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Hip Hop School Celebrates Success, Inspires Youth
Written by Danielle Cralle, Contributing Writer 24 January 2015
YoYo School of Hip Hop Arts and Academic Program brought a night of dreams while bridging the gap to education. On Saturday, January 18th, two days prior to Martin Luther King, Jr. day, community members, ... read more >>
WEST BASIN BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTS OFFICERS FOR 2015
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 January 2015
On Dec. 22, 2014, the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Board of Directors elected Gloria D. Gray to serve as its board president and Carol W. Kwan to serve as its board vice president ... read more >>
Empowerment Congress Draws Crowds
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 January 2015
More than 1,500 people – from ordinary citizens to elected officials, academic, religious and business leaders – gathered at USC’s Bovard Auditorium on Saturday to take part in the 23rd annual ... read more >>
March for Unity and Justice
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 24 January 2015
Local activists ask the public to join the movement against police injustice     Leaders gathered in front of the Sentinel offices urging community members to stand up for justice. (Valerie Goodloe)  ... read more >>
Chase Bank and the Brotherhood Crusade Team up for the Fellowship Initiative in L.A.
Written by Troy Tieuel, Contributing Writer 23 January 2015
Students socialize during a break in one of the Brotherhood Crusade’s motivational speeches. (Troy Tieuel)    When black men gather, assumptions are always made; most of them turn out to be incorrect.  ... read more >>
The Game's Real MVP
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 23 January 2015
Hosea Chanchez says farewell to 9 seasons of the show ‘The Game’ star Hosea Chanchez plans to pursue more opportunities in television, movies and public speaking after the show ends. (Caitlin Mitchell) Since ... read more >>
Black leaders call for March for Unity and Justice
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 23 January 2015
Leaders gathered in front of the Sentinel offices urging community members to stand up for justice. (Valerie Goodloe photo)   Local activists ask the public to join the movement against police ... read more >>
Huddie ‘Leadbelly’ Ledbetter
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 >>

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