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A Company of Women Converges in Anaheim
Written by Joy Childs 16 July 2011
(L-R) Gwen Copeland and Kgopotso R. John and Linda Wallace. Photo by Joy Childs for Sentinel Dr. Eva Seobi Photo by Joy Childs for Sentinel By Joy ChildsContributing Writer It wasn't a convention or a ... read more >>
NAACP comes to Los Angeles
Written by Leon Jenkins (President Los Angeles NAACP) 16 July 2011
The nation's oldest civil rights organization will hold its 102nd national convention from July 23-28, 2011 By Leon Jenkins, President Los Angeles NAACPThe NAACP 2011 National Convention will be the first ... read more >>
California Attorney General Supports the President
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 July 2011
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Joins Amicus Brief in Support of Health Care Reform Law SACRAMENTO--Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has signed a friend-of-the court brief in the United States Court ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa Announces Brian Cummings as Interim Fire Chief
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 July 2011
Fire Chief Brian Cummings Last week, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issued the following statement regarding the appointment of Brian Cummings as Interim Chief of the Los Angeles Fire Department. "Today, I ... read more >>
“Thinkfinity” Bowl Team Academic Challenge Championship
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 15 July 2011
Left- Gene M. Eng of Verizon; 2nd from the right- Charisse Bremond-Weaver, Brotherhood Crusade with teams of debatersWilliam Allen Young (center) with debating team Family and friends enjoy the event while ... read more >>
Hearing set against Compton College
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2011
A hearing on whether to issue a preliminary injunction against Compton Community College concerning its pending election on November 6, has been set for July 7, 2011 at Compton Superior Court.On July 5, ... read more >>
Compton Student Inspires Others
Written by Tasia Smith (Sentinel Contributing Writer) 07 July 2011
Brains, brawn and a big heart: Compton High basketball star donates $40,000 free-throw prize to fellow contestantsWhat began as a project to get Compton High School seniors excited about college--and ... read more >>
Soul Burger is flying high…
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 July 2011
Photo by Yelp's Matthew D. Soul Burger has taken flight and coming to a TV near you.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterCollard greens, sweet potatoes, dressing, cheese, turkey patty and fried chicken—all ... read more >>
Education Spotlight: Daphne Bradford
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 July 2011
Daphne Bradford, CEO of Mothers of Many and Certified Apple digital media instructorBradford was selected recently for her innovative teaching skills in digital mediaBy Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff ... read more >>
New Funeral Homes Serves Low Income Families
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 02 July 2011
As a mortuary employee, Larry Bobo who is now a mortician himself, noticed a large number of families who could not afford to bury their loved ones. That was the main reason behind the opening of All Faiths ... read more >>
Debra Reid Fights for Parent’s Rights
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 01 July 2011
By Shirley HawkinsSentinel Contributing WriterIt was a parent's worst nightmare.Fourteen years ago, Gardena resident and mother of four Debra Reid was awakened at 1:30 a.m. by a phone call."A nurse from ... read more >>
Local family wins Verizon Wireless Sweepstakes!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 30 June 2011
A surprised Lathern family wins!Left to Right: Christina Gonzalez, Associate Director Multicultural Marketing for Verizon, Yolanda Lathern, Johnny Lathern, Emma Lathern, Valerie Lathern, Dorothy Lathern, ... read more >>
Wesson’s Movie Showing a Huge Success
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 June 2011
Councilman Herb Wesson with a young constituentCouncilmember Herb Wesson's 2011 "Free Summer Movies in the Park" series was launched last week at the Baldwin Hills Recreation Center, where over 300 community ... read more >>
Millage Peaks Announces Retirement
Written by Ishmail Muhammad (Contributing Writer) 30 June 2011
Chief Millage Peaks The City's Second African-American Fire Chief will retire after leading the department for two years. By Ismail MuhammadSentinel InternThe Los Angeles Fire Department's Chief Millage ... read more >>
Twins overcome and accomplish
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 June 2011
 Shannon and Sharron BowensShannon and Sharron Bowens achieve high academic success and blaze an inspiring trailBy Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterThere are times when life takes a turn and leaves ... read more >>
‘A Slap on the Wrist’ for Killing a Black Man
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 June 2011
Oscar Grant, murdered victim   John Burris, Grant's family attorney SF Bay transit officer begins unsupervised parole for "executing" an unarmed Black manTerry Collins, (AP story)Now that a white former ... read more >>
One Minute of ExxonMobil Profit Equals One Teacher’s Job Saved
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 11 June 2011
Community Leaders, Teachers, City Workers, Parents and Students Protest at Compton and Ingelwood Schools, and Exxon Stations in Los AngelesWith record profits in Q1 of 2011, ExxonMobil could easily afford ... read more >>
Assemblyman Mike Davis’ Bill 420 Passes
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 10 June 2011
Sacramento-- Assembly Bill 420, which seeks to end prison gerrymandering by changing the way California's inmates are counted for redistricting purposes, was approved by the full body of the State Assembly ... read more >>
Senator Price's SB 734 Passes Out of Senate
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 June 2011
Requiring High Speed Rail to Develop Outreach and Retention Plan for Small Businesses, Microbusinesses and DVBEsSacramento, CA--SB 734, legislation authored by Senator Curren D. Price, Jr., to ensure ... read more >>
Non-Profit Fights City Hall and Wins
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 June 2011
The California Court of Appeals awarded Concerned Citizens of South Central Los Angeles ("CCSCLA") the proceeds of Los Angeles Unified School District's eminent domain action. The Appeals Court overturned ... read more >>
The Race for D.A. Has Begun
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 09 June 2011
Chief Deputy D. A. Jacquelyn "Jackie" Lacey Deputy D.A. Jacquelyn Lacey has entered the race for D.A. of Los Angeles CountyBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorAs Chief Deputy District Attorney, ... read more >>
Attorney General Kamala Harris Top Law Enforcement Appointment
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 June 2011
Larry J. Wallace Recently the Attorney General announced a series of appointments which included veteran law enforcement official Larry J. Wallace As a 25-year veteran of law enforcement, Larry J. Wallace ... read more >>
Wal – Mart is Looking for Another Home
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 June 2011
The giant retailer is once again trying to open a superstore in the South L.A. area after being rejected a few years ago by the voters in the city of Inglewood. What's changed?By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
Crisis in Education
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Ismail Muhammad (Contributing Writer) 09 June 2011
 The economy crisis leads to an education crisis, which ultimately means our children are experiencing a series of crises.(Part 2 of the Crisis series)By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff Writer& Ismail ... read more >>
Compton Vows to Overcome Fiscal Challenges
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 June 2011
The city of ComptonCompton Vows to Overcome Fiscal Challenges The status of Compton’s financial woes is not an isolated incident in the current economic environment, but there is a light at the end of ... read more >>

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Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash