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Chris Paul Hosts Celebrity Waiter Charity Event
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 21 November 2014
Los Angeles Clipper, and 7-time NBA All Star, Chris Paul recently hosted the CP3 Foundation’s Celebrity Server Dinner. He is a star on and off the court with his selfless contributions to various charitable ... read more >>
Mikki Taylor
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 21 November 2014
The Editor-At-Large for ESSENCE Magazine shares insight on the business of the beauty industry based on over three decades of experience in service to black women. For over thirty years Mikki Taylor has ... read more >>
Experimental ‘ZMAPP’ Drug Fails to Save Ebola Doctor from Sierra Leone
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 November 2014
Dr. Martin Salia (GIN) – One of the promising new drugs being tested against the deadly Ebola virus failed this week to save a surgeon from Sierra Leone, flown in for treatment at a Nebraska hospital. Dr. ... read more >>
Maasai Homeland to be Sold to Dubai Royal Family for Hunting Reserve
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 November 2014
(GIN) – Some 40,000 Maasai shepherds will lose their ancestral lands in a deal brokered by the government of Tanzania with the Royal Family of Dubai. The Maasai have been told to leave their historic ... read more >>
City Council Approves Measure for Election Changes
Written by City News Service 21 November 2014
The Los Angeles City Council gave final approval Friday November 7 to placing a measure on the March 3 ballot asking voters if city elections should coincide with federal and state balloting, starting ... read more >>
City Council, Firefighters Come to Two Year Labor Agreement
Written by City News Service 21 November 2014
The Los Angeles City Council approved a two-year labor agreement recently with Los Angeles firefighters that eliminates a 2 percent wage disparity with the city's police officers. Firefighters and ... read more >>
Los Angeles Gun Stores May be Required to Digitally Report Sales
Written by City News Service 21 November 2014
Guns collected in a buy back in Los Angeles; gun stores in Los Angeles would be required to digitally report ammunition sale records to the city under a proposed ordinance backed November 14 by ... read more >>
Senior and Professional Affordable Housing Symposium to Provide Solutions for Better Living
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 November 2014
  On Thursday, November 13, the Senior and Professional Affordable Housing Symposium will feature several experts and panelists who will serve to help taxpayers combat the rising costs of housing in ... read more >>
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital Initiates ‘Know Your Basics’ Program in L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 November 2014
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital recently announced the launch of the Know Your Basics Community Wellness Campaign on Nov. 22 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The six-month campaign will provide health ... read more >>
‘Made in America’ Concert Costs Thousands in Police Overtime
Written by City News Service 21 November 2014
The two-day Made in America music festival held at Grand Park over the Labor Day weekend resulted in $475,570 in police overtime costs, according to a recently released report on police overtime  ... read more >>
LADWP Makes Dust Control Pact with Owens Valley Air Quality Agency
Written by City News Service 20 November 2014
This astronaut photograph highlights the mostly dry bed of Owens Lake. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has reached an agreement with an air quality agency that ends years of litigation ... read more >>
Free Conference Aimed at Helping Black Families Succeed Financially
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 November 2014
“No matter what theme we choose every year, our annual conference sheds light on our dynamic history,” says Layla Sewell, executive director of ATG. The Awaken the Greatness Foundation is hosting ... read more >>
New Generation Continues Annual Thanksgiving Feed at Ward Villa
Written by Jennifer Bihm Staff Writer 20 November 2014
A new generation of Mothers In Action will once again be providing sustenance and love during the 19th annual Thanksgiving feed at the Ward Villa Senior complex November 27.  Traditional Thanksgiving ... read more >>
Victim of LAPD Beating Files Federal Lawsuit
Written by Charlene Muhammad Contributing Writer 20 November 2014
Clinton Alford Jr. was attacked on Oct. 16 Clinton Alford, Jr.’s attorney Caree Harper hopes the federal civil rights lawsuit she filed against Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck, Detective ... read more >>
Officials Seek Eyewitness in Ezell Ford Police Shooting
Written by Charlene Muhammad Contributing Writer 20 November 2014
(L-R) Deputy Chief Earl Paysinger, Inspector General Alex A. Bustamante, L.A. City Councilman Curren Price, L.A. City Mayor Eric Garcetti, L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck and L.A. County District Attorney ... read more >>
National Organization Seeks To Continue War On AIDS
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 20 November 2014
Tony Wafford (center from left) with Inglewood city councilman Ralph Franklin, Congresswoman Maxine Waters and Inglewood Mayor James Butts  Columnist and activist, Tony Wafford sees an overwhelming ... read more >>
Report Finds Police Department Discrepancies after Dorner Investigation
Written by City News Service 20 November 2014
   A Los Angeles Police Department review of its discipline system prompted by the Christopher Dorner rampage found widespread concerns among officers and civilians that the agency discriminates based ... read more >>
City Council Steps Up Efforts to Make South L.A. a Promise Zone
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 November 2014
(The Los Angeles City Council considered backing an effort last week to designate the South Los Angeles area as one of President Barack Obama's ``Promise Zones,'' which would give the area an edge when ... read more >>
This Week in Black History (Nov. 20 - Nov. 26)
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 20 November 2014
        (Elijah Muhammad) November 20 1962- President John F. Kennedy issued executive order barring racial discrimination in federally financed housing. November 21 1918- Henry B. Delany elected ... read more >>
LAPD appoints Commander William Scott as Deputy Chief
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 20 November 2014
(Commander William Scott hopes to take on his new position with a fresh approach.) LAPD’s Commander William Scott will soon take on the title of deputy chief for the Southwest division. For more than ... read more >>
Local substance abuse program has been fighting for the community for over three decades
Written by Brian W. Carter Staff Writer brian@lasentinel.net 13 November 2014
The Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Program has waged a silent battle that has been effective in educating youth and keeping them from becoming statistics The Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Program ... read more >>
Community Coalition Secures $3 Million Dollars from CDC for South LA Residents
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
Martin Luther King Jr. Park, located at 39th Street and Western Avenue, is just a small representation of a neighborhood that has seen better days.  But on November 6, there was nothing but smiles ... read more >>
Troubling, Misleading Leaks ‘Inflame’ Volatile Conditions in Ferguson, Mo.
Written by Askia Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call 13 November 2014
Months after the killing of Black teen Mike Brown, protests and demands have continued. In Ferguson, Mo., where unarmed Black teenager Michael Brown was shot to death by White police officer Darren ... read more >>
Black Pollster: ‘Democrats Got their [Butt] Whipped’
Written by Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 13 November 2014
Cornell Belcher Even with overwhelming support from Black voters, Democrats still lost control of the United States Senate in the midterm elections and President Barack Obama will have to compromise ... read more >>
Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr Pleased with Judge Rhodes’s Confirmation of City of Detroit’s Plan of Adjustment
Written by RJ Barnhill Special to the NNPA from The Michigan Chronicle 13 November 2014
Kevyn Orr, the Emergency Manager for the City of Detroit (“Detroit” or the“City”), released the following statement following the announcement today that Judge Steven Rhodes of the United States ... read more >>



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