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  • Whole Foods developer drops plan for Lake Forest

    Whole Foods developer drops plan for Lake Forest
    There will be no Whole Foods Market in Lake Forest, at least for now. A developer abruptly pulled plans Monday night that would have included the grocery store as an anchor for a development at the southeast corner of Route 60 and Saunders Road in...
  • Plainfield OK's potential sites for marijuana businesses

    Plainfield OK's potential sites for marijuana businesses
    Plainfield trustees on Monday approved a zoning amendment that would allow for the cultivation and dispensing of marijuana in certain industrial and business zoning districts. The ordinance allows for cannabis dispensaries and cultivation centers to...
  • Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra testifies in Alarcon voter fraud trial

    Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra testifies in Alarcon voter fraud trial
    In the perjury and voter fraud trial of former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon, state Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra (D-Pacoima) testified for the prosecution Tuesday that he knew of plans to turn Alarcon's Panorama City home into a condominium...
  • Park Ridge backs referendum on airport noise

    Park Ridge backs referendum on airport noise
    Park Ridge Aldermen on Monday overwhelmingly endorsed an ordinance that, if it received final approval, will place an advisory question on the Nov. 4 general election ballot asking residents about noise levels at O'Hare airport. The question asks...
  • Hogan and Hobby Lobby [Letter]

    Hogan and Hobby Lobby [Letter]
    Within hours of the Supreme Court's decision last week that closely-held corporations could deny coverage for contraceptives through their employees' health insurance policies if doing so violated the owners' religious convictions, Gov. Martin O'Malley...
  • Greuel testifies Alarcon asked her to move council district boundary

    Greuel testifies Alarcon asked her to move council district boundary
    In the perjury trial of former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon, former colleague Wendy Greuel testified Tuesday that Alarcon once asked to move his Sun Valley home from her district into his.  Alarcon and his wife have been accused of...
  • Bolingbrook reduces bail bond fee

    Bolingbrook reduces bail bond fee
    Those paying bail bonds in Bolingbrook will get a break on the administrative fees they have pay after a vote by the Bolingbrook Village Board Tuesday night. With a unanimous vote, the board approved changing this fee from $50 to $20 to comply with a...
  • Editorial: Here's how Michael Madigan browbeats Illinois

    Editorial: Here's how Michael Madigan browbeats Illinois
    We keep wondering when Democrats in the Illinois House — forlorn little mushrooms on whom Speaker Michael Madigan regularly dumps his putrid embarrassments — will decide they've had enough of self-serving-antics-by-Mike. Maybe never. Maybe...
  • Small town fights big-time truck traffic

    Small town fights big-time truck traffic
    Elwood residents have long tolerated growing tractor-trailer traffic that rattles homes, strains nerves and interrupts funeral processions to the nearby national military cemetery. But with 8,000 big rigs rolling through town each day, many say their...
  • John Duran endorses Bobby Shriver in L.A. County supervisor contest

    John Duran endorses Bobby Shriver in L.A. County supervisor contest
    West Hollywood City Council member John Duran, who finished third in the June primary for Los Angeles County Supervisor, formally endorsed second-place finisher Bobby Shriver on Tuesday. At a Shriver news conference, Duran said some in the gay and...
  • Little League: Hopkins delivers win for Costa Mesa National

    Little League: Hopkins delivers win for Costa Mesa National
    Behind the outfield fence, someone flew a huge white kite during the top of the first inning of the Mayor's Cup. The kite became a distraction for the first couple of hitters. When the third hitter stepped into the batter's box, the home plate umpire...