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Oakland (Chicago, Illinois)

Oakland (Chicago, Illinois)
A $1.5 billion racially integrated neighborhood called Oakwood Shores would be built on the former site of the Chicago Housing Authority's Ida B. Wells, Madden Park Homes and Clarence Darrow Homes public housing projects. Read more.
A $1.5 billion racially integrated neighborhood called Oakwood Shores would be built on the former site of the Chicago Housing Authority's Ida B. Wells, Madden Park Homes and Clarence Darrow Homes public housing projects. Read more. « Show less

Top Oakland (Chicago, Illinois) Articles

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  • Immigrant children aren't the only ones in crisis

     Immigrant children aren't the only ones in crisis
    It is hard not to wonder what kind of impact $3.7 billion, the amount President Barack Obama has requested to deal with the child immigrant border crisis, might have on the traumatized children of Chicago's South Side. If a humanitarian crisis is, as...
  • Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes wins home run derby

    The 2013 home run derby champion lit up the park again and defended his title. In the derby final, Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes outslugged Reds third baseman Todd Frazier, 9-1, to win the MLB All-Star home run derby at Target Field in...
  • The Brothers Book Club

    The Brothers Book Club
    Our club: We are The Brothers Book Club, and we were founded in Los Angeles more than 15 years ago. Members live in Chicago; Los Angeles; Oakland and Palm Springs, Ca.; Washington D.C.; and South Plainfield, N.J. Our meetings: We meet quarterly and...
  • Recap: American League 5, National League 3

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: American League 5, National League 3 American League 5, National League 3: New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter went 2-for-2 and scored a run in his 14th and final All-Star Game while MVP Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels...
  • Mariners edge angry A's

    The Sports Xchange By Scott Johnson, The Sports Xchange Mariners edge angry A's SEATTLE -- The smirk on Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin said it all late Friday night, after a hyped pitching duel lived up to the expectations and the game against the...
  • Game roundup: Oakland's Kazmir earns 11th win

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 4 -- adding Dodgers Game roundup: Oakland's Kazmir earns 11th win SAN FRANCISCO -- Scott Kazmir capped a brilliant personal first half with one of his best efforts of the season, striking out nine and shutting...
  • Game roundup: Kershaw's scoreless streak ends

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 5 -- final update. Releads with Dodgers-Padres, adds Twins-Mariners Game roundup: Kershaw's scoreless streak ends LOS ANGELES -- Clayton Kershaw had his scoreless-innings streak snapped at 41, but he pitched a...
  • Cain, Giants top A's to get back on track

    The Sports Xchange By Dave Del Grande, The Sports Xchange Cain, Giants top A's to get back on track SAN FRANCISCO -- Matt Cain admitted he never expected to take a two-win season into the All-Star break. But it sure beats a one-win first half. The...
  • Hendricks the latest Cubs pitching prospect to arrive

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange Hendricks the latest Cubs pitching prospect to arrive CINCINNATI -- When Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel were traded to Oakland, it created a buzz among the Chicago Cubs' minor-league pitchers....
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 7/4 log (updated Thursday AM)

    8 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (primarily semifinals: Novak Djokovic vs. Grigor Dimitrov; Milos Raonic vs. Roger Federer).--ESPN 9 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One practice (in Silverstone, England).--NBCSN 9:30 a.m.    Golf: French Open second round (in...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 7/10 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    5:30 a.m.    Golf: Scottish Open first round (in Aberdeen).--Golf 8 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 6 (Arras to Reims).--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Golf: Women’s British Open first round (in Southport, England).--ESPN2 10 a.m.  Tennis: Men's Stuttgart...
  • Chavez, A's handle slumping Giants

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange Chavez, A's handle slumping Giants OAKLAND, Calif. -- When the Oakland A's made a blockbuster trade with the Chicago Cubs last weekend and added right-handers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to...