<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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Navigating L.A.'s Food Deserts

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Los Angeles' markets have a cornucopia of fabulous food – but not in certain ZIP codes. In a city with some great food, poor neighborhoods have some very limited food choices, ones that affect not only their diets, but their health. Patt surveys L.A.'s food deserts -where are they, what causes them and what can be done to stop them? Summer may be children's favorite time of the year, but it could also be the culprit behind our kid's falling behind in school. And speaking of education, what about those 241 teachers fired in D.C.? Underperforming teachers were given the boot in exchange for higher salaries.