Strong Mayor/Manhattan Project/Greg Savalin/Hmong Cookbook

New Strong Mayor Proposal Two prominent local attorneys have drafted a proposed reform of the Charter of the City of Sacramento to allow for a strong-mayor form of government. Today on Insight, we'll talk to Clark Kelso about it.

Memories of the Manhattan Project John Jungerman, professor emeritus of physics, will be recalling the effort to build the first atomic bomb tonight on Davis Community Television (Channel 15 on local cable). Jungerman was a graduate student at UC Berkeley and Los Alamos during World War II, when he worked on the Manhattan Project. He witnessed the first test of an atomic bomb, 'Trinity,' at White Sands, N.M. in 1945. We'll talk with him about what he saw.

Greg Savalin Sacramento photographer Greg Savalin opens an exhibit of photographs of famous rock musicians performing at local venues. You'll meet him and hear about his work.

"Rock and Roll Eye: Photographs by Greg Savalin" is from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 10th at the Sacramento Rock and Radio Museum, 907 20th St., Sacramento.

Hmong Cookbook We talk with the two authors of "Cooking from the Heart," a book about Hmong cuisine. Sheng Yang is a Hmong immigrant who grew up like a daughter to Sami Scriptor. Sheng now lives in Elk Grove; Sami lives in Portland, Oregon. This segment originally aired June 12th, 2009.

Friday, July 9, 2010