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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Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
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LATEST SHOW | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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Insight: California's Housing Crisis / Forgotten Theatre Company / LaTour Performs / Sixth Annual Sacramento Stand-Up Competition

CALMatters data reporter Matt Levin discusses a strange symptom of California's housing crisis. Forgotten Theatre Company talks about their upcoming production. LaTour performs. A preview of the line-up of the Sacramento Stand-Up Competition.

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    Housing Crisis Means Six-Figure Incomes Might Still Qualify For Home Buying Assistance

    Cody Drabble

    CALMatters data journalist Matt Levin reports on one strange symptom of the housing crisis — families making six-figure incomes can still qualify for help from the state to buy their first home.

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    'The Duchess of Malfi' Rules The Forgotten Theatre Company

    Jen Picard

    The Forgotten Theatre Company presents "The Duchess of Malfi," a play written by John Webster during Shakespeare’s time about a family torn apart by greed and jealousy, still resonates today.

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    LaTour Grooves Together As A Family Affair

    Cody Drabble

    Soul band LaTour performs music from their new album.

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    Sacramento Comedy Spot Hosts Sixth Annual Stand-Up Competition

    Cody Drabble

    The Sacramento Stand-Up Competition will feature 30 of the funniest people in California competing for cash prizes and bragging rights. Sacramento Comedy Foundation President Brian Crall joins Insight with a preview of the lineup and festivities.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Fair Oaks Theatre Festival

Insight: New Capitol Sexual Harassment Policy / Janus v. AFSCME / Refugee Soccer Game / Fair Oaks Theatre Festival's 'Mary Poppins'

Lobbyist Pamela Lopez on proposed Capitol harassment protocols. Teacher who went up against union speaks out on U.S. Supreme Court case. Republic FC to host soccer tournament for refugees. Fair Oaks Theatre Festival presents "Mary Poppins."

Monday, June 18, 2018

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Insight: Political Junkie / California Legislature Overhauls Sexual Harassment Complaint Process / Gold Souls Perform

Political Junkie Ken Rudin on the Trump administration policy of separating children from their families at the border. California lawmakers overhaul the sexual harassment complaint process. The Gold Souls perform new music from "Good to Feel."

Thursday, June 14, 2018

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Insight: Capitol Chat Looks Ahead To November / B Street Debuts One-Woman Play / Rituals Of Mine Plays R Street / Davis Music Festival

CapRadio’s Ben Bradford explains what the California primaries mean for the upcoming midterm elections. B Street debuts a new, one-woman play. Rituals of Mine headlines this weekend's R Street celebration. A preview of the Davis Music Festival.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

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Insight: Nevada Primary Results / UC Davis Chancellor Gary May On Stephon Clark / Kushman By The Bottle / Tiny Desk Sacramento

Reporter Megan Messerly recaps the Nevada primary. UC Davis Chancellor Gary May reflects on his life, career and the impact of Stephon Clark. A look at why more restaurants don't feature local wines. Lillian Frances headlines Tiny Desk Sacramento.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

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Insight: Nevada Primary Election / Emotional Emancipation Circles / KCRA News Director Lori Waldon / 'The Genius Of Balanchine'

Nevada election officials check in on primary day. CapRadio's Sammy Caiola explains Emotional Emancipation Circles. KCRA News Director Lori Waldon reflects on her career. Arts reporter Jeff Hudson interviews departing Sac Ballet artistic directors.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Insight: Political Junkie / Solutions To Sacramento's Social Inequities / Documentary Explores ALS / Fiddler Galen Fraser Performs

The Political Junkie recaps primary elections and looks ahead to the Singapore Summit. Dr. Jesus Hernandez discusses solutions to Sacramento's social inequities. KVIE documentary explores ALS. Fiddler Galen Fraser performs.

Friday, June 8, 2018

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Insight: Capitol Chat On Primary Elections, State Budget / Mayor Steinberg Calls For Tax Increase / Intrepid Theatre Lab / Sun Valley Gun Club

Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler recaps the primary elections and gives an update on state budget negotiations. Mayor Darrell Steinberg calls for a sales tax increase. Intrepid Theatre Lab previews 'Baltimore.' Sun Valley Gun Club debuts a new album.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Photo By Lisa Marie Mazzucco

Insight: Explaining School Funding Bill AB 2635 / How To Spot Fake News / Classical Sound Advice / Pop Singer Anton Barbeau

AB 2635 would direct funding to schools with low-performing demographic groups. A UC Merced librarian has a new book on finding trustworthy sources amid "fake news." New classical releases for Sound Advice. Pop singer Anton Barbeau returns home.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

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Insight: Primary Election Results / Recap Of New Voting System / Sacramento DA Anne Marie Schubert / Author Josh Weil Wins Award

We take a look at the results of California's June primary election. Election officials recap the voting process. Sacramento County DA Anne Marie Schubert reflects on her re-election campaign. Author Josh Weil wins a California Book Award.