Insight With Beth Ruyak

Hosted By Beth Ruyak

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


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LATEST SHOW | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Insight: Capitol Chat / Sound Advice Hey Listen! / Cities You Wish You Were From

A recap of Governor Brown’s cap and trade deal signing into law in this week’s Capital Chat. Hey Listen! host Nick Brunner brings an eclectic mix of new music in this week’s Sound Advice. And the band Cities You Wish You Were From performs live.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

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Insight: Homeowner Wildfire Insurance / 'Toxic Taps' / Kushman By The Bottle / Bandella

Homeowner insurance for wildfires is a question for many who could be affected by the Wall Fire; a new series details California's many water crises; the state fair is a win for the wine industry and former astronauts prepare for a show in Winters.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

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Insight: Wall Fire Update / Texas Vs. California / Science Of Tea / Musician Dave Bass

The status of the Wall Fire is updated; the often hotly contested rivalry between California and Texas is explained; a researcher brings to light the science of tea and a former deputy attorney general talks about his return to jazz music.

Monday, July 10, 2017

San Francisco Bicycle Coalition / Flickr

Insight: Political Junkie / Gray Wolf Pups / Tour De Fat

Political Junkie Ken Rudin recaps the G20 Summit; gray wolves descendant of a famous wolf were spotted and Tour de Fat's music and circus extravaganza aims to benefit the Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates.

Friday, July 7, 2017

Insight: Daniel Hahn / SCOTUS Term Review / Davis Shakespeare Festival

Roseville Police Chief Daniel Hahn talks about his possible new role as Sacramento police chief; UC Davis Law professors review the 2016-2017 SCOTUS term and the Davis Shakespeare Festival returns with two new shows.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Insight: Regional Transit / A Year At Encina / Sound Advice

Henry Li of Regional Transit discusses challenges and goals for public transportation; a year-long documentary at Encina High School is examined and California WorldFest comes to Grass Valley for its 21st year of music.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Insight: Political Junkie / End Of Life Law Reflection / PolitiFact California

We return to our regular programming with a full hour of politics, starting with Political Junkie Ken Rudin, followed by lawmakers' reflections on the End of Life Law and a fact check on rising crime based on a statement by Assemblyman Travis Allen.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

Insight Special Broadcast: Past, Present And Future Of LGBT Rights

In observance of Pride Month, we revisit our Insight special discussing the presence of LGBT rights and its influence in today's society.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

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Insight: Capitol Chat / Stories On Stage / The Rosemary Metrailer Story / Sound Advice

Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler hosts Capitol Chat; Vanessa Hua is June's Stories on Stage featured author; a documentary focuses on Sacramento LGBT history and Hey, Listen! host Nick Brunner highlights music for this week's Sound Advice.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

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Insight: Feinstein And Harris / End Of Life / Music Circus / Debop

California U.S. Senators make a splash during Russian investigations; a local journalist talks about his mother choosing the End of Life option; theater critics recap "Beauty and the Beast" and modern jazz group Debop plays live in studio.