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Newport incumbents refuse to let us hold their Feet to the Fire


 Much preparation goes into the Feet to the Fire series every election season as my partners John Canalis , and Norberto Santana Jr talk even backstage the night of events going over last minute details .

And Friday’s Feet to the Fire Forum at Orange Coast College is no different as we will tackle issues facing Newport Beach.

The candidates running for council are: Tim Stoaks facing Mayor Marshall “Duffy” Duffield;
Joy Brenner opposing Councilman Scott Peotter; Roy Englebrecht challenging Councilman
Kevin Muldoon; and Mike Glenn running against Councilwoman Diane Dixon.

Unlike Costa Mesa’s Feet to the Fire on Monday, where every candidate welcomed the

opportunity to appear, incumbents Dixon, Muldoon, Peotter and Duffield declined.

In today's column I talk about this and more.

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Don't miss Newport's Candidates as they join in a lively discussion Monday Sept. 21 at Orange Coast College Robert B Moore Theater. 6-6:45 Meet and Greet candidates. 
Feet to Fire starts at 7PM.  All are welcome. We'll also be streaming live on the Feet to the Fire Forum YouTube channel.

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