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.


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LATEST SHOW | Friday, May 26, 2017

Insight Music Debuts

Insight Music debuts this week with the Kortet, the Fulton Street Jazz Band, Joy & Madness, and the American River College Vocal Jazz Ensemble.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight: Capitol Chat / Mommy And Me / Musician David Luning

State government reporter Ben Bradford highlights parts of Gov. Jerry Brown's revised budget; a program in Sacramento provides daycare and English classes to refugees and musician David Luning plays live in studio.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Insight: California's Comey Response / Mental Health Month / Sound Advice / Little Charlie Baty

California's Delegation responds to Trump's firing of James Comey; Sacramento observes Mental Health Month; Classical host Kevin Doherty hosts Sound Advice and Little Charlie Baty performs on Insight.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Insight: Robert Paylor / Cap-To-Cap / Alpine Symphony

Money for medical expenses is pouring in following a rugby player's injury; Sacramento business leaders prepare to go to Washington D.C. and Peter Jaffe talks about some of the big ideas he has planned for the Auburn Symphony's next concert.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Insight: Coastal Rising / Sac Women's Chorus / 'Gold Rush Stories'

CALmatters explores a new report on coast line rising; author Gary Noy recaps his latest book on the Gold Rush Days and the Sacramento Women's Chorus performs with a message this year.

Monday, May 8, 2017

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Insight: Political Junkie / Wildfire Week / 'Final Rewrite'

Political Junkie Ken Rudin discusses health care; fire officials give tips on preparing for wildfire season and Sacramento playwright Leo McElroy talks about his eighth full-length play titled "Final Rewrite."

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Insight: Capitol Chat / 'Impunity Must End' / California Honey Festival / Sound Advice

Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon reacts to a state audit on the UC system; doctors are under fire in the Middle East; Woodland will host California's first honey-themed festival and Hey, Listen! Host Nick Brunner offers Sound Advice.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Jae C. Hong / AP

Insight: PolitiFact / California Tourism / Music Therapy / Concerts In The Park

PolitiFact digs its heels into fact-checking Trump's first 100 days and the California's gubernatorial race; Visit California explains the role of tourism in the state; the benefits of music therapy explained and we preview Concerts in the Park

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

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Insight: Cap-And-Trade / Bike Month / East Sac Baby Boomers / ARC Vocal Ensemble

New cap-and-trade legislation is proposed; Sacramento celebrates "May is Bike Month;" a group in East Sac is looking to help their neighbors and the American River College Vocal Jazz Ensemble performs live on Insight.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Trump's 100 Days / Mike Clark / Summer Film Series

Insight checks in on how people are feeling after 100 days of the Trump. Gary Vercelli talks with drummer Mike Clark ahead of his performance in San Francisco. We'll also learn more about the summer film series at the Crocker Museum.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Insight: Capitol Chat / Stories On Stage / Sound Advice

A state auditor's report revealed millions hidden in UC reserves; a local author's short story is based off a disastrous Chicago fire and this week's Sound Advice features music from First Fest.