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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

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Those trapped in worst areas don't realize Chicago's improved safety

    Those trapped in worst areas don't realize Chicago's improved safety
    Living in a city that had 82 shootings over the Fourth of July weekend, Chicagoans could be forgiven for envying the residents of Indianapolis. Imagine living in a place where homicides have been reduced by more than half in the past two decades, where...
  • 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...
  • Hammel gets roughed up again as Astros rout A's, 8-1

    HOUSTON The official word isn't in, but Jason Hammel may have just pitched himself out of the Oakland starting rotation with an 8-1 loss to the Astros Wednesday. Hammel was one out away from getting out of the first inning having allowed just one run. By...
  • Recap: Astros 8, Athletics 1

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Astros 8, Athletics 1 Astros 8, Athletics 1: Robbie Grossman and Jon Singleton each swatted two-run homers and host Houston used a six-run first inning to claim the rubber match of the three-game set. Staked to the big early...
  • 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...
  • Rick Gosselin: Callahan sticks with Cowboys

    OXNARD, Calif. Bill Callahan is a football coach. And coaches coach. Where doesn't matter. It could be Flagstaff, Ariz., Carbondale, Ill., Lincoln, Neb., Philadelphia, Oakland or Dallas. Callahan has coached there and more. You are given players, and...
  • A's use six-run ninth to rally past Astros, 7-4

    HOUSTON The A's might be able to look back to July 29 as a watershed day in the American League West pennant race. At just about the same moment that the Baltimore Orioles stung the second-in-the-west Angels with a 12-inning, 7-6 win, Brandon Moss beat...
  • Angels have confidence going into series against AL West-leading A's

    Angels have confidence going into series against AL West-leading A's
    The euphoria of a three-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox was palpable in the Angels clubhouse Sunday, especially in the corner cubicle of closer Ernesto Frieri, who notched his 10th save in a 4-2 victory in Angel Stadium. Having rebounded nicely from...
  • James Beard Awards: Chicago tourism officials commit to raising $2M

     James Beard Awards: Chicago tourism officials commit to raising $2M
    Chicago tourism officials have committed to raise nearly $2 million in sponsorships for the James Beard Foundation Awards, a pledge that helped lure the event, considered the Oscars of American dining, to Chicago in 2015 from New York. In an...