| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Earlier this year, the California legislature tabled a proposed referendum that sought to restore affirmative action in higher education. The measure had sailed through the Senate with a two-thirds vote and was awaiting approval in the Assembly. However,...
| Oct 3, 2014
The filming of a reality series featuring Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan and his wrestling league has angered a handful of parents in the North Shore community of Highland Park who say it's not fair the celebrity was allowed to film in a building...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 2:53 PM
A Cook County Circuit Court judge denied on Thursday a request for a temporary restraining order made by state Rep. Scott Drury in a complaint filed against Drury's Republican challenger Mark Neerhof and radio talk show host Dan Proft.
| Sep 30, 2014
| 3:42 PM
President Barack Obama is expected to deliver a speech about the economy Thursday afternoon at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, according to city officials.
"It really shows the place that Kellogg has in...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 4:39 PM
We have a host of question about an agreement between five Hampton Roads communities that led to the creation of a telephone data collection network in 2012. And it is incumbent upon the elected leaders of those cities to provide answers.
Here's what we...
| Sep 26, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — About 70 Southeast Community residents attended a meeting this week to share their frustration about blight in their community with city leaders.
Many residents were upset that City Farm workers were not cutting the grass at...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:13 AM
The March warning was clear: Park Ridge officials heard that unless matters changed by December, the City Council would have to raise Park Ridge's property tax levy by 16.38 percent, or $2.9 million, to cover the ballooning debt owed by a special taxing...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 11:50 AM
From property tax revenue to road salt storage to stormwater detention, the city of Park Ridge and the Park Ridge Park District have issues and apparently don't even agree about how to disagree.
The park district's suggestion – create an...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Virginia voters head to the polls in two weeks and, in the coming days, the Daily Press Editorial Board will offer its endorsements in the races citizens will see on the ballot this year.
Those include three contested races for U.S. House, one for U.S....
| Nov 7, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Long-awaited repairs to the 73-year-old Touhy Avenue railroad viaduct will begin soon and should be complete by year's end, Park Ridge officials said at Wednesday's city council meeting.
The Illinois Department of Transportation finally approved plans to...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Burr Ridge residents overwhelmingly voted in support of the mayor and trustees continuing to receive compensation for their services.
In last week's election, 67.81 percent of voters in the western suburb voted "yes" to an advisory referendum question...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Park Ridge's downtown Metra station house will stay open even if they city does not renew its lease with the Union Pacific Railroad, railroad officials say.
"It's a 'possibility' they would close the depot if we don't sign," City Manager Shawn...