December 29, 2016
Insight: Capitol Chat / Butterflies In The Sierra Nevada / Rebroadcast: 'Rails, Tales and Trails' / Manny Kellough
Gov. Jerry Brown's latest California budget proposal is a record-setter, and there's already plenty of praise and criticism. On Insight, CapRadio's Ben Adler will have reaction and analysis to the plan and look ahead to budget season.
One man spent 40 years tracking butterflies in the Sierra Nevada. And now, his treasure trove of data is being analyzed. The findings show the toll drought and climate change are taking.
This year marks 150th anniversary of the start of the transcontinental railroad. We rebroadcast an interview with railroad enthusiast Bill George who wrote a book, "Rails, Tales and Trails."
Drummer Manny Kellog played with some of the greats, including Billy Preston and Ray Charles. Now, he travels the world playing jazz on cruise ships and mentoring young musicians.