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Anna Valencia
Anna Valencia

Alexi Giannoulias Wins Illinois Secretary Of State Primary, To Face Dan Brady In General

The two will compete in November to see who will replace Secretary of State Jesse White, who is retiring after 24 years in the office.

Citywide

Mobile City Hall Is Back. See Where Pop-Up City Services Are Coming To Your Neighborhood All Summer

At Mobile City Hall, services like vehicle stickers are permits will be offered at neighborhood parks and schools through May, June and July.

Citywide

Chicago’s City Council Votes Electronically For First Time After 185 Years Of Tallying Votes With Pen & Paper

The electronic voting system is part of a larger modernization of City Council business. Alderpeople also approved a $1.67 million settlement for Mia Wright, who was beaten by police at Brickyard Mall in 2020.

Citywide

Only 7 Aldermen Offer Parking Permits In Their Ward Offices, But The Convenient Service Is A Headache, They Warn

Residents in seven wards are able to avoid online frustration and a trek to City Hall, but aldermen say they need help managing a frustrating sales process.

Citywide

Mobile City Hall Bringing Pop-Up Services To More Locations

Mobile City Hall events run through the end of October in various neighborhoods. Check out the full schedule.

Citywide

Killing Of 7-Year-Old Jaslyn Adams Must Be A Wake-Up Call To End Gun Violence, Family Says: ‘It’s About Time We Take A Stand’

Jaslyn Adams and her dad were waiting at the McDonald's drive thru Sunday when someone shot them. Jaslyn was killed and her father was wounded.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Will Legal Weed Be Delayed? Black Aldermen Force A Vote Next Week Because All Dispensary Owners Are White

“This is a travesty,” said Ald. Jason Ervin, the chair of City Council Black Caucus. “If equity is to be one of our north stars, this is not it."

Downtown

Hundreds of Thousands Of Chicago Motorists Could Receive Debt Relief From Vehicle Sticker Tickets As The City Expands Reform

Attention, Chicago motorists: You have until Oct. 31 to buy a city sticker and then qualify for a new debt forgiveness program.

Downtown

‘Mobile City Hall’ Brings City Stickers, Parking Permits, Dog Licenses And More To The Neighborhoods This Summer

A new initiative from the City Clerk's office aims to make it easier for Chicago residents to handle their business.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Rough Winter Leads To Spike In Pothole Damage Claims, Up 15.8% Over Last Year

City Clerk Anna Valencia’s office processes damage claims of as much as $2,000 to repair flat tires, bent wheels and out-of-whack alignments.

Downtown