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 25  Insight: Voting Rights Act / News Network / "Wizard of Oz" / Tapigami

Supreme Court strikes down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act. Controversial stories from San Joaquin and Nevada counties. Munchins take over Music Circus for opening of summer series. Sacramento becomes the home of a new kind of art form.

Jun 26  Insight: SCOTUS Rulings on DOMA & Prop. 8 / Prop. 8 Reaction / Considering Conditions / Official California Response

Untangling today's Supreme Court rulings. What's next for Prop. 8 defenders and a Davis couple who hope to marry soon. Sacramento doctor considers social and environmental factors in patient treatment. California State officials respond to rulings.

Jun 27  Insight: Prop. 8 & DOMA Follow Up / Library of Congress Institute / Michael Spurgeon / Sound Advice: Jazz

We hear how decisions on DOMA and Prop. 8 will impact actual people in California. Three local teachers gain news skills for the classroom. ARC professor releases his first novel on Ad Lumen Press. Devin Yamanaka with some new jazz releases.

Today's Show

Jun 24  Insight: Affirmative Action and Civil Rights / Plastic Bag Ban / "The Golden Shore" / James Rollins

Update on the Supreme Court's ruling on affirmative action and details on the case regarding voting rights. Should plastic bags be banned or recycled? Or both? New book on Californians' love affair with the sea. And James Rollins releases next novel.

Recent Shows

Chris Enss

Jun 21  Insight: Capitol Chat / Blind Science / "High Country Women" / Genre Peak

What's next after judges order California to release prisoners? Blind scientist Hoby Wedler creates a chemistry camp for disabled youth. Chris Enss releases her new book on female pioneers in Yosemite National Park. Electronic music with Genre Peak.
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Jun 20  Insight: Prop 8 Ruling Preview / "Your Ideal Cat" / End of the World Movies / Sound Advice: Record Sale

A look at the anticipated US Supreme Court ruling on Proposition 8. Finding a cat with a personality to match to your own. End of the World movies to enjoy this summer. Classic hits and fun pop tunes when this weeks' Sound Advice goes vinyl.

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.

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 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.
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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.

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.
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