Monday, September 22, 2014
Obama Surges to Presidential Lead
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 December 2007
Most of the presidential candidates have unique ways of conveying their messages to the people—the potential voters—including Senator Barack Obama, the Democratic senator from Illinois. Now, ... read more >>
FEMA Closes Post-Katrina Trailer Parks
Written by Becky Bohrer, Associated Press 06 December 2007
 AP - Dozens of Hurricane Katrina victims still living in FEMA trailer parks had to find new housing by Nov. 30, as the agency worked to shutter the temporary facilities it set up after the 2005 ... read more >>
Commissioner Bobbie Parks and Councilmember Bernard C. Parks light up Leimert Park
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 29 November 2007
 Commissioner Bobbie Parks and Councilmember Bernard C. Parks light up Leimert ParkBy Francis Taylor, Sentinel Staff WriterResidents of Councilmember Bernard C. Parks’ eighth council district ... read more >>
Report: Mugabe Says He'll Attend Summit
Written by Barry Hatton, Associated Press 29 November 2007
Lisbon, Portugal (AP) — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe said Tuesday he would attend an upcoming Europe-Africa summit, ensuring his standoff with Britain will overshadow efforts to forge stronger ... read more >>
ANC Feud Could Decide SAfrica Presidency
Written by Michelle Faul, Associated Press 29 November 2007
Johannesburg, South Africa (AP) — A power battle is raging in South Africa, pitting President Thabo Mbeki, who spearheaded an economic boom but alienated many of the poor, against former deputy ... read more >>
Redskins' Taylor Dies After Shooting
Written by Associated Press 29 November 2007
MIAMI - Pro Bowl safety Sean Taylor died Tuesday after he was shot in his home by an apparent intruder, leaving the Washington Redskins in mourning for a teammate who seemed to have reordered his life ... read more >>
Help Identify 'Jane Doe 69'
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 29 November 2007
Los Angeles County authorities recently released a sketch of “Jane Doe 69” in the hope that someone can identify a young Black woman whose body, with the name ‘Erin’ tattooed ... read more >>
Supervisors Adopt Burke’s Initiative: Rosa Parks Human Rights Day December 1
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 29 November 2007
In recognition of the 52nd anniversary of civil rights activist Rosa Parks’ refusal to move from her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama bus on December 1, 1955, Los Angeles County Supervisor Yvonne ... read more >>
Eddie in His Own Lane in Homeless World
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 29 November 2007
His name is Eddie and for the past 14 years he has been a statistic among the millions of homeless men, women and children in Los Angeles County. Retired at 65 years of age and a former college student ... read more >>
City of Compton Gives More Than 500 Families Turkeys for Thanksgiving
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 29 November 2007
 Just one day prior to Thanksgiving, Compton’s 4th District councilman Isadore Hall gives more than 500 families turkeys in celebration of Thanksgiving. On the steps of Compton City Hall, ... read more >>
County Treasurer and Tax Collector Issues Reminder for Property Owners
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 29 November 2007
Mark J. Saladino, Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector, reminds property owners that the first installment of the 2007-2008 property taxes becomes delinquent if not paid by Monday, Dec. 10, ... read more >>
Supervisors Tentatively Approve Homeless Program
Written by City News Service 29 November 2007
CNS - Fifty of the most vulnerable homeless people on downtown’s Skid Row would be identified and moved into apartments with accessible support services under a program given tentative approval ... read more >>
Dept. of Health Services Narrows Candidate List to Run King-Harbor Hospital
Written by Richard Guzman 29 November 2007
CNS - The short list of candidates to re-open and run Martin Luther King Jr.-Harbor Hospital has been narrowed to three, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services officials said. Still in ... read more >>
Homer Broome, LAPD Pioneer, Dies
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 29 November 2007
By Yussuf J. Simmonds Sentinel Assistant Managing Editor Margaret McNair Contributing Writer. Homer F. Broome Jr. was born in 1931 to Ethel and Homer F. Broome Sr. in Los Angeles, California. ... read more >>

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African American Knowledge Transfer Summit
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 22 November 2007
 Legendary civil rights leaders converge with emerging 21st century activists at the African American Knowledge Transfer Summit.The topic of African American leadership is sure to stir-up controversy ... read more >>
NAACP-National Urban League: A House Divided During War for Equal Justice
Written by Hazel Trice Edney 22 November 2007
NNPA - On the eve of yet another national march for racial justice last week, the NAACP and the National Urban League appear strangely on opposite sides of an important case of alleged racial injustice. ... read more >>
Mayor Rejects Pay Raise
Written by City News Service 22 November 2007
CNS - Mayor Antonio Villarai-gosa rejected a 4.16 percent raise, his office announced Nov. 14. The mayor currently makes $223,142 a year. “With the city of Los Angeles facing a tough budget ... read more >>
City Attorney Seeks Injunction Against Rolling 40s Crips Street Gang
Written by City News Service 22 November 2007
CNS - The City Attorney’s Office is seeking an injunction that would prevent members of the Rolling 40s Crips and two other South Los Angeles gangs from associating with each other in public, court ... read more >>
Report Cites $3 Billion in Government Waste
Written by City News Service 22 November 2007
CNS - The city of Los Angeles’ automated toilets and a museum on the history of water are among the most “egregious” examples of government waste, according to a report released ... read more >>
LAPD’s Community-Mapping Project Sparks Controversy
Written by City News Service 22 November 2007
CNS - The LAPD will outline a community-outreach program it intends to adopt to replace a hastily abandoned plan to scope out potential terrorists through a community-mapping project targeting Muslims. ... read more >>
Positive Side Awards and Dinner Honors Founder
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 22 November 2007
“Honoring Our Past for a Better Future,” was the theme for this year’s Recycling Black Dollars’ (RBD) 19th Anniversary, Positive Side Awards & Dinner event held recently at ... read more >>
Rare Robbery Case Brings Cries of Racism
Written by Juliana Barbassa, Associated Press 22 November 2007
AP - Three young Black men break into a White man’s home in rural Northern California. The homeowner shoots two of them to death—but it’s the surviving Black man who is charged with murder.In ... read more >>
The Homeless and Thanksgiving
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 22 November 2007
“Homelessness is a big business in [Los Angeles]... even bigger than religion,” said a Skid Row man earlier this week, who refused to be identified. While waiting with about 50 others for ... read more >>
Maxine Waters Stays in Congress
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 November 2007
In an exclusive interview with the Los Angeles Sentinel the powerful congresswoman sets the record straight and says:  “I am not a candidate for the 2nd supervisorial seat”  After ... read more >>
Compton Housing Development Breaks Ground
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 15 November 2007
Alameda Court will offer 28 town homes to Compton residents at below market value.  Compton city representatives joined with community leaders and advocates at groundbreaking ceremonies on ... read more >>



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