Wesson Takes ‘Oath of Office’ for 2nd Term
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 June 2011
Herb Wesson takes the oath of office administered by City Clerk June Lagmay while his wife, Fabian looks onThe 10th Council District's annual "City Employee Appreciation Luncheon" Thursday was the scene ... read more >>
Compton School Board Member Micah Ali Met with President Obama
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 June 2011
Last Friday, Micah Ali, a member of the Compton Unified School District Board of Education, traveled to Washington, D.C. Friday to meet with members of the Obama administration and attend an intimate ... read more >>
Assemblymember Isadore Hall Announces Campaign for Congress
Written by Ismail Muhammad (Contributing Writer) 23 June 2011
Assemblyman Isadore Hall California State Assemblymember Isadore Hall announced his campaign for Congress today. Hall intends to run in a new Congressional District, which according to the first draft ... read more >>
Redistricting Black political survival
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 June 2011
The preliminary district maps are out and they spell a dramatic change in the California political landscape By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorAsk the average person about redistricting and ... read more >>
Janna Zurita Wins in Compton
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) and Jasmyne Cannick (Contributing Writer) 16 June 2011
Assemblyman Isadore Hall an avid supporter of Councilwoman-elect Janna Zurita She now becomes Compton's newest city council member after defeating a two-term incumbent.Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing ... read more >>
‘Straight Outta Compton’ Isadore Hall Endorses Janna Zurita for Compton City Council
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 May 2011
Assemblyman Isadore Hall and candidate Janna Zurita By Jasmyne Cannick, Sentinel Contributing WriterThree weeks from runoff election Compton native continues to build momentumWith three weeks to go before ... read more >>
Assemblymember Mitchell’s Bill to Limit Ticketing of Homeless Youth Clears Assembly
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 May 2011
Sacramento, CA--A measure joint authored by Assemblymembers Holly Mitchell (D-South Los Angeles) and Nathan Fletcher (R-San Diego) to protect homeless youths from being ticketed and harassed for loitering ... read more >>
Rep. Bass Introduces Congressional Resolution Recognizing May as National Foster Care Month.
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 May 2011
Congresswoman Karen Bass with foster kids First Legislation Introduced by Rep. Bass in Congress Continues Efforts Initiated in Sacramento by Honoring Foster Youth and Parents Washington, DC--U.S. Rep. ... read more >>
Bradford’s Legislation, AB 1384, to Reduce Recidivism, Passes
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 13 May 2011
SACRAMENTO, CA--Assemblymember Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) was successful in moving Assembly Bill 1384 out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee. AB 1384 would provide the courts with discretion to ... read more >>
AB 420 Davis on Redistricting
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 May 2011
SACRAMENTO--The California State Assembly Committee on Elections and Redistricting recently approved AB 420, legislation by Assemblyman Mike Davis (D-Los Angeles), which will change the way we count inmates ... read more >>
Janice Hahn for Congress
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 13 May 2011
The right to vote is a sacred honor, right and responsibility that so many African Americas have fought and died for. We must honor the memory and remember the pain sacrifice and wisdom of their efforts. ... read more >>
Jan Perry for Mayor
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 April 2011
Her candidacy will be history in the making- the first woman.The Ninth District Councilwoman has filed papers to run for mayor and as a result, she is poised to become the first woman and the first African-American ... read more >>
Dr. Jones predicated to win council seat
Written by Anton Bailey 01 April 2011
Assemblyman Isadore Hall and Councilman Dr. Willie Jones Compton's Business to Business RoundtableBy Anton BlakelyCompton, CA- 4th District Councilman Dr. Willie O. Jones, and Assemblyman Isadore Hall, ... read more >>
Big Elections = Big Results!
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 10 March 2011
Parks, LaMotte and Wesson dominated and decimated in the elections as majority of measures ruled the ballots.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff Writer"The 8th district is not for sale!" said the newly ... read more >>
Boxer, Casey Laud Senate Passage of Bill to Prevent Lawmakers from Being Paid During Government Shutdown
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2011
Senators Urge Speaker Boehner to Swiftly Pass Companion Bill in the House Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Bob Casey (D-PA) today lauded the Senate's unanimous vote to pass their ... read more >>
Feinstein and Bass Host Leadership Luncheon
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
From left to right are: Rev. Dr. Marvis Davis, pastor of New Bethel M.B. Church and president of the Baptist Ministerial Conference of Los Angeles and Vicinity; Rev. Michael Eagle, pastor of St. Mark A.M.E. ... read more >>
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Files Suit for $800,000 in Computer Kiosk Fraud Against African American Churches
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris filed a lawsuit today seeking restitution and civil penalties totaling $803,100 in a scam that defrauded 33 African American churches in Southern California. Promoters ... read more >>
Wesson Grills City Officials on Obama Stimulus Spending
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
Councilman Herb Wesson discussing the 10th district with President Barack Obama LOS ANGELES--Confronting an unemployment rate that has risen to13 percent, City Councilmember Herb Wesson grilled Los Angeles ... read more >>
Rahm Emanuel elected Mayor of Chicago
Written by Associated Press 25 February 2011
Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel AP StoryCHICAGO--Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel was elected mayor of Chicago on Tuesday, easily overwhelming five rivals to take the helm of the nation's third-largest ... read more >>
Fundraiser for Parks
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 2011
Rickey Ivie, Eloise Laws and Bernard C. Parks. Photo by Malcolm Ali The Committee to Re-elect Bernard C. Parks recently held a fundraiser for the 8th district councilman.The hosts were prominent attorney, ... read more >>
Councilman Herb Wesson Kicks Off His Re-election Campaign
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds & ED Johnson 10 February 2011
Wesson's Campaign headquarters (Photo by P.A. Edmead Jr.) Elected officials and the community came out to show their support for Councilman Herb Wesson and his work in the 10th district.By Yussuf J. ... read more >>

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The Swearing-in of Congresswoman Karen Bass
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 February 2011
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi swearing in Karen Bass (PHOTO CREDIT: Studio International) By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorThe auditorium was full to capacity with standing room only for those ... read more >>
Bernard Parks Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Special to Sentinel) 03 February 2011
Photo credit: Malcom Samuel By Jasmyne A. CannickLEIMERT PARK - With little over a month until Angelino's head to the polls, Saturday, 8th District Councilmember Bernard Parks' kicked off campaign for ... read more >>
Person of the Year: Attorney General Kamala Harris
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 06 January 2011
Attorney General Kamala HarrisWe enter a new year with an attorney general,ready to be “smart on crime.”By Brian W. Carter, L.A. Sentinel Staff WriterLiving in California, it is imperative that the ... read more >>
House Republicans Reward Corporate Interests
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 January 2011
GOP's first serious leadership act ignores America's grave economic problemsWashington--House Republicans have announced that a vote on repealing the recently passed health care reform law will occur on ... read more >>