Sac Bee birthday / Newspaper news / Kim Stanley Robinson


Sac Bee birthday The McClatchy Company, owner of The Sacramento Bee, is celebrating its 150th anniversary this month. Today on Insight, executive editor Rick Rodriguez tells you about the history of the company. Plus, you'll hear from former Bee photographer Dick Schmidt who captured Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme on film right after she attempted to assassinate Gerald Ford in Capitol Park.

"Without Words: The Sacramento Bee's Most Powerful Photographs" opens Saturday, Feb. 3 and runs through March 21 at the Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 264-5423.

Newspaper news  Jeff von Kaenel, President and CEO of the News & Review,  tells you about the state of newspapers today and why he thinks they're in decline.

Kim Stanley Robinson Science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson is participating in this weekend's fifth annual "Authors on the Move" event. He'll tell you about his work and why he's participating in a benefit for the Sacramento Public Library Foundation.

"Authors on the Move" is at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1209 L St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 264-2711.

 
Friday, February 02, 2007