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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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  • Time to stop expecting women to smile on command

    Time to stop expecting women to smile on command
    "Where's my smile, babydoll?" The "babydoll" bugged me more than the query itself, but the whole thing is obviously pretty obnoxious. It's objectifying, it's bossy, it's presumptuous. Still, I smiled. It's a habit. I smile at people when I walk by...
  • When a pet dies

    When a pet dies
    The family dog Jessie died recently. In the end of her life she was diapered, blind, deaf and confused, but completely loved and loving. The mom said Jessie went in the best way possible: in the mom's lap on the back porch on a warm spring evening. Animal...
  • This is why we need gun control

    This is why we need gun control
    The violence at Isla Vista at the start of the holiday weekend grabbed the nation's attention. But so, too, did the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard last year. And in Santa Monica. And at Newtown, Conn., before that. And on and on. More than 11,...
  • San Francisco offers site near Bay Bridge for George Lucas museum

    San Francisco offers site near Bay Bridge for George Lucas museum
    San Francisco will offer “Star Wars” creator George Lucas a choice lot across a street from the Bay and near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the home of the director’s planned cultural arts museum, should he choose his...
  • San Francisco makes official offer to George Lucas for land with Bay view

    San Francisco makes official offer to George Lucas for land with Bay view
    San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has offered "Star Wars" creator George Lucas a prime lot near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the film director's planned cultural arts museum, according to a letter from the mayor obtained by The Tribune. The 2.3 acre...
  • Angels seem to have benefited from bad trip

    To hear pitcher C.J. Wilson tell it, the Angels might look back on their most recent trip as the turning point of a season. The club won only three of 10 games on the trip, which included the Angels being swept in three games by the division-leading...
  • Anti-smoking group flies to Chicago to present Emanuel with award

    Anti-smoking group flies to Chicago to present Emanuel with award
    A little-known anti-tobacco group that gets money from a federally funded parent organization flew members to Chicago to present an award Tuesday to Mayor Rahm Emanuel for his efforts to pass tougher regulations of menthol cigarettes. Emanuel appeared...
  • LATEST LINE

    --------------------------------------- --------------------------------------- By J. McCarthy --------------------------------------- Minnesota is only 25-56 its last 81 games vs. a team with a winning record. The Twins are 2-8 in their last 10 road...
  • L.A. trails most cities in office rental market recovery

    L.A. trails most cities in office rental market recovery
    Office vacancy rates continued to decline in most cities during the fourth quarter of 2013, prompting landlords to ask for higher rents in more than half of the country. U.S. office buildings absorbed 14.3 million square feet of empty space in the...
  • Los Angeles is among the top 10 U.S. cities for income inequality

    Los Angeles is among the top 10 U.S. cities for income inequality
    Los Angeles is among the top 10 U.S. cities with the widest gulf between the rich and poor, a Washington think tank reported Thursday. The upper 5% of Los Angeles residents earned more than 12 times what the bottom 20% took in,  Alan Barube, who studies...
  • Glendale artist's work featured at Art Share L.A.'s Black Panther exhibit

    Glendale artist's work featured at Art Share L.A.'s Black Panther exhibit
    When the Black Panthers in Los Angeles fought for change in the 1970s they started with the soil, planting an edible oasis in the heart of South Central. Today at 34th Street in Exposition Park, a garden dubbed Community Services Unlimited still draws...
  • Twin brothers sentenced to prison for bilking sports fans

    Twin brothers sentenced to prison for bilking sports fans
    SAN DIEGO -- Twin 63-year-old brothers were sentenced Friday to federal prison for defrauding sports fans by persuading them to pay for tickets, hotel accommodations and airline flights for out-of-town events and then failing to provide "nearly all the...