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 | Thursday, May 28, 2015

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Insight: Oiled Wildlife Care Network / Pit Bull Socialization Program / Public Art for the Arena / Sound Advice

On Insight, we talk with the head of the Oiled Wildlife Care Network, whose members are in Santa Barbara helping with the oil spill cleanup. CapRadio's Gregory Allen profiles a training program for pit bulls at the Sacramento County Animal Shelter.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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Insight: New Rules For Sacramento Food Trucks / Ilya Ponomarev / Pet Tales / SummerWords

The only member of Russia’s parliament to vote against the annexation of Crimea was exiled from the country and now lives in San Jose, California. He explains how he still casts votes in parliament and why he is hopeful for change in Russia.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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Insight: The Political Junkie Goes West / News Network / Arts Scene In Sacramento

Insight checks in with the Political Junkie. We have a discussion about Sacramento's arts and theater scene. Plus, we talk with a reporter covering a federal grand jury's probe into PG&E and its relationship with regulators.

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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Insight: Capitol Chat / Preservation & Co. Break-In / Bill Champlin / Sound Advice: Classical

The California Medical Association pulled its opposition to “Right To Die” legislation. On Insight, CapRadio's Katie Orr explains. Blues Party Host Mick Martin interview’s Bill Champlin, whose band Sons of Champlin is performing Saturday in Folsom.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

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Insight: Iceland And Climate Change / Moving Levees to Increase Groundwater / Capital Dance Project / 'Bebop, Swing & Bella Musica'

On Insight, CapRadio's Lesley McClurg interviews the president of Iceland about climate change. Plus, a UC Davis hydrologist explains why moving levees further from the riverbanks will help store groundwater.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

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Insight: News Network / 'Weed: The New Science Of Marijuana' / CORE Dance / B.B. King Tribute

CapRadio's Pauline Bartolone talks about healthcare for the undocumented in Sacramento County. Insight chats with Hampton Sides, who wrote National Geographic's June cover story about the science of marijuana. Plus, Mick Marktin remembers B.B. King.

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Monday, May 18, 2015

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Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Tech Teens / Sands Hall

Some teens are dropping out of high school to write code or design apps? It's happening more than you might realize. Reporter Nellie Bowles talks about her story: “The Real Teenagers of Silicon Valley." And Singer/songwriter Sands Hall performs live.

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Friday, May 15, 2015

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Insight: Capitol Chat / Butterflies In The Sierra Nevada / Rebroadcast: 'Rails, Tales and Trails' / Manny Kellough

CapRadio's Ben Adler has key highlights from Gov. Jerry Brown's revised budget. Chinese immigrants were key in building the Transcontinental Railroad. Their contributions are being honored in the railroad's 150th anniversary celebrations.

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Insight: California Budget Revision / '88 Days in the Mother Lode' / Gather Oak Park / Sound Advice: Jazz

On Insight, former legislative analyst Steve Boilard explains the difficulties of budgeting in California -- even with a surplus. And two film producers explain how Mark Twain found his voice as an author in Calaveras County.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Insight: Nepal Earthquake / Hidden Hunger: Churches And Schools Update / Kushman By The Bottle / Richard Cionco

On Insight, we hear from two Reno students who are in Nepal. They'll talk about the latest aftershock that rattled the country Tuesday. In Sacramento, it's Hunger Action Day at the state Capitol. We continue our discussion on hunger in Sacramento.

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