Friday, May 22, 2015
Mayor Villaraigosa Kicked Off Summer Pool Season
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
OPENING OF THE NEW JACKIE TATUM AQUATIC CENTERMore than 30 seasonal aquatic facilities in the City of Los Angeles are now openMayor Antonio Villaraigosa--joined by City Councilman Bernard Parks and representatives ... read more >>
Meet Attorney and Author Pamela Samuels Young
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
When attorney and author Pamela Samuels Young isn't practicing law, you can usually find her penning her next legal thriller. Described by one reviewer as "John Grisham with a sister's twist!" Pamela is ... read more >>
JOB Prep 101
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Job Prep 101 is a series of free job assistance workshops for adults held monthly at La Pintoresca Branch Library, 1355 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.  Each workshop covers a different search related topic. ... read more >>
Getting Every Mother Situated
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 June 2009
                               Author Trizah Morris poses with her bestselling book Miracles of my Mistakes.  ... read more >>
"Black Warriors: The Buffalo Soldiers of World War II"
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Recounting His Experience in WWII's First Black Infantry Combat UnitDue to popular demand at the first book signing on D-Day, acclaimed independent bookstore, Eso Won Books will hold its second book signing ... read more >>
Crenshaw District Wingstop Partners with Feeding America to Fight Hunger
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Restaurant to raise awareness, donations for nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charityWingstop is Feeding America! The Wingstop restaurant at 3825 S. Crenshaw Blvd. in Los Angeles is joining a national ... read more >>
Black, Latino, Korean Residents Unite For South L.A. Clean Up Effort
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
The economic recession and state budget cuts are hitting communities in South Los Angeles particularly hard, but residents are determined to do what they can to make their communities a healthier, safer ... read more >>
Compton Hosts "Hour of EZ Power" Seminar
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Chris Westlake, deputy director of California's Housing and Community Development Division will be guest speaker at the "Hour of EZ Power" business seminar on Monday, June 29, at 2:30 pm. The seminar will ... read more >>
West Basin Water Director Announces Candidacy for 51st Assembly District
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Gloria D. Gray, Vice President of the West Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors seeks the now vacant 51st Assembly District seat. Gray a former administrator of the Los Angeles County Department ... read more >>
Students have options with the CAHSEE
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 June 2009
Students and parents at Crenshaw High School, as well as other local schools, have had to deal with frustrations of seniors not being able to graduate because the students did not pass the mandatory California ... read more >>
Local ladies celebrate 99th and 101st birthdays
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Minnie Lucille Brewer has been blessed with nearly 99 years in this world. June 27, she will celebrate her another year with family and friends. Brewer was born in New Wavely, Texas, in 1910. She moved ... read more >>
U.S. Senate Apologizes for Slavery
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 25 June 2009
After years of skirting the issue, the Senate, in a surprising move, unanimously passed a resolution apologizing for slavery and sent it to the House of Representatives.What's next? Do reparations follow? ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Introduces Resolution to Increase Access to Credit
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 24 June 2009
To fight the tightening of credit that has left many families and businesses without the means to pay their bills, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) introduced H. Res. 553 today. The resolution calls ... read more >>
Grown Man Cries Tears Of Joy!
Written by Charles McNeil (Contributing Writer) 18 June 2009
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Same-Sex Marriage on the Minds of Many at Pride Parade
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
The battle over same-sex marriage was on the minds of many who attended the 39th annual Pride Parade in West Hollywood, which celebrated the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities. Los Angeles ... read more >>
New Addition to Expo Line Art Mural Fence
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
                                    Local talent from Foshay Learning Center and Trinity Baptist ... read more >>
Request to End Consent Decree
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
CNS--Attorneys for the Los Angeles Police Department will ask a federal judge today to end the consent decree under which the department has been operating since 2001 after the Rampart corruption scandal ... read more >>
Living and Loving with Prostate Cancer
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
A man is supposed to be physically healthy and emotionally strong. So where does he turn to when a disease such as prostate cancer comes along, which threatens this? An international call to action has ... read more >>
NAACP Celebrates 100 Years
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 June 2009
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Tabor, Butler Scored Big Victories
Written by Francis Taylor (Staff Writer) & Yussuf Simmonds (Asst. Managing Editor) 18 June 2009
The results of the Inglewood run-off election return incumbents Tabor and Butler to powerOn Tuesday, June 16, the City of Inglewood held its run-off elections for one of four City Council Seats and three ... read more >>
The Impact of a Father
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 18 June 2009
Being a father is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, experiences that a man can have. It is a role that takes total commitment. It's shaping young people's lives. Young people's wellbeing is at ... read more >>
Bradford Steps Out to Replace Price
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
Steve Bradford Gardena City Councilmember Steve Bradford announced the official launch of his campaign to represent the people of the 51st Assembly District. Councilmember Bradford seeks to succeed state ... read more >>
Amber Ready
Written by By Lauren Perkins (Sentinel Intern) 18 June 2009
When a child is abducted, the first few hours are the most vital. Statistics show that 73% to 99% of all violent crimes occur within the first three to four hours of the abduction. African Americans make ... read more >>
Black Women Poets
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 June 2009
 Phillis WheatleyGwendolyn E. BrooksMaya AngelouNikki GiovanniSonia SanchezLegendsBy Yussuf J. SimmondsBLACK WOMEN POETSPHILLIS WHEATLEY was born a free spirit in Gambia, West Africa around 1753, but ... read more >>
Crenshaw Holding the Line on Exit Exam
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 11 June 2009
These Crenshaw High School students did not meet the criteria for the CAHSEE and will not be permitted to participate in graduation ceremonies. Jason Lewis for Sentinel Crenshaw Holding The Line on Exit ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash