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Mental Health Issues on Skid Row and Beyond
Written by Maya Humes, Sentinel Intern 24 July 2014
On June 30, LAPD Senior Lead Officer Deon Joseph, who has been patrolling Skid Row for 16 years, wrote in the Downtown News that Skid Row is currently "in the throes of a mental health state of emergency."  While ... read more >>
188 Youth Defy The Odds and Ends
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 June 2014
Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Children & Family Services, Philip L. Browning introduced speakers and congratulated the graduates. KTLA 5 Morning News Co-Anchor, Chris Schauble ... read more >>
In Memory of Dr. Maya Angelou; An American Great
Written by Eric Lee, Sentinel Contributing Writer 12 June 2014
  Dr. Angelou reminds us all to be humbled by life, and to be in tune with our realities for better or for worse as they make us who we are. (photo by Associated Press) Recently, the world witnessed ... read more >>
Apple buys headphone maker, music streamer Beats for $3 billion
Written by Associated Press 28 May 2014
Luke Wood, Jimmy Lovine and Dr. Dre Rob Bennett/AP Images for Beats by Dr. Dre Apple is striking a new chord with a $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, a headphone and music ... read more >>
Mary Louise Guides Community Pillar House of Winston
Written by Kenneth Miller Asst. Managing Editor 01 August 2013
    For nearly 40 years, House of Winston Mortuary has been a pillar in the South Los Angeles community, not just as a business that carefully handles lost loved ones, but also as a partner of goodwill. The ... read more >>
EEOC Sues BMW, Dollar General over Background Checks
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Washington Correspondent 18 June 2013
  WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency that enforces federal employment discrimination laws, filed lawsuits against BMW and the discount retailer Dollar ... read more >>
Mayor Villraigosa Mandates MTA Hold Contractors Accountable For Lack of Blacks Hired on Phase I of Crenshaw Rail Project
Written by Kenneth Miller Asst. Managing Editor 25 April 2013
The Metro Transportation Authority (MTA) pledged significant African American participation during the construction phase of the Metro Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor and also signed a project labor agreement ... read more >>
Congresswoman Maxine Waters Endorses Wendy Greuel for Mayor
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 09 April 2013
Los Angeles – Congresswoman Maxine Waters announced today that she is endorsing Wendy Greuel for mayor of Los Angeles and joining Greuel’s campaign as a co-chair. Throughout her 37 years of public ... read more >>
Hyundai-Kia recalling nearly 1.9 million vehicles
Written by Tom Krisher, Associated Press 03 April 2013
(AP Photo)   DETROIT (AP) — Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia are recalling almost 1.9 million vehicles to fix problems with air bags and brake light switches. The switch recall covers almost ... read more >>
Demolition Bash at West L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 January 2013
West Los Angeles College president Nabil Abu-Ghazaleh man’s equipment that will be used to demolish 43-year-old “temporary” buildings that are finally being removed thanks to a construction bond ... read more >>
Toyota settlement gets preliminary approval
Written by Associated Press 03 January 2013
  Toyota settlement gets preliminary approval  (AP) — A plaintiffs' attorney says a U.S. District Court judge in California has given preliminary approval to a $1 billion-plus settlement with Toyota ... read more >>
Four More Years!!
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2012
  Four More Years!! Gene Hale and President Barack Obama Sentinel News Service Gene Hale, Chairman of President Obama’s Small Medium Enterprise Export Committee will serve four more years as ... read more >>
The California Wellness Foundation Recognizes 20th Annual California Peace Prize Honorees
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 22 December 2012
Peace Promoters Each Receive $25,000                     Pictured here (left to right) are Foundation President and CEO Diana M. Bontá, and honoree Michael Cummings.  The California ... read more >>
Port of Los Angeles Wins Environmental Award
Written by Super User 26 October 2012
Containerisation International’ Honors Port for Advancing Environmental Practices and Innovation in the Container Industry   SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Oct. 25, 2012 — The Port of Los Angeles has earned ... read more >>
FUNDING FOR CRENSHAW/LAX LINE APPROVED
Written by Ashley Nash, Sentinel (Contributing Writer) & Chelsea Battle, Sentinel (Contributing Writer) 03 October 2012
Coming: the Crenshaw/LAX line. Photo by Troy Tieuel      As a result of a combined struggle by elected officials at all levels, the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) ... read more >>
U.S. Department of Transportation Approves $545.9 Million Loan to Advance Public Transit in Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 01 October 2012
WASHINGTON—U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has approved a $545.9 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan that will enable the Los Angeles County Metropolitan ... read more >>
SBA and U.S. Black Chamber, Inc. Host Matchmaker, Training and Awards Conference in Washington, D.C.
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 01 October 2012
  WASHINGTON—The U.S. Small Business Administration and U.S. Black Chamber, Inc. will host a free National 8(a) Training, Business Matchmaking and Awards Ceremony at the Carnegie Library in Washington, ... read more >>
Jackson estate, businessman settle copyright case
Written by ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Associated Press 06 September 2012
In this Monday, Feb. 28, 2005 file photo, Michael Jackson follows his mother, Katherine Jackson, as they arrive for court. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)   LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson's ... read more >>
Magic Johnson Inspires Young Entrepreneurs
Written by Simeon Gant 28 August 2012
Magic Johnson Inspires Young Entrepreneurs   By Simeon Gant   San Diego, CA---High School and College students received a few basic principles on how to succeed in business from legendary basketball ... read more >>
Statement by Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on 2012 youth employment
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 August 2012
Statement by Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on 2012 youth employment   WASHINGTON -- Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today issued the following statement regarding the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ ... read more >>
Metro reaches a 3-year contract with ATU
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 August 2012
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) reached a 3-year contract with the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU), representing over 2,300 bus and rail maintenance employees. “Metro ... read more >>
APAC applauds High Speed Rail for Approving Inclusion of Minority Business Contracting
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 August 2012
Oakland, CA – Associated Professionals and Contractors (APAC) of California, Inc. commends the California High Speed Rail Authority's (CHSRA) decision to include Disadvantaged Businesses in the development ... read more >>
Two Los Angeles Tobacco Distributors Defraud State of More Than $1 Million
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 July 2012
Sacramento – Two Los Angeles men were sentenced on July 19 for defrauding the State of California of more than $1 million in state tobacco excise taxes, announced Chairman Jerome E. Horton of the California ... read more >>
Port of L.A. Approves Eagle Marine Services “Pier 300” Container Terminal Expansion
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 July 2012
Port of L.A. Approves Eagle Marine Services “Pier 300” Container Terminal Expansion $196 Million Green Modernization Project to Create Nearly 3,400 Jobs During Construction and Add Nearly 8,000 ... read more >>
California Homeowner Bill of Rights Passes Legislature
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 July 2012
    California Homeowner Bill of Rights Passes Legislature, Bringing Mortgage Reforms One Step Closer to LawSACRAMENTO -- Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced the California Homeowner Bill ... read more >>

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