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 | Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Insight: 'It’s Not Always What You Think'/ 'The Train Never Stops in Dixon' / Beatnick Studios AnniversarY

Jordana Steinberg is a college student battling a childhood mood disorder. On Insight, she shares her story and talks about the effort to end stigma around mental illness. Plus, author Bil Paul talks about his new book based on Carissa Carpenter.

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

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Insight: News Network / The Potential For Eating Locally / Actress Katie Rubin / Sister Crayon Interview

On Insight, we talk with Las Vegas Sun Reporter Kyle Roerink about how Nevada’s Republican Governor Brian Sandoval got his party to approve a $1.5 billion tax plan. A UC Merced professor explains how 90 percent of America can eat locally.

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Monday, June 01, 2015

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Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Microbes In Space / Cherry Season / Summer Movies

The Political Junkie Ken Rudin joins Insight. UD Davis researchers have results from a microbes in space project. Food Writer Elaine Corn shares her cherry recipes just in time for the season.

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Friday, May 29, 2015

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Insight: Capitol Chat / Christian Kiefer / SummerWords And Carolyn Forché / Karen Bender

Today's Insight is a literary 'Tour De Force': Christian Kiefer reads from his short story that recently won The Pushcart Prize. Karen Bender previews her appearance at Stories on Stage and we talk with SummerWords keynote speaker Carolyn Forché.

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

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Insight: Oiled Wildlife Care Network / Pit Bull Socialization Program / Public Art for the Arena / Sound Advice

On Insight, we talk with the head of the Oiled Wildlife Care Network, whose members are in Santa Barbara helping with the oil spill cleanup. CapRadio's Gregory Allen profiles a training program for pit bulls at the Sacramento County Animal Shelter.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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Insight: New Rules For Sacramento Food Trucks / Ilya Ponomarev / Pet Tales / SummerWords

The only member of Russia’s parliament to vote against the annexation of Crimea was exiled from the country and now lives in San Jose, California. He explains how he still casts votes in parliament and why he is hopeful for change in Russia.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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Insight: The Political Junkie Goes West / News Network / Arts Scene In Sacramento

Insight checks in with the Political Junkie. We have a discussion about Sacramento's arts and theater scene. Plus, we talk with a reporter covering a federal grand jury's probe into PG&E and its relationship with regulators.

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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Insight: Capitol Chat / Preservation & Co. Break-In / Bill Champlin / Sound Advice: Classical

The California Medical Association pulled its opposition to “Right To Die” legislation. On Insight, CapRadio's Katie Orr explains. Blues Party Host Mick Martin interview’s Bill Champlin, whose band Sons of Champlin is performing Saturday in Folsom.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

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Insight: Iceland And Climate Change / Moving Levees to Increase Groundwater / Capital Dance Project / 'Bebop, Swing & Bella Musica'

On Insight, CapRadio's Lesley McClurg interviews the president of Iceland about climate change. Plus, a UC Davis hydrologist explains why moving levees further from the riverbanks will help store groundwater.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

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Insight: News Network / 'Weed: The New Science Of Marijuana' / CORE Dance / B.B. King Tribute

CapRadio's Pauline Bartolone talks about healthcare for the undocumented in Sacramento County. Insight chats with Hampton Sides, who wrote National Geographic's June cover story about the science of marijuana. Plus, Mick Marktin remembers B.B. King.

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