Meet Irvine Council Candidates: Farrah Khan, Larry Agran, Lauren Johnson-Norris and Tammy Kim

Orange County ‘s voter sample ballots are moving out this week. On today’s show, we’re hanging out down ballot again with Irvine City Council candidates: Farrah Khan, running for mayor; and Larry Agran, Lauren Johnson-Norris, and Tammy Kim running for City Council. For the full hour they appear all at the same time.
Confirm your voter registration; study all ballot items for full voter participation; vote early.

Music credits: Greg Foat, “Symphonie Pacifique”; Jose Rizo “Descargo Ramon Banda”, Mongorama album.

http://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/KhanAgranN-JohnsonKimPOD9-28-20.mp3

Local Community Choice Energy Super Powers in Orange County

José Trinidad Castañeda, Climate Action Campaign organizer who’s taken over for Robin Ganahl in Orange County, offers a thorough review of how local municipal leadership is stepping up in ways that are already being institutionalized in surrounding counties. Resources for constituents include: https://www.cityofirvine.org/news-media/news-article/community-choice-energy and https://occleanpower.org.

https://www.kuci.org/podcastfiles/984/Castaneda1-21-20.mp3

The Planet, The 19th Amendment, and Voting in 2020

Three women weigh in just as we leap into a new and consequential year: Christina Shea, Mayor of Irvine (minute 1:01) ; Lisa Bartlett, Orange CountyBoard of Supervisor for the 5th District (minute 23:41); and Zoe Nicholson, scholar of Alice Paul the architect of the 19th Amendment and the ERA amendment (minute 39:19). The complete interview of Zoe Nicholson is available in a separate podcast of this same date. Happy New Year One and All!