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MSG Banking $100 Million The Forum Will Be Fabulous Again
Written by KENNETH MILLER Sentinel Managing Editor 01 August 2013
Inglewood Mayor Butts’ Bold Vision Becomes Reality The bold new revitalization project for the city of Inglewood under the watchful eye of Mayor Jim Butts took its first giant leap on Tuesday when ... read more >>
City removes Bourbon St nighttime preaching ban
Written by JANET McCONNAUGHEY, Associated Press 26 July 2013
(AP Photo)   NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans City Council on Thursday ended its ban on preaching after dark on Bourbon Street, but an attorney says that won't end a lawsuit brought by a street ... read more >>
‘100 City Vigil’ brings Hundreds to the Federal Building steps
Written by Troy Tieuel Sentinel Contributing Writer troy@lasentinel.net 26 July 2013
 “NO JUSTICE, NO PEACE!” echoed the crowd following Reverend Omerosa’s speech that reiterated the reasons that they had come together. (photo by Troy Tieuel)  Los Angeles Residents Continue ... read more >>
STEER CLEAR OF BIOTECH SEEDS, NIGERIAN ECOLOGIST WARNS
Written by GIN 26 July 2013
Nnimmo Bassey Prize-winning Nigerian environmentalist Nnimmo Bassey is urging African governments to take a stand against genetically altered seeds and accept that working with nature is “immeasurably ... read more >>
U.S. PUSHES ‘SECRET WAR’ IN SOMALIA WHILE OIL COMPANIES FISH FOR THE GOLD
Written by GIN 26 July 2013
al-Shabaab forces In a good week, reports from the Horn of Africa couldn’t be more upbeat. “Somalia is a good news story for the region,” declared Johnnie Carson, U.S. ass’t secretary of state ... read more >>
DURBAN FILM FESTIVAL OPENS TO FANFARE – BUT WHERE’S THE FILM?
Written by GIN 26 July 2013
South Africa’s world class film festival in the city of Durban had an opening film and a closing film. But somehow, along the way, the opening night film was pulled from the program. Censors, to the ... read more >>
Wis. man who killed neighbor teen gets life term
Written by DINESH RAMDE Associated Press 26 July 2013
This combination of file photo shows Particia Larry, right, on June 2, 2012, in MIlwaukee, holding a picture of her son son Darius Simmons, and John Henry Spooner, left, in a photo provided by the Milwaukee ... read more >>
285 Homes in Carson Contaminated
Written by Shannen Hill Sentinel Intern generalinfo@lasentinel.net 26 July 2013
Homes sitting atop a former Shell Oil tank farm are left contaminated with oil chemicals City officials have partnered with 285 homeowners in the city of Carson, CA to expedite a cleanup of an oil contamination, ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Selected for the Leadership & Sustainability Institute’s Black Male Achievement Social Innovation Accelerator
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 26 July 2013
Brotherhood Crusade is among the field’s most promising leaders nationwide The Leadership & Sustainability Institute for Black Male Achievement (LSI) has selected Dr. Nathan Sessoms of Brotherhood ... read more >>
Jamaican Athletic Program Upended
Written by Bert Wilkinson Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News 26 July 2013
  The exploits of sprinters Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce at the London 2012 Summer Olympics helped to ensure that the yellow, green and black flag of the small Caribbean island ... read more >>
Report: ‘Use of Force in L.A. County Jails up from 2012’
Written by ELIZABETH MARCELLINO City News Service 26 July 2013
Use-of-force reports generated in Los Angeles County jails are on pace to exceed the number recorded in 2012, according to figures made public on Tuesday July 23, but a lawyer who monitors the sheriff's ... read more >>
Former California Assemblyman Gets Probation for Defrauding Banks
Written by City News Service 26 July 2013
A former assemblyman, who was fired from his job with the Los Angeles County Probation Department, was himself sentenced to probation for bilking financial institutions by falsely claiming to be the ... read more >>
California Black Caucus Contemplate Florida Boycott
Written by Xavier Higgs Sentinel Contributing Writer 25 July 2013
  As thousands around the country protest the not guilty verdict of George Zimmerman, members of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) are contemplating a boycott of Florida. A resolution ... read more >>
Mayor Garcetti Makes Two Key African American Appointments
Written by KENNETH MILLER Assistant Managing Editor 25 July 2013
Mike Davis to the Board of Public Works and Jackie Dupont-Walker to MTA   Mayor Eric Garcetti recently announced two key appointments of African Americans to the influential Board of Public ... read more >>
Captain Snell of the LAPD Holds Town Hall at Audubon
Written by By Troy Tieuel Sentinel Contributing Writer troy@lasentinel.net 25 July 2013
Hosting the LAPD’s Town Hall meeting, Commander Snell explains the events that transpired after the Trayvon Martin Trial verdict was announced. (photo by Troy Tieuel) In the wake of the Travon Martin ... read more >>
Executive Preparatory Financial Academy Stimulates Community
Written by Charlene Muhammad Sentinel Contributing Writer 25 July 2013
(L-R) Omar McGee, founder of Executive Preparatory Finance Academy and actor/comedian Tommy Davidson photographed at the school's Reason to Believe Gala 2013. Sentinel File Photo A new charter school ... read more >>
President Obama and Delta Sigma Theta Meet
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 25 July 2013
On Tuesday, July 16, President Obama met with members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated in the Oval Office to commemorate the organization’s centennial anniversary and their 51st convention. ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade to kick off 1st Annual Girls Leadership Retreat entitled Camp P.L.U.S.
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 25 July 2013
The Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade will debut its first annual girls leadership retreat entitled Camp P.L.U.S. (Preserving Legacies and Uniting Sisterhoods) September 27, 28 and 29, at Camp Oakes.  During ... read more >>
Wesson’s Little Campers Have a Blast
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 25 July 2013
The 7th Annual Camp Wesson for 100 at-risk kids at Hansen Dam Recreation Area was another success.  Enjoying some relief from the summer heat were (left to right), Imani Black, Dana Gomes, and Soroya ... read more >>
A Moment to Shine: Taylor Alford
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Intern generalinfo@lasentinel.net 25 July 2013
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Local Teen Killed In Hit-And-Run
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer brian@lasentinel.net 25 July 2013
    Markeis Parish was rundown crossing the street at Crenshaw and 78th Saturday evening. A vigil sits at Crenshaw and 78th street for 18-year old, Inglewood High school student Markeis Parish ... read more >>
Teen Group Sensation Identity4Pop to Perform for Sparks
Written by KENNETH MILLER Entertainment Editor 24 July 2013
Fans of the Los Angeles Sparks WNBA team will get a rare treat when they attend the game Thursday July 25th game at Staples Center when teen group sensation Identity4Pop performs. It will be an opportunity ... read more >>
An Evening of Dance: Complexions Contemporary Ballet and Lula Washington Dance Theatre
Written by LA Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 23 July 2013
  4311 WILSHIRE BLVD. SUITE 402, LOS ANGELES CA 90010, PH: 323-954-7510 FAX: 323-954-7520   Contact: David Barber, Tim Choy 323-954-7510, d.barber@dcpublicity.com, t.choy@dcpublicity.com     FORD ... read more >>
Report: Economic concerns drive college choices
Written by Philip Elliott, Associated Press 23 July 2013
(AP Photo)   WASHINGTON (AP) -- College costs are driving decisions about which schools to attend, what to study and even where to live, according to a report from loan giant Sallie Mae. Parents ... read more >>
Mayor, Supervisor and Chief Call for Community Peace
Written by KENNETH MILLER Assistant Managing Editor 19 July 2013
COMMUNITY PEACE: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is joined by County Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, City Council members, Curren Price and Bernard Parks and Assemblymember Holly ... read more >>

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