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Our Park is Your Park

The Open Space Campaign invites you to come out this Wed. Nov. 10th at 4 pm to the Chicago Park District Board Meeting and support community members and campaign leaders as they present the communities continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  Pollution Effecting Communities’ Health

Activists are saying that emissions from two coal-fired electric plants located in Hispanic neighborhoods in Chicago are affecting the health of local residents. The Crawford Generating Station in La Villita (Little Village) and the Fisk plant in Pilsen continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  Pollution Effecting Communities’ Health

Activists are saying that emissions from two coal-fired electric plants located in Hispanic neighborhoods in Chicago are affecting the health of local residents. The Crawford Generating Station in La Villita (Little Village) and the Fisk plant in Pilsen continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS; Operation Return to Owner IV Results in 155 Arrest over Halloween Weekend

Chicago Police and Law Enforcement Partners Conduct Crime Suppression Sweep with Operation Return to Owner IV ,66 Sex Offender Compliance Checks Conducted over the Halloween Weekend continue reading »

FIRE:  South Kildare and 30th Street

An afternoon fire near the vicinity of South Kildare Avenue and 30th Street has left one person homeless and a dog that perished in the fire. The fire occurred in the Little Village neighborhood at approximately 1:00pm on Saturday according to the Chicago Police Department. No one else was injured in the blaze. continue reading »

Community: Halloween Open Mic: I’M NOT AFRAID 10/28

Human Thread Presents …I’m not Afraid with peacegangsterstardust & mobius loop. Thursday Oct 28th 6:00- 9:00pm Catedral Café humanthread.net continue reading »

Gobernador Pat Quinn Anuncia Inversión de 50 Millones en Ayuda a Barrios Necesitados en Chicago

El Gobernador del estado de Illinois Pat Quinn, anunció hoy el inicio de un esfuerzo global para ayudar a fortalecer y revitalizar las comunidades urbanas de Illinois. continue reading »

CRIME:  Three Wounded in Shootings

Sunday, three people were shot and wounded in shootings occurring in the Back of the Yards and the Little Village community of the city. continue reading »

CRIME:  Three Wounded in Shootings

Sunday, three people were shot and wounded in shootings occurring in the Back of the Yards and the Little Village community of the city. The first shooting happened a continue reading »

COMMUNITY: Man Looks “Beyond” to Make Lives a “Bitty” Better

Within the Chicago neighborhood of Little Village, the Midwest’s largest Mexican-American population, there’s something going on. Things, and people, are changing. And that’s exactly what Rob Castaneda, Executive Director of Beyond the Ball, is trying to do. continue reading »

CRIME: 4 Men Shot

Two men were shot at about 9:37 p.m. on the West Side in the city's Little Village neighborhood, police said. Preliminary reports said a 19-year-old man was shot in the ankle and a 22-year-old man was shot in the buttocks on the 2800 block of South Tripp Avenue continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  Activists Want Local Gay and Lesbian Bar Shut Down

Little Village community activist Raul Montes Jr. held a news conference today to call for the closing of a local bar on 26th Street. La Cueva, t continue reading »

COMMUNITY:  South Lawndale to Receive Portion of Federal Funds for Neighborhood Rehab

Mayor Richard M. Daley said today Chicago has received more funding through the federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) -- $168 million -- than any other local government continue reading »

COMMUNITY: Man Looks “Beyond” to Make Lives a “Bitty” Better

Within the Chicago neighborhood of Little Village, the Midwest’s largest Mexican-American population, there’s something going on. Things, and people, are changing. And that’s exactly what Rob Castaneda, Executive Director of Beyond the Ball, is trying to do. continue reading »

CRIME: “Operation Shady Business “ results in charges against 22 in drug ring

Federal prosecutors have announced charges against 22 members of a Little Village gang. The Gangster 2-6 Nation street gang has been under investigation for 15 months. Raids on Wednesday yielded a dozen guns, a kilo of cocaine, and 21,000 in cash. continue reading »

State Rep. Susana Mendoza Wants City Clerk Position

City Clerk Miguel del Valle has joined the rising number of hopefuls looking to become the next mayor of Chicago. This, of course, will leave his position open, and State Rep. Susana Mendoza is looking to become his successor. continue reading »