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Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Permalink

Insight: Capitol Chat Housing Bills / Tahoe Workforce Housing / Alice Waters Memoir / Fair Oaks Theatre Festival

Amy Westervelt / Capitol Public Radio

Amy Westervelt / Capitol Public Radio

This week’s episode of the ‘Place & Privilege’ podcast explores Tahoe’s crisis and some proposed solutions. California lawmakers, meanwhile, are shaping new legislation to ease similar issues across the state.  We’ll get an update from the Capitol.

We take a look back at a conversation with chef Alice Waters in anticiaption of her new memoir.

Fair Oaks Theatre Festival presents "SHREW!" and remembers their late artistic director Bob Irvin.


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    Capitol Chat: Lawmakers Prepare To Address Affordable Housing Crisis

    Jen Picard

    Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins Insight to preview a raft of bills the California Legislature will take up this week to address the statewide affordable housing crisis.

  • Amy Westervelt / Capitol Public Radio

    The View From Here: Place And Privilege - Tahoe Housing Crunch Hits Working Families

    Cody Drabble

    Less than one in five residents can afford the median home price in the Lake Tahoe region. For The View From Here: Place And Privilege, we'll hear from the North Tahoe Family Resource Center and Tahoe Prosperity Center about workforce housing issues.

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    Chef Alice Waters Shares Memoir "Coming To My Senses"

    Jen Picard

    Ahead of the release of legendary Chef Alice Waters' deeply personal memoir, “Coming To My Senses,” we look back at her conversation on Insight earlier this year.

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    "SHREW!" A Jazz-Age Retelling Of Shakespeare

    Cody Drabble

    Bob Irvin passed away last year preparing for this summer's Shakespearean adaptation "SHREW! A Jazz Age Musical Romp," and his collaborators share memories of him and preview the show.

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