Battle lines are being drawn as state and local officials ready for legal fights with the Trump administration on everything from immigration to marijuana to healthcare to global warming. What are the key flashpoints and is there room — on infrastructure spending, say — for compromise? Former California Attorney General and Treasurer Bill Lockyer, Orange County Register opinion editor Brian Calle and Lincoln Club director Clare Venegas discuss, analyze and debate.
Former Irvine Mayor Beth Krom looks back at her career with Rick Reiff talking about the battle against a regional airport in Irvine along with the challenges of the Great Park and life beyond public office.
Eric Beach, a Costa Mesa political consultant, tells Rick Reiff how he launched the Great America PAC to help get Donald Trump elected President. Beach gives an insider’s account of a wild election campaign and opines on why Trump won and Hillary Clinton lost. He also discusses how his PAC will continue to promote Trump and his issues.
Voice of OC heads into court this week on a public records case spurred by Supervisor Todd Spitzer’s arrest of a man at a Wahoo’s restaurant last year. Meanwhile, there are more shake-ups inside Spitzer’s county office.
Bill Lockyer, former State Treasurer, Attorney General, Senate Leader and Michael Capaldi Chairman Emeritus of the Lincoln Club, discuss the race for Barbara Boxer’s open U.S. Senate seat on “Inside OC with Rick Reiff” airing on PBS SoCal and Cox.
Mike Harrah, Santa Ana’s biggest landlord, discusses two major projects he plans for the city — One Broadway Plaza and redevelopment of the Orange County Register site — with Rick Reiff on Inside OC on PBS SoCal and Cox.
Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens talks to Rick Reiff about beating breast cancer, seeking re-election, investigating the recent jail break and downplays the ongoing jail snitch scandal among many other things in a wide ranging, two part video interview.