Mayor Villaraigosa takes a stand
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 March 2011
Broad Coalition of Community Members Declare Support for Tax Extension That Could Be on the Ballot as Early as June, Would Help Prevent a $6 Billion Hit to K-12 and College Funding Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa ... read more >>
Warning: Earthquake! Are We Ready for This?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 March 2011
The events in Japan have highlighted the need for earthquake (disaster) preparedness at all levels; for in California, it's not if but when the 'big one' will strikeBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing ... read more >>
Gregg Irish Honored as Trailblazer
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2011
Benbow (r).Department General Manager Richard collaborates with Community Development works for Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and he As Executive Director of the WIB, Irish(center) Trailblazer  recipients ... read more >>
BOXER STATEMENT ON EARTHQUAKE IN JAPAN, TSUNAMI IN THE PACIFIC
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2011
BOXER STATEMENT ON EARTHQUAKE IN JAPAN, TSUNAMI IN THE PACIFIC Washington, D.C. – Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) released the following statement today after a devastating 8.9 earthquake struck Japan ... read more >>
Millions of Fish Wash-up in King Harbor and Redondo Beach Areas
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2011
Dead fish float in the King Harbor area of Redondo Beach, south of Los Angeles, Tuesday, March 8, 2011. Millions of fish washed up dead in the harbor, triggering a cleanup effort by the city. (AP Photo/Alex ... read more >>
MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA ISSUES STATEMENT ON 8.9 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE IN JAPAN
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2011
MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA ISSUES STATEMENT ON 8.9 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE IN JAPAN LOS ANGELES - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today issued the following statement on the earthquake in Japan: “On behalf of all ... read more >>
Los Angeles NAACP Host 2011 National Convention
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2011
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The 102nd Annual NAACP Convention will convene in Los Angeles, July 23 - 28, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, in surrounding Downtown LA Live. Under the theme: Affirming America's ... read more >>
Make Good Happen in the Garden
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 March 2011
Lotus on the Nile Wellness Center in Los Angeles is hosting a yearlong series of workshops beginning March12th that teach the art of urban gardening. Whether you are a novice or an experienced gardener,  ... read more >>
26TH ANNUAL WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARD
Written by Sentinel Newswire 03 March 2011
 Forescee Hogan-RowlesFORESCEE HOGAN-ROWLES NAMED SECOND DISTRICT HONOREE FOR 26TH ANNUAL WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARD Los Angeles—Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas is pleased to announce that Forescee Hogan-Rowles, ... read more >>
Understanding the Propositions
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 03 March 2011
 Councilwoman Jan Perry of the 9th DistrictCouncilwoman Jan Perry speaks on the propositions in the upcoming elections and the importance of the vote.By Brian W. Carter. Sentinel Staff WriterJan Perry ... read more >>
California NAACP Says Lack of Staff Diversity Will Present Future Problems for Redistricting Commission
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
Ethnic Diversity should be a top priority in the Selection of Commission Staff SACRAMENTO, CA--The California State NAACP issued the following statement regarding today's selection of the staff for the ... read more >>
Danette Meyers: ‘Straight Outta Compton’
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 February 2011
Will Compton produce the next District Attorney of Los Angeles County?Danette Meyers came "Straight Outta Compton" and as a veteran prosecutor, she is heading in that directionBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
SPECIAL BULLETIN MISSING PERSON: Raven Joy Campbell
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 February 2011
SPECIAL BULLETINMISSING PERSONCampbell, Raven Joy FB/31D.O.B.: 12-08-19775'04", 178 lbs., black hair, brown eyes.Unknown clothing description.FCN #2320921200314NCIC #M238243233Detectives from the Los ... read more >>
NAWBO Launches Accelerated Growth Series
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 February 2011
The NAWBO Institute for Entrepreneurial Development is a nonprofit educational foundation of the National Association of Women Business Owners(r) that strives to strengthen the wealth-creating capacity ... read more >>
Mentoring a future broadcaster
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 February 2011
Mentoring a future broadcaster - South Park Elementary School studentCedric Crook was among the student stand-outs at a recent "NBA Cares"event held at the school. Part of the NBA's All-Star festivities, ... read more >>
Inglewood Honors James V. Brown Jr. Retirement Celebration
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 February 2011
James Vernon Brown Jr. Inglewood Honors James V. Brown Jr. for 26-1/2 Years of ServiceGizelle Carol Raines-Brown Hosts Retirement Celebration for Husband, James Vernon Brown Jr.: The Man, His Family, His ... read more >>
“At Your Service” Salute Honors Top L.A. City Manager
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 February 2011
Wesson Leads African American Heritage Month TributeCouncilmember Herb Wesson was the leader of this years' Los Angeles City Council celebration of African American Heritage Month, which paid tribute ... read more >>
Inglewood All-Star Paul Pierce Comes Home
Written by Jasmyne Cannick (Special to the Sentinel) 25 February 2011
Inglewood Unified School District Board members welcome Paul Pierce to the community to meet the students (L to R): Arnold Butler (board president), Trina Williams, Gizelle Carol Raines-Brown, Pierce, ... read more >>
THE LEAGUE OF ALLIED ARTS' YEAR END GRATITUDE LIST
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 February 2011
As we begin a new year - 2011, The League of Allied Arts, a seventy year old African-American women's' arts organization, is grateful for:• Its longevity as we extend kudos to president, Deborah Beavers ... read more >>
Buffalo Wild Wings Celebrates Its Grand Opening!!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 February 2011
Grand Opening! Proud owners!Left to Right: Ken Lombard, President of Capri Urban Investors, LLC, Councilman Bernard Parks 8th District, BWW Franchisee, Edward Barnett, NBA Star and BWW Owner, Trevor ... read more >>
He saw, He did, He Flew!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 February 2011
Vance T. RobinsonAwards and HonorsVance T. Robinson flew his first solo flight and he's only 16 years old! By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterOn February 14, 16-year-old Vance T. Robinson set an ... read more >>
Wesson and Villaraigosa Kickoff Green Retrofit Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 February 2011
Creates Good Paying Green Jobs for Low Income AreasCouncilmember Herb Wesson and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined to officially kickoff the city's' Green Retrofit and Workforce Program at Vineyard Recreation ... read more >>
Debate Performance Spells Down for Hogan – Rowles
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 February 2011
President Barack Obama and Councilman Bernard C. Parks at a Fundraiser at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Trailing Massively to Parks in the CD8 Race, Unknown Candidate's Foul-Ups Push Her Even Further Behind ... read more >>
Janice Hahn Announces Run for Congress
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2011
Councilmember Janice Hahn announces run for Congress By Danny J. Bakewell Jr.Special Contributing Editor Just 24 hours after Congresswoman Jane Harmon announced she was retiring, Councilwoman Janice Hahn ... read more >>
Katrina Minor Came “Straight Outta Compton”
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2011
Katrina Minor, V/P of KinectaKatrina Minor came "Straight Outta Compton" to become the vice president of Kinecta Alternative Financial SolutionsKinecta Continues Commitment to Hiring Employees from the ... read more >>