Workers' Comp/Broadband Stimulus/'War of Words'/'Lucy Burns'


Workers' Comp Fund Governor Schwarzenegger is considering selling off part of the State Compensation Insurance Fund to help reduce the state budget deficit. On the next Insight, we'll talk with a journalist covering the issue about what this means and we'll talk with a small business owner about it.

Broadband Stimulus California is eligible for federal broadband stimulus funds. Why are there broadband stimulus funds? How do you get it? Who is the money supposed to help? We'll talk with the founder of the California Emerging Technology Fund about it.

'War of Words' Author Simon Read tells you about his new book, "War of Words," which tells the story of the bloody birth of the San Francisco Chronicle in the 1880s.

Simon Read speaks at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 18th at Book Lovers, 5800 Madison Ave., Sacramento. Information: (916) 332-3133.

'The Sinful Life of Lucy Burns' A Tahoe woman has released her first novel, a supernatural romance. Elizabeth Leiknes tells you about "The Sinful Life of Lucy Burns."

Elizabeth Leiknes will be signing books from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 16th at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St., Carson City, Nev. Information: (775) 883-1976.

 
Tuesday, July 14, 2009