Friday, May 22, 2015
Inglewood P.D. Introduces New Training
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 November 2008
The Inglewood Police Department is introducing new tactical training that is designed to teach officers how to react to potentially deadly situations with more caution.  Police Chief Jacuqeline ... read more >>
Police Arrest 15 in 'Purchasing for Minors' Sting
Written by City News Service 06 November 2008
CNS--Fifteen people were arrested for purchasing alcohol for minors during a two-day "shoulder tap" operation in Lancaster and Palmdale, authorities said. The sting began on Friday October ... read more >>
Doctor Pleas Guilty to Illegal Prescriptions
Written by City News Service 06 November 2008
CNS--A Los Angeles doctor agreed to plead guilty to federal charges for writing prescriptions for the narcotic OxyContin for people she never met in exchange for cash, federal prosecutors announced. ... read more >>
L.A. Man Sentenced to Death for Murders in 1999 and 2000
Written by City News Service 06 November 2008
    CNS--A death sentence was handed down last week for a man who murdered two women and a teenager in their homes, raped two of the victims and sexually assaulted an 8-year-old girl in the Athens ... read more >>
DNA will help Find 1980s Killer, Police Say
Written by City News Service 06 November 2008
CNS--Los Angeles police are taking DNA samples from johns arrested in South Los Angeles prostitution stings in an effort to find a man who has killed 11 young black women since the mid-80s, it was ... read more >>
Schwarzenegger Creates Tax Commission
Written by City News Service 06 November 2008
CNS--Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed an executive order on October 30, creating the bipartisan Commission on the 21st Century Economy to re- examine the state's tax laws in an attempt to end ... read more >>
Propositions Stir Debate
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 October 2008
One of the most historic elections of this country's existence is upon us. Senator Barack Obama's popularity has blown him past rock star status. He has captured the nations attention. As much ... read more >>
'Middle Class' Joining the Homeless on Skid Row
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 October 2008
CNS--In a county that has more than 250,000 millionaires, the number of homeless continues to increase and now the faces of the homeless have changed to include lawyers, business owners, pre-med ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade to Unveil New Programs as Part of 40th Anniversary Celebration
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 30 October 2008
Forty years ago a group of men and women calling themselves The Black Congress sat down to create an agenda and possible solutions for issues that affected the black community. Their think tank called ... read more >>
The Vote of Our Lifetime
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 30 October 2008
African Americans Turnout Will Determine History By Kenneth Miller, Sentinel Managing Editor By Evan Barnes, Sentinel Staff Writer It’s happening from the stone mountains in Georgia to the ... read more >>
‘Taste of Soul’ town hall meeting
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 October 2008
The energy that was apparent during the town hall meeting underscored how the African American is becoming engaged in the politics process. Much has been said about the town hall meeting format ... read more >>
The Los Angeles Urban League announces Community Event
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 23 October 2008
Cynthia Loo Running for Superior Court
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 23 October 2008
"I think it's time for me to get more things done," said L.A. Superior Court Officer Cynthia Loo. To do that, she needs to win the title of judge during this year's election. But ... read more >>
Gas prices drop much slower than oil prices
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 October 2008
Oil prices have plummeted, which has given us relief at the pump, but it does not appear that the gas stations are dropping their prices at the same rate as the oil prices are dropping. When oil was ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa Urges Employers to Consider Former Offenders
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 October 2008
 Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa pictured with Matthew Cate, Secretary for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa, the Workforce ... read more >>
Sentinel ‘Taste of Soul’ Attracts 105,000
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 23 October 2008
Just as R&B legend Brian McKnight and famed jazz musician Boney James were finishing their sets on the Wave Stage and Chante Moore was belting her last notes on the Radio Free Stage, sundown signaled ... read more >>
Voter Registration Deadline Oct. 20th
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 October 2008
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE APPROACHING Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean Logan today reminded Los Angeles County residents that the voter registration deadline for the upcoming November ... read more >>
Villaraigosa Unveils South L.A. Plan
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 October 2008
Jason Lewis for SentinelCouncilmember Jan Perry,?Councilman Bernard Parks and Mayor Antonio VillaraigosaAreas of South Los Angeles will be receiving a badly needed facelift. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio ... read more >>
Parks Against Union Money
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 October 2008
As a city councilman and former police chief, Bernard Parks has been serving the people of Los Angeles for over 40 years and would continue to serve as the next county supervisor. Like the rest of the ... read more >>
13 California Charter Schools Awarded with Certified Charter School Honor
Written by City News Service 16 October 2008
CNS - The California Charter Schools Association announced last Wednesday that 13 public charter schools, including six in the Southland, were named “Certified Charter Schools,” bringing ... read more >>
Census Report Reveals Depth of County Health Crisis
Written by City News Service 16 October 2008
CNS - Nearly one-fourth of Los Angeles County residents lacked health insurance coverage in 2005, according to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau. Of the roughly 8.7 million Los Angeles County ... read more >>
Area Landscape Improvements Included in Improved (CSD) for Baldwin Hills Oil
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 16 October 2008
The ‘Urban Restoration’ project will add innovative landscaping improvements to the proposed CSD for Baldwin Hills oil drilling. The oil and gas mining operations in the area are the largest ... read more >>
Smooth Hype brings hip-hop fitness to Taste of Soul
Written by Super User 14 October 2008
Most people coming to Taste to Soul this Saturday look forward to the food and entertainment first, but there will be plenty of quality vendors to let you know what’s going on in the community.Coming ... read more >>
Weak Defense Might Yield Life Sentence for Local Man Who Claims Innocence
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 October 2008
Makeitha Christon’s life hangs in the balance while he awaits a sentence hearing, where it is expected that the 25-year-old resident of Los Angeles will be given a life sentence for a crime that ... read more >>

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OV Smith Honored for Years of Community Service
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 October 2008
OV Smith has been doing good deeds in the Los Angeles areas for many years. This past Saturday she was honored by many guest, including Congresswomen Maxine Waters and Diane Watson, Senator Rod Wright, ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash