Capital Public Radio: Insight Podcast
By Capital Public Radio
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A daily, in-depth interview program providing context and background to the issues that face our region.
||CleanInsight: Capitol Chat Looks Ahead To November / B Street Debuts One-Woman Play / Rituals Of Mine Plays R Street / Davis Music Festival||CapRadio’s Ben Bradford explains what the California primaries mean for the upcoming midterm elections. B Street debuts a new, one-woman play. Rituals of Mine headlines this weekend's R Street celebration. A preview of the Davis Music Festival.||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Nevada Primary Results / UC Davis Chancellor Gary May On Stephon Clark / Kushman By The Bottle / Tiny Desk Sacramento||Reporter Megan Messerly recaps the Nevada primary. UC Davis Chancellor Gary May reflects on his life, career and the impact of Stephon Clark. A look at why more restaurants don't feature local wines. Lillian Frances headlines Tiny Desk Sacramento.||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Nevada Primary Election / Emotional Emancipation Circles / KCRA News Director Lori Waldon / 'The Genius Of Balanchine'||Nevada election officials check in on primary day. CapRadio's Sammy Caiola explains Emotional Emancipation Circles. KCRA News Director Lori Waldon reflects on her career. Arts reporter Jeff Hudson interviews departing Sac Ballet artistic directors.||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Political Junkie / Solutions To Sacramento's Social Inequities / Documentary Explores ALS / Fiddler Galen Fraser Performs||The Political Junkie recaps primary elections and looks ahead to the Singapore Summit. Dr. Jesus Hernandez discusses solutions to Sacramento's social inequities. KVIE documentary explores ALS. Fiddler Galen Fraser performs.||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Capitol Chat On Primary Elections, State Budget / Mayor Steinberg Calls For Tax Increase / Intrepid Theatre Lab / Sun Valley Gun Club||Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler recaps the primary elections and gives an update on state budget negotiations. Mayor Darrell Steinberg calls for a sales tax increase. Intrepid Theatre Lab previews 'Baltimore.' Sun Valley Gun Club debuts a new album.||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Explaining School Funding Bill AB 2635 / How To Spot Fake News / Classical Sound Advice / Pop Singer Anton Barbeau||AB 2635 would direct funding to schools with low-performing demographic groups. A UC Merced librarian has a new book on finding trustworthy sources amid "fake news." New classical releases for Sound Advice. Pop singer Anton Barbeau returns home.||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Primary Election Results / Recap Of New Voting System / Sacramento DA Anne Marie Schubert / Author Josh Weil Wins Award||We take a look at the results of California's June primary election. Election officials recap the voting process. Sacramento County DA Anne Marie Schubert reflects on her re-election campaign. Author Josh Weil wins a California Book Award.||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Checking In At The Polls On Election Day / Race For Second In Governor's Race / Campaign Financing / Percussionist Alex Jenkins||Election officials discuss voter turnout and new vote centers. Capital Bureau Chief Ben Adler explains California's unusual primary system. CALmatters' Laurel Rosenhall on campaign financing. Percussionist Alex Jenkins previews live album concert.||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Political Junkie Previews California Primary / Nevada's Election Heats Up / Folk Singer Hannah Jane Kile Performs||The Political Junkie discusses competitive races in California's primary election. Nevada Independent politics reporter Megan Messerly previews Nevada's primary on June 12. Folk singer Hannah Jane Kile performs ahead of album release show.||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Capitol Chat / Local Races Heat Up In Nevada County / 'Beethoven Meets Graffiti' In Modesto / Remembering The Alhambra||CapRadio reporters Ben Bradford and Ben Adler discuss the final days before California's primary. Two Nevada County races are heating up. "Beethoven Meets Graffiti" at the Modesto Symphony. Documentary remembers the legendary Alhambra Theatre.||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Keep your finger on current events in the region with Insight
Great interviews, fascinating topics and in depth conversations about the Sacramento region and beyond. Highly worth a listen.
Consistently informative, entertaining and surprising
Spend an hour with Beth Ruyak and the Insight team each day and you are guaranteed to come away with something new... be it information, awareness or perspective about the people and topics important to our community today. You're likely also to be entertained by the parade of musicians, authors, actors and other creatives who pass through the CapRadio studios to perform live and share ideas. And no matter how many Insight shows you've heard, chances are you'll be surprised every so often with a segment that really caught your fancy, like Beth's report from the Sochi Olympics or live, on-air beer tastings and cooking demonstrations. Listening to Insight, live or via podcast, is definitely an hour well spent.
Good NorCal News
As KQED can't get their podcasting $h!t together, this is my go-to podcast for state level political news. Ms Ruyak isn't the greatest host but I've heard worse and I like the music that is included in many episodes.