A daily, in-depth interview program providing context and background to the issues that face our region.

9am and 8pm Monday - Friday.
Upcoming specials, in place of Insight:
Monday, Sept. 1: American RadioWorks: The Science Of Smart

Upcoming Shows

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Mar 20  Insight: Bear Valley Mountain Cooperative / Breast Cancer Endowment / "Tied Up in Knotts" / Sound Advice

A discussion on Bear Valley Ski Resort and Valley, which has been on the market since 2013. More on a grassroots effort to fund breast cancer research position at UC Davis Cancer Center.Karen Knotts shares stories and local bands for Sound Advice.
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Mar 21  Insight: Capitol Chat / Changing The Game / Sacramento Food Film Festival / Izzi Tooinsky Heading To Wales

CapRadio's Katie Orr explains a new bill that would let you control the information your car collects. Author John O’Sullivan offers advice for raising happy child athletes. And, Sacramento’s third annual Food Film Festival is back.

Mar 24  Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Feast / Wrong For Each Other / Terri Lyne Carrington

The Political Junkie Ken Rudin returns. Sacramento Bee's Tim Swanson talks about the new weekly section “Feast." Plus, a discussion with the director of "Wrong For Each Other" and CapRadio's Gary Vercelli will talk with Terri Lyne Carrington.

Today's Show

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Mar 19  Insight: Deadly Dust: Valley Fever In The West / "Immigrants" / Donna Reads / Dee Maaske

Valley Fever is the focus of a new KVIE documentary. Host Jason Schoultz talks about how the drought could affect the number of cases. Donna Apidone explores John Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath." We speak with actors from the play "Immigrants."

Recent Shows

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Mar 18  Insight: News Network / Indigenous Peoples Day / For The Love Of Cities / Rio Americano High School

A journalist explains local Russian reaction to Crimea. A discussion about Sierra College’s first Indigenous Peoples Day. Author Peter Kageyama explains how loving your city fosters civic engagement. Plus, Rio Americano High School jazz musicians.
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Mar 17  Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Ukraine Vote / Art and the Environment / Celtic Music of Stepping Stone

Dr. Lubow Jowa from the Heritage Club explains how local Ukrainians are reacting to the referendum vote in Crimea. A discussion with artist and explorer Bill Fox. And, for St. Patrick’s Day, the traditional Celtic music of Stepping Stone.
California ProStart Cup / California Restaurant Association

Mar 14  Insight: California ProStart Cup / Capitol Chat / Jan Haag / Magnolia Sisters

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.

Mar 13  Insight: Temporary Dams In The Delta / Kelly Corrigan / Remembering Lauren McCullough

Author Kelly Corrigan discusses her book: “Glitter and Glue.” Plus, a conversation with the mother of Lauren McCullough, who died of a rare cancer last month.
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Mar 12  Insight: Microbes In Space / Jeremy Briggs / Kushman By The Bottle / The Living Room Sessions

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.

Mar 11  Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / News Network / Turlock Documentary / Melissa Pagluica

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.
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Mar 10  Insight: Former Soviet Perspective On Crimea / Majoring In Coffee / Prof. Rebecca Kluchin / Return Of SacState's Latin Jazz Ensemble

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.
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Mar 07  Insight: Capitol Chat / Special Olympian Donald Schendel / Actor, Musician James Marsters / Local Artists Tom and Sally

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.

Mar 06  Insight: Syria / Sacramento Food Trucks / Tap Rooms / Sound Advice

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.

Mar 05  Insight: Obamacare Experience / "Fragile X" in Colombia / Marcos Breton / Hudson on the Arts

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.
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