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Mayor Rejects Pay Raise
Written by City News Service 22 November 2007
CNS - Mayor Antonio Villarai-gosa rejected a 4.16 percent raise, his office announced Nov. 14. The mayor currently makes $223,142 a year. “With the city of Los Angeles facing a tough budget ... read more >>
City Attorney Seeks Injunction Against Rolling 40s Crips Street Gang
Written by City News Service 22 November 2007
CNS - The City Attorney’s Office is seeking an injunction that would prevent members of the Rolling 40s Crips and two other South Los Angeles gangs from associating with each other in public, court ... read more >>
Report Cites $3 Billion in Government Waste
Written by City News Service 22 November 2007
CNS - The city of Los Angeles’ automated toilets and a museum on the history of water are among the most “egregious” examples of government waste, according to a report released ... read more >>
LAPD’s Community-Mapping Project Sparks Controversy
Written by City News Service 22 November 2007
CNS - The LAPD will outline a community-outreach program it intends to adopt to replace a hastily abandoned plan to scope out potential terrorists through a community-mapping project targeting Muslims. ... read more >>
Positive Side Awards and Dinner Honors Founder
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 22 November 2007
“Honoring Our Past for a Better Future,” was the theme for this year’s Recycling Black Dollars’ (RBD) 19th Anniversary, Positive Side Awards & Dinner event held recently at ... read more >>
Rare Robbery Case Brings Cries of Racism
Written by Juliana Barbassa, Associated Press 22 November 2007
AP - Three young Black men break into a White man’s home in rural Northern California. The homeowner shoots two of them to death—but it’s the surviving Black man who is charged with murder.In ... read more >>
The Homeless and Thanksgiving
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 22 November 2007
“Homelessness is a big business in [Los Angeles]... even bigger than religion,” said a Skid Row man earlier this week, who refused to be identified. While waiting with about 50 others for ... read more >>
Maxine Waters Stays in Congress
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 November 2007
In an exclusive interview with the Los Angeles Sentinel the powerful congresswoman sets the record straight and says:  “I am not a candidate for the 2nd supervisorial seat”  After ... read more >>
Compton Housing Development Breaks Ground
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 15 November 2007
Alameda Court will offer 28 town homes to Compton residents at below market value.  Compton city representatives joined with community leaders and advocates at groundbreaking ceremonies on ... read more >>
Mystery Clouds Death of West
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 15 November 2007
An autopsy was deemed inconclusive this week on the body of Donda West, mother of rapper Kanye West, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office said Tuesday. Preliminary reports suggested that West, ... read more >>
Augustus 'Gus' Hawkins Dies
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 15 November 2007
A centenarian of immense popularity, Hawkins was a political icon and a legislative pioneer who paved the way in the United States Congress and the California State Assembly for the current generation ... read more >>
‘Respect Me’ Honored at Jackson Birthday Bash
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 15 November 2007
Surrounded by a group of women from “Respect Me” Coalition, Brenda Marsh-Mitchell receives RainbowPUSH Advocate Award on behalf of the coalition from Rev. Jesse Jackson, as Danny J. Bakewell ... read more >>
City Bans N-word
Written by Super User 15 November 2007
Motion to Ban Racial Slur Unanimously Passed In the latest response to elected officials and citizens debating the use of the “N-word,” the Los Angeles City Council officially passed a resolution to ... read more >>
Md. Court Rejects Sniper's Appeal
Written by By Kristen Wyatt 08 November 2007
AP - Washington-area sniper John Allen Muhammad does not deserve a new trial in Maryland, a state appeals court ruled Monday (Nov. 5) in a sharply worded unanimous decision that compared Muhammad to ... read more >>
O.J. and Fred Goldman Face Lawsuit
Written by City News Service 08 November 2007
CNS - O.J. Simpson and Fred Goldman were united as defendants November 6 by a Los Angeles County man whose federal lawsuit claims they stole his ideas to create Simpson’s book “If I Did ... read more >>
Noose Creates Racial Tension for City Employees
Written by Marian Hubbard Jefferson 08 November 2007
NNPA - According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commis-sion the number of race-based discrimination cases in America has increased dramatically since 1980, when no such cases regarding nooses had ... read more >>
Woman to Testify on Pregnant Mom's Death
Written by Joe Milicia 08 November 2007
A high school classmate of a suspended police officer who is accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend pleaded guilty Monday (Nov. 5) to helping dispose of the body and agreed to testify against him. ... read more >>
Black Head of Merrill Lynch Forced to Resign
Written by Tao Leigh Goffe 08 November 2007
NNPA - E. Stanley O’Neal, the African-American chairman and CEO of the world’s largest brokerage firm, Merrill Lynch, was forced to resign last week after his company, which had invested ... read more >>
Jordan Downs Residents Have Mixed Emotions About Pending Redevelopment
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 08 November 2007
Residents of the Jordan Downs housing project in Watts seemed both concerned and excited about the pending redevelopment of their complex Saturday, as they gathered for “a day of dialog” ... read more >>
Gang Member's Conviction Upheld in Teen’s Killing
Written by City News Service 08 November 2007
CNS - A state appellate court panel today upheld a gang member’s conviction for the shooting death of a 14-year-old boy outside a neighborhood carnival in Jefferson Park nearly two years ago. ... read more >>
Orange County Police Called on Racial Profiling
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 08 November 2007
“Tell us how to talk to our children so they won’t be wrongly accused,” said Mark Whitlock, pastor of Orange County’s Christ Our Redeemer AME Church to Orange County law enforcement. ... read more >>
Study Finds L.A. Motorists Exposed to Air Pollutants
Written by City News Service 08 November 2007
CNS - As if road rage and traffic accidents aren’t bad enough, add harmful air pollutants to the list of hazards Los Angeles motorists face on Southland roads. A new study by USC and the California ... read more >>
Hospitals Could Face $25,000 Fine For Dumping Homeless Patients
Written by By Alice Walton 08 November 2007
CNS - Hospitals that leave homeless patients on the streets of Los Angeles without their consent would face a $25,000 fine under an ordinance proposed Oct. 31 by city leaders. Councilwoman Jan Perry ... read more >>
Obama for America Taps Political Veteran Robert Cole to Serve as California Director of African American Outreach
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 08 November 2007
 Robert Cole and Senator Barack ObamaThe Obama for America campaign has tapped longtime community leader Robert Cole to serve as Director of African American outreach in California. Cole brings ... read more >>
Pasadena Appoints Melekian Interim City Manager
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 08 November 2007
Armenian Police Chief made public stand against ‘historical injustice’ It’s trite to compare the atrocity of slavery in America to our nation’s police departments’ treatment ... read more >>

 

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