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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.