Thursday, April 2, 2015
Gas prices drop much slower than oil prices
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 October 2008
Oil prices have plummeted, which has given us relief at the pump, but it does not appear that the gas stations are dropping their prices at the same rate as the oil prices are dropping. When oil was ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa Urges Employers to Consider Former Offenders
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 October 2008
 Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa pictured with Matthew Cate, Secretary for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa, the Workforce ... read more >>
Obama suspends campaign to visit ailing grandmother
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 October 2008
With his 85-year-old maternal grandmother in gravely ill condition, Senator Barack Obama has suspended his presidential campaign today and Friday to be with her in Hawaii. The campaign made no formal ... read more >>
Sentinel ‘Taste of Soul’ Attracts 105,000
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 23 October 2008
Just as R&B legend Brian McKnight and famed jazz musician Boney James were finishing their sets on the Wave Stage and Chante Moore was belting her last notes on the Radio Free Stage, sundown signaled ... read more >>
Will It Be the ‘Obama Effect?'
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 October 2008
Much has been bandied about the so-called Bradley effect, is it real or just a theory espoused a generation ago?  The last presidential debate is now history and most of the polls conducted ... read more >>
Voter Registration Deadline Oct. 20th
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 October 2008
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE APPROACHING Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean Logan today reminded Los Angeles County residents that the voter registration deadline for the upcoming November ... read more >>
3,000 Ex-Offenders Meet Voter Registration Deadline in Nation’s Capital
Written by Joseph Young 16 October 2008
District of Columbia residents flooded the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics in a last minute effort to register to vote in the upcoming presidential election, including people who had previously been ... read more >>
Jenious Inspires Others to Care
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 October 2008
Numerous individuals have last their lives simply because they did not have health care. Many have had health care, but their issuance providers would not cover their needs. But the hurt does not stop ... read more >>
Prop 4 Endangers Teens’ Health and Safety
Written by Tamara Latta 16 October 2008
Communication plays a huge role when it comes to teen and health safety. First and foremost not all teens live in a household where communication is possible and some teenagers who don’t have ... read more >>
The Economy! The Economy! The Economy!
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 October 2008
The Race Has Turned Ugly but the Burning Issues Remain: the Economy, the Economy, the Economy Despite the worsening economic forecasts and Senator John McCain’s attempt to redirect the public’s ... read more >>
Villaraigosa Unveils South L.A. Plan
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 October 2008
Jason Lewis for SentinelCouncilmember Jan Perry,?Councilman Bernard Parks and Mayor Antonio VillaraigosaAreas of South Los Angeles will be receiving a badly needed facelift. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio ... read more >>
Parks Against Union Money
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 October 2008
As a city councilman and former police chief, Bernard Parks has been serving the people of Los Angeles for over 40 years and would continue to serve as the next county supervisor. Like the rest of the ... read more >>
13 California Charter Schools Awarded with Certified Charter School Honor
Written by City News Service 16 October 2008
CNS - The California Charter Schools Association announced last Wednesday that 13 public charter schools, including six in the Southland, were named “Certified Charter Schools,” bringing ... read more >>
Census Report Reveals Depth of County Health Crisis
Written by City News Service 16 October 2008
CNS - Nearly one-fourth of Los Angeles County residents lacked health insurance coverage in 2005, according to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau. Of the roughly 8.7 million Los Angeles County ... read more >>
Robben Island
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 October 2008
In the annuals of history, there have been numerous inhumane prisons where men have banished other men for crimes and “non-crimes” especially militant, political activities, the latter became ... read more >>
Area Landscape Improvements Included in Improved (CSD) for Baldwin Hills Oil
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 16 October 2008
The ‘Urban Restoration’ project will add innovative landscaping improvements to the proposed CSD for Baldwin Hills oil drilling. The oil and gas mining operations in the area are the largest ... read more >>
Smooth Hype brings hip-hop fitness to Taste of Soul
Written by Super User 14 October 2008
Most people coming to Taste to Soul this Saturday look forward to the food and entertainment first, but there will be plenty of quality vendors to let you know what’s going on in the community.Coming ... read more >>
Who is the real Sarah Palin?
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 October 2008
Governor Sarah Palin has been given the job to lead the frontal assault on Senator Barack Obama and the reason that Senator McCain – who said he would not partake in negative campaigning – ... read more >>
Weak Defense Might Yield Life Sentence for Local Man Who Claims Innocence
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 October 2008
Makeitha Christon’s life hangs in the balance while he awaits a sentence hearing, where it is expected that the 25-year-old resident of Los Angeles will be given a life sentence for a crime that ... read more >>

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OV Smith Honored for Years of Community Service
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 October 2008
OV Smith has been doing good deeds in the Los Angeles areas for many years. This past Saturday she was honored by many guest, including Congresswomen Maxine Waters and Diane Watson, Senator Rod Wright, ... read more >>
Villaraigosa to Make Historic Announcement of African American Job Creation
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 09 October 2008
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at the unveiling of his South Los Angeles Plan today will announce that under his administration the City of Los Angeles has over 1200 African Americans working on City of ... read more >>
Next Generation of Political Leaders Discuss Local Politics and Urban Redevelopment Strategies
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 09 October 2008
The Next Generation of Political Leaders addresses the audience at this great event.  From R to L, Event Moderator Robert Cole, Esq. Carson City Council Member Mike Gibson, Compton City Council Member ... read more >>
City Council Calls for Independent Oversight in LAFD
Written by City News Service 09 October 2008
CNS - Two city councilmen called last Friday for a measure to be placed on the March 2009 ballot to hire an independent monitor to oversee the Los Angeles Fire Department. Councilmen Jose Huizar and ... read more >>
Committee Holds Hearing on Gay Marriage
Written by City News Service 09 October 2008
CNS - Proposition 8, which would eliminate the right of same-sex couples to wed, was the topic of a public hearing October 2 in Los Angeles, with supporters maintaining the measure protects children ... read more >>
Sentinel Conducts EXPO Line Q & A (Part II)
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 09 October 2008
PART 2 The Los Angeles Sentinel recently held an editorial board meeting to address many residents’ concerns over the ongoing Expo-Line. Participating at the meeting on behalf of the Expo Line ... read more >>

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