Patt Morrison KPCC Contributor
In addition to the Times, Patt is read, heard, and seen in many other places. She is a regular commentator on National Public Radio's "Morning Edition" and has published a bestselling book on the Los Angeles River.
Morrison is frequently interviewed about Southern California on the BBC and other television and radio programs, and was a founding host of "Life & Times" on KCET-TV, for which she won six Emmys and six Golden Mike awards.
A Senior Fellow in the Luskin School of Public Affairs at UCLA, Morrison was featured on the cover of "TALKERS Magazine" as one of the ‘’heavy hundred’’ of the nation’s talk radio hosts – a first for a public radio host.
Among her other honors: Pink's, the famous Los Angeles hot dog stand, has a veggie dog named after her!
Stories by Patt Morrison
Cal Worthington originally wanted to fly planes, just as he had in World War II. Instead, he had to settle for becoming the best-known car salesman in the West.
Harry Dean Stanton has appeared in almost 200 films including Cool Hand Luke, Godfather Part 2, Alien, Missouri Breaks, Pretty in Pink, Rango, and The Green Mile.
If I had a nickel for every time someone was planning yet another makeover of Pershing Square, I’d have … let’s say 55 cents.
Patt's late-summer outfit mixes the perfect L.A. accessory with shoes a queen would love.
Why do we eat the food we do at breakfast? Most of it we’d almost never eat for lunch or dinner: pancakes, bacon, french toast or waffles. Patt Morrison reports.
It’s the Big Apple versus the Big Orange, the big city bustle New York versus the allure of Los Angeles and Southern California.
What shall we call this color scheme? How about ‘Manhattan Mermaid’? The petrel blues, the turquoises, the aquas – and then that uptown/downtown black, in this case a black linen duster over a Peter Max-style splashy-print silk dress.
Patt Morrison visits the gem vault at the Natural History Museum to get a look a their mysterious ring.
Ruby Wax confronts depression and mental illness in her one-woman show 'Still Out Of Her Mind.'
No Britneys or Ashleys or Apples or Harpers or Averys, no Trevors or Ians or Seans. KPCC's Patt Morrison speculates on the possible baby names, and gives us their historical significance.
KPCC's Patt Morrison spoke with some British ex-pats at a retirement community in Sierra Madre about their predictions for Kate Middleton's baby.
John Hodgman is the writer and “The Daily Show” humorist who likes to portray himself as the unchallenged expert on any aspect of life. He is not. And this one, a biggie, he also got wrong.
Disneyland began selling a version of the Tonto headdress dreamed up by Johnny Depp for "The Lone Ranger." You’re going to be seeing a lot of these between now and Halloween.
Who is that guy sitting courtside? NBA super fan James Goldstein talks about his love of fashion, architecture and basketball.
There are so many things I like about this dress, but mostly it’s the gaily asymmetrical floral design that caught my eye.