Insight With Beth Ruyak

HOSTED BY: Beth Ruyak

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LATEST SHOW | Friday, May 01, 2015

Insight: Sacramento Grid 2.0 / May is Bike Month / Amador Four Fires

On Insight today, we'll talk about the plans for moving people around, especially through the central city, and about the approaches being used to get people to sometimes leave their cars -- and whether the idea is to make driving too painful.

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  • Sacramento Grid 2.0

    Sacramento’s urban core is bursting at the seams with new development. But does it have the transportation infrastructure to support all the new people that will be crowding into the city to watch the Sacramento Kings or a show at Music Circus?

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    The Future of Cycling in Sacramento

    May is Bike Month but it’s not like cyclists suddenly garage their bikes come June. And there could be a lot more cycling in the city in the near future as Sacramento’s urban core expands.

  • Tourism In Amador And Four Fires Festival

    Is Amador County the next big tourist draw in California? As the food and wine scene continues to grow and mature in the foothills, area businesses are hoping to capitalize on the region’s changing scene.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Insight: California's Latest Water Reductions / The Fall of Saigon: Vietnamese Refugee Perspective / Sound Advice

Environment reporter Amy Quinton details the revised water restrictions proposed by the CA Water Resources Control Board.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

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Insight: SCOTUS Same-Sex Marriage Case / 'Chinese Builders Of Gold Mountain' / 'The Sacramento Picture' / Andonia Cakouros

On Insight, law professors from McGeorge Law School and UC Davis talk about the gay marriage case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Plus, filmmakers discuss their work, showing at the Sacramento International Film Festival.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Insight: Organic Life Author / Sacramento Urban Search And Rescue / Saigon Anniversary

Rescue efforts continue after a deadly earthquake in Nepal. A Sacramento search and rescue expert talks about responding to disasters. Then, Sergeant Ken Crouse talks about being a young Marine in the final weeks of the Vietnam War.

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Monday, April 27, 2015

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Insight: 'Vision For The Flyway' / Political Junkie Goes West / SNAP/CalFresh Sign-Ups / Katie McCleary

Former longtime California Congressman Vic Fazio marks the 25th anniversary of the Yolo Basin Foundation. The Political Junkie, Ken Rudin, checks in from Washington DC. And Katie McCleary shares a book that publishers have rejected.

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

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Insight: Capitol Chat / Mike Sager / Sound Advice

On Insight, we chat with CapRadio's Ben Adler to discuss SB 277, a controversial bill that would require vaccinations for kids going to public schools unless they have a medical condition. Plus, a conversation with award-winning Author Mike Sager.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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Insight: Armenian Genocide 100 Years Later / Pet Tales / Jim Nunally And Nell Robinson

On Insight, we'll have a conversation with UC Davis Professor Keith Watenpaugh, who is in Turkey, about the 100th anniversary of the Ottoman Empire's campaign against Armenia in 1915. Plus, Gina Spadafori is in for this month's Pet Tales.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

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Insight: News Network / Urban Agriculture Ordinance / "The Chisera"

Insight checks in with News10's Tim Daly for the latest news in Stockton. Plus, Insight will have an update from urban farmers in Sacramento now that they're allowed to sell their produce on their private property.

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Monday, April 20, 2015

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Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Sue Pearson / Jeffrey Young

The Political Junkie Ken Rudin has more on Election 2016. Plus, violinist Jeffrey Young will be making a stop in Sacramento.

Political Junkie Goes West / Sue Pearson / Jeffrey Young

Political Junkie Goes West / Sue Pearson / Jeffrey Young

Friday, April 17, 2015

Rich Pedroncelli / AP

Insight: Capitol Chat: SB277 / Japanese-American Internment Artifacts / Scottish Games

Ben Adler will be in for Capitol Chat. A Sacramento couple leads an effort to stop the auction of Japanese-American internment artifacts. And the 139th Sacramento Valley Scottish Games & Festival will be at the Yolo County Fairgrounds next week.

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