<em>Patt Morrison</em> is known for its innovative discussions of local politics and culture, as well as its presentation of the effects of national and world news on Southern California.
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Patt Morrison for September 12, 2011

Disgruntled teacher represented in sculpture form.
Disgruntled teacher represented in sculpture form.
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The roots of the LAPD go back 150 years – and its future could lie in gadgets far more advanced than guns. The new high tech world of policing and more matters for the first badge, Charlie Beck, on "Ask the Chief." And – the school bells have rung for LAUSD classes, and they’re ringing in reform, too. What does that word mean? An audience of teachers and parents in a back and forth with LAUSD leaders, next time at one o’clock.