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Compton board member replaces Isadore Hall
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2009
Despite heart attack last month, Amos Clay is settling into new position The man selected to temporarily replace the vacant 4th District Compton City Council seat of former Compton Councilman Isadore ... read more >>
Hahn v. Salabaj in 15th District Debate
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 05 February 2009
Fifteenth District Councilwoman Janice Hahn squared off against her opponent Chris Salabaj in a debate recently in Watts in front of a number of members from the community. Salabaj held his own in ... read more >>
Reddock Makes Measure J Distribution, Jobs a Major Part of Campaign
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 29 January 2009
Members of the Los Angeles Community College District board approved $400 million in new college campus projects but board member Angela Reddock, up for reelection this year said she is aiming to "do ... read more >>
Feinstein Chairs Historic Inauguration Ceremonies
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 January 2009
"Future generations will mark this morning as the turning point for real and necessary change in our nation," said California Senator Diane Feinstein during a welcoming speech Tuesday as ... read more >>
President Obama's Journey
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 January 2009
Nearly two years ago then Illinois Senator Barack Obama announced his Presidential Candidacy. Since then the American public has seen his star rise at the Democratic Convention in Denver, on Election ... read more >>
Lawmaker is First African American Woman to Serve on Defense Subcommittee
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2009
Congresswoman Kilpatrick to Serve on Influential Subcommittees of the House Appropriations Committee during Historic 111th Congress Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (MI-13) secured membership ... read more >>
Gang Plan Presented to Supervisors
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 January 2009
 A much-delayed, proposed countywide plan to deal with gang violence was presented to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. The plan's strategy is to bring together regional agencies to suppress ... read more >>
Local Woman Driven to Make Kids Happy During Holidays
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 08 January 2009
Marilyn K. Dorlac's 5th Annual Christmas Annual Toy Drive, and Fundraiser For the Needy Children was huge success It was evident during the recent holiday season that Marilyn Dorlac is someone with ... read more >>
Supporters rally behind Blagojevich pick, Burris
Written by By Rupa Shenoy (Associated Press) 08 January 2009
Just days before a high-stakes showdown in the nation's capital, the man selected to take President-elect Barack Obama's vacated U.S. Senate seat sought spiritual and political support on Sunday ... read more >>
Black Selected to Fill Obama’s Senate Seat for Now
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 01 January 2009
Former state attorney general, Roland Burris, was chosen by embattled llinois Governor Rod Blagojevich to fill vacant seat.Amidst controversy stemming from allegations that Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich ... read more >>
Assemblyman Isadore Hall Takes Oath of Office
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 December 2008
Hall is a part of the new leadership that is setting the pace and charting the course for the next generation of political leaders. As soon as Assemblyman Isadore Hall (D-52) arrived in Sacramento, ... read more >>
Butler Poised for Re-election
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 December 2008
As a retired educator, Arnold Butler knows what the Inglewood School District needs to prepare its students for the real world. Education is the passport to one's future and it has been the lifeblood ... read more >>
Assemblyman Mike Davis Receives Legislator of the Year Award
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2008
The California Association of Clerks and Election Officials (CACEO) honored Assemblyman Mike Davis this morning with the "Legislator of the Year" Award, during their Annual Winter Conference ... read more >>
Ridley Thomas on Coliseum Commission
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2008
CNS--The commission that oversees management of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum has two new members, one of whom attempted to dissolve the panel last summer, it was announced. Real estate developer ... read more >>
Jamiel's Law Could Make the Ballot Next Spring
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2008
CNS--A last-minute push December 5 from supporters of "Jamiel's Law" resulted in more than 76,000 signed petitions that could get the initiative on the city ballot next spring. The family ... read more >>
Change of Power
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 04 December 2008
Mark Ridley-Thomas, Isadore Hall and Rod Wright have been passed the torch as they assumed their respective roles from political icons. The first item on the agenda for Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas ... read more >>
Price to Run for 26th Senate District
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 November 2008
Assemblyman Curren Price is scheduled to run for the 26th Senate District, a move that will allow him to continue his legislative service for the community The recent elections have created many ... read more >>
Mark Ridley-Thomas Wins with a Mandate
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 13 November 2008
He is the first African American male to be elected to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. Senator Mark Ridley-Thomas has defeated Councilman Bernard Parks and will be the next Supervisor ... read more >>
Fight Continues over City Controller Duties
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2008
A fight over the city controller's ability to determine the effectiveness of programs overseen by elected officials could end up in a courtroom if a proposed charter amendment doesn't clarify ... read more >>
Runners File for 2009 City Elections
Written by Steven Herbert 13 November 2008
The initial filing period ended Saturday for the March 3 Los Angeles city election, and as expected, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa did not draw any high-profile opponents. Five more would-be mayoral candidates ... read more >>
Gang Prevention Measure Loses
Written by Alice Walton 13 November 2008
A parcel tax that would have generated $30 million a year for gang prevention and intervention programs in Los Angeles fell just short of the two-thirds majority it needed for passage. With 100 percent ... read more >>
Kamala Harris to Run for Attorney General
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 13 November 2008
She made her mark as the district attorney of San Francisco, now her eyes are focused on the state's top law enforcement office.  As a rising star in the political community and one of ... read more >>
Victories for Props 4 and 8
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 06 November 2008
Two of the most closely watched propositions on the California Ballot this year have won. Voters opted to ban same sex marriage and to continue, albeit narrowly, to allow private abortions for minors. ... read more >>
Will Jesse Jackson Jr. be the next U.S. Senator?
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 November 2008
Now that Barack Obama is the president-elect, the governor of Illinois will have to appoint a replacement to fill the remainder of his term in the Senate. Senator Barack Obama is now officially ... read more >>
Join the Sentinel to Vote Early!
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 30 October 2008
Want to vote early?  The Los Angeles Sentinel invites you to arrive at our office @ 3800 S. Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004 @ 7:45am in the morning and we will escort you to the County Registrar ... read more >>

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