Strong Winds Rock Southern California
Written by Xavier Higgs Sentinel Contributing Writer 08 December 2011
It's over a week that devastating winds have lashed several Southern California cities, and with more to come, power still has not yet been restored to thousands. Mother nature brought its rage to Southern ... read more >>
Living in prison
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 08 December 2011
According to a documentary written a few years ago, one of America's largest maximum security prisons is the Louisiana State Penitentiary, more well-known as 'Angola' Prison What does life imprisonment ... read more >>
The Black Press (NNPA) / Nielsen Consumer Report
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 December 2011
This is a historic consumer report that was hammered out for the Black Press on behalf of the Black consumer, so that spending in Black America produce tangible returns. In an unprecedented agreement, ... read more >>
California and Nevada Attorneys-General investigate mortgage fraud
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 08 December 2011
California Attorney-General Kamala D. Harris addresses the media with Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto by her side. (Photo by Jason Lewis)They have teamed and formed an alliance to go after ... read more >>
Black Coalition Addresses Proposition 209
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 06 December 2011
CALIFORNIA AFRICAN-AMERICAN COMMUNITYJOIN FORCES TO OPPOSE PROPOSITION209 IN CALIFORNIA AND MICHIGAN by Sentinel NewswireLos Angeles NAACP, Los Angeles Sentinel, Alliance for Equal Opportunity in Education, ... read more >>
CONGRESSWOMAN WATERS SEEKS FEDERAL FUNDING
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 December 2011
Washington, DC – On November 23, 2011, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-35) sent a letter to Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood supporting the construction of a light rail station in Leimert Park ... read more >>
PARKS KICKED OFF HOLIDAY SEASON AT ANNUAL LEIMERT PARK TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 December 2011
Councilmember Bernard C. Parks hosted the Ninth AnnualLeimert Park Tree Lighting Ceremony on last Monday evening. Radiopersonality Adai Lamar of Radio Free KJLH served as MC, with liveperformances by Tameca ... read more >>
Opposition to Proposition 209
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 December 2011
The Los Angeles NAACP, The Los Angeles Sentinel and the California African-American Community Join Forces to Oppose Proposition 209 in Michigan and CaliforniaWith the passage of Proposition 209 in California ... read more >>
Local Organizations and Business Help Many Give Thanks
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 02 December 2011
Brenda Marsh-Mitchell, President of Mothers in Action (r), hands out plates, along with Muriel Shabazz (in red cap) with volunteers at 16th Annual Ward Villa Senior Complex Thanksgiving Day DinnerE. J. ... read more >>
Occupy L.A. - evicted?
Written by Michael Brown (Contributing Writer) 02 December 2011
Occupiers "standing tall" - sitting down The deadline has passed, and pro bono lawyers have gotten a TRO; now it's in the hands of the federal court.Omari Gooden, 24, of Los Angeles, was one of more than ... read more >>
Four Year Plan to Help L.A. County’s Poorest Communities Catch Up
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 November 2011
Michael Banner “When things are not great in the best place, they’re worse in the worst place,” explained Michael Banner, president of the Los Angeles Local Development Corporation, a non-profit ... read more >>
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF NEGRO WOMEN, INC “37TH ANNUAL BETHUNE RECOGNITION LUNCHEON”
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 November 2011
Brenda Marsh-Mitchell, NCNW honoree National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) of Southern California Area celebrated their 37th Annual Bethune Recognition Luncheon on October 22, 2011 at the Doubletree ... read more >>
CONGRESSWOMAN WATERS LEADS 54 MEMBERS OF CONGRESS
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 November 2011
SEEKING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR ROUTINE HIV SCREENING Washington, D.C. - Recently, on Capitol Hill, Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-35), a Congressional leader in the fight to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS ... read more >>
Obama Hosts First African-American Policy Conference
Written by By AFRO Staff Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 23 November 2011
President Barack Obama held the first ever African-American Policy in Action Leadership Conference at the White House on Nov. 9 to coincide with the release of a report, "The President's Agenda and the ... read more >>
Mothers in Action Once Again Brings Thanksgiving to Ward Villa and Los Angeles
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 23 November 2011
Last year's celebration tells the story The seniors waiting to be served. Mothers in Action along with the Los Angeles Sentinel, L.A. Watts-Times, city officials, organizations, restaurants and ... read more >>
Occupy L.A. What do they want?
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 23 November 2011
Faces in the crowd: "Occupy L.A." The Occupy Los Angeles movement, which began in early October and has all but taken over the grounds of the Los Angeles City Hall building, will continue throughout the ... read more >>
Wesson--President of L.A. City Council
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 November 2011
Leadership is not new to Councilman Herb Wesson; previously, he led the State Assembly and this move will become natural for him. The skills that Councilman Herb Wesson exhibited as an assemblyman was ... read more >>
MEDICAL DOCTORS
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 November 2011
Dr. Benjamin CarsonCuba Gooding as Dr. Carson and the real Dr. Ben Carson Dr. Keith L. Black Sidney Poitier, Dr. Black and Quincy Jones*** Legends *** By Yussuf J. SimmondsManaging Editor MEDICAL DOCTORSSociety ... read more >>
L.A. Bids Farewell To Renowned Photographer and Honorable Man
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 18 November 2011
Funeral Procession heads down Crenshaw to Inglewood Park Cemetery & Mausoleum photo by Brian W. CarterGuy Crowder was not only known for his exceptional photography but for his upstanding character.By ... read more >>
Veterans Realize Davis Legislation on Housing Benefits
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 November 2011
Assemblyman Mike Davis' AB 1084, Veterans Co-operative Housing/Home Loans Provisions legislation was signed by Governor Brown at the close of the 2011 session. The bill amends existing provisions of CalVet, ... read more >>
BOE Chairman Horton Presented Opening Remarks at the White House Business Council: "American Jobs Act" Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 November 2011
Board of Equalization Chairman Jerome E. Horton recently presented opening remarks at the White House Business Council, "American Jobs Act" Conference, at the California State University, Los Angeles Ballroom.  ... read more >>
16-Year-Old Takes Solo Flight
Written by Eva Allen (Sentinel Contributing Writer) 17 November 2011
Traditional shirt-tail cutting custom for a happy Ingram --Photos by Eva Allen Demetrius Ingram completes his first solo flight at Hawthorne Municipal Airport A crowd of more than twenty gathered to watch ... read more >>
Sentinel's Happy Feet Two website contest winners
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 November 2011
Chaleste Matthews and family attend the "Happy Feet Two" premiere.  They were winners of the LA Sentinel website contest. read more >>
Trailblazing lawmaker, strong education advocate, Teresa Hughes passes
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 16 November 2011
Former Democratic assemblywoman and state senator, the Honorable Teresa Hughes, has passed. Hughes’ husband, Dr. Frank E. Staggers, announced that she died suddenly at a hospital Sunday. She was 80.Hughes ... read more >>
Compton Redevelopment On the Move
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 16 November 2011
The City of Compton Community Redevelopment Agency planned to conduct a Downtown Compton Advisory Committee (DCAC) meeting on Tuesday, in the Community Room at the Compton City Hall, where they planned ... read more >>

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