Patt Morrison

<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. Hosted by

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Patt Morrison for January 3, 2012

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Suspect Arrested In Slew Of Los Angeles Arson Fires

Four-day arson nightmare ends after Burkhart arrest

"Our long, four-day nightmare is over," L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky told reporters Monday evening. No additional arson fires were set in the Los Angeles area after a reserve sheriff’s deputy detained 24-year-old Harry Burkhart of Hollywood on Monday morning.
Social Networking And Blogging Website Twitter
Say you work for a company and open a Twitter account, combining your name with the company’s, and reach out to followers on behalf of that company. Are the myriad followers you rack up tied to you as a personal entity, or to the company?
Iris Identification Used By Parents And Teachers To Protect Children In NJ Elementary School

Your computer will read your mind. No kidding.

On December 19, 2011, IBM unveiled its sixth annual “5 in 5” list, or five innovations that will change our lives within five years. What should you expect by 2016? Mind-reading, an end to junk mail, and (finally!) a farewell to the clumsy password system.
California State Parks

California to close a quarter of all state parks – then what?

New year... same budgetary problems in the Golden State. Unless drastic changes are made, a quarter of California’s state parks will close this summer due to the lack of $22 million in funds needed to keep 70 of them open.

The Yosemite Project: In four seasons

Millions of people have visited and photographed Yosemite National Park, but many of those visitors have not seen the park in all four seasons.

Recent Episodes from Patt Morrison

Patt Morrison for September 7, 2012

Broadcasting live from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, we check up on how President Obama's speech checks out. And Hollywood's been at the DNC – actors Richard Schiff and Beau Bridges riff on that enduring connection. Also, Comedy Congress’ big wrapup in Charlotte – Diane Sawyer talks about her age and Mike Dukakis talks about what ifs.

Patt Morrison for September 6, 2012

It’s old home day at the Democratic Convention... that is, if your home is California. The Golden State’s Attorney General Kamala Harris, southern California Congresswoman Judy Chu, and actor Richard Schiff, he is of "The West Wing" and a new political show called "Chasing the Hill." Plus, a post game analysis of former President Bill Clinton’s address to the Democratic troops.

Patt Morrison for September 5, 2012

We’ll hear the First Lady’s speech but what does her body language say? We’ll be reading it. And, what party muckety mucks are keeping away from President Obama and staying home from the Democrats’ big dance? We’ll do the Charlotte two step.

Patt Morrison for September 4, 2012

How do the conventions look to the rest of the world? And how well do foreigners understand the electoral college? We’re polyglot with the foreign press in Charlotte. And, what did Nancy Pelosi tell Comedy Congress about Clint Eastwood and his chair?

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