Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Supervisor Ridley Thomas Celebrates Juneteenth and Civil Rights
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 27 June 2014
  13th annual event brings out the best food, music and powerbrokers Each food station at the Estate of Charles Quarles in Baldwin Hills told a story, a rich and historical heritage from whence Soul ... read more >>
California ‘Super Lawyer’ Appointed Judge of Superior Court
Written by Jennifer Bihm Sentinel Staff Writer 27 June 2014
(l to r): Rupert Byrdsong along with his colleagues at Ivie, McNeill and Wyatt;  Rickey Ivie, Eulanda Lynn Matthews, Robert McNeill, W. Keith Wyatt and Byron Michael Purcell. Byrdsong was among eight ... read more >>
MLK Hospital set to reopen
Written by Kimberlee Buck Sentinel Intern newsroom@lasentinel.net 27 June 2014
  The reopening of the hospital is scheduled for early 2015 The embattled Los Angeles’ Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital is set to reopen in early 2015 according to hospital officials, giving residents ... read more >>
Wesson Says ‘Thank You’ to City Employees
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 June 2014
Showing appreciation has been, and continues to be the theme at Council President Herb Wesson’s annual City Employees Appreciation Luncheon. Hosted at his District Office, this year’s event drew ... read more >>
Overwhelmed by Grief
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 27 June 2014
Hundreds flock to Watts to mourn another murdered teenager The sun was peeking through the clouds on Thursday June 19 as hundreds of teenage students from Washington Prep High School and family members ... read more >>
Yee Leading in Run for State Controller
Written by City News Service 26 June 2014
Caption: State Board of Equalization member Betty Yee holds a 318-vote lead over Assembly Speaker Emeritus John Perez in the see-saw race for the second spot on the November ballot for state controller. ... read more >>
‘Becoming a Father Changed my Life’
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 12 June 2014
 “Having [my son] saved my life,” young father Jovan told the Sentinel. “As he grows up I just want it to be safe for him. I want him to be safe and get an education.” (photo by Jennifer Bihm) Local ... read more >>
The Brotherhood Crusade and West L.A. College Partner to Help College Students
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 June 2014
“We’ve found this model to be a good way to help students make the transition from high school into the community college system,” said Dr. Ray Ivey, EdD, the Brotherhood Crusade’s college ... read more >>
Morehouse Alumni to Hold Annual Fundraiser
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 June 2014
The Greater Los Angeles Morehouse Alumni Association is preparing for its annual pancake breakfast fundraiser. The fundraiser will be held from 9:00am- 12:30am at Antioch Baptist Church - 1535 ... read more >>
Morehouse Alumni to Hold Annual Fundraiser
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 June 2014
The Greater Los Angeles Morehouse Alumni Association is preparing for its annual pancake breakfast fundraiser. The fundraiser will be held from 9:00am- 12:30am at Antioch Baptist Church - 1535 ... read more >>
VOTE: Election Day is June 3!
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 02 June 2014
To vote is not just a right, but also a privilege and in the African American community it is our responsibility to exercise our fundamental rights and make sure that our voices are heard. Since the Voting ... read more >>
California Science Center Presents 16th Annual Discovery Ball
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 May 2014
L.A. Sentinel Publisher Danny Bakewell Sr., Raul Anaya and their wives join Science Center State Board Chair Jeff Rudolph at the Science Center’s premiere of “Pompeii.” Amidst the Splendor and ... read more >>
A Grandmother’s Final Goodbye
Written by Nicole Williams, Princess Manasseh, Sentinel Staff Writers 29 May 2014
SELFLESS: Michael Myvett was a father-figure to his siblings, a therapist to autistic children in his occupation and a chaperone many high school students looked up to. (Photo Courtesy of Family) ‘Michael ... read more >>
Lupus Survivor Kimberly Williams to co-host Lupus Fundraiser June 7
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 29 May 2014
Lupus survivor Kimberly Williams didn’t think she would be alive, but she is and will be joining her friend Therese Green and the Lupus Foundation of Southern California at the African American Firefighters ... read more >>
A Big Day for Percy Pinkney
Written by Allison Arnold Sentinel Contributing Writer 22 May 2014
  (L to R): Councilwoman Myrtle Cole and Percy Pinkney Hundreds of people gathered recently to pay tribute to Percy Pinkney in a multi-city birthday and awards celebration recently. Pinkney, current ... read more >>
CAWS Convention ‘Voyage Into Recovery’ Kicks off in Long Beach
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 May 2014
The 30th annual Cocaine Anonymous World Service Convention will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Long Beach, CA from May 22 through May 26. The global, world and regional members of Cocaine Anonymous  ... read more >>
Bridge Proposal to Help Pedestrians Avoid Homeless Downtown
Written by City News Service 22 May 2014
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously backed a pedestrian bridge at the Da Vinci apartments in downtown Los Angeles May 16, that would allow its future dwellers to avoid nearby homeless encampments. ... read more >>
Counterfeit Bill Overcomes Committee Hurdle
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 May 2014
California State Board of Equalization Chairman Jerome E. Horton issued the following statement upon passage of BOE-sponsored Assembly Bill 2681 (Dababneh) out of the Assembly Committee on Revenue and ... read more >>
Michael Jace, ‘The Shield’ actor, charged with murder in shooting death of wife
Written by Associated Press 22 May 2014
The 51-year-old actor could face 50 years to life in state prison if convicted. He is being held in lieu of $2 million bail. Prosecutors charged actor Michael Jace, who played a police officer in the ... read more >>
McKenna Is In Familiar Territory
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 22 May 2014
There is no doubt that there are overwhelming issues facing the students of District 1 and several qualified candidates have stood up to champion the task. However, George McKenna is by far the best ... read more >>
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Los Angeles Recidivism Reduction Pilot Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 May 2014
Harris says: “We must reject the false choice of being ‘tough’ or ‘soft’ on crime.” Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced the creation of a recidivism reduction pilot program ... read more >>
It’s Time for Donald Sterling to Go! No Apology Necessary
Written by Danny Bakewell Jr Sentinel Executive Editor 15 May 2014
Have you ever sat back and watched a violent car crash? Well Donald Sterling’s tirade on CNN’s AC 360 with Anderson Cooper was the equivalent of watching a drunk driver speed down the street out ... read more >>
Graduation Rates at LA’s Promise Supported Schools Continue to Rise
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 May 2014
Manual Arts High students - According to figures released by the California Department of Education, Manual Arts Senior High School and West Adams Preparatory High School have once again surpassed the ... read more >>
L.A. NAACP Interim President Wants to Return Sterling Donations
Written by City News Service 08 May 2014
NAACP Los Angeles Chapter’s Interim President Lorraine Miller, in a message addressed to ``civil rights activists,'' vowed that changes would be made in the operation of the chapter. The chapter's ... read more >>
Banking with a Purpose
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Contributing Writer 08 May 2014
  Bank of America Executive Felix Whittaker Specializes in 501c3 lending Growing up, Felix Whittaker was part of a tight knit family.  The child of two hard working parents Whittaker learned the value ... read more >>

 

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