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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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  • Hammel finally gets first victory for A's

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- It took him five starts to do it, but right-hander Jason Hammel finally got his first victory Tuesday night for the Oakland A's. Hammel threw 5 2/3 scoreless...
  • Hammel earns first win with A's, tops Rays

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange Hammel earns first win with A's, tops Rays OAKLAND, Calif. -- Right-hander Jason Hammel took the mound Tuesday night still searching for his first win for Oakland after going 0-4 with a 9.53 ERA in...
  • Game roundup: Tigers edge Yankees in 12

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 6: Adds A's-Rays, Dodgers-Angels; final update; will stand Game roundup: Tigers edge Yankees in 12 NEW YORK -- Alex Avila had the game-tying single in the seventh and then hit the go-ahead home run with one out...
  • Beane makes huge trade for Lester, Gomes

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics Oakland general manager Billy Beane pulled a stunner of a trade July 4 when he acquired right-handers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs for top shortstop prospect Addison Russell...
  • 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...
  • Arts and humanities honorees

    Arts and humanities honorees
    2013 NATIONAL MEDAL OF ARTS •Julia Alvarez, novelist, poet and essayist, Weybridge, Vt. •Brooklyn Academy of Music, presenter, Brooklyn, N.Y. •Joan Harris, arts patron, Chicago •Bill Jones, dancer and choreographer, Valley...
  • Former Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija sells Lakeview condo for $600K

    Former Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija sells Lakeview condo for $600K
    Recently traded Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija on Friday sold his three-bedroom, 2,500-square-foot condominium unit in the Southport Corridor area of west Lakeview for $600,000. A Valparaiso native who will earn $5.345 million this year,...
  • 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...
  • Speculation surrounds Carl Crawford as non-waiver trade deadline looms

    The non-waiver trade deadline looms later this month, and you can expect more contenders and bottom feeders will do what the Oakland Athletics and Chicago Cubs have already done. The A’s bulked up; the Cubs dumped salary. Here’s a look at some...
  • 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...
  • A's plan to stick with slumping Hammel

    The Sports Xchange A's plan to stick with slumping Hammel HOUSTON -- Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin gave no reason to believe that a change was imminent regarding Jason Hammel. The right-hander struggled again Wednesday in his fourth start since...
  • MLB roundup: Rockies' Morneau returns from DL

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Rockies' Morneau returns from DL The Colorado Rockies activated first baseman Justin Morneau and left-hander Boone Logan from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday and called up rookie infielder Cristhian Adames from...