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Father's Day

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  • Robbins residents dig in against proposed quarry

    Robbins residents dig in against proposed quarry
    It was a grand plan for tiny Robbins: a massive quarry and mining operation, a therapeutic horse farm and parks, development along the channel, maybe even a chain drugstore and new housing. The project, as laid out in three phases, would consume about a...
  • Mayo: A Father's day letter to daughter

    A reprint of my Sunday Father's Day column: Dear Natalia, It's been a few years since I've written, but the mood struck because you keep growing so fast and I'm feeling sentimental this week. Milestones and time-warp travel have a way of doing that....
  • PINs, passwords and a feeling of high-tech disconnect

    With a few exceptions over the last 2,000 years or so, humans have been in general agreement that they did not want to become their parents. But I'm on the brink of having it happen to me, whether I like it or not. It's hard to identify a single event...
  • Virgen: Recent deaths remind me to love life

     Virgen: Recent deaths remind me to love life
    If it's true that life is how you perceive it, then death should not really have so much sting. But in truth, the death of a loved one can shatter a home, break hearts and dramatically change lives. So just how does one overcome death of a loved one,...
  • Father of Oscar Grant loses lawsuit against BART officer

    A federal jury decided unanimously Tuesday that the BART police officer who killed  Oscar Grant III in 2009 owed no compensation to Grant’s father, who was in prison during his son's life. Oscar Grant II filed the civil rights lawsuit and sought...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Father's Day deals, free $5 Starbucks

    It's Freebie Friday! Father's Day deals, free $5 Starbucks
    Happy Freebie Friday! Father's Day is Sunday and I have a huge roundup of freebies, dining deals and gifts for Dad, including $10 off at JC Penney and $20 at Macy's. Plus, you can get a free Starbucks gift card, too. Like Doreen's Deals on Facebook;...
  • Get out: A few ways to make Sunday the best day of your week

    Get out: A few ways to make Sunday the best day of your week
    In good spirits Get an inside peek at North Shore Distillery in a special Father's Day tour. See how this local distillery creates its spirits with a look at the production facility, followed by samples of its vodkas, gins and specialty spirits. 3 p.m....
  • Father's Day essay: If I could do it over ...

    Father's Day essay: If I could do it over ...
    I was in the home stretch of a talk about parenting. It's a talk I've given many times. This time I was in front of a group of parents in a Buffalo Grove middle school gym. I invited them to join in the conversation. The first few questions focused on...
  • Dad to daughter: Don't buy into male stereotypes

    Dad to daughter: Don't buy into male stereotypes
    Despite what our culture sometimes implies, dads don't wait until Father's Day to parent. They do it all year-round — the good ones, anyway, of whom there are gazillions. Which is why Jim Higley didn't wait for a holiday to write his daughter a...
  • Jimmy Fallon gets Chris Christie to boogie on TV

    Jimmy Fallon gets Chris Christie to boogie on TV
    It's no secret that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is a large man. And because of his size, we don't usually see him doing active things on TV, like hiking, biking or dancing. Which is probably why Jimmy Fallon recruited him to perform "The Evolution of...
  • Top 5 Father's Day gifts that put Dad behind the wheel

    Top 5 Father's Day gifts that put Dad behind the wheel
    Still confounded by what to get the beloved father in your life? Consider our top five Father’s Day gifts that slip Dad out of the necktie and put him behind the wheel of some pretty amazing driving experiences, from Lamborghinis to go-karts....