On Insight, we have Capitol Chat and a conversation with CIR's Corey Johnson on a state audit that found women prisoners were sterilized illegally. Plus, children's book author Ray Cordell and "A Chorus Line."
Ken Rudin discusses the decision-making in Washington D.C. around Iraq. Olympic runner Kim Conley visits to talk about the start of the U.S. Track & Field Championships. Plus, what to expect for the Western Writers of America Conference.
Sacramento Bee Transportation writer Tony Bizjak speaks about Fix 50 and the issue of oil-by-rail. UC Davis researchers are investigating the dramatic drop in tri-colored blackbird population. Plus, author Ray Cordell and Sound Advice.
Councilwoman Angelique Ashby talks about the passage of WWRDA and the Natomas Levee repair. We discuss how to maintain a swimming while in a drought. Donna Apidone has the latest CapRadio Reads event. Plus "The Submission" at Big Idea Theater.
An infectious disease specialist discusses the latest whooping cough epidemic. Davis writer Karen Levy shares her memoir about growing up in Israel and the United States and we say bon jour to the French Film Festival.
State lawmakers discuss the newly approved budget. Ken Rudin talks about the political jockeying within the House Republicans. Plus, from Turkey, UC Davis Middle East expert Keith Watenpaugh describes regional fears about ISIS in Iraq.
Ben Adler reveals the latest on budget negotiations. Chris Lango talks about his documentary on the life of Nathaniel Colley, which is up for an Emmy. Plus, a look at Sacramento's cheese scene and another listen to Carolina Chocolate Drops.
Sixth-graders talk about creating a comic book. The executive director Wind Youth Services talks about plans to help homeless youth. A former Evangelical minister talks about coming out. And Nick Brunner reveals CapRadio Music.
Pomologist and viticulturist Chuck Ingels talks about the history of the UC Cooperative Extension. Rick Kushman gives his “behind the scenes” story from judging wines for this year’s California State Fair. And blues singer Raymond Coats joins us.
Stockton Record Columnist Michael Fitzgerald talks about Stockton’s bankruptcy battle with CalPERS. A UC Davis project features farmers struggling with the drought. Plus, Gayle Pitman talks about her children’s book, which explains Pride Parades.
The Political Junkie, Ken Rudin has analysis of the latest election. Law professors Mike Vitello and David Ball explain why California needs to abandon policies that rely on mass incarceration. Two gay romance writers talk about their work.
A Yuba City teacher inspired by California Chrome’s race for the Triple Crown has written a song about the horse. He will perform it in the studio. Plus, music from the Sacramento Gay Men’s Chorus, which is holding a Beatles tribute concert.
A wildlife official explains how they discovered OR-7's wolf pups. Artist Liv Moe talks about reopening Sacramento’s Verge Center for the Arts. Former KFBK newsman Jeff Bell describes a new project that gives hope. And Cale Wiggins has Sound Advice.
Sacramento's city council is considering the proposed McKinley Village housing development in East Sacramento. Supporters say it would be smart urban infill. But opponents say it would put too many homes in the area.
Beth's week in Russia was supposed to be a vacation, but she couldn't keep from interviewing interesting people... like Dieter Ruehle, organist at the Sochi hockey venue. He even gave Beth and a CBC colleague a demonstration.