| May 10, 2011
| 8:31 PM
Rahm Emanuel's inaugural celebration will be as much about setting a tone for how he wants Chicagoans to perceive his administration as about commemorating his ascendancy to mayor.
The planning team is going for festive, but not too festive. After all,...
| May 15, 2011
| 6:28 PM
Chicago religious leaders gathered at a luncheon today to support Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel on the day before he takes office as the city’s leader.
Emanuel was one of the honored guests at the Chicago Interfaith Celebration at the JW Marriott in the...
| May 16, 2011
| 10:26 AM
Rahm Emanuel took the oath of office as Chicago's 46th mayor.
The city's new mayor then laid out the challenges ahead: Improving schools, ending gun violence and downsizing a city government taxpayers can no longer afford. And he asked Chicagoans, the...
| May 18, 2011
| 2:40 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel presided over his first Chicago City Council meeting today, a two hour session heavy on ceremony and new faces getting to know each other.
The rookie mayor gaveled the meeting to order on time at 10 a.m. New City Clerk Susana Mendoza...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 2:29 PM
City Clerk Susana Mendoza unveiled a city vehicle sticker with a simple design Tuesday as she sought to move beyond the controversy that erupted when she yanked a teen's winning sticker artwork amid concerns it might contain street gang symbols.
| Jan 4, 2012
5:30 - 9 a.m. Jonathon Brandmeier
8:08 a.m. Jonathon Brandmeier talks to City Clerk Susana Mendoza about Chicago’s recently announced Dog of Distinction contest
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mike McConnell
10:05 a.m. Paul’s Calls is back! Professor...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 1:14 PM
A trio of city officials are pushing a measure to award free city stickers to decorated veterans.
City Clerk Susana Mendoza joined with Alds. Timothy Cullerton, 38th, and James Balcer, 11th, in supporting a proposed ordinance to waive payment for vehicle...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 8:27 PM
Former Chicago first lady Maggie Daley, who died Thursday after a long fight with cancer, will be remembered during a public ceremony at the Chicago Cultural Center on Sunday, a family spokeswoman said today.
The public wake will begin at noon and end at...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 5:15 AM
City Clerk Susana Mendoza said Tuesday she’s investigating whether gang signs are part of the winning design for Chicago’s next city sticker, just days before the decals are scheduled to be printed.
The sticker, meant to honor city...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 10:04 AM
A 15-year-old boy will lose the honor of seeing his city sticker design adorn Chicago windshields amid questions about whether the artwork contains gang symbols, City Clerk Susana Mendoza said this afternoon.
At a City Hall news conference, Mendoza...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 3:15 PM
WGN-TV spoke with the 15-year-old who recently lost the honor of creating Chicago’s city sticker.
Chicago’s City Clerk Susana Mendoza scrapped the design for this year's city sticker after crime experts pointed out that the winning design...