Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Metro Board of Directors Approves Plan to help Businesses During Construction of the Crenshaw/LAX rail line
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas The Metro Board of Directors Thursday January 23, approved a package of initiatives to help businesses that face economic losses due to construction ... read more >>
Assemblymember Holden introduces bill: Combat to College
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
  AB 1557 to Give Returning Vets a Voice in Community College Leadership As the war in Afghanistan winds down, thousands of veterans are expected to fill seats at California’s public colleges and ... read more >>
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Files Amicus Brief in U.S. Supreme Court Supporting Access to Comprehensive Healthcare for Women
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Attorney General Kamala D. Harris recently filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to strike down a lower court’s ruling that would ... read more >>
Author Traces Family Back to 18th Century America
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 30 January 2014
I It all began with two documents. The first, said Lonnie R. Bunkley, author of “Journey to Freedom,” was an accounting of a slave who had been legally beaten to death in Alabama. The second was ... read more >>
Councilman Price Is Determined To Insure The 9th District Get's What Has Been “Promised”
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr., Sentinel Executive Editor 30 January 2014
Like most South Los Angeles residents, Councilman Curren Price was shocked when he heard that South Los Angeles neighborhoods, particularly those in the 9th District, were excluded from receiving Federal ... read more >>
National Action Network to Honor Compton Mayor Brown
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 30 January 2014
Compton Mayor Aja Brown National Action Network founder, Al Sharpton Black History Awards Luncheon Feb. 5 will also fete Bakewell Sr. Compton Mayor Aja Brown will be among the honorees at the inaugural ... read more >>
From Politics to the Pulpit: Jewett Walker Selected to Lead Local Church
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Pastor Jewett Walker 2014 saw a new face preaching from behind the pulpit at New Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church on Manchester Avenue in South Los Angeles. After going without a pastor for three ... read more >>
Esteemed Educator George McKenna Enters Race for Los Angeles School Board
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Will Open Campaign Account with Donation from the Late Marguerite LaMotte’s Long-Time Partner Esteemed educator and school administrator Dr. George McKenna, III, whose turnaround of Washington Prep ... read more >>
Will Los Angeles Sever Ties with County Health Department?
Written by City News Service 30 January 2014
  In this file photo taken by AP Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation, AIDS Healthcare Foundation volunteer, Julnelle Fortes demonstrates an HIV screening test on fellow volunteer Hector Alcantara. ... read more >>
City Residents Are Reminded to Bring Reusable Bags When Shopping
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Several weeks into the new year, the city of Los Angeles wants to remind residents to Bring Your Own Bag! when shopping at supermarkets and large grocers.  At the top of the new year, supermarkets and ... read more >>
FORUM IN HAWTHORNE
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 30 January 2014
  More than 325 Southland residents gathered in Hawthorne on Saturday, Jan.18, to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.  The event was co-hosted by the South Coast Air Quality Management ... read more >>
President Obama Gives State of the Union Address
Written by Office of the Press Secretary 29 January 2014
Remarks of President Barack Obama...  Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: Today in America, a teacher spent extra time with a student who needed it, and did her ... read more >>
Senator Rod Wright Faces Eight Years Behind Bars
Written by Terri Vermeulen Keith, City News Service 28 January 2014
Senator Rod Wright (Sentinel File Photo) State Sen. Roderick Wright was convicted of multiple fraud and perjury charges for living outside the district he was elected to represent. Prosecutors said ... read more >>
Timothy Washington: Love Thy Neighbor
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 January 2014
Come and see one of the most unique, inspired and original art exhibits around by artist Timothy Washington. He has put together an experience dripping with history, spiritualism and humanity.Utilizing ... read more >>
Congresswoman Janice Hahn Welcomes U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 24 January 2014
Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) released the following statement on U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx visit to the Port of Los Angeles this week: “As a representative of the country’s ... read more >>
Black Media Seeks Inclusion in Tobacco Settlement
Written by George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief 23 January 2014
  The National Association of Newspaper Publishers (NNPA) and the National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB), two industry trade associations whose members reach more than 95 percent of ... read more >>
Congressional Black Caucus Faces Tough Battles in 113th Congress
Written by Zenitha Prince Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 23 January 2014
  Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, center, talks with Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., left, and Rep. Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., right, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, following a closed-door ... read more >>
Ground Breaks on First Crenshaw Rail in 59 Years
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 23 January 2014
Federal and Local Officials Celebrate New Beginning Many of the federal and local officials were not even born when the Crenshaw community had its last rail transportation, but all celebrated in the ... read more >>
Leola Sudduth Kennedy laid to rest
Written by Staff and wire report 23 January 2014
Leola Sudduth Kennedy Family and friends are celebrating the life of their matriarch Leola Sudduth Kennedy, who died in her Pasadena home on January 2. “My mother was a very humble woman who dedicated ... read more >>
New trial sought for SC boy, 14, executed in 1944
Written by JEFFREY COLLINS Associated Press 23 January 2014
This undated file photo provided by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History shows George Stinney Jr., the youngest person ever executed in South Carolina, in 1944. Supporters of Stinney ... read more >>
Naming Ceremony for Dymally School Set for January 23
Written by Jenifer Bihm Sentinel Staff Writer 23 January 2014
    Mervyn M. Dymally   LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy, Board President Richard Vladovic and Principal Simone Charles are inviting the public to a naming ceremony in Los Angeles Thursday January ... read more >>
ASU Fraternity Under Scrutiny for MLK Day Party
Written by BRIAN SKOLOFF Associated Press 22 January 2014
  Phoenix (AP) - An Arizona State University fraternity's operations have been suspended following accusations that the local Tau Kappa Epsilon chapter hosted a distasteful party in commemoration of ... read more >>
South L.A. Zoned Out of Promise Funding
Written by Brandon I. Brooks Managing EditoKenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor Danny Bakewell Jr. Executive Editor 16 January 2014
Mayor Garcetti Make Pledge to Aid Region   Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter speaks to media outside the White House in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, after an event with President Barack Obama ... read more >>
Proposed Tobacco Settlement Excludes Black Media
Written by George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief 16 January 2014
Judge Judy Kessler (File Photo)      WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The U.S. Justice Department and the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund have reached an agreement with the four major tobacco companies ... read more >>
Michelle Obama to mark 50th birthday
Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press 16 January 2014
  In this Oct. 6, 2011, file photo, first lady Michelle Obama plays soccer on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, as part of a Let's Move! clinic. The nation’s first lady turns 50 ... read more >>

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