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.
We discuss the latest nominee to CA's Supreme Court. We talk about the newest festival in town celebrating the tomato. We learn how the Food Literacy Center is making an impact in South Sacramento. Plus, The Kimberly Trip Band is in studio.
Today on Insight, we talk about Stockton and the recent shootout. Author Chris Pedersen discusses her book about bullying. The Sierra Stage has a new production of "Peter Pan." Plus, Max Haft is in town after playing professionally in Europe.
The Political Junkie, Ken Rudin, is back. UC Davis Professor Peter Hays dissects the character of Ernest Hemingway on his 115th birthday. An avocado grower talks about the drought. Plus, Keith Lowell Jensen on mixing stand-up comedy and jazz.
CapRadio's Katie Orr explains why a federal judge ruled California’s death penalty unconstitutional. We have an archived interview with iconic guitarist Johnny Winter, who died Wednesday. And, British blues guitarist Matt Schofield previews his show.
How will the $500 fine for water wasters work? A Sacramento man is behind one of Weird Al Yankovic's new videos. Barry Lancet's Japantown is out on paperback. Plus, Gary Vercelli stops by for this week's Sound Advice.
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.