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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Prep baseball coaches support IHSA pitch limits

Aug 31 2016 | 6:18 pm - Several area prep baseball coaches say they have no problem with plans to restrict the number of pitches Illinois high school players can throw.

DuPage voters facing long list of referendum questions

Aug 29 2016 | 10:54 pm - The deadline for taxing bodies to get referendum questions on the November ballot isn’t until Thursday, but it’s already clear DuPage County voters will be asked to consider at least 20 propositions this fall.

Lisle District 202 approves 3-year pact with teachers

Aug 30 2016 | 10:14 am - A new three-year contract has been approved for roughly 150 teachers and other certified staff members in Lisle Unit District 202.

IHSA panel suggests pitch-count limits: 115 for varsity

Aug 30 2016 | 6:59 pm - A plan to impose daily and weekly limits on the number of pitches Illinois high school baseball players are allowed to throw could take effect this spring.

IHSA may restrict how much young pitchers can throw

Aug 29 2016 | 9:48 am - To reduce throwing-related injuries among pitchers, the Illinois High School Association is looking at several options to protect young arms, including creating a mandatory pitch count that would restrict how much pitchers can throw.

District 202 board to vote Monday on teachers pact

Aug 26 2016 | 4:11 pm - Lisle Unit District 202 school board members on Monday are expected to approve a new three-year contract with the district’s teachers.

DuPage forest director gets new 1-year contract

Aug 24 2016 | 6:12 pm - The executive director of the DuPage County Forest Preserve District is going to remain on the job for at least another year, but without a pay raise.

Bloomingdale reduces its telecommunications tax

Aug 24 2016 | 4:49 pm - Six years after Bloomingdale enacted a telecommunications tax to address a large budget shortfall, village trustees are reducing the fee.

DuPage hires four lobbying firms

Aug 23 2016 | 5:52 pm - DuPage County officials defended the county’s use of lobbyists before awarding one-year contracts to four firms.

DuPage to buy more equipment for November election

Aug 23 2016 | 5:01 pm - The DuPage County Election Commission plans to spend more than $500,000 on equipment to speed same-day voter registration at the polls in November.

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