Insight With Beth Ruyak

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LATEST SHOW | Monday, April 20, 2015

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Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Sue Pearson / Jeffrey Young

The Political Junkie Ken Rudin has more on Election 2016. Plus, violinist Jeffrey Young will be making a stop in Sacramento.

Political Junkie Goes West / Sue Pearson / Jeffrey Young

Political Junkie Goes West / Sue Pearson / Jeffrey Young

Friday, April 17, 2015

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Insight: Capitol Chat: SB277 / Japanese-American Internment Artifacts / Scottish Games

Ben Adler will be in for Capitol Chat. A Sacramento couple leads an effort to stop the auction of Japanese-American internment artifacts. And the 139th Sacramento Valley Scottish Games & Festival will be at the Yolo County Fairgrounds next week.

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

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Insight: California Water Rights / Hannah Nordhaus / Rita Coolidge / Sound Advice: Classical

California’s system of water rights makes combating the drought difficult. Chris Scheuring with the California Farm Bureau Federation explains. And the best-selling author of “The Beekeeper’s Lament, Hannah Nordhaus, talks about her new book.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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Insight: Florida Vs. California / U.S. Drought Monitor Forum / 'The Little Lemon That Leapt' / Colfax High Presents 'The Wizard Of Oz'

One governor is in California trying to recruit businesses to his state. Is Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s visit a real threat or a hyped-up publicity stunt? We answer that question. Plus, actors from Colfax High School’s production of 'Wizard Of Oz.'

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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Insight: News Network / Reclaiming The Sierra / California Native Plants / 'Once the Musical'

Experts on drought tolerant landscaping explain the benefits of native plants. And Sacramento Bee Reporter Ryan Lillis talks about the Kings’ final game of the season against the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Monday, April 13, 2015

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Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Cycle For Science / Heather Marie's 'Gateway' Series / Ross Hammond's 'Flight'

The 2016 presidential race is heating up as more candidates throw their hats into the ring. The Political Junkie Ken Rudin analyzes these announcements. And two young scientists on a cross-country bike trip share their goals for the ride.

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Friday, April 10, 2015

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Insight: Capitol Chat / 'Why American Soccer Isn't There' / El Dorado Winery Association / Autumn Sky

CapRadio's Katie Orr has details from the mandatory vaccination hearing. We have an author who says the U.S. can one day win the World Cup. And it's Passport Wine Event in El Dorado County. We speak with the owner of Chateau Davell.

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Thursday, April 09, 2015

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Insight: Sacramento's R Street District / Pebble Beach Food & Wine Fest / Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera / Sound Advice

The R Street Corridor is a Sacramento boom spot for entertainment, homes and jobs. We'll talk to an official pushing it. The culinary manager of Pebble Food & Wine gives us her take on Sacramento's food scene. Plus, Jeff Hudson has some Sound Advice.

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Wednesday, April 08, 2015

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Insight: Lake Tahoe Water Clarity / Preventing Pandemics / Kushman by the Bottle / 'Avenue Q'

A UC Davis Professor of Medicine talks about her field of study: preventing pandemics. Wine expert Rick Kushman explains a class action lawsuit involving arsenic levels in wine. And, a production of Avenue Q is onstage at Sacramento State University.

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Tuesday, April 07, 2015

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Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Walk MS / 33 Variations / Johnny Taylor

The Political Junkie Ken Rudin checks in from Washington. Sacramento’s former Mayor Heather Fargo talks about her life with Multiple Sclerosis. Plus, Big Idea Theatre is staging a play about Beethoven’s years-long-obsession with a pedestrian waltz.

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