Patt Morrison for February 28, 2012

The L.A. Police Commission approved changes to the impound policy for unlicensed drivers. Did the previous LAPD impound policy discriminate against undocumented immigrants? Patt discusses the issue with KPCC reporter Frank Stoltze.
Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney Campaigns In Michigan Ahead Of State's Primary
Today, voters in Arizona and Michigan go to the polls to pick their favorite candidate in the ongoing Republican primary season. The two frontrunners, Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney, are essentially neck-and-neck at the national level going into today’s primaries, but voters in these two states could be setting the stage for next week’s Super Tuesday contests, and determining how long the battle for the nomination will go on.
Exterior view of Los Angeles City Hall

How corrupt is Los Angeles?

Is Southern California one of the most corrupt regions in the country? A new study from the University of Illinois has ranked Los Angeles as the second most corrupted city in the U.S.

Tween girls ask YouTube viewers 'Am I pretty?'

In one of the most disturbing Internet trends yet, young girls between the ages of 11 and 13 are posting videos asking for compliments – or insults – via YouTube.
Aren’t there studies about what happens when rats run out of water, or food, or space – and turn on their fellow rats? What if that were to happen in the United States, the land of plenty? Could we be looking at a breakdown of everyday social services? Author Thomas Byrne Edsall poses these questions and investigates the answers in his book, “The Age of Austerity: How Scarcity Will Remake American Politics.
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