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Donald Sterling Loses! Clippers Can be Sold
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 28 July 2014
  A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Judge Michael Levanas sided Monday with ... read more >>
‘Beat the Heat’ Resources
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 July 2014
As an electronic resource during today’s heat wave, Los Angeles County has compiled a Google Map database of the county’s cooling centers and splash pads/pools. This map will allow residents to quickly ... read more >>
Skyy Fisher Compton School Board Member Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 25 July 2014
Photo By: Brian Carter   Compton school board member Skyy Fisher was charged Thursday with the sexual assault of an unconscious victim reported several local news agencies and law enforcement officials. U.S. ... read more >>
Blacks Continue to Fight for Justice a Year after Zimmerman Verdict
Written by D. Kevin McNeir Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer 24 July 2014
Benjamin Crump continues to advocate for other families across the U.S. affected by stand your ground laws. (Courtesy of Vaughn Wilson) The word stunned might best describe how U.S. citizens, particularly ... read more >>
Washington, D.C. Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 July 2014
Marijuana possession penalties in nation’s capital will be among the lowest in the country; criminal penalties for simple marijuana possession will be replaced with a $25 civil fine, similar to a parking ... read more >>
First lady: Healthy food has place in lunchrooms
Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press 24 July 2014
President Barack Obama joins first lady Michelle Obama, the host of the "Kids State Dinner” in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, July 18, 2014. The White House treated more than ... read more >>
Sun Reporter Turns 70
Written by GAIL BERKLEY Special to Sentinel 24 July 2014
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Family demands justice for CHP beating
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 24 July 2014
 Family of Marlene Pinnock who was seen being beaten by a California Highway Patrol officer in a viral video stand with their attorneys and LA Sentinel Chairman, CEO and Publisher, Danny J. Bakewell, ... read more >>
Rachel Robinson Honored By Baseball Group
Written by City News Service 24 July 2014
Rachel Robinson and Chadwick Boseman at the Los Angeles premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' and Legendary Pictures' 42, on Tuesday, April, 9th, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Invision ... read more >>
511 Service for Weekend ‘Century Crunch’
Written by City News Service 24 July 2014
Work crews hanging new banner on Century Boulevard Bridge informing those in the area of the upcoming Century Crunch closure. Photo: Jose Ubaldo/Metro A cellphone- and Web-based traffic information ... read more >>
City Council Declares July 18 Nelson Mandela Day
Written by City News Service 24 July 2014
Mandela Day is celebrated on July 18, Nelson Mandela's birthday. (Photo: Theana Calitz, AP) Los Angeles City Council members recently declared July 18 Nelson Mandela Day to honor the late South African ... read more >>
Multiple Agencies Crack Down on South L.A. Street Gang
Written by City News Service 24 July 2014
About a dozen people were arrested Friday July 18, in a multi- agency crackdown on a South Los Angeles street gang that authorities said controls a neighborhood and drug sales in the Jefferson Park area. ... read more >>
Minority Apartment Owners Association Holds July Meeting
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 July 2014
David Hernandez, Co-Founder of the Los Angeles Trash Haulers Association and Malcolm N. Bennett - Broker/CEO - International Realty & Investments The Minority Apartment Owners Association (MAOA) ... read more >>
Promoting Awareness of Mental Health Issues on Skid Row and Beyond
Written by Maya Humes Sentinel Intern 24 July 2014
While the roads remain empty, the sidewalks of Skid Row are lined with cardboard boxes, tents, and men and women gazing listlessly into the distance. One woman clutches a small pipe as she sits cross-legged ... read more >>
George McKenna Campaign Under Attack
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. – Executive Editor 24 July 2014
Long time educator and child advocate George McKenna didn’t know his over 40 years of service on the front lines and in the trenches of education in some of California’s poorest and most underserved ... read more >>
Betty Yee Wins Democratic Primary for Controller
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 July 2014
Former Speaker John Perez bows out of race Board of Equalization member and State Controller Candidate Betty Yee (who was endorsed by the Los Angeles Sentinel)  has won her bid for the Democratic Nomination ... read more >>
Mother's In Action 16th Annual Back to School Health & Family Festival Readies LA Youth for Upcoming School Year
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Staff Writer shonassee@lasentinel.net 24 July 2014
The 16th Annual Back to School Health & Family Festival was a resourceful and informative day for parents and kids as they head back to school. The proverb “It takes a village to raise a child” ... read more >>
George McKenna Campaign Under-Attack
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr., Executive Editor 24 July 2014
Community Outraged over lies, innuendo and propaganda   Long time educator and child advocate George McKenna didn’t know his over 40 years of service on the front lines and in the trenches ... read more >>
Hall of Famer Bill Russell Collapses During Speech
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 18 July 2014
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (AP) - Celtics officials say NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell is doing OK after collapsing during a speaking engagement near Lake Tahoe. Team spokesman Brian Olive says the 80-year-old ... read more >>
Rotary Club of Los Angeles Elects First African-American President
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 July 2014
  Alan Bernstein LA5, The Rotary Club of Los Angeles and the fifth oldest Rotary Club in the world, announced on Friday July 11, that Alan Bernstein would chair his first meeting of the LA5 Rotary Club ... read more >>
BHERC Presents 21st Annual ‘Sistas are Doin it for Themselves’ Film Fest
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 July 2014
Officials at the Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC), are presenting their 21st Annual Sistas Are Doin’ It For Themselves: See Their Images… Hear Their Stories Film Festival. Past ... read more >>
LA-based Wise Solutions Lands $200 Million+ Concession in Ivory Coast
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 July 2014
Lloyd Prevost, Wise Solutions Board Chairman (3rd from left) and Kelvin Fossett, Wise Solutions Executive Vice President (far right), join with Ivory Coast’s Ministers (l-r) of Environment, Finance, ... read more >>
‘Yes We Code’ Trains Black Youth on Computer Programming
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett Sentinel Religion Editor cora@lasenrinel.net 18 July 2014
Van Jones and Mattie Lawson discuss the benefits of the 'Yes, We Code' initiative. (Valerie Goodloe photo) Practically every young person downloads applications or apps to their phones or tablets. Their ... read more >>
‘Queen of Creole Cuisine’ Leah Chase
Written by Kimberlee Buck Sentinel Intern 18 July 2014
In this Jan. 20, 2009 file photo, Chef Leah Chase, owner of Dooky Chase’ prepares for lunch at her restaurant in New Orleans. (Associated Press) Creole chef Leah Chase is practically synonymous with ... read more >>
LA Sentinel & Watts-Times win 5 NNPA Awards
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett cora@lasentinel.net 17 July 2014
LA Watts Times/ Sentinel Team (file photo) The Los Angeles Sentinel and its sister publication, L.A. Watts-Times, garnered four honors in the 2014 National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Merit ... read more >>

 

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