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Capitol Chat - Capital Public Radio's Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins us to discuss his latest report on Prop 55, the massive voter guide in your mailbox and the state of California's beloved first dog. Rock Climber Alex Honnold - Alex Honnold has shattered climbing records. At 31, he's become the first person to climb Yosemite's Half Dome and Moonlight Buttress without any protective equipment. He discusses his latest climbing adventures and his memoir, "Alone On the Wall." Rock Band...
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California's Comey Response / Mental Health Month / Sound Advice / Little Charlie Baty California's Delegation responds to Trump's firing of James Comey; Sacramento observes Mental Health Month; Classical host Kevin Doherty hosts Sound Advice and Little Charlie Baty performs on Insight.
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Spillway Updates From Lake Oroville The state is considering opening an emergency spillway on the Oroville Dam this Saturday for the first time in history. Bob Moffitt is in Oroville and joins Insight. A Message On Climate Change From Former EPA Head What role will California continue to play in the fight against climate change? Capital Public Radioâs Ben Bradford sat down with the former head of the EPA and has new climate change legislation to discuss. 'Kokoro' Exhibit In California Museum...
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The Political Junkie Goes West - The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment that puts California politics in the context of the national scene. RT Blue Line Extension - Sacramento Regional Transit's new blue line opens Monday, a project that has taken 10 years to complete. CapRadio's Bob...
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Schools, Churches On The Front Line In Effort To Address Hunger Amaya Weiss and Pastor Karen Abrego are featured in CapRadio's upcoming The View From Here documentary Hidden Hunger. Weiss works as a learning support specialist at John Still K-8 School. Pastor Karen Abrego is associate pastor of Ebenezer Christian Center. Both women will discuss their work in The Avenues and Meadowview areas of South Sacramento. Drum Line Teacher Honored On National TV Grant Union High School drum-line director...
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CapChat: Guns, Guns, Guns This week on Capitol Chat, the topic of conversation is guns. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins us in the studio to talk about what's trending as far as gun control in the state Capitol. Remembering Comedian Michael O'Connell Michael O'Connell, a beloved comedian in the Sacramento scene, died yesterday from complications of muscular dystrophy at the UC Davis Medical Center. We'll talks with local comedians about his life. Sound Advice: Blue Dog Jam Revamp From one...
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Insight: Capitol Chat / National Donor Sabbath / Future Of Music / Sound Advice Thursday's Insight includes a Capitol Chat post election, a conversation about donating organs after death, a forum addressing the future of musicians and Sound Advice from Classical Host Kevin Doherty.
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Italy Earthquake Kills More Than 70, Leaves Many More Injured Italy suffered a 6.2 earthquake and over 200 aftershocks since the early hours of this morning. More than 70 people were killed and many more injured. We'll talk to earthquake expert Graham Kent from Nevada who will explain the seismic activity. Boxing Becomes Therapeutic Approach To People With Parkinson's Disease Melissa Tafoya coaches athletes at her gym, Rock Steady Boxing Sacramento, but some of her trainees there are battling...
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President Trump's Travel Ban Results In Controversy, Lawsuits Political Junkie Ken Rudin recaps the back and forth between Trump and two states that filed legal action against him and other news surrounding the President's actions. What Legal Rights Do Immigrants Have When Traveling? As questions percolate surrounding President Trump's executive order on immigration, attorneys are scrambling to advise their clients on travel, legal rights and actions they can take. Examining Overland Trail's...
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Political Junkie Ken Rudin: Short-Term Spending And Trump Comments On Immigration Political Junkie Ken Rudin recaps a weekend in Washington D.C. that saw an immigration compromise fall apart and lead to a potential government shutdown later this week. Wayne Thiebaud Exhibit Opens in Davis Shrem Museum Director Rachel Teagle explores legendary Sacramento pop-artist Wayne Thiebaud's work from 1958 to 1968. Remembering Benny Goodman Remembering Benny Goodman and his legacy 80 years after a...
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News Network - Capital Public Radio's regional reporter Bob Moffitt, brings us up-to-date with Sacramento's on-going anti-camping-ordinance protest happening at City Hall. The Future Of Unions - Chair of the Uc Berkeley Labor Center Ken Jacobs joins Beth Ruyak to discuss how unions might fare in the near future. Jesse Vasquez - Jesse Vasquez takes photographs with only a flashlight illuminating the subjects. He joins us to talk about his work and an upcoming live performance at the Crocker Art...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Speaks In Sacramento On Battle Over Sanctuary State Policies Chris Remington Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke Wednesday morning at the Law Enforcement Legislative Day in Sacramento. Ben Bradford joins with an update on the Trump administration's lawsuit against California over sanctuary state policies. University Of The Pacific Honors 150th Anniversary Of John Muir's First Visit To California Chris Remington Two professors from University of the Pacific mark...
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The Political Junkie Ken Rudin - The Political Junkie Ken Rudin joins Insight to put California politics in the context of the national scene. PolitiFact CA: Myth Busting The Drought - PolitiFact CA Reporter Chris Nichols joins us to take on some of the statements we commonly hear about "the end of the drought." Fair Legislation - Director and Producer Doug Harris joins Insight to discuss his new documentary "Fair Legislation: The Byron Rumford Story." Sacramento Opera...
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News Network - CapRadio's Healthcare Reporter Pauline Bartolone joins Insight as Sacramento County considers whether to provide health benefits to undocumented people. Weed: The New Science Of Marijuana - Acclaimed writer Hampton Sides joins Insight. He wrote the cover story for the June issue of National Geographic Magazine, which is entirely devoted to the science of marijuana. CORE Dance - CORE Contemporary Dance has an upcoming performance in the renovated State Theater in Auburn. Founder...
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Anthony Kennedy's Resignation / Myths About Homelessness / Rural Homelessness / Poet Dante Pelayo / Dog Party Performs Sacramento reacts to Justice Anthony Kennedy's resignation. PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols discusses common myths about homelessness. We look into homelessness in rural communities. Poet Dante Pelayo shares his poetry. Dog Party performs.
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PolitiFact: Trump's Foreign Visit, Dead Tree Fund Did President Trumpâs first foreign visit generate millions of jobs and billions of dollars? PolitiFact national editor Angie Holan examines the claim. Joining her is PolitiFact California Reporter Chris Nichols. 'The Last Days Of Cafe Leila': A Story Of Exile And Nostalgia Chef Donia Bijan is best known for her work in the kitchen, but she joins Insight to share her novel inspired by the history, culture, politics and food of her homeland....
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Capitol Chat: Lawmakers Delay Vote On Housing Bills Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler reports live from the Assembly floor for an update on delays to a package of bills to address the statewide affordable housing crisis. CAL FIRE Update On Ponderosa Fire In Butte County, New Documentary "Fire Chasers" CAL FIRE Battalion Chief Michael Mohler brings an update on the Ponderosa Fire in Butte County, and previews a new Netflix documentary series about firefighters called "Fire...
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California Gov. Jerry Brown's Week Of Legislation Explained Gov. Jerry Brown had another busy week signing key legislation on education and the environment. LA Times' state government and politics reporter Melanie Mason talks about the governor's busy work week. Reyna Grande Shares Memoir About Crossing Mexico-U.S. Border Award-winning novelist and memoirist Reyna Grande shares her new book, "The Distance Between Us," about Reyna's parents making the dangerous trek across the...
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Maintaining Levees â Who's In Charge? As aging levees across the Sacramento region continue to pose a flood risk, environmental reporter Amy Quinton provides an update on whoâs inspecting and maintain them. The Vagina Monologues Takes On A Politically (And Emotionally) Charged Climate Three Sacramento non-profits take on domestic violence and sexual assault in a unique production of the Vagina Monologues. The director of the production and representatives from three non-profits join us in...
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Water Rights Explained On Insight, Environmental Attorney Chris Shearing will talk about California's water rights system. Hannah Nordhaus Releases New Book, 'American Ghost' Journalist Hannah Nordhaus wrote "The Beekeepers Lament" just before these drought years started to hit the west. sheâs on tour now with her new book titled "American Ghost." Legendary Singer Rita Coolidge Performs In Sacramento Grammy Winner Rita Coolidge will speak with Insight before her show at...
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Sacramento's B Street Theatre We learn more about the construction plan for Sacramento's new B Street Theatre with Producing Artistic Director, Buck Busfield. CapRadio's Arts & Theater Critic, Jeff Hudson, adds history and perspective on the changing Sacramento arts scene. Iconic Rock Photographer Ethan Russell: The Best Seat In The House Grammy-nominated author and photographer Ethan Russell made a name for himself taking pictures of the biggest stars in rock 'n' roll. He presents some of...
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Capitol Chat: Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Asm. Cristina Garcia Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler reviews new allegations against Asm. Cristina Garcia. Transcontinental Railroad Marks 150th Anniversary The US-China Railroad Friendship Association marks the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad. Looking Back On The 1960 Winter Olympics At Squaw Valley The El Dorado County Arts Commission shares art and memorabilia from the 1960 Winter Olympics at Squaw Valley. Veteran...
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Insight: PolitiFact California / Grand Canyon Expedition / Sound Advice / Cellist Amit Peled For Thursday's Insight, we hear about PolitiFact's latest fact checks, a 135-mile rafting expedition by UC Davis, hip-hop and punk music in Sacramento and a preview of cellist Amit Peled's upcoming performance.
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Insight: Mangan Gun Range / Postmodern Jukebox / 'Tina Goes To Heaven' / 'Etching In Amber' The conversation around Thursday's Insight includes lead contamination in the Mangan Gun Range, Postmodern Jukebox, new book "Tina Goes to Heaven" and a new album from duo Natalie Cressman and Mike Bono.
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Political Junkie Goes West The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment. Olympian Katie Ledecky Breaks Sacramentan Debbie Meyer's 1968 Record In Swimming As American Katie Ledecky made history at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, she also broke a record that Sacramento swimmer Debbie Meyer had held since...
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Assembly Passes Farmworkers Overtime Bill In 44-32 Vote Farmworkers landed a decisive victory when the Assembly voted in favor of a bill that would expand overtime pay for farmers. With us Tuesday is Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler to talk about the implications of the bill passing. CapRadio Reporter Julia Mitric Shares Experience Reporting On California Farmworkers CapRadio food and sustainability reporter Julia Mitric has spent time following California farmworkers in their daily workflow. She...
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Political Junkie Discusses Trump's New Travel Ban The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment. Davis Woman Writes Book About Her Journey As A "Previvor" Of Genetic Breast Cancer A Davis woman grew up idolizing breasts until she found herself vulnerable for a breast cancer mutagen...
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Armenian Genocide 100 Years Later - Last year, Turkey offered its first-ever condolences over mass deportations that preceded the Armenian deaths. Armenia estimates 1.5 million ethnic Armenians were killed from 1915 to 1923. Turkey says the figure is inflated and that killings of Armenians took place during clashes in which thousands of Turks also died. The country has never officially recognized the killing of hundreds of thousands of Armenians by the Turkish regime 100 years ago as genocide....
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Political Junkie Goes West The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment. Shortage Of Maternal Healthcare Creates Crises In Parts Of California There is a dire shortage of maternal healthcare in some parts of California. We'll talk with CALmatters journalist Minerva Canto about the shortage of...
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Which Of The Golden State Killer's Crimes Are Beyond The Statute Of Limitations? CapRadio reporter Bob Moffitt discusses which crimes committed by the Golden State Killer cannot be prosecuted due to the statute of limitations. Former Sacramento Bee Reporter Looks To The Future Ed Fletcher, who lost his job at The Sacramento Bee in the latest round of layoffs, discusses his time at the paper, what he's up to now and the future of the industry. Health Care Disparities 15 Years After Landmark...
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Ken Rudin Gives Political Analysis On First Upcoming Clinton-Trump Debate The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment. Sacramento Attorney Goes Over Best Practices Interacting With Law Enforcement Do you know what to do if you are pulled over by the police -- a lot of people don't. Sacramento...
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Brown Agrees To Deploy National Guard / Syrian Chemical Attack / CalPERS CEO / Sacramento Orchid Society / Sound Advice Gov. Jerry Brown agrees to deploy California National Guard to Mexico border. Dr. Keith Watenpaugh on Syria. CalPERS CEO on pension solvency. Sacramento Orchid Society offers tips on plant care. Classical Sound Advice. Gov. Jerry Brown Negotiates Agreement To Send National Guard To Mexico Border Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler explains why this is being seen as a smart move for...
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Political Junkie Goes West The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment. "In The Parlor: The Final Goodbye" Highlights Home Burial Option Instead of traditional burials, a trend is rising where some people are choosing home burials instead. With us is Heidi Boucher to talk about the...
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Nevada's Primary Election Recap The Reno Gazette Journal's Political Reporter, Seth Richardson, recaps some of the results from Nevada's statewide primary election. The Finance Gym Take your money problems to the finance gym: Forbes writer Stacey Powell has a new book and a new plan to help you get your finances in shape. Kushman By The Bottle Wine expert Rick Kushman chats with Beth Ruyak about home winemaking, summer heat and storing wine, and a wine gadget that has him a bit bugged....
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Insight: Political Junkie / Politifact / Capitol Chat / Sound Advice For Thursday's Insight, the Political Junkie joins us in studio, we get an overview of what Politifact is and some current fact checks, Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler updates us on local politics and we remember the late Bobby Hucherson.
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News Network: Community Policing In Sacramento After Stephon Clark was shot and killed by Sacramento police in his grandparents' backyard, the focus has turned to preventing these events from happening in the future. Could a new approach to community policing be the answer? California Dream: The Cost Of Living In California Why does it cost so much to live in California? CALmatters data reporter Matt Levin explains why housing costs are so high. Six California Governor Candidates To Face Off In...
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Insight: California Wildfires - California Wildfires are getting larger as the summer progresses with no near end in sight for some. Yubanet reporter Pascale Fusshoeller joins Insight Tuesday to talk about the current statuses on some of the major wildfires. Dead Trees - California is suffering from what scientists call a "botanical calamity" because of a growing number of dead trees posing a threat to the environment. CAL Matters reporter Julie Cart describes the dire situation the...
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Insight: Capitol Chat / Author Jodi Angel / Comedian Daniel Humbarger / Sound Advice For Thursday's Insight, reporter Ben Bradford recaps the legislative session, author Jodi Angel previews her Stories On Stage appearance, comedian Daniel Humbarger talks about his stand-up album and Nick Brunner shares some mellow music to relax to.
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Insight: Capitol Chat / 'Women Speak' / Sound Advice / Bumper Jacksons Thursday's Insight includes a review of Wednesday's California Senate race debate, a boundary-pushing show called "Women Speak," a Sound Advice about the Schumanns and music from American roots band Bumper Jacksons.
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California Democratic Convention / SummerWords 2017 / Sound Advice "Berniecrats" and establishment Democrats are growing farther apart following the California Democratic Convention; best-seller Edan Lepucki prepares for SummerWords 2017 and Hey, Listen! host Nick Brunner dissects the music of "Twin Peaks."
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CA Politifact: Arnold Schwarzenegger And Land Protection Did Arnold Schwarzenegger really protect more land than any California Governor in history? A top official said it, and CA Politifact reporter Chris Nichols looked into it. Nichols joins Insight to discuss the claim. Musician Zyah Belle To Headline Harlow's Sacramento soul singer Zyah Belle has a new project and a new album. She's celebrating both with a headlining show Friday, July 8 at Harlow's in Sacramento. Today on Insight, we catch...
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Ken Rudin: State Of The Union Ken Rudin joins Insight from Washington, D.C. to analyze President Barack Obama's State of the Union address World Relief Refugee Resettlement One of the longest running refugee resettlement organizations in Sacramento is World Relief. Insight talks with Director Kirt Lewis about resettling refugees in Sacramento and the global refugee situation. Kushman By The Bottle: Wine, Beer And Exercise Rick Kushman has details about a new study on wine, beer and exercise....
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General Produce - Sacramento's long-standing food distributer General Produce turns 80 years old this year. The produce company was founded by a Chinese immigrant three generations ago and has remained in family hands since its inception. We'll speak with the current owners of General Produce Company about their connection to regional farms and restaurants, and the early years of doing business in Downtown Sacramento. "Green Fire" - Aldo Leopold changed the state of conservation with...
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Country's Wealthiest Farmer Stewart Resnick Makes 'A Kingdom From Dust' During Drought California Sunday founder Mark Arax shares his feature "A Kingdom From Dust" on how the nation's wealthiest farmer influenced the water wars during the state's five-year drought. William Jessup Study Explores Climate Change's Effects On Migratory Birds William Jessup University Professor Michael McGrann shares research on climate change's impact on migratory birds. Sacramento Bacon Fest Kicks Off...
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How A Moderator Can Help Shape A Debate Following the Vice Presidential Debate between Mike Pence and Tim Kaine, KVIE's Jason Shoultz and the Washington Post's Margaret Sullivan discuss the vital role moderators have in debates. Weed Fights For Its Water Rights A small Northern California town could see its water source cut completely as a battle with a timber company continues to grow. Beverly Johnson -- A Pioneer For Women Of Color In Fashion World famous fashion icon Beverly Johnson comes to...
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Capitol Chat / Stories On Stage / The Rosemary Metrailer Story / Sound Advice Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler hosts Capitol Chat; Vanessa Hua is June's Stories on Stage featured author; a documentary focuses on Sacramento LGBT history and Hey, Listen! host Nick Brunner highlights music for this week's Sound Advice.
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Californians Speak Out On Election And Public Policy Issues Leading Up To November A new poll conducted by CalSpeaks on behalf of a California Counts collaboration reveals new insight into voters' thoughts on the U.S. Senate Race and propositions in the air. Joining us is Sacramento State's Kim Nalder to give further analysis. Free-Range Or Helicopter? How You Parent Affects How They Play The Annual Play Summit brings "America's Worst Mom" Lenore Skenazy to Sacramento. She joins...
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Domestic Violence National Discussion - Football star Ray Rice's domestic violence indictment and ensuing NFL punishment have sparked a national debate about spousal abuse. Joining us to explain what everyone can learn from this new discussion about domestic violence is Director of Development & Community Relations at Women Escaping a Violent Environment (WEAVE) Julie Bornhoeft. Green Valley's Quake Water - The Solano County community of Green Valley will begin using water that wasn't...
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Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler Explains Climate Legislation Signed From Governor's Desk Gov. Jerry Brown signs landmark climate change legislation into law. How did it survive opposition and could it set a standard nationwide? Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler breaks down the climate bill and the remaining legislation on Brown's desk. SN&R Advice Columnist Joins Insight To Remember 9/11 Joey Garcia is known in the Sacramento region for her advice columns in the Sacramento News & Review....
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Capitol Bureau Chief Debriefs Latest Ballot Measure Polls, Interview With Governor Brown Days away from Election Day, Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler examines the latest field poll examining voters' opinions on the state’s ballot measures. He also had a chance to sit down with the Governor Brown and discuss propositions 53 and 57. Crocker Art Museum Opens New Exhibit On South American Colonialism The Crocker Art Museum will feature a new exhibit on South American colonialism through January...
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Insight: PolitiFact Reviews Presidential Debate - Fact-checking Monday nightâs Presidential debate continues. National PolitiFact editor Angie Holan joins us from Washington D.C. to focus on some of the 33 fact checks her team conducted throughout the 90-minute debate. Pet Tales - Pet expert Gina Spadafori explains your responsibility when taking your dog out in public spaces. If you can't tell if your dog is a "go anywhere" dog, she'll explain how to tell the signs. Her dog...
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Political Junkie Goes West - The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment that puts California politics in the context of the national scene. Walk MS - Walk MS events to be held in Sacramento at the State Capitol on April 19th and in Folsom on April 26. Former Sacramento Mayor Heather Fargo, who...
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Capitol Chat: A California Legislature Post Election Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler gives updates on the November elections and what the supermajority for Democrats look like in the California Legislature. All this and more on this week's Capitol Chat. Placer County Approves Controversial Squaw Valley Expansion Project After years of tenuous debate, the Squaw Valley Expansion project has been approved. Sierra Sun Reporter Amanda Rhoades was at the Placer County Supervisor's meeting on Tuesday...
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The Winners And Losers Of California's Tobacco Tax Can a $2 tax get a smoker to quit? Your vote this November might decide that. CalMatters data journalist Matt Levin investigated the tax ballot on cigarettes and explains his findings on Insight. The Path To The Golden 1 Center What are your options for transportation to the newly opened Golden 1 Center? With impending traffic woes, Chris Ledesma with the Yolo County Transportation District discusses options for getting to your Paul McCartney...
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City Of Sacramento / Website Outgoing City Manager Talks About Coming Changes, Issues The next few months will be a time of change for the city of Sacramento. Joining us to talk about the changes and coming issues is outgoing city manager John Shirey as part of a two-day conversation starting Wednesday. UC Davis Doctors Explore Storytelling As Part Of Patients' Medical Experience How can telling stories improve patient care? A UC Davis physician and professor joins us in studio to explain...
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Sex Abuse In The Marijuana Industry - Is sexual abuse and trafficking prevalent in the marijuana industry? As Californians consider whether to legalize the use of recreational marijuana at polls this November, a new investigation from Reveal and The Center for Investigative Reporting explores issues of abuse in the state's highest-producing pot counties - Humboldt, Mendocino and Trinity. We'll talk with reporter Shoshana Walter about abuse in the Emerald Triangle. Race On The Farm - How...
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PolitiFact California: LGBT Senior Bill of Rights PolitiFact California reporter Chris Nichols returns to fact check misleading statements on the LGBT Senior Bill of Rights and recent controversies around NFL players protesting the national anthem. California Native: Suicide Prevention Native Americans have the highest suicide rates of any ethnic demographic nationwide and young Native Americans are at the greatest risk. Dr. Michael Yanuck and Tasha Norton explain what's being done to address...
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NEA Chairman Jane Chu - Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, Jane Chu, is touring California with new research that explores who participates in the arts and why. The research also looks at the arts as an economic engine. Chu spoke to Beth Ruyak about the new information following a panel discussion in Sacramento on Monday. Budget Reaction: Jon Coupal - The Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Association will weigh in on Governor Brown’s 2015 budget proposal. We’ll speak with Jon Coupal, the...
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Political Junkie Ken Rudin / Sacramento's Electric Vehicle Strategy / Olympics Highlights / 'Side Show' The Musical The Political Junkie discusses the indictment of 13 Russians in the Mueller investigation. Ezra Romero explains the city of Sacramento's electric vehicle strategy. Highlights from the Olympics. Green Valley Theatre presents "Side Show" the musical. Political Junkie Ken Rudin: Mueller Probe Results In Grand Jury Charges For 13 Russians Cody Drabble Political Junkie Ken...
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PolitiFact California: Fact-Checking Statements On High-Speed Rail High-speed rail in California is a contentious and controversial issue. Today on Insight, weâll talk with PolitiFact Reporter Chris Nichols. StoryCorps Sacramento Stories Airing The StoryCorps Mobile Story Booth recently spent some time in Sacramento. This week, Capital Public Radio began airing edited versions of the some of the stories shared by listeners. Pet Tales: Adopting Older Pets Pet expert Gina Spadafori adopted an...
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Sacramento Bee Reporter Explains Rising Cost Of Golden 1 Center As Sacramento's skyline continues to grow and change, the costs associated keep going up. For Wednesday's Insight, Sacramento Bee reporter Dale Kasler joins us to talk about the costs of the new Golden 1 Center and the Downtown Commons. Former CalTrans Director Honors Daughter With Memorial Sports Scholarship In 2007, Summer Kempton died from a drug overdose and the Kempton family almost immediately established a memorial fund in...
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Political Junkie Goes West - There has been scrutiny surrounding Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson. And Donald Trump was the host for Saturday Night Life. The Political Junkie Ken Rudin joins Insight to give his take on the two vying for the Republican nomination. Breast Cancer In The Gold Country - The environmental organization Sierra Streams Institute is conducting the first ever study to figure out if mining contaminants are causing women living in Gold Country to develop breast...
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Katehi Saga Ends With Resignation Months of public battle at UC Davis have ended; the resignation of Chancellor Linda Katehi was accepted and announced Tuesday by UC President Janet Napolitano. Kushman By The Bottle: Wine Expert Rick Kushman Revisits Tasting Advice A few weeks ago, wine expert Rick Kushman shared some common-sense advice for finding a wine that you really *like* to drink. That segment prompted more conversation and some good questions, so Rick is back to expand on that advice....
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PolitiFact Looks At Big Tobacco's Claim On Prop. 56 Big Tobacco opposes Proposition 56 and PolitiFact California reporter Chris Nichols focused on one of those opposition statements. He talks about the claim saying that Prop. 56 cheats schools out of at least $600 million a year. "The Meatgrinder" Tells Tale Of Political Bickering In United States Writer-director Leo McElroy's comedy from 2015 was recently nominated for an Elly Award as "Best New Play" and this weekend, he...
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CapRadio's Ben Bradford Recaps Governor's Approved And Vetoed Bills Gov. Jerry Brown spent part of his week in Fresno, allocating hundreds of millions from the state's cap and trade program to entities across the state. CapRadio's Ben Bradford has the full scoop on this and other bills in this week's Capitol Chat. Pros And Cons Of California's New Grading Rubric System California has announced a new rubric for grading the state's public schools. State Board of Education President Michael Kirsh...
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Napa Earthquake Impact On Wine Businesses - It's still unclear how bad the much damage the earthquake in Napa caused, but it has definitely hit wineries in the region harder than many recent disasters. A flood and a root louse epidemic in the 1990's killed grape vines but vintners were able to adapt because the damage came during the early phases of the wine making process. This week's earthquake was so damaging to the Napa wine industry because it wiped out barrels and bottles of finished...
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Wall Fire, Several Other Major Blazes Burn Across California Thousands were forced to evacuate by the massive Wall Fire in Butte County that has already scorched tens of thousands of acres. CAL FIRE Director Ken Pimlott has an update on this blaze and several others around the state. Two States, Two Polar Opposites: The Ballad Of California Vs. Texas Texas and California have long been political, socioeconomic rivals, and the Trump administration is heating the feud even further. Politico...
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PolitiFact California: 'Pants On Fire' Rating For Claim Chris Nichols is Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact California reporter. He joins Insight to talk about a claim he recently fact-checked from California Democratic Congresswoman and U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez. Elliott Ranch Elementary School Students Tackle Clean Energy Elementary school students from Elk Grove explain how they'll be working to solve real-world energy problems. "The Race for Paris" by Meg Waite Clayton...
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News Network - On Insight, Auburn Journal Staff Writer Gus Thompson explains the DeWitt Theater debate in this weekâs News Network. Hunger In The Farm-To-Fork Capital - How does a community make progress with a large, universal problem like hunger? This is Sacramento Hunger Awareness Week and many groups are coming at the subject from different angles. Dr. James Abshire - Dr. James Abshire is a Sacramento internist and author of âLive, Love and Let Go: A Doctorâs Insightful Approach to...
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A Look At The New Cap-And-Trade Proposal In The Legislature New cap-and-trade legislation was proposed this week, turning heads at the thought of what the future of offshore drilling will look like. Sacramento Bike Month Brings A Series Of Events For Cyclists Cyclists rejoice! Each May, Sacramento celebrates its bike riders for the miles logged on wheels. Monica Hernandez with SACOG and Jim Brown with SABA explain how Sacramento is supporting its cycling community and the hurdles it faces. East...
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Due to an uploading error with this program, full files can also be found with identifiers: iNSIGHT-161003 or Insight-161003_78 Political Junkie Goes West The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment. Looking Into The Gender Bias In Yosemite National Park National Park Services Superintendent Don...
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Insight: Pension Crisis In Illinois / Urban Trees / Catherine Russell / Sound Advice For Thursday's Insight, we compare Illinois' pension crisis compared to California's, measure the utility of trees in a cityscape, talk with jazz legend Catherine Russell about her new album and finish the show with Gary Vercelli on Sound Advice.
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PolitiFact: Fact-Checking 100 Days Of Trump, California Lawmakers' Claims President Trump is often known for his controversial statements and his first 100 days were chalk full of them. PolitiFact editor Angie Holan has a round-up. She joins CapRadio's Chris Nichols, who spent time examining California lawmaker claims. Tourism And Its Relationship With California As part of California Travel and Tourism Month, we take a look at what role it plays in the state while observing the 25th...
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#WeSaidEnough Leaders Discuss Consequences For Lawmakers Who Harass Two lawmakers have resigned and one has left from a key post following allegations of sexual harassment. #WeSaidEnough leaders Adama Iwu and Pamela Lopez update on the movement and where they hope it goes. Artists Take 'Tapigami' Masking Tape Sculptures Around The Globe Masking tape artist Danny Scheible and his collaborator Eben Burgoon just returned from respective trips to Shenzhen, China and Rome, Italy where they showed an...
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Capitol Chat - The 7th District Congressional race seems to finally be over. Republican Challenger Doug Ose conceded to Democratic Representative Ami Bera Wednesday night with 1,432 votes separating them. We'll hear the latest on the count from Washington D.C. reporter Matt Laslo. Also, Wednesday was a busy day for UC Regents, who voted to raised tuition against the advice of Gov. Jerry Brown. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler was there and has more. Alpha K9 - According to the Veterans...
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