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 | Thursday, December 8, 2016

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Insight: Death Penalty / 'The Nutcracker' / 'Genius Recipes' / Sound Advice

Gov. Jerry Brown is faced with tough decisions with the passing of Proposition 66; "Genius Recipes" offers holiday meals; a Davis conductor is preparing for Sacramento and San Francisco concerts and we are in for a classical Sound Advice this week.

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  • AP Photo / Eric Risberg

    Proposition 66 Passed -- Now What For Jerry Brown?

    California voters passed Proposition 66, which would expedite the death penalty in the state. However, Gov. Jerry Brown has publicly expressed opposition to it for years and is now caught in a difficult place.

  • Davis Conductor Prepares For Sacramento, San Francisco Ballet Shows

    Conductor Matilda Hoffman will be busy the next few weeks, conducting the Nutcracker both here in Sacramento and in San Francisco starting this weekend. She joins Insight to discuss the upcoming productions.

  • 'Genius Recipes' From Food52 Director Kristen Milgore

    Kristen Milgore is the creative director of Food52 which released the NYT bestseller Genius Recipes. She joins Insight to discuss her evolution from Oak Ridge grad to foodie expert in New York City.

  • The Latest In Classical Music With Classical Host Kevin Doherty

    Classical Music host Kevin Doherty has this week’s Sound Advice with a look at some brand new releases in the world of Classical music.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

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Insight: PolitiFact California / Reproductive Rights / Molly Fisk / Sac State Dance

PolitiFact California's Chris Nichols explains a rating change on Mike Pence; a McGeorge professor expects pro-life restrictions with a Trump presidency; Molly Fisk shares her latest poetry and Sacramento State honors dance legend Jose Limon.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

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Insight: Oakland Fire / Standing Rock / California Honeydrops

The East Bay Express has been closely following the Oakland warehouse fire and share the latest details, we learn about protests similar to Standing Rock in Davis and the California Honeydrops preview music before its upcoming show at Harlow's.

Monday, December 5, 2016

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Insight: Oakland Fire / Political Junkie / Political Memorabilia / Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra

Oakland officials have halted investigations on the "Ghost Ship" fire, Political Junkie Ken Rudin shares his latest commentary, item collectors are displaying political memorabilia and the Sac Choral Society & Orchestra has big plans this year.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Special Insight: A Look At California's End Of Life Option

Friday's Insight is an hour-long special sharing the personal stories of two women who chose to take the End of Life prescription. We'll hear from their families and also a prerecorded interview with one of the women before she took her life.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Insight: Capitol Chat / Author John Freeman / Sound Advice

CapRadio's Ben Adler explains what it means now that Democrats have the supermajority in the California legislature, author John Freeman releases his second literary novel as part of a series and Nick Brunner hosts a Sacramento-based Sound Advice.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

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Insight: PolitiFact California / Transparency Task Force / Ruby Jaye

PolitiFact Reporter Chris Nichols fact-checks a claim from Donald Trump about voter fraud, a task force in Sacramento is committed to bringing transparency to the police force and Ruby Jaye promotes her first album.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Insight: California Retirees / The State Hornet / 'Ear Hustle' / Pink Martini

Tuesday's Insight includes a continued conversation of California's pension woes, a standoff between Sacramento State and its college paper that refuses to relocate off campus, a podcast exploring San Quentin Prison and new music from Pink Martini.

Monday, November 28, 2016

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Insight: Political Junkie / Michael Tubbs / Dog Party

Monday's Insight follows the conversations with Political Junkie Ken Rudin, Stockton's first ever African-American Mayor Michael Tubbs and Sacramento local Dog Party, who recently finished a tour with Green Day.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Insight: Steve Ly / Kushman By The Bottle / Pet Tales

Our Insight before Thanksgiving Day features the nation's first Hmong Mayor. Then Rick Kushman joins us for your wine recommendations this holiday. We end with a Pet Tales segment, a special free adoption program at the Front Street Animal Shelter.