Senior Housing Development
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 September 2009
Senior Housing DevelopmentThe Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today took steps to move forward with the construction of an $8 million, 62-unit senior housing development in the unincorporated West ... read more >>
Investigative Atty. Appointed to Investigate Dept. of Children and Family Services
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 September 2009
Investigative Atty. Appointed to Investigate Dept. of Children and Family Services The lead attorney for a unit responsible for investigating the Department of Children and Family Services was appointed ... read more >>
Zipcar Service for Residents and Local College Students
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 September 2009
Zipcar Service for Residents and Local College StudentsMayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced today the expansion of a car- sharing service for UCLA and USC students, as well as for residents of nearby communities.Zipcar, ... read more >>
Unite Here Local 11, Hotels, Leaders Join to Offer Free Hospitality Training for Minority Communities
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 September 2009
Unite Here Local 11, Hotels, Leaders Join to Offer Free Hospitality Training for Minority Communities 30 Candidates will Receive Training at The Renaissance Hollywood Hotel The Los Angeles Area Diversity ... read more >>
Southern California Edison Installs First of 5 Million 'Smart' Meters
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 September 2009
 Southern California Edison Installs First of 5 Million 'Smart' Meters Southern California Edison hopes to lighten the load on the power grid with its new "smart meters," the first of which was installed ... read more >>
L.A. City Budget Deficit Might Force More Drastic Cuts
Written by Christina Villacorte (City News Service) 17 September 2009
L.A. City Budget Deficit Might Force More Drastic Cuts By Christina Villacorte City News Service  Service Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Monday he is considering drastic measures, including laying ... read more >>
Pasadena Altadena Local Branches Celebrates NAACP Centennial
Written by Xavier Higgs 17 September 2009
Barbara Bigby, President Altadena Branch NAACP and Joe Brown, President Pasadena Branch NAACP.Pasadena Altadena Local Branches Celebrated NAACP Centennial  By Xavier Higgs  The Pasadena and Altadena ... read more >>
Grand Polemarch Announces Appointment of National Director of Program Funding
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 September 2009
Grand Polemarch Announces Appointment of National Director of Program Funding Grand Polemarch Dwayne M. Murray Esq. announced the creation of the position, National Director of Program Funding, to coordinate ... read more >>
Kaiser Opens New Hospital in Downey
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 September 2009
Kaiser Opens New Hospital in Downey Kaiser Permanente opened a 352-bed hospital in Downey to replace its Bellflower Medical Center, the hospital chain announced today.The full service, $390 million hospital ... read more >>
Atty. General Establishes Michael Jackson Drug Database
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 September 2009
Atty. General Establishes Michael Jackson Drug DatabasePrompted by the drug-related deaths of Michael Jackson and Anna Nicole Smith, state Attorney General Jerry Brown announced today the creation of an ... read more >>
Rev. Jackson: "The Fight is On"
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 September 2009
Reverend Jesse JacksonRev. Jackson: "The Fight Is On" Civil Rights Leader, Rev. Jesse Jackson said, "foreclosure is the biggest civil rights issue of our time," and he has issued a call to "restructure ... read more >>
Courts to Close on Third Wednesday of Each Month
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 September 2009
Courts to Close on Third Wednesday of Each MonthClosure begins September 16Due to the ongoing statewide financial crisis, the Los Angeles Superior Court and superior courts throughout California, will ... read more >>
L.A. Air Quality at Acceptable Levels
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 September 2009
L.A. Air Quality at Acceptable Levels The largest wildfire in Los Angeles County history was 87 percent contained today and air quality in many areas has returned to "acceptable levels," but the projected ... read more >>
Gospel Fest a Resounding Success
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 September 2009
African American crowd enjoying the Gospel concert held in the heart of Compton.  Photo Credit: Shon Smith of D'Angelo's Photos Saturday's Gospel 2009 in Compton Was a Sell-out Event with 5,000 Attendees  The ... read more >>
African Marketplace & Cultural Fair Joins 2009 Taste of Soul Festival
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Contributing Writer) 17 September 2009
African Marketplace & Cultural Faire Joins 2009 Taste of Soul FestivalCelebrated Cultural Event Finds Temporary Home with Famed Crenshaw Boulevard Festival for 2009The 2009 Taste of Soul Festival recently ... read more >>
Former School Administrator Gets 8 Years in Prison for Sex with Teens
Written by Fred Shuster (City News Service) 17 September 2009
Former School Administrator Gets 8 Years in Prison for Sex with TeensBy Fred ShusterCity News Service A former Los Angeles school administrator who had sexual relations with four teenage girls, one ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Praises Violence Against Women Act
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 September 2009
CONGRESSWOMAN RICHARDSON PRAISES VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT ON ITS 15TH ANNIVERSARYRecently, Congresswoman Laura Richardson hailed the importance of the Violence Against Women Act on its 15th anniversary ... read more >>
NNPA Chairman Announces Black Newspaper Publishers to Cancel Mid-Winter Conference in So. Carolina
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 September 2009
NNPA Chairman Announces Black Newspaper Publishers to Cancel Mid-Winter Conference in So. Carolina Over 200 Black Newspaper Publishers Join NAACP's Economic Boycott of South Carolina for Flying the ... read more >>
Legend: Arthur Ashe
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Assistant Managing Editor) 10 September 2009
Arthur Ashe at WimbledonAshe in ActionThe Ashe Family (Camera, Arthur and Jeanne)Ashe on the courtAshe with Nelson Mandela LegendsARTHUR ASHE"His toughest challenge was not on the tennis court but in ... read more >>
Wrongly Convicted in Texas Paid $80G for Each Year Spent in Prison under New State Law
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 September 2009
Thomas McGowan   Wrongly Convicted in Texas Paid $80G for EachYear Spent in Prison Under New State Law Thomas McGowan, a DNA exoneree released last year after nearly 23 years in prison. DALLAS ... read more >>
President Obama Did Not Order Jones Resignation
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 September 2009
Van Jones  President Obama Did Not Order Jones Resignation  WASHINGTON - The resignation of Obama administration figure Van Jones, following controversies over a petition he had signed and ... read more >>
Hawthorne Makes Run For Whittier City Council
Written by Kenneth Miller (Managing Editor) 10 September 2009
Fred Hawthorne Hawthorne Makes Run for Whittier City CouncilAfrican American hopes to become first minority elected By Kenneth MillerSentinel Managing Editor Fred Hawthorne is used to running. ... read more >>
Summer Fun at Camp Wesson
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 September 2009
Councilmember Herb Wesson with participants at Camp Wesson  SUMMER FUN AT CAMP WESSON Summer fun and a vacation for approximately 80 at-risk African American and Latino kids from South Los Angeles ... read more >>
Ken Miller Begins New Chapter with Rep. Richardson
Written by Jason Lewis (Staff Writer) 10 September 2009
Ken MillerKen Miller Begins New Chapter With Rep. Richardson Long time editor leaving Sentinel after 31 years By Jason Lewis Sentinel Staff Writer The Los Angeles Sentinel has had numerous talented writers, ... read more >>
Compton’s 4th Annual Gospel Fest
Written by Kenneth Miller (Managing Editor) 10 September 2009
Mayor Eric PerrodinCompton's 4th Annual Gospel FestLed by Mayor Eric Perrodin, Compton is undergoing a sea of change and the gospel fest is among the type of family events designed to evolve into the "New ... read more >>

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