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, December 18, 2017

Jonathan Ayestas / Capital Public Radio

Political Junkie: Tax Bill Vote Expected This Week

A vote is expected on the GOP's tax bill and the Political Junkie joins us with context and analysis

Monday, December 18, 2017

Chris Remington / Capital Public Radio

How Could GOP Tax Bill Affect California?

California Budget Center's Chris Hoene outlines some of the possibly cuts Californians might face if the tax reform is pushed through.

Monday, December 18, 2017

BBC Look-Ahead

Pooneh Ghoddoosi previews some of the big stories the BBC is watching this week.

Monday, December 18, 2017

Signa Force Fans Rejoice

Bestselling author James Rollins releases lastest novel in his popular Signa Force series

Friday, December 15, 2017

Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

Insight: Capitol Chat / Surviving Hurricane Katrina / Life In 24 Frames

Ben Adler updates on the California Senate hiring attorneys to handle harassment allegations. Jonathan Ayestas shares his Hurricane Katrina story. Kris Adams of Life in 24 Frames shares a solo acoustic performance of songs from "Ctrl + Z."

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Insight: Joseph Mann Shooting Update / Sound Advice: Connections / Me & You Perform Live

Sacramento News & Review reporter Raheem Hosseini shares new information about the Joseph Mann shooting. Connections host Stephen Peithman has holiday themed Sound Advice. Me & You performs live in studio.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight: Mayor Darrell Steinberg / PolitiFact 2017 Review / Gentrification Documentary 'City Rising'

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg reflects on accomplishments in 2017 and his goals for 2018. PolitiFact editor Angie Holan and reporter Chris Nichols share the lie of the year. The documentary "City Rising" shines a light on gentrification.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo

Insight: #WeSaidEnough On Consequences For Lawmakers / Tapigami World Tour / Grass Valley Cornish Christmas

Founders of the #WeSaidEnough movement return to discuss consequences for lawmakers who harass women. Tapigami artists Danny Scheible and Eben Burgoon share experiences from touring in China and Italy. Cornish Christmas returns to Grass Valley.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Mike Eliason / Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP

Insight: Political Junkie Ken Rudin / CAL FIRE Update / BBC News / The Gold Souls

Political Junkie Ken Rudin previews the Alabama Senate race. CALFIRE Chief Ken Pimlot updates on wildfires around the state. BBC News shares developing stories for the week. The Gold Souls share a live performance recorded in the Insight studio.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra / Courtesy

Insight: Retaliation At Capitol / John Chiang / Poet Daniel Rounds / SCSO "Home For The Holidays" Concert

CALmatters reporter Laurel Rosenhall on retaliation against the women of the #WeSaidEnough campaign. Ben Adler interviews John Chiang about running for governor in 2018. Poet Daniel Rounds shares "Eros Zero." SCSO presents Home For The Holidays.