The Steinberg Review December 8 – December 14

The Steinberg Review December 8 – December 14

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

CBS Sacramento: A Look At What Could Be Sacramento’s Tallest Building

New pictures show plans for what would become Sacramento’s tallest building. A gleaming glass and aluminum structure just across the tower bridge, at the entrance to the Capitol Mall.

Sacramento News & Review: Steinberg’s brilliant idea

When I heard about Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg’s plan to have each City Council member come up with at least 100 homeless shelter beds in their district, my reaction was the same as when I listen to a Jimmy Hendrix guitar riff, or enjoy a Freeport Bakery tiramisu or watch former Cleveland Indians shortstop Omar Vizquel and second baseman Roberto Alomar turn an unbelievable double play. Whoa. How in hell do they do that?

Lonely Planet: Discover North America's best emerging destinations for 2019

Some of the world’s top travel influencers have selected the unsung North American destinations that they think will be on the savvy traveller’s wish list in 2019. If you want to broaden your horizons without going too far, read on to see the places that might inspire your next trip.

Sacramento City Express: Levee improvements to reduce flood risk coming to the Lower Natomas Basin

Beginning, Monday, Dec. 10, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and its partners, the California Central Valley Flood Protection Board (assisted by the California Department of Water Resources), and the Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency, will be constructing levee improvements in the Lower Natomas Basin.

The Sacramento Bee: Bad news and long days: Sacramento first responders honored for service at Camp Fire

More than 100 Sacramento first responders were honored by the City Council Tuesday for their efforts during the Camp Fire, where many spent long days battling flames and searching through ruins in the wake of California’s deadliest wildfire.

Capital Public Radio: Sacramento Pushes Development Focused On Mass Transit, Not Parking

New housing projects and other developments near mass-transit stations in the city of Sacramento may soon come without parking.

Sacramento Business Journal: City chooses design teams to breathe new life into Old Sacramento

In hopes of reviving the city’s waterfront, Sacramento has commissioned five design and architecture teams to develop new design concepts for Old Sacramento.

The Sacramento Bee: A two-decades old Kings controversy is ending: Team will pay off debt to city

On a raucous night at Sacramento City Hall two decades ago, a divided City Council made one of its most controversial business moves in recent times: It voted to give the Sacramento Kings a $74 million loan, helping the then-struggling team to solidify its finances and keep it from leaving town.

Sacramento Business Journal: Sac State students to be shuttled by autonomous vehicles

Starting next month, autonomous Olli shuttles will ferry students on a route through California State University Sacramento.

Who are your homeless neighbors? Here's how you can find out

Who are your homeless neighbors? Here's how you can find out

These two committees will help City decide how to spend Measure U funds

These two committees will help City decide how to spend Measure U funds