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Historical March to Focus on Challenges to Black Community
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 31 January 2015
Thousands of community residents along with some of the most powerful and influential advocates from the civil rights community, advocates for human justice, religious leaders, proponents of quality ... read more >>
SEIU 721, Women, and Teachers All Endorse Jacque Robinson for Mayor
Written by LAWT News Service 31 January 2015
 (Jacque Robinson)    The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 721, United Teachers of Pasadena, and the National Women’s Political Caucus of Greater Pasadena, has endorsed Jacque ... read more >>
Assembly Member Sebastian Ridley-Thomas’ California Budget Priorities Forum
Written by Charlene Muhammad, Sentinel Contributing Writer 31 January 2015
Assembly Member Sebastian Ridley-Thomas held the California Budget Priorities Forum at Dorsey High School Math, Science and Technology Magnet on January 24 to examine spending priorities for the state’s ... read more >>
Los Angeles declared January 16, 2015 as Dr. La-Doris McClaney Day
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 January 2015
On behalf of 3.8 million Angelenos, L.A. City Council honors African American woman who gave millions   Dr. La-Doris McClaney with Los Angeles City Council president Herb Wesson, Jr. as January ... read more >>
Biden Promotes Obama’s Free College Proposal During L.A. Visit
Written by City News Service 30 January 2015
 Vice President Joe Biden shares a joke as he visits the dental hygiene program at West Los Angeles College in Culver City, Calif., on Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Marcus Yam, Pool)  Vice ... read more >>
Danielle Holley – Walker, Dean of Howard University School of Law visits Southland
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2015
(Courtesy Photo) Danielle Holley-Walker, was named Dean of Howard University School of Law in June, 2014 by the new President of Howard University, Dr. Wayne Fredricks, MD.   Dean Holley-Walker, is ... read more >>
Cal State L.A. Alumnus Receives YMCA Human Dignity Award
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 January 2015
Marx L. Cazenave II is co-founder and former CEO of Progress Investment Management Company   (courtesy photo) The YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles honored Cal State L.A. alumnus Marx L. Cazenave II, ... read more >>
New Directions President to Receive ‘Local Hero’ Award
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 January 2015
(courtesy photo) The National Black MBA Association Los Angeles chapter will present Gregory C. Scott, president  & CEO of New Directions for Veterans, with the “Local Hero Award” at their ... read more >>
Aligning for Black Excellence in Higher Education Summit
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 29 January 2015
USC’s Black Alumni Association hosts a discussion about Obama’s 2020 Goal for Education     In support to President Obama’s 2020 Goal for Education, USC’s Black Alumni Association and several ... read more >>
Hip Hop School Celebrates Success, Inspires Youth
Written by Danielle Cralle, Contributing Writer 24 January 2015
YoYo School of Hip Hop Arts and Academic Program brought a night of dreams while bridging the gap to education. On Saturday, January 18th, two days prior to Martin Luther King, Jr. day, community members, ... read more >>
WEST BASIN BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTS OFFICERS FOR 2015
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 January 2015
On Dec. 22, 2014, the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Board of Directors elected Gloria D. Gray to serve as its board president and Carol W. Kwan to serve as its board vice president ... read more >>
Empowerment Congress Draws Crowds
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 January 2015
More than 1,500 people – from ordinary citizens to elected officials, academic, religious and business leaders – gathered at USC’s Bovard Auditorium on Saturday to take part in the 23rd annual ... read more >>
March for Unity and Justice
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 24 January 2015
Local activists ask the public to join the movement against police injustice     Leaders gathered in front of the Sentinel offices urging community members to stand up for justice. (Valerie Goodloe)  ... read more >>
Chase Bank and the Brotherhood Crusade Team up for the Fellowship Initiative in L.A.
Written by Troy Tieuel, Contributing Writer 23 January 2015
Students socialize during a break in one of the Brotherhood Crusade’s motivational speeches. (Troy Tieuel)    When black men gather, assumptions are always made; most of them turn out to be incorrect.  ... read more >>
The Game's Real MVP
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 23 January 2015
Hosea Chanchez says farewell to 9 seasons of the show ‘The Game’ star Hosea Chanchez plans to pursue more opportunities in television, movies and public speaking after the show ends. (Caitlin Mitchell) Since ... read more >>
Black leaders call for March for Unity and Justice
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 23 January 2015
Leaders gathered in front of the Sentinel offices urging community members to stand up for justice. (Valerie Goodloe photo)   Local activists ask the public to join the movement against police ... read more >>
Huddie ‘Leadbelly’ Ledbetter
Written by Jeffery Wadley, Contributing Writer 23 January 2015
An American Music Legacy at The Grammy Museum As I entered the Grammy Museum at L.A.  Live in downtown Los Angeles, I was gripped with excitement.  I saw exhibits featuring Michael Jackson, Taylor ... read more >>
Covered California Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Community Leaders at Los Angeles Parade
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 January 2015
Covered California Executive Director Peter V. Lee (right, in blue shirt) joins marchers in Los Angeles Jan. 19 at the Kingdom Day Parade honoring the birthday and memory of Martin Luther King ... read more >>
Controller Yee Releases December Cash Update
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
  State Controller Betty T. Yee released her monthly report last week, covering California's cash balance, receipts and disbursements in December 2014.  Revenues for the month totaled $13.1 billion, ... read more >>
L.A. County Health Department Urges Preservation of Trauma Services at St. Francis Medical Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood   The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS), with the support of the Board of Supervisors, is urging the State Attorney General to permit ... read more >>
Unidentified Patient First to Die of Flu in California
Written by City News Service 15 January 2015
  A Southern California resident has become the state's first person under 65 to die from influenza this flu season, health officials announced last week. Citing privacy concerns, the state Department ... read more >>
Officials to Study Minimum Wage Hike’s Impact on Los Angeles
Written by City News Service 15 January 2015
A Los Angeles hotel worker speaks before a recent vote to raise minimum wage for the city’s hotel employees. City officials have chosen University of California Berkeley economists to study the ... read more >>
Labor Decision in Security Guard Case May Set New Precedence
Written by City News Service 15 January 2015
Employees required to stay at a worksite while on call should be compensated for all their hours, including sleep time, the California Supreme Court has ruled in a case involving a company based ... read more >>
African American Firefighter Museum Announces New Exhibit
Written by LAWT News Service 15 January 2015
 “The Legend of Arnett Lee Hartsfield, Jr.”   Rare and historical photos, film and memorabilia documenting the life and times of Arnett Lee Hartsfield, Jr., will be on display to the ... read more >>
Jones, Hall host Covered California Enrollment Fair at City of Refuge Church
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
Bishop Noel Jones   California Senator Isadore Hall and Bishop Noel Jones, founder of City of Refuge Church, join L.A. Care in hosting a Covered California community health and enrollment fair. Covered ... read more >>

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