A Community Treasure Closes Its Doors
Written by Shannen Hill Sentinel Intern generalinfo@lasentinel.net 14 June 2013
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Records show past turmoil in Calif. gunman's home
Written by AMY TAXIN and TAMI ABDOLLAH | Associated Press 11 June 2013
This undated photo provided on Sunday, June 9, 2013, by the Santa Monica Police Department shows John Zawahri, 23, who police have identified as the shooter in Friday's deadly rampage at Santa Monica ... read more >>
Review: Firing of ex-LAPD officer Dorner justified
Written by TAMI ABDOLLAH Associated Press 05 June 2013
Christopher Dorner (AP file photo) An internal review by the Los Angeles Police Department concluded that rogue ex-officer Christopher Dorner was justifiably fired, a lawyer who reviewed the findings ... read more >>
BARRY SIMMONS: Bank of America Senior Vice President Committed and Invested in Our Community
Written by KENNETH MILLER Assistant Managing Editor 05 June 2013
In life it is not always where you start, but more importantly where you finish and the commitment one makes to both family and community. There isn’t a better example of life’s evolving journey ... read more >>
Compton Voters Anoint Aja Brown as New Mayor
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 05 June 2013
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Aja Brown is Compton’s New Mayor
Written by KENNETH MILLER Assistant Managing Editor Kenneth@lasentinel.net 05 June 2013
In an election that pitted Compton’s past against its future, Aja Brown brought a burst of youthful energy, a USC master's degree in planning and almost a decade of experience working in cities, ... read more >>
Activists push to limit solitary confinement for incarcerated youth
Written by Charlene Muhammad Sentinel Contributing Writer 30 May 2013
Youth advocates, activists and lawmakers are pushing for a bill that would set clear standards to help limit solitary confinement of youth in all state and county facilities. Authored by Senator Leland ... read more >>
5th Annual Pink Pump Affair
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 30 May 2013
  Tocarra Jones and Eva Marcille Celebrities, officials and advocates come together to Pump It Up for Autism Awareness Special Needs Network, California’s leading grassroots autism advocacy organization, ... read more >>
Assemblymember Holly J. Mitchell Runs For 26th Senate District
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer brian@lasentinel.net 30 May 2013
  Mitchell looks to occupy Senate seat to further the change for a better California. As Senator Curren Price readies to transition to the Los Angeles City Council, Assemblywoman Holly J. Mitchell ... read more >>
TOS VENDOR ALERT!
Written by Staff Report 30 May 2013
  WHAT’S COOKING? Before the Taste of Soul Family Festival on October 19 on Crenshaw Blvd., Taste of ‘A Taste of Soul’ Food Expo will debut at the inaugural BET Experience at L.A. Live. On June ... read more >>
Judge Greg Mathis and R&B Singer Goapele join the 31st Annual UNCF Walk for Education
Written by Chelsea Battle Sentinel Contributing Writer Chelsea@lasentinel.net 30 May 2013
  Judge Greg Mathis Goapele The two will participate in the walk, which raises thousands of dollars in scholarship money for college students. If you’re ready to support the higher education ... read more >>
African American Leadership Strong as Ever
Written by KENNETH D. MILLER Assistant Managing Editor 30 May 2013
Maxine Waters Karen Bass Election Demonstrates Power of Black Vote   The results are in and the votes from the recent Los Angeles municipal elections have been tabulated and confirmed, but African ... read more >>
A United Front of African American Leadership Secures Crenshaw Line Station at Leimert Park Village
Written by KENNETH MILLER Assistant Managing Editor 30 May 2013
A REASON TO CELEBRATE: City Council President Herb Wesson thanks colleague Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and County Supervisor Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas for their efforts in securing MTA approved funding ... read more >>
New Directions to Host ‘Walk for Warriors’ Memorial Day Event
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 23 May 2013
Christine Devine New Directions for Veterans, along with the West Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, will host their 3rd Annual Walk For Warriors 5K this Memorial Day, May 27.  The run and walk will ... read more >>
Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre Give $70 Million to Create Academy at USC
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 23 May 2013
  Music Industry Icons and Entrepreneurs Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre give $70 million to create the USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation  Entrepreneurs ... read more >>
3 charged in LA-area bank robbery
Written by Associated Press 23 May 2013
Huntington Park Police Chief Jorge Cisneros, right, with FBI Los Angeles Tim Delaney, left, speaks during a news conference into the investigation of a Sept 2012 bank robbery in in Huntington Park, ... read more >>
County Agrees to Consider Treatment Center for Mentally Ill Inmates
Written by Elizabeth Marcellino City News Service 23 May 2013
The Board of Supervisors agreed recently to consider building a treatment center to house mentally ill inmates as one of several alternatives to a proposed $933 million rebuild of downtown Men's Central ... read more >>
California ranks #1 for dog bites
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 23 May 2013
  AVMA Offers Tips and Resources during National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 19-25 “Ranking first in dog bites is a title that no community strives to attain,” according to representatives of ... read more >>
WESSON HONORS MINORITY BUSINESS AWARDEES
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 23 May 2013
Council President Herb Wesson honors recipients of 18th Annual Minority Business Awards at City Hall  Celebrating success in the local economy was the order of the day at City Hall when Council President ... read more >>
Curren Price, Our 9th District Councilman
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer brian@lasentinel.net 23 May 2013
The community has spoken in favor of Curren Price by electing him 9th District councilman. Price led over his opponent, Ana Cubas, by 53.55 percent of the vote. For over five decades, the 9th District ... read more >>
Garcetti Denies Greuel’s Quest for History
Written by KENNETH MILLER Assistant Managing Editor 23 May 2013
Los Angeles Mayor Elect Eric Garcetti   Garcetti won President Obama's support during his mayoral campaign City Councilman is L.A.’s New Mayor   Los Angeles City Councilman Eric Garcetti’s ... read more >>
Sentinel Student of the Week
Written by Sentinel Wire Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 17 May 2013
Justice McKinney School: Paul Revere Middle School 6th Grade, GPA: 3.89 Justice has a great love for animals, her favorite being Panda's, Sea Otters, dogs and cats.     read more >>
Mayoral Covenant Revealed to Public
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 17 May 2013
Co Chairs Maulana Karenga and Larry Aubry along with President and Chairman Reverend Eric P. Lee (center) and members of the Black Clergy Community Labor Alliance unveil the Community Mayoral Covenant, ... read more >>
Board of Equalization Chairman to Receive Award for Excellence
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 17 May 2013
California State Board of Equalization (BOE) Chairman Jerome E. Horton is honored to announce he is the recipient of the  “2013 Award for Excellence by a Government Official.” The Los Angeles ... read more >>
Congresswoman Hahn hosts Export Business Roundtable
Written by Larry Buford Sentinel Contributing Writer generalinfo@lasentinel.net 17 May 2013
Left to right: Victor Parker, District Director U.S. Small Business Administration, Congresswoman Hahn, and Dario J. Gomez Associate Administrator for International Trade U.S. Small Business Administration (Courtesy ... read more >>