Freedom Riders honored with Calif. Museum Exhibit
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2011
Speaker Pérez, Legislative Black Caucus Honor Legacy of Freedom Riders with California Museum ExhibitSACRAMENTO - Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) recently took part in the opening of the California ... read more >>
Staples to Open at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in 2011
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 2011
Office supply store signs lease; will occupy new building adjacent to the mall The new year is off to a great start at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza with the signing of a lease with Staples, the world's ... read more >>
For the Love of Color: A Retrospective Fashion Exhibit in Honor of Black History Month
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 2011
Macy's, Ebony and Fashion Fair Cosmetics Honors Eunice W. Johnson...The Vision Behind Ebony Fashion Fair This Black History Month, Macy's Department Stores and Johnson Publishing Company are celebrating ... read more >>
Inglewood: There’s No Place Like Home
Written by Danny Bakewell Jr. 10 February 2011
Juresha Maples, project engineer Photo by Malcolm Ali Juresha Maples grew up in Inglewood, went to college in Florida and is now serving as the IUSD example of how home-grown talent is the best talent ... read more >>
Mayor Honors Sugar Ray, Bakewell and Freedom Riders
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 February 2011
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (center); Sugar Ray Leonard (right); Danny J. Bakewell Sr. (left); and Buffalo Soldiers. Photo by Jason Lewis (L to R) Councilman Bernard Parks, Mayor Villaraigosa, Councilman ... read more >>
Black History Month in Compton
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 February 2011
Entering the Compton zone In continuing its thrust to birth a new Compton, the city is embarking on an ambitious plan to celebrate Black History month.The following activities will take place throughout ... read more >>
Governor Brown Addresses State of California
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 03 February 2011
Gov. Brown's budget proposal will mean the continued erosion to necessary programs, facilities and education.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterGovernor Brown gave his state of the state address ... read more >>
Get Ready for the Job Fair
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 03 February 2011
The 4th Annual Job Fair will start at 10:00am in Exposition Park with employers from numerous companies.By Brian W. Carter, Staff WriterThere will be a number of employers, businesses and organizations ... read more >>
L.A. Regional Foodbank Receives Grant to “Green” Its Facilities
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 February 2011
Grant will help the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank save $53,493 a yearAs hunger relief organizations continue to look for new ways to serve an increasing number of families who need help putting food ... read more >>
Dr. Ronald E. McNair Remembered
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 January 2011
25th Anniversary of the Challenger Space Shuttle Disaster, Ronald E. McNail Elementary School Hosts McNair Foundation Founder and President McNair Elementary School and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Tau Tau ... read more >>
4th Annual Job Fair
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 27 January 2011
The annual job fair is coming next month and ready to get people working once again.By Brian W. Carter, Staff WriterThe recession may be over, but unemployment is still running high. Many people were laid ... read more >>
Mitrice Richardson Image Illegally Used in Facebook Online Marketing Campaign
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 27 January 2011
 Dead Accurate Marketing is in hot water after illegally using a photo of Mitrice Richardson in a marketing campaign on Facebook for my.onlineeducationdepartment.org, a website promoting vocational degrees.Richardson, ... read more >>
Wesson Lights Up the 10th District
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 27 January 2011
Councilman Herb Wesson and soccer team As councilman, Herb Wesson has created a quality of life for the 10th district residents that stresses economic growth and a healthy standard of living via parks ... read more >>
Parks Pulls Marlton Square Out of Bankruptcy
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 January 2011
Marlton Square. Photo by Jason LewisArea to be developed. Photo by Jason Lewis Demolition to Begin Shortly on the former Santa Barbara Plaza, Construction to Restart on Buckingham Place Senior ApartmentsCouncilmember ... read more >>
Obama’s ‘Union’: ‘Move Together or Not at All’
Written by Ben Feller (AP White House Correspondent) 27 January 2011
President Barack Obama is applauded by Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, while delivering his State of the Union address. (AP ... read more >>
James Butts, Mayor-Elect of Inglewood
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 January 2011
James Butts, Mayor-Elect of InglewoodAfter a final tally, the Inglewood city clerk announced Butts as the winner  By Sentinel StaffFor the past 12 months, the city of Inglewood has held three elections ... read more >>
Surviving Katrina: A Family's Story
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 20 January 2011
From Left to Right: Deane Tanner, granddaughter, Evher Peace, and daughter, Divine. Photo By Brian W. Carter Deane Tanner survived one of the worst disasters ever with courage and the kindness of strangers.By ... read more >>
The Nation honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 20 January 2011
Attorney General, Kamala HarrisParade in motionLocal radio station, Hot 92.3                 Photos by Brian W. Carter Martin Luther King Jr. was celebrated locally and nationally as people all ... read more >>
Freed After Being Convicted of Multiple Counts of Robbery
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 January 2011
Attorney Earl C. BroadyMaria Newton, 45 of Hollywood, was accused by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office of participating in a robbery of Washington Mutual Bank in Santa Clarita on April ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Praises Signing of Vital Legislation to Extend DERA Act
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 January 2011
Bill will create jobs, save lives and improve nation's air qualityWASHINGTON, D.C.--Tuesday, Congresswoman Laura Richardson (D-CA 37) praised President Obama signing into law the Diesel Emissions Reduction ... read more >>
Michael Richardson thanks community for getting FBI involved in daughter’s death investigation
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Special to Sentinel) 13 January 2011
Michael Richardson and Jasmyne Cannick arrive for a press conference with Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca where Baca declared that the remains found in Malibu Canyon belong to Mitrice Richardson. Photo ... read more >>
L.A. County Partners with Supvr. Ridley – Thomas and Activist Dolores C. Huerta
Written by Super User 13 January 2011
L.A. County Partners with Supervisor Ridley-Thomas and Activist Dolores C. Huerta to Deliver Important Message of Food Assistance for Families Struggling During Economic Downturn Hoping to reach those ... read more >>
Karly Jeter: Courageous Rose Parade Rider
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 January 2011
Photos by Jeffrey P. Cutting of Kaiser Permanente Karly Jeter who lives in Inglewood, was one of ten Kaiser Permanente patients who were selected to ride on the healthcare provider's Rose Parade float ... read more >>
Speaker Perez: A Good Start
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 13 January 2011
A week ago, there was a hue-and-cry in the Black community after it was reported that there were no Blacks in the Speaker's Nine-person leadership team.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorA report ... read more >>
Maxcy Filer, a legend…STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 13 January 2011
By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorMAXCY D. FILER. Next to the definition of the word, "persistent," there should be a picture of Maxcy D. Filer, for he has probably sat on the California State ... read more >>