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Written by Jeffery Wadley, Contributing Writer 23 January 2015
An American Music Legacy at The Grammy Museum As I entered the Grammy Museum at L.A.  Live in downtown Los Angeles, I was gripped with excitement.  I saw exhibits featuring Michael Jackson, Taylor ... read more >>
Covered California Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Community Leaders at Los Angeles Parade
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 January 2015
Covered California Executive Director Peter V. Lee (right, in blue shirt) joins marchers in Los Angeles Jan. 19 at the Kingdom Day Parade honoring the birthday and memory of Martin Luther King ... read more >>
This Week in Black History (Jan. 22-28)
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 22 January 2015
(George Foreman) January 22 1948-  Heavyweight champion, George Foreman was born in Marshall, TX. Known for his knockout performance in the boxing ring, Foreman won his heavyweight championship in ... read more >>
Proud Bird Restaurant Secures 20-Year Lease
Written by City News Service 22 January 2015
The Proud Bird restaurant, the once-endangered aviation-themed eatery east of Los Angeles International Airport, secured a new 20-year lease with the airport last week that calls for $5 million in building ... read more >>
Local YMCA Honors Jackie Lacey at MLK Breakfast
Written by City News Service 22 January 2015
Jackie Lacey, Los Angeles County District Attorney YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles recently hosted its 44th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Brotherhood Breakfast at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. The ... read more >>
The Saturday Science Academy II’s 15th Annual Junior White Coat Ceremony Honors Future Doctors
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 January 2015
“You are not the future.  You are the now.” Anton Blakey, Keynote speaker. “Dr. Higgins, Dr. Amesi, Dr. Gordon…” Adai Lamar, morning personality at KJLH announced, smiling as each eager “doctor” ... read more >>
Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 20 January 2015
‘Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere’ Freedom feels like a natural born right for a young woman like me. Waking up in the morning and starting my day without constraints is second ... read more >>
Controller Yee Releases December Cash Update
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
  State Controller Betty T. Yee released her monthly report last week, covering California's cash balance, receipts and disbursements in December 2014.  Revenues for the month totaled $13.1 billion, ... read more >>
L.A. County Health Department Urges Preservation of Trauma Services at St. Francis Medical Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood   The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS), with the support of the Board of Supervisors, is urging the State Attorney General to permit ... read more >>
Unidentified Patient First to Die of Flu in California
Written by City News Service 15 January 2015
  A Southern California resident has become the state's first person under 65 to die from influenza this flu season, health officials announced last week. Citing privacy concerns, the state Department ... read more >>
Officials to Study Minimum Wage Hike’s Impact on Los Angeles
Written by City News Service 15 January 2015
A Los Angeles hotel worker speaks before a recent vote to raise minimum wage for the city’s hotel employees. City officials have chosen University of California Berkeley economists to study the ... read more >>
Labor Decision in Security Guard Case May Set New Precedence
Written by City News Service 15 January 2015
Employees required to stay at a worksite while on call should be compensated for all their hours, including sleep time, the California Supreme Court has ruled in a case involving a company based ... read more >>
African American Firefighter Museum Announces New Exhibit
Written by LAWT News Service 15 January 2015
 “The Legend of Arnett Lee Hartsfield, Jr.”   Rare and historical photos, film and memorabilia documenting the life and times of Arnett Lee Hartsfield, Jr., will be on display to the ... read more >>
Jones, Hall host Covered California Enrollment Fair at City of Refuge Church
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
Bishop Noel Jones   California Senator Isadore Hall and Bishop Noel Jones, founder of City of Refuge Church, join L.A. Care in hosting a Covered California community health and enrollment fair. Covered ... read more >>
Fred Jones father of CLBC Chair Reggie Jones-Sawyer Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
Fred Jones, 78, of Washington D.C./Maryland area passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday morning, December 22, 2014 after a long illness. Born in Cuthbert, Georgia to Primus and Mary Jones, he spent ... read more >>
Chase Opens New Branch in South Los Angeles
Written by Nicole Williams 15 January 2015
Pictured from left to right: Relationship Banker Jasmond Nash, Relationship Banker Ramiro Avalos, Councilman Curren Price, Consumer Banking District Manager LizAnn Shimamoto, Consumer Banking ... read more >>
Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. Partners with MC Lyte on Groundbreaking New Book
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
Civil Rights Leader Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. and Hip Hop Icon MC Lyte have joined forces with the penning of FUSION: Bridging the Gap Between Civil Rights and Hip Hop (www.fusionthemovement.com),  ... read more >>
Yvonne Horton, Inglewood City Clerk’s Reelection Campaign Gains Momentum
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
Yvonne Horton Yvonne Horton, who has served as the Inglewood City Clerk for the past 12 years, recently announced her reelection campaign and independent, assertive, and persuasive women, as well as ... read more >>
Roy Evans Remembered as a Community Advocate
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
Born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1931, Roy Evans was raised by his mother, grandmother and Aunt Mariah. His father, William Evans, died when he was 5 months old.  A rebellious youth and runaway, Roy found ... read more >>
Kamala Harris Announces to Sentinel: ‘I am running for the U.S. Senate’
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. Executive Editor 15 January 2015
In an exclusive interview with The Los Angeles Sentinel, California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced Tuesday Jan. 13 that she would run for Barbara Boxer's U.S. Senate seat. The current California ... read more >>
A New King for South L.A.
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 15 January 2015
Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital Prepares for Reopening     The new Martin Luther King, Jr. Hospital is set to reopen in late spring for South LA residents. (courtesy MLKCH)  After rebuilding ... read more >>
Condolences pour in, services announced celebrating legacy of Andraé Crouch
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett, Sentinel Religion Editor 15 January 2015
As condolences pour in from across the nation about the passing of gospel music legend, Andraé Crouch, many in Los Angeles’ faith community added reflections on his legacy as well.  Crouch passed ... read more >>
Inglewood Celebrates the Life and Accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
On Monday, Jan.19, the City of Inglewood will host its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration. This year’s memorial of Dr. King’s legacy will be extremely significant as it is Inglewood’s ... read more >>
Council President Wesson to Serve as Grand Marshall 30th Annual ‘Kingdom Day Parade’ set for Monday Jan. 19
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
(Council President Herb Wesson will serve as the Grand Marshall of the 30th anniversary Kingdom Day Parade on Monday Jan. 19 beginning at 11a.m. on King Blvd./File Photo) Council President Herb Wesson ... read more >>
GO METRO TO THE 30th ANNUAL KINGDOM DAY PARADE ON MONDAY, JANUARY 19
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
  (Metro entry to parade will be replica of the Rosa Park bus in honor of the 60th anniversary of her historic stand.) L.A. Metro will be joining the communities of south L.A. to celebrate Martin Luther ... read more >>



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