Patt Morrison for April 14, 2006

Now the housing market is doing what?

The median home price has hit a new high of over half a million dollars. This, while new home construction has slowed. Generally these trends run counter to one another. So is the bubble bursting, leveling off, or rising? Jack Kyser, Chief Economist, Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation, and Robert Kleinhenz, Deputy Chief Economist, California Association of Realtors join to Patt to shed some light on the housing market. For more information visit: Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation or California Association of Realtors

Fear and loathing at tax time

More people would rather endure a root canal, get a job performance review, or weigh themselves after the holiday than complete their taxes, according to a recent poll on About.com. Patt Morrison is joined by William Perez, a former IRS tax specialist with a special interest in helping people get out of tax trouble, to talk about the intensity of Americans dread of tax season and offer some practical help for the ultimate tax procrastinators. Joseph Bankman, co-developer of California's ReadyReturn pilot project and professor at Stanford Law School, joins the discussion to talk about the state's program, which has the potential to reduce the burden of filing taxes for up to 3 million Californians.

British Invasion - Bill Bailey Live

Comedian and musician Bill Bailey, known as the bearded wizard, brings his off-the-wall humor to Los Angeles in his West Coast debut. He shares laughs and stories in studio with Patt.
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