Friday, March 27, 2015
Hall Stands Tall in Victory for Assembly
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 04 June 2008
Compton City Councilman Isadore Hall III withstood a nasty campaign fight wedged by candidate Lynda Harris Forster to dominate the race for 52nd Assembly this week. With a low voter turnout and vote ... read more >>
Bernard Parks Victory Party Invitation
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 03 June 2008
Rep. Waters Switches Superdelegate Vote to Sen. Obama
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 03 June 2008
Congresswoman Maxine Waters today joined the chorus of superdelegates who have lent their support to Senator Barack Obama, who has effectively clinched the Democratic nomination according to several ... read more >>
Rod Wright Endorsed by All Eight Democratic Mayors in 25th Senate District
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 June 2008
Former Assemblyman Roderick “Rod” Wright is looking to jump back into the political arena, this time as a California State Senator for the 25th Senate District. Wright was elected to the ... read more >>
Another Watershed Coup for Hall
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 29 May 2008
With one week remaining until the June 3 election for the 52nd District Assembly race, Compton City Councilman Isadore Hall, III earned the powerful endorsement of Congresswoman Maxine Waters this week. ... read more >>
Maxine Waters
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 22 May 2008
Watching and listening to Maxine Waters stand up for homeowners threatened by the foreclosure crisis reminds me how fortunate we are to be represented by her in the United States Congress. During her ... read more >>

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L.A. Elite Endorses Isadore Hall for Assembly
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 08 May 2008
 Council president pro Tempore Wendy GreuelCouncilman Isadore HallCouncil President Eric GarcettiCandidate adds support of Garcetti and Greuel Two ranking Los Angeles City Council members pledged ... read more >>
Jeremiah the Wright Message for America
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 March 2008
Rev. Jeremiah A. WrightHe is a Community Icon, a Committed Leader an American Hero and the Latest Weapon Against Barack Obama Because of some of his sermons and particularly because he was the pastor ... read more >>
State Senate Race Heating Up
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 13 March 2008
The 30th Senate District will soon be available because of term limits and many of the potentials candidates are lining up at the starting gate for what could be a hotly contested race. According ... read more >>
Burke Endorses Parks
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 14 February 2008
County Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke will endorse Bernard Parks as the next District 2 supervisor, she is set to announce today during a 1:00 press conference on the Hall of Administration steps ... read more >>
Obama Wins 14 States
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 07 February 2008
Senator Barack Obama, “This election is about the past versus the future; we are one nation, we are one people and the time for change has come.”  The results of Super Tuesday move a Democrat ... read more >>

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A Message to the Community From the Los Angeles Sentinel
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. (Contributing Editor) 05 February 2008
 VOTE TODAY, FOR A BETTER TOMORROW Dear Sentinel Family: This is the day we have waited all of our lives for, our parents, grandparents and ancestors have been waiting for, and many of them ... read more >>
The Race is On
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 31 January 2008
The race for the next county supervisor is heating up and it promises to be very exciting and competitive between the two main candidates: Councilman Bernard Parks of the 8th District and State Senator ... read more >>
Burke Leads Southland Leaders for Obama
Written by Alice Walton, CNS 17 January 2008
CNS - Amid cheers at a City Hall rally, six Southland leaders endorsed Democratic Illinois Sen. Barack Obama Jan. 9, saying he is the only presidential candidate who will unite voters. Obama, who placed ... read more >>
Area Leaders Show Obama City’s True Colors
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 17 January 2008
California Co-Chair of the Obama for President Campaign, Majority Leader Karen Bass leads a multi cultural coalition of supporters who celebrated Obama’s Victory in Iowa and is looking forward to ... read more >>
Voter Registration Services Made Available
Written by City News Service 10 January 2008
CNS - Voter registration services will be available outside 17 Department of Motor Vehicle offices in Los Angeles County beginning Jan. 14, Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Conny McCormack announced. ... read more >>
Barack Obama the Man Who Can be President
Written by Christine Sabathia 10 January 2008
It has been over four decades since the Voting Rights Act of 1965 was passed allowing for Blacks to freely participate in the political process, but not until now has America witnessed a phenomenon ... read more >>
Choosing the Next President
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 January 2008
The first caucus of the 2008 presidential campaign is today and the field of candidates—both Democrats and Republicans—have their hands filled with major issues: (universal) healthcare, ... read more >>
Obama Addresses African Americans on Conference Call
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 13 December 2007
By Kenneth Miller Sentinel Managing Editor Christine G. Sabathia Sentinel Staff Writer As the country begins to hone in on the upcoming caucuses, the first of which will be held January 3, 2008 ... read more >>
Los Angeles Presidential Debate Cancelled
Written by City News Service 06 December 2007
CNS - The threat of a strike by CBS news writers prompted the Democratic National Committee to cancel a planned presidential debate in Los Angeles. The debate had been scheduled for Dec. 10 and was to ... read more >>
Maxine Waters Stays in Congress
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 November 2007
In an exclusive interview with the Los Angeles Sentinel the powerful congresswoman sets the record straight and says:  “I am not a candidate for the 2nd supervisorial seat”  After ... read more >>
Obama for America Taps Political Veteran Robert Cole to Serve as California Director of African American Outreach
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 08 November 2007
 Robert Cole and Senator Barack ObamaThe Obama for America campaign has tapped longtime community leader Robert Cole to serve as Director of African American outreach in California. Cole brings ... read more >>
New AFL-CIO Executive V.P. Baker Welcomed by Community Leaders at Sentinel
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 25 October 2007
Evan Barnes/Sentinel Photo WOMEN OF POWER: New AFL-CIO executive vice president Arlene Holt-Baker (center) stands with Assemblywoman Karen Bass (left) and Congresswoman Laura Richardson of ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa's Firing of Jeff Raises Questions in City Hall
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 04 October 2007
It was another whirlwind day in the life of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa this week as he began by ceremoniously reopening Homeboy Industries Bakery just west of Boyle Heights and north of his ... read more >>
Recall Set in Motion
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 27 September 2007
At Los Angeles Sentinel press time an unofficial tally of the recall ballots indicated that the Yes votes carried the day. As a result of the voting results, Lynwood Mayor Louis Byrd, and council members ... read more >>

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