Assemblymember Lieu Receives Significant Award from Greenlining Institute
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
Assemblymember Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) received the "Distinguished Leader" award from The Greenlining Institute, in recognition of his efforts to save homeowners from losing their homes to foreclosure and ... read more >>
Assembly Acts to Connect Californians with Federal COBRA Assistance
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
 Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) applauded a bipartisan 74-0 vote in the California Assembly to pass AB 23, authored by Assemblymember Dave Jones (D-Sacramento), Chair of the Assembly Health ... read more >>
At age 115, Gertrude Baines is the world's oldest person
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
Left to right: Ms. Baines' physician, Gertrude Baines and Supervisor Mark Ridley-ThomasRidley-Thomas Celebrates 115th Birthday  of Local Super Centenarian Gertrude Baines Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas ... read more >>
Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces $9.2 Million in Grants
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 April 2009
As part of his continued commitment to combating gang violence, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the awarding of more than $9.2 million in competitive grants to provide local assistance funding ... read more >>

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Sentinel Endorsement: Arnold Butler for School Board Seat #1
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 April 2009
Arnold Butler Leads Inglewood Schools to Join President Obama in Educational AccountabilityPresident Obama has openly challenged the education community with the reality that we must become more accountable. ... read more >>
Festival Marks Cesar Chavez Day in Inglewood
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 April 2009
Bands, students, senior citizens and a diverse group of residents marched from Warren Lane Elementary School to Rogers Park where one of the largest celebrations honoring the late Cesar Chavez was held ... read more >>
Representative Richardson Discusses Package
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 April 2009
Recently, U.S. Rep. Laura Richardson of the 37th Congressional District explained, discussed, and outlined how the Federal stimulus package will be distributed during the Annual State of the District address ... read more >>
Leon Garr, Legendary Community Buidler Celbrates 95th Birthday
Written by Bobby Glanton Smith 02 April 2009
Surrounded by a throng of family and friends, Mr. Leon Garr celebrated his 95th birthday at the Leon & Mattie Garr Foundation in the heart of South Los Angeles. The event itself was a shinning example ... read more >>
How the Community Benefits from the Expo Line?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 02 April 2009
There has been overwhelming interest in the new light rail project currently under construction in our community. The Exposition Light Rail Transit Line (Expo Line) is just a year away from arriving and ... read more >>
SCLC and Unions Lead King March
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 02 April 2009
Carrying on the legacy and commemorating the 41st anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., two of the regions most powerful organizations will lead a rally expected to attract thousands ... read more >>
Eric Holder Sworn In U.S. Attorney General
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 April 2009
As the first Black Attorney-general, Holder took his place as the nation's top law enforcement officer and the head of the Department of Justice in the Obama administration. Pledging to protect the civil ... read more >>
Rev. Austin Williams Poised to Change Inglewood Leadership
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 02 April 2009
Community Advocate Ready to Move City ForwardAustin Williams has been an Inglewood resident for 27 years and pastor of True Vine Baptist Church in the City for 37 years, but he is coming from behind ... read more >>
Students Organize Protest
Written by Errica Dotson (Sentinel News Writer) 02 April 2009
LAUSD Students Demand Transportation, Not TicketsOn Tuesday, Westchester High School students organized a Student Press Conference and Speak Out to voice their discontent with the MTA bus system, urging ... read more >>
John Hope Franklin Dies
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 27 March 2009
  A Preeminent Scholar, University Professor, Author, Chairman of the President’s Commission on Race and Historian depicting the Black Experience in America. John Hope Franklin regained ... read more >>
House Passes Congresswoman Waters Legislation
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Stop AIDS in Prison Act (H.R. 1429), legislation introduced by Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), a longtime leader of Congressional efforts to confront ... read more >>
NAACP Legal Defense Fund Files Brief in Landmark Voting Rights Supreme Court Case
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), joined by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF), Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid, and People for the American Way, filed ... read more >>
Affordable Home Developments and Jobs Rest in Hands of Pooled Money Investment Board
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
Statewide, 50,071 Affordable Rental and For-Sale Homes and 93,400 Jobs at-Risk The fate of hundreds of affordable home developments and units in Southern California rest in the hands of the state's ... read more >>
The Community Resource Connection
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
On Saturday, March 28, www.HelpIsOnTheWayLA.org in community collaboration with www.GirlfriendsInChrist.org cordially invites you to attend the next Community Resource Connection meeting to be held ... read more >>
Watson Volunteers Needed
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
The 2009 Los Angeles Marathon is seeking volunteers to help with the event on Memorial Day May 25. Congresswoman Diane Watson (D-California) is urging citizens to sign-up by visiting  www.lamarathon.com ... read more >>
Peace Walk Set
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
Friends of slain Cal State Northridge student Clifton Hibbert Jr. has organized a Peace Walk for Sunday March 29 beginning at 10:30 a.m. near 4270 So. Figueroa Street in Los Angeles the location ... read more >>
Assemblymember Mike Davis Names Inola F. Henry as Woman of the Year
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
Recognized in Assembly Chambers In a ceremony held on March 16 at the State Capitol, Assemblymember Mike Davis (48th District) honored Inola F.Henry as the 48th Assembly District's Woman of ... read more >>
Harbor Freeway (SR-110) Closure Schedule
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
Due to the construction of the Exposition Light Rail Transit Project, being managed and performed by the design-build contractor FCI/Fluor/Parsons (FFP, a Joint Venture) and its subcontractors, the ... read more >>

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Sentinel’s Art Gallery
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 26 March 2009
L.A. Sentinel Art Gallery Available for ViewingPhoto by Jason Lewis for the SentinelThe Sentinel art gallery has seen some new pieces as of late. Artist Walk Walker, Mohammed Mubarak, and Nijel Binn are ... read more >>
Expo Park/USC Stop is Only the Start for Parks; Expo Line
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
  With the pouring of cement at what will be the Expo Park / USC Station along the long-awaited Exposition Light Rail Line, the entire South Los Angeles community moved even closer to having ... read more >>
Canadian Governor General Michaelle Jean
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
GOVERNOR GENERAL MICHAELLE JEAN Women's History MonthCanadian Governor General Michaelle JeanMicha‘lle Jean is the first Black Governor General of Canada, serving from September 27, 2005 ... read more >>

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