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Rep. Maxine Waters Secures Millions for Projects in CA-35
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 May 2009
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-35) held a press conference  to announce over $10 million in federal funding for 19 projects throughout her Congressional District. Funding for the projects was included ... read more >>
Councilwoman Jan Perry Responds to Growing Concerns about Swine Flu
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 May 2009
In response to reports about the swine flu in California, Councilwoman Jan Perry introduced a motion today to request an update from key agencies on preparedness efforts throughout the Los Angeles region. ... read more >>
LAPD Poised to Create the Purple Heart Award
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 May 2009
With support from rank-and-file officers and Chief William Bratton, recently the Los Angeles Police Commission will consider a proposal by Commissioner Alan Skobin to create the LAPD Purple Heart to be ... read more >>

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Artis Lane, the Artist Without Boundaries
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 07 May 2009
First Lady Michelle Obama applauding bronze bust of Sojourner Truth by Artis LaneShe is an artist that has been capturing Black people's mood for over seven decades and continues to hold spectators of ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Announces “Don’t Panic…Prepare”
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 May 2009
Today Congresswoman Laura Richardson attended a Joint Democratic / Republican Caucus for a briefing on the 2009 H1-N1 Virus (formally known as the “Swine Flu”).   Congresswoman Richardson ... read more >>

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Sentinel Endorsements - May 19th
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 30 April 2009
The Los Angeles Sentinel values public service and those who serve their communities honorably. It is for this reason that we support the following candidates who will provide the kind of leadership and ... read more >>
Scott Joplin Ragtime
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 April 2009
Scott Joplin was dubbed the "King of Ragtime" for his unique compositions and amazing ability to improvise on the piano. He composed forty-four ragtime pieces, one ragtime ballet, and two operas. "Maple ... read more >>
CLBCF Conference to Offer Opportunities for Funding and Organizational Expansion
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 April 2009
Commissioner Timothy A. SimonLocal community, civic and non-profit organizations will be offered informational opportunities for funding and expansion during a series of four workshops and two business ... read more >>
Legal Defense Fund to Defend Voting Rights Act Before Supreme Court
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 April 2009
On Wednesday, the United States Supreme Court will hear a constitutional challenge to a core provision of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in Northwest Austin Municipal Utility District Number One v. Holder. ... read more >>
Senate Passes House Version of Feinstein Bill
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 April 2009
The U.S. Senate today approved the House version of legislation sponsored by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) that would create a Civil Rights Oral History Project, a joint effort between the Smithsonian ... read more >>
DOE Agrees to Reconsider Weak Furnace and Boiler Efficiency Standards
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 April 2009
 "The Bush Administration's grossly inadequate efficiency standards did not do nearly enough to reduce energy use, greenhouse gas emissions and consumer costs from boilers and furnaces," Attorney General ... read more >>
Congresswoman Maxine Waters on the Economic Stimulus
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 April 2009
Congress has worked closely with President Obama to pass a bold and strong economic recovery plan designed to save or create up to 4 million jobs. Funding is beginning to reach our communities so vital ... read more >>
Compton's Own Eric Perrodin Is First Three Term Mayor in 100 Years
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 30 April 2009
Since being incorporated as a city in 1888 the City of Compton had never has a three term Mayor until its home grown Eric Perrodin accomplished the historical feat with his unanimous third term approval ... read more >>
Youth Voters Assess Obama's First 100 Days
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 30 April 2009
As the driving force behind President Barack Obama's election, the 18-to-35-year-old voting bloc gained plenty of focus and attention during the campaign. Voters under 30 went with Obama over John McCain ... read more >>
Soul Food and Jazz at Papa West
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 April 2009
Papa West Breakfat & Dinner Club  - Jason Lewis for Sentinel Harold Weston has created the perfect fusion of jazz music and soul food at Papa West Breakfast & Dinner Club right in Leimert ... read more >>
Mesereau Award Recipient Gets U.S. Dept. of State Call
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 April 2009
Community Activist Attorney Tom Mesereau, Jr., who operates a Saturday free legal clinic in South Los Angeles, presented the Tom Mesereau Humanitarian Award to Community Activist Dr. Clara Amador-Watson, ... read more >>
Holden to Present Rachel Robinson with Keys to City on Mothers Day
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 30 April 2009
Pasadena Councilman Chris Holden will present the Key to the City to the widow of the legendary baseball icon Jackie Robinson-Rachel Robinson in a Mothers Day ceremony May 10 at Robinson Park on North ... read more >>
Buffalo Soldiers
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 April 2009
William Carney a Buffalo Soldier, Buffalo Soldiers, Buffalo Soldiers in Cuba, A Soldier of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry, A Fighting Unit  "They were the criteria for Black soldiers in the U.S. ... read more >>
Forgiving for Living, Inc. to Hold 2nd Annual PLUS Awards
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 April 2009
Ambassador Shabazz, Bunny Wilson, Dorothy Randle, Jasmyne Cannick, Lois Buckman, Tony Wafford.Forgiving for Living, Inc. to Hold 2nd Annual PLUS Awards Luncheon & Auction at Beverly Hills HotelPersonal ... read more >>
Mayor Perrodin, Incumbent Council Members Get Compton Voters Stamp of Approval
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 23 April 2009
(L – R) Compton Councilwoman Lillie Dobson, 2nd District; Mayor Eric Perrodin; and Councilwoman Yvonne Arceneaux, 3rd District are victorious in Compton’s election. Ms. Shon of D’ ... read more >>
Wesson Brings Huizar to the Community
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 April 2009
Councilmember Jose Huizar As a newly-appointed member of the Metro Board of Directors, Councilman Jose Huizar accompanied Councilman Herb Wesson on his first official trip to the Sentinel.By Yussuf J. ... read more >>
Parker Center: What’s in a Name?
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 23 April 2009
RACIST BRUTALITY: In 2009, should the new Los Angles Police Department Police Administrationbuilding keep the name Parker Center given Chief Parker’s public comments regarding African-Americans. ... read more >>
Making South Los Angeles Greener One Tree at a Time
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 April 2009
Councilwoman Jan Perry joins community during Earth Day tree planting. Los Angeles City Councilmember Jan Perry Joins Community During Earth Day Tree PlantingIn celebration of Earth Day, Fresh & Easy ... read more >>
Judge David S. Cunningham III Sworn In
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 April 2009
Judge David S. CunninghamNow comes Judge Cunningham whose achievements as a lawyer and his long standing service to the community has prepared him to continue his commitment of serving the people.David ... read more >>

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The First 100 Days
Written by Super User 23 April 2009
How Do You Feel Barack Obama Performed In His First 100 Days in Office? Please comment below. Important Note: The L.A. Sentinel will look to print many of these comments in our weekly print edition ... read more >>



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