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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LATEST SHOW | Monday, June 25, 2018

Monday, June 25, 2018

Monday, June 25, 2018

Friday, June 22, 2018

Stock / Capital Public Radio

Insight: Capitol Chat / Kru Raises Funds For Suicide Prevention / Sacramento French Film Festival / Kirstin Chen's Latest Novel

CapRadio's Ben Adler joins Insight to talk about the battles over rent control and net neutrality. Kru restaurant raises funds for suicide prevention. Insight previews the Sacramento French Film Festival. Author Kirstin Chen discusses her new novel.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

J. Barry O'Rourke / Ali Ryerson / Courtesy

Insight: Rent Control / Elder Abuse / Sound Advice: Jazz / Roy Rogers Performs

CapRadio's Chris Nichols discusses the rent control measure headed to the ballot in November. Learn the warning signs of elder abuse. CapRadio Jazz Music Director Gary Vercelli gives his song recommendations. Slide guitarist Roy Rogers performs.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

LaTour / Courtesy

Insight: California's Housing Crisis / Forgotten Theatre Company / LaTour Performs / Sixth Annual Sacramento Stand-Up Competition

CALMatters data reporter Matt Levin discusses a strange symptom of California's housing crisis. Forgotten Theatre Company talks about their upcoming production. LaTour performs. A preview of the line-up of the Sacramento Stand-Up Competition.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Fair Oaks Theatre Festival

Insight: New Capitol Sexual Harassment Policy / Janus v. AFSCME / Refugee Soccer Game / Fair Oaks Theatre Festival's 'Mary Poppins'

Lobbyist Pamela Lopez on proposed Capitol harassment protocols. Teacher who went up against union speaks out on U.S. Supreme Court case. Republic FC to host soccer tournament for refugees. Fair Oaks Theatre Festival presents "Mary Poppins."

Monday, June 18, 2018

Wilfredo Lee / AP Photo

Insight: Political Junkie / California Legislature Overhauls Sexual Harassment Complaint Process / Gold Souls Perform

Political Junkie Ken Rudin on the Trump administration policy of separating children from their families at the border. California lawmakers overhaul the sexual harassment complaint process. The Gold Souls perform new music from "Good to Feel."

Thursday, June 14, 2018


Insight: Capitol Chat Looks Ahead To November / B Street Debuts One-Woman Play / Rituals Of Mine Plays R Street / Davis Music Festival

CapRadio’s Ben Bradford explains what the California primaries mean for the upcoming midterm elections. B Street debuts a new, one-woman play. Rituals of Mine headlines this weekend's R Street celebration. A preview of the Davis Music Festival.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Karin Higgins/UC Davis

Insight: Nevada Primary Results / UC Davis Chancellor Gary May On Stephon Clark / Kushman By The Bottle / Tiny Desk Sacramento

Reporter Megan Messerly recaps the Nevada primary. UC Davis Chancellor Gary May reflects on his life, career and the impact of Stephon Clark. A look at why more restaurants don't feature local wines. Lillian Frances headlines Tiny Desk Sacramento.