The Steinberg Review September 29 - October 5
Every week we highlight important news around the greater Sacramento region.
Nearly 900 people attended the 2018 Tower Bridge dinner Sunday in Sacramento, celebrating the annual Farm-to-Fork Festival weekend and paying homage to the region’s agricultural roots. Mike Testa, the president of Visit Sacramento, the organization the hosts the event, says the festival has grown year over year.
Verizon on Monday will roll out 5G wireless broadband to parts of Sacramento, making the city one of just a handful in the world to boast the first revolutionary, at-home internet service of its type from a major provider.
The Sacramento Bee: Sacramento Bee journalist wins two film festival awards for documentary
One man. One mustang. Two awards. Sacramento Bee visual journalist Autumn Payne’s short documentary, “A Horse, A Convict, A Chance for Change,” was awarded two distinctions at the Sacramento Film & Music Festival. The festival, which ran from Sept. 26 to Sept. 30, screens films from both local and international filmmakers. Payne’s documentary won two jury awards: Best Documentary Feature and Best Documentary Short.
The Sacramento Bee: How high is too high? California to allow taller buildings near state Capitol
As Sacramento’s skyline began to inch higher in the 1990s, state officials decided to take steps to keep the city’s premier piece of architecture — the golden-domed Capitol — from being drowned out. The resulting 1992 Capitol View Protection Act has kept adjacent buildings well below the dome’s 247-foot height. But city and state officials now say the act appears to have gone a block too far.