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CAAM Commemorates March on Washington with Special Panel Discussion and Exhibit
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
  Photo courtesy of Marty Cotwright (L-R) USC Professor Geoffrey Cowan, Rev. James Lawson, former L.A. Councilman Robert Farrell, retired L.A. Police Commissioner President John Mack, Rev. Cecil “Chip” ... read more >>
WESSON ANNOUNCES FREE SUMMER “MOVIES IN THE PARK”
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
Council President Herb Wesson congratulates winners of a new bicycle, a raffle prize at one of the “Movies in the Park” events. In what has become a summer tradition, Council President Herb J. Wesson, ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Partners with Major Corporations/ Legends for Annual Books and Basketball Camp
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 August 2013
(L-R) Charisse Bremond Weaver, President & CEO of the Brotherhood Crusade and La Shawn Stanford, Area Human Relation Manager, UPS (Sentinel File Photo)   La Shawn Stanford, UPS inspires ... read more >>
Sentinel Exclusive: Sebastian Ridley–Thomas: The Next Generation vies for Assembly
Written by KENNETH D. MILLER Sentinel Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 29 August 2013
  If elected he will follow the rich tradition of his mother and father in public service    The decision to run for political office is one based on a myriad of circumstances, but it’s ... read more >>
Street Poets Inc. Gives Voice to The Los Angeles Community
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer generalinfo@lasentinel.net 22 August 2013
Teaching artist Taylor Maxie is a passionate poet and lyricist Los Angeles Streets Speaks Poetically Street Poets Inc. is a nonprofit organization that uses poetry to help end gang warfare, violence ... read more >>
Holly Mitchell Bill would Authorize HIV Tests for Babies When Parent Can’t
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 22 August 2013
AB 506, which would allow a social worker to order an HIV test for an infant in temporary or full custody of the courts, when a parent or guardian is unavailable to provide consent, has been sent to ... read more >>
Assemblymember Holden’s Bill to Boost California Agriculture Approved in Key Senate Committee
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 22 August 2013
Assemblymember Chris Holden’s (D-Pasadena) legislation to promote California’s agricultural economy was overwhelmingly approved recently in the Senate Governmental Organization Committee. AB 199 ... read more >>
Wesson Breaks Ground at West Adams Heights Park
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 22 August 2013
Council President Herb Wesson (center) is joined by residents and community stakeholders at the West Adams Heights Park Ground Breaking. (Sentinel File Photo) Citing the need for more open space and ... read more >>
The Inaugural Cedric “The Entertainer” Celebrity Golf Classic: a Summer Success!
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 22 August 2013
Benefits Brotherhood Crusade, Kyles Family Foundation and The Boys and Girls Club of Camarillo Cedric “The Entertainer” said he was pleased to announce the launch of The Inaugural Cedric “The ... read more >>
Lois Hill-Hale Home Going Celebration
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 15 August 2013
Lois Hill-Hale Home Going Celebration FAME 2270 S. Harvard Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90018 Tuesday August 20th, 2013 @ 10:00am Reverend Chip Murray presiding    read more >>
LAPD Slapped with 300,000 Verdict for Excessive Force
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 15 August 2013
On August 9,  a federal jury awarded Rodney Sawyer, a 33-year old African-American single father, $300,000.00 against Los Angeles Police Department Officers Navaro Alvarro and Luis Bonilla for an illegal ... read more >>
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas raises $230,000 in his campaign for 54th Assembly District, expresses gratitude to supporters
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 15 August 2013
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas recently announced he has raised $230,000 in the first two months of his campaign for state Assembly’s 54th District. On June 30 Ridley-Thomas officially reported having ... read more >>
Sheriff Baca Answers his Critics: Focused on fifth term and commitment to Blacks
Written by KENNETH MILLER Sentinel Managing Editor 15 August 2013
As the sun begins to set on his fourth term as Los Angeles County Sheriff, Lee Baca has heard the critics who have urged him to retire, but has dared to fight on and intensify his focus on supporting ... read more >>
The Final Goodbyes to A Promising Teen
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor 15 August 2013
 MY BELOVED BROTHER: Ea Shoushtari and slain brother Bijan Shoushtari at his senior high prom gathering.  Photo Courtesy of Shoushtari Family ONE LOVE: Bijan Michael Shoushtari, who was shot ... read more >>
Metro: OCTA enforcing 20-hr closure of I-405 this weekend
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 14 August 2013
  Metro would like to make sure you are aware of OCTA’s planned 20-hour closure of theI-405 between I-605 and SR-22 this weekend (9 pm Saturday, 8/17 – 5 pm Sunday, 8/18). ... read more >>
Port of Los Angeles Announces Pilot Community Investment Sponsorship Program
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 09 August 2013
$50,000 in Grants Will Fund Efforts to Promote Port Community and LA Waterfront; Applications Due Sept. 20 The Port of Los Angeles has introduced a pilot Community Investment Sponsorship Program that ... read more >>
CSU Dominguez Hills One of Nation’s Top Universities Granting Degrees to Minorities
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 08 August 2013
California State University, Dominguez Hills is recognized as one of the nation’s top 100 universities granting undergraduate and graduate degrees to minority students, according to Diverse: Issues in ... read more >>
Former Federal Fugitive Sentenced to 13 Years in Foreclosure Scam Case
Written by City News Servive 08 August 2013
A former Los Angeles resident who was a federal fugitive for a dozen years was sentenced on Monday August 5, to 13 years in prison for operating a scam that promised to postpone foreclosure sales for ... read more >>
Metro Locks Out Non Paying Customers
Written by City News Service 08 August 2013
Metro officials latched the gates at the Seventh Street/Metro subway station on Monday August 5, completing a locking procedure that means riders of the Metro Red and Purple lines will have to use TAP ... read more >>
Wesson: Demolition Moves $93 million Project Forward
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 08 August 2013
Council President Herb Wesson has announced that the demolition of the former Ralphs supermarket site will clear the way for a new major retail center The demolition of the former Ralphs supermarket ... read more >>
2nd Annual Back To School Giveaway Benefits Thousands of Children in Watts
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 08 August 2013
Two sisters compare their items at the 2nd Annual Back to School Giveway in Watts. PSLA and Children’s Institute hosted the event with major sponsor Mattel. (Sentinel File Photo) Philanthropic Society ... read more >>
Black Surfers Ride at Dockweilers
Written by Mimi Miller Sentinel Contributing Writer generalinfo@lasentinel.net 08 August 2013
SURFS UP: (From Left to Right) Author and avid surfer Mimi Miller, an unidentified surfer and Dedon Kamathi, one of the surf instructors pose before the lessons at Pan African Beach Day at Dockweiler ... read more >>
Southern California wildfire grows extensively
Written by Associated Press 08 August 2013
AP Photo   BANNING, Calif. (AP) — A thousand firefighters battled a growing wildfire in the inland mountains of Southern California early Thursday, trying to save small communities where some home ... read more >>
Mother's In Action 15th Annual Back to School Health & Family Festival
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer 08 August 2013
  Family and friends are invited to attend this year’s Back-To-School Health & Family Festival as it continues to inform, educate and prepare youth for a productive year in school.   The mother ... read more >>
Shaw Leaves City Service with Distinctive Legacy
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett Sentinel Religion Editor 07 August 2013
Commissioner Valerie Lynne Shaw Economic development and community empowerment define the city career of Valerie Lynne Shaw. During her 20+ years of service, she has garnered a distinctive list of ... read more >>

 

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