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Fourth in a series of profiles about those in the trenches of Costa Mesa's political battles. * Each Sunday the new mayor of Costa Mesa prays to God to help him forgive others, to help him not hold a grudge, to give him guidance for the week before...
Second in a series of profiles about those in the trenches of Costa Mesa's political battles. * Over a breakfast plate at IHOP, Sandy Genis laughs easily, and is animated and talkative. She uses her hands to make a point, stress an idea, express...
Headlines for Tuesday, May 21, 2013 RAY MANZAREK: Doors Co-Founder Dead at 74 Ray Manzarek, a founding Member of The Doors, has died at age 74. The keyboardist, born Raymond Daniel Manczarek, Jr., succumbed this afternoon (Monday) at the RoMed...
Pressured for months by teachers, community leaders and aldermen, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's hand-picked school board is nonetheless expected on Wednesday to approve closing all but a few of the 53 elementary schools the administration wants to shut down....
The Dorchester Senior Center in the south suburbs has a steady stream of visitors: attentive relatives, busy repairmen and, lately, inquisitive federal investigators. The five-story, village-owned building that looks out over a dreary interstate has...
More than 2 million people can vote for mayor of Los Angeles. But if history is a reliable guide, as many as 1.6 million of them will skip Tuesday's election. That low turnout could mean that the winner will garner fewer votes than any newly elected...
Promoting gambling Mayor Rahm Emanuel has made a video using the plight of Chicago's schoolchildren to promote the building of a casino in Chicago. This resurrects sad memories for many of us of the Illinois Lottery's self-justification in 1974 that...
After being defeated by just 20 votes in the race for Park Ridge's 6th Ward alderman, Vincent LaVecchia requested that the Cook County clerk's office hold a discovery recount. "The integrity of the vote is extremely important," said LaVecchia, who...
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There was standing room only inside Orland Park's board room Monday where officials decked the space with red, white and blue bunting and welcomed Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke to help conduct their inauguration into office. Family,...
Eighty years ago, Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak was assassinated, an anniversary that some, like Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, say does not receive enough attention. But on Thursday, a school in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, will remember Cermak by...
Change of SubjectFriday's print column A new Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows that, halfway through his first term, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's overall disapproval rating is up 11 percentage points over a year ago. Four in 10 Chicago voters — and nearly half of the......
Surrounded by kids as he accepted money from a soft-drink company for nutrition and exercise classes, Rahm Emanuel was asked if it might make more sense for children's health to take a harder line on the sale of sugary drinks. "I'm here about making...
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