The Weekend Desk Report
Weekend Desk Editor Natasha Julius is on a mission of national import. She will return next week.
The Public Safety Report
But the ticket-writing and rig-washing will become particularly angry.
The Suburban Areas Report
Awww, cute! Mall cops go bad too.
The Fourth of July Report
Yes, guns are now legal under certain conditions in Chicago homes, though not on Chicago's streets. If you don't like the joke, go on the Internet and complain.
The City Sticker Report
In other words, city stickers expire on July 14.
The Drug Market Report
The Friday News Dump Report
"City Hall did not release the information the newspaper requested for the number of city employees who worked during the summit and the individual overtime payments to those workers . . . "
"The White House released its annual report to Congress on staff salaries," Politico reports. "At 4:39 p.m. on Friday.
"A quick review found the White House payroll appears to have grown since last year, going from $37.1 million in 2011 to $37.8 million in 2012. The number of employees listed also grew - from 454 last year to 468 in 2012.
"White House officials did not immediately respond to a message seeking explanation of the growth. Overall, the payroll has shrunk since 2009, when it totaled $39.1 million."
The Weekend Desk Tip Line: Rah.
The Sound Opinions Weekend Listening Report: "Van Hunt and his band stop by the studio to perform songs from his latest independent release What Were You Hoping For? And later, Jim and Greg butt heads over pop chanteuse Fiona Apple's new album, The Idler Wheel . . . "
The CAN TV Weekend Viewing Report: CAN TV brings you local, relevant issues from Chicago's neighborhoods and communities. See what's happening around the city in education, the arts, government, cultural events, social services and community activities.
Perspectivas Latinas: Central States SER
Central States SER Executive Director Guadalupe Preston highlights the organization's work promoting economic self-sufficiency and upward mobility for low-income community residents through education and employment.
Saturday, June 30 at 7:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
The Future of Risk
University of Chicago professionals from insurance, law, and risk-management fields discuss whether governments will focus on predicting and minimizing risk or if they will shift towards supporting riskier behaviors in the modern economy.
Sunday, July 1 at 9 a.m. on CAN TV21
Logan Square Neighborhood Association's 50th Anniversary Congress
This celebration of the community development organization highlights its accomplishments in promoting the growth and vitality of the Logan Square area.
Sunday, July 1 at 11:30 a.m. on CAN TV21
Protecting Fair Courts in a Citizens United World
Judges and judicial experts discuss ways to minimize the impact of campaign contributions on the selection of judges and their rulings.
Sunday, July 1 at 1:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
Working Together to Prevent Wrongful Convictions
Former Cook County State's Attorney Richard Devine joins a panel addressing the problem of wrongful convictions in Illinois, current reforms and what additional preventative steps can be taken.
Sunday, July 1 at 3:30 p.m. on CAN TV21
Chicago Afro-Puerto Rican Ensemble Concert
Chicago's "first Bomba & Plena Orchestra" performs their fusion of Puerto Rican ancestral rhythms, jazz, blues, rock, and more.
Sunday, July 1 at 5 p.m. on CAN TV19
Posted on June 30, 2012
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