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.
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.
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.
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.
Prof. Keith Watenpaugh of UC Davis will give his perspective on the turmoil in Iraq. We speak with local growers gearing up for the California Hop Exchange. Plus, a lesson in the Yolo Causeway bats and how goats are being used as lawn mowers.
The Political Junkie Ken Rudin makes a rare Tuesday appearance on Insight. CapRadio's Rich Ibarra has more on the revelation that police gunfire killed robbery hostage Misty Holt-Sigh. Plus, author Rachel Carter and guitar star Ottmar Liebert.
The owner of Parducci Winery explains how he conserves water. Plus, The Sacramento Bee’s Sam McManis talks about being a travel writer. And actors from the Green Valley Theatre Company perform a scene from the “The Light in the Piazza.”
CapRadio's Ben Adler is in for Capitol Chat. Plus, a UCLA professor talks about new research linking urban river parkways to improved public health. And Sacramento News and Review’s Janelle Bitker explains the jump in local electronica musicians.
International trade adviser Jock O’Connell explains what Gov. Jerry Brown’s trip to Mexico can do. A UC Davis professor discusses the complications that could come with neutering a dog. And, singer Catherine Russell talks about her new album.
Winery owners in El Dorado and Amador Counties talk about the Sand Fire. The head of the California State Fair explains how this year’s fair set new attendance records. And, the American Cheese Society’s annual convention is in Sacramento this week.
The Political Junkie gives his take on the governor's visit to Mexico. We learn how Cal Poly Pomona students are rethinking California's state parks. Plus, we discuss seafood safety and Fair Oaks Theater production's Les Miserables.
Sacramento's city council is considering the proposed McKinley Village housing development in East Sacramento. Supporters say it would be smart urban infill. But opponents say it would put too many homes in the area.
Beth's week in Russia was supposed to be a vacation, but she couldn't keep from interviewing interesting people... like Dieter Ruehle, organist at the Sochi hockey venue. He even gave Beth and a CBC colleague a demonstration.