BOE Chairman Horton Presented Opening Remarks at the White House Business Council: "American Jobs Act" Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 November 2011
Board of Equalization Chairman Jerome E. Horton recently presented opening remarks at the White House Business Council, "American Jobs Act" Conference, at the California State University, Los Angeles Ballroom.  ... read more >>
16-Year-Old Takes Solo Flight
Written by Eva Allen (Sentinel Contributing Writer) 17 November 2011
Traditional shirt-tail cutting custom for a happy Ingram --Photos by Eva Allen Demetrius Ingram completes his first solo flight at Hawthorne Municipal Airport A crowd of more than twenty gathered to watch ... read more >>
Sentinel's Happy Feet Two website contest winners
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 November 2011
Chaleste Matthews and family attend the "Happy Feet Two" premiere.  They were winners of the LA Sentinel website contest. read more >>
Trailblazing lawmaker, strong education advocate, Teresa Hughes passes
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 16 November 2011
Former Democratic assemblywoman and state senator, the Honorable Teresa Hughes, has passed. Hughes’ husband, Dr. Frank E. Staggers, announced that she died suddenly at a hospital Sunday. She was 80.Hughes ... read more >>
Compton Redevelopment On the Move
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 16 November 2011
The City of Compton Community Redevelopment Agency planned to conduct a Downtown Compton Advisory Committee (DCAC) meeting on Tuesday, in the Community Room at the Compton City Hall, where they planned ... read more >>
Penn State: How Many of the Victims Were Black?
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. (Contributing Editor) 16 November 2011
No one is commenting on the fact that many of the alleged victims were Black youth while everyone involved in the cover up are White MenThe molestation of a child (any child) is a sick and heinous crime.  ... read more >>
Councilwoman Jan Perry Resigns from Leadership Post
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 November 2011
 Councilwoman Jan Perry, the No. 2-ranking official on the Los Angeles City Council, resigned from her leadership post last week because of what she described as behind-the-scenes maneuvering over redistricting ... read more >>
CBC's Meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 November 2011
(L-R) Attorney General Eric Holder, Rep. Andre Carson, Chairman Emanuel Cleaver II, Rep. Donna Christensen, Rep. Yvette Clarke Washington, DC - Recently, the Congressional Black Caucus met with the United ... read more >>
Soledad O'Brien Chronicles Journeys of Black Tech Entrepreneurs for Fourth Black in America
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 November 2011
The New Promised Land--Silicon Valley Debuts Sunday, Nov. 13 at 8:00p.m. and 11:00p.m. ET & PTWhile much of the country struggles to emerge from a recession, California's Silicon Valley is booming, ... read more >>
Rev. Dr. Cecil L. Murray appointed to Commission on Jail Violence
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 November 2011
 Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas today announced the appointment of civil rights stalwart Rev. Cecil “Chip” Murray to the County’s newly formed Citizens Commission on Jail Violence. The commission, ... read more >>
Diane E. Watson
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 November 2011
 Congresswoman Diane Watson making a point Watson passing the torch to Bass  The Honorable Diane E. Watson *** Legends ***Diane E. WatsonLA School Board Member, State Senator, Ambassador, Congresswoman ... read more >>
Jackson doctor convicted in star's 2009 drug death
Written by Associated Press 09 November 2011
Conrad Murray He killed the King--that was the unanimous decision of the jury of seven men and five women When the jury went home after the first day of deliberations, it was for a weekend, and the it ... read more >>
Mobile Clinic opens to the community
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 04 November 2011
Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas congratulates and officiates T.H.E. Clinic with Dorsey High principal, Dr. Reginald Anthony Sample,T.H.E. CEO Risë K. Phillips and T.H.E. board members. The mobile clinic ... read more >>
Waste, Fraud and Abuse Hotline now available in over 150 languages
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 04 November 2011
Los Angeles City Controller, Wendy GreuelLos Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel implements new hotline to include over 150 languages to target misconduct.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterOn Tuesday, ... read more >>
Bullying Teen Summit Hits South L.A. Schools
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 04 November 2011
Crenshaw High School Panel Dorsey High School PanelDisney A.N.T. Farm's Carlon Jeffery at DorseyActor & Author, Brian White at CrenshawActress, comedienne, and film director, Maija Digiorgio emceed ... read more >>
Legendary Sentinel photographer passes
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 03 November 2011
Patricia & Guy CrowderA sample of Crowder’s work Guy Crowder wasn’t just a photographer or a photo journalist, he was a photo historian and his body of work justifies that title “His works vividly ... read more >>
The Brotherhood Crusade: Yesterday, Today, Forever
Written by Pamela Johnson, Special to the Sentinel 03 November 2011
Will DowningThe Story continues as Will Downing Serenades Attorney General Kamala Harris as the recipient of the Bremond-Bakewell Pioneer of African American Achievement AwardStarting in 1975, the Brotherhood ... read more >>
Lawyer: Cain's accuser wants to be allowed to talk
Written by Associated Press 03 November 2011
Herman Cain, the Republican "frontrunner"Candidate Herman Cain is learning fast that being the frontrunner comes with lots of scrutiny, questions and probes into one's personal life.WASHINGTON (AP) - The ... read more >>
Rev. Jackson headlines leadership forum and awards dinner
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 November 2011
Rev. Jesse Jackson The Rainbow PUSH Citizenship Education Fund This year marks the 13th Annual Rainbow PUSH Citizenship Education Fund awards dinner In addition to a Leadership Luncheon ... read more >>
The Color of War
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 November 2011
“After a decade of war, the nation that we need to build--and the nation that we will build--is our own."--President Barack Obama After eight years and over 4,400 deaths, President Obama has announced ... read more >>
Carson Councilmember Gipson Announces Key Endorsements
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 October 2011
 Carson City Councilmember Mike Gipson Announces Key Endorsements In Campaign for Assembly District 64 CARSON, CA– Local Carson City Councilmember Mike Gipson has picked up major endorsements of two ... read more >>
Innocent Man Freed After 17 Years in Prison for Nothing
Written by Charlene Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call 28 October 2011
LOS ANGELES - After serving 17 years in prison for a crime he did not commit, Obie Anthony walked out of a Los Angeles County Jail Oct. 4 and joined the ranks of many men and women across the U.S., who ... read more >>
Giving Halloween A Makeover
Written by Pamela K. Johnson 28 October 2011
An avatar mills about in the crowd of roughly 800 people who attended last year’s Very Healthy Happy Halloween Party, where fresh fruit and healthy foods were served instead of candy. When you’re a ... read more >>
JAN PERRY ENDORSES REGINALD JONES-SAWYER FOR STATE ASSEMBLY
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 October 2011
 Jones-Sawyer Secures Major Endorsement Shortly After Announcing his Candidacy LOS ANGELES, CA— Los Angeles City Councilwoman Jan Perry announced her endorsement today of Secretary of the California ... read more >>
U.S. Troops in Uganda Raise Fears of ‘Mission Creep’
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 October 2011
Government officials in Uganda are cheering the arrival of 100 U.S. Special Forces to back up their flagging efforts against the Lord’s Resistance Army, a ragtag rebel group that has eluded capture while ... read more >>