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LATEST SHOW | Friday, October 09, 2015
California Governor Jerry Brown is facing a deadline to sign or veto legislation by the end of the weekend. On Insight, Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler talks about some of the notable bills Brown signed into law this past week.
Capital Bureau Chief Ben Adler will discuss several bills that Gov. Jerry Brown signed.Capitol Chat
Veteran journalists and political analysts Steve Swatt and Jeff Raimundo have a new book called “Game Changers: 12 Elections that Transformed California.” Their overall point: Your vote does count.Game Changes
St. John’s Program for Change, a women’s and children’s shelter and counseling and training center, is turning 30 this month.
Insight speaks with Fantastic Negrito, the Oakland musician who won NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Contest, and who says his musician name represents his third, and he hopes, last rebirth.Fantastic Negrito
Thursday, October 08, 2015
Insight has a preview of the major cases the United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear in its next term. Plus, Grammy-winning music journalist Ashley Kahn talks about Dave Brubeck’s anti-segregation jazz musical, "The Real Ambassadors."
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Insight: UC Davis Professor Karime Bennoune / Sacramento Transportation / Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965
A UC Davis law professor was named to the United Nations Human Rights Council this week. She’ll describe some of the current threats to human rights around the world. Plus, a conversation on transportation with Regional Transit’s CEO Mike Wiley.
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
On Insight, James Barber award-winning food blogger talks about the future of food and Hank Shaw, talks about a Kickstarter campaign to fund his new venison cookbook.
Monday, October 05, 2015
Insight: The Political Junkie Goes West / How Israel Reuses Water / Sick Guadalupe Fur Seal Pups / Whale Fossil
The former head of Israel’s Water Authority explains how his country recycles 80 percent of its water. Executive director of the Marine Mammal Center explains how warming water in the Pacific Ocean is killing Guadalupe Fur Seals.
Friday, October 02, 2015
We're following California Congressman Kevin McCarthy’s campaign to become the next Speaker of the House. Connor Poggetto won three gold medals at the Disabled World Water-skiing Championships; he joins us in the studio. And music from blues legends.
Thursday, October 01, 2015
How often do cops use force when making arrests in the greater Sacramento area? On the next Insight, we’ll talk with two Capital Public Radio reporters who have been looking at the data. Plus, the Sacramento Comedy Festival begins this weekend.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
A legislation package on marijuana regulations is awaiting the signature of Gov. Jerry Brown. Insight speaks with people in the industry to talk about what the new rules would mean to them. Plus, Peter Hecht talks about his book on the industry.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
UC Davis geologist and Mars Rover team member Dawn Sumner explains the discovery. Structural engineer Kit Miyamoto explains what he learned in the aftermath of the earthquake in Nepal, and how California can apply those lessons.
Monday, September 28, 2015
The scramble to choose a new House Speaker has begun. The Political Junkie, Ken Rudin, has more to say. Teen filmmakers describe their entries in the All Youth Film festival in Sacramento. And Donna Apidone talks with bass player Jack Casady.