The Steinberg Review May 11 - May 18

The Steinberg Review May 11 - May 18

Every week we highlight important news around the greater Sacramento region.

Sacramento Bee: California governor wants millions for homeless aid

Cities and counties would receive $359 million from surplus state revenue to help California's growing homeless population under the proposed budget Gov. Jerry Brown announced...

Sacramento Bee: Sacramento's animal shelter asked for $100,000. It got much more.

More than 60 percent of lost dogs and cats in Sacramento never make it back home.  That heartbreaking statistic lit a fire under staffers at the city's Front Street Animal Shelter

KCRA 3: Talking in silence: Sacramento police learn sign language

Several Sacramento police officers learned sign language as a way to communicate with the deaf community.  On Thursday, the officers took part in a meeting to talk with community members.

Sacramento Bee: Schools have 'starved the arts,' Sacramento mayor says. Here's his solution

Public schools in California have "largely starved the arts" for the past 40 years, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg said Wednesday. Now he's got a plan to change that situation.

FOX 40: Voting Made Easy: There are New Ways to Cast Your Ballot in Sacramento County

Be sure to look for the envelope with pink in the window.  “When you get this in the mail don’t throw it away," said Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg.  In past years it was your mail-in ballot. But this year, for some voters, there’s a lot more you can do with it.

Sacramento Bee: Here's how to rent electric bikes in Sacramento and two other local cities next week

Three Sacramento-area cities will launch what they call one of the most sophisticated bike-share programs in the country next week - starring a fleet of 900 candy red motorized bikes that do half the pedaling. 

Sacramento Bee: 'It's the right thing to do.' City approves homeless hospice, despite objections

The Sacramento City Council on Tuesday evening gave unanimous support to a project that would offer residential care for homeless people suffering from terminal illnesses.

Sutter Health invests $2.3 Million to keep Triage Center open and add more homeless shelters in Sacramento

Sutter Health invests $2.3 Million to keep Triage Center open and add more homeless shelters in Sacramento

Sacramento Area Students Showcase Y-PLAN Projects at City Hall

Sacramento Area Students Showcase Y-PLAN Projects at City Hall