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

Sep 20  Insight on the Road: Live from Stockton - It Takes a Village / Community Impact / With Our Words

Insight travels to Stockton this morning to continue the conversations started in "The View From Here: Class Dismissed." We'll hear from young people, educators and community leaders about the high-school dropout issue, live from the Long Theatre.

Sep 24  Insight: Growing Police Force / News Network: Sacramento / Children's Author / Supervillain Play

Ryan Lillis and Bob Moffitt join us with updates on the on-going arena saga and new movement in Kings ownership. Sac Police Dept receives $1 million grant. "Steam Train, Dream Train" author headlines book festival. High school stages original play.

Sep 25  Insight: Farm to Fork: Public Market & Food Desert / "The American Way of Poverty" / Pet Tales: Scams

Local group proposes to build new permanent market in downtown Sac. How the area's farm-to-fork movement could better serve hungry people locally. Gina Spadafori on how to avoid pet scammers. Sasha Abramsky explores modern-day poverty in America.

Today's Show

Sep 19  Insight: Capitol Chat / "River City Anthology" / Chris Brubeck / Sound Advice: Jazz

Katie Orr on how some California cities are reacting to new bills. Story of Sacramento will be told through poetry at the Actor's Theatre. Renowned jazz soloist performs tribute concert to his father. Gary Vercelli introduces us to some witty lyrics.

Recent Shows

Sep 18  Insight: Tahoe Crayfish / "The Collector's" / Elaine Eats / Ben Goldberg / DayTripper: Salmon Fishing

We get an update on efforts to create a new crayfish industry in Lake Tahoe. KVIE show chronicles the journey of serious collectors. Award-winning clarinetist performs this weekend.

Sep 17  Insight: Surburban Poverty / Cost of Being Unhealthy / News Network / Comedian Johnny Taylor

New book explores rising poverty in suburbia. Being vigilant and planning ahead helps community stay healthy. We'll hear how the Sacramento Convention Center is faring and other stories making news in town. Johnny Taylor gets "Tangled Up in Plaid."

Sep 16  Insight: Covered California: A Consumer's Guide / Fighting the Flu / "Stem Cells: An Insider's Guide" / History and Geography of the Mount Shasta Region

What Californians can expect when the health-insurance exchange opens Oct. 1. Tips for fighting the seasonal flu. New book documents exciting stem cell research happening in Sacramento. How the geography of a place impacts its people's history.

Sep 13  Insight: Capitol Chat / College Football's Underbelly / Mixing Eastern and Western Medicine / Michael Levine

California lawmakers have finished their session and we'll hear what bills made it through to the Governor. Mark Kreidler talks about big business in college sports. Dr. Daphne Miller speaks in Nevada City. Dallas Brass founder perfoms in Folsom.

Sep 12  Insight: California Legislative Update / Tahoe Swimmer / When Pets Go Viral / Sound Advice: Fall Preview

We'll get an update on some of the bills lawmakers have passed during this last week of session. UNR student swims perimeter of Tahoe in honor of his dad. The secret to pets going viral on the internet. Jeff Hudson looks ahead to the concert season.

Sep 11  Insight: America's Role in Syria? / Farmers and Climate Change / Kushman by the Bottle / Music to Memorialize 9-11

Sac area residents with ties to Syria offer their opinions on American intervention. New survey shows farmers fear government policy more than climate change. It's crunch time for area winemakers.

Sep 10  Insight: Capitol Watch / News Network: Fire Update / Ikebana International / "Stolen Moments"

We check in with political reporters nationally and locally to talk about some of the big issues facing lawmakers this week. An update on three fires burning in NorCal. The art of Japanese floral arranging.Sac-made film opens film fest this weekend.

Sep 09  Insight: Expanding Midwifery / "The Pink Room" / Sacramento Comedy Festival / Indian Raga & American Jazz Fushion

New bill would expand licensed midwives' rights to perform homebirths. Award-winning documentary about sex trafficking airs on KVIE tonight. Comedy gets a week-long showcase at annual festival. Abbos Kosimov and Pandit Binay Pathak perform.

Sep 06  Insight: Capitol Chat / Food Literacy Month / Producer Pete Berkow / "Fringe"

Ben Adler updates us on the end of the prison strike and how the end of session is going for lawmakers. Finding new ways to teach kids healthy eating habits. PBS Producer films two concerts for new series. Sideshow meets comedy in new monthly show.

Sep 05  Insight: Filmmaker Greg Finton / Higgs Particle / Marcos Breton / Sound Advice: Launch

Can arena projects revitalize a city's downtown? Nobel Prize-winning physicist speaks in Sacramento. Award-winning filmmaker has two features in the Nevada City Film Fest. We'll hear music from some of the artists performing at festival this weekend.
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