The Steinberg Review June 15 - June 22

The Steinberg Review June 15 - June 22

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

The Sacramento Bee: See what the new $240 million Sacramento Convention Center would look like

The city of Sacramento released architectural drawings Tuesday of a renovated Sacramento Convention Center as the City Council considered taking the next step toward approving the project…

CBS 13: East Sacramento Moms Offer Help At Border As Remote Translators

A group of East Sacramento mothers is now working to help migrant families separated in processing centers by U.S. border policy. 

The Sacramento Bee: Round 1: California and Trump clash in court over 'sanctuary state' law

Amid protests outside the courtroom and a nationwide outcry over federal border policies, state lawyers and the Trump administration faced off in a Sacramento court Wednesday in the first legal test of California's "sanctuary state" law that restricts cooperation with federal immigration authorities.

UC Davis News: Electric Bus Service Will Connect UC Davis With Sacramento

Bus service is going electric for people shuttling between the Davis and Sacramento campuses, including the forthcoming Aggie Square innovation and technology hub. 

The Sacramento Bee: Would Sacramento's proposed sales tax increase go to pensions, salaries?

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg has an ambitious plan for what he would do with a sales tax increase in the city.

Digital Journal: California experiments with digital license plates

The U.S. state of California and the city of Sacramento are experimenting with a new digital license plate scheme.

The Sacramento Bee: How soccer united refugees from around the world in Sacramento

Ghazwan Fadhil hadn't seen Ahmed Khayyafi since they graduated from the same high school in Iraq more than 20 years ago. 

KCRA 3: Sacramento school district offers free meals for kids

The City Council on Tuesday approved an $11 million renovation of the Memorial Auditorium so it can host Broadway plays, ballet performances and other events while the Community Center Theater undergoes its own remodeling.

KTXL Fox 40: Sacramento to Get New $460M Courthouse at Downtown Railyards

The City of Sacramento is getting a new courthouse, one that Mayor Darrell Steinberg says is much needed.

The Sacramento Bee: Uber teams up with SMUD to offer new cash incentives. There's just one condition

Do you drive for Uber in Sacramento? Does your vehicle require a power outlet? If so, you just got a raise.

Uber, SMUD paying Sacramento Uber drivers to use electric vehicles

Uber, SMUD paying Sacramento Uber drivers to use electric vehicles

Sacramento continues to resist inhumane federal immigration policies

Sacramento continues to resist inhumane federal immigration policies