Friday, July 10, 2009

Patt Morrison for Mon 7/13/09


Monday, July 13, 2009

1-3 p.m.



1:00 – 1:30

Grilled Sotomayor…it’s Nutritious & Delicious!

Sure Monday kicks off the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, but the real heat comes on day two when Senators get a potential 9+ hours to question the judge.  From her history of allegedly “racialist” and “gender-biased” comments to the background politics haunting the old Democrat vs. Republican rivalry, we look ahead to day 2 and the grilling of Sotomayor.





1:30 - 2:00



2:00 – 2:30

This is Your Brain Country on Drugs

Did you know, past U.S. anti-drug campaigns actually encouraged drug use? Or that the meth epidemic—the one that seems to be finding its way into news headlines and popular culture everywhere you look, actually peaked long, long ago? Journalist Ryan Grim is here with these truths and more, about our country on drugs.


Ryan Grim, This Is Your Country On Drugs: The Secret History of Getting High in America




2:30 – 3:00


Is there an innovative, eco-friendly and practical way to re-imagine suburbia? The gauntlet has been thrown down by Dwell magazine and What would you do with the vacant car-dealership in your neighborhood? Wouldn’t those display windows make for a great greenhouse? We talk design, suburban planning and forward thinking with the men and woman that make it happen.


Jill Fehrenbacher, founder and editor-in-chief of



Fritz Haeg, founder, Edible Estates


Rick Cole, City Manager for the City of Ventura



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