Endangered Rivers / David Gross / Family

Endangered Rivers A Northern California river will be named one of America’s most endangered of 2009 by a national environmental group. Today on Insight, we’ll talk to local experts about the Sacramento-San Joaquin and what can be done to get it off the list.

David Gross String theory is a promising attempt to define the fundamental structure of the universe, but it’s hard to understand. Nobel Prize physicist David Gross explains what string theory really means.

David Gross discusses string theory and the Large Hadron Collider at 8 p.m. today in the Alpha Gamma Rho Hall at the Walter A. Buehler Alumni and Visitors Center, University of California, Davis. Information: (530) 752-1500.

Family Country jam band Family has a new album coming out. It's a double CD - one disc dedicated to country and the other more of a roots-rock sound with guitar and piano jams. You'll meet two of the band members and hear clips from the new albums. They'll also perform in our studio.

Family celebrates the release of its new CD at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11th at The Palms, 13 Main St., Winters. Information: (530) 795-1825.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009