Voice of OC on KPCC: Honda Center Layoffs, a Dry-Ice ‘Bomb’ and More

We joined our partners at KPCC 89.3 FM again this week for the Orange County Journalists Roundtable on AirTalk with host Larry Mantle.

This week’s segment, which aired at 11:40 a.m. Thursday, featured Orange County Register reporter Teri Sforza, KPCC reporter Ben Bergman and Voice of OC reporter Nick Gerda.

The topics included:

  • Monday’s deadly car accident in Newport Beach that killed five high-schoolers.
  • The Disneyland employee who allegedly dropped a dry-ice “bomb” into a trash can.
  • The ongoing controversy over a mass layoff at the Honda Center.
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer’s call for a federal criminal investigation of management at the San Onofre nuclear plant.
  • Air quality regulators’ proposal to ban beach bonfires in Orange and Los Angeles counties.

Click here to listen to the full segment. The broadcast can be downloaded as a podcast.