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LATEST SHOW | Thursday, September 03, 2015
On Insight, we'll have the story of Bill Jones, who was the first single man to adopt a child in California. Plus, an archived interview with self-help author Wayne Dyer, who died this past weekend.
The Sacramento State student who helped thwart a terrorist attack on a French train is making appearances on the national media circuit this week.
In the 1960s Bill Jones became the first single man in California to adopt a child. His son, Aaron, struggled with drug addiction and died in the 1990s. Jones' story is told in a film by the University of the Pacific's Dr. Steve Jacobsen.Bill Jones
Self-help author and speaker Wayne Dyer died this week at the age of 75. We spoke with the New York Times best-selling author of “Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life,” when he spoke at the Harris Center in October.Rebroadcast: Wayne Dyer
Sacramento may be home to a lot of great local bands, but it also regularly plays host to a number of interesting – and well-known – touring acts. In today’s Sound Advice, we’ll talk with concert promoter Scott Brill-Lehn about upcoming shows.Sound Advice
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
With Uber now allowed to operate at Sacramento International Airport, Insight talks about what this means for both the ride-sharing company and the taxi industry. Plus, previews for Science Night Live in Lodi and Chalk It Up! Festival.
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Deisy Caro has a limited path to citizenship, but she just started her final year of college. Laura Aguilar dreams of becoming a dentist. The federal DACA program helps, but in both cases, it's not a permanent solution.
Monday, August 31, 2015
A mother shares the story of her son’s death from prescription pill overdose; she’s organized a rally at the Capitol in Sacramento. And there’s a new series on KVIE called “Yes, We’re Open!” Host Jason Schoultz describes it.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Insight: Capitol Chat / Pro Publica's Investigation On Group Homes / Keaton Raphael Memorial / Sound Advice
CapRadio's Ben Adler joins Insight for this week’s Capitol Chat. Pro Publica 's Joaquin Sapien talks about the ongoing saga of foster children living in unfit group homes. CapRadio's Nick Brunner talks about Yo La Tengo’s new album in Sound Advice.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Insight: China And California Economic Connection / Top 100 'Unelected' / Pet Tales: Cat Problems / Maggie Hollinbeck
A UC Davis economist explains how the economic slump in China could hurt California’s economy. And Capitol Weekly's Editor John Howard provides the annual countdown of the top 100 non-elected power players in California government.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Two oncologists from UC Davis talk about the type of high-dose radiation treatment former President Jimmy Carter is undergoing. Carmichael Jewish Food Faire organizers explain the traditions behind some iconic dishes.
Monday, August 24, 2015
Insight: The Political Junkie Goes West/ RT Blue Line Extension / Burning Man Bugs And Weather/ SF Mime Troupe
Sacramento RT extends the “blue line” just in time for college though it’s been more than 10 years in the planning and construction stages. Plus, we talk with one of the founders of Burning Man about reported bugs on the playa.
Friday, August 21, 2015
Insight: Capitol Chat / Merced River Closure / Remembering Artist James Albertson / Sudden Dozen Game
Parts of the Merced River have been closed for fishing this week. Will this move be enough to protect fish from the warming water? Artist Julia Stagg remembers her late husband, James Albertson, whose paintings are featured at the Crocker Art Museum.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Insight: Land Subsidence Acceleration / Citizen Science At Tahoe / Anna Deavere Smith / Sound Advice: Jazz
A drought manager with the Department of Water Resources explains what the state is doing to protect canals, bridges and wells as a new study finds that the Central Valley is sinking. Anna Deavere Smith talks about her new play “Notes from the Field