The Steinberg Review December 15 – December 21
Every week we highlight important news around the greater Sacramento region.
Capital Public Radio: Daniel Hahn: Tough Love And Compassion
Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn was raised by his adoptive mother in the city’s Oak Park neighborhood. He credits his mother for raising him to be a part of the community and understand the value of tough love, even through hardship, like witnessing a murder outside his house as a young boy and having his brother murdered on his beat when he was a police officer.
People for Bikes.org: America’s 10 Best New Bikeways of 2018
Since we first started our annual look back at great new bikeways five years ago, we’ve noticed an evolution in progress. First, bike infrastructure has continued to make its way from the big cities to smaller towns and communities.
Sacramento is taking another step toward becoming a more walkable city. The city council is banning certain businesses from opening near light rail stops.
On Tuesday (December 18), the Sacramento City Council voted unanimously to keep the city-run homeless triage shelter open for four more months.
The Sacramento Bee: Crocker showcases one of the early great painters of California’s art scene
“Raymond Dabb Yelland: California Landscape Painter” at the Crocker Art Museum reminds us once again how easy it is for talented painters, well-regarded in their times, can slip into the cracks of mainstream art history surveys.
Free hot meals will be available to students of the Sacramento City Unified School district over the winter break. The federally-funded meals are being offered between December 26 and January 4 and will be served to all children ages 18 and younger at participating locations around the city.
GovTech.com: Change Is in the DNA of All Smart City Initiatives
The evolution and deployment of city projects seldom follow a simple and predicable path. So don’t expect smart city projects to start and end without changes along the way.
"This event helped invest in our children from within our community. The event helped create and strengthen the relationship between children and law enforcement. This was truly a positive experience and opportunity for the children to interact, talk, and shop with a police officer."