First 100/ Eileen Carr/ Behind Budget/"Clark Reeper's Tales"

First 100 Days Tomorrow is Kevin Johnson's 100th day as Sacramento Mayor. How has he done? Capital Public Radio News reporter Ben Adler has talked with Johnson, city council members and others for a story that airs tomorrow morning. He'll tell you about it.

Eileen Carr A Davis author who's had success in the romance genre - more specifically, chick-lit - has turned her hand to suspense. Eileen Carr's latest novel is called "Hold Back the Dark." We spoke with her on Insight a couple of years ago under the name Eileen Rendahl, the name she uses as a romance author. We'll talk with her today.

Eileen Carr appears from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Borders Books & Music, 500 First St., Davis. Information: (530) 750-3723.

Behind the Budget Deal What went on behind the scenes as California lawmakers scrambled to create a budget that would get enough votes? Today on Insight, we hear from the Senate’s top Democrat, Darrell Steinberg.

"Clark Reeper's Tales" Is it possible that the West was saved from gargantuan insects and space aliens? It’s the theme of a new debut novel by a Sacramento teenager. You'll meet Michael Panush and hear about "Clark Reeper's Tales."

Michael Panush appears at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 15th at The Avid Reader at Tower, 1600 Broadway, Sacramento. Information: (530) 758-4040.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009