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 | Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo

Insight: #WeSaidEnough On Consequences For Lawmakers / Tapigami World Tour / Grass Valley Cornish Christmas

Founders of the #WeSaidEnough movement return to discuss consequences for lawmakers who harass women. Tapigami artists Danny Scheible and Eben Burgoon share experiences from touring in China and Italy. Cornish Christmas returns to Grass Valley.


  • Time Magazine via AP

    #WeSaidEnough Leaders Discuss Consequences For Lawmakers Who Harass

    Chris Remington

    Two lawmakers have resigned and one has left from a key post following allegations of sexual harassment. #WeSaidEnough leaders Adama Iwu and Pamela Lopez update on the movement and where they hope it goes.

  • "Tapigami" by Danny Scheible & Eben Burgoon / Courtesy

    Artists Take 'Tapigami' Masking Tape Sculptures Around The Globe

    Cody Drabble

    Masking tape artist Danny Scheible and his collaborator Eben Burgoon just returned from respective trips to Shenzhen, China and Rome, Italy where they showed an international audience the world of possibility in creating art with masking tape.

  • Jackson Starr / Courtesy

    Cornish Christmas In Grass Valley

    Chris Remington

    Grass Valley returns to its root every December with the celebration of Cornish Christmas.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Mike Eliason / Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP

Insight: Political Junkie Ken Rudin / CAL FIRE Update / BBC News / The Gold Souls

Political Junkie Ken Rudin previews the Alabama Senate race. CALFIRE Chief Ken Pimlot updates on wildfires around the state. BBC News shares developing stories for the week. The Gold Souls share a live performance recorded in the Insight studio.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra / Courtesy

Insight: Retaliation At Capitol / John Chiang / Poet Daniel Rounds / SCSO "Home For The Holidays" Concert

CALmatters reporter Laurel Rosenhall on retaliation against the women of the #WeSaidEnough campaign. Ben Adler interviews John Chiang about running for governor in 2018. Poet Daniel Rounds shares "Eros Zero." SCSO presents Home For The Holidays.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

The Philharmonik / Courtesy

Insight: MLS Expansion / The Nutcracker / Artist David Lobenberg / First Fest Sacramento

Sac Bee reporter Ryan Lillis updates on the city's bid for an MLS franchise. Sacramento Ballet presents The Nutcracker. Artist David Lobenberg hosts a holiday sale. First Fest organizer Danielle Vincent has Sound Advice.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Paul Sancya / AP

Insight: San Joaquin Sheriff Interference / PolitiFact California / Ross Hammond And Jon Bafus

Stockton Record's Michael Fitzgerald on how the San Joaquin County Sheriff may have interfered with Medical Examiner investigations. PolitiFact California checks Nancy Pelosi's tax bill comment. Ross Hammond and Jon Bafus perform live in studio.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight: Dababneh Accused Of Sexual Assault / Poet Gary Snyder Honored / Artist David Garibaldi / Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Ben Adler details allegations made against California Asm. Dababneh. Poet Gary Snyder joins the California Hall of Fame. Painter David Garibaldi helps with #Dancember. Trans-Siberian Orchestra founder Mark Wood performs with a high school in Davis.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight: Political Junkie / Star Trek And Human Rights / Legacy Of Author Nikos Kazantzakis / SUNMONKS

Political Junkie Ken Rudin discusses the GOP tax bill and the Mueller investigation. Crocker Museum hosts a conversation on Star Trek and human rights. The lasting impact of author Nikos Kazantzakis. A listen to the latest single from SUNMONKS.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

Insight: Capitol Harassment Settlements / Oroville Dam Update / California International Marathon / Keith Lowell Jensen

Ryan Hughes reveals data on harassment settlements at the Capitol. Sacramento Bee's Dale Kasler on the Oroville Dam spillway repairs. California International Marathon deals with a bib mule scandal. Comic Keith Lowell Jensen performs a clean set.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Jessica Malone / Courtesy

Insight: Diabetes In California / Author Tom Chorneau / Jessica Malone / Sound Advice Hey Listen!

CALMatters dives into diabetes statistics in California. Journalist Tom Chorneau shares his novel about fake news. Folk singer Jessica Malone walks "A Fine Line." Hey Listen! host Nick Brunner shares R.E.M. and Reggie Watts for Sound Advice.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo

Insight: Capitol Misconduct / Crocker Ball / Ken White's Modesto History / Petaluma

Reporter Ben Bradford updates on California Assembly sexual harassment hearings. The 56th Annual Crocker Art Museum Ball. Author Ken White shares his new Modesto history book. Petaluma discusses the recording process and growing as a band.