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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 22, 2018
Today: Judge scolds County’s top attorney over Sheriff’s role in riverbed evictions; Mission Viejo City Council rejects district elections; seeks alternatives and Officials break ground on 1.6 billion gallon recycled water reservoir in south Orange County.
February 21, 2018
Today: More than 100 homeless people relocated in one day from Santa Ana riverbed; Orange County toll roads see record-breaking numbers in 2017 and Irvine to build new, $25.9 million animal shelter.
February 20, 2018
Today: Judge lifts temporary restraining order; County to begin clearing riverbed homeless; activists threaten to sue Steel and Rackauckas if they don’t pay back county for “Community Coffee” mailer and Heroes Hall veterans museum marks first anniversary.
February 16, 2018
Today: O.C. supervisors approve aid package to shelter riverbed homeless; California rents have risen to some of the nation’s highest, and Judge upholds cut in Bustamante’s pension over sex crimes
Feb. 15, 2018
"County finalizes agreement on evictions and temporary shelter for Santa Ana riverbed homeless," "Federal Judge David O. Carter takes four-hour walk through homeless encampment," "Santa Ana faces projected $17 million budget deficit by next fiscal year," and more.