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  • Virgen's View: Mendes Bros. Academy grand opening on Sunday

    The RVCA family is excited for Sunday. That's the day of the grand opening for the Mendes Bros. Academy, a jiu jitsu gym, in Costa Mesa. The Mendes brothers, Rafael and Gui, will be offering a free seminar during the grand opening, starting at 1 p.m. The...
  • Protesters: Mayor's G-8, NATO summit plans limit free speech

    Protesters: Mayor's G-8, NATO summit plans limit free speech
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed ordinances aimed at keeping order during the upcoming G8 and NATO summits took a beating Tuesday from a coalition of unions, religious leader, and community organizers. They say the new restrictions include tough...
  • NATO/G-8 fundraising must move at feverish pace

    NATO/G-8 fundraising must move at feverish pace
    The task of raising tens of millions of dollars in donations for the NATO and G-8 summits means fundraisers will need to move as aggressively as the Art Institute did in its campaign to build the Modern Wing. Boding well for the effort is that former...
  • Global summits can boost Chicago's profile, White House officials say

     Global summits can boost Chicago's profile, White House officials say
    White House representatives traveled to Chicago on Tuesday to tout the May summits of world leaders as an opportunity not only for hashing out global issues, but also for Chicago to boost its profile as a business and tourism center — echoing themes...
  • G8, NATO summit petitioners line up for permits

    G8, NATO summit petitioners line up for permits
    Tuesday is the first official day to file an application for a permit to demonstrate against Chicago’s G8 and NATO summits. Petitioners were lining up outside the Transportation Department Office at City Hall where the petitions are filed. ¬†They...
  • City buys 3K police helmet shields in preps for G8, NATO summits

    City buys 3K police helmet shields in preps for G8, NATO summits
    Chicago police officers will get new shields for their helmets as they prepare for possible violence at the NATO and G8 Summits in May. The city bought 3,000 plexi-glass shields for the helmets. The shields cost just less than $200,000. The shields will...
  • Business leaders brace for G-8, NATO

    Business leaders brace for G-8, NATO
    Talk to business leaders about the G-8and NATO summits coming to Chicago this spring, and they universally say they hope the events are a chance to showcase the city as a global commercial center, political player and tourism draw. But in the next breath...
  • Preparing to cover the NATO / G8 meetings

    Preparing to cover the NATO / G8 meetings
    To paraphrase former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, there are a lot of “known unknowns” about the coming G-8 and NATO summits that will bring dozens of world leaders and possibly thousands of protesters to Chicago for the weekend of May...
  • Jacksons return to the stage

    Jacksons return to the stage
  • Chicago no longer hosting G-8

    Chicago no longer hosting G-8
    The G-8Summit will no longer be held in Chicago but at Camp David instead, according to a statement from the White House. The statement reads “the President is inviting his fellow G-8 leaders to Camp David on May 18-19 for the G-8 Summit.”...
  • G8 protest organizers declare victory party--but not many attend

    G8 protest organizers declare victory party--but not many attend
    Organizers of protests slated for the week the G8 industrialized nations' leaders had been scheduled to come to Chicago in May declared victory today when it was announced President Obama will instead host the leaders at Camp David. But a hastily-...