“At Your Service” Salute Honors Top L.A. City Manager
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 February 2011
Wesson Leads African American Heritage Month TributeCouncilmember Herb Wesson was the leader of this years' Los Angeles City Council celebration of African American Heritage Month, which paid tribute ... read more >>
Rahm Emanuel elected Mayor of Chicago
Written by Associated Press 25 February 2011
Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel AP StoryCHICAGO--Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel was elected mayor of Chicago on Tuesday, easily overwhelming five rivals to take the helm of the nation's third-largest ... read more >>
Inglewood All-Star Paul Pierce Comes Home
Written by Jasmyne Cannick (Special to the Sentinel) 25 February 2011
Inglewood Unified School District Board members welcome Paul Pierce to the community to meet the students (L to R): Arnold Butler (board president), Trina Williams, Gizelle Carol Raines-Brown, Pierce, ... read more >>
THE LEAGUE OF ALLIED ARTS' YEAR END GRATITUDE LIST
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 February 2011
As we begin a new year - 2011, The League of Allied Arts, a seventy year old African-American women's' arts organization, is grateful for:• Its longevity as we extend kudos to president, Deborah Beavers ... read more >>
Buffalo Wild Wings Celebrates Its Grand Opening!!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 February 2011
Grand Opening! Proud owners!Left to Right: Ken Lombard, President of Capri Urban Investors, LLC, Councilman Bernard Parks 8th District, BWW Franchisee, Edward Barnett, NBA Star and BWW Owner, Trevor ... read more >>
He saw, He did, He Flew!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 February 2011
Vance T. RobinsonAwards and HonorsVance T. Robinson flew his first solo flight and he's only 16 years old! By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterOn February 14, 16-year-old Vance T. Robinson set an ... read more >>
Wesson and Villaraigosa Kickoff Green Retrofit Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 February 2011
Creates Good Paying Green Jobs for Low Income AreasCouncilmember Herb Wesson and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined to officially kickoff the city's' Green Retrofit and Workforce Program at Vineyard Recreation ... read more >>
Debate Performance Spells Down for Hogan – Rowles
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 February 2011
President Barack Obama and Councilman Bernard C. Parks at a Fundraiser at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Trailing Massively to Parks in the CD8 Race, Unknown Candidate's Foul-Ups Push Her Even Further Behind ... read more >>
President Obama Presents Nation’s Highest Honor to Three Blacks
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 February 2011
President Obama with Dr. Maya Angelou Dr. Maya Angelou, Congressman John Lewis, and the NBA Great Bill Russell Receive 2010 Presidential Medal of Freedom in White House CeremonyBy Dorinda White, NNPA ContributorWashington, ... read more >>
The President’s Budget
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 February 2011
Now that President Obama has submitted his 2012 budget to Congress, the reaction runs the gamut from cool to hot; from mild disagreement to vociferous condemnation.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing ... read more >>
Will Egypt Be a Model for Democracy in Africa?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 February 2011
The revolution in Egypt was not televised, it happened via the social network ... twitter ... texting ... and so on.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorIn gauging the reaction to the events in ... read more >>
Legends in Sports: Sports and its Relationship with Race
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 February 2011
By Yussuf J. SimmondsSports has been one of the leveling frontiers of equality among Blacks in America.  Whenever Black athletes have been given equal access to any sport, they have always excelled, so ... read more >>
JIM BROWN
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 February 2011
Jim Brown, the Humanitarian Jim Brown, the ActorJim Brown on the GridironLegendsBy Yussuf J. SimmondsJIM BROWNThe Los Angeles Sentinel wishes Jim Brown "a Happy 75th Birthday""His accomplishments off ... read more >>
Janice Hahn Announces Run for Congress
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2011
Councilmember Janice Hahn announces run for Congress By Danny J. Bakewell Jr.Special Contributing Editor Just 24 hours after Congresswoman Jane Harmon announced she was retiring, Councilwoman Janice Hahn ... read more >>
Katrina Minor Came “Straight Outta Compton”
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2011
Katrina Minor, V/P of KinectaKatrina Minor came "Straight Outta Compton" to become the vice president of Kinecta Alternative Financial SolutionsKinecta Continues Commitment to Hiring Employees from the ... read more >>
Statement of Supervisor Mark Ridley – Thomas on Governor’s Realignment Proposal
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2011
"We have known for some time that there is no single answer to the significant structural deficit faced by the State of California, and I applaud Gov. Jerry Brown for tackling the budget immediately and ... read more >>
Eight Attorney Generals Issue a Statement Defending Healthcare Reform
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2011
The following is a statement from eight attorneys general who joined together in signing an amicus brief filed in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on January 21, 2011 regarding ... read more >>
Ridley – Thomas Applauds Appointment of Daryl L. Osby as L.A. County Fire Chief
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2011
Los Angeles-Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas applauded the appointment of Daryl L. Osby to the position of Los Angeles County Fire Chief. "Daryl Osby's impressive background makes him the right choice for ... read more >>
H.R. 3 is a Full – Fledged Assault on Women and Families Across the Nation
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2011
Washington---Tuesday, at a press conference ahead of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution hearing on H.R. 3, the "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act," House Judiciary Democrats staunchly ... read more >>
Freedom Riders honored with Calif. Museum Exhibit
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2011
Speaker Pérez, Legislative Black Caucus Honor Legacy of Freedom Riders with California Museum ExhibitSACRAMENTO - Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) recently took part in the opening of the California ... read more >>
Staples to Open at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in 2011
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 2011
Office supply store signs lease; will occupy new building adjacent to the mall The new year is off to a great start at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza with the signing of a lease with Staples, the world's ... read more >>
For the Love of Color: A Retrospective Fashion Exhibit in Honor of Black History Month
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 2011
Macy's, Ebony and Fashion Fair Cosmetics Honors Eunice W. Johnson...The Vision Behind Ebony Fashion Fair This Black History Month, Macy's Department Stores and Johnson Publishing Company are celebrating ... read more >>
Inglewood: There’s No Place Like Home
Written by Danny Bakewell Jr. 10 February 2011
Juresha Maples, project engineer Photo by Malcolm Ali Juresha Maples grew up in Inglewood, went to college in Florida and is now serving as the IUSD example of how home-grown talent is the best talent ... read more >>
The President’s Meeting with the National Policy Alliance
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 2011
President Obama meets with members of the National Policy Alliance The NPA includes co- chairs Johnny Ford and Webster Guillory; and Ralph B. Everett, President and CEO Joint Center for Political and Economic ... read more >>
Fundraiser for Parks
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 2011
Rickey Ivie, Eloise Laws and Bernard C. Parks. Photo by Malcolm Ali The Committee to Re-elect Bernard C. Parks recently held a fundraiser for the 8th district councilman.The hosts were prominent attorney, ... read more >>