Southland Residents Participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back
Written by City News Service 01 May 2014
Southland residents were given the opportunity to  get rid of unwanted or outdated prescription drugs recently by dropping them off at designated collection sites during the Drug Enforcement Administration's ... read more >>
Union Bank, LAUSD Open First Student-Run Branches in Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 May 2014
“We are thrilled to open the first LAUSD student-run bank in Lincoln High School and offer services that help students learn money management skills that prepare them for college and real-life ... read more >>
U.S. EPA Requires AllenCo to Comply with Federal Laws, Improve Safety Measures
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 May 2014
AllenCo Energy (file photo) Company Ordered to Make Significant Improvements to Operations   Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized an agreement with AllenCo ... read more >>
Parks, Price Face Off on Coliseum Fireworks Event
Written by City News Service 01 May 2014
Councilmen Bernard Parks and Curren Price, hoping to organize this year’s Fourth of July fireworks at the Los Angeles Coliseum, presented competing proposals to the panel that oversees the event. ... read more >>
The Best of Compton
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 May 2014
Councilwoman Jana Zurita and School Board Member Satra Zurita continuing their family’s legacy of leadership, sophistication and an un-wavering passion for serving the citizens and elevating the quality ... read more >>
Local NAACP Thrust In Heat of Sterliang Backlash
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 01 May 2014
NAACP Los Angeles President Leon Jenkins said Clipper owner contributions to group were insignificant Saying the racial comments attributed to Los Angeles Clippers basketball owner Donald T. Sterling ... read more >>
Los Angeles Sentinel ENDORSES GEORGE McKENNA FOR SCHOOL BOARD – DISTRICT #1
Written by Danny Bakewell Jr. Executive Editor 01 May 2014
George McKenna Is By Far The Best Choice For Our Kids and Our Schools While there are several qualified candidates running to fill the vacated seat of Marguerite LaMotte, the choice for who is the best ... read more >>
Westchester McDonald’s Unveils New Look, Design
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 May 2014
The new restaurant is African-American owned by McDonald’s operator, Fran Jones. Fran has been a local owner/operator since 1984 and has held a number of high-level posts in the company including serving ... read more >>
Bank of America’s Barry Simmons Partners with March of Dimes to Support a World of Healthier Moms and Babies
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 April 2014
Barry Simmons, senior vice president and west region executive for Bank of America, will serve as the west coast chair of the annual March of Dimes March for Babies walks in April and May of this year. Barry ... read more >>
Wesson Saves Funding for Programs
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 April 2014
Declaring the need to preserve “vitally needed services,” City Council President Herb Wesson led the City Council action intervening to address the eminent loss of federal funding for a wide array ... read more >>
Teacher allowed to return after altercation with Black student
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 April 2014
 A Santa Monica High School science teacher caught on camera fighting with an African American student was allowed to return to classes this week. Mark Black, who is also the school’s wrestling coach, ... read more >>
Marc Morial Selects L.A. as Urban League’s Newest City for its National Jobs Rebuild America Initiative
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. Sentinel Executive Editor 24 April 2014
  Marc Morial the National President and CEO of the Urban League announced on Thursday April 17, that it has selected Los Angeles and Los Angeles Chapter of the Urban League as the latest city to participate ... read more >>
Local Leader Featured at LA County Disaster Preparedness Event
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 April 2014
 Lady Alicia Hamilton, founder and CEO of The Revelation Network, president of PAC RED (Preparation and Awareness for Community Resiliency in Emergencies and Disasters) and Red Cross Community ambassador, ... read more >>
California State University, Dominguez Hills to Celebrate Inauguration of Dr. Willie J. Hagan
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 April 2014
Dr. Willie J. Hagan CSU Chancellor White to install President Hagan and former U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter to deliver Keynote Address   Dr. Willie J. Hagan will be ... read more >>
AABLI Congratulates Robert Lewis
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 April 2014
AABLI alums Ron Carter and Robert Lewis (right) at their summer mixer in August 2013   Members of the African American Board Leadership Institute said they are “proud” to announce Robert ... read more >>
Pullen-Miles Becomes Lawndale’s first Black Mayor
Written by Staff and Wire Report 24 April 2014
  Three-term Lawndale City Councilman Robert Pullen-Miles was elected as that city’s first Black mayor on Tuesday April 8 with over 50 percent of the vote.  Now, he informed residents, he is ready ... read more >>
L.A. County Unemployment Rate Holds Steady
Written by City News Service 24 April 2014
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Los Angeles County held steady at 8.7 percent in March, compared to the previous month, the state Employment Development Department announced on Friday ... read more >>
USC Halloween Shooter gets 40 Years to Life
Written by Terri Vermeulen Keith City News Service 24 April 2014
USC shooting victim Geno Hall (file photo)   A 21-year-old man was sentenced April 18, to 40 years to life in prison for a shooting that wounded four people outside a Halloween party on the USC ... read more >>
Angelenos Pay Highest Auto Insurance Premiums
Written by City News Service 17 April 2014
 Los Angeles County drivers pay the highest automobile insurance premiums in California, according to a report released April 8 by the personal finance social network WalletHub. The report says Glendale ... read more >>
The Brotherhood Crusade: Bridging the Digital Divide in South Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 April 2014
  The Brotherhood Crusade is helping to bridge the digital divide in South Los Angeles with the reopening of its Youth Source Center, which now includes a state-of-the-art computer lab. A ribbon-cutting ... read more >>
Student Wins at LA County Science Fair, Qualifies for Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 April 2014
  Legend has it that the Fountain of Youth restores the youth of anyone who bathes in its waters. For centuries, we have been captivated by the question of how we age. Local high school junior Caleb ... read more >>
Officers Tampered with Voice Recording Equipment, According to Report
Written by City News Service 17 April 2014
Tampering was to avoid being monitored   Los Angeles police officers tampered with voice recording equipment in dozens of patrol cars to avoid being monitored while on duty, according to records ... read more >>
SEIU Local 99 Members Issue No Endorsement in LAUSD District 1 School Board Election
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 April 2014
SEIU Local 99, which represents more than 30,000 cafeteria workers, custodians, bus drivers, special education assistants and other school support staff at LAUSD, has decided not to endorse a candidate ... read more >>
Demonstrators Want Tighter Pollution Regulations
Written by City News Service 17 April 2014
  Exide Technologies (file photo) Demonstrators rallied recently to demand tougher statewide action on plants like the Exide Technologies battery recycling plant in Vernon, where recent samples showed ... read more >>
Garcetti Releases $8.1 Billion Budget Proposal
Written by City News Service 17 April 2014
South L.A. Councilman Price Weighs In Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled an $8.1 billion budget proposal on April 14 that includes money for expanding library hours, hiring more firefighters and code enforcement ... read more >>