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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May 01  Insight: GMO Labeling / Sacramento's Restaurant Scene / COLOSSUS WEST Jazz Band / Sound Advice

Food writer Nathanael Johnson discusses GMO food labeling laws being proposed in multiple states. Plus, Sacramento chefs talk about the restaurant scene in downtown. Sacramento composer Levi Saelua previews the debut of jazz orchestra COLOSSUS.

May 02  Insight: Capitol Chat / "The Trial of Juanita" / Fix 50 Update / Star Wars Event

Ben Adler brings excerpts of his interview with outgoing Assembly Speaker John Perez on Capitol Chat. CapRadio's Bob Moffitt has updates on the Fix 50 project. And Colfax High School students talk about the musical “The Trial of Juanita.”

May 05  Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / California Votes By Mail/ Caregiving In California / Eli and the Sound Cult

The Political Junkie Ken Rudin returns. Plus, the director of the California Civic Engagement Project explains why young voters aren’t voting by mail as much as their older counterparts. Plus, the electronic pop group: Eli & the Sound Cult.

Today's Show

Apr 30  Insight: McKinley Village Vote / Adelante High School Prom / Misner & Smith

The Sacramento City Council approved the McKinley Village Project with a 6-3 vote. Insight recaps the discussion and controversy surrounding the development and takes a look at what happens next. Plus, Adelante High School's prom and Misner & Smith.

Recent Shows

Apr 29  Insight: News Network / Forensic Genomics / The Mendoza Line / Richard Altenbach

A discussion on McKinley Village as the project goes to the city council. Scientists share what they're learning about a massive abalone die-off in 2011. Plus Nathan Kaufan and his film "Mendoza Line," and movie music from Richard Altenbach.
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Apr 28  Insight: The Political Junkie Goes West / Eastern Ukraine Tension / Fix 50 Update / Sierra Stories / Justin Farren

The Political Junkie Ken Rudin talks about politicians weighing in on the Donald Sterling scandal. Prof. Gary Noy has a new book about the Sierras and we revisit a conversation with singer/songwriter Justin Ferrin.
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Apr 24  Insight: Capitol Chat / Dating Documentary / One Sharp Mind / Sound Advice

CapRadio's Katie Orr recaps a Secretary of State debate. Catherine O'Brien talks about her film on dating, which will be shown at the Sacramento Film Fest. Plus, reggae rock band One Sharp Mind and Sound Advice with Blue Dog Jam host Nick Brunner.
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Apr 23  Insight: Drought / Pam Braun / Fix 50 / Pet Tales / Sandra Dolores

A UC Davis climate expert discusses the prospects of drought-proofing California. More live coverage of the Fix 50 construction project. Pam Braun shares recipes from her “Ultimate Anti-Cancer Cookbook.” Plus, singer/songwriter Sandra Dolores.

Apr 22  Insight: McKinley Village Developer and Supporters / News Network / Greg Brown

CapRadio's Bob Moffitt reports from the Highway 50 road construction known as Fix 50. Then, the developer of an East Sacramento in-fill project and other supporters explain why they think McKinley Village works. And, music from Greg Brown.

Apr 21  Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Telecommuting / Biodigestion / Sacramento Chamber Music Society

The Political Junkie Ken Rudin joins Insight. With Fix 50 coming, we talk about telecommuting for work. Plus, the Biodigestion at UC Davis and the Sacramento Chamber Music Society at the Mondavi Stage.

Apr 18  Insight: Capitol Chat / Fix 50 / Maternal Health / Daisy Rockwell

Officials from Caltrans and the City of Sacramento answer questions about the Fix 50 project. CapRadio's Ben Adler talks about the governor's Rain day fund plan for Capitol Chat. Norman Rockwell's granddaughter, Daisy Rockwell, talks about her book.
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Apr 17  Insight: Community Center Theater Renovation / Catch The Dream / Le Kelton / Sound Advice

Sacramento singer/songwriter Chris Fairman moved to Austin, Texas for a while and learned a lot about music and life. Now he’s back -– with a new band called Le Kelton and a new album titled “Saint.” And yes, it’s vinyl.
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Apr 16  Insight: Pulitzer Winner Alan Taylor / Feral Cat Management / Carpentry For Women / Donna Reads

On Insight, we'll have a discussion on stray cats and what should be done to control their population. A Davis-based carpenter explains her new workshops aimed at teaching carpentry to women. And Donna Apidone on two new projects from James Lescroat.

Apr 15  Insight: Developing East Sacramento / Neighborhood Reaction To McKinley Village / News Network / Katie Hafner

On today's Insight, we'll have a discussion on the controversial McKinley Village Project in East Sacramento. Stockton Record Columnist Michael Fitzgerald speaks about the Google Barge and author Katie Hafner on her new memoir.
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