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 July 27, 2012

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Wal-Mart’s new Neighborhood Market opens in Huntington Beach

The name Wal-Mart can be polarizing. For some, it’s their Graceland. For others, it’s a low-paying, anti-union juggernaut that robs mom-and-pop stores of their customers. Regardless of your feelings towards the company, they are persistent, and there’s a new strategy afoot.
The Great Britain Rhythmic Gymnastics Team Prepare For The Olympics

The Olympic event of ‘town planning’?

There are some official Olympic sports like rhythmic gymnastics, synchronized diving and curling that are not always the most highly regarded. While some doubt the importance of these sports as Olympic events, there have been official events in the history of the Olympics that are downright absurd.

Using Craigslist for…everything

Imagine you have no money, no friends, no car, and no house. Imagine you have nothing but a computer and a connection to Craiglist.
Gun sales are up in California
The Department of Justice estimates that as many as 725,000 rifles, pistols and shotguns may be purchased by California residents this year, nearly doubling the amount purchased five years ago.
Colorado Community Mourns In Aftermath Of Deadly Movie Theater Shooting
Like many Americans, some of Aurora’s 58 wounded did not have health insurance, and now face huge medical bills. No one knows the exact number of how many of the shooting victims lack health insurance, but nearly one in three Coloradans have inadequate or no health insurance at all.
Producer Joe's list of things he would save in a fire

What would you save in a house fire?

It’s an age-old conundrum incited by a question that everyone dearly hopes remains hypothetical. Its also the question posed by a new book by Foster Huntington called “The Burning House.”

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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