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LATEST SHOW | Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Insight: Overtime Exemption Regulations / Antarctic Coral Reefs / New Poet Laureate / Summer Shakespeare Festivals
A Sacramento State University geologist explains what corals off Antarctica's coast reveal about the past. And, the new US Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera, explains how being the child of migrant farm workers shaped his life.
Would you get overtime pay if Pres. Barack Obama’s new rule change goes through? Ken Jacobs, Chair of the Labor Center in Berkeley, explains how the boost could affect millions of Americans.
Marine researcher Dr. Amy Wagner shares her research on cold deep water coral samples and how they hold clues to climate history.
Insight interviews the new U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, who grew up in the Central Valley.New Poet Laureate
Shakespeare Summer Theatre will take the stage in Davis and Sacramento. The directors from each city will preview the seasons on Insight.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
On Insight, the editor of the fire-tracking website YubaNet talks about fireworks restrictions and fire dangers. Plus, the new CEO of the Sacramento Zoo, Kyle Burks joins us and KZAP DJ Dennis Newhall talks about relaunching the station.
Monday, June 29, 2015
Insight: SCOTUS On Gay Marriage / Political Junkie Goes West / Same-Sex Marriage Opposition / Dennis Mangers
Law Professor Larry Levine talks about the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage. The Political Junkie Ken Rudin tracks reaction from the Presidential campaign.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
CapRadio's Katie Orr talks about a court ruling that allows California’s attorney general to block an unconstitutional ballot initiative. Plus, author Kathryn Ma talks about her new novel on Chinese adoption called "The Year She Left Us."
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Is California allowing bad attorneys to practice law? A professor explains why the California State Bar failed to discipline lawyers. Plus, a UC Davis veterinarian talks about her campaign to save one million cats from being euthanized.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Insight: News Network / Tennis Champion Collin Altamirano / "Flask Of The Drunken Master" / I Am Strikes
Collin Altamirano is a 19-year-old tennis player from Yuba City. He talks about winning the NCAA college championship two years ago. Plus, music from the Sacramento indie band “I am Strikes.”
Monday, June 22, 2015
Insight: Sacramento Responds To Charleston / The Politial Junkie Goes West / Working In The On-Demand Economy
On Insight, we’ll hear how Uber is challenging labor laws and what it means to be a contract worker versus an employee. Plus, we’ll get analysis from The Political Junkie and we'll talk with Pastor Les Simmons with the Sacramento Christian Center.
Friday, June 19, 2015
Insight: Capitol Chat / Sean Patrick Flanery At Wizard Con / 'Big River' / The San Francisco Munich Trio
CapRadio's Katie Orr tracks the budget vote taking place at the Capitol. Sean Patrick Flanery stops by before Wizard Con. Plus, Insight talks with the stars of "Big River" and two of the musicians that make up the San Francisco Munich Trio.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Insight: High-Speed Rail Construction / Sacramento French Film Festival / Robert Hass / Sound Advice
Pulitzer-prize winner Robert Hass is a past poet laureate and he teaches at UC Berkeley. He’s reading at the Crocker Museum Friday night and he’ll share some of his poetry with us. Plus, it’s opening weekend for the French Film Festival at the Crest.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
It’s been called the worst humanitarian crisis of our era. UC Davis Middle East expert Keith Watenpaugh explains how fighting in Syria has displaced 3 million people. Artist Merle Axelrad talks about her latest art project.