"American Shaolin"/Butterscotch returns/Fireplace follow-up

"American Shaolin"  Award-winning travel writer Matthew Polly is speaking in Sacramento this weekend. Today on Insight, Polly tells you about his book "American Shaolin" and what it was like to study kung fu with the monks in China.

Matthew Polly will share his story at the 13th annual National Kidney Foundation Authors Luncheon at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27th at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento, 1209 L St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 448-2200.

Butterscotch returns  Local beat-boxing champ Antoinette "Butterscotch" Clinton tells you what it was like to be a finalist on "America’s Got Talent."

Butterscotch performs at 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29th in Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center for the Arts, University of California, Davis. Information: (866) 754-ARTS.

Fireplace follow-up  In September, we talked about a new rule the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District was considering that would curtail Sacramento residents' use of wood-burning fireplaces on bad air days. Executive director of the district, Larry Greene, tells us about the fate of the regulation.


KXJZ's Martin Jenkins guest hosts.

Friday, October 26, 2007