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

Jun 17  Insight: DME Fuel Testing / Syria and Turkey / Smokejumpers / French Film Festival

We'll discuss the latests developments in Syria and Turkey with UC Davis Professors. Renewable fuel substitute for diesel being tested in San Joaquin Valley. Training for a job as a smokejumper. Twelth annual festival begins in Sacramento.

Jun 18  Insight: News Network / Nevada's New Laws / "Underneath" / Poet Sharon Olds

Controversy over elephant rides in Nevada County and flouridation in Davis. Nevada wraps up its legislative session with a slate of new laws. Modesto author has new book that deals with suicide. Pulitzer Prize-winning poet reads in Sacramento.

Jun 19  Insight: Eppie Johnson / "The Prisoner of Carrot Castle" / Eating with Elaine / "Open Mic Sketchbook"

Eppie Johnson remembers 40 "Great Races." Getting kids to eat their vegetables. Elaine Corn gives recipes for Bing cherries in syrup and the perfect Manhattan. Poet Lawrence Dinkins releases his second collection of poetry.

Today's Show

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Jun 14  Insight: Capitol Chat / Bay Delta Tour / News Updates / "Tuskegee Airmen and Beyond" / Pianist Pauline Yang

Katie Orr updates us on California's tenative budget deal which is due Saturday. Amy Quinton tells us what she's seen on a three-day tour of the Bay Delta. Author David Styles speaks about his new book. Pianist performs this weekend in Nevada City.

Recent Shows

Jun 13  Insight: Parkway Tensions / Chef Richard Pannell / The Poe Project / Sound Advice: Blue Dog Jam

Rangers will begin ticketing speeding cyclist on the Parkway. Chef has new book and is featured at this weekend's Juneteenth Ball. Capital Film Alliance and Sac Public Library are calling all local filmmakers. Nick Brunner with new pop releases.

Jun 12  Insight: Dixon Film Studio Update / Tahoe Bears / Kushman by the Bottle / Emily Wells

An update on a possible movie studio project in Dixon. Conflicts when it comes to dealing with black bears in Incline Village. Rick Kushman on judging the California State Fair Wine Competition. Musician performs benefit concert in Davis.

Jun 11  Insight: California's Budget / News Network / "From Protest to Resistance" / "Art Deco Reimagined"

Ben Adler with the latest on California lawmakers' budget negotiations. Nick Miller and Bob Moffitt joins us with headlines from the Sacramento region. UC Davis professor translates aunts memoir of surviving Auschwitz. Contemporary art exhibit opens.

Jun 10  Insight: Los Rios Chancellor / "Trek for a Cure" / Rose Vermazen Update / "Fire and Water"

Brian King on impacted classes and how community colleges are using Prop. 30 funds. Annette DeBow fights her rare cancer by raising research funds. Davis teenager returns from studying at famed Russian ballet school. Author Betsy Graziani Fasbinder.

Jun 07  Insight: Capitol Chat / Crime Victims and Realignment / Surviving Parenthood / Quinn Hedges

Katie Orr with updates on FBI investigation into Sen. Ron Calderon and budget negotiations. A new survey asks crime victims about prison realignment. Sacramento mom writes survival guide for baby's first year. Singer-songwriter performs in studio.

Jun 06  Insight: Student Loans / Sac Zoo Accreditation / "We Are Completely Beside Ourselves" / Sound Advice: Classical

We talk with officials at Sac State and UC Davis about current congressional attempts to modify interest rates for student loans. New programs at the Sacramento Zoo. Karen Joy Fowler talks about her latest novel. Cale Wiggins with new music.
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Jun 05  Insight: FBI Raids Legislative Office / Red Cross Volunteer / Marcos Breton / "My Facebook Friends" / The Secret Lives of Squirrels

An update on an evening raid conducted yesterday on a State Senator's office; Cynthia Olson talks about her experience in Oklahoma; Sac Bee Columnist offers analysis on today's news; David Lobenberg opens new exhibit; First album for local band

Jun 04  Insight: Bill Lockyer Retiring From Politics / News Network: Stockton / Rebuild McKinley Park / Jason Michael Carroll

California State Treasurer talks about his long legacy in political office. Columnist Michael Fitzgerald on Stockton's recent post-bankruptcy decisions. Volunteers begin rebuilding park destroyed by arson. Country singer performs in Folsom.

Jun 03  Insight: Dixon Film Studio / Streambed on Mars / Alternative Ed: Summer Learning / Nurture in Nature

Sac Bee investigates woman behind a major Dixon project. Dawn Sumner updates us on Curiousity's latest discovery. Sac City Unified commended for combating "summer learning loss." Nutritionist Anasuya Basil leads women's retreat.

May 31  Insight: Capital Chat / Sea Lions in Old Sac / "Les Mis" Master Class / Nell Robinson

Ben Adler updates us on the flurry of bills making their way through the legislature. Trio of sea lions has taken harbor in Old Sac. Master Class for those that love "Les Miserables." Bay Area songwriter performs in our studio.
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