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.

more info 

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
on the News Station LISTEN LIVE 

subscribe | contact

 We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 
 We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 
Capital Public Radio's award-winning documentary The View From Here: Who Cares airs Monday, August 3rd in place of Insight, which returns on Tuesday. Who Cares offers an intimate look inside the lives of family caregivers, the backbone of our long-term health care system. It explores the challenges and hardships families face when caring for loved ones, and the joys that can also be part of the journey.

LATEST SHOW | Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Jeff Chiu / AP

Insight: Ken Rudin/News Network: Davis And Rocky Fire/"The Stanford Prison Experiment"/"Landfalls"

Today on Insight we talk with Ken Rudin about the upcoming Republican presidential debate, check in on the Rocky Fire burning near Clear Lake, discuss a new film about the Stanford Prison Experiment and talk with Davis author Naomi Williams.

Full Show

Full Show

Friday, July 31, 2015

Insight Special Broadcast: Past, Present And Future Of LGBT Rights

Today on Insight with Beth Ruyak, we'll explore the past, present and future of the LGBT community of Sacramento and California.

Full Show

Full Show

Thursday, July 30, 2015

victoriawhite / Flickr

Insight Midsummer Music Special: Sister Crayon / Rocky Dawuni / Bill Champlin / Billie Holiday Songbook

As the weather heats up, Insight wants to cool things down with our favorite music segments since the start of the year. Nick Brunner guest hosts as we rebroadcast great conversations with Sister Crayon, Rocky Dawuni, Bill Champlin and Lara Downes.

Full Show

Full Show

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Wiki Commons

Insight: Religion And Climate Change / New Arrivals: Ruben Vives / Pet Tales: Urban Goats / Keith Lowell Jensen and Johnny Taylor

Sacramento Bee's David Siders joins Insight to talk about Brown's complicated relationship with religion and its intersection with poverty and climate change. Plus, a conversation on whether goats are the new backyard chickens in cities.

Full Show

Full Show

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Terry Roach / YubaNet

Insight: News Network / McGeorge Immigration Clinic / Incarceration And Children / 'Next To Normal'

On Insight, we'll have a discussion on how to legally immigrate to the United States with McGeorge law professors. Plus, an update on the Lowell Fire outside Nevada City. And a look at why prisoners' children have a harder go in life.

Full Show

Full Show

Monday, July 27, 2015

Evan Vucci / AP

Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / "Humankind" / Clara's House / Tommy Caldwell

Political Junkie Ken Rudin returns for his weekly visit. One of the climbers who scaled Yosemite's Dawn Wall this past winter explains how he did it. And a UC Davis professor emeritus talks about his new book "Humankind."

Full Show

Full Show

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Insight: Capitol Chat / California Citrus Groves / FreeBadge Serenaders / Sound Advice

Gov. Jerry Brown is at Vatican this week to talk about climate change. Sacramento Bee's David Siders is in Rome and explains what the governor has been saying. Plus, a California citrus grower talks about the dire situation as water runs short.

Full show

Full show

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Eric Risberg / AP

Insight: Dan Morain / The Earthquake That Could Destroy Seattle / Elaine Corn

Geologist Chris Goldfinger talks about a fault line in the Pacific Northwest that could destroy everything west of Highway 5 in Oregon and Washington. Elaine Corn shares techniques for seeding a tomato and pulping an avocado.

Full show

Full show

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Source: California Department of Water Resources

Insight: News Network / Pluto / Alicia Hunt In 'Grounded' / Ideateam

State water regulators are proposing a $1.5 million fine on an irrigation district in Tracy. CapRadio's Amy Quinton explains the significance of the move. Davis-native Alicia Hunt talks about her role in B Street Theater’s new show "Grounded."

Full show

Full show

Monday, July 20, 2015

Insight: The Political Junkie Goes West / California And Climate Change / Scrum Of The Earth / Sacratomato Week & Festival

State lawmakers are again working to put the state on the forefront of greenhouse gas reduction efforts. On Insight, a reporter with CALMatters explain the push. Plus, a local filmmaker talks about his documentary on American rugby.

Full show

Full show