PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
CALL-IN @ 866-893-5722, 866-893-KPCC; OR JOIN THE CONVERSATION ONLINE ON THE PATT MORRISON BLOG AT KPCC-DOT-ORG
1:00 – 1:30
1:30 – 2:00
Ticketmaster scheduled to refund ‘processing’ fees to its customers
If you’ve gone to a concert in the last twenty years, you’re probably had to shell out some money for a ‘processing’ fee, which is generally imposed for the convenience of being able to buy your tickets on-line or over-the-phone. It turns out Ticketmaster was charging its customers a little too much for those fees and may have to refund some of that money to its customers. How much? According to a recently proposed class-action settlement, customers could get $1.50 for up to 17 tickets purchased between Oct. 21, 1999 and Oct. 19, 2011. Ticket purchasers will receive email notification that they are eligible for the refund. The settlement doesn’t prevent Ticketmaster from profiting off those “processing fees,” it simply requires the mega ticketing company to note it on their website. Customers can only use two credits at a time and they aren’t redeemable at concerts venues owned by AEG Live. Matthew Cameron, a
2:00 – 2:20
2:20 – 2:40
One week, no power – aftermath of
As of Tuesday night, Aizita Magana and her neighbors still had no power. It went out last Wednesday in their South Pasadena neighborhood during what many have dubbed Windpocalypse—some of the strongest Santa Ana winds the area has seen in over thirty years. Last week Southern California Edison told Aizita it might take a week to get her power back on. She thought they were joking. The irony of it all? She works in emergency preparedness and response for the county. Patt asks her what she’s learned, what she wishes she’d known and what she’d do differently. We also want to hear your stories. Did the winds affect you? Are you still without power? Call in with your experience.
Aizita Magana (eye-ZEE-tah), resident of
Levon Jihanian (luh-VAWN jee-HAH-nee-uhn), a neighbor of Aizita’s who, with his pregnant wife, have been staying in their home since last Wednesday night without power
- They stayed in their home because they didn’t want to leave their cat alone.
- The cat and a large pile of blankets have been keeping them warm.
2:40 – 3:00
70th Anniversary of
Steven Gillon, professor of History at the University of Oklahoma, as well as Resident Historian for The History Channel, and the author of Pearl Harbor: FDR Leads the Nation into War.