Irvine Watchdog Featured on KUCI’s Ask A Leader with Claudia Shambaugh

On April 6th and 13th, 2021, Claudia Shambaugh, host of KUCI 88.9FM’s Ask A Leader podcast, aired a two-part series with Branda Lin, co-founder of Irvine Watchdog. KUCI is a volunteer, non-profit radio station broadcasting free from the University of California Irvine.

Part 1 discusses the formation of Irvine Watchdog, the organization, and following campaign money, which can be heard here starting at the 31:41 minute mark. Here is a transcript of the Part 1 interview.

Part 2 goes deeper to discuss All American Asphalt, the Great Park Advisory Committee, and the need for public benefits in Irvine, and can be heard here starting at the 29:30 minute mark.

Other episodes

  • April 27, 2021 – Branda Lin discussed the City Council resolution on anti-Asian hate and the Council’s proposals toward expending $53 million from the American Rescue Plan Act.
  • May 25, 2021 – In the second segment (minute 37:16), Joshua Block of Associated Students of UCI and Branda Lin of Irvine Watchdog, explore the possibilities in districted-elections in the City of Irvine.