Saturday, April 25, 2015
CLBC Applauds Governor Brown’s Selection of an African American for the Calif. Supreme Court
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 November 2014
Leandra R. Kruger (Courtesy of Gov. Office)  Last African American Appointed to the California Supreme Court was in 1996. SACRAMENTO – Monday, November 24, 2014 - Today, Governor Jerry Brown ... read more >>
YWCA Honors Cheryl Boone Isaacs
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 November 2014
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Wesson, Bass, Ridley-Thomas urge calm
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 November 2014
At a press conference, Council President Herb Wesson, Congresswoman Karen Bass, and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas urged calm and a peaceful reaction to the grand jury verdict regarding the death of Michael ... read more >>
For-Profit Prison Companies Foster ‘Treatment Industrial Complex’
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 27 November 2014
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As cash-strapped state and local governments shift resources from incarceration to treatment for individuals convicted of low-level drug crimes, for-profit prison companies are ... read more >>
This Week In Black History (Nov. 27 - Dec. 3): The Truth behind Thanksgiving
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 27 November 2014
These photos depict the Pequot Massacre where hundreds of Native Indians were killed by Europeans and Pilgrims upset by a death of a fellow European Pilgrim  We all enjoy the holidays especially ... read more >>
LAX Police Union Announces 2015 Leadership
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 November 2014
  The Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers’ Association (LAAPOA) recently announced their 2015 leadership. Senior Lead Officer Marshall McClain was overwhelmingly re-elected ... read more >>
President Barack Obama’s grandmother Mama Sarah Obama honored, advocates education during U.S. visit
Written by Charlene Muhammad, Contributing Writer 27 November 2014
(l-r)  Kathy Calvin (President & CEO, United Nations Foundation), First Lady Gertrude Mutharika of the Republic of Malawi, and First Lady Penehupifo Pohamba of Namibia discuss Government's Role ... read more >>
Obama defends moves on immigration
Written by Darlene Superville, Associated Press 27 November 2014
President Barack Obama signs two presidential memoranda associated with his actions on immigration in his office on Air Force One as he arrives at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Friday, ... read more >>
Pastor Touré Roberts
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 26 November 2014
How has this man of God made church cool for millennials in the entertainment industry?  Touré Roberts is the founder of One Church International, one of the fastest growing churches in Los Angeles with ... read more >>
Florida 'warning shot' case ends in plea deal
Written by Derek Kinner (Associated Press) 25 November 2014
A woman accused of firing a gun at her estranged husband and his two sons in what she said was self-defense took a plea deal in a case that first got attention because her attorneys used Florida's "stand ... read more >>
Obama appeals for calm after Ferguson decision
Written by Josh Lederman (Associated Press) 25 November 2014
President Barack Obama speaks to the media in the briefing room of the White House, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Washington, after the Ferguson grand jury decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson ... read more >>
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 >>

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