Tune in NPR radio affiliate KPCC, 89.3 FM, Thursday at a new time, 11:40 a.m., for the Orange County Journalists Roundtable on AirTalk with host Larry Mantle, this week featuring OC Weekly’s Gustavo Arellano, The Orange County Register’s Teri Sforza and Voice of OC Editor-in-Chief Norberto Santana Jr.

This week’s topics include:

  • Updates on the controversy regarding a private investigator who tailed Costa Mesa City Councilman Jim Righeimer and triggered a questionable drunk driving check at the councilman’s house.
  • Questions raised over the form of Anaheim City Council candidate Steve Lodge’s name on the ballot.
  • Costa Mesa’s labor contract negotiations ordinance.
  • Whether Republicans have a chance in the Irvine City Council races this year.
  • District Attorney Tony Rackauckas’ move to establish a public integrity unit for Orange County.

The broadcast can be heard live online (click “Listen Live”), heard later online or downloaded as a podcast.

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