| Oct 27, 2014
| 4:43 PM
Gustavo “Gus” Faist, a La Cañada resident of forty-nine years and former software engineer at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, passed away October 5th, at the age of 85. He had been suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease for several years.
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Sylvester "Syl" Lulinski was introduced to the game of cribbage as small boy through a friend in his Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.
He learned to shuffle and deal cards and developed strategies for analyzing the game. He played...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:45 PM
"Keep running, baby."
Danielle Sullivan, 19, a student at Loyola University Chicago, was sick of hearing comments like that one around her Rogers Park home, particularly when she went out jogging in the mornings. The comments, she said, typically came...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Billionaire Joe Grendys has no clue how Forbes found him.
After all, he lives in the same Chicago bungalow where he grew up.
His business, Park Ridge-based chicken processor Koch Foods (pronounced "cook"), has been on the magazine's list of largest...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Felix A. Khin-Maung-Gyi, executive chairman and founder of Chesapeake Research Review LLC and an ethicist whose field was human research, died Thursday at his Ellicott City home of undetermined causes. He was 58.
The son of Francis Khin-Maung-Gyi, a...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz has unveiled that its annual gala and competition will be coming to Los Angeles this fall.
A nonprofit organization dedicated to furthering the message of jazz around the world, the institute's highest-profile...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:42 PM
David W. Burcham, the first lay president of Loyola Marymount University, has announced that he will resign as head of the Jesuit campus in Los Angeles at the end of the school year in May.
Burcham, 63, became the university’s president in 2010....
| Oct 3, 2014
| 9:10 PM
As a nurse, Margaret J. "Peg" Jansson was drawn to mothers and newborns "and all the joy associated with that," according to those who knew her.
So after becoming a certified lactation consultant, Mrs. Jansson in the late 1980s founded Nursing Care of...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 10:00 PM
There's nothing like a day at the museum, but tickets can cost a pretty penny — especially if you bring the entire brood. Avoid pricey admission fees during these museum free days.
1300 S. Lake Shore Drive (312-922-7827;...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Rabbi Yoel Ackerman is bringing his skills working with students to the growing Jewish community of eastern Boca Raton as the second campus rabbi of the Boca Raton-based Jewish Education Center of South Florida.
Ackerman, originally from North Miami...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:29 PM
When Gralen Titus Bennett was issued a Chicago Housing Authority voucher that would pay most of his rent, he looked for apartments in Uptown, Lakeview and other neighborhoods near the lakefront.
Bennett is rooted on the West Side, and though he said he...