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Howard Buffett Announces ‘Invest an Acre’ Program in Decatur, Discusses Immigration Reform

Warren Buffett's son Howard, who is a Decatur, IL farmer, recently announced the Invest an Acre partnership with Feeding America, and Archer Midland Company. The partner ship between the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, Feeding Americ continue reading »

2 Illinois Women Plead Guilty to Selling Counterfeit Goods

More than $1 million fake brand name purses, wallets, sunglasses sold; MSRP of more than $1.6 million. Two Central Illinois women have pleaded guilty of conspiracy continue reading »

20 Nobel Peace Laureates to Convene in Chicago for 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

Sean Penn to receive annual Peace Summit Award at April summit. Chicago will welcome 20 Nobel Peace Laureates from 17 countries around the globe this April 23 – 25 for the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. continue reading »

Is Government the Problem or the Solution?

The size and scope of government has become one of the most contested issues in American politics. What is government's proper role? Should it focus on protectin continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Police Department Honor Star of Fallen Police Officer Paul Nauden

Officer’s Star is 482 to be Honored. Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy and the Chicago Police Department today honored fallen officer Paul W. Nauden, continue reading »

Little Vil Comm Council To Show “Fernando Nation”, directed by Cruz Angeles FREE 1/21

The documentary "Fernando Nation", directed by Cruz Angeles, will be featured at the Little Village Community Council, 3610 W. 26th St. on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2011 at 1 p.m. Free admission. It is a story about a Mexican baseball player named Fernando Valenzuela, 20; a captivating pitcher for the Dodgers. continue reading »

Special Meeting Called to Protest Closing of Little Village Post Office

A special meeting will be held at the Little Village Community Council, 3610 W. 26th St. from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011. This meeting is to protest the slated closing of the Otis Grant Collins Post Office, 2302 S. Pulaski continue reading »

Ice Skating at the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium Park

Kicking off Chicago’s winter season, the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium Park will open on Friday, November 18, 2011 and will remain open through Sunday, March continue reading »

Little Village Post Office on List Slated to Be Closed

POST OFFICE: The Otis Grant Collins Station, formerly known as the Hawthorn Station, 2302 S. Pulaski Road in Little Village is on a list slated to be closed. This Post Office serves the North and South Lawndale communities of zip code 60623. continue reading »

College Seminar by State Representative Elizabeth Hernandez

Students and parents will have an oppertunity to learn about financial aid resources and college admission and speak with representatives from state agencies and local universities. continue reading »

“Clean Coal” Proposal Being Tied to Minority Student Scholarship Vote in Springfield

A Nebraska-based company, along with supportive legislators, is looking to get approval for a project, which would bring a "clean coal" plant to Taylorville, putting up millions of dollars for scholarships for minority students. continue reading »

Occupy Chicago:  175 Arrested, Refusing to Leave Grant Park (VIDEO)

Occupy Chicago started their version of this national movement peacefully until they refused to vacate city park property that effective closes at 11:00 p.m. continue reading »

Mole Fest- “LA REINA DE MOLE”: Eloisa Siguenza Crowned First Place Winner

Forty contestants competed in the Universidad Popular 6th Annual “Feria del Mole” by serving their secret mole recipe to 1,500 attendees. The Feria was held Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011 at the Arturo Velasquez Westside Technical School, 28th St. & Western Ave. in Little Village. continue reading »

Court Rules Discrimination Claims Against Kraft Foods Provide Enough Evidence to Proceed With Case

A judge has ruled that a Latino employees claiming they were discriminated against have the right to sue their employer Kraft Foods. Jose Diaz and Ramon Peña, are among plaintiff continue reading »

VILLAPALOOZA: LITTLE VILLAGE MUSIC FEST Coming Sept. 17

Presented by a number of residents and community members in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood, “Villapalooza - Little Village Music Fest” (V-LVMF) will take place on September 17, 2011 at some of the neighborhood’s most vibrant venues. continue reading »

Are You Being Threatened with Property Foreclosure? Workshop Today!

PUBLIC WORKSHOP: Are you being threaten with property foreclosure? Come to the Foreclosure Workshop being held this Saturday, July 30, 2011 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Little Village Community Council, 3610 W. 26th St. The workshop will be bilingual; in Spanish and English. continue reading »

HS News Congratulates Little Village Girl Scout Troop 21286 As They Earn Their Silver Award

Little Village Troop 21286 earns their Girl Scout Silver Award continue reading »

First People’s City Council Meeting in Chicago Being Held Thrusday Night

This evening, 20 of Chicago's 50 aldermen are set to take part in the city's first "People's City Council Meeting." The event is scheduled to take place at 6:30 p.m. at the UIC Forum, located at 725 W. Roosevelt Road. Doors open for the event at 5:30 p.m. continue reading »

Plants Sprout, Justice Served in Chicago’s Little Village

Although the streets were still covered in two feet of snow after February’s blizzard, seeds were sprouting in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood southwest of the loop. Not in the ground, of course, or even under the low tunnels of the community garden at Amor de Dios Methodist Church, but in the minds of the two dozen people gathered continue reading »

Public Building Commission Accused of Over-Paying Minority-Owned Businesses

According to a report released Wednesday, the Chicago Public Building Commission, which oversees hundreds of millions of dollars of construction projects, "grossly overstated" the amount of money paid to minority contractors in 2009. continue reading »