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.


Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
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LATEST SHOW | Monday, December 10, 2018

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Insight: Political Junkie / The Future Of The GOP / Butte County Recovers / Article 26 Backpack Project On Human Rights Day

The Political Junkie fills us in on the Mueller investigation. We look at the future of the Republican Party. Reporter Marc Albert tells us about recovery efforts after the Camp Fire. We get an update on the Article 26 Backpack project.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Insight: Keys To The House / Hope Cooperative / Fresher Sacramento / Misner & Smith

We look at California's seven flipped House seats. The Hope Cooperative tells us about their new program for homeless youth. Fresher Sacramento explains their new program to bring nutritious food to Meadowview. Misner & Smith perform.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

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Insight: Wildfire Insurance / Christmas Trees And Forest Management / Jessica Malone Releases Live Album / Sound Advice

The state Insurance Department tells us about navigating policies after wildfire. Could Christmas trees help forest management? Musician Jessica Malone previews her live album. K-ZAP's Dennis Newhall join us for Sound Advice.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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Insight: News Network / UC Davis Children's Hospital's New Podcast / Tre Burt Performs / Sacramento Choral Society Holiday Concert

Nick Miller and Bob Moffitt join us for News Network to talk about the conflict between Sacramento's Inspector General, Sheriff and Board of Supervisors. We preview the UC Davis Children's Hospital's new podcast. Folk musician Tre Burt performs.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

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Insight: Capitol Chat / Butte County Goes Back To School / Remembering Paul Sherwen

Ben Adler joins us to talk about the beginning of the 2018-2019 Legislative session. We talk with officials about Paradise students' first day back at school after the Camp Fire. We remember cycling commentator Paul Sherwen after his death Sunday.

Monday, December 3, 2018

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Insight: Political Junkie / Butte County Goes Back To School / Author Andy Furillo

The Political Junkie shares his memories of the late former President George H.W. Bush. Reporter Ricardo Cano tells us about Butte County students returning to school after the Camp Fire. Author Andy Furillo shares his debut novel, "The First Year."

Thursday, November 29, 2018

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Insight: Camp Fire Recovery / Valadao-Cox House Race / Sacramento Region Quality Of Life Survey / Sound Advice

The CalOES Director fills us in on wildfire recovery. We talk about a surprise cliffhanger in a Central Valley House race. Valley Vision tells us about a new survey on Sacramento life. Hey, Listen! Host Nick Brunner joins us for Sound Advice.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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Insight: PolitiFact California / Sierra Snow Forecast / University Of The Pacific Medicare Clinic / Stand Up Sacramento Comedy Showcase

Chris Nichols from PolitiFact California discusses tear gas on the border. We talk about this week's Sierra snow forecast. The University of the Pacific tell us about their Medicare clinics. Stand Up Sacramento previews tonight's comedy showcase.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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Insight: News Network / Disaster Risks After Wildfire / Miracle On 34th Street / The Philharmonik

Reporter Pauline Bartolone tells us how Camp Fire victims are handling the aftermath. A forestry specialist talks about the risks of landslides after wildfires. We preview "Miracle on 34th Street." The Philharmonik gives us a peek at his debut album.

Monday, November 26, 2018

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Insight: Camp Fire Update / Camp Fire Victim Aid / Political Junkie / Cities You Wish You Were From

Cal Fire's Michael Mohler gives us an update on the Camp Fire. Volunteers from UC Davis Health tell us about aiding injured and sick Camp Fire evacuees. The Political Junkie talks about the new climate report. Cities You Wish You Were From performs.