Patti Austin to Headline Brotherhood Dinner
Written by Biko N. Poindexter Hodge (Intern) 05 November 2010
Patti Austin It is a noteworthy occasion when Patti Austin is scheduled to be the premier entertainer at an extravaganza honoring Ms. Nancy Wilson; in musical terms it portends to be a distaff, lethal ... read more >>
Mehserle's Sentence
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 November 2010
Oscar Grant The community is waiting to see: will the sentencing fit the crime?By Yussuf J. SimmondsAt the end of his trial earlier this year, the sentencing of the former BART police officer, Johannes ... read more >>
Tabor led the pack but misses the mark in election to remain Inglewood's Mayor
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 04 November 2010
By Francis Taylor, Sentinel Contributing WriterBecause he needed 50 percent of the votes plus one, Mayor Daniel “Danny” Tabor is scheduled for a run-off in January against James Butts who appeared ... read more >>
Horton Make History, Elected to the Board of Equalization
Written by Super User 04 November 2010
Jerome E. Horton makes history by garnering the votes to win a seat on the California State Board of Equalization. Created in 1879 to ensure statewide uniformity in county property tax assessment practices, ... read more >>
"What do you mean 'it's a duck?!'"
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 04 November 2010
Gussie Powell Lee holding her homegrown attraction.The 'Tomato Duck'Local lady with a green thumb make an amazing discovery.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterEvery once in a while, an interesting ... read more >>
Nancy Wilson to receive the Bremond-Bakewell Award
Written by Ginger Campell 27 October 2010
Ms. Nancy Wilson, HonoreeAfter decades in the spotlight, Ms. Nancy Wilson’s star is still shining more brightly than everBy Ginger CampbellSpecial to the Los Angeles SentinelNancy Wilson, song stylist ... read more >>
Burlington Coat Factory Opens in Compton
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 27 October 2010
Months in the making, the retail giant has finally opened in Compton and is another boost in the city's efforts to make a better place to live, work and play.By Yussuf J. SimmondsManaging EditorThere are ... read more >>
Local teens got to visit 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 21 October 2010
Crenshaw Digital Media students. From Left to Right: Bryce Bailey 10th, Kevin Rivera 10th, Mia Henry 11th, Daphne Bradford, Founder & CEO of Mother of Many, Trestan Fairweather 11th, Esaul Parra 10th, ... read more >>
Compton City Attorney Scores Victory in Complex Fraud Case
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 21 October 2010
The amount of fraud that is pervasive in many city government, Compton is doing something recovering its stolen fundsSentinel Staff Report The City Attorney of Compton, Craig J. Cornwell, won jury verdicts ... read more >>
Taste of Soul Beer Garden to help those in need
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 14 October 2010
The Garden will be one of the main attractions at this year's Taste of Soul. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterTaste of Soul is sure to be the happening place Sat., Oct. 16. From entertainment ... read more >>
It's Here, Taste of Soul
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 14 October 2010
Phil PerryAlana HylandCymphonique MillThe 5th Annual Taste of Soul is kicking off this Saturday on Crenshaw Blvd!By Brain W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterYou've missed it. It seems like it's been gone way ... read more >>
Ernest Lee Thomas is what's happenin'!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 14 October 2010
Ernest Lee Thomas Thomas will be at Taste of Soul promoting a new book and greeting the crowd. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterWe all remember him as Roger "Raj" Thomas from the popular late ... read more >>
Mother of Many gives students a jumpstart in life skills
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 14 October 2010
Mother of Many program, "Cooking Live with Crenshaw and Dorsey" Daphne Bradford wants to enrich student lives by giving them valuable exposure to a variety of skills. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff ... read more >>
ICEF Charter School at risk of closing
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 October 2010
According to news report, 4500 students may be forced to find alternative education and 90 percent of them are African AmericansBy Brian Carter, Sentinel Staff Writer         The Inner City Education ... read more >>
TEARFUL CELEBRATION MARKS OPENING OF NEW SKATE PARK
Written by Contributing News 01 October 2010
The dedication of the new Charmette Bonpua Skate Park at Rancho Cienega Park was a tearful celebration.  Led by Councilmember Herb Wesson and Rob Dyrdek, world renowned skateboard champion and MTV star ... read more >>
4th ANNUAL WALK FOR LUPUS NOW SURPASSES FUNDRAISING GOAL
Written by Contributing Writer 01 October 2010
Photo of Team Captains with 2 team members (all lupus survivors) left to right: Stephanie Scoggins, walker, Terry Simon, walker, Pamela Bernard, captain, and Wendy Rodgers, Co-CaptainPhoto by Herbert Lewis4th ... read more >>
Ralph's Midtown shopper won the Truck!!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 September 2010
It was the right key for Juanita Rodriguez!Ralph's event The new Ralph's Signature store gave away a new Ford truck to a lucky neighborhood shopper. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff writerOn September ... read more >>
Congresswoman Watson and Councilwoman Perry Honored
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 September 2010
 Congresswoman Diane Watson (center) poses with members of Tau Tau Omega Chapter and scholarship recipients. (Photo by Jason Lewis)By Jason LewisSentinel Sports EditorThe ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha, ... read more >>
Camp Wesson a Hit for Community At-Risk Youth
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
CAMP WESSON: Over 100 at-risk youngsters were treated to a 3-day, 2-night summer camping trip to Camp Hollywoodland in Griffith Park hosted by Councilmember Herb Wesson and Project SAVE. read more >>
Richardson Announces $100K Grant for Youth Entrepreneur Training
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
Congresswoman Laura Richardson Announces a $100,000 Grant for Entrepreneur Business Training for Youth in Watts, Willowbrook and ComptonCongresswoman Laura Richardson announced that Long Beach Community ... read more >>
Re-enacting Dr. King’s Dream
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 September 2010
 In Washington D.C.Reclaim the Dream RallyDr. King: His Spirit Lives On!On the 47th anniversary of Dr. King's "March on Washington," many believe that the conservatives' rally was reactionary and counter-productiveBy ... read more >>
Sup. Ridley-Thomas Honors ‘Living Legends’ of the 2nd District
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2010
 Julia Lee and Supervisor Mark Ridley-ThomasSupervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas led the Board of Supervisors in recognizing three Second District Living Legends: Rosa Contreras, 110, Lee Gibson, 100 and Julia ... read more >>
LABSC Meets an Actor and He’s a Gentleman...
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 August 2010
 Elizabeth "Betty" Johnson Chairperson of LASBC, actor and author Lou Gossett Jr., Brenda Marsh-Mitchell president/founder of Mothers In Action, Berlinda Fontenot-Jamerson Director of MAAALA.LASBC joined ... read more >>
Thousands of Compton children receive school supplies
Written by Jason Lewis (Staff Writer) 26 August 2010
 Thousands of Compton students received backpacks, pens, pencils, scissors, notebooks and binders at the back to school event. (Photo by Jason Lewis)Project IMPACT and World Vision fill a need to ensure ... read more >>
Cooley’s Retaliation Record Against Union Members Threatens
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
Steve Cooley's Record of Retaliation Against Union Members Threatens Republican Nominee's Campaign for Attorney General Republican Attorney General Candidate Steve Cooley's lengthy record of anti-union ... read more >>