Saturday, May 30, 2015
Thousands Attend the March for Babies Walk
Written by Jason Lewis 13 May 2011
Members of Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Zeta Phi Beta, and Sigma Gamma Rho raised thousands of dollars for the March of Dimes at the annual March for Babies walk at Exposition Park. Photo by Jason ... read more >>
Heightened Security for Obama’s Grandmother after Bin Laden Shooting
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 13 May 2011
A beefed-up battalion of security was ordered around the rural Kenyan home of President Obama's grandmother following the fatal shooting of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. "We received reports of plans ... read more >>
Compton Mayor and City Council applauds third grader
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 May 2011
(L-R) Councilwoman Yvonne Arceneaux, Councilwoman Lillie Dobson, Councilman Dr. Willie O. Jones, Gloria Vasquez-mother, Luis Escareno, Sydney Ritchey-Burnett-Emerson Principal, Kenneth Gutierrez-brother, ... read more >>
Looking at California Redistricting
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) & Samuel Richard (Contributing Writer) 12 May 2011
''State redistricting map with 10 regions.Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-35)Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-9)Congresswoman Laura Richardson (CA-37) Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-33) Understanding redistricting ... read more >>
Attorney General Harris Encourages Californians to turn in Old Prescription Drugs
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 May 2011
SACRAMENTO - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris encourages Californians to participate in "Prescription Drug Take-Back Day" tomorrow by taking their expired, unwanted and unused prescriptions to an official ... read more >>
Gospel’s Sensation Comes to Compton
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 May 2011
Roque, former Star Search and Disney Mouseketeer Star, to Perform at Salvation Army Gospel's Latest Sensation Performs New Inspirational Single, "Thank You"LOS ANGELES- These are difficult times in America. ... read more >>
HUD Works to stop Loan Scams
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 05 May 2011
The organization is looking to inform, address and stop scam artists from targeting vulnerable homeowners.On Friday, Apr. 28, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) held a press conference ... read more >>
Mothers from the Motherland
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 May 2011
A Mother’s Passion for Music and Life: Karen A. Clark
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 05 May 2011
Karen A. ClarkNaeem Clark, Karen (mother), Gara Clark By Brandon I. Brooks Assistant Managing Editor Karen A. Clark is not your average everyday woman. Better stated, Clark is not your average everyday ... read more >>
Brandon I. Brooks appointed as Assistant Managing Editor of Sentinel
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 05 May 2011
Sentinel Staff ReportThe Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Brandon I. Brooks as the new assistant managing editor. This historic mark comes just six months ... read more >>
President Obama Gives the Order – Mission Accomplished
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 05 May 2011
On the final night at the Democratic National Convention in Denver in 2008, an emboldened candidate Senator Obama stated in a 42-minute speech that kept the audience riveted his plan for change in America. ... read more >>
Black Business Month: Broadway Federal Bank
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 30 April 2011
The beginning as Broadway Federal Savings & LoanDr. H. Claude Hudson, [founder, 1st generation] Elbert T. Hudson (right), [2nd generation] Paul Hudson, [3rd generation, chairman] LegendsBy Yussuf J. ... read more >>
‘Straight Outta Compton’: Tammy Tumbling
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 28 April 2011
Tammy among the people By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorAfter more than a decade at SCE, she is now the director of Philanthropy and Community InvolvementPresently the director of Philanthropy ... read more >>

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The Urban League Spring Symposium, a Major Success
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 April 2011
Mayor Villaraigosa and Blair Taylor, President of L.A Urban League(PHOTO CREDIT: MALCOLM ALI) The symposium was well attended (Photo Credit: Malcolm Ali)  Kevin Johnson, Sacramento Mayor (Photo Credit: ... read more >>
For many it’s gas – food or rent!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 28 April 2011
The community has been under siege by high unemployment and massive foreclosures and now, here comes escalating gas prices ... what's next? By Jennifer BihmContributing WriterCleo Reynolds mumbled a few ... read more >>
Leimert Park Station, a Must
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 28 April 2011
The Vision Theater, the Leimert Park landmark Anything less will devastate the businesses in the area and devalue the communityBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorThe metro rail is coming through ... read more >>
Lawrence Tolliver III
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 April 2011
“As I reflect on my son, I see him as a good guy…one that did all the right things. He worked himself through college, served his country with the navy, worked for the railroad. “—Lawrence Tolliver ... read more >>
Compton Election Results
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 April 2011
DR. WILLIE JONES.  Photo by Jason Lewis  Compton held its elections for the first and fourth councilmanic districts last Tuesday.  As of press-time, Dr. Willie Jones had retained has seat as the 4th ... read more >>
Carlton Goodlett
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 April 2011
Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett, the publisher by Yussuf J. SimmondsCarlton Goodlett"Medical Doctor, Businessman, Scholar, Civil Rights Activist and Publisher"Born in July 1914, in Chipley, Florida, Carlton Benjamin ... read more >>
Expo Line Almost Ready to Ride
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 April 2011
LOS ANGELES—Councilmembers Herb Wesson and Bernard Parks were joined by other officials at the Expo Line’s new Western Avenue Station to highlight the progress that has been made and preview the new ... read more >>
Orange County Republican’s Cartoon is Racist, and Davanport Should Resign, So Says CA. NAACP
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 April 2011
Statement of Alice Huffman, PresidentSACRAMENTO--The California State NAACP through its President, Alice Huffman today has issued a statement regarding the cartoon emailed around by Orange County Republican ... 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 >>
Attorney General’s first 100 days
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 21 April 2011
Attorney General Kamala Harris-Photo Credit: Clayton Everett A.G. Harris (center) with Rev. Dr. Marvis Davis; Assemblyman Mike Davis; Denise Hunter, president of FAME corporation; and Councilman Mike Gipson-Photo ... read more >>
Overwhelming Support for Publisher Karl Rodney
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 April 2011
Karl Rodney, publisher of New York Carib NewsOverwhelming Support for Publisher Karl RodneyOn Thursday April 14, Karl Rodney appeared before Judge Emmet Sullivan, who sits on the  U. S. District Court ... read more >>
Trina Williams Vindicated of All Charges Successfully
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 21 April 2011
Trina Williams"I always knew that she would be vindicated; she is one of the few politicians who leads with honesty and integrity, and would always do the right thing for the children and the people of ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash