In this extra 10-30-18 podcast of AAL, my guest is Irvine City Council Candidate, Farrah Khan. She is the co-founder of First Drops an interfaith organization for parents of young children and is the Executive Director for a non-profit: Newport Mesa Irvine Interfaith Council.
As we continue coverage of the Irvine City Council elections, this is the final, live installment. The first guest is Kev Abazajian, UCI astrophysicist and Director for the Center for Cosmology. In the second segment (minute 29:00), is urban planner Frank McGill.
We continue local election coverage with Irvine City Council candidates: Carried O’Malley, Irvine Transportation Commission Vice-Chair; and (minute 28:26) Jaci Woods, Irvine real estate broker at Seven Gables.
Lauren Johnson-Norris, local attorney and Irvine Community Services Commissioner, makes her case for why she should fill one of the two open seats on the Irvine City Council.
In the second segment (min 29:21), Rebecca Newman, president of the League of Women Voters of Orange Coast offers the pros and cons of the California statewide propositions. Useful resources for voters include: https://votersedge.org/ca, https://cavotes.org/news/our-pros-and-cons-ballot-measures-online-now-english-and-spanish, and http://cal-access.sos.ca.gov/.
Jennifer Koh, immigration attorney and professor at Western State College of Law, takes up Irvine Mayor Don Wagner’s resolution pertaining to SB 54, the CA Values Act. Postponed, the resolution is once again on the City Council agenda the same day as this show, 10-9-18. Its agenda Item 4.1 may begin at 5 p.m., at the City Council Chambers The legal and political implications of this resolution will be considered. 949-724-6205 is the City Clerk’s number.
In the second segment (min 30:00), is Mike Levin, Congressional candidate for CA’s 49th District spanning Southern Orange County and Northern San Diego County. He talks policy: the ACA, governmental incentives toward managing climate change, the Tax Overhaul of 2017, and the Consumer Protection Bureau, among other topics.
We begin electoral coverage with a CA State Senator Kevin de León, challenging incumbent US Senate Diane Feinstein in this year’s general election on November 6th.
In the second segment (min 24:30), OC Registrar of Voters, Neal Kelley weighs in with how he’s managing this year’s midterm election; it’s the ritual, we have elections – we talk to Neal. Important voter information is available on his always improving website: https://www.ocvote.com/. On November 6th the office can be reached by phone at: 714-567-7600.