Insight: State Parks Reprieve / News Network: Reno / Gory Bateson / Sound Advice: Blue Dog Jam
More than 70 California State Parks were scheduled to close this week but many received a reprieve. But for how long? Plus, Mitt Romney's campaign heats up in Nevada. Also, a new CD from Gory Bateson and Sound Advice from Nick Brunner
State Parks Reprieve Are you planning to
visit a California State Park this Fourth of July?
There was a time when 70 of those parks were slated to be closed,
but many of them have seen reprieves. Today on Insight, we'll talk
with State Parks Director Ruth Coleman about the parks that will
remain open and how that's happening. We'll also discuss the recent
line item budget of parks funding by Gov. Jerry Brown.
News Network: Reno Presumptive
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's biggest competitor
in Nevada may be nobody. Romney backers have filed a federal
lawsuit seeking to remove the "None of these Candidates" option
from ballots in Nevada to improve the candidate's odds of beating
Barrack Obama in the battleground state. Here to discuss this
story and other issues affecting life in
Washoe County, Nevada is Dennis Myers, reporter for the Reno
News & Review.
Gory Bateson Sacramento State Communications
Professor Nick Trujillo created a fictional musical
character - Gory
Bateson - complete with YouTube videos for a potential book a
la Spinal Tap. Since then, he has launched a small music publishing
company and released an album under the Batesman moniker. His
second album, "That is (Still) the Question," comes out today and
he's celebrating with a release party at the Torch Club in
Sacramento. We'll talk with him about the character and why he
continues to make music under his alias.