We’re still in the horse race free zone, folks; more important than ever with the punditry stifling worthy discussion about policy. Our first guest is Kim Bernice Nguyen, Garden Grove Council Member, running against: Andrew Do the incumbent, Miguel Polido, and Sergio Contreras, for the OC Board of Supervisors District 1 seat. This dist includes: Garden Grove, Santa Ana, Westminster and portions of Fountain Valley.
Then, in the second segment (minute 31:00), we will hear from Anaheim City Council Member Jordan Brandman, who will talk about his bid running for the open seat for Orange County Board of Education Area 4, which includes: La Habra, Brea, Fullerton, Placentia, Anaheim, and Buena Park.
Returning to AAL is O C Board of Supervisor District 3 incumbent and local attorney, Don Wagner, who won the Supervisorial seat in the 3/12/19 special election. District 3 includes portions of Anaheim and Irvine, as well as Anaheim Hills, Orange, Tustin, North Tustin, Villa Park, Yorba Linda, and unincorporated Silverado and Trabuco Canyons. He considers the budget, emergency housing in the housing mix, the 30 year backlog of sexual assault kits, Board of Supervisors’ relationship with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, and his campaign endorsements and financing.
Helping you out with your 3/3/20 ballot that you’ve received in the mail, we continue with local election coverage, in this horse race free zone! First we hear from Beckie Gomez, incumbent running for another term on the OC Board of Education’s Area 1; which includes: Garden Grove, Fountain Valley, Santa Ana and Tustin.
In the second segment (minute 27:52) we meet Paulette Chaffee running for Trustee on the OC Board of Education’s Area 4, which includes: La Habra, Brea, Fullerton, Placentia Anaheim, and Buena Park.
As we continue our focus on local candidates in the CA 3/3 Primary, we shall first hear from Ashleigh Aitken about her challenging the incumbent in the 3rd District of the Orange County Board of Supervisors. This district includes: portions of Anaheim and Irvine, Anaheim Hills, Orange, Tustin, North Tustin, Villa Park, Yorba Linda, and Silverado and Trabuco Canyons. She is a former federal prosecutor and part of the Leadership Council of the United to End Homelessness OC.
In the second segment (Minute 30:40), Ada Briceño; co-president of UNITE HERE Local 11, a hotel and resort workers’ union and Chair of the Orange County Democratic Party, posts us on organizing at John Wayne Airport, LAX, and Loyola Marymount University. Clergy Laity United For Economic Justice (CLUE), has all the details for showing up and supporting the workers this Thursday, 2/13, at John Wayne noon-4 p.m.: firstname.lastname@example.org or 661-373-8679. Details about UNITE HERE Local 11’s 3 day fast, 2/12-2/14, at LAX include: Fast begins 6 am 2/12 near 6901 W Imperial Highway, Inglewood; 2/13 fasters are available 9 am- 6 pm at LAX upper/departures level between Bradley and Terminal 4; 2/14 fasters continue at same site 1 pm after morning appearance at LA City Council, fast breaking ceremony 5:30 pm on this day.
As our vote-by-mail ballots are heading this week to our residences, OC Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley walks us through all the changes occurring here in the 3/3/2020 CA Primary. A good place to hang out during these next several weeks is: https://www.ocvote.com/vc/web/.
In the second segment (minute 28:27), Costa Mesa Mayor Katrina Foley (D) talks policy in her campaign for State Senate District #37, challenging incumbent John Moorlach (R). Join us as we cover state policies as they pertain to daunting trends. David Min (D) also challenging the incumbent, will be on next week’s show.