2017

Today: Controversial Grand Jury jailhouse snitch report puts focus on DA race, Online shoppers cutting Into Irvine City Budget and Orange County median house price sets record at $795,000, Realtors report.

June 19, 2017

Today: Homeless ‘czar’ Susan Price looks back on first year with Orange County, Orange County hiring pace falls to 7-year low and In Little Saigon, scraping out a living, one home-cooked meal at a time.

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