The Steinberg Review November 3 – November 9
Every week we highlight important news around the greater Sacramento region.
More than a thousand people rallied at the State Capitol in Sacramento Thursday night to protest President Donald Trump, his firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the appointment of the new acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker. The demonstration was part of a wave of protests held in hundreds of cities across the country.
The Sacramento Bee: This historic building may soon be Sacramento’s newest downtown hotel
A noted developer of upscale housing in California is now making a pitch to turn the historic Eastern Star building in midtown Sacramento into a Hyatt hotel.
The Kings have shown a new look on the court this season, winning six of their first 10 games with a fast-paced style that has Sacramento among the league’s best teams in pace and scoring. On Wednesday, the Kings are offering another new look, but this time in their attire.
Three years after they moved downtown, the Sacramento Kings are expected to take a key step Thursday toward finally fulfilling their promise to redevelop the largely unused Sleep Train Arena site. The team said it is filing an application with the city to rezone the massive 183-acre site for a variety of potential uses – one of which could be a zoo, which is an idea Sacramento Zoo officials recently floated for the site.
The Sacramento Press: Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink Now Open
Sharpen your skates and get ready to perfect your triple axel, the region’s beloved holiday destination has returned bigger and better than ever! Open daily, now through January 21, the Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink presented by Dignity Health has expanded its size by more than 25 percent with a new group reservation area and orientation to K Street to take advantage of all of the excitement surrounding it.