A daily, in-depth interview program providing context and background to the issues that face our region.

9am and 8pm Monday - Friday.

Today's Show

Sep 02  Insight: The Political Junkie Goes West / News Network: Election Season / Tech In The Classroom / Visions Of The Wild

The Political Junkie checks in as the election season begins. Columnist Dan Walters has a wrap-up of the state's legislative session. Plus, how one school district incorporates tech into the classroom and an upcoming festival in Vallejo.

Recent Shows

Aug 29  Insight: Capitol Chat: End Of Session / Bills By Law Students / "Death Row All Stars" / Element Brass Band

CapRadio's Katie Orr talks about the last minute crunch at the Capitol before the legislative session ends this weekend. Author Chris Enss tells true stories from her new book. And the Element Brass Band performs their New Orleans jazz.

Aug 28  Insight: Darrell Steinberg / Worldwide Seismic Activity / Tribes At Capitol Stage / Sound Advice: Blue Dog Jam

Darrell Steinberg reflects on his time in the legislature. The director of Reno’s Seismological Laboratory explains the science behind earthquakes. An actor with Capital Stage’s new play talks about his struggle with hearing loss.
Mohammad Hannon / AP

Aug 27  Insight: US Airstrikes In Syria / Anthony Marra / Pet Tales: Disasters / Alex Nelson

Expert Keith Watenpaugh explains the pros and cons of potential US airstrikes in Syria. Pet expert Gina Spadafori has tips for preparing your animal friends for disaster. Plus, award-winning author Anthony Marra and a performance from Alex Nelson.
Noah Berger / AP

Aug 26  Insight: Napa Earthquake Impact On Wine Businesses / News Network: Davis / James Rollins / The Simpsons Marathon

Wine experts explain how the Napa earthquake impacts wine production. Jeff Hudson talks about the controversy in Davis after the police received a military vehicle. Author James Rollins is back with a new book. An expert on “The Simpsons” stops by.
Noah Berger / AP

Aug 25  Insight: Napa Quake / The Political Junkie / Sacramento Delegation to Ferguson / James Brown Film Producer

Insight discusses how businesses can recover after the Napa earthquake. The Political Junkie Ken Rudin checks in. Plus, a Sacramento faith-based group returns from Ferguson and the local connection in the latest James Brown biopic.

Aug 21  Insight: Capitol Chat / SB270: Plastic Bag Ban / In The Footsteps Of Greatness / Sound Advice: Devin Yamanaka

Opposing sides of a bill that would ban plastic grocery bags outline their positions. Author and endurance athlete Josh Mathe talks about running the 212-mile John Muir trail. And Devin Yamanaka has this week's Sound Advice.

Aug 20  Insight: Mail-In Ballot Study / Capitol Weekly Top 100 List / La Cage Aux Folles / The Mike Justis Band

We discuss a study about the state's mail-in ballot process and Capitol Weekly's list of the 100 most powerful non-elected people at the state capitol. Plus, actors from Music Circus' "La Cage Aux Folles" and the Mike Justis Band are in-studio.
Abbas Dulleh / AP

Aug 19  Insight: News Network / UC Davis Ebola Research / The Yoga Of Food / Sacramento Film and Music Festival

A UC Davis veterinarian explains how a virus like Ebola can transfer from animals to humans, and how small changes can prevent the spread of disease. Plus, a psychologist explains how yoga can change your relation to food.
Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Aug 18  Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Linked Learning / Senior League Baseball / Art Deco Society: Jazz Lecture

On Insight, we discuss a new method for teaching called Linked Learning, seniors get into the competitive spirit in a special league for them and the Sacramento Art Deco Society hosts a jazz lecture. Ken Rudin puts the latest news in perspective.

Aug 14  Insight: Capitol Chat / The Stagecoach / Sound Advice: Cale Wiggins / Lila Downs

CapRadio's Ben Adler talks about the new $7.5 billion water bond that lawmakers and the governor agreed on. An author discusses a book about an Old West icon, the stagecoach. Plus music from Lila Downs and Sound Advice with Cale Wiggins.
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