Sergeant First Class Joseph Gantt Funeral Service Arrangements
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2013
Mrs. Clara Gantt and hundreds of mourners to pay final respects to deceased POW after 63 years Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 1PM INGLEWOOD, CA: Army Sergeant First Class Joseph Gantt, whose remains ... read more >>
Noel Foucher Retires After 40 Years Of Devoted Service
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 27 December 2013
Noel Foucher Vice President of the Bakewell Company and Director of Distribution for Bakewell Media is retiring as of January 1, 2014.  Noel has been dedicated to working in the community for the past ... read more >>
MyFriendshouseLA, proves that a house is more than a home
Written by Edward Rice, III Sentinel Contributing Writer 27 December 2013
MyfriendshouseLA volunteers prepare to distribute food to the needy This year, Christmas fell on a Wednesday and for many people in the southland and throughout the world signified the arrival of one ... read more >>
Activist/ Author Chronicles Oscar Grant Trial
Written by Staff and Wire Report 22 December 2013
Thandisizwe Chimurenga, journalist/author, activist and a Contributing Writer to the Los Angeles Sentinel and L.A. Watts Times Newspapers, has launched a fundraising project to publish her first book, ... read more >>
Somalia native right at home with U.S. Trust
Written by Brandon Brooks, Managing Editor, Kenneth Miller, Asst. Managing Editor & Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 19 December 2013
Dega Nalayeh, Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor for U.S Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management Nothing ever came easy for financial expert, Dega Nalayeh, but the Somalia native, ... read more >>
Hollywood Park Stumbles to Finish
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Asst. Managing Editor 19 December 2013
Historical Race Track Closes Down Most of the prominent faces associated with the glory days of Hollywood Park racetrack since it opened in 1938 are white, but the desperate bettors who tried to keep ... read more >>
Who Replaces Marguerite LaMotte?
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Asst. Managing Editor 19 December 2013
Acclaimed and retired educator George McKenna appears to be the best candidate. Dr. McKenna has been an educator, an administrator and a superintendent at the highest levels of education. He is well ... read more >>
Baldwin Hills Flood Survivor Sought
Written by Princess Manasseh 12 December 2013
OVERFLOWING: This aerial shot of the La Brea Avenue and Rodeo Road intersection gives a view of how extensive the flooding was from the Baldwin Hills Dam Failure Saturday, December 14 1963. PHOTO: Sentinel ... read more >>
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas takes Oath of Office
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 12 December 2013
    Assumes duties of California State Assembly member for the 54th District On Thursday December 5 the Honorable Sebastian Ridley-Thomas took his oath of office and assumed his official duties as ... read more >>
Wesson Offers Reward to Find Killer of 7 Year-Old
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 12 December 2013
Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson has announced a $75,000 reward for information in the shooting death of 7 year old Taalib Pecantte and the attempted murder of his mother Sawan Mock. Wesson ... read more >>
Marguerite LaMotte Leaves Lasting Legacy
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Asst. Managing Editor 12 December 2013
LaMotte reading with kids LAUSD Board Member Services Scheduled The Los Angeles Community and the massive Los Angeles Unified School District are still reeling after the stunning demise of treasured ... read more >>
TransAfrica Movement Had Many PartsThat Mobilized to Free Nelson Mandela
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Asst. Managing Editor 12 December 2013
  Randall Robinson (right), founder and now, president emiritus of TransAfrica and Nelson Mandela (Sentinel File Photo) The world continues to celebrate the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela who died ... read more >>
PHOTOS: Jesse Jackson Birthday
Written by Princess Manasseh 10 December 2013
Acclaimed Songstress Chaka Kahn was in attendance, even taking the stage after dinner to sing a couple songs Photo Robert Torrance Sentinel Photographer   Birthday Boy Jesse Jackson with long ... read more >>
Judge Cunningham Files Excessive Force Complaint
Written by Staff and Wire Report 06 December 2013
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David Cunningham III filed an excessive force complaint against UCLA Campus police recently, after they pulled him over and “roughed him up” over the Thanksgiving ... read more >>
JURY AWARDS $1.1M IN LOS ANGELES FIREFIGHTER RACIAL DISCRIMINATION SUIT
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 28 November 2013
A Los Angeles jury recently concluded that Jabari Jumaane, 53, an African-American firefighter who has been with the Los Angeles City Fire Department for 27-years had been the victim of racial discrimination, ... read more >>
Jesse Jackson Celebrates 72nd Birthday
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Contributing Writer princess@lasentinel.net 28 November 2013
  Reverend Jesse Jackson celebrated his 72nd birthday Friday, November 22 with the help of his longtime friends and political allies Andrew Young, Maxine Waters, and Karen Bass. More than a month ... read more >>
Sen. Feinstein and New Frontier Democratic Club Fuel Sebastian Ridley-Thomas for 54th Assembly District
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 28 November 2013
  With one week remaining before the Dec. 3 Special Election for 54th Assembly District, leading candidate Sebastian Ridley-Thomas announced additional endorsements from U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein ... read more >>
WESSON SAYS “LOCK IT, HIDE IT, KEEP IT”
Written by LA Sentinel News Service 26 November 2013
Herb Wesson Courtesy Photo   With the arrival of the holiday shopping activities and Black Friday, Council President Herb Wesson has joined the LAPD in the launch of the “Lock It, Hide It, Keep ... read more >>
Politics is something in their blood
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 November 2013
  Politics is something in their blood. LA City Council President Herb Wesson and his son and legislative deputy, Justin Wesson attended a recent campaign event honoring Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, leading ... read more >>
Let’s Move! Inspires Fitness and Fun in South Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 November 2013
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science hosts 3k and 5k Run/Walk and health fair for the whole family On Saturday October 26, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Saturday ... read more >>
Families enroll in Obamacare during Mitchell Workshop
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 November 2013
Diverse crowd gathers to hear about Obamacare benefits Covered CA’s Peter Lee promises South L.A. crowd benefits & website that work Bringing in Covered California Executive Director, Peter ... read more >>
A Second Chance For Military Veterans
Written by Xavier Higgs 07 November 2013
Gregory Scott has a calling. As CEO of the New Directions for Veterans his calling is making a difference in other people’s lives. From his office in building #116, New Directions for Veterans, which ... read more >>
Former Sentinel Editor Ron Dungee Dies
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editorkenneth@lasentinel.net 07 November 2013
His broadcast journalism career spanned 30 years. The often quiet albeit very much respected veteran broadcast-journalist who spent 13 years as Managing Editor and Sports Editor of the Los Angeles Sentinel, ... read more >>
METRO Summit is a Roaring Start in Right Direction
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 31 October 2013
Danny Bakewell Senior speaks at the Metro to Crenshaw Business Opportunity Summit on Monday October 28, 2013. Business/economic fair at CAAM attracts hundreds On a crisp clear Monday morning at California ... read more >>
The California Wellness Foundation Recognizes 21st Annual California Peace Prize Honorees
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 24 October 2013
          Peace Promoters Each Receive $25,000     (Pictured from left to right) Sister, Taryn Simmons; Mother, Carol Morack; Honoree Tasha Williamson; Auntie, Deborah McGill; Daughter, ... read more >>