WESSON BREAKS GROUND ON PARK IMPROVEMENTS
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 August 2011
Councilman Herb Wesson with his constituents at the Memorial Park Annex ground-breaking LOS ANGELES—Councilmember Herb J. Wesson, Jr., was joined by neighborhood leaders and community residents at the ... read more >>
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Holds Health Care Reform Town Hall at USC
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 August 2011
Rep. Karen Bass at USC town hall speaking on healthcare issues. —Photo: All rights reserved by Rep. Karen Bass On Sunday, August 14th, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass held a Health Care Reform Town Hall examining ... read more >>
MIKE DAVIS RECEIVES THE TOM BRADLEY EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AWARD
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 August 2011
Assemblyman Mike Davis (A-48) in front of a portrait of the late Mayor Tom Bradley The Southern California Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) presented Assemblyman Mike Davis ... read more >>
Carson City Councilmember Mike Gipson Announces Campaign for State Assembly
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 August 2011
Councilmember Mike Gipson, Candidate for the 64th Assembly District Carson, CA – Carson City Councilmember Mike Gipson announced his campaign for State Assembly today.  Gipson will run in the new 64th ... read more >>
GM, the leading sponsor of the King memorial
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 August 2011
 GM, the leading sponsor of the King memorialMuch significance can be attributed to the unveiling of the Dr. King National Memorial on the 48th anniversary of his historic March on Washington; but one ... read more >>
RESPONSE TO SALE RUMORS
Written by Paul C. Hudson 18 August 2011
Paul C. Hudson, Chairman and CEO, Broadway Federal Bank In response to rumors that Broadway Federal Bank has been sold, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Paul C. Hudson emphatically stated, “Broadway ... read more >>
A Conversation with President George C. Wright
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 August 2011
Dr. George and Valerie Wright, President of Prairie View A & M Univ.  L to R: Lonnie & Charlene Bunkley; Valerie & George Wright (ALL PHOTO CREDITS: MALCOLM ALI) As president of Prairie View ... read more >>
Obama criticizes GOP presidential field
Written by Associated Press 18 August 2011
President Obama in campaign mode After taking a lot of heat from both sides, the President is revving up into campaign made to strike back President Barack Obama launched a rare direct attack Monday on ... read more >>
UNCF: An Evening of Stars
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 August 2011
Dr. Michael Lomax and Debra Lee with representatives of the Divine Nine fraternities and sororities. Tatyana Ali Brian White Debra Lee Dawnn Lewis Estelle Jill Marie Jones Keke Palmer Lance Gross Marsha ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Highlights 46th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 August 2011
Waters condemns Republicans’ Nationwide Voter Suppression Efforts Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) announced that August 6, marked the 46th anniversary of the day that the Voting Rights Act was ... read more >>
WESSON HONORS “PIONEER WOMAN OF THE YEAR” Claudia Bayard Represents 10th Council District
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 12 August 2011
Claudia Bayard, Pioneer Woman of the Year and 10th District Councilman Herb Wesson Los Angeles—Claudia Bayard has been chosen by Councilmember Herb J. Wesson, Jr., to represent the 10th Council District’s ... read more >>
Two of L.A.P.D.’s finest officers
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 12 August 2011
Sergeant Emada Tingirides and Officer Kathy Bell In acknowledging the work of the women and men of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), it is necessary not only to showcase their work assignments, ... read more >>
Is criticism of President Obama by Blacks a betrayal?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 11 August 2011
Tavis Smiley and Professor Cornel West Professor Cornel West and talk show host Tavis Smiley do seem to think so; they have embarked on a nationwide tour to showcase what they see as Obama not doing enough ... read more >>
Meda Chamberlain, a warrior passes on
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 August 2011
Dr. Meda H. Chamberlain, former Executive Director of the National Council of Negro Women Inc. passed away on August 5, 2011 at age 95.  Born on July 11, 1916, Dr. Chamberlain was one of the founding ... read more >>
Hall goes to Washington
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 August 2011
Congressional candidate Isadore Hall and Congressman James Clyburn (D-SC) In viewing Assemblymember Isadore Hall’s website, it beckons his constituents to call if they have a problem.  So it is no wonder ... read more >>
County Redistricting ...
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 August 2011
While all eyes were on the state redistricting, the county was ‘doing its own thing’ … the same thing … redistrictingAccording to the county, when the population count is ascertained, there has ... read more >>
Bishop Young-A New Vision of Leadership at Inglewood Unified School District
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 August 2011
Bishop Johnny J. Young, Ph.D. He is a man of unwavering faith, a community advocate, a businessman, a political leader and he is determined to provide for the children of Inglewood the best education ... read more >>
Marlton Square ... finally on the move!
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds and Brian Carter 10 August 2011
Rep. Waters, Council-members Perry and Parks, CDD Mgr. Benbow, Bobbie Parks, city officials and the community witnessed the final demolition of Marlton Square The demolition  An aerial view Marlton Square ... read more >>
New Compton WorkSource Center Held Grand Opening
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 August 2011
Offers Free Training and Job Placement Services Compton, California – On Thursday, July 28th, Community Career Development, Inc., the nonprofit operator of the new Compton WorkSource Center and its ... read more >>
Mayoral Election Committee raises funds
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 August 2011
 The Jan Perry Mayoral Election Committee has reached the $660,000 mark with eligible matching funds."I am honored to have found such great support for my candidacy. My record of delivering on key services ... read more >>
Compton residents take Friday Night Flights
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 August 2011
Instructor with student pilots Tomorrow's Aeronautical Museum (TAM) kicked off their first Friday Night Flights last Friday, July 29, 2011 and provided close to 100 children and adults free helicopter ... read more >>
Boxer Statement on Agreement to End FAA Shutdown and Put 74,000 Americans Back to Work
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 August 2011
Boxer Statement on Agreement to End FAA Shutdown and Put 74,000 Americans Back to Work  Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today made the following statement after an agreement was ... read more >>
Boxer, Roybal – Allard Introduce Communities of Color Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Act
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 August 2011
 Boxer, Roybal – Allard Introduce Communities of Color Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Act  Senate and House Legislation Seeks to Combat Rise in Teenage Pregnancy in Minority Communities Washington, ... read more >>
Mother Lillian Mobley laid to rest
Written by Biko N. Poindexter-Hodge, Sentinel Intern 04 August 2011
Mother Lillian MobleyTaking the final look Thousands packed Ward AME Church, to bid farewell and to celebration the life of a true community treasure The community lost one of its most precious matriarchs ... read more >>
Budget D-Day avoided
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 August 2011
President Obama signing the debt deal into law last TuesdayThe 111th Congress Despite the nay-sayers, the 'tea-partyers,' the hardliners, and the 'one-termers,' the Congress (both houses) passed a debt ... read more >>

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