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, March 1, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Insight: News Network / Indivisible Movement / Fire Control

Our News Network covers Sheriff Scott Jones' reaction to Trump's immigration orders; a movement protesting Trump calls themselves Indivisible and fire officials are looking to fight fire with fire ... literally.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Branden Camp / AP

Insight: Political Junkie / Press Secretary Aides / Yolo Marijuana / Element Brass Band

Political Junkie Ken Rudin recaps news from the weekend; two California press aides discuss the impact a press secretary can have; Yolo County is looking to keep track of where its medical marijuana comes from and Element Brass Band plays live.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight: Capitol Chat / Star Wars Lasers / 'A Face In The Crowd' / Sound Advice

Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler recaps town hall meetings and Oroville Dam updates; a UC Davis professor breaks myths about the lasers of Star Wars; Sacramento's Tony Natsoulas has a new documentary and CapRadio's Devin Yamanaka hosts Sound Advice.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

@CA_DWR / Twitter

Insight: Levees And Oroville / 'Vagina Monologues' / 'Betrayal' / Musician Matt Bradford

CapRadio's Amy Quinton talks about levee accountability and an Oroville spillway collapse simulation; the Vagina Monologues comes to Sacramento; we revisit our interview on Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" and Matt Bradford plays live on Insight.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight: Storm Updates/ The Political Junkie Goes West / Rebroadcast: "King Of Jazz" / Singer Jessica Malone

Guest Host Beth Duncan will give an update on the storms hitting northern California. She'll speak with Political Junkie Ken Rudin for the latest from Washington, D.C. We'll also talk about a bit of music history portrayed in the "King of Jazz."

Friday, February 17, 2017

Insight: Capitol Chat / SBAD / Dolph Gotelli / Vox Musica

This week's Capitol Chat covers the topics of Oroville, Kamala Harris and the Mexican delegation in California; Sacramento's Black Art of Dance founder prepare to leave; the Museum of Wonder & Delight has a new exhibit and Vox Musica shares tunes.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Insight: Oroville Situation / Student Mental Health / 'Betrayal'

More Oroville updates following Wednesday's press briefing arise; mental health advocates look into the effects of rising rent on students and Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" plays at Capital Stage.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

@CA_DWR / Twitter

Insight: Oroville Spillway Updates / 'White Album' Exhibit / 'King Of Jazz'

We look at current updates on federal aid and repairs for Oroville Dam's spillway; an exhibit of 1,600 copies of The Beatles' White Album at the Verge Center for the Arts and a benefit screening of "King of Jazz" is heading to Tower Theater.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Marc Albert / North State Public Radio

Insight: Oroville Spillway Updates / 'THE WANGS VS. THE WORLD' / The Chieftains

We hear more updates on the Oroville spillway for the first half of the show. In the second half, author Jade Chang talks about her new book and The Chieftains celebrate 55 years on tour.