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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 >>
Wesson Marks Progress at “Jefferson Square”
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 17 May 2013
Construction is well underway at the “Jefferson Square” affordable housing project.  Completion is expected in the fall of this year. Council President Herb Wesson says that he is pleased with ... read more >>
Magic Johnson Foundation and James “Bonecrusher” Smith Partner for “Get Caught Reading” month
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 17 May 2013
L-R, Vanguard Principal, Lori Body, Bonecrusher, MJF CEC Program Director, Jeanella Blair The Magic Johnson Foundation’s “Magic of Reading” Program kicked off its May Author Series with former ... read more >>
Jewel Thais-Williams Celebrates Forty Years in Four-Day Extravaganza
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 17 May 2013
The 40-year miracle of the survival of Jewel’s Catch One Night Club and the story behind it and its’ owner, Jewel Thais-Williams, will be celebrated during a four-day extravaganza from Friday, ... read more >>
Courtney Jones, the New Dodger Reporter
Written by Troy tieuel Sentinel Contributing Writer troy@lasentinel.net 17 May 2013
  A SPORTS JUNKY:  Jones’ love for sports had driven her career from the basketball courts of Florida State University to the hallowed halls of Dodger Stadium.  She looks onward and outward for ... read more >>
Wendy Greuel Poised to be First Woman Mayor
Written by KENNETH MILLER Assistant Managing Editor 17 May 2013
Armed and Ready: Controller Wendy Greuel and State Senator Curren Price are both armed with substantial backing of Black voters as they head into the May 21 run off for mayor and Ninth Council ... read more >>
Mayor Villraigosa Committed to Funding for Leimert Park Station-Stop
Written by KENNETH MILLER Assistant Managing Editor 17 May 2013
Recently during a televised interview, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa made public for the first time his firm commitment to secure funding for Crenshaw-LAX light rail Leimert Park Village Station ... read more >>
Nolan Rollins Wants to Make an Impact on Los Angeles
Written by Brandon I. Brooks brandon@lasentinel.net Jennifer Bihm jennifer@lasentinel.net 17 May 2013
“It’s been really wonderful to come into a city where everyone’s arms are wide open,” said newly appointed Los Angeles Urban League president, Nolan V. Rollins who sat down with the Sentinel ... read more >>
Michael L. Jackson Retires from USC
Written by By Troy Tieuel Sentinel Contributing Writer troy@lasentinel.net 10 May 2013
LIFETIME TROJAN:  Presented with a lifetime induction into the USC Trojan Marching Band, Honorary Band Member Michael L. Jackson holds his Trojan helmet as the band director speaks.    The University ... read more >>
Prop D would Allow 130 Pot Shops, Attorney Says
Written by City News Service 10 May 2013
Reacting to the state Supreme Court's ruling this week that said municipalities can ban medical marijuana dispensaries, an attorney backing Los Angeles' Proposition D on the May 21 ballot said its ... read more >>
New Small Business Risk Education Program Empowers Women and Minority Entrepreneurs to Pursue the American Opportunity
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 09 May 2013
Jacqueline Roberto and Vivica (Photos provided by Traveler’s Insurance)  Local small business owners will be honored at celebration with keynote speaker Vivica A. Fox  “Game changing.” That’s ... read more >>
EDUCATION COMMITTEE PASSES ASSEMBLYMEMBER JONES- SAWYER’S “POSITIVE SCHOOL CLIMATE” BILL
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 09 May 2013
  Members embrace Jones-Sawyer’s plan to ensure student safety with more intervention workers and mental health services The Assembly Education Committee unanimously passed Reggie Jones-Sawyer’s ... read more >>
LAUSD Board Member LaMotte Honors Community Trailblazers
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 09 May 2013
Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte Twenty community trailblazers were recently honored by LAUSD School Board Member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte at the annual Board District 1 Community Trailblazers ceremony. The ... read more >>
‘First Ladies’ Band Together to Save Lives
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 09 May 2013
Dr. Betty Price Evelyn Perkins Dozens of L.A.-area Churches in Black and Hispanic neighborhoods will simultaneously host free health day targeting chronic illnesses. Pastors’ wives have long ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Congratulates 2013 Congressional Art Competition Winners
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 09 May 2013
(L-R) 2nd Place winner, Adrian Sanchez, a senior at St. Bernard Catholic High School in Westchester; 3rd Place winner, Soohyun Park, a sophomore at Torrance North High School; Congresswoman Maxine ... read more >>
Wesson Salutes Dorsey’s Future Chefs
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 09 May 2013
Council President Herb Wesson visited with students at the Dorsey High School’s Hospitality Training Facility.  Joining Wesson and the students is Dorsey’s Principal, Dr. Reginald A. Sample.   Council ... read more >>
Inglewood Councilmember Stevens Accused of Violating City and State Election Laws
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 09 May 2013
It has been reported to the Sentinel that Inglewood Councilman Mike Stevens approached a city of Inglewood employee, who asked not to be identified for fear of retaliation should Stevens remain in ... read more >>
Over 700 Black Voters Will Gather to Discuss the Next Mayor and An Agenda for Black LA
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 09 May 2013
Starlett Quarles Talk Show Host Starlett Quarles and West Los Angeles College partner to bring Black LA together to discuss an Agenda and LA’s New Mayor. In anticipation of the upcoming May 21 ... read more >>
Charges of LAPD Racial Profiling Rocks USC Campus
Written by KENNETH D. MILLER Assistant Managing Editor 09 May 2013
USC African American students held a rally on campus to protest LAPD's arrest of six students at a graduation celebration Sunday, May 5 on Hoover and 23rd Street. (Troy Tieuel for Sentinel) Black ... read more >>
African American and Latino Leaders Call on Eric Garcetti to Denounce Hateful Comments From ‘Adviser’ Kevin James
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 May 2013
African American and Latino Leaders Call on Eric Garcetti to Denounce Hateful Comments From ‘Adviser’ Kevin James James endorsed Garcetti after calling immigrants “illegal alien thugs,” comparing ... read more >>
May is CalFresh Awareness Month
Written by City News Service 03 May 2013
Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas announced a series of public awareness events coordinated by DPSS and more than 30 community and faith-based organizations for CalFresh Awareness Month. County officials ... read more >>
Cal State University Long Beach Targets Closing of Africana Studies Department
Written by Rev. Eric P. Lee Sentinel Contributing Writer generalinfo@lasentinel.net 03 May 2013
Dr. Maulana Karenga, Professor and Chair of the Department of Africana Studies, Cal State University Long Beach addressing students and faculty on the campus of Cal State University Long Beach for ... read more >>

 

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