UC Davis scientists are sending microbe samples from the Sacramento Valley to the International Space Station. Wine Expert Rick Kushman questions whether glassware makes a difference. Plus, singer Damon Wyckoff joins Insight.
On Today's Insight, we speak with students competing in the California ProStart Cup, Poet Jan Haag and the Magnolia Sisters, a band that plays cajun and blues music. SF Chronicle's Carla Marinucci has more on the GOP convention for Capitol Chat.
The Political Junkie is back from vacation with his perspective on the latest national headlines. In News Network, Gus Thomson talks about the recently found gold coins. Plus, the premier of Turlock: the documentary and artist Melissa Pagluica.
A former Soviet engineer adds his perspective on Crimea. Also, will there be a coffee college degree at UC Davis? Plus, Dr. Rebecca Kluchin, who writes about women's reproductive rights and the return of Sac State's Latin Jazz Ensemble.
On today's Insight, Capitol Chat, Special Olympian Donald Schendel, and local artists Tom and Sally Meyers. Plus, actor James Marsters, known as "Spike" on TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer, as he preps for Sacramento's Wizard World Comic Con.
On Insight, we'll discuss the crisis in Syria and local efforts to try and help refugees. We'll look at city rules through the lens of two popular trends -- food trucks and tap rooms. Plus, Ken Teeters brings us today's Sound Advice.
A Reno dad talks about his experience with the Nevada Health Exchange. A conversation with Autism researcher Dr. Randi Hagerman. Marcos Breton speaks about the latest projects in Sacramento. And Jeff Hudson has more on local Shakespeare productions.
Sacramento appraiser for Antiques Roadshow previews an upcoming auction. Senior Editor Alexis Madrigal talks about the governor's twin tunnel project. The latest on Google barge heading to Stockton and Gary Vercelli has more on Wynton Marsalis.
Ken Rudin discusses Ukraine, Lubdow Jowa has reaction from the local Ukrainian community, acclaimed actor Miles Anderson speaks about "Grapes of Wrath" and the novel's 75th anniversary. Plus, the Sacramento Choral Society's upcoming concert.
On this week's Capitol Chat, Katie Orr talks about the vote on an emergency drought legislation. A UC Davis specialist delves into measles, flu and a polio-like virus. Nick Brunner profiles a few local bands for Sound Advice.
A NASA scientist explains the future of forecasting atmospheric rivers, and how that may help in handling the drought. Pet expert Gina Spadafori talks about dental care for your cat or dog. Plus, the style and art of Jose DeGrigorio.
Columnist Michael Fitzgerald joins us for News Network. Local Ukrainians react to news from their home country. At the New Helvetia Theatre,a Steven Sondheim musical called “Passion. And the 7th Annual French Film Festival happens this weekend.
On Insight, Beth Ruyak returns from Russia with more stories from her trip abroad. The Political Junkie Ken Rudin returns. There's a new book about the history of Sacramento saloons. And James Cavern is set to appear on "The Voice."
Sacramento's city council is considering the proposed McKinley Village housing development in East Sacramento. Supporters say it would be smart urban infill. But opponents say it would put too many homes in the area.
Beth's week in Russia was supposed to be a vacation, but she couldn't keep from interviewing interesting people... like Dieter Ruehle, organist at the Sochi hockey venue. He even gave Beth and a CBC colleague a demonstration.