Insight With Beth Ruyak

Hosted By Beth Ruyak

A daily, in-depth interview program providing context and background to the issues that face our region.

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Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
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LATEST SHOW | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Cody Drabble / Capital Public Radio

Insight: Politifact CA Checks John Cox / Republican Strategist Cassandra Pye On Her Life And Career / Kushman By The Bottle / The Big Sing

Politifact California reporter Chris Nichols tells us about his latest fact checks. Cassandra Pye on her life as an African-American woman in Sacramento. Rick Kushman gives us his summer wine tips. The Sacramento Choral Society previews The Big Sing.

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  • Cody Drabble / Capital Public Radio

    PolitiFact CA: Did Gavin Newsom Separate Families?

    PolitiFact California reporter Chris Nichols checks out a claim made by Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox.

  • Cody Drabble / Capital Public Radio

    Cassandra Pye On Her Life And Political Career As An African-American Woman In Sacramento

    Republican strategist Cassandra Pye discusses her career in politics and what it’s like to be an African-American woman working in California’s capitol city.

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    Kushman By the Bottle: Wine In The Summertime

    Wine expert Rick Kushman offers suggestions on how to treat your wine differently in the summer heat.

  • The Big Sing In Sacramento

    Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra leads local effort to bring 10,000 voices together for one California concert this Saturday.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Insight: Rent Control In Sacramento / Unions After Janus Decision / Ross Hammond And Jay Nair Perform

CapRadio's Senior Editor for News Nick Miller fills us in on the possibility of rent stabilization in Sacramento. We look at the power of workers' unions after Janus v. AFSCME. Ross Hammond and Jay Nair perform “Songs Of Universal Peace.”

Monday, July 16, 2018

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Insight: Political Junkie On The Trump-Putin Summit / CapRadio's YosemiteLand Podcast Launches / Local Author Jane Delury

Political Junkie Ken Rudin joins us to discuss President Trump and Russian President Putin's summit. CapRadio Environment Reporter Ezra David Romero tells us about his new, YosemiteLand. Local author Jane Delury previews her new book, "The Balcony."

Friday, July 13, 2018

Insight: Capitol Chat On Rent Control / Local Nonprofit Cut Ups Looking For A New Home / Rituals Of Mine Performs / Mino Yanci Performs

Politico's Jeremy White helps us understand the controversial rent control ballot measure coming before voters in November. Local nonprofit Cut Ups tells us about their search for a new work space. Rituals of Mine and Mino Yanci perform.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

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Insight: Housing Affordability In California / 'Forgotten Sacramento Murders' / Sound Advice / Jasmine Fuego Performs

KPBS reporter Amita Sharma discusses her stories on high housing costs for the California Dream project. True Crime author David Kulczyk previews his new book. Hey, Listen! host Nick Brunner fills us in on CapRadio music beds. Jasmine Fuego performs.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

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Insight: Dixon City Council Controversy / 'Dark Sea Rising' Book Preview / Ngaio Bealum On California Cannabis / Drop Dead Red Performs

Capital Public Radio Reporter Bob Moffitt tells us about a Dixon official's anti-LGBTQ newspaper column. The authors of "Dark Sea Rising" preview the new book. Ngaio Bealum on "Cooking on High" and California cannabis. Drop Dead Red performs.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

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Insight: Legal Scholars On Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court Nomination And This Year's Key Decisions / Achilles Wheel Performs

Monday, July 9, 2018

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Insight: The Political Junkie On Trump's SCOTUS pick / Rep. Doris Matsui / CalFire Wildfire Update / Author Suzanne Rindell

The Political Junkie discusses Trump's Supreme Court nominee. Doris Matsui on Justice Anthony Kennedy, family separations and more. Cal Fire gives us an update on California's wildfires. Author Suzanne Rindell previews her new book, "Eagle & Crane."

Thursday, June 28, 2018

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Insight: Anthony Kennedy's Resignation / Myths About Homelessness / Rural Homelessness / Poet Dante Pelayo / Dog Party Performs

Sacramento reacts to Justice Anthony Kennedy's resignation. PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols discusses common myths about homelessness. We look into homelessness in rural communities. Poet Dante Pelayo shares his poetry. Dog Party performs.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

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Insight: Capitol Chat / Pawnee Fire Update / Reporter Allen Young on McClatchy's Digital Transformation / Davis Shakespeare Festival

CapRadio Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins us for Capitol Chat. CalFire updates us on the Pawnee Fire. Reporter Allen Young discusses his Comstock's cover story about McClatchy's digital future. We preview the Davis Shakespeare Festival.