Down in the Hush Harbor
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 24 July 2008
Renowned Artist returns home for first local show in 15 years  When your work is displayed internationally in Germany, London, and the Carribean, one might wonder about the need to return to where ... read more >>
Clean Water Ruling May Hold up Construction, Other Jobs
Written by City News Service 24 July 2008
CNS - Water pollution cops, construction companies and local officials are still sorting out the meaning of a Superior Court judge’s ruling earlier this month that froze enforcement of clean water ... read more >>
Another Police Shooting Rocks Inglewood
Written by Super User 24 July 2008
As reaction comes in from the shooting of Inglewood resident Kevin Wicks on the morning of July 21, residents in the quiet Hillcrest neighborhood are struggling to make sense of what happened.Inglewood ... read more >>
Sign of Katrina Fatigue? Storm Memorial Delayed
Written by John Moreno Gonzales, Associated Press 17 July 2008
Between acres of aboveground tombs that are this marshy city’s way to inter the dead, there is a strip of land that is an empty tribute to the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Unknown to most in ... read more >>
International court prosecutor charges Sudan president with genocide in Darfur
Written by Mike Corder, Associated Press 17 July 2008
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court filed genocide charges Monday against Sudan’s president, accusing him of masterminding attempts to wipe out African tribes in Darfur with a campaign ... read more >>

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Community Forum Discusses Impact of HIV/AIDS Among Black Women
Written by Myra Blackburn, Sentinel Intern 17 July 2008
 Myra Blackburn for L.A. SentinelHealth Advocates discussed the HIV/ AIDS epidemic that continues to devastate Black women within the community on Friday, July 11 at the New Orleans Vieux Carre ... read more >>
World News Briefs
Written by Associated Press 17 July 2008
Police: 5 Shot Dead Outside Nairobi Hotel AP - Police and witnesses say a shootout outside a Holiday Inn in Kenya’s capital has killed five people. Charles Owino, deputy spokesman for the ... read more >>
Kenneth ‘Ken’ Gibson
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 July 2008
  Kenneth Gibson Kenneth Allen Gibson was an engineer for the New Jersey Highway Department, the chief engineer for the Newark Housing Authority and the chief structural engineer for Newark ... read more >>
Genes from Middle East Families Yield Autism Clues
Written by Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press 17 July 2008
Harvard researchers have discovered half a dozen new genes involved in autism that suggest the disorder strikes in a brain that can’t properly form new connections. The findings also may help ... read more >>
AEG Extends an ‘Olive Branch’ to Harold & Belle’s
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 July 2008
The two parties have met and they seem to be on the road to a mutual agreement In an effort to find an amicable solution and create a win-win situation, AEG (Anschutz Entertainment Group), the sports ... read more >>
The New Yorker and Old Racism
Written by Eric Lee 17 July 2008
On the front cover of the latest issue of the New Yorker Magazine, America’s first African American presidential nominee from a major political party is satirically caricatured as a Muslim “fist ... read more >>
Motorists Still Chatting Away Despite New Law
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 July 2008
It appears that the new restrictions on cell phone usage while driving has only taken effect when a police officer is around. When there is not a police officer in sight many Los Angeles residents ... read more >>
Gang Program Receives $200,000
Written by City News Service 17 July 2008
CNS - Legacy L.A., a nonprofit organization that provides youth development services in the Boyle Heights community, received $200,000 in funding from the California Endowment, a Los Angeles city ... read more >>
Council Approves Funding for Olympic-Pico Environmental Study
Written by Alice Walton, CNS 17 July 2008
CNS - The Los Angeles City Council allocated $500,000 July 9, for a report detailing the potential environmental impacts of a plan to convert parts of Olympic and Pico boulevards into one-way streets. ... read more >>
Board to Approve $10,000 Reward in Beating Death of 60-year-old Man
Written by City News Service 17 July 2008
Burke Commits $331,000 to Increase Patrols at Second District Park Pools CNS - Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke on Tuesday, July 15, asked the Board of Supervisors to approve a $10,000 reward for information ... read more >>
New Vegan Restaurant Opens in Inglewood
Written by Myra Blackburn, Sentinel Intern 17 July 2008
The Stuff I Eat  restaurant is only two weeks old, but they promise their vegan recipes “will make you regret that you ever tasted any animal products.” This restaurant, located ... read more >>
Community Outraged Over New Yorker
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 17 July 2008
Black Leaders Call for Boycott of New Yorker Magazine. Offensive ‘satire’ outrages community Eighth District Council-member Bernard Parks held a press conference Tuesday, calling for a boycott ... read more >>
Obama Hammers Home Message to NAACP
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 17 July 2008
In front of a standing-room only crowd at the annual NAACP convention on Monday, July 14, Senator Barack Obama reaffirmed his message of Black people taking more responsibility for their actions as well ... read more >>
A Message from California State Assembly Speaker Karen Bass
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 15 July 2008
Last week, I attended a terrific Democratic Unity barbeque, where I recorded a short video message for you about what I think is at stake in this election. Please take a minute to watch it.Sincerely, ... read more >>
Douglas Dollarhide Dies
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 July 2008
Muhammad Mubarak for SentinelOfficers posted on each side of Dollarhide lying in state. First Black mayor of Compton brought many changes to city The city of Compton is continuing to pay tribute to ... read more >>
Granholm, Kilpatrick Showdown Soon?
Written by Patrick Keating, Special to the NNPA from the Michigan Chronicle 10 July 2008
Michigan compiled law (MCL) 168.327 reads, in part, “The governor shall remove all city officers chosen by the electors of a city or any ward or voting district of a city, when the governor is ... read more >>
U. S. May Expand Security Role in Oil-Rich Nigeria
Written by Special to the NNPA from GIN 10 July 2008
Nigerian government officials are welcoming a wider U.S. role in the oil-rich Niger Delta where members of an insurgent group have attacked oil flow stations and staged kidnappings in an effort to ... read more >>

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Governor Signs Bill Requiring Notaries to Verify Identification
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 10 July 2008
Assemblyman Mike Davis announced Tuesday that Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed AB 2452 (Davis) which addresses criminal and negligent behavior by notaries public that contribute to the problem ... read more >>
Oil Prices Drop But is it Temporary?
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 10 July 2008
Gas prices are still high, but hope could be on the horizon... if we are lucky. Oil prices fell more than $9 a barrel after July 4th weekend, down to $136 a barrel. Iran’s president downplayed ... read more >>
L.A. Sergeant files Lawsuit for Religious Discrimination
Written by City News Service 10 July 2008
CNS - An LAPD sergeant says in a lawsuit filed against the city and the Los Angeles Police Department that the department engaged in religious discrimination by disciplining him for off-duty remarks ... read more >>