Sphere of Influence/Agent Orange and Cancer/Life in Iran

Sphere of Influence The City of Elk Grove wants to extend its sphere of influence south to the Cosumnes River. Today on Insight, you’ll hear about the city's expansion plans and learn why some in neighboring communities such as Wilton are opposed to it.

Agent Orange and Prostate Cancer There's bad news about cancer risk for some veterans. A recent UC Davis study found that men who handled Agent Orange have a much higher risk of prostate cancer and the cancer tends to start earlier and grow faster than usual. You'll meet the study's author and co-author.

Life in Iran  An Iranian-American author and activist in speaking in Sacramento this week. Today on Insight, you’ll meet Mazda Majadi and hear what life is like in Iran right now.

Mazda Majidi speaks at 7 p.m. today at Sacramento Area Peace Action, 909 12th St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 448-7157.

Tuesday, August 5, 2008