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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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  • The search for a police chief

    Few would envy Robert Wasserman his current task. Wasserman, chairman of Strategic Policy Partnership, has been chosen by South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg to conduct the search for the city's next police chief. Under the best of circumstances, Wasserman'...
  • Review: Michael Chabon joyfully sets down on 'Telegraph Avenue'

     Review: Michael Chabon joyfully sets down on 'Telegraph Avenue'
    Telegraph Avenue A Novel Michael Chabon Harper: 480 pp, $27.99 "Telegraph Avenue" is so exuberant, it's as if Michael Chabon has pulled joy from the air and squeezed it into the shape of words. A vibrant affection for a place, time and culture —...
  • Woman killed in South Side fire identified

    Woman killed in South Side fire identified
    A woman died and three other people were displaced following a house fire in the Oakland neighborhood this morning, according to the Chicago Fire Department. Vershonda Marshall, 41, of the 8700 block of South Burley Avenue, was pronounced dead on the...
  • U2 announces rescheduled dates for postponed 360 Tour

     
    Apparently Bono's back is feeling better, as U2 on Tuesday morning announced the rescheduled dates for its postponed 360 Tour. The band was forced to scrap its two appearances at Angels Stadium after its lead singer injured his back while......
  • Fiona Apple announces U.S. summer tour

     
    Fiona Apple's return to the spotlight just got kicked into overdrive as the notoriously reclusive singer and songwriter announced plans for a summer tour....
  • Football: Ex-Narbonne standout Nnamdi Asomugha gives back

     
    Former Harbor City Narbonne defensive back Nnamdi Asomugha is preparing to take a group of high-achieving students from underserved communities in Los Angeles, Oakland and Philadelphia on an all-expenses paid trip to Chicago to introduce them to local...
  • Esperanza Spalding, Ambrose Akinmusire lead Monterey Jazz lineup

     
    Pat Metheny, Bill Frisell and a wide variety of veteran and up-and-coming jazz talent lead the 55th annual Monterey Jazz Festival happening this fall....
  • Comcast launching Netflix-like streaming service

     
    Comcast launching Netflix-like subscription streaming service for its customers....
  • WHERE ARE LAST YEAR'S IRONPIGS? ...

     
    This chart ran in our print editions but didn't appear on-line. WHERE ARE LAST YEAR’S IRONPIGS? Josh Barfield: Not signed Brian Bass: Korea Eddie Bonine: Not signed Tagg Bozied: Retired Nate Bump: PHILLIES Dave Bush: PHILLIES Ryan Edell: Retired*...
  • Van Halen announces new album, 2012 tour with Staples Center date

     
    A regrouped Van Halen has announced an extensive 2012 American tour that will carry the four-piece rock band across the country over five months, including a Staples Center concert on June 1, and a Honda Center gig in Anaheim on......
  • AT&T's 4G LTE enters 11 new markets, including Los Angeles

     
    AT&T announced that its 4G LTE network is spreading to 11 new markets: Los Angeles; San Diego; San Francisco; Oakland; San Jose; the New York City metropolitan area; Phoenix; Austin, Texas; Orlando, Fla.; Chapel Hill, N.C.; and Raleigh, N.C....
  • Missing Orange County professor found in South Los Angeles

     
    An Orange County English professor who has been missing since August was found Friday night, a family member said. Amy Ahearn, 40, of Lake Forest was discovered by the Los Angeles Police Department in South Los Angeles and was being......