Susana Mendoza

A map on the Chicago City Clerk's website lays out all of the residential parking zones in the city -- more than 1,400 of them. (Credit: Chicago City Clerk)

Clerk’s Website Helping City Drivers Navigate Residential Parking Zones

If you’ve ever been confused by Chicago’s residential parking system, or gotten a ticket when you parked on a zoned street, City Clerk Susana Mendoza hopes you’ll appreciate a new addition to her website.

12/18/2014

Jesus Garcia campaigning in Humboldt Park. (CreditL CBS)

Emanuel, Garcia Vying For Hispanic Voters

Chicago’s mayoral election is little more than a month away and today, both Mayor Emanuel and one of his major challengers turned their attention to attracting Hispanic voters, reports CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley.

12/14/2014

Candidates for mayor, alderman, city treasurer, and city clerk line up in the basement of the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners on Monday to file nominating petitions. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Election Begins Taking Shape As First Candidates File Petitions

The first day of candidate filings for the city elections in February gave some early indications about the various races, but can’t tell the whole story.

11/18/2014

Chicago City Sticker (CBS)

Year-Round City Sticker Sales Coming To Clerk’s Office

This is the last June that Chicago motorists will have to wait in long lines outside the City Clerk’s office to get their vehicle stickers.

06/13/2014

A puppy mill. (File Photo Credit: Humane Society of the United States)

Aldermen OK Ban On Sale Of ‘Puppy Mill’ Animals At Pet Stores

The City Council gave final approval Wednesday to an ordinance banning pet shops from buying their animals from so-called “puppy mills” and similar places.

03/05/2014

City Clerk Susana Mendoza (CBS)

City Clerk Offers Prizes For Buying Vehicle Stickers Online

Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza wants more drivers to buy their city vehicle sticker online rather than by mail.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

The 2012 City Of Chicago vehicle sticker.

After Controversy, City Unveils New City Sticker

The City of Chicago released the newly designed city sticker, following a controversy in which a student-designed city sticker was rejected because it may have displayed gang symbols.

04/17/2012

A city vehicle sticker design by 15-year-old Herbie Pulgar (left) won the contest for the 2012-2013 vehicle sticker, but was scrapped over concerns about gang symbols. Resurrection High School senior Caitlin Henehan's design (right) was the runner-up and briefly replaced Pulgar's design for this year, but she asked that her design not be used. The city will now come up with its own design. (Credit: CBS)

Design Controversy Won’t Delay City Sticker Sales

Despite the recent controversy over the design of the new city vehicle sticker – which saw the contest winner’s drawing nixed over concerns about what could be seen as gang symbols, and then the runner-up pulling out over unwanted media attention – there won’t be any delay in printing or selling the stickers this year.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

Resurrection High School senior Caitlin Henehan's design for the 2012-2013 Chicago vehicle sticker shows a police officer, firefighter and paramedic drawn as comic book superheroes. Henehan's design was chosen as the city sticker after the contest winner's design was nixed amid a controversy about its design, but Henehan later decided she didn't want her design used either. The city will not use any contest designs and will come up with a sticker on its own. (Credit: CBS)

City Sticker Runner-Up Doesn’t Want Design Used Amid Controversy

Another Chicago city sticker bites the dust.

02/12/2012

Herbert Pulgar, 42, is wanted by the FBI for drug-conspiracy charges. (FBI)

FBI Seeks Fugitive Dad Of Teen At Center Of City-Sticker Controversy

Herbert Pulgar, 42, is wanted for distributing cocaine to a street gang, federal authorities say.

02/10/2012

City Stickers Design

Clerk Will Pay Prize Equivalent To Teen Whose City Sticker Design Was Pulled

The 15-year-old boy whose Chicago city sticker design was scrapped at the last second will get a $1,000 savings bond after all.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012

City Clerk Susana Mendoza (CBS)

26 Years Later, City Sticker Renewal Arrives In Mail

A check for a city vehicle sticker arrived in the mail Friday at Clerk Susana Mendoza’s office. It was mailed 26 years ago.

02/03/2012

City Clerk Susana Mendoza (CBS)

Mendoza: Report Your Neighbor If A Dog Is Being Trained For Fighting

City Clerk Susana Mendoza says you should speak up if you think a neighbor’s dog is being beaten into fighting shape.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

Dog Park

City To Offer Contest, Prizes To Get Residents To Register Dogs

Chicago is holding a “Dogs of Distinction” contest before cracking down on owners of unlicensed dogs as it tries to boost the city’s dog licensing level above the current 5 percent rate.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

Dog Park

Surge In City Dog License Purchases After Crackdown Threat

The City Clerk’s office said it has seen a surge in the purchase of dog licenses in the past couple weeks, after the city announced it would crack down on owners of unlicensed dogs after the new year.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2011

Chicago City Sticker (CBS)

Aldermen Turn Attention To Vehicle Sticker Fees At Budget Hearings

In a second day of city budget hearings at City Hall, aldermen turned their focus to the Emanuel administration’s proposal to increase fees for city vehicle stickers, as City Clerk Susana Mendoza urged them to go after sticker scofflaws instead.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2011

City Hall

Pushback Begins Over Mayor’s Proposed Tax And Fee Hikes

A day after Mayor Emanuel unveiled his proposed city budget — and its tax and fee hikes — critics began picking at it. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

10/13/2011

City Clerk Susana Mendoza (CBS)

Clerk Mendoza: Get My Staff Out Of Roach-Infested Office

Chicago City Clerk Susanna Mendoza wants her staff removed from the basement of City Hall, due to a persistent problem with cockroaches.

08/08/2011

Chicago's vehicle sticker. (CBS)

City Vehicle Stickers Soon To Expire

The old Chicago city vehicle stickers expire Thursday, and after a two-week grace period, tickets will be issued.

06/29/2011

The 2011 Chicago City Sticker. (WBBM/AP Photo)

City Clerk: Don’t Worry About Adhesiveness Of City Stickers

The City of Chicago says there is no need to worry about the adhesiveness of this year’s city stickers, as many people did last year.

WBBM Newsradio–06/22/2011

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