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Black Astronaut Chosen to Lead NASA
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
The nation's turbulent space program will be run by one of its own, a calming, well-liked former space shuttle commander.President Obama chose retired astronaut General Charles Bolden to lead NASA. He ... read more >>
Ridley - Thomas Touts Successful Outcome of Countywide 'Gifts for Guns’
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
Over 3,853 dangerous guns were voluntarily surrendered Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas today applauded Sheriff Lee Baca's announcement of the collection of 3,853 dangerous firearms by the county's "Gift ... read more >>
Police Officer Mom Sues City for Discrimination
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
On May 26, Officer Shawna Smith of the Los Angeles Airport Police filed a lawsuit against the City of Los Angeles and two high-ranking police department officials for pregnancy and gender discrimination, ... read more >>
National Black MBA Assoc. Inc. Launches Entrepreneurial Institute Tour
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
Organization seeks to drive bottom-up economic recovery for black professionals with five-city tour The National Black MBA Association is positioning the current economic downturn as the turning point ... read more >>
Mandatory Water Conservation
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
For the past three years, California has faced severe drought conditions. Snowfall in the Sierras has been below normal, and court imposed environmental restrictions on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta ... read more >>
State Assembly Approves Hall Legislation
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
The California State Assembly today approved AB 331 by Assistant Speaker pro Tempore Isadore Hall, III (D- Compton), which would require property owners to provide written disclose to a prospective tenant ... read more >>
Mayor Issues Statement on LAFD Chief Barry’s Retirement
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issued the following statement on LAFD Chief Douglas Barry's retirement announcement: "For the past 34 years, Chief Douglas Barry has dedicated his life to protecting the people ... read more >>
Leimert Park Village Book Fair to Salute Artists and Illustrators
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
Preeminent Artists Varnette P. Honeywood, Synthia SAINT JAMES,Kamal Al Mansour and Rene to ExhibitArt comes in many forms.  It can be literary, visual, instrumental, spoken, performed or more.  Whatever ... read more >>
Community Voices Protests Governor's Proposal
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
Eliminating CalWORKs would mean a loss of 70,000 jobs and nearly $1Billion in revenue to Los Angeles CountyLos Angeles, CA- On Monday, June 1st, Community Voices, a Los Angeles County parent and caregiver ... read more >>
The Changing of America
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 June 2009
Muhammad AliKwesi MfumeChaka FattahMalcolm ShabazzSome of the names of prominent Americans have begun to demonstrate that it has truly become a melting pot indeed.In the past, "Smith," "Robinson" and "Jones" ... read more >>
MTA Committee Advances Plan
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
Motion will go before the full MTA Board for vote next ThursdayActing on a motion by Los Angeles County Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Don Knabe and Santa Monica City Councilmember Pam O'Conner, a ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Expresses Concern about Darfur
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
To show solidarity with the people of Darfur in Sudan and bring attention to the ongoing genocide there, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) announced her intention to participate in the Darfur Fast for ... read more >>
NAACP Applauds Historic Supreme Court Justice Pick
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
After leaving the White House announcement Tuesday morning with President Barak Obama, NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous applauded the historic nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor, who would ... read more >>
Historic "Pre-Registration" Legislation
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
Assemblymember Curren Price (D-Inglewood) announced today that Assembly Bill 30 passed off of the Assembly Floor with a vote of 46--27.  AB 30 will allow 16-year-olds to pre-register to vote.  Specifically, ... read more >>
Niagara Movement
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 28 May 2009
Leaders of the MovementFounding Members of the MovementMen and Women of the Movement "It provided the framework for the NAACP"When Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois published "The Talented Tenth" in 1903, he saw it ... read more >>
President Obama Makes Historical Choice for Supreme Court
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 28 May 2009
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'Obama' Artist Best Work Yet
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 28 May 2009
                             "44th" by Muhammad Mubark is on display in the gallery of the Los Anglees Sentinel. - Photo ... read more >>
Gang Violence Claims Prep Star
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 28 May 2009
Daniel Farber Photo by Jason Lewis for Sentinel It was a quiet day at Harbor City Narbonne High School on Tuesday, May 26. The day after Memorial Day is usually one of joy as friends discussed their ... read more >>
Proposition 8 - The California Divide
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 28 May 2009
INFINITE DEBATE: Gay couple console one another after Supreme Court verdict. The great debate of California Prop. 8 reached the high court and the decision is in, but it is still quite unclear where ... read more >>
Congresswoman Maxine Waters Honored as Water Legislator of the Year
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 May 2009
West Basin Municipal Water District has honored Congresswoman Maxine Waters as one of its 2008 Legislators of the Year.  Congresswoman Waters was presented the award by West Basin Directors Gloria Gray, ... read more >>
EDD Celebrates National Military Month
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 May 2009
The month of May is designated as "National Military Appreciation Month" in California and Nationally. The Crenshaw Workforce Services Office of the Employment Development Department (EDD) in Los Angeles ... read more >>
LACC Unveils Agenda to Recover, Reform and Rebuild
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 May 2009
L.A.'s leading business organization outlines priorities for annual advocacy trip to the state capital following the defeat of Propositions 1A-1E on California Special Election BallotThe Los Angeles Area ... read more >>
Community to Pay Tribute to Roland Betts
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 May 2009
A Celebration, Honoring Roland H. Betts-Living A Legacy of Building Cultural BridgesOn Saturday May 30, local community members of South Los Angeles will gather at the Watts Labor Community Action committee's ... read more >>
House of Representatives Honors Karen Bass for Historic Achievement
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 May 2009
As Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) marks the one-year anniversary of her historic election as the first African-American woman Speaker of a State Assembly this May, the U.S. House of Representatives ... read more >>
Another Police Shooting Rocks City of Inglewood
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 21 May 2009
Marcus Griffin organized a sign-making project to commemorate the life of Marcus Smith and to demand justice from his killers. Photo by Francis Taylor for Sentinel Four members of the Inglewood Police ... read more >>

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