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Insight with Beth Ruyak

Capital Public Radio

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

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

Location:

Sacramento, CA

Description:

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

Language:

English

Contact:

7055 Folsom Boulevard Sacramento, CA 95826-2625 9162788944


Episodes

Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs State Of The City / Reforestation Efforts During COVID-19 / Tiny Desk Update, ‘Socially Distant Saturday’

5/28/2020
Today's Guests: Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs on his state of the city speech and how Stockton continues to manage during the pandemic Sierra Nevada Conservancy executive officer for the Angela Avery discusses how state, federal and local agencies work together on forest fire response and reforestation projects Feather River Resource Conservation District district manager Brad Graevs on his reforestation efforts in Sacramento Valley CapRadio Assistant Program Director and Modern Music...

Duration:00:51:59

Dr. Brad Pollock On COVID-19 In California / Salon, Barbershop Reopenings / At-Home Crafts And Jewelry

5/27/2020
Today's Guests: UC Davis School of Medicine associate dean for Public Health Sciences Dr. Brad Pollock on the state of the coronavirus pandemic and testing protocols Professional Beauty Federation of California legal counsel Fred Jones discusses his legal case against the state Maribou Salon owners Jill and Larry Cromwell on the reopening of their salons in Folsom Local artist and author Caren Halvorsen talks about her at-home jewelry and craft-making and why she wants to donate her work ...

Duration:00:51:53

Easing COVID-19 Restrictions / Coronavirus During Summertime / Virtual Cinema, Local Film Festivals

5/26/2020
Today Guests: POLITICO California Playbook senior writer Carla Marinucci with the latest on the coronavirus pandemic in California and across the country UC Davis Children’s Hospital's Dr. Dean Blumberg breaks down how the summertime weather could impact COVID-19 and stay-at-home orders Sacramento French Film Festival founder Cecile Downs, discusses plans for the festival and how to enjoy movies at home beyond your favorite streaming service Sacramento Jewish Film Festival director Teven...

Duration:00:51:57

Balancing State Budget / Phase 2 Reopening, Dine-In Restaurants / ‘Socially Distant Saturday’

5/21/2020
Today's Guests: CapRadio State government reporter Scott Rodd discusses the budget process and how state lawmakers plan to balance itParagary Restaurant Group owner Randy Paragary checks in on his restaurants’ plan to increase staff and reopen their doors Ettore's Bakery & Cafe manager Jennifer Langley on what Phase 2 means and her decision to keep the bakery open with takeout orders only during the pandemic CapRadio Assistant Program Director Nick Brunner with highlights from ‘Socially...

Duration:00:51:49

UC Davis Dr. Nick Sawyer On Treating COVID-19 Patients / Easing Sacramento County Shutdown Restrictions / Virtual Memorial Day Service

5/20/2020
Today's Guests: UC Davis assistant professor of emergency medicine Dr. Nick Sawyer on his experience treating COVID-19 patients at Elmhurst Hospital in New York West Sacramento Mayor Chris Cabaldon checks in on the status of West Sacramento and the pace of reopening efforts in the region Sacramento County Department of Health Services director Dr. Peter Beilenson explains the easing of county COVID-19 restrictions Sacramento County Board of Supervisors Chairman Phil Serna details the...

Duration:00:51:56

Answering Unemployment Questions / John Freeman New Poetry Collection / Honoring Food, Agriculture Workers

5/19/2020
Today's Guests: Employment law expert Jennifer Shaw with the Shaw Law Group explains how to file for unemployment benefits and more Writer, editor and literary critic John Freeman on his new second book of poetry “The Park” CropMobster CEO Nick Papadopoulos talks about his new short film ‘Live to Share,’ which honors essential food system heroes Director, actor and activist Peter Coyote on his contributions to the short film ‘Live to Share’ and efforts in activism during...

Duration:00:51:56

Restaurant Guidelines / Chico Mayor Ann Schwab / Honoring Vietnam Veterans

5/18/2020
Today's Guests: Calla Lily Crepes in Nevada City owner Darren Engstron on how his Truckee restaurant is managing as it reopens Truckee Tavern & GrillTruckee Mayor David PolivyChico Mayor Ann SchwabSacramento Mayor Darrell SteinbergVietnam: An Inner View Resources Johns Hopkins University's global COVID-19 case trackerCOVID-19 live tracker Health CorpsInstitute for Health Metrics & Evaluation

Duration:00:51:56

Sacramento COVID-19 Experience / How Coronavirus Affects Children / New Dating Podcast During Pandemic

5/14/2020
Today's Guests: Sacramento resident Katie Cooper on her recent bout with COVID-19 that started late March UC Davis Health Emergency Medicine department chairman Dr. Nathan Kuppermann discusses symptoms and rates of coronavirus in children “Dating When the World Is Gonna End” co-host Anabella Funk talks about her new podcast and why she started it Insight Extra: Courtesy Emily Barsetti Cippa Emily Barsetti Cippa of Sacramento will celebrate her 105th birthday on Sunday, May 17. She was...

Duration:00:42:56

State Guidelines For County Reopenings / New Jerry Brown Biography / Virtual Flute Camp

5/13/2020
Today's Guests: Butte County Public Health director Danette York discusses Butte County’s reopening El Dorado County County communication director Carla Hass checks in on the county’s plans for heading into Phase 2 Nevada County Health & Human Services director Ryan Gruver on the news of the county’s reopening and concerns going forward California Restaurant Association CEO Jot Condie discusses new state guidelines for restaurants and dine-ins UCLA professor and editor of Blueprint Magazine...

Duration:00:42:55

COVID-19 Vaccine Prospects, Timeline / Human Rights Amidst Coronavirus / ‘Earth Baby’ By Singer, Songwriter Robin Bacior

5/12/2020
Today's Guests: U.C. Davis Human Rights Studies director Dr. Keith David Watenpaugh discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and stay-at-home restrictions have had on global human rights.Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security senior scholar Dr. Amesh Adalja on the prospects and timeline for a COVID-19 vaccine.Singer/songwriter Robin Bacior on her newly released song "Earth Baby." Resources Johns Hopkins University's global COVID-19 case trackerCOVID-19 live tracker Health...

Duration:00:41:40

Coronavirus Weekend Updates, Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs / COVID-19 Drug Concerns / How To Stay Physically Motivated

5/11/2020
Today's Guests: POLITICO California Playbook senior writer Carla Marinucci with the latest on the coronavirus pandemic in California and across the country Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs checks in with his city's status. UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine professor Dr. Niels Pedersen on a promising drug for people severely ill with COVID-19 World champion runner and owner of Capital Road Race Management Rich Hanna talks about canceled running events and how to stay motivated to exercise...

Duration:00:42:03

State Budget Deficit / Yuba Sutter Mall Reopening / Monitoring Mental Anxiety / COVID-19 Children’s Book

5/7/2020
Today's Guests Deputy Director for External Affairs at the California Department of Finance H.D. Palmer talks about the Department’s fiscal update and budget deficit CapRadio Sacramento Region Reporter Bob Moffitt checks in on the reopening of the Yuba Sutter MallUC Davis Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer Toby Marsh discusses the significance of nurses week, 'Year of the Nurse' and the new nurse stories blogUC Davis Medical Center Medical Intensive Care Unit nurses Al Nutt and Kelly...

Duration:00:41:56

Thriving Essential Businesses During COVID-19 / Reopening, Safety Protocols / Stay-At-Home Personal Pizza Kits

5/6/2020
Today's Guests Yuba County District 4 Supervisor Gary Bradford on the reopening of the county and Yuba-Sutter Mall Sacramento County Waste Management and Recycling Senior Public Information Officer Laurie Slothower discusses the impact the pandemic and stay-at-home orders have had on operations Associated Students Inc. Peak Adventures director Sasha Smirnova checks in on the status of her recreation center and bike shop at Sacramento State Sacramento County Department of Health Services...

Duration:00:52:02

Entering Phase 2, Prospective Reopening / Sleep & COVID-19 / New Health Care Workers Anthem

5/5/2020
Today's Guests Owner of Face in a Book bookstore in El Dorado County Tina Ferguson on how the store in managing and prospective reopeningOwner of Rise and Redemption clothing and toy store in Solano County Ashley Gall discusses how the change in stay-at-home rules will apply to herOwner of Relles Florists in Sacramento County Jim Relles checks in on what entering Phase 2 could mean for florists Sutter Medical Center Sleep Medicine Doctor Dr. Lydia Wytrzes discusses the irregular dreams and...

Duration:00:51:56

Political Junkie Ken Rudin / Mayor Darrell Steinberg, ‘Family Meal’ / Supporting Hospice Patients

5/4/2020
Today's Guests Political Junkie Ken Rudin with the latest in national politics and the presidential raceSacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg checks in on how the city is managing amidst the coronavirus and stay-at-home ordersMulvaney's B&L Chef Kevin Ritchie and Canon East Sacramento Chef Brad Cecchi discuss the "Family Meal" program and another new statewide program that feeds seniors and helps restaurants Snowline Hospice Director of Workforce Development and Volunteer Services Bonnie Davis...

Duration:00:51:48

Difference Between The Flu And COVID-19 / ‘The Gifts of Adversity’ With Author Carolee Tran / ‘Socially Distant Saturday’ With Nick Brunner

4/30/2020
Editor's note, April 30, 9:06 a.m: In his appearance on Insight, Rep. Tom McClintock made several statements related to the COVID-19 pandemic which quickly drew a response from our audience, claiming several of his statements were incorrect. The Insight staff fact-checked several of his statements. You can find that information here. Today's Guests Dr. Dean BlumbergCalifornia Department of EducationDr. Carolee TranNick Brunner‘Socially Distant Saturday’ Resources CapRadio Tiny Desk...

Duration:00:51:58

Rep. Tom McClintock / School Timelines, Sliding Reading Skill Levels / Baking Bread During The Pandemic

4/29/2020
Editor's note, April 30, 9:06 a.m: In his appearance on Insight, Rep. Tom McClintock made several statements related to the COVID-19 pandemic which quickly drew a response from our audience, claiming several of his statements were incorrect. The Insight staff fact-checked several of his statements. You can find that information here. Today's Guests Rep. Tom McClintock on California's COVID-19 relief effortsNevada Joint Union High School District Superintendent Brett McFadden talks about...

Duration:00:51:47

California Rep. Doris Matsui / Sacramento COVID-19 Recovery / Poet Amanda Harrinauth And Finding Joy

4/28/2020
Today's Guests California Rep. Doris Matsui discusses what did and didn’t work in COVID-19 relief packages Greater Sacramento Economic Council President and CEO Barry Broome on the region’s potential for recovery Sacramento State University Finance Professor Sanjay Varshney with his perspective on relief efforts and whether they’re holding up the economy Sacramento-based poet and global ambassador for the Special Olympics Amanda Harrinauth talks about her second book of poetry and finding...

Duration:00:48:47

COVID-19 Weekend Updates / Truckee, Chico Mayor Coronavirus Check-In / Photography During Pandemic

4/27/2020
Today's Guests Truckee Mayor David Polivy discusses the impact the the stay-at-home orders are having on his city and its tourism ratesChico Mayor Ann Schwab checks in on the status of her regionPhotographer Rachelle Steele on how she’s capturing the lives of her neighbors at home during the coronavirus pandemic Resources Johns Hopkins University's global COVID-19 case trackerCOVID-19 live tracker Health CorpsInstitute for Health Metrics & Evaluation

Duration:00:51:57

County And State COVID-19 Testing / Filing For Unemployment / Kids Parties With Online Faeries

4/23/2020
Today's Guests Solano County Public Health Director Dr. Bela Matyas discusses COVID-19 testing in his county and when it could reopen Washington Post Health and Medicine Reporter Lenny Bernstein on how healthcare systems are returning to surgeries and procedures that had been delayed due to the coronavirus Shaw Law Group President and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw with everything you need to know about filing for employment Owner of Happily Ever Laughter and professional children's...

Duration:00:52:03