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Placement Agents/ Transit Cuts/ Pony Express/ Brazilian Jazz

Placement Agents CalPERS is dealing with controversy and scrutiny over placement agents who made millions as middle-men. Today on Insight, we'll talk about this and more with Joe Dear, CalPERS Chief Investment Officer.

Transit Cuts How is Sacramento's transit agency going to handle the big service cuts it has to make soon? We'll talk with Regional Transit General Manager and CEO Mike Wiley about it. You'll also hear from a passenger advocacy group.

Pony Express 150th The legendary Pony Express is celebrating it's 150th anniversary and Sacramento was its western terminus. We'll talk about it with journalism professor and author Christopher Corbett who wrote "Orphans Preferred: The Twisted Truth and Lasting Legend of the Pony Express."

Brazilian Jazz Local musicians are performing a tribute to the timeless Brazilian jazz of Stan Getz and Joao Gilberto. We'll talk with three of them and hear a song performed in our studio.

A tribute to Stan Getz and Joao Gilberto is at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 4th at JB's Lounge in the Red Lion Hotel, 1401 Arden Way, Sacramento. Information: (916) 922-8041.

Friday, April 2, 2010
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