2017 California-Pacific Triennial at OCMA AND Disparaging Clauses at Work

Los Angeles artist, Beatriz Cortez and Assistant Curator Alyssa Cordova, consider what’s on view at the Orange County Museum of Art’s “2017 California Pacific Triennial, Building as Ever,” on exhibit now through September 3rd. For hours, location, and upcoming events consult their website: http://www.ocma.net/.

The second segment (min 27:25) covers the latest in sexual harassment workplace issues with local employment attorney Teresa McQueen. Our focus is mainly on the intricacies of the disparagement clause in contract agreements, trending a bit in Silicon Valley and possibly in an office very near you. Ms. McQueen will be launching in September a monthly podcast entitled “Workplace Perspective,” covering employment law, HR issues, business etiquette, and workplace civility. It will be available on her firm’s website: http://saffirelegal.com/.

“Cramming for Finals” the Aulenbach Way AND Citizenship Fairs, Care of OCCORD

Reverend Dr. Bil Aulenbach offers his refreshing and affirming new book entitled, “Cramming for Finals; New Ways of Looking at Old Church Ideas,” published by Summitt Run Press. Copies of his book are available from your favorite independent book dealer or on his website: http://peacelovejoyhope.com/.

During the second segment (min 33:18), it is an opportune time to talk with Joese Hernandez, of Orange County Communities Organized for Responsible Development (OCOCRD), in advance of the 7-22-17 Citizenship Fair. The next ones will be held on 7-26-17, 8-2-17, 8-5-17, and 8-26-17. More will be scheduled in the future. Information about these and other gratifying opportunities to help out, is available at: http://www.occord.org/. In his spare time, Joese hosts a podcast, “ITZ Happenin Radio Show,” transmitted on Facebook live every Monday night at 9 p.m. (PT).

Cannabis Under the Political, Cultural, and Legal Microscope

UCI neurobiology and anatomy Professor Daniele Piomelli, along with UCI Law School faculty and State Sen. (ret) Joe Dunn, take up the cutting edge of research and institution building around CA’s statewide approval of the legalization of cannabis, Propositions 215 (medicinal use) and 64 (recreational use).

Veterans Deported and Off Our Radar? AND Not So Silent on Reciprocity and Silencers

Congressman Lou Correa from CA 46th Dist., serving on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, while back in his district over this Fourth of July Recess, offers his experiences meeting in Tijuana with veterans who’ve been deported. The ironies of their status are many.

In the second segment, (min 29:00) amidst many breaking news items, OC Chapter of the Brady Campaign for the Prevention of Gun Violence board members Charles and Mary Leigh Blek consider NRA initiatives staunching diminished sales, court rulings, and the latest state and federal legislation. Of crucial importance is legislation co-sponsored by Congresswoman Walters and Congressman Royce, HR38, The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act. The Bleks offer this email to which one can requests alerts on legislative developments: orangecounty@bradymail.org; and for general information about their organization: http://www.bradycampaign.org/content/orange-county-brady-campaign-chapter?ms=CAOCChapter.