Bernie Sanders Comes to Irvine Sunday

Guess who's coming to Irvine and Anaheim?
Guess who's coming to Irvine and Anaheim?
Kevin Warn/OC Weekly

UPDATE, MAY 21, 10:10 A.M.: First, the original post neglected to include the link to RSVP to the A Future to Believe in Irvine, California Rally, so click here all of you who have been emailing me: go.berniesanders.com/Irvine.

Meanwhile, the Bernie Sanders campaign just announced there will also be a rally in Anaheim on Tuesday, and for this one you need a ticket. Doors open at 7 a.m. at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim Ballroom on the third floor, 800 W. Katella Ave. The program begins at 10 a.m. Tickets can be had by clicking on go.berniesanders.com/Anaheim. For security reasons, do not bring bags and limit what you carry to small, personal items like keys and cell phones. Weapons, sharp objects, chairs, and signs or banners on sticks will not be allowed through security. The public entrance is from Grand Plaza (Hotel Way and Convention Way). Parking is available for a fee in lots surrounding the Convention Center. Use the Anaheim Convention Center Grand Plaza stop on bus routes 4, 5, 18, 19 and 22. Use the Convention Center Arena Bus Station stop on bus route 9. Use the Katella-Convention Center Bus Station stop on bus routes 50 and 83.

ORIGINAL POST, MAY 20, 9:09 A.M.: Bernie Sanders swings into Irvine Sunday evening to seek Democratic presidential primary votes, his campaign announced.

The Irvine Meadows Amphitheater rally was just added to the SoCal schedule that includes a stop in National City Saturday and another in Vista Sunday afternoon.

Doors open at 3 p.m. for the Sunday rally at 8808 Irvine Center Drive. The program is set to begin at 6 p.m.

"Sanders will discuss a wide range of issues, including getting big money out of politics, his plan to make public colleges and universities tuition-free, combating climate change and ensuring universal health care," his campaign says.

The event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are strongly encouraged as seating will be first come, first served. For security reasons, do not bring bags and limit what you bring to small, personal items like keys and cell phones. Weapons, sharp objects, chairs, and signs or banners on sticks will not be allowed through security.

Also carpool: Limited parking will be available on site for $10 (cash only).

Monday is the last day to register for the June 7 primary.


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