Santa Clause is Coming to Town!
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
  Santa Clause came to town thanks to a community safety partnership between LAPD, WAGEES, HACLA, LAFD, Maxine Waters EPC, O'Reilly's Auto Parts, and Sierra Canyon High School. Santa Clause rode his ... read more >>
Psychologists and Activists Nationwide to Join Ferguson in Healing
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
 Enola Aird, founder and president of Community Healing Network, joined the Association of Black Psychologists in with support groups across the country December 5 and 6 in which Black people are working ... read more >>
CA Lottery Discourages the Sale of Tickets to Minors
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
As we approach the holiday season, the California Lottery reminds players and its retail partners to gift responsibly by discouraging the sale or gifting of lottery products to minors.  Every year the ... read more >>
What is the air quality in your neighborhood?
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
Low-cost portable air quality sensors may help provide answers Attendees at SCAQMD’s workshop, “My Air Quality,” viewed numerous displays by vendors, agencies and organizations on the use of portable ... read more >>
Wesson Opens West Adams Heights Park
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
Tubular Bells: Council President Herb Wesson was joined by area residents giving the tubular bells at the new West Adams Heights Park a try at the Grand Opening of the park. (photo courtesy of Herb Wesson’s ... read more >>
SCLC Sponsors Speech Contest for Southern California Students
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
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Debbie Allen Dance Academy Performs ‘The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker’
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
Back by popular demand for the fifth consecutive year, the Debbie Allen Dance Academy and the Annenberg Foundation present the modern holiday classic and three-time Nutty Award-winning, “The Hot Chocolate ... read more >>
Protesters Rally Against Police Shootings in Los Angeles and the Nation
Written by City News Service 05 December 2014
A group of protesters rallied against police shootings Monday in front of the Los Angeles Police Department's Newton Station then marched to the spot where a 25-year-old man died in an officer-involved ... read more >>
Bertral Washington Hired as Pasadena’s 4th Black Fire Chief
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 05 December 2014
Washington will assume post on December 15   Since 1901, the city of Pasadena has employed three Black Fire Chiefs and on December 15 43-year old Bertral Washington will become the fourth to assume ... read more >>
Senate Candidate Isadore Hall
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 05 December 2014
Encourages Blacks to Vote Dec. 9   Leading senate candidate Isadore Hall III is not taking anything for granted and is pushing a ‘Get Out The Vote’ campaign in advance of his Dec. 9 special ... read more >>
Retiring County CEO William T Fujioka Leaves Behind a Legacy of Public Service
Written by Danny Bakewell Jr., Executive Editor and Kenneth Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 05 December 2014
Courtesy Photo   William T Fujioka began his dynamic civic career as a custodian in Santa Clara in 1972 and between the city of Los Angeles and Los Angeles County rose through the ranks to become ... read more >>
Historical Legislative Black Caucus Sworn In
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 05 December 2014
    Powerful CLBC Expands to its largest ever    Despite record low voter turnout that swept throughout the Southland and state and doomed the hope of Democrats in Congress and United States Senate, ... read more >>
Woodcraft Rangers: Engaging the Past to Inspire the Future
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 December 2014
A 92 year history reconnects with their past    Woodcraft Rangers launched its alumni association to reunite the 1.1 million youth served through their after school and camp programs. Woodcraft Rangers ... read more >>
Mothers In Action Thanks Those Involved in Thanksgiving Feed
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 04 December 2014
Los Angeles City Councilmember Curren Price helps serve dinner to residents of the Ward Villa Senior Complex on Thanksgiving Day. Price also donated turkeys for the event. Family and friends gathered ... read more >>
Christmas Season Begins with Traditional Tree Lighting
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 04 December 2014
Councilman Bernard Parks Celebrates 12th Ceremony An event that began 12 years ago with 8th District First Lady Bobbi Parks spearheading a campaign to raise $100,000 to purchase a 100 foot-tall Christmas ... read more >>
City to Grant $100,000 to Homeless Outreach
Written by City News Service 04 December 2014
The city of Los Angeles will pay $100,000 to a homeless outreach group to direct Venice's chronically homeless population to beds at the Westside Winter Shelter, which opens for the winter season and ... read more >>
Vision to Learn and Compton Unified Join Forces to Help Children See Better
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 December 2014
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Board President Micah Ali, Mayor Aja Brown, radio host Big Boy, and former Dodgers joined Vision To Learn Founder Austin Beutner to kick off Compton program and present ... read more >>
Habitat for Humanity LA Gives Compton Family a New Home
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 04 December 2014
Trenisha Dorsey completed hours of classes in partnership with the organization to receive her new home. Trenisha Dorsey holds the keys to her new home with her children beside her. (Photos Courtesy ... read more >>
South Los Angeles Submits Promise Zone Application
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 November 2014
A year after Los Angeles Secures Its First Coveted Designation, More than 100 Community Partners join to Advocate for a Second to serve the needs of some of the City’s Poorest Neighborhoods     Representing ... read more >>
YWCA Honors Cheryl Boone Isaacs
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 November 2014
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LAX Police Union Announces 2015 Leadership
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 November 2014
  The Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers’ Association (LAAPOA) recently announced their 2015 leadership. Senior Lead Officer Marshall McClain was overwhelmingly re-elected ... read more >>
Chris Paul Hosts Celebrity Waiter Charity Event
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 21 November 2014
Los Angeles Clipper, and 7-time NBA All Star, Chris Paul recently hosted the CP3 Foundation’s Celebrity Server Dinner. He is a star on and off the court with his selfless contributions to various charitable ... read more >>
City Council Approves Measure for Election Changes
Written by City News Service 21 November 2014
The Los Angeles City Council gave final approval Friday November 7 to placing a measure on the March 3 ballot asking voters if city elections should coincide with federal and state balloting, starting ... read more >>
City Council, Firefighters Come to Two Year Labor Agreement
Written by City News Service 21 November 2014
The Los Angeles City Council approved a two-year labor agreement recently with Los Angeles firefighters that eliminates a 2 percent wage disparity with the city's police officers. Firefighters and ... read more >>
Los Angeles Gun Stores May be Required to Digitally Report Sales
Written by City News Service 21 November 2014
Guns collected in a buy back in Los Angeles; gun stores in Los Angeles would be required to digitally report ammunition sale records to the city under a proposed ordinance backed November 14 by ... read more >>