Congresswoman Diane Watson Hosts Health Care Reform Bill Forum
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 July 2010
 Congresswoman Diane WatsonBy Jason LewisCongresswoman Diane Watson made efforts to inform the public about what health care reform means to them by hosting a forum at Good Samaritan Hospital this past ... read more >>
12th Annual March of Dimes Healthy Babies Healthy Futures Awards Dinner
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 July 2010
 Healthy Babies Healthy Futures Chairperson Faye McClure (middle) poses with honorees.  From left to right, Lisa Leslie, Mhayse G. Samalya, and Shirley and Bernard Kinsey. (Photo by Jason Lewis)By ... read more >>
Juliette Ball Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2010
 Juliette BallJuliette Ball was born March 4, 1923 in Birmingham Alabama. She resided there until 1929 when she, her brother Fred and parents Daisy and Leslie Ball moved to Los Angeles, CA.Juliette ... read more >>
Will the USA Ever See a Female Head-of-State?
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 02 July 2010
 The U.S. has yet to see a woman ascend to leading this country.By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterThe United States of America has been one of the foremost countries to make bold and innovative ... read more >>
Alpha Kappa Alpha Host a Hot Pink Affair Scholarship Luncheon
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 July 2010
 By Jason LewisSentinel Sports EditorThe ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha's Mu Lambda Omega Chapter hosted A Hot Pink Affair, which is their annual scholarship fundraiser.Over 300 guests supported this scholarship ... read more >>
Union Celebrates 65 years of Probation Officers' Achievements
Written by Cookie Lommel 02 July 2010
Ralph Miller, President, LA County Deputy Probation Officers' Union Local 685, Carlos Leon, probation officer awardee for service to at-risk youth and Marc Brown, KABC News and awardee for Responsible ... read more >>
Starbucks Chairman and CEO Visits Leimert Park Starbucks
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2010
 On Friday, June 25, the Chairman and CEO of Starbucks, Howard Schultz, paid a visit to the Starbucks on Crenshaw and Coliseum in Leimert Park. As part of his visit, Starbucks invited select community ... read more >>
Congresswoman Laura Richardson Announces $300,000 Jobs Training Grant
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2010
 Congresswoman Laura RichardsonCongresswoman Laura Richardson Announces $300,000 Jobs Training Grant for the U.S. VETS Initiative in Long BeachWASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congresswoman Laura Richardson ... read more >>

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The Leimert Park Village Book Fair
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 July 2010
 Councilman Bernard Parks with Bernard Kinsey unveil 44-cent Oscar Micheaux stamp(L to R) Eric Jerome Dickey, Louis Gossett, Jr. and Tom Burrell (Photo by Malcolm Ali)Sentinel News ServiceIn the ... read more >>
The Murder of Oscar Grant
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 01 July 2010
Oscar Grant, the deceasedJohannes Mehserle, the accused killerWanda Johnson, the motherJevon, the observerFor the first time in California history, a White officer is on trial for murder for the killing ... read more >>
FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA TO ADDRESS NAACP 101st CONVENTION
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 July 2010
FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA TO ADDRESS NAACP 101st CONVENTION IN KANSAS CITYNAACP HEALTH AND CHILDHOOD OBESITY CAMPAIGN TO BE BOOSTED BY FIRST LADY VISIT First Lady Michelle Obama will address the NAACP's ... read more >>
Think You Can't Afford Auto Insurance? Think Again
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 July 2010
Think You Can't Afford Auto Insurance? Think AgainBefore you hit the road this spring, make sure you're coveredThe California Department of Insurance (CDI) has a timely reminder for drivers as the weather ... read more >>
Vice Chairperson Horton's Connecting Women to Power Pre-Conference is a Success
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 July 2010
Vice Chairperson Horton's Connecting Women to Power Pre-Conference is a Success. Jerome E. Horton, Vice Chairperson of the California State Board of Equalization (BOE) hosted over 375 women entrepreneurs ... read more >>
In Washington, D.C.
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 01 July 2010
In Washington, D.C.Though the Senate and the Judiciary are co-equal branches of the government, how will these two events affect the President Obama's administration?By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing ... read more >>
Affordable, Newly, and Developed Housing at the Rittenhouse Square
Written by Biko Nicholas Poindexter-Hodge (Intern) 24 June 2010
 Rittenhouse SquareBy Biko Nicholas Poindexter-HodgeSentinel InternOn June 23, Thomas Safran and Associates (TSA) celebrated the opening of the newly developed, affordable Rittenhouse Square on 1100 ... read more >>
The Fathers of California’s Black Politicians
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 June 2010
LEGENDSThey pioneered the way for generations of elected officials By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorIn February 2007, the California State Assembly adopted a bill referencing Black History ... read more >>
Steven Torand O’Neal Passes
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 June 2010
 Steven Torand O'NealSteven Torand O'Neal affectionately known as "Stefon", was an Award Winning celebrity hair stylist in Beverly Hills, CA, and loved by many in the Los Angeles area.Born December ... read more >>
Inglewood High Graduate Reaches Beyond the Sky
Written by Kaylee Davis (Intern) 24 June 2010
 Michael Rogers strikes a pose.By Kaylee DavisSentinel InternSeventeen-year-old Michael Rogers, also known as "Brother Michael" to classmates, has just completed his tenure at Inglewood High School. ... read more >>
The Man in the Mirror
Written by Monique Washington (Contributing Writer) 24 June 2010
 Ramsey Jay, Jr. (Photo by Monique Washington)By Monique WashingtonSentinel Contributing WriterWe live in a fast paced society! Most people want everything quickly and easily; from weight loss to fast ... read more >>
Wesson breaks ground on new community Skate Park
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 June 2010
 Councilmember Herb J. Wesson, Jr., (center) breaks ground on the new Charmette Bonpua Safe Spot Skate Spot. Along with MTV Star and skateboarding icon Rob Dyrdek, community members and Los Angeles ... read more >>
Compton Youth Visit White House
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 June 2010
 Students who went to the White House. (l-r) Vicente Payan, Miguel Hernandez, Dwayne Keith, Khristean Daniels, Josiah Marshall, Mayo Williams, Erik Henderson II, Ernesto VillasenorAs a part of the ... read more >>
Rainbow PUSH Coalition 39th Annual Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 June 2010
 Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks during the opening session of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition 39th Annual Conference with NAACP President Ben Jealous, Professor Mark Lamont Hill, Congressman Bobby Rush (D-IL) ... read more >>
Gordy and Rangel Receive Black Press Award
Written by Joan H. Allen (NNPA Special Correspondent) 24 June 2010
 NNPA Convention Chair Cloves Campbell, Mistress of Ceremonies Michelle Miller; Motown icon, Berry Gordy receives Legacy of Excellence Award from NNPA Chairman Danny Bakewell. (Photo by Carole Geary.)Mistress ... read more >>
Is Healthcare back in the spotlight?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 June 2010
Is Healthcare back in the spotlight? Ninety days after the signing of the Healthcare Bill, much of the nation is still in the dark as to its effects on their personal livesBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
Woman Assaulted at local Gas Station
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 June 2010
Woman Assaulted at local Gas StationA local activist is calling for justice after being attacked by to female suspects.By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterOn April 1, an assault took place at a Mobil ... read more >>