‘100 City Vigil’ brings Hundreds to the Federal Building steps
Written by Troy Tieuel Sentinel Contributing Writer troy@lasentinel.net 26 July 2013
 “NO JUSTICE, NO PEACE!” echoed the crowd following Reverend Omerosa’s speech that reiterated the reasons that they had come together. (photo by Troy Tieuel)  Los Angeles Residents Continue ... read more >>
285 Homes in Carson Contaminated
Written by Shannen Hill Sentinel Intern generalinfo@lasentinel.net 26 July 2013
Homes sitting atop a former Shell Oil tank farm are left contaminated with oil chemicals City officials have partnered with 285 homeowners in the city of Carson, CA to expedite a cleanup of an oil contamination, ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Selected for the Leadership & Sustainability Institute’s Black Male Achievement Social Innovation Accelerator
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 26 July 2013
Brotherhood Crusade is among the field’s most promising leaders nationwide The Leadership & Sustainability Institute for Black Male Achievement (LSI) has selected Dr. Nathan Sessoms of Brotherhood ... read more >>
Report: ‘Use of Force in L.A. County Jails up from 2012’
Written by ELIZABETH MARCELLINO City News Service 26 July 2013
Use-of-force reports generated in Los Angeles County jails are on pace to exceed the number recorded in 2012, according to figures made public on Tuesday July 23, but a lawyer who monitors the sheriff's ... read more >>
Former California Assemblyman Gets Probation for Defrauding Banks
Written by City News Service 26 July 2013
A former assemblyman, who was fired from his job with the Los Angeles County Probation Department, was himself sentenced to probation for bilking financial institutions by falsely claiming to be the ... read more >>
California Black Caucus Contemplate Florida Boycott
Written by Xavier Higgs Sentinel Contributing Writer 25 July 2013
  As thousands around the country protest the not guilty verdict of George Zimmerman, members of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) are contemplating a boycott of Florida. A resolution ... read more >>
Mayor Garcetti Makes Two Key African American Appointments
Written by KENNETH MILLER Assistant Managing Editor 25 July 2013
Mike Davis to the Board of Public Works and Jackie Dupont-Walker to MTA   Mayor Eric Garcetti recently announced two key appointments of African Americans to the influential Board of Public ... read more >>
Captain Snell of the LAPD Holds Town Hall at Audubon
Written by By Troy Tieuel Sentinel Contributing Writer troy@lasentinel.net 25 July 2013
Hosting the LAPD’s Town Hall meeting, Commander Snell explains the events that transpired after the Trayvon Martin Trial verdict was announced. (photo by Troy Tieuel) In the wake of the Travon Martin ... read more >>
Executive Preparatory Financial Academy Stimulates Community
Written by Charlene Muhammad Sentinel Contributing Writer 25 July 2013
(L-R) Omar McGee, founder of Executive Preparatory Finance Academy and actor/comedian Tommy Davidson photographed at the school's Reason to Believe Gala 2013. Sentinel File Photo A new charter school ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade to kick off 1st Annual Girls Leadership Retreat entitled Camp P.L.U.S.
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 25 July 2013
The Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade will debut its first annual girls leadership retreat entitled Camp P.L.U.S. (Preserving Legacies and Uniting Sisterhoods) September 27, 28 and 29, at Camp Oakes.  During ... read more >>
Wesson’s Little Campers Have a Blast
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 25 July 2013
The 7th Annual Camp Wesson for 100 at-risk kids at Hansen Dam Recreation Area was another success.  Enjoying some relief from the summer heat were (left to right), Imani Black, Dana Gomes, and Soroya ... read more >>
A Moment to Shine: Taylor Alford
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Intern generalinfo@lasentinel.net 25 July 2013
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Local Teen Killed In Hit-And-Run
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer brian@lasentinel.net 25 July 2013
    Markeis Parish was rundown crossing the street at Crenshaw and 78th Saturday evening. A vigil sits at Crenshaw and 78th street for 18-year old, Inglewood High school student Markeis Parish ... read more >>
An Evening of Dance: Complexions Contemporary Ballet and Lula Washington Dance Theatre
Written by LA Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 23 July 2013
  4311 WILSHIRE BLVD. SUITE 402, LOS ANGELES CA 90010, PH: 323-954-7510 FAX: 323-954-7520   Contact: David Barber, Tim Choy 323-954-7510, d.barber@dcpublicity.com, t.choy@dcpublicity.com     FORD ... read more >>
Mayor, Supervisor and Chief Call for Community Peace
Written by KENNETH MILLER Assistant Managing Editor 19 July 2013
COMMUNITY PEACE: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is joined by County Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, City Council members, Curren Price and Bernard Parks and Assemblymember Holly ... read more >>
Local Community Reacts to Zimmerman Verdict
Written by Sentinel Staff Report generalinfo@lasentinel.net 19 July 2013
Deanna Cherry 43 from Los Angeles, strategic planning consultant: “We wanted to be together with people who were upset about what happened today (crying) because the system we have doesn’t work for ... read more >>
‘New Ninth’ Gets Its Man
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 19 July 2013
Adela Barajas, President of L.A.U.R.A. faces City of LA 9th District Council Member Curren D. Price, Jr. as she conducts the public swearing in ceremony. Councilman Price is joined by his wife Del Richardson-Price ... read more >>
Packs of young people cause chaos in Hollywood
Written by Associated Press 17 July 2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Packs of young people rampaged through Hollywood, knocked down people and stole cellphones and other items before a police sweep halted the marauding and arrested a dozen people, police ... read more >>
Summer Jobs Available for Low Income Youth
Written by City News Service 13 July 2013
Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a $1.7 million infusion of cash this month, into the city's annual summer jobs program that he said will provide more than 5,000 jobs to Los Angeles youth. The Hire L.A. ... read more >>
Mitchell to hold Annual ‘Christmas in July’
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 13 July 2013
Twenty sixth Senate District frontrunner Holly J. Mitchell is hosting her third annual Christmas in July at Kenneth Hahn Park in Los Angeles, Saturday July 13. A “secret Santa” will be on hand to ... read more >>
Congresswoman Hahn Calls Attention to Drastic Health and Economic Inequality in Minority Communities in Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 13 July 2013
Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) issued the following statement in response to the city of Los Angeles Health Atlas study released in July. “The recent Health Atlas study for the city of Los Angeles ... read more >>
Wesson Thanks LA City Employees
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 13 July 2013
As an expression of appreciation on behalf of the residents of the 10th Council District, City Council President Herb Wesson hosted his annual City Employees Appreciation Luncheon.  Over 400 attended ... read more >>
Pasadena Vice Mayor and District 1 City Councilwoman Jacque Robinson kicks off bid for the State Senate District 25 Seat
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 13 July 2013
Monday, July 1 marked the start of Vice Mayor Jacque Robinson's effort to succeed State Senator Carol Liu. Robinson filed papers to open campaign committee, Jacque Robinson for Senate 2016. She will ... read more >>
D.A.'s Office Seeks to Vacate Order to Release Serial Rapist to L.A. County
Written by City News Service 12 July 2013
Jackie Lacey The District Attorney's Office filed an emergency writ recently seeking to vacate a judge's order to release a serial rapist to Los Angeles County. Christopher Evans Hubbart admitted raping ... read more >>
Carson Councilmember Mike Gipson Appointed to ‘Habitat’ Board of Directors
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 12 July 2013
Mike Gipson Erin Rank, president and CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles, recently announced that Carson Councilmember Mike Gipson was unanimously elected to a three-year term as a member ... read more >>