Inglewood's Easter Eggstravaganza
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 April 2009
Youth enjoy themselves during Inglewood's Easter Eggstravaganza Photo by Jason Lewis for Sentinel The Easter Eggstravaganza hit Inglewood for it's 19th year, and this time it was bigger than ever with ... read more >>
Congresswoman Watson Hosts Working Into Recovery Job Fair
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 16 April 2009
Assembly speaker Karen Bass and Congresswoman Diane Watson33rd District Congresswoman Diane E. Watson delivered what is most urgently needed in our community with her recent "Working Into Recovery Job ... read more >>
L.A. Urban League Holds 36th Annual Awards Dinner
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 16 April 2009
Cherise Bremond and Pamela BakewellLos Angeles Urban League Honors Academy Award-Winning Black MenAt one of the largest, most impressive, and memorable events of its type, the Los Angeles Urban League ... read more >>
Tuskegee Airmen
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 April 2009
A Graduationg class of Tuskegee AirmenLegendsBy Yussuf J. SimmondsTuskegee Airmen"They allowed Black military men to fly the friendly skies with honor"When Barack Obama was inaugurated as the 44th president ... read more >>
County Supervisor Mark Ridley - Thomas Appoints Gloria Gray
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 April 2009
Gloria GrayWest Basin Director Gloria Gray to County Water Quality Task ForceWest Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Director Gloria D. Gray, of Inglewood, has been appointed by L.A. County Supervisor ... read more >>
Marqueece Dawson Excels as Dynamic Community Organizer
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 16 April 2009
Marqueece Harris DawsonExecutive Director of Community Coalition leads by exampleAt first glance the youthful exuberance on the face of 39-year-old Marqueece Harris Dawson explains his energy, but upon ... read more >>
Ledia Deville Celebrates 107 Years
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 April 2009
Ledia Deville By Jason LewisSentinel Staff WriterCompton's Ledia Deville has seen enough history to fill up a lifetime and a half. The evolution of the car and airplane, the Great Depression, the first ... read more >>
The Real Soloist
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 16 April 2009
Nathaniel Ayers is the real “soloist” – subject of the upcoming movie “The Soloist.” Photo by Jason Lewis for SentinelRemarkable music  genius discovered on skid row Nathaniel ... read more >>
March Demands Jobs, Justice and Equality
Written by Super User 09 April 2009
Community march to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the anniversary of his assasination.Photo Credit: Francis Taylor for SentinelMLK, Jr. March and Rally Demands Policies to Rebuild Our ... read more >>
Man Killed During Dispute at Nightclub
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
A 19-year-old Los Angeles man died after being shot during a dispute at a local nightclub.On Sunday, April 5, at about 1:05 a.m., at a club in the 5500 block of South Western Avenue, Damien Cordell White ... read more >>
African American Lieutenant Governors
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 09 April 2009
Oscar J. Dunn, Alonzo J. Ransier, Caesar "CC" Antoine George L. Brown, Mervyn M. Dymally, Jennette B. Bradley Michael S. Steele, Anthony G. Brown, David A. PatersonA lieutenant governor in the United ... read more >>
Cultural Merchandise at Zambezi Bazaar
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 April 2009
Jackie Ryan, co-owner of Zambezi Bazaar, showcases theAfrican-American themed greeting cards. Photo by Jason Lewis for Sentinel Zambezi Bazaar in Leimert Park is the perfect little shop when you're looking ... read more >>
National Action Network Hosts its 11th Annual National Convention
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
The National Action Network (NAN) held its 11th Annual National Convention April 1st through 4th at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers in New York, NY. Rev. Al Sharpton, who serves as President of ... read more >>
Students Celebrate the Lives of King and Bradley
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 April 2009
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spoke with students at Tom Bradley ElementarySchool after his speech for their Martin Luther King celebration.  Students celebrate the lives of King and BradleyStudents ... read more >>
Tabor, Dorn Lead Run-Off
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 09 April 2009
Cariss McGhee (left) and Danny Tabor (right)Election Day in InglewoodThe results of last Tuesday's elections in the city of Inglewood did not render any major surprises of upsets. Inglewood held its ... read more >>
Assemblymember Lieu Receives Significant Award from Greenlining Institute
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
Assemblymember Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) received the "Distinguished Leader" award from The Greenlining Institute, in recognition of his efforts to save homeowners from losing their homes to foreclosure and ... read more >>
Assembly Acts to Connect Californians with Federal COBRA Assistance
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
 Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) applauded a bipartisan 74-0 vote in the California Assembly to pass AB 23, authored by Assemblymember Dave Jones (D-Sacramento), Chair of the Assembly Health ... read more >>
At age 115, Gertrude Baines is the world's oldest person
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
Left to right: Ms. Baines' physician, Gertrude Baines and Supervisor Mark Ridley-ThomasRidley-Thomas Celebrates 115th Birthday  of Local Super Centenarian Gertrude Baines Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas ... read more >>
Gov. Schwarzenegger Announces $9.2 Million in Grants
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 April 2009
As part of his continued commitment to combating gang violence, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the awarding of more than $9.2 million in competitive grants to provide local assistance funding ... read more >>

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Sentinel Endorsement: Arnold Butler for School Board Seat #1
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 April 2009
Arnold Butler Leads Inglewood Schools to Join President Obama in Educational AccountabilityPresident Obama has openly challenged the education community with the reality that we must become more accountable. ... read more >>
Festival Marks Cesar Chavez Day in Inglewood
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 April 2009
Bands, students, senior citizens and a diverse group of residents marched from Warren Lane Elementary School to Rogers Park where one of the largest celebrations honoring the late Cesar Chavez was held ... read more >>
Representative Richardson Discusses Package
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 April 2009
Recently, U.S. Rep. Laura Richardson of the 37th Congressional District explained, discussed, and outlined how the Federal stimulus package will be distributed during the Annual State of the District address ... read more >>
Leon Garr, Legendary Community Buidler Celbrates 95th Birthday
Written by Bobby Glanton Smith 02 April 2009
Surrounded by a throng of family and friends, Mr. Leon Garr celebrated his 95th birthday at the Leon & Mattie Garr Foundation in the heart of South Los Angeles. The event itself was a shinning example ... read more >>
How the Community Benefits from the Expo Line?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 02 April 2009
There has been overwhelming interest in the new light rail project currently under construction in our community. The Exposition Light Rail Transit Line (Expo Line) is just a year away from arriving and ... read more >>
SCLC and Unions Lead King March
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 02 April 2009
Carrying on the legacy and commemorating the 41st anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., two of the regions most powerful organizations will lead a rally expected to attract thousands ... read more >>

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