|Insight: Capitol Chat / Christian Kiefer / John Lee Hooker Jr. / Sound Advice: Sacramento Music Festival - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - It's been a week of quotes for Governor Jerry Brown. On Monday, he gave the commencement speech to UC Berkeley Political Science graduates and on Wednesday, he entertained the California State Chamber of Commerce by explaining why he uses Latin every now and then. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins us for our weekly look at the state capitol. Christian Kiefer - Local professor, poet and musician Christian Kiefer's debut novel "The Infinite Tides" is being released in paperback...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; Ben Adler; Christian Kiefer, author, The Infinite Tides; American River College SummerWords Festival; Infinite Tides, The; John Lee Hooker Jr; All Hooked Up; Sacramento Music Festival; Sound Advice: Sacramento Music Festival; Mindy Giles, concert producer
|Insight: Qualifying for Tax-Exempt Status / Mead Kibbey / Alternative Education: Community Schools / James Cavern - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Qualifying for Tax-Exempt Status - In light of the recent IRS scandal - conservative groups with the words Tea Party or Patriot were being singled out for extra scrutiny by the Ohio office - and Lois Lerner pleading the fifth, we want to know what actually qualifies an organization for tax-exempt status and what is the difference between 501(c)3s, 501(c)4s and 527s. Rosemary Fei, a partner at Adler & Colvin in San Francisco, which focuses exclusively on representing nonprofit and tax-exempt orga...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; tax-exempt status; IRS scandal; 501c4 status; Rosemary Fei, partner, Adler & Colvin; Mead Kibbey, WWII veteran; French Legion of Honor Medalist Mead Kibbey; community schools; alternative education; Harmon Johnson Elementary School; California Academic Performance Index; n Rivers Unified School District; James Cavern, Sacramento News and Review Sammie award recipient, Outstanding R&B Soul Artist of the Year; studio performance; Concert in the Park
|Insight: Remembering Ray / News Network / "An American Mosque" / Hunger Action Week / Cosmologist Sean Carroll - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Remembering Ray - Ray Manzarek, the co-founder of The Doors, died Monday, May 20 at the age of 74. We'll remember the legendary musician by re-airing an interview he did in January 2012 with Beth on the 40th anniversary of the release of The Doors' "L.A. Woman." News Network - The brother of a murdered eight-year-old girl in Calaveras County has been arrested on suspicion of killing his sister, but there's still no motive and the boy's family is supporting him until they see evidence to the cont...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Ray Manzarek, dead at 74; News Network; Joel Metzger, Calaveras Enterprise; American Mosque, An; KVIE Viewfinder documentary An American Mosque; David Washburn, producer/director, An American Mosque; Yuba City Mosque; Sean Carroll, cosmologist; California Institute of Technology; big bang talk; Sacramento Hunger Coalition; hunger action week; Place at the Table, A; Eileen Thomas, executive director, River City Food Bank
|Insight: The Arts and Basketball / Stem Cell Cloning / Nicolas' Garden - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
The Arts and Basketball - The Sacramento Kings are not moving to Seattle and now the city is on track to build a new sports and entertainment complex downtown. But will the city's investment of $258 million in a new sports arena dry up available funds for struggling arts organizations like the Crocker Art Museum and the Community Center Theater? Or will a new arena do what Mayor Kevin Johnson says it will do and spur economic growth in downtown, boosting the bottom lines of the arts institutions...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Sacramento area arts growth; Robert Tannenbaum, General Director of the Sacramento Regional Performing Arts; Jeff Hudson, Capital Public Radio Arts Critic; Marcus Crowder, Theater Critic, The Sacramento Bee; stem cell cloning; Paul Knoepfler, stem cell researcher and UC Davis Associate Professor; Nicolas Come; Nicolas' Garden Mobile App; healthy eating app; First Lady's Recipe Contest
|Insight: Kings Sale / Capitol Chat / "Next Fall" / Susie Glaze and the Hilonesome Band - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Kings Sale - The NBA Board of Governor's met Wednesday and voted to deny relocation of the Sacramento Kings to Seattle. It now appears that a deal has been struck between the Maloofs and the Vivek Partnership to sell the team to the new ownership group. Mayor Kevin Johnson is holding a press conference at 10 a.m. this morning to "announce Sacramento's victory" and we had Mark Friedman booked yesterday afternoon for today's show, but he had to cancel due to an emergency ownership meeting at 10 a....
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Sacramento Kings sale; NBA denies relocation of Sacramento Kings to Seattle; Kevin Johnson, Mayor of Sacramento; Bob Moffitt; Capitol Chat; Katie Orr, CPR Capitol reporter; Next Fall; Resurrection Theatre production of Next Fall; Benjamin T. Ismail; Kellie Yvonne Raines; Rob August; Susie Glaze and the Hilonesome Band; White Swan; Hilonesome Band; studio performance; live performance
|Insight: Kings Stay in Sacramento / Power Politics in California / The Gingerbread Lady / Sound Advice: Jazz - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Kings Stay in Sacramento - After meeting for hours, NBA owners gave a resounding "no" to the bid to move the Sacramento Kings to Seattle. But it's still unclear if the team will be sold to the local investor group that's promised to build a new downtown basketball arena. The team's current owners continue to meet with representatives of a Sacramento investment group to hammer out details for a deal...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Kings Stay in Sacramento; Sacramento Kings; Seattle; Ben Adler, Reporter; Dallas; Art Thiel, Seattle Sportscaster; Bob Moffitt, Reporter; the Maloofs; Power Politics in California; The Center for Investigative Reporting; plum appointments for Democratic Assemblymembers; Democratic campaigns in 2012; John Perez, Assembly Speaker; 2012 election; juice committees; Lance Williams, Money and politics reporter; The Gingerbread Lady; The New Helvetia Theatre; Neil Simon; Natasha Burr, Director; Jamie Jones, actress; Matt K. Miller, actor; The Odd Couple; Rumors; Brighton Beach Memoirs; Sound Advice: Jazz; Devin Yamanaka, Jazz Host; Kyle Eastwood; Christian McBride; Aaron Diehl; From Rio to Havana; Kyle Eastwood; Fair Hope Theme; Christian McBride; Moonlight in Vermont; Aaron Diehl; No Moon at All; Eldar Djangirov
|Insight: NBA Votes on Relocation / Arena Opposition / Perspectives on Agriculture / Sacramento Choral Society - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
NBA Votes on Relocation - Sacramento may soon learn the fate of its only professional sports franchise. As early as Wednesday afternoon, the National Basketball Association's Board of Governors will decide whether the owners of the Sacramento Kings can relocate the team to Seattle and whether they can sell the team to a Seattle ownership group. Most people tracking the story expect the NBA owners who make up the Board of Governors to vote for keeping the team in Sacramento, but it's still unclea...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; NBA Votes on Relocation; Sacramento professional sports franchise; National Basketball Association's Board of Governors; Sacramento Kings; relocate the team to Seattle; Ben Adler, Capital Public Radio's Bureau Chief; meeting in Dallas, Texas; Art Thiel, Seattle sports reporter; Arena Opposition; lawsuit; publically fund a new arena; John Shirey, Sacramento City Manager; intentional fraud; concealment; Perspectives on Agriculture; Mayor Kevin Johnson; Farm to Fork; State of the City address; Sacramento's Year of Food; Blue Diamond Growers; almonds; Lundberg Family Farms; rice; The Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce; Perspectives on Agriculture; Mark Jansen, CEO of Blue Diamond Growers; Tim Johnson, President & CEO of the California Rice Commission; Sacramento Choral Society; patriotic songs; James McCormick, President, Sacramento Choral Society; Don Kendrick, Director; upcoming tour of Italy; Pope; Vatican
|Insight: Governor Brown's Updated Budget / News Network / Lawmakers' Budget Reaction|
California's Budget Revision - California Governor Jerry Brown will release his updated budget proposal today. We'll hear about the Governor's change to the state's spending plan for the 2013-14 fiscal year, which begins on July 1. We'll hear analysis of the adjustments from Steve Boilard, Director of the Center for California Studies at Sacramento State, and Capital Public Radio's Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; California's Budget Revision; Jerry Brown; updated budget proposal; 2013-14 fiscal year; Steve Boilard, Director of the Center for California Studies at Sacramento State; Ben Adler, Capital Public Radio's Capitol Bureau Chief; News Network; Calaveras County; Leila Fowler's death; brother arrested on suspicion of killing his sister; Joel Metzger; Calaveras Enterprise; Martha Bellisle, Reno Gazette-Journal reporter; illegal guns; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; Lawmakers' Budget Reaction; Capital Public Radio's Marianne Russ; lawmaker reaction to California Governor Jerry Brown's recently-released May budget revisions
|Insight: Kings Update / Youth Unemployment / Burning Man Build / "Hedda Gabler" - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Kings Update - NBA owners are scheduled to meet this Wednesday to vote on whether the Maloofs can sell their stake in the Sacramento Kings to a Seattle ownership group led by Chris Hansen. A lot of people thought the deal was done and set for Sacramento after the relocation committee annouced last week that it would not approve a move of the team from Sacramento to Seattle. But the Seattle group isn't giving up and they sweetened the deal a number of ways over the weekend...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Sacramento Kings move?; Art Thiel, Seattle sportscaster; Bob Moffitt, Capital Public Radio reporter; youth unemployment; Derek Thompson, Senior Editor of The Atlantic; Heather Chamizo, Northern Region Manager for the Employment Development Department; Burning Man fundraiser; Hedda Gabler; Capital Stage; Stephanie Gularte, Capital Stage; Jonathan Williams, Capital Stage
|Insight: Capitol Chat / James Beard Awards / "Listen To Your Mother" / Carolina Chocolate Drops - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - Now here's something we haven't heard all that often in California - the state budget may have extra money. Today on Insight, we'll talk with Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler about how much of a surplus the budget might have, where it's coming from and how it might get spent. James Beard Awards - One represents the best of Sacramento's traditional ways of showcasing food and the other is right at the nexus of all that is new...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; Ben Adler, Capital Public Radio Capitol Bureau Chief; James Beard Awards; Frank Fat's; Lina Fat; Hank Shaw, Hunter, Angler, Gardener, Cook blogger; Listen to Your Mother; 916 Ink; Mother's Day event Listen to Your Mother; Carolina Chocolate Drops; Rick Kushman
|Insight: Unanimous Court / Breast Cancer Endowment / Amy Reed & Ross Hammond / Sound Advice: In the Flow - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Unanimous Court - California's Supreme Court has been increasingly handing down unanimous decisions on major social issues in the past couple years - redistricting, rest and meal periods for food service workers, marijuana and gay marriage. We're speaking with McGeorge School of Law Professor John Sims about the make-up of the court and which justice was appointed by which governor to try in an effort to understand why this court is working so well together...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; California Supreme Court unanimous decisions; John Sims, McGeorge School of Law Professor; UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center; Placer Breast Cancer Endowment; breast cancer endowment; Christy Patton; Kelli Ridenour; Amy Reed; Ross Hammond; Sound Advice: In the Flow; In the Flow festival
|Insight: Speaker Perez / Cutbacks to Firefighting Aircraft? / Kushman By the Bottle / Cat Video Festival - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Speaker Perez - Speaker John Perez is trying to get a message out to voters that Democrats in the California State Assembly - even with a new supermajority - will use fiscal restraint when figuring out to use additional monies that the state's coffers haven't seen in years. We'll talk with him about his plans for the state's budget while maintaining fiscal responsibility. Cuts to Firefighting Aircraft - As California grapples with an early fire season, the state may feel the pain of automatic sp...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; John Perez, Speaker, California State Assembly; firefighting budget cuts; Michael Marois, reporter, Bloomberg News; Kushman By the Bottle; Rick Kushman; wine distribution; Oakland Internet Cat Festival; cat video festival; Issabella Shields, Executive Director of the Great Wall of Oakland and producer of the Oakland Internet Cat Festival
|Insight: Marijuana Ruling / News Network / Syrian Professor / "The Lake House" / "The 24 Hour Plays" - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Marijuana Ruling - The California State Supreme Court's unanimous ruling Monday on the case of City of Riverside v. Inland Empire Patients Health and Wellness Center allows cities to regulate and restrict the marijuana industry. The ruling is expected to draw new dispensary bans from communities across the state. We'll talk about what happens next with Sacramento County Supervisor Roberta MacGlashan, who opposes dispensaries in the county...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; California Supreme Court ruling on marijuana; marijuana ruling, California; Roberta MacGlashan, Sacramento County Supervisor; News Network; murder in Calaveras; Joel Metzger, Calaveras Enterprise; Tim Daly, News10; Syrian professor; Amal Alchkar, former assistant dean in the faculty of pharmacology at Aleppo University; Human Rights Symposium in Davis; Marci Nault, author, The Lake House; Lake House, The; Sands Hall, writer, actor, musician; 24 Hour Plays, The; Miners Foundry presentation of The 24 Hour Plays
|Insight: Positive Youth Justice Initiative / College Courses in High School / John Lescroart / Women and Carpentry - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Positive Youth Justice Initiative - Sierra Health Foundation has launched an initiative to improve the outcomes of young people with a history in the child welfare system who are now engaged in the juvenile justice system ("crossover youth"). Through the Positive Youth Justice Initiative, SHF has provided grant funding for six California counties that are developing plans to change the way their counties work with these young people...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Positive Youth Justice Initiative; Sierra Health Foundation; juvenile justice system in California; Ghidotti Early College High School; Melissa Madigan, principal, Ghidotti Early College High School; John Lescroart, author, The Ophelia Cut; Ophelia Cut, The; carpentry for women; Camille LeVassuer, carpentry instructor
|Insight: Capitol Chat / Oleander Girl"/ The Humor Times / Sound Advice - Classical - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - There are three single-subject tax proposals bouncing around the Capitol - on oil, soda and tobacco - and our Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler is in the bureau to give us a rundown in this week's Capitol Chat. We'll also hear the latest on Governor Brown's prison plan, which is due today. "Oleander Girl" - Author Chitra Divakaruni is returning to Sacramento with her latest novel, "Oleander Girl." Divakaruni was last on Insight in October 2012 to talk about her novel "One Amazing Thi...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; tax proposals; oil, soda and tobacco taxes; Ben Adler, Capitol Bureau Chief; Governor Brown's prison plan; Oleander Girl; Chitra Divakaruni, Author; One Amazing Thing, Sacramento State's One Book novel; Sacramento Public Library Foundation; The Humor Times; monthly political humor publication; Capitol Steps; James Israel; Sound Advice: Classical; Kent Teeters, Capital Public Radio's classical morning host; Christopher O'Riley, host of From the Top; NPR's favorite pianist
|Insight: Early Fire Season / Syria and Chemical Weapons / Equine Therapy for PTSD / Modern Masters: Proteges|
Early Fire Season - California fire officials are stressing the importance of prevention and preparedness as the summer fire season begins early in what is already a hot, dry year. We'll explore the potential for wildfires in the Sacramento region with a National Weather Service forecaster and Daniel Berlandt from Cal Fire. Syria and Chemical Weapons - On the heels of President Obama's comments confirming evidence of chemicals used in Syria, we'll talk with UC Davis Professor Keith Watenpaugh ab...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Early Fire Season; prevention and preparedness; summer fire season; wildfires in the Sacramento region; Daniel Berlandt, National Weather Service forecaster with Cal Fire; Syria and Chemical Weapons; President Obama's comments; chemicals used in Syria; Keith Watenpaugh, UC Davis Professor; Third Annual Symposium on Human Rights, next week at UC Davis; Equine Therapy for PTSD; benefit concert and wine tasting, Saturday, May 4th at the River Highlands Ranch for the Highland Springs Healing Center; Smartville-based Equine Therapy center; people suffering from PTSD, most notable returning Vets; Joaquin Jacobs, equine therapist at Highland Springs; Jane Rivar, singer and artist; River Highlands Ranch; Modern Masters: Proteges; The Sacramento Ballet; Modern Masters program; Ron Cunningham, Sacramento Ballet artistic director; Rex Moore, dancer; Modern Masters: Proteges, runs May 16 through 19
|Insight: News Network / Political Cartoon Cross Line? / Leila Fowler Update / Shriners Burn Surgeon / Capitol Steps - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
News Network - The NBA has recommended a petition to move the Sacramento Kings to Seattle be denied. This is not the final say in the Kings saga but it does have good implications for the Sacramento ownership group seeking to keep the basketball team. It also has some political implications for Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, who has staked nearly his entire tenure in city government on building a new sports and entertainment complex...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; News Network; NBA; Sacramento Kings; move to Seattle; Kevin Johnson, Sacramento Mayor; new sports and entertainment complex; Bob Moffitt, Capital Public Radio's Regional Reporter; Art Thiel, Seattle sports reporter; Marcos Breton, Sacramento Bee Reporter; Political Cartoons Cross Line?; Jack Ohman, Sacramento Bee Editorial Cartoonist; fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas; Rick Perry, Texas Governor; detestable attempt at satire; Editorial cartoon; Nick Anderson, Houston Chronicle editorial cartoonist; Leila Fowler; murder of 8-year-old girl in Calaveras County; Joel Metzger, Calaveras Enterprise Reporter; Shriners Burn Surgeon; Dr. Tina Palmieri, Assistant Chief of Burns at Shriners Hospital & Director of the UC Davis Burn Center; American Burn Association; Capitol Steps; The Humor Times, Sacramento's online humor magazine; James Israel; 22nd anniversary concert; political satire-comedy group; The Clarion Hotel in Sacramento; Elaina Newport, co-founder of the Capitol Steps
|Insight: Pot Farm Poisons / Environmentalist Maude Barlow / Social Responsibility Essay Contest / Sacramento Kings Countdown - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Pot Farm Poisons - The controversy over marijuana isn't just it's legality anymore. Rodenticides used on illegal pot farms in the US and Canada have been shown to have serious effects on the fisher (a cat-sized carnivore). Mourad Gabriel, a doctoral candidate with the Veterinary Genetics Laboratory at UC Davis joins us to provide some insight on what this means. Maude Barlow - Sacramento State will mark the end of its inaugural One World Initiative, "Global Perspectives on Water," with a campus-...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; pot farm poisons; rodenticides affecting fishers; Mourad Gabriel, doctoral candidate with the Veterinary Genetics Laboratory at UC Davis; Global Perspectives on Water; Maude Barlow, environmental activist; Physicians for Social Responsibility scholarship essay contest; NBA decision on Kings move?
|Insight: Capitol Chat / Rethinking Crime in Placer County / Sacramento International Film Festival|
Capitol Chat - Sometimes there's a theme to the big action at California's Capitol and that was true this week with lawmakers focusing on education legislation. Our Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins us from downtown with details. We'll also hear about the latest gun bill to make it to Governor Brown's desk. Rethinking Crime in Placer County - A group of community members have come together to work on issues related to realignment and the criminal justice system in Placer County...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; education legislation; Ben Adler, Capitol Bureau Chief; gun bill; Rethinking Crime in Placer County; realignment; Placer People of Faith Together; community education forum this Saturday; Patricia Jensen; Barbara Ford; Sacramento International Film Festival; Dan Heflin, filmmaker; German legend of the siren Lorelei; filmed in and around Grass Valley and Auburn; score, composed by Heflin; Naedelei; San Jose State University
|Insight: African Peace Conference / Healing Arts / Sound Advice: Blue Dog Jam|
African Peace Conference - A few weeks ago, a keynote speaker scheduled for this week's African Peace & Conflict Resolution Conference at Sacramento State University, had to cancel his plans. The speaker was the Governor of Niger State in Nigeria, but in the past two weeks, there have been significant episodes of violence in northern Nigeria preventing his travel. It's an example of why the Sac State Center for Peace & Conflict Resolution continues its work...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; African Peace Conference; African Peace & Conflict Resolution Conference at Sacramento State University; Dr. Ernest Uwazei, director of Sac State Center for Peace & Conflict Resolution; Peace Awardees; Dr. Anvarali Velji, Chief of Infectious Diseases at Kaiser Permanente South & the founding Director of the Medical Residency Program; John Marshall Jones, actor; Nickelodeon; Disney Channel; Healing Arts; Diedrea Welch, owner of Healing Arts; therapuetic massage principles; Sound Advice: Blue Dog Jam; Nick Brunner, the host of Capital Public Radio's Blue Dog Jam; new music
|Insight: Syrian Refugee Camp / Food Adulteration / Pet Tales: Acupuncture / Musical History of the Blues - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Syrian Refugees - Events in Boston have moved some of our international news further out of the headlines, but UC Davis Professor Keith Watenpaugh just returned from the massive Zataari refugee camp in Jordan. We'll talk with him about what he saw and how these Syrian refugees, a lot of them young people, are doing. Food Adulteration - How much pomegranate juice is actually in what's marketed as "pomegranate juice?" Or lemon juice in lemon juice and olive oil in olive oil? Capital Public Radio F...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Syrian refugees; Keith Watenpaugh, UC Davis Professor; food adulteration; Elaine Corn, Capital Public Radio Food Reporter; Fighting Economic Adulteration in the Marketplace; Robert Mondavi Food & Wine Institute; Pet Tales: Acupuncture; Gina Spadafori, pet expert; Madeline Yamate, pet acupuncture specialist; Musical History of the Blues, A; Todd Morgan; Gary Mendoza
|Insight: News Network: Stockton / Growing Up Latino / Spring Gardening - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
News Network: Stockton - In this week's installment of News Network we take a look at some major stories in Stockton right now. Stockton Record Columnist Michael Fitzgerald has the latest on the city's efforts to move through bankruptcy and News10's Tim Daly tells us about "Operation Frontline," the city's undercover crime fighting effort. Growing Up Latino - A panel of renowned experts and speakers, moderated by award-winning journalist and Latino USA executive producer and host Maria Hinojosa,...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; News Network: Stockton; Michael Fitzgerald, Stockton Record Columnist; Tim Daly, News10; Growing up Latino and Surviving to 25; Maria Hinojosa, host, Latino USA; Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola; Lina Mendez of the UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities; Nikko Gabriel Reynoso, a UC Davis student; spring gardening; Quentyn Young, Nursery Manager of the Fair Oaks Boulevard Nursery; Christina Lewis; Tom Pimienta
|Insight: General Produce / "Green Fire" / "Moving Mountains" - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
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...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; General Produce Company; regional farms and restaurants; Green Fire, TV documentary; KVIE airs Green Fire: documentary; Land Ethic, The; Aldo Leopold doucmentary; Moving Mountains at EMH; Amy Kelly, director; Elise Hodge, actor; Lonon Smith, actor
|Insight: Kings Update / Capitol Chat / "The Vintage Years" / Comedian Paul Mecurio|
Kings Update - Ben Adler is New York City covering the NBA Board of Governors meetings, where the fate of the Sacramento Kings is being discussed. He'll join us for a brief update on what's happening. Capitol Chat - In this week's Capitol Chat, we talk with reporters Amy Quinton and Katie Orr. Amy has been covering state government at the Capitol Bureau for a year, but is moving back to the main station to pick up the environmental beat...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Kings Update; Ben Adler; New York City; NBA Board of Governors meetings; Capitol Chat; Amy Quinton; Katie Orr; KPBS; California's Capitol; California's legislature; The Vintage Years; 1960s; cultural decade; Francine Toder, author; Paul Mecurio, Comedian; Punchline; Emmy and Peabody Award winner; The Daily Show w/Jon Stewart
|Insight: Kings Update / New CDCR Secretary / Boston Marathon Media Failures / Sound Advice: Jazz|
Kings Update - Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins us from New York City where he's staking out the NBA Board of Governors meetings. A vote on whether the Sacramento Kings could be sold from the Maloofs and moved to Seattle was expected, but has been postponed two to three weeks. Ben tells us the latest from New York and reporter Bob Moffitt talks about last night's final game of the season. New CDCR Secretary - California's prisons have improved by leaps and bounds since the federal court' too...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Kings Update; Ben Adler, Capitol Bureau Chief; New York City; NBA Board of Governors; Maloofs; Seattle; Bob Moffitt, reporter; New CDCR Secretary; California's prisons; Jeffrey Beard, Secretary of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation; Boston Marathon Media Failures; CNN; Boston Globe; Sound Advice - Jazz; Jazz Appreciation Month; Gary Vercelli, Capital Public Radio's Jazz Music Director; Record Store Day; Public Radio Music Month
|Insight: Before the Buzzer / Nature Noir / Widowers' Houses / Steve Turre|
Before the Buzzer The saga of the Sacramento Kings' potential relocation to Seattle is winding down to the final few plays. A bankruptcy court moved Seattle bidder Chris Hansen one step closer to buying the Kings Tuesday, the team's last game of the season is Wednesday, and the National Basketball Association's Board of Governors is meeting Thursday and Friday to determine whether the team can leave...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Before the Buzzer; Sacramento Kings; Chris Hansen, Seattle bidder; National Basketball Association's Board of Governors; Bob Moffitt; Nature Noir; Jordan Fisher Smith; forest ranger; Auburn dam; American River Canyon; Auburn Rotary Club; Community Reads event Thursday, April 18 at the Placer High School auditorium in Auburn; Widowers' Houses; George Bernard Shaw'; California Stage; Janis Stevens, director; Jessica Gordon Laskey, actress; Steve Turre; jazz trombonist; Festival of the Arts; student Jazz Ensemble at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Sac State's Music Recital Hall
|Insight: Boston Marathon Explosion / Cancer Prevention Study / "Our Easy Life" / Trombonist Steve Turre|
Boston Marathon Explosion - Two bombs exploded yesterday near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. At least three people have been killed and more than 150 wounded. Many Northern Californians were in the city for the legendary race and we'll check in with some of them. We'll also talk with an organizer of the California International Marathon, which is held in Sacramento every December and is many runners' favorite qualifier for the Boston Marathon...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Boston Marathon Explosion; Cancer Prevention Study; American Cancer Society's Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3); Kevin Snipes, incoming President for the American Cancer Society / California Division and Chief of the Cancer Surveillance and Research Branch for the California Department of Public Health; Our Easy Life; Kevin Hicks, a stockton attorney and now self published author; Our Easy Life: How We Systematically Avoid Chaos; Steve Turre, Trombonist; jazz trombonist; Sac State Alumni; Festival of the Arts; Saturday Night Live Band
|Insight: Paying Taxes in California / "Trailblazer" / Bees in Decline / "Foodopoly" - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Paying Taxes in California - Who really pays taxes in California and how much do they pay? And what is the real impact of Prop. 30 - a tax increase approved by the voters for schools and largely targeted to the wealthiest residents - on Californians? A new report from the California Budget Project finds that on average, families in the lowest fifth of the state's income distribution pay more of their incomes in state and local taxes than other families...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; taxes; Chris Hoene; taxrates; CBP; Jerry Brown; Chuck McFadden; Trailblazers; biography of Jerry Brown; bees; pollination; Amina Harris; beekeepers; John Miller; California State Beekeepers Association; Nancy Stewart; Sacramento Beekeeping Supplies; Foodopoly; Wenonah Hauter; book about food consolidation; farmers; central valley; monopoly
|Insight: Capitol Chat / Nevada Gun Laws / Festival of the Arts / Pianist Chu-Fang Huang - Capital Public Radio, inc.|
Capitol Chat - A loud and definitive "no" to Governor Jerry Brown from a three-judge panel on his request to remove the federal cap on California's prison population implemented two years ago by the U.S. Supreme Court. That news leads today's Capitol Chat and our Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins us to talk more about it. We'll also get an update on some of the bills lawmakers are working on. Nevada Gun Laws - As a national gun debate roils on in the nation's Capitol there's a different battle over g...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; No to Governor Jerry Brown; California's prison population; Ben Adler, Capitol Chat and our Bureau Chief; Nevada Gun Laws; Ben Kieckhefer, Nevada Republican state Senator; National Rifle Association; Dan Morain, Senior Editor of Opinion at the Sacramento Bee; Festival of the Arts; Family Sunday Funday; University's College of Arts and Letters; Cabaret; Steve Turre, Saturday Night Live trombonist and Sac State alumnus; Edward Inch, Dean; Chu-Fang Huang, Pianist; Award-winning pianist Chu-Fang Huang; Auburn Symphony; Mondavi Center; Musorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition; Peter Jaffe, Auburn Symphony's new conductor; live performance from Chu-Fang Huang
|Insight: Digital Textbooks / Alternative Education: Homeschooling / Author Jeffrey Littorno / Sound Advice: World Music - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Digital Textbooks - As much as teachers and parents would like to see children spending less time on computers and tablets it seems a transition to digital textbooks in K-12 education is inevitable. But will the switch to digital save money? Will it help teachers? Do students need more screen time? Educators from around the country are in Washington D.C. Thursday asking these questions and discussing the future of digital textbooks...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Digital Textbooks; Barb Nemko, superintendent of Napa County schools; Gregg Ramseth, director of technology and assessment at Placer Union High School District; transition from traditional texts in Northern California; Alternative Education; Homeschooling; Craig Heimbechner, Superintendent of Horizon Charter Schools; Author Jeffrey Littorno; Is evil always easy to recognize; horror novel; why do people love to be scared; Soul Hostage; The Uncommon Cold; Sound Advice; World Music; Cale Wiggins, Capital Public Radio's Afternoon Classical Host; The Bombay Royal; Nynke; Ballake Sissoko; Tim Maia
|Insight: Infill Zoning / U-Nite / New Performing Arts Alliance / Kushman by the Bottle - Capital Public Radio, Inc|
Infill Zoning - Sacramento is a city that seemed to be growing ever outward until the recession hit. Now city planners are starting to look within for answers to questions of future growth. Sacramento is in the midst of updating its zoning code to make developing homes and businesses in downtown faster and easier. We'll discuss the city's plans for infill and we'll explore how the entire region benefits from more development in Sacramento's' urban core...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Infill Zoning; zoning code; Christopher Cabaldon, Mayor of West Sacramento and Member of Sacramento Area Council of Governments' Board of Directors; David Kwong, planning director for Sacramento's new zoning codes; U-Nite; Crocker Art Museum; musical performances; Rika Nelson, Manager of Public Programs at The Crocker; Elaine Gale, Sac State professor and founder of U-Nite; Lorelei Bayne, Sac State dance coordinator and Vice Chair of the Department of Theater and Dance; Dominic Garcia, percussionist; Studio Performance; New Performing Arts Alliance; Sacramento's classical music institutions; Sacramento Opera and Philharmonic; opera and symphony community in Europe; Robert Tannenbaum; Sacramento Region Performing Arts Alliance; Kushman by the Bottle; Rick Kushman, Capital Public Radio's resident wine expert; Amador County and zinfandels; Barbera; Syrah; Viognier; El Dorado County's Passport weekends
|Insight: News Network / Alhambra Theatre / "The Bedside Manifesto" / "Master Harold and the Boys" - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
News Network - The drawings and collages of an artist who produced all his surviving works in an Auburn mental institution are on prominent display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through June 9. Joining us to explain just how highly regarded this art has become is Auburn Journal Staff Writer Gus Thompson, who will talk about this and other issues in the foothills. We'll also get an update on Sacramento's Turn Downtown Around from the Sacramento Press' Jared Goyette...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; News Network; Gus Thompson, Auburn Journal Staff Writer; Jim Smith, Editor, Daily Democrat - Woodland; Jared Goyett, Sacramento Press; Alhambra Theatre remembered; Pat Melarkey, former Sacramento County Supervisor; Maurice Read; Bedside Manifest, The; Jeff Kane, doctor, author, and facilitator of the patient support program at Sierra Nevada Cancer Center in Grass Valley; Master Harold and the Boys production at Sacramento Theatre Company; Sacramento Theatre Company; Will Block, actor
|Insight: Brown in China / The Ngiri Project / Hops to Table / Jazz Gitan Rerun - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Brown in China - California Governor Jerry Brown heads to China Monday for a week-long tour of the world's second largest economy. The governor will be seeking Chinese investment in the state and establishing a trade bridge that's been absent between the two countries for a decade. Brown will be joined by a delegation organized by the Bay Area Council that includes approximately 75 business, economic development, investment and policy leaders from throughout California...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Jerry Brown in China; California Governor Jerry Brown tours China; Bay Area Council; Ngiri Project, The; salmon in rice paddies; rice and salmon grow together; Jacob Katz, UC Davis researcher; Ted Sommers, Ecologist, California Department of Water Resources; Hops to Table; John Zervas, publisher, Hops to Table; Jazz Gitan; Bruce Maiman
|Insight-Kings Update / Capitol Chat / Food Allergies in Kids / The Values Project / Sound Advice: Classical Concerts|
Kings Update - Capital Public Radio's Regional Reporter Bob Moffitt joins us with the latest information in the Sacramento Kings drama. The relocation committee of the NBA Board of Governors met with the two sides in the Sacramento Kings saga in New York on Wednesday. An investment group from Seattle, led by Chris Hansen, has entered an agreement to purchase the basketball team from majority owners, the Maloof family, and move the franchise to Washington State...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Inc; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Kings Update; Bob Moffitt, Capital Public Radio's Regional Reporter; Sacramento Kings; NBA Board of Governors; New York; An investment group from Seattle, led by Chris Hansen; Maloof; Ron Burkle; Mark Mastrov; Mayor Kevin Johnson; Capitol Chat; Ben Adler, Capital Public Radio's Capitol Bureau Chief; California lawmakers; Committees are considering hundreds of bills; Food Allergies in Kids; peanuts; strawberries; The Values Project; Sacramento public art project; Sacramento parking lots; paints values words like Integrity, Kindness and Community; Peter Hassen; Sound Advice; Classical Concerts; Jeff Hudson, Arts and Theater Critic; Anne Akiko Meyers, violinist; Reno Philharmonic
|Huey Newton-Charles Garry press conference|
KPFA volunteer Claude Marks reports from the office of San Francisco attorney Charles Garry to report on the press conference hosted by Garry and Huey P. Newton of the Black Panther Party. Newton had just been released from a two-year jail sentence on $50,000 bail and planned to appeal his conviction on manslaughter charges. Newton announces the political plans of the Panthers, including the release of the Soledad brothers and solidarity with Third World peoples...
Keywords: Garry, Charles; Marks, Claude; Prisons -- Social conditions; Blacks -- Political activity; Huey Newton-Charles Garry press conference / reported by Claud Marx; Marx
|Bobby Seale statement at KPFA|
Statement written by Huey Newton, read by Bobby Seale, expressing grief at the death of George Jackson and calling for black solidarity.
Keywords: Prisoners -- Personal narratives; Trials (Murder) -- California; Soldad Brothers; Interviews with the Soledad Brothers / interviewed and produced by David Stevens; JACKSON, GEORGE; SOLEDAD TRIAL; BLACK PANTHERS
|Black Panther press conference at KPFA|
Charles Garry, attorney for Bobby Seale, also comments by Seale at the Hall of Justice in Oakland, regarding the Cleaver situation last night. Interview with Reverend Earl Neil at St. Augustine Episcopal Church, Oakland. Discussion about the police claim where guns were confiscated at meeting of Black Panther Party there. - Broadcast date unknown.
Keywords: BLACK PANTHERS; SEALE, BOBBY; CLEAVER, ELDRIDGE
|Bobby Hutton funeral and memorial service (part 2 of 2)|
"Continuation of the rally at Merritt Park in memory of Bobby Hutton (1950-1968), and in support of Huey Newton and Eldridge Cleaver. James Forman (1928-2005) of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee eulogizes Hutton and talks about how to deal with ""the hogs."" Audio distorted in the last minute, cuts out mid-speech. Reported by Colin Edwards of KPFA."
|Bobby Hutton funeral and memorial service (part 1 of 2)|
Actuality of the memorial service of Bobby Hutton (1950-1968), the first Black Panther recruit who was killed in a shootout with the Oakland Police Department. Colin Edwards interviews Louella Cleaver, sister of Eldridge Cleaver, about her reaction to Hutton's and Martin Luther King, Jr.'s deaths. Interviews with youth attendees of the funeral. The service is followed by a rally at Merritt Park organized by the Peace & Freedom Party to protest Hutton's slaying and the arrests of Eldridge Cleaver...
|The Black Panther Party in Sacramento|
KPFA volunteer Denny Smithson rode on a bus trip made by Black Panther Party on May 2, 1968. The trip began at the Alameda County Courthouse where Bobby Seale appeared at 9:30am. Smithson reads a telegram from Jesse Unruh. The bus then traveled to Sacramento, where the Panthers demanded the reinstatement of Eldridge Cleaver's parole. Includes interviews with Kathleen Cleaver, Communications Secretary of the Black Panthers and wife of Eldridge Cleaver, and Leonard Glaser, co-chairman of the Legal...
|Black Panther rally at Bobby Hutton Memorial Park|
Actuality of a rally held at Bobby Hutton Memorial Park (a.k.a. De Fremery Park) in Oakland hosted by Masai Hewitt, Minister of Education of the Black Panther Party. Professor Angela Davis, professor of philosophy at the University of California, Los Angeles, talks about raising the level of consciousness of people involved in the anti-Vietnam War movement. Terence Hallinan, attorney and anti-war activist...
|Bobby Seale at the Oakland auditorium|
Speech by Bobby Seale, chairman of the Black Panther Party, at the Free Huey Newton rally held at the Oakland Auditorium on February 17, 1968 on Newton's birthday. Seale goes over the Black Panther Party's list of demands for the black community, praises Newton's teachings and contributions to the Party and rallies the audience to defend themselves against the racist power structure.
|An interview with Huey Newton|
Huey Newton, interviewed by Alex Hoffman, KPFA reporter. Newton, co-founder of the Black Panther Party, discusses his imprisonment, the impending trial, and the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. Newton notes that most of the black inmates in jail with him have become Black Panthers since his incarceration. Interview was at the Alameda County Jail, June 7, 1968. [Newton was convicted of manslaughter, not murder...
|Eldridge Cleaver's speech at a noon rally|
Actuality of Eldridge Cleaver's speech at the University of California, Berkeley campus in response to Governor Ronald Reagan's cancellation of proposed UC Berkeley class 139X, for which Cleaver was scheduled to be a lecturer.
|A statement from Huey P. Newton|
Black Panther Party co-founder Huey P. Newton speaks about his political activities and events surrounding his trial from jail in San Luis Obispo, CA. Newton asks for immunity from the United Nations for Eldridge Cleaver and the release of all Panthers currently serving prison sentences. Restricted distribution rights.
Keywords: BLACK PANTHER PARTY; Newton, Huey P; Prisoners -- Personal narratives; Statement from Huey P. Newton. **A; HUEY NEWTON; BLACK PANTHERS; TRIALS; AFRICAN AMERICANS; POLITICAL PARTIES
|Huey Newton interviewed from jail in Oakland, CA (part 2 of 2)|
Part 2 of Elsa Knight Thompson's interview with Huey Newton in jail in Oakland, CA. Thompson asks Newton whether short-term solutions offered by white communities are compatible with the aims of the Black Panthers. Newton asserts that the Black Panther Party program could be instituted immediately were it not for the racist power structure. Newton also talks about his Congressional bid for election on the Peace & Freedom Party ticket as a means to educate more people about the struggles of the b...
Keywords: BLACK PANTHER PARTY; Newton, Huey P; Prisoners -- Personal narratives; Huey Newton from jail in Oakland, CA; THOMPSON, ELSA KNIGHT; BLACK PANTHERS; NEWTON, HUEY; PRISONS & PRISONERS
|Huey Newton interviewed from jail in Oakland, CA (part 1 of 2)|
KPFA's Elsa Knight Thompson interviews Huey Newton in jail in Oakland, CA. Newton discusses the capitalist exploitation of black labor and how the concept of free enterprise has been destructive to black people. Thompson and Newton talk about the increasing awareness of the Black Panther movement in the East Bay Area and what the role of the unorganized white person who wishes to align themselves with Black Liberation.
Keywords: BLACK PANTHER PARTY; Newton, Huey P; Prisoners -- Personal narratives; Huey Newton from jail in Oakland, CA; THOMPSON, ELSA KNIGHT; BLACK PANTHERS; NEWTON, HUEY; PRISONS & PRISONERS
|Yippie rally, Sproul steps, Berkeley|
Tom Hayden, Jerry Rubin and Eldridge Cleaver speak at the Yippie Pre-Erection Day rally on the University of California, Berkeley campus on October 30th, 1968. They talk about the current political situation, and student issues.
Keywords: Rubin, Jerry; Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-; Hayden, Tom; Student movements -- Berkeley (Calif.); Yippie rally, Sproul steps, Berkeley; BLACK PANTHERS; CLEAVER, ELDRIDGE; HAYDEN, TOM; YOM KIPPUR; RUBIN, JERRY; YIPPIES
|Bobby Seale for the defense of Huey Newton|
Speech given by Bobby Seale, Black Panther chairman, during a Black Panther meeting in defense of Huey Newton, a fellow Black Panther member on April 16, 1968. The speech was delivered at the Kaleidoscope, a largely white nightclub in Los Angeles.
|Eldridge Cleaver on the drug culture|
"Eldridge Cleaver speaks about the drug culture in the United States and about Timothy Leary. Announcement about the Cleaver's relationship with the Black Panther Party and Timothy Leary and his wife. Commentary on Timothy Leary as a ""secular god who the revolutionary movement in the United States revolves around."" Cleaver says Leary is wedded to LSD and ""would rather die than give up the idea of dosing everyone with LSD."" Cleaver doesn't agree, and believes that people are needed with clear...