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  • Has Occupy movement come to Silicon Valley? Vandals strike Atherton

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Has class warfare come to the exclusive Silicon Valley enclave of Atherton? In the Lindenwood neighborhood, where average home prices exceed $7 million, vandals last week spray-painted black graffiti targeting the “1%” on...
  • Debts to Chicago by its workers balloon

    Debts to Chicago by its workers balloon
    When Mayor Rahm Emanuel put together his first budget in 2011, he sent a not-so-subtle message to city workers who owed City Hall for parking tickets, water bills and other fees and fines: Pay up or you could be suspended or fired. "I am creating a...
  • Boy killed as house collapsed was planning to attend birthday party

    Boy killed as house collapsed was planning to attend birthday party
    As he left school for the last time, 8-year-old Troy Douglas was planning to meet up with friends and relatives to play laser tag at a cousin's birthday party, his family said Thursday. But on his way home from William Paca Elementary School in Southeast...
  • Glendale officials: Affordable housing options slim

    The Fhardos have been waiting for subsidized housing assistance in Glendale for 13 years and, after attending an affordable housing informational meeting hosted by the city Monday night, the elderly couple said they felt more in the know, but frustrated...
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • Should CHA require drug tests for residents?

     
    By Jessica Reynolds From today's Tribune story by Kim Geiger: A Chicago man who objects to having to submit to drug testing as a condition of living in an apartment that he rents from the Chicago Housing Authority filed a......
  • $38,000 Full-Size Sedan Challenge: Results

     
    First, a quick reminder about whom our judges are: Kelsey Mays, consumer affairs editor at Cars.com Jennifer Newman, assistant managing editor at Cars.com Kristin Varela, senior family editor at Cars.com Fred Meier, automotive editor at USA Today Brian...
  • Mystery donor promises 770-pound woman new home

    Yvonne Gallimore, a 770-pound woman, has struggled against lymphedema for 17 years. About two weeks ago Gallimore was admitted to the hospital for a leg infection. Medical crews had to tear through a wall of her Section 8 apartment in order to transport...
  • 175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago

    175 years of memorable, horrible, humorous and remarkable events that shaped Chicago
    On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city. Some events...
  • Broward commissioner got failing grades as landlord, records show

    Broward commissioner got failing grades as landlord, records show
    Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness owns a second house that has run afoul of housing codes, cost taxpayers money and irked neighbors for its condition. Shortly after moving in, a woman renting the home in 2009 with federal assistance complained...
  • Some fancy neighborhoods open gates to Section 8

    Here's an odd side effect of South Florida's foreclosure crisis: Some immense homes with pools and three-car garages in gated communities are being rented out to unlikely tenants — poor people paying with Section 8 aid. Among the properties are...