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Jamiel Shaw Jr. Remembered
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 13 March 2008
  Jamiel Shaw SrJamiel Shaw, Jr’s Burial Coincides with Alleged Killer’s Capture On a beautiful Southern California school day, Jamiel Shaw, Jr., the Most Valuable Player (MVP) ... read more >>
Terrorism in Los Angeles
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 13 March 2008
Terrorism in Los AngelesMalcolm Ali PhotoSENSELESS TRAGEDY: This painful last look by Jamiel Shaw Sr. and his wife Anita Shaw as they view for the last time the body of their son Jamiel Shaw, Jr. This ... read more >>
Dymally Seconds Bass’ Speaker Nomination
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 06 March 2008
Assemblywoman Karen Bass, D-Los Angeles, will become the first African American woman to hold the post of Assembly Speaker in the United States, and following the customary nomination by the incumbent ... read more >>
Waters Divides $7 Million Between District Leaders
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 06 March 2008
Congresswoman Maxine Waters secured $7 million this year for projects in her district, which includes South Central Los Angeles and Inglewood, she announced in February. “In this time of economic ... read more >>
Tennie Pierce: $1.5 Million White Firefighters: $1.6 Million
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 06 March 2008
There is much ‘buzz’ in the community about the two White fire captains who received a combined $1.6 million to settle their reverse discrimination lawsuit against the City of Los Angeles ... read more >>

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Compton on the Move: New Banks and Talks of Bringing Back Own Police Department
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 March 2008
Photo by Ms. ShonLeft to right: Councilman Isadore Hall, Councilwoman Yvonne Arceneaux, Councilwoman Lillie Dobson, Mayor Eric Perrodin, Supervisor Yvonne Burke, City Clerk Alita Godwin, Councilwoman Barbara ... read more >>
17-year-old Jamiel Shaw Gunned Down
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 06 March 2008
He was a star student and athlete,now he is another innocent casualty of the gang violence plaguing our streets With his mother serving a second tour of duty in Iraq, 17-year old Los Angeles High School ... read more >>
Karen Bass Makes History
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 06 March 2008
By Jennifer Bihm Sentinel Staff Writer Yussuf J. Simmonds Sentinel Assistant Managing Editor She possesses both power and poise and her leadership has made her the first African American woman in U.S. ... read more >>
Funds Granted to Statewide Affordable Housing Projects
Written by City News Service 28 February 2008
CNS - Visiting an affordable housing project in Los Angeles, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced Feb. 20 the distribution of $73 million for 40 similar developments across the state, and said the federal ... read more >>
Local Alpha Kappa Alpha Chapters to Host 79th Annual Regional Conference
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 28 February 2008
Themed: “Everything’s Coming Up Roses - Celebrating 100 Years of Service with Alpha Kappa Alpha” and “Step Up to Extraordinary Service Program” (ESP), the Southern California ... read more >>
Mayor Sets Goal of Moving 100,000 Angelenos Into 'Living Wage' Jobs
Written by Alice Walton 28 February 2008
CNS - Education and job training are key to moving 100,000 Angelenos into quality jobs by July 2010, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has said. As part of the mayor’s six-strategy Economic Action Plan, ... read more >>
Compton Firefighters and Engineers Awarded
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 28 February 2008
 (Front row left to right) Thomas Benjamin, Captain Robert  Mendez, Engineer Samuel Harper, Chris Barnes, Michael Greene, Council-woman  Lillie Dobson, Councilwoman Yvonne Arceneaux. (Back ... read more >>
Baldwin Village Fire Station Gets Major $14 Million Facelift
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 28 February 2008
Baldwin Village Fire Station Groundbreak-ing: Left to right: Los Angeles City Fire Chief Douglas Barry, Councilmember Herb Wesson, Jr., Public Works Commissioner Valerie Lynn Shaw and City Engineer Gary ... read more >>
More Than 2,000 Homeless Served on Skid Row
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 28 February 2008
Photo by Robert TorrenceVolunteers, sponsors and supporters participate in serving the homeless on Skid Row.Mothers In Action, Brotherhood Crusade, L.A. Sentinel, Wal-Mart and the Labor Union, L.A. County ... read more >>
South LA Receives Tools for Community Transformation
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 21 February 2008
On Saturday, February 16 Time Warner Cable unveiled the newly built technology center at Community Coalition at 8101 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90044. California State Assembly Majority Leader ... read more >>
BMOTOA Wins Three Awards for Excellence in Marketing and Communications
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 21 February 2008
Pictured (L-R): Anita I. Johnson-Patty, general manager, communications (The Americas), Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation; Tommy Thompson, deputy director general, Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and ... read more >>
Ports to Receive Funding to Increase Security
Written by City News Service 21 February 2008
CNS - The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will receive $18 million from the state to help increase security and enhance training programs for emergency personnel, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has ... read more >>
A Celebration of Life and Legacy
Written by Christine Sabathia 21 February 2008
LAPD mortorcycle officers’ procession heads towards Holy Cross Cemetery. –Photo by Ian Foxx10,000 honor Officer Randal D. Simmons during day-long service Thousands of people paid their final ... read more >>
Parks Leads Team to Keep Trojans at Coliseum
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 21 February 2008
Councilman Parks Uses His Shrewd Negotiating Skills and Leads for a “Win-Win” for Community, USC and Football Fans. In his last act as Coliseum Commission President, Council-member ... read more >>
Will it All Come Down to Super Delegates?
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 21 February 2008
“Superdelegate:” it’s become the buzzword for 2008, raising some loaded questions. Is the average joe Democrat capable of choosing his presidential nominee or does he need the judgement ... read more >>
Presidential Hopeful Hillary Clinton Visits Inglewood
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 14 February 2008
Congresswoman Maxine Waters(left) joins aspiring democratic presidential nominee, Congresswoman Hillary Clinton (right), in the family room of Tony Wafford.Just before the election on Super Tuesday, Senator ... read more >>
L.A. City Council Honors Longtime Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke
Written by By Alice Walton, CNS 14 February 2008
As part of the city’s observance of African American Heritage Month, Councilmembers Herb Wesson, Bernard C. Parks and Jan Perry sponsored an exhibit on the Bridge Gallery honoring Los Angeles County ... read more >>
Isadore Hall Becomes Sheriff Reserve Officer
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 14 February 2008
Councilman Hall Presented with a Certificate of Completion: Sheriff Leroy D. Baca, Councilman Isadore Hall and Captain William M. Ryan-Compton Sheriff Station. Loud cheers and waves of pride filled ... read more >>
Black AIDS Institute: 'Heroes in the Struggle'
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 February 2008
Many in the Black community have now come to realize that HIV/AIDS is devastating the community and it has become a national epidemic that needs the immediate attention of the entire community/country. ... read more >>
Our Hero Lost
Written by Christine Sabathia 14 February 2008
It didn’t take long for our phone lines to be flooded with calls or the doors to be swung open with community members in mourning, all wanting to share what Officer Randal D. Simmons meant to them ... read more >>



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