CHICAGO (CBS) — For the first time in its history, West Chicago now has a Hispanic mayor.
The City Council appointed Alderman Ruben Pineda as acting mayor following the death of Michael Kwasman, who suffered a heart attack at a restaurant.READ MORE: Jubilant And Inspired Fans, Booming Businesses Near Wintrust Arena As Chicago Sky Win WNBA Championship
Pineda, 52, has lived in the village, which has a significant Hispanic population, since he was very young.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Warm, Sunny Fall Day
He has not said if he will run for a full term.
His temporary term expires next April.MORE NEWS: Chicago Sky Win First WNBA Championship As They Top Phoenix Mercury
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