December 6, 2013 - Los Angeles Sentinel
Fisk Seeks Accreditation
December 6, 2013
Dr. H. James Williams, Fisk University President (File Photo) Fisk University President Dr. H. James Williams and a team of top Fisk administrators were set to visit Atlanta in early December to make the institution’s final pitch to the powerful Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to give Fisk a clean bill of heath on its accreditation. ... read more »
Judge Cunningham Files Excessive Force Complaint
December 6, 2013
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David Cunningham III filed an excessive force complaint against UCLA Campus police recently, after they pulled him over and “roughed him up” over the Thanksgiving weekend during a routine traffic stop in Westwood, ... read more »
December 6, 2013
Demonstrators in support of fast food workers protest outside a McDonald’s as they demand higher wages and the right to form a union without retaliation, Monday, ... read more »
Man survives 3 days at bottom of Atlantic
December 6, 2013
In this image made available Tuesday Dec. 3, 2013, Harrison Odjegba Okene poses for a portrait inside a decompression chamber after being rescued from three days underwater (AP Photo) Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat for three days, ... read more »
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Releases Hate Crime Data
December 6, 2013
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris (Courtesy Photo)   Attorney General Kamala D. Harris recently announced that the number of reported hate crimes in California decreased 12.8 percent in 2012. ... read more »
Council Orders No New DWP Service Shut-Offs
December 6, 2013
City Council President Herb Wesson (Courtesy Photo) In the wake of the continuing problems with the Department of Water and Power’s new computerized billing system, Council President Herb Wesson has announced that the Los Angeles City Council has adopted a motion directing the DWP to suspend collections and service shut-offs to accounts, ... read more »
Councilmember Price Jr. Announces New Community Beautification Efforts for South Los Angeles
December 6, 2013
Councilmember Curren D. Price Jr. (Courtesy Photo) Responding to community concerns and remaining committed to uplifting the impacted neighborhoods of the Ninth Council District, Councilmember Curren D. ... read more »
Congresswoman Waters Commemorates the 25th Annual World AIDS Day
December 6, 2013
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (Courtesy Photo) Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), a congressional leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS, issued the following statement in recognition of the 25th anniversary of World AIDS Day, ... read more »
Record Crowds Over Weekend, but Spending Declined
December 6, 2013
President Barack Obama, with daughters Sasha, center, and Malia, pays for his purchase at the local bookstore, Politics and Prose, in northwest Washington, Saturday, Nov. 30, ... read more »
Allstate Launches Emerging Manager Program
December 6, 2013
Insurer Seeks Outstanding Emerging Managers, Minority- and Women-Owned Firms to Invest in Private Equity, Private Real Estate Equity The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) today announced the launch of its first emerging manager program to invest with smaller private equity and private, ... read more »
City Scholars Foundation Honors Watts Non-Profit Executive Director
December 6, 2013
Theresa Gartland, executive director of Operation Progress and Sharanelle Clark, senior administrator of product planning for Hitachi Automotive Services at the Celebrate City Scholars Luncheon Recognizing that few, ... read more »
Forum Celebrates African American Leadership in Electric Auto Industry
December 6, 2013
Mike Robinson with LA Sparks President, Vinnie Malcolm attend event celebrating African American Leadership to create cleaner cars, jobs and healthier communities.   Janea Scott, CalETC Executive Director Eileen Tutt, ... read more »
Kerry Washington, Star of Scandal, is Pregnant
November 6, 2013
Actress Kerry Washington (Courtesy Photo) Rumors are flying around the entertainment industry that Kerry Washington, star of the hit ABC series “Scandal”, is pregnant with her first child.   ... read more »
Bishop Jones Answers Critics; Defends His Role in ‘Preachers of L.A.’
November 6, 2013
It’s no secret that a large sector of the Christian community doesn’t approve of Oxygen’s new, controversial reality show, “Preachers of LA.”  Like moths to a flame, ... read more »
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