Insight


    

A daily, in-depth interview program providing context and background to the issues that face our region.

 
9am and 8pm Monday - Friday.
 

Beth is taking a summer break and will return on Monday, August 28th.

Insight has the week of August 4-8 off and returns on Monday, August 11th with Rick Kushman and Pamelu Wu sharing guest host duties until Beth returns.


Upcoming Shows

May 16  Insight: Kings Stay in Sacramento / Power Politics in California / "The Gingerbread Lady" / Sound Advice: Jazz

The Kings will stay in Sacramento but there are still questions about who will own the team. We'll hear the latest. How political party money influences races in California. New Helvetia Theatre stages Niel Simon play. Devin Yamanaka with new jazz.

May 17  Insight: Kings Sale / Capitol Chat / "Next Fall" / Susie Glaze and the Hilonesome Band

A deal has been reached between the Maloofs and a new ownership group for the Kings. Katie Orr on budget revision reaction and Prop. 13. Resurrection Theatre takes on heavy themes. Bluegrass band performs in our studios and is in Winters tonight.

May 20  Insight: The Arts and Basketball / Stem Cell Cloning / Nicolas' Garden

Will a sports and entertainment complex in downtown Sacramento help or hurt the area's other arts orgnizations? UC Davis stem cell researcher on new developments in cell cloning. Eight-year-old releases new app for kids looking for healthy habits.

Today's Show

May 15  Insight: NBA Votes on Relocation / Arena Opposition / Perspectives on Agriculture / Sacramento Choral Society

Ben Adler reports from Dallas where NBA owners are meeting about the on-going Sacramento Kings saga. We'll also hear from opponents to a city-subsidized arena. CEOs of major Sac Valley agriculture producers. Patriotic music this weekend.

Recent Shows

May 14  Insight: Governor Brown's Updated Budget / News Network / Lawmakers' Budget Reaction

Gov. Jerry Brown releases his revised budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. We'll hear some remarks and get context and analysis from Steve Boilard. Plus, an update on the Leila Fowler murder and Martha Bellisle talks about illegal guns in Reno.

May 13  Insight: Kings Update / Youth Unemployment / Burning Man Build / "Hedda Gabler"

How difficult is it really to find a job as a young person in today's economy. Sacramento Burners get their build on. Stephanie Gularte and Janis Stevens team up for a new Cap Stage production.

May 10  Insight: Unanimous Court / Breast Cancer Endowment / Amy Reed & Ross Hammond / Sound Advice: In the Flow

Law Professor John Sims takes explores the current make-up of California's Supreme Court. Women share stories of mothers they lost to breast cancer. Musicians perform in our studio. Samples of music from this week's In the Flow Festival.

May 09  Insight: Unanimous Court / Breast Cancer Endowment / Amy Reed & Ross Hammond / Sound Advice: In the Flow

Law Professor John Sims takes explores the current make-up of California's Supreme Court. Women share stories of mothers they lost to breast cancer. Musicians perform in our studio. Samples of music from this week's In the Flow Festival.

Apr 11  Insight: Digital Textbooks / Alternative Education: Homeschooling / Author Jeffrey Littorno / Sound Advice: World Music

What's the future of digital textbooks in the classroom? We examine another alternative educational option for parents. Jeffrey Littorno's new novel "Soul Hostage." Cale Wiggins brings us new music from around the world.

Mar 26  Insight: Arena Term Sheet / Supreme Court Takes on Prop. 8 / News Network: News & Review / Sunday Brunch

People across America are watching as arguments over the constitutionality of same sex marriage begin in the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday. We're speaking with Professor of Constitutional Law at UCLA Adam Winkler about the California Proposition 8 case.

Mar 25  Insight: Little Hoover Commission on State Parks / Stockton Bankruptcy / Alternative Education: Reggio Emilia / Martin Beal

New report criticizes the management of California's State Park system and asks for changes. Bankruptcy proceedings for the City of Stockton begin today. A look at an Italian style of preschool and primary education. Jazz singer releases new album.

Mar 11  Insight: The Effects of Realignment / Project-Based Learning / Chef Jacob Burton

Does realignment make it harder to track parolees with GPS? Exploring a West Sacramento school's use of project-based learning in place. Up-and-coming chef Jacob Burton puts Truckee cuisine on the national scene.

Feb 26  insight-022613

Bob Moffitt and Jared Goyette on Sac's State of the City and the future of the Kings. What makes up a Montessori School and how is it different? ANTM winner Naima participates in fashion week. Songs from the movies make up trio's new CD.

Dec 07  Insight: Capitol Chat / Prop 8 / Somewhere Between / Celtic Christmas Celebration

Same-sex couples in California hoping to get married are paying close attention to the United States Supreme Court this week. The High Court is set to decide whether or not to hear the case of Proposition 8.
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