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October 30th 7pm at Starlight Lounge, $10, Fundraiser for Sacramento Steps Forward

I’ve been a Downtown Sacramento Flâneur for a long time. I bought a cheap house in Broderick some six years ago, and thankfully, I still find myself able to walk the three miles into downtown to my workplace. I’ve seen

East Beat

Earlier this summer a homeless man known as Brian Blake by many neighbors who frequent the Natural Foods Co-op disappeared from the area. Known for selling a homeless newspaper, Brian was shot in his eye by a paint gun while

Crime up 50%: East Sacramento residents hear from authorities on safety issues

During the crime and safety meeting sponsored by the City of Sacramento at the Clunie Center Wednesday, Aug. 27, Glen Faulkner, a Pocket area resident and Sacramento Police Executive Lieutenant for East Area Command, told the standing room only crowd

Innovative winter shelter plan announced

  Sacramento Steps Forward (SSF) released details on its Winter Shelter plan for 2010–2011 on Oct. 25. Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and County Board of Supervisors Chair Roger Dickinson joined a host of faith, community and government leaders to discuss

Mayor Johnson announces over 1,000 families have received permanent housing

Milestone to house homeless is ahead of three-year goal SACRAMENTO – Today Mayor Kevin Johnson announced that‘Sacramento Steps Forward’ has provided permanent housing for over 1,168 families, a milestone that is ahead of a three-year goal of 2,400 by November