| Sep 7, 2012
| 8:16 PM
Businesses, the citizens and the government make the three-legged stool that is Costa Mesa.
But the business leg seems forgotten because its concerns are rarely in print. The proposed charter (Measure V on the November ballot) has sparked many articles...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 2:19 PM
For a time Monday, visitors to aldermen's offices at City Hall office were greeted by a 7-year-old whose Mets cap was barely visible over the top of a desk.
Chicago teachers were out on strike, so Roberto Maldonado II wasn’t at Drummond...
| Oct 14, 2012
Prompted by a Tribune investigation into allegations of wrongdoing in Chicago's red-light camera program, an Arizona-based firm has disclosed it paid a $910 luxury hotel tab for the city official in charge of its contract and failed to tell City Hall...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 2:54 PM
City Hall computers went down from about 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today because of a power issue that's still being looked at, said a spokeswoman for Mayor Rahm Emanuel today.
That meant workers couldn't use computers for much, with internal access to the...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 2:26 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today designated a job at City Hall for students from a West Side Catholic high school who work during the school year to help cover the cost of their tuition.
Four students from Christ the King Jesuit College Preparatory School will...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 9:44 PM
Chicago's firearm ordinance took another blow Tuesday when a federal judge ruled that the section banning permits for people convicted of unlawful use of a weapon is vague and unconstitutional.
The city must now decide whether to appeal the ruling or...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 4:54 PM
A majority of Chicago aldermen have signed on to an ordinance that would allow police to write tickets instead of make arrests for small amounts of marijuana possession, a strong indicator the measure will pass when the City Council votes on it next week....
| Jun 27, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Ald. Sandi Jackson today spoke briefly to reporters but provided scant information about her husband U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s condition or whereabouts since he announced he was on medical leave from Congress.
"I think it's important to say that I...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below?
Check out the Illinois Department of...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 5:47 PM
Police are experimenting with temporary surveillance cameras and new traffic controls to further tame West Newport's infamous Independence Day parties.
People on historically rowdy street corners now will be watched from a monitor at City Hall and by...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 10:25 AM
Downtown Chicago will be completely wireless, if Mayor Rahm Emanuel has his way.
The mayor has instructed officials to look into the cost and technology needed to turnthe entire downtown into a wireless network zone.
The Mercantile Exchange and the...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 10:57 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today that the city’s estimated budget gap could have topped $700 million, but will be about half that much because of steps his administration has taken.
The comment came one day before his annual deadline to announce how...