Councilman Herb Wesson Kicks Off His Re-election Campaign
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds & ED Johnson 10 February 2011
Wesson's Campaign headquarters (Photo by P.A. Edmead Jr.) Elected officials and the community came out to show their support for Councilman Herb Wesson and his work in the 10th district.By Yussuf J. ... read more >>
Remembering Fred “Joseph” Horn
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 February 2011
Fred, the community activist Boxer, drummer, community activist, father, and a good brotherToday we celebrate the home-going of Fred Joseph Horn Jr.; born March 9, 1944, to the late Fred Joseph Horn Sr. ... read more >>
As a Teacher, Joe Ann Made a Difference
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 February 2011
Joe Ann McMillon November 1, 1940 - January 24, 2011Joe Ann McMillion was born November 1, 1940 to Hazel and Andrew Gaskin in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her mother Hazel and her stepfather Joe Gioustover ... read more >>
Tribute to a Life of Service
Written by Jalal Sudan 09 February 2011
Mrs. "Tony" Moreland Stewart By Jalal SudanA Memorial Tribute to the life of Mrs. Anthony Tony Moreland Stewart will be hosted by Metropolitan Baptist Church, Rev. Tyrone Skinner, Pastor, in association ... read more >>

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The Swearing-in of Congresswoman Karen Bass
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 February 2011
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi swearing in Karen Bass (PHOTO CREDIT: Studio International) By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorThe auditorium was full to capacity with standing room only for those ... read more >>
Bernard Parks Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Special to Sentinel) 03 February 2011
Photo credit: Malcom Samuel By Jasmyne A. CannickLEIMERT PARK - With little over a month until Angelino's head to the polls, Saturday, 8th District Councilmember Bernard Parks' kicked off campaign for ... read more >>
Mayor Honors Sugar Ray, Bakewell and Freedom Riders
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 February 2011
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (center); Sugar Ray Leonard (right); Danny J. Bakewell Sr. (left); and Buffalo Soldiers. Photo by Jason Lewis (L to R) Councilman Bernard Parks, Mayor Villaraigosa, Councilman ... read more >>
Black History Month in Compton
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 February 2011
Entering the Compton zone In continuing its thrust to birth a new Compton, the city is embarking on an ambitious plan to celebrate Black History month.The following activities will take place throughout ... read more >>
Will the Fall of Egypt Affect Black America?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 February 2011
Touted as a "March of Millions" the people of Egypt are confronting their government in a significant way... but what does that mean for Black America and Africa?By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing ... read more >>
Coming ... The HBCU Network
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 03 February 2011
Curtis Symonds, founder of HBCU NetworkFormer BET executive is launching a new network that will spotlight Black entertainment, sports and education.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterCurtis Symonds, ... read more >>
Governor Brown Addresses State of California
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 03 February 2011
Gov. Brown's budget proposal will mean the continued erosion to necessary programs, facilities and education.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterGovernor Brown gave his state of the state address ... read more >>
Get Ready for the Job Fair
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 03 February 2011
The 4th Annual Job Fair will start at 10:00am in Exposition Park with employers from numerous companies.By Brian W. Carter, Staff WriterThere will be a number of employers, businesses and organizations ... read more >>
L.A. Regional Foodbank Receives Grant to “Green” Its Facilities
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 February 2011
Grant will help the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank save $53,493 a yearAs hunger relief organizations continue to look for new ways to serve an increasing number of families who need help putting food ... read more >>
Ruth Mildred Williams
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 February 2011
Sunrise: July 21, 1931 - Sunset: January 25, 2011Ruth Mildred Finley was born on July 21st, 1931 in Lampasas, Texas to Fredrick Douglas Finley and Dilsie Borders. She was the second of the 3 daughters. ... read more >>
Local filmmaker passes
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 February 2011
Delven Rutledge, 47, director of hit film "Love Chronicles" The Los Angeles community is mourning the sudden death of one of its own, popular filmmaker and hip hop producer Delven Rutledge, 47, who died ... read more >>
A. Leon Higginbotham
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 28 January 2011
Judge A. Leon HigginbothamHigginbotham's literary masterpieceBy Yussuf J. SimmondsA. Leon Higginbotham"A Militant Jurist (Judge)"Some legal historians have described Judge A. Leon Higginbotham as one of ... read more >>
Dr. Ronald E. McNair Remembered
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 January 2011
25th Anniversary of the Challenger Space Shuttle Disaster, Ronald E. McNail Elementary School Hosts McNair Foundation Founder and President McNair Elementary School and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Tau Tau ... read more >>
4th Annual Job Fair
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 27 January 2011
The annual job fair is coming next month and ready to get people working once again.By Brian W. Carter, Staff WriterThe recession may be over, but unemployment is still running high. Many people were laid ... read more >>
Mitrice Richardson Image Illegally Used in Facebook Online Marketing Campaign
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 27 January 2011
 Dead Accurate Marketing is in hot water after illegally using a photo of Mitrice Richardson in a marketing campaign on Facebook for my.onlineeducationdepartment.org, a website promoting vocational degrees.Richardson, ... read more >>
Wesson Lights Up the 10th District
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 27 January 2011
Councilman Herb Wesson and soccer team As councilman, Herb Wesson has created a quality of life for the 10th district residents that stresses economic growth and a healthy standard of living via parks ... read more >>
Parks Pulls Marlton Square Out of Bankruptcy
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 January 2011
Marlton Square. Photo by Jason LewisArea to be developed. Photo by Jason Lewis Demolition to Begin Shortly on the former Santa Barbara Plaza, Construction to Restart on Buckingham Place Senior ApartmentsCouncilmember ... read more >>
Obama’s ‘Union’: ‘Move Together or Not at All’
Written by Ben Feller (AP White House Correspondent) 27 January 2011
President Barack Obama is applauded by Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, while delivering his State of the Union address. (AP ... read more >>
James Butts, Mayor-Elect of Inglewood
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 January 2011
James Butts, Mayor-Elect of InglewoodAfter a final tally, the Inglewood city clerk announced Butts as the winner  By Sentinel StaffFor the past 12 months, the city of Inglewood has held three elections ... read more >>
Black Publishers Receive International Welcome from Governor of Virgin Islands
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) & Richette L. Haywood (NNPA Contributor) 27 January 2011
Equal Access Dominates Discussions During Black Newspaper Publishers ConferenceYussuf J. Simmonds, Editor, Los Angeles Sentinel                                           ... read more >>
Surviving Katrina: A Family's Story
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 20 January 2011
From Left to Right: Deane Tanner, granddaughter, Evher Peace, and daughter, Divine. Photo By Brian W. Carter Deane Tanner survived one of the worst disasters ever with courage and the kindness of strangers.By ... read more >>

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