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Insight: Secure Communities / SacPress / Science Bowl Winners / Maestro's Award / Musician Kathy Barwick


Secure Communities  Should California cities have the right to opt out of the "secure communities" program? Assemblyman Tom Ammiano has sponsored a bill that would allow them to do just that. The "secure communities" program automatically sends all fingerprints taken at police stations to immigration authorities. Today on Insight, we'll talk with Assemblyman Ammiano about it.
 
SacPress SacramentoPress.com Editor-in-Chief David Watts Barton join us in our weekly segment to talk about local issues in the news including the Kings staying in Sacramento for another year and the closing of La Bonne Soup, a favorite downtown eatery
 
National Science Bowl  Students from Mira Loma High School won the 2011 National Science Bowl. They also won an all-expense-paid trip in July to the International Science School in Sydney, Australia. We'll walk with some of the students and hear about their project.
 
Maestro's Award Steven Valencia has just been honored - as one of 10 Californians - with The Maestro's Award from the Latino Arts Network of California. He is Artistic Director of Sacramento's Compania Mazatlan Bellas Artes. He is a principal dancer and is presenting two shows in May. He is also a peace officer with the CDCR and teaches at risk youth.
 
Musician Kathy Barwick Sacramento musician Kathy Barwick who has been on Insight with her Irish band Nine-8ths Irish has just released her first solo album, "In My Life." It combines traditional Irish, bluegrass, folk and Americana.  

 

 
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
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