PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Friday, December 3, 2010
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1:00 – 1:30
1:30 – 2:00
Why can’t I get a veggie dog at Dodger Stadium?
There is nothing better than a hot dog and a beer at a baseball game, right? It’s become an American tradition, but does it need to change? No one wants to take away the greasy fries and nachos that are practically omnipresent at big venues like Dodger Stadium and the
Toni Yancey, M.D. MPH, Professor, Department of Health Services and Co-Director of the UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity at the UCLA School of Public Health
- She worked with the San Diego Padres to develop healthier food options at the ballpark.
Laura Broderick, senior vice president of brand development for the San Diego Padres
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- The stadium introduced healthier food options for their 2009 season. They have a “Fryer Fit” program which includes all their healthy menu items—turkey wrap, hummus, salad and fruit. They also offer a $5.00 kid’s meal which meets fed guidelines for fat and calorie content. They also have a Gluten Free program at the ball park.
UNCONFIRMED – do not promote
2:00 – 2:30
The Fate of Prop 8
The fate of Perry v. Schwarzenegger – the lawsuit challenging Proposition 8’s constitutionality - will be decided by a three-judge panel in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, convening this Monday at 10AM. Some gay marriage advocates worry that Perry v. Schwarzenegger seems fast tracked for the U.S. Supreme Court, forcing a national showdown on gay marriage. The political calculus of this hearing is complex. The 9th Circuit Court’s Judge Stephen Reinhardt is one of the most liberal judges on the courts of appeals, as well as one of the most reversed. Could a ruling favorable to gay marriage directly lead to a drastically different Supreme Court decision? Is it even safe to assume that the
Shannon Minter, Legal Director of the
Gary Gates, Williams Distinguished Scholar at The Williams Institute at the
2:30 – 3:00
A Renegade History Of The
Historian and cultural critic Thaddeus Russell asks a simple and shocking question with his new book, A Renegade History of The
Thaddeus Russell, Historian, cultural critic, and author of A Renegade History of The United States
Coming up next week –
Join LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and LA County Sheriff Lee Baca and me for an inside view of law and order in the southland, Wednesday evening, December 8th, at 7:00pm in the Crawford Family Forum. Come early and meet the four-legged members of the LAPD’s K-9 unit and find out about special programs like Lock It, Hide It, Keep It; iWATCH; Team Sheriff Racing; and the Sheriff’s bicycle safety program called BEAR. RSVP on the Patt Morrison page at KPCC–dot -org.