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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Listen to Invisibilia: Entanglement, Friday, May 22, in place of Insight.

Listen to Reveal: Law And Disorder 2: Citizens, Cameras And Cops, Monday, May 25, in place of Insight

LATEST SHOW | 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

RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service /  AP

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

Paul A. Hebert / Invision / AP

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

Jae C. Hong / AP

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

Rich Pedroncelli / AP

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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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight: News Network / Hunger In The Farm-To-Fork Capital / Dr. James Abshire / Lofts Concert

Auburn community members are rallying to save the 70-year-old DeWitt Theater. Auburn Journal Staff Writer Gus Thompson will explain the debate. Plus, a look at how civil discourse can help solve hunger one person at a time.

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Monday, May 11, 2015

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Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Sacramento's Hunger Awareness Week / Tour Of California Update / Justin Farren

The Political Junkie Ken Rudin gives us his take on the latest candidates jumping into the 2016 presidential race. Insight takes a look at the issue of hunger with the Sacramento Hunger Coalition.

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Friday, May 08, 2015

Insight: Capitol Chat / Amgen Tour Of California / Catriona McPherson / "There Is A Happiness That Morning Is"

CapRadio's Ben Adler talks about the governor’s push to continue with the water project. Plus, sports journalist James Raia previews the Tour of California from the women’s first stage in South Lake Tahoe.

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