Sunday, February 1, 2015
Sentinel Founders Honored in Hall of Fame
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 March 2009
MRS. RUTH AND COLONEL LEON WASHINGTONColonel Washington and staff view copy of a Sentinel issue just off the press.Sentinel Pioneers Enshrined by NNPAColonel Leon and Ruth Washington were enshrined at ... read more >>

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President Obama Hosts Black Press
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 26 March 2009
SPEAKING TO HIS PEOPLE: President Barack Obama is seen here in the White House speaking to African American newspaper publishers who came to honor the President recently after his first visit to Southern ... read more >>
41st & Central: The Untold Story of the L.A. Black Panthers
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 26 March 2009
 Pictured L to R: Jeffrey Everett, Filmmaker Gregory Everett, Wayne Pharr, Kathleen Cleaver, Roland Freeman, and Long John Washington 41st & Central: The Untold Story of the L.A. Black ... read more >>
Police Shooting in Pasadena
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
Black residents in Pasadena are furious with the Pasadena Police Department after the shooting death of Leroy Barnes, 38. Adena Cole, a friend of Barnes' family, is fearful for members of her community. ... read more >>
President Barack Obama Visits Southland
Written by Errica Dotson (Sentinel News Writer) 19 March 2009
In his first visit to the Southland after being sworn in as the 44th President of the United States, President Barack Obama is in the midst of a two-day tour, which concludes Thursday March 19 with a town ... read more >>
James Stevens: The 18 Million Dollar Man
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
The Story Behind His Fight for a Big Jury Verdict When James Stevens filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Vons Companies, Inc. in late 2004, he had no idea the toll it would take on his life. ... read more >>
9-Year-Old Girl Shot in Front of Her Home
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Los Angeles: A suspect fired at undercover narcotic officers which resulted in an officer-involved shooting. On March 8, 2009 at about 6:50 p.m., Olympic Area Narcotic Enforcement Detail (NED) Officers ... read more >>
Prop 8 Debate Friday
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Radio Free KJLH 102.3FM's Front Page show will host a debate on Proposition 8 between journalist and commentator Jasmyne Cannick and controversial Muslim author Shahrazad Ali (The Blackman's ... read more >>
Garner's Life Celebrated
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 March 2009
Garner Remembered as Passionate Gentle Giant. His life was a legacy of putting others before him Veteran Los Angeles Police Department Deputy Chief Kenneth O. Garner was remembered by family members, ... read more >>
Sayles Joins USC as VP of Government and Community Relations
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 12 March 2009
Thomas Sayles joins USC Administration as the new Vice President for Government and Community Relations. Sayles, who was born and raised in the University Park area, has extensive experience in business, ... read more >>
Funeral arrangements for Deputy Chief Garner
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 March 2009
Viewing: Sunday, March 8th 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. @ Faith Dome 7901 S. Vermont Ave Los Angeles, CA Memorial Service: Monday, March 9th 10:00 a.m. @ Faith Dome Internment: Immediately following ... read more >>
Villaraigosa, Bratton Expand Largest LAPD Officer Deployment in City History
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2009
Mayor Villaraigosa joined Police Chief William Bratton and City Councilmembers Eric Garcetti, Jack Weiss and Tom LaBonge to announce the Los Angeles Police Department has expanded to its largest force ... read more >>
Abandoned Baby Left at Mid-City Hospital
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2009
A baby was abandoned at Olympia Hospital by an unknown male The LAPD is investigating the circumstances of the abandonment and attempting to locate the baby's parents along with identifying the ... read more >>
The State of the Black Union
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 March 2009
It began in Los Angeles 10 years ago and has returned after traversing around the country annually. Last Saturday, Tavis Smiley hosted the 10th Annual State of the Black Union at the Los Angeles ... read more >>
LAPD Mourns 'A Giant' in Deputy Chief Kenneth Garner
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 05 March 2009
Long time gentle cop was a friend of Black community The highest-ranking African American of Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger hailed his lost colleague as "a ... read more >>
Youth Scholars Forum Part of 'State of the Black Union'
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 05 March 2009
The Tavis Smiley Foundation gave the youth of our community a chance to be heard as part of the Tenth Anniversary of the State of the Black Union at the Young Scholars Forum, which was held at USC, ... read more >>
Deputy Chief Kenneth Garner Passes
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 March 2009
Kenneth Garner, deputy chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) died on Sunday morning.  Sources told the Los Angeles Sentinel that he was found at his home and the apparent cause of ... read more >>
Son Stabs Mom to Death
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Police are investigating the murder of a 47-year-old mother, killed at the hands of her own son, in their home in the 22100 block of James Alan Circle On February 22, 2009, at around 10:45 a.m., Los ... read more >>
Rail Safety Board Officially Denies MTA's Plans Near Dorsey H.S.
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
The landmark decision at Dorsey is a major victory for a vocal South L.A. group. A backroom deal brokered by a former Enron lobbyist and pushed by Westside politician Zev Yaroslavsky led to a previously ... read more >>
Curren Price Brings Free Child Car Safety Information to Ladera Shopping Center
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 26 February 2009
Assemblymember Curren Price who presently represents California's 51st Assembly District, and is a leading candidate in the upcoming Senate race to replace Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark ... read more >>
SCLC and CCAA Hosts Town Hall
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 26 February 2009
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), Community Call 2 Action and Accountability (CCAA), and the Black Education Task Force held a town hall meeting entitled "Reversing the Education ... read more >>
LA sheriff could free 4,000 inmates due to budget
Written by Thomas Watkins (Associated Press) 26 February 2009
The head of the nation's largest sheriff's department is warning that nearly 4,000 jail inmates might be released early and about 600 deputy and professional positions could be eliminated to ... read more >>
Broadway Federal Bank Appoints New President
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 February 2009
With Wayne-Kent A. Bradshaw on its managing team, Broadway’s future looks brighter and better in today’s financial downturns. With the economic crisis taking a tremendous toll on ... read more >>
Earthquake Preparedness: "What's Next"
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 19 February 2009
Curren D. Price, Jr., currently the California Assembly Member for the 51st District, and Democrat Candidate for California's 26th Senate District, the vacancy created by the election of 2nd District ... read more >>
ABCA to Honor Supervisor Yvonne Burke (Ret.) at Annual Black History Month Luncheon
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
The Association of Black City Attorneys (ABCA) is holding its annual luncheon on Thursday, February 19, 2009 from 11:30 - 1:30 p.m. at the African American Fire Fighter Museum, 1401 S. Central Ave., ... read more >>

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