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Oakland (Chicago, Illinois)

Oakland (Chicago, Illinois)
A $1.5 billion racially integrated neighborhood called Oakwood Shores would be built on the former site of the Chicago Housing Authority's Ida B. Wells, Madden Park Homes and Clarence Darrow Homes public housing projects. Read more.
A $1.5 billion racially integrated neighborhood called Oakwood Shores would be built on the former site of the Chicago Housing Authority's Ida B. Wells, Madden Park Homes and Clarence Darrow Homes public housing projects. Read more. « Show less

Top Oakland (Chicago, Illinois) Articles

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  • The Brothers Book Club

    The Brothers Book Club
    Our club: We are The Brothers Book Club, and we were founded in Los Angeles more than 15 years ago. Members live in Chicago; Los Angeles; Oakland and Palm Springs, Ca.; Washington D.C.; and South Plainfield, N.J. Our meetings: We meet quarterly and...
  • Speculation surrounds Carl Crawford as non-waiver trade deadline looms

    The non-waiver trade deadline looms later this month, and you can expect more contenders and bottom feeders will do what the Oakland Athletics and Chicago Cubs have already done. The A’s bulked up; the Cubs dumped salary. Here’s a look at some...
  • Immigrant children aren't the only ones in crisis

     Immigrant children aren't the only ones in crisis
    It is hard not to wonder what kind of impact $3.7 billion, the amount President Barack Obama has requested to deal with the child immigrant border crisis, might have on the traumatized children of Chicago's South Side. If a humanitarian crisis is, as...
  • Hendricks the latest Cubs pitching prospect to arrive

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange Hendricks the latest Cubs pitching prospect to arrive CINCINNATI -- When Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel were traded to Oakland, it created a buzz among the Chicago Cubs' minor-league pitchers....
  • Game roundup: Oakland's Kazmir earns 11th win

    The Sports Xchange Game roundup: Oakland's Kazmir earns 11th win SAN FRANCISCO -- Scott Kazmir capped a brilliant personal first half with one of his best efforts of the season, striking out nine and shutting out the San Francisco Giants on three hits...
  • Those trapped in worst areas don't realize Chicago's improved safety

    Those trapped in worst areas don't realize Chicago's improved safety
    Living in a city that had 82 shootings over the Fourth of July weekend, Chicagoans could be forgiven for envying the residents of Indianapolis. Imagine living in a place where homicides have been reduced by more than half in the past two decades, where...
  • Donaldson's walk-off propels A's past Orioles

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange Donaldson's walk-off propels A's past Orioles OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics trailed 4-2 entering the bottom of the ninth inning Friday night, and it looked as if the Baltimore Orioles...
  • Patriots Training Camp

    Site: Fields located behind Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass. Practice: Veterans report July 23. July 24-27 practices start at 9:15 a.m. More practices to be announced at patriots.com/trainingcamp. Daily practice sessions are free and open to the...
  • After walk-off loss, Orioles see familiar face in A's Hammel

    After walk-off loss, Orioles see familiar face in A's Hammel
    As they try to rebound from a 5-4 walk-off loss to the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum, the Orioles will face right-hander Jason Hammel – Baltimore's Opening Day starter in 2013 – for the first time this season. Hammel signed a one-year...
  • Game roundup: Kershaw's scoreless streak ends

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 5 -- final update. Releads with Dodgers-Padres, adds Twins-Mariners Game roundup: Kershaw's scoreless streak ends LOS ANGELES -- Clayton Kershaw had his scoreless-innings streak snapped at 41, but he pitched a...
  • Mariners edge angry A's

    The Sports Xchange By Scott Johnson, The Sports Xchange Mariners edge angry A's SEATTLE -- The smirk on Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin said it all late Friday night, after a hyped pitching duel lived up to the expectations and the game against the...