First guest will be Orange County’s newish Registrar of Voters Bob Page for our ritual coverage of election logistics as vote by mail ballots will be shipping their way to Californians’ homes. He offers a shopping list of tabs on https://ocvote.gov/ to register to vote, track your ballot, apply for voting center poll work, report improper activities pertaining to elections, and follow the results at 8:05 p.m. 11-8th. Hotlines to keep handy: 714-567-7600 or 888-OC VOTE.
In the second segment (minute 30:13) is Scott Hansen, one of six Irvine City Council candidates running for two seats; one open and the other challenging incumbent Anthony Kuo, who’s been invited to this show, but has not responded.
Music credits: Chimora, “African Americano,” Sounds of Africa- album; Brahms Symphony No.1, Marin Alsop conducting London Philharmonic Orchestra; Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, “Outbound,” Outbound – album.
Neal Kelley, retiring OC Registrar of Voters, will give us an exit interview. Other platforms are already doing this; the host will do it her way, sad as she is to do it this last time with him. Neal talks about the hiring process and the challenges ahead for his successor Bob Page.
In the second (minute 26:44), Mai Tran, communications strategist for Stop The Music, speaks about the conditions in Orange County Sheriff Barnes’ jails. The central concern is how the food served there is a confounding health problem. Their next meeting will be 2/24/22. More details are available at: https://www.stopthemusick.net/.
Music credits: Chimora, “Africano Americano,” Sounds of Africa- album; Leonard Berstein conduction Aaron Copeland’s Fanfare for the Common Man; James Emery Iliad Quartet, ” Turbulence,” Turbulence – album.