| Feb 10, 2010
Local arborists have been swamped with calls to deal with damage to historic cherry trees, common oaks and towering evergreens loaded down by the overwhelming snowfall.
"We can't even begin to get a handle on it," said Frank Fogle, arborist for...
| Jul 3, 2010
| 5:45 PM
News flash! On June 22, the Chicago Sun-Times published an editorial recommending a radical change in our nation's drug policy. The editorial began by saying: "When will we accept that America's war on drugs is over – we lost – and it's time...
| Jul 29, 2010
The Wendella glides beneath the Michigan Avenue Bridge, headed toward the lake. From where I stand on the top deck, we seem to be moving without a peep. The curve of the bridge's shadow passes across the boat, which is studded with people from elsewhere,...
| Apr 29, 2010
| 1:16 PM
North of Chicago in beautiful Lake County you'll find hidden treasures off the beaten path.
It feels like a mirage, gazing up at Ramses the Great but this is no hallucination, sprouting out of the prairie - It's really here. A miniature Valley of the...
| Oct 2, 2010
| 8:06 PM
It is time for us to be realistic and manage the trade and usage of marijuana instead of simply moralizing about it. The honest facts are that today marijuana is the largest cash crop in California (No. 2 is grapes); with illegal dealers there are no...
| Oct 22, 2010
| 10:17 AM
Unique things about our book club: The Darien Woman's Club started in 1970 and the DWC Book Group With Kids began as a social group within our club when most of our members were stay-at-home moms with little ones. We now have about 20 members and we...
| Feb 28, 2010
It's tax season, and Monday is the 100th anniversary of Illinois' ratification of the 16th Amendment, which allowed the U.S. income tax. Please itemize these 10 tax facts:
1. Did 7 million American children suddenly disappear in 1987? On paper, it seemed...
| Aug 14, 2010
The western suburbs range from the inner ring of Oak Park and Cicero to the bustling Naperville and Schaumburg corridors and beyond. They're bungalow belt, suburban cul-de-sac and pastoral mansions. And they're inextricably linked to the city, first by...
| Oct 16, 2010
I read with great disappointment Bill Kisliuk's article "Gatto and Ramani go into detail" in your Oct.13 edition, wherein he states that both Sander Ramani and Assemblyman Mike Gatto support the continuing financial and social foolishness of the law...
| Oct 15, 2010
The Glendale News-Press article on Sept. 17, "Neighbors say they haven't seen much of Ramani," is disappointing on two fronts.
First, the News-Press rehashes old news over and over again as though it was fresh information. Ramani issued a release at the...