Dan Lungren Homeland security is back in the news after an attempt was made on Christmas Day to blow up a U.S. airplance. Yesterday, President Obama talked about some fo the weaknesses discovered in America's security and intelligence sysmtems and said he has ordered changes. Today on Insight, Sacramento-area Congressman Dan Lungren joins us with his perspective. The Republican serves on the House Committee on Homeland Security and is currently visiting the area.
Soldiers Project The Soldiers Project is a free therapy program for service members and veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and their families. The service is provided by mental health workers donating their time and there's a chapter of the The Soldiers Project in Sacramento. You'll hear about it and learn what services are available. The hotline for The Soldiers Project is 877-557-5888.
Submerge Magazine These are challenging times for the publication business, but one Sacramento music and art magazine is sticking around. Submerge Magazine is celebrating its second birthday and about to release it's 50th issue. You'll meet the two people who founded and produce it.
Submerge Magazine's 50th Issue Party is at 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9th at Marilyn's on K, 908 K St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 446-4361.
Jeffrey Brown One of America's quirkiest comic book artists is coming to town this weekend for the comics event Indy Euphoria. Jeffrey Brown made his name early on with the autobiographical books "Clumsy" and "Unlikely." Since then, he's done quite a variety of things, inclyding work for "The Simpson," Marvel Comics, "This American Life" and the indie rock band Death Cab for Cutie. You'll meet Jeffrey Brown and hear about his work.
Indy Euphoria starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9th and Sunday, Jan. 10th at the Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St., Sacramento.