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  • Mayor calls for ending L.A. investments in assault weapon makers

     
    L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has asked the city's three pension funds to review all investments and work to end those in companies that manufacture assault weapons....
  • Will Emanuel OK a Mell for Mell swap?

     
    On January 4, Fran Spielman of the Sun-Times reported: Ald. Richard Mell (33rd) — powerful chairman of the City Council’s Rules Committee and father-in-law of convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich — has told associates he is preparing to...
  • The Geek speaks

     
    The indispensable blogger on all things parking in Chicago didn't like what he saw out of City Hall yesterday: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel may have done the impossible. He may have actually made Chicago’s reviled parking meter lease deal even......
  • Surprise, surprise!

     
    Deb Mell to succeed dad as 33rd Ward alderman Others will say what they will, but while it would not be fair to appoint Deb just because her name is Mell, it would have been equally unfair to her constituents......
  • Maserati Driven by Groom Sought in Bathtub Bride Murder Found

    Maserati Driven by Groom Sought in Bathtub Bride Murder Found
    BURBANK, Illinois -- Just hours after saying "I do," Estrella Carrera was found stabbed to death in a blood-soaked bathtub, still wearing the glittery, sequined dress she wore at her cocktail reception. A manhunt was immediately launched for her husband,...
  • People protesting planned school closings arrested at City Hall

    People protesting planned school closings arrested at City Hall
    More than 20 people protesting Chicago Public School plans to close 53 elementary schools were arrested this afternoon at City Hall, officials said. The protesters were arrested after sitting and blocking elevators on the main floor of the building...
  • Reward increased to $40,000 in Hadiya Pendleton slaying

    Reward increased to $40,000 in Hadiya Pendleton slaying
    As community members marched in memory of Hadiya Pendleton Friday, officials announced the reward for information in the slaying of the King College Prep sophomore has been increased to $40,000. Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy and other...
  • Our Laguna: Taking a look at the last half of the year

    Same song, second verse. Here are some highlights of 2012, culled from the pages of Coastline Pilot in the second half of the year. Refresh your memories. July. 6: Principal Planner Carolyn Martin was named project manager for the proposed overhaul of...
  • New mayor reflects on tumult, looks forward

    New mayor reflects on tumult, looks forward
    Fourth in a series of profiles about those in the trenches of Costa Mesa's political battles. * Each Sunday the new mayor of Costa Mesa prays to God to help him forgive others, to help him not hold a grudge, to give him guidance for the week before...
  • Notable passings of 2012

    Notable passings of 2012
    Some stories are harder to write than others. Obituaries are among the hardest, as the represent an obligation to do justice to the folks who have passed and hopefully to bring solace to their loved ones. Some of Laguna's best and brightest died in...
  • A Marseille original

    A Marseille original
    MARSEILLE, France — Bouillabaisse and I have a history. For years, I made this fish soup — from scratch, fish heads and all — for Christmas Eve dinner. Then, to prepare myself when I first became a food writer for the Tribune, I...
  • Card users spared Blue Line O'Hare fare hike -- for now

    Card users spared Blue Line O'Hare fare hike -- for now
    After rejecting the tearful pleas and angry demands of CTA bus riders to restore routes that were slashed this week, the transit agency’s board on Tuesday approved a big break for commuters who work at O’Hare International Airport. But the...