Insight with Beth Ruyak

10 EpisodesProduced by Capital Public RadioWebsite

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

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Three Views Of Inequality

September 17th, 2019

There are many ways to talk about inequality. In this show, we’ll hear about three. The first, people known as the Black Overlanders: African Americans who were part of the pilgrimage across the Overland Trails. …

The Anatomy of a Neighborhood

September 16th, 2019

When you live in a city, the place that you call home can become a sort of identifier — You’re a San Franciscan, a New Yorker, a Sacramentan. But the individual neighborhoods within cities can differ in terms of …

Voices from Vietnam: Three People Share Their Stories

September 11th, 2019

We’re getting the perspectives of three people who experienced the days of the Vietnam War before they were forced to leave. For two of these guests, that meant fleeing their home country for an unknown future. For one …

The Various Meanings Of 'Home'

September 10th, 2019

There are many ways to think about home. In today’s show, we’ll be exploring this from a number of angles. First, to the area around Yosemite National Park, where there’s a shortage of homes. CapRadio Environment …

How We Get Around

September 9th, 2019

Today’s show is all about how we get around, whether we’re in a national park or a city.

First, we’re revisiting an episode of CapRadio’s 2018 podcast, YosemiteLand. Host Ezra David Romero will give listeners a tour …

Insight Music: STRQ x Camilla / Tré Burt / Jolie Holland & Samantha Parton / The Pressure Lounge

August 29th, 2019

This week on Insight Music, we’re shining a light on new collaborations and old favorites from artists around Northern California. A chance …

Turn Signals At The Intersection Of Traffic And Progress

August 28th, 2019

Today on Insight, we’re stuck in traffic. 

That’s not necessarily a bad thing.  Traffic can be seen as a byproduct of hard work, growth and human …

The Talk: Perspectives On Being Black In America

August 27th, 2019

The March 2018 death of Stephon Clark put Sacramento under the microscope as another American city marred by deadly police violence against unarmed …

Civics Class: Primers On School Receivership, Municipal Bonding, Code Enforcement And Affordable Housing

August 26th, 2019

Today’s show focuses on demystifying several concepts often talked about, but not often explained. First up is school receivership. What is it? How …

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