Insight: Budget Update / Lake Tahoe Fish Decline / Oxycontin Kid / Laura Tyson / Festival de la Familia

Budget Update Gov. Jerry Brown declared yesterday that budget talks with republicans were dead. Today on Insight, we'll get the latest on this development from Capital Public Radio News' Capitol Bureau Chief Marianne Russ.

Lake Tahoe Fish Decline A new study has found a considerable decline of native fish species in Lake Tahoe since 1951. We'll talk about what this means with University of Nevada, Reno limnologist Sudeep Chandra. He led the team of scientists that are recommending establishing and implementing a management plan to protect nearshore zone habitat.

The Oxycontin Kid Would you go undercover on a drug bust to save your oxycontin addicted son? That's what Granite Bay resident Brad DeHaven did and he's recently written a book about it, "Defining Moments: A Suburban Father's Journey Into His Son's Oxy Addiction." We'll talk with him and his son Brandon about their experiences.

Laura Tyson Economist and presidential adviser Laura Tyson is giving speaking Thursday at UC Davis. Her talk is titled "What role will innovation play in the economic recovery." We'll talk with her about it.

Festival de la Familia The Festival de la Familia will celebrate 20 years this weekend of providing the region with non-stop Latin entertainment, authentic cuisine, premier art shows and activities for the whole family in Sacramento. We'll hear how the festival began and what to expect this weekend.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011