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: Political Junkie / Press Secretary Aides / Yolo Marijuana / Element Brass Band||Political Junkie Ken Rudin recaps news from the weekend; two California press aides discuss the impact a press secretary can have; Yolo County is looking to keep track of where its medical marijuana comes from and Element Brass Band plays live.||2/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Capitol Chat / Star Wars Lasers / 'A Face In The Crowd' / Sound Advice||Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler recaps town hall meetings and Oroville Dam updates; a UC Davis professor breaks myths about the lasers of Star Wars; Sacramento's Tony Natsoulas has a new documentary and CapRadio's Devin Yamanaka hosts Sound Advice.||2/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Levees And Oroville / 'Vagina Monologues' / 'Betrayal' / Musician Matt Bradford||CapRadio's Amy Quinton talks about levee accountability and an Oroville spillway collapse simulation; the Vagina Monologues comes to Sacramento; we revisit our interview on Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" and Matt Bradford plays live on Insight.||2/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Storm Updates/ The Political Junkie Goes West / Rebroadcast: "King Of Jazz" / Singer Jessica Malone||Guest Host Beth Duncan will give an update on the storms hitting northern California. She'll speak with Political Junkie Ken Rudin for the latest from Washington, D.C. We'll also talk about a bit of music history portrayed in the "King of Jazz."||2/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Capitol Chat / SBAD / Dolph Gotelli / Vox Musica||This week's Capitol Chat covers the topics of Oroville, Kamala Harris and the Mexican delegation in California; Sacramento's Black Art of Dance founder prepare to leave; the Museum of Wonder & Delight has a new exhibit and Vox Musica shares tunes.||2/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Oroville Situation / Student Mental Health / 'Betrayal'||More Oroville updates following Wednesday's press briefing arise; mental health advocates look into the effects of rising rent on students and Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" plays at Capital Stage.||2/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Oroville Spillway Updates / 'White Album' Exhibit / 'King Of Jazz'||We look at current updates on federal aid and repairs for Oroville Dam's spillway; an exhibit of 1,600 copies of The Beatles' White Album at the Verge Center for the Arts and a benefit screening of "King of Jazz" is heading to Tower Theater.||2/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Oroville Spillway Updates / 'THE WANGS VS. THE WORLD' / The Chieftains||We hear more updates on the Oroville spillway for the first half of the show. In the second half, author Jade Chang talks about her new book and The Chieftains celebrate 55 years on tour.||2/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Evacuation Updates In Oroville / Political Junkie Goes West / 'Faceless No More' / Ron Campbell||Officials provide updates on the situation at Oroville Dam. The Political Junkie Ken Rudin has the latest news from Washington, D.C. An art exhibit on ArtStreet focuses on sexual assault survivors and Ron Campbell talks about his career in animation.||2/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsight: Oroville Dam / Capitol Chat / 'Kokoro' Exhibit / 'Sex With Strangers'||CapRadio's Bob Moffitt gives live updates on the Oroville Dam, then Ben Bradford recaps his chat with the former EPA head. The California Museum has a new exhibit on Japanese-American history and "Sex With Strangers" plays in Sacramento.||2/10/2017||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.