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.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Mark J. Terrill / AP

Insight: California Democratic Convention / SummerWords 2017 / Sound Advice

"Berniecrats" and establishment Democrats are growing farther apart following the California Democratic Convention; best-seller Edan Lepucki prepares for SummerWords 2017 and Hey, Listen! host Nick Brunner dissects the music of "Twin Peaks."

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Insight: PolitiFact California / Ray Spencer Exoneration / Pet Tales / Paul Fingerote

A California assemblywoman makes a statement about Governor Brown's gas tax; Ray Spencer is exonerated after 20 years of prison time for a crime he didn't commit; hyperthyroidism could impact your cat's weight and Paul Fingerote has a new book.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Insight: Darla Moe V. Anthem Blue Cross / 3-D Mammograms / Remembering Laura Tyrrell / Comedian Turner Sparks

A Sacramento breast cancer survivor sued Anthem Blue Cross for denied coverage; UC Davis doctors explain what a 3-D mammogram is; Laura Tyrrell is remembered for her breast cancer awareness and an El Dorado Hills native becomes a comedian.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Insight: The Political Junkie Goes West / Don Fraser / SacState's Hyperloop Program / Beacon Art Project

On Insight, Ken Rudin adds his perspective on the turmoil brewing in the White House. Don Fraser talks about the checks and balances system in politics. And SacState students talk about the Hyperloop Project.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight: Capitol Chat / Affordable Housing Forum / 'Breaking News' Film / 'West Side Story'

UC Regents respond to a scathing state audit on Thursday; we recap an affordable housing forum that happened earlier this week; ABC10 producer Ryan Rubi satirizes local reporting and the Young Actors Stage are set to perform in "West Side Story."

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight: 'Sunday Street: Broadway' / 'Three Revolutions In Urban Transportation' / Sound Advice

Sacramento hopes to get drivers out of their car with an open street event; a new report has different ways to reduce emissions between Sacramento and Yolo counties and Submerge Magazine's Jonathan Carraba hosts Sound Advice.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Michael Tubbs / Facebook

Insight: Michael Tubbs / American Health Care Act / Kushman By The Bottle

Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs previews his first State of the City Address; Capital & Main journalist Paul Tullis discusses the effects of the American Health Care Act and wine expert Rick Kushman talks about this year's harvest season.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

Insight: Bee Die-Off / First Responder PTSD / Fiddler Hanneke Cassel

Thousands of bees died in Fresno during almond tree pollination season; a holistic healer talks about first responder PTSD support groups available and fiddler Hanneke Cassel plays new music in studio.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Cliff Owen / AP

Insight: Political Junkie / 'Light & Noir' / Graphic Novel Explorers Club

Political Junkie Ken Rudin recaps the firing of James Comey and Trump's approval ratings; a traveling exhibit highlights Hollywood actors who escaped persecution in Europe and Sacramento super podcasters discuss graphic novels in a new series.