Presidential Hopeful Hillary Clinton Visits Inglewood
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 14 February 2008
Congresswoman Maxine Waters(left) joins aspiring democratic presidential nominee, Congresswoman Hillary Clinton (right), in the family room of Tony Wafford.Just before the election on Super Tuesday, Senator ... read more >>
PTA's First Black National CEO to Retire
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 14 February 2008
After more than 35 years of taking action for children and leading the charge to build stronger family-school-community partnerships across the country, Warlene Gary plans to retire as the chief executive ... read more >>
L.A. City Council Honors Longtime Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke
Written by By Alice Walton, CNS 14 February 2008
As part of the city’s observance of African American Heritage Month, Councilmembers Herb Wesson, Bernard C. Parks and Jan Perry sponsored an exhibit on the Bridge Gallery honoring Los Angeles County ... read more >>
Burke Endorses Parks
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 14 February 2008
County Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke will endorse Bernard Parks as the next District 2 supervisor, she is set to announce today during a 1:00 press conference on the Hall of Administration steps ... read more >>
Isadore Hall Becomes Sheriff Reserve Officer
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 14 February 2008
Councilman Hall Presented with a Certificate of Completion: Sheriff Leroy D. Baca, Councilman Isadore Hall and Captain William M. Ryan-Compton Sheriff Station. Loud cheers and waves of pride filled ... read more >>
Black AIDS Institute: 'Heroes in the Struggle'
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 February 2008
Many in the Black community have now come to realize that HIV/AIDS is devastating the community and it has become a national epidemic that needs the immediate attention of the entire community/country. ... read more >>
Our Hero Lost
Written by Christine Sabathia 14 February 2008
It didn’t take long for our phone lines to be flooded with calls or the doors to be swung open with community members in mourning, all wanting to share what Officer Randal D. Simmons meant to them ... read more >>
LAPD Officer Killed in the Line of Duty
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 07 February 2008
LAPD Special Weapons and Tactics Officer Randal Simmons was killed in the line of duty on February 7, 2008.  Officer Simmons was a 27 year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department and served ... read more >>
Obama Wins 14 States
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 07 February 2008
Senator Barack Obama, “This election is about the past versus the future; we are one nation, we are one people and the time for change has come.”  The results of Super Tuesday move a Democrat ... read more >>
A Message to the Community From the Los Angeles Sentinel
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 05 February 2008
 VOTE TODAY, FOR A BETTER TOMORROW Dear Sentinel Family: This is the day we have waited all of our lives for, our parents, grandparents and ancestors have been waiting for, and many of them ... read more >>
Second Supervisorial Debate '08
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 02 February 2008
Speak out and be heard!   read more >>
Obama Support Rally
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 02 February 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Brenda Marsh-Mitchell, 323/299-3800brenda@lasentinel.net Join thousands of African American Community Leaders, Elected officials and supporters in the historical “Obama-Get ... read more >>
Zimbabwe Sets March 29 for Elections
Written by Angus Shaw, Associated Press 31 January 2008
AP - President Robert Mugabe has set national elections for March 29, according to a proclamation issued Friday that angered the opposition, which had called for the vote to be put back until constitutional ... read more >>
Postmaster James Smith Sent Off with Stamp of Approval
Written by Christine Sabathia 31 January 2008
Michael L. Jones photo From left, Our Authors Study Club President Dr. Genevieve Shepherd, Artist Artis Lane, Los Angeles Postmaster James A. Smith and Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker unveil ... read more >>
Super Tuesday Won't Decide Nominations
Written by Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press 31 January 2008
 AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezTwo women vote in the California primary at an early drop-in voting site in San Francisco, Friday, Jan. 18, 2008. Presidential candidates are turning cartwheels to lock ... read more >>
Poll Workers Needed in LA County
Written by City News Service 31 January 2008
CNS - Another 300 poll workers are still being sought to staff voting locations for the Feb. 5 presidential primary election, Los Angeles County election officials said. “Although more than 24,000 ... read more >>
Voters Weigh in on Casino Props at Town Hall
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 31 January 2008
A few dozen Californians braved last week’s winter storm to attend a voter education meeting in the city of Carson, where panelists clarified the pros and cons of props 94-97. Carson’s city ... read more >>
Clinton and Obama: Super Tuesday
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 31 January 2008
Senator Barack Obama scored a decisive victory in South Carolina’s primary against Senator Hillary Clinton. Then he picked up endorsements from two members of the Kennedy family.   “Yes ... read more >>
The Race is On
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 31 January 2008
The race for the next county supervisor is heating up and it promises to be very exciting and competitive between the two main candidates: Councilman Bernard Parks of the 8th District and State Senator ... read more >>
A Call to Action Answered
Written by Barbara Perkins 24 January 2008
“Simply phenomenal,” says actress Sheryl Lee Ralph as she described the out pouring of love and commitment shown for our children during the press conference launching the Los Angeles Mentoring ... read more >>
Youth Involvement Making Difference in 2008 Presidential Campaign
Written by Paul Edward Hamilton, NNPA 24 January 2008
Young voters, along with everyone else, are by now very familiar with all the leading contenders in both the Democratic and Republican Presidential campaigns, with many getting intricately involved in ... read more >>
Auto Club Reminds Travelers Identification Requirements
Written by City News Service 24 January 2008
CNS - The Auto Club is reminding Southland residents that U.S. citizens will need passports or a government-issued photo identification plus proof of citizenship to get into Mexico, Canada, Bermuda or ... read more >>
State Officials Report Increase in Unemployment
Written by City News Service 24 January 2008
CNS - The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Los Angeles County increased to 5.6 percent in December, state officials have reported. The December unemployment rate was above the 4.5 percent rate ... read more >>
Governor’s Budget Imposes Major Social Services and Other Reductions
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 24 January 2008
Mervyn Dymally opposes balancing the budget on the backs of the poor and children. In his recent 2008 State of the State Address, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger acknowledged that we are facing tough ... read more >>
Jenesse Center, Inc. Launches Workplace Domestic Violence Program
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 24 January 2008
With nearly one in three women reporting abuse at some time in their lives, Jenesse Center, Inc., is always seeking to reduce the number of tragic outcomes related to domestic violence. Jenesse Center, ... read more >>

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