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Robert Sanchez

Assistant City Editor
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Robert Sanchez is a lifelong suburbanite who joined the Daily Herald in 1995 as a weekend police and Warrenville reporter. He has since done the rounds in the newspaper's DuPage County bureau, covering the communities of Lombard, Villa Park, Oakbrook Terrace, Oak Brook, Lisle, Winfield and Wheaton.

During that time, Sanchez chronicled the rise of the Cantera development in Warrenville, the demise of the DuPage Theatre in Lombard, and Kelly Jo Kuharski's heartbreak during the fourth season of "The Bachelor."

As a metro writer from 2004-07, Sanchez covered a variety of issues related to DuPage County government and politics, including various budget battles and efforts to build a western access road to O'Hare International Airport. He was named Assistant City Editor in 2007.

Sanchez graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a journalism major and a political science minor. He lives in Bolingbrook with his wife and their three children.

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Inside the College of DuPage meeting to buy out Breuder

Jul 28 2015 | 7:52 pm - An audio recording sent anonymously to the Daily Herald of a Dec. 18 private meeting among College of DuPage trustees indicates strong support for the $762,867 buyout of embattled President Robert Breuder. Even Breuder foe Kathy Hamilton called the...

DuPage County forest district introduces new leader

Jul 28 2015 | 2:09 pm - A nearly yearlong wait for the DuPage County Forest Preserve District to get a new executive director ended Tuesday with the hiring of Michael Hullihan.

DuPage County Fair posts solid numbers as cleanup continues

Jul 27 2015 | 4:36 pm - DuPage County Fair organizers talk about what worked and what didn't after its five-day run ended Sunday in Wheaton.

College of DuPage trustee calls divide on board 'disturbing'

Jul 22 2015 | 11:17 am - A College of DuPage trustee told members of an accreditation team Tuesday that a divide on the board overseeing the Glen Ellyn school is “disturbing” and “upsetting.”

COD trustees, accreditation team will meet in public

Jul 20 2015 | 6:36 pm - When College of DuPage board members meet with an accreditation team Tuesday night there won’t be any question about who says what because the session will be open to the public.

COD faculty will drop grievances to get raises for 5 professors

Jul 12 2015 | 10:21 am - The union representing College of DuPage's full-time faculty has agreed to drop various grievances against the school in return for boosting the salaries of five professors, including the union president.

DuPage forest contest winners claim their prizes

Jul 09 2015 | 12:20 pm - It looked like Christmas morning this week inside the board room at the DuPage County Forest Preserve District headquarters in Wheaton.

Records: Vendors that supported COD borrowing plan got work from school

Jul 09 2015 | 1:55 pm - Vendors who donated tens of thousands of dollars to a group that lobbied for a massive borrowing proposal for the College of DuPage were given millions of dollars in work by the school in the years after the ballot question was approved, according...

DuPage forest preserve director search nearly over?

Jul 07 2015 | 2:22 pm - DuPage County Forest Preserve commissioners are roughly a month away from selecting a new executive director that they hope will lead district for years, forest preserve President Joseph Cantore said.

Three area park districts going for gold

Jul 01 2015 | 6:18 pm - Park districts from Itasca, Oak Brook and the Fox Valley are among those in the running for a Gold Medal Award for Excellence.

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