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LATEST SHOW | Friday, May 29, 2015
Today's Insight is a literary 'Tour De Force': Christian Kiefer reads from his short story that recently won The Pushcart Prize. Karen Bender previews her appearance at Stories on Stage and we talk with SummerWords keynote speaker Carolyn Forché.
On Insight, Ben Adler takes us through this week's budget discussions at the capitol.Capitol Chat
This week, Christian Kiefer received a national Pushcart Prize for one of his short stories. He reads part of it on Insight with Beth Ruyak.Christian Kiefer
Poet Carolyn Forché joins Insight as she prepares to give the keynote address at this weekend’s SummerWords Writers Conference.
Author Karen Bender talks about her acclaimed collection of stories titled "Refund." Bender's work will be featured on Stories On Stage Friday.Karen Bender
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Insight: Oiled Wildlife Care Network / Pit Bull Socialization Program / Public Art for the Arena / Sound Advice
On Insight, we talk with the head of the Oiled Wildlife Care Network, whose members are in Santa Barbara helping with the oil spill cleanup. CapRadio's Gregory Allen profiles a training program for pit bulls at the Sacramento County Animal Shelter.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The only member of Russia’s parliament to vote against the annexation of Crimea was exiled from the country and now lives in San Jose, California. He explains how he still casts votes in parliament and why he is hopeful for change in Russia.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Insight checks in with the Political Junkie. We have a discussion about Sacramento's arts and theater scene. Plus, we talk with a reporter covering a federal grand jury's probe into PG&E and its relationship with regulators.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
The California Medical Association pulled its opposition to “Right To Die” legislation. On Insight, CapRadio's Katie Orr explains. Blues Party Host Mick Martin interview’s Bill Champlin, whose band Sons of Champlin is performing Saturday in Folsom.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Insight: Iceland And Climate Change / Moving Levees to Increase Groundwater / Capital Dance Project / 'Bebop, Swing & Bella Musica'
On Insight, CapRadio's Lesley McClurg interviews the president of Iceland about climate change. Plus, a UC Davis hydrologist explains why moving levees further from the riverbanks will help store groundwater.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
CapRadio's Pauline Bartolone talks about healthcare for the undocumented in Sacramento County. Insight chats with Hampton Sides, who wrote National Geographic's June cover story about the science of marijuana. Plus, Mick Marktin remembers B.B. King.
Monday, May 18, 2015
Some teens are dropping out of high school to write code or design apps? It's happening more than you might realize. Reporter Nellie Bowles talks about her story: “The Real Teenagers of Silicon Valley." And Singer/songwriter Sands Hall performs live.
Friday, May 15, 2015
Insight: Capitol Chat / Butterflies In The Sierra Nevada / Rebroadcast: 'Rails, Tales and Trails' / Manny Kellough
CapRadio's Ben Adler has key highlights from Gov. Jerry Brown's revised budget. Chinese immigrants were key in building the Transcontinental Railroad. Their contributions are being honored in the railroad's 150th anniversary celebrations.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Insight: California Budget Revision / '88 Days in the Mother Lode' / Gather Oak Park / Sound Advice: Jazz
On Insight, former legislative analyst Steve Boilard explains the difficulties of budgeting in California -- even with a surplus. And two film producers explain how Mark Twain found his voice as an author in Calaveras County.