Congresswoman Waters Acts to Help Car Buyers and Car Dealers
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-35) today voted in favor of a "cash for clunkers" program that will allow consumers to trade in their old, gas-guzzling cars for vouchers worth up to $4,500 to help pay ... read more >>
Julian Bond Comes to Town
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 11 June 2009
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AKA Women Swing in Palm Springs
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 11 June 2009
More than 1,000 lovely ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, the first Sorority founded by black women, converged in Palm Springs for a weekend of business, relaxation, and sisterhood at the 80th ... read more >>
Verbum Dei: Black Institution or Done?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 11 June 2009
Andre MillerDanny Bakewell Jr.Hardy NickersonTreasured School Legacy is in a BoxVerbum Dei Alumni and school administrators at crossroadsBy Kenneth MillerSentinel Managing EditorThe once powerful and rich ... read more >>
The Caps fly as Students Graduate
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 04 June 2009
                                       Jariel Bytheway poses for his graduation photo at UCLAAttending ... read more >>
New Leadership at 100 Black Men
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
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Bustamante and Manley
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 June 2009
Sir Alexander BustamanteThe Honorable Norman ManleySIR ALEXANDER BUSTAMANTE--"The First Prime Minister of Jamaica, and one of the most influential political figures in the West Indies"Born William Alexander ... read more >>
Strong Leadership to Guide Inglewood School District
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 June 2009
Arnold ButlerStrong Leadership to Guide Inglewood Schools During Budget With severe cuts expected during the current budget crunch, the State has placed public education as a priority putting more pressure ... read more >>
African Americans Bask in Glory of Lakers Title Run
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 04 June 2009
Kobe BryantPhoto by Jeff Lewis / Icon SMIAfrican Americans Bask in Glory of Lakers Title RunIn a league dominated by Blacks, fans find best seat at home and in sports barsIt has been nearly 60 years since ... read more >>
School Internet Safety Legislation by Hall Approved
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
The California State Assembly approved AB 678 by Assistant Speaker pro Tempore Isadore Hall, III (D- Compton), which would require school districts to update their education technology plans to reflect ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson's Statement on New Cybersecurity Coordinator
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
Congresswoman Laura Richardson today made the following statement after the announcement from President Obama today that he will be creating a new White House office led by a Cybersecurity Coordinator ... read more >>
Black Astronaut Chosen to Lead NASA
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
The nation's turbulent space program will be run by one of its own, a calming, well-liked former space shuttle commander.President Obama chose retired astronaut General Charles Bolden to lead NASA. He ... read more >>
Ridley - Thomas Touts Successful Outcome of Countywide 'Gifts for Guns’
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
Over 3,853 dangerous guns were voluntarily surrendered Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas today applauded Sheriff Lee Baca's announcement of the collection of 3,853 dangerous firearms by the county's "Gift ... read more >>
Police Officer Mom Sues City for Discrimination
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
On May 26, Officer Shawna Smith of the Los Angeles Airport Police filed a lawsuit against the City of Los Angeles and two high-ranking police department officials for pregnancy and gender discrimination, ... read more >>
National Black MBA Assoc. Inc. Launches Entrepreneurial Institute Tour
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
Organization seeks to drive bottom-up economic recovery for black professionals with five-city tour The National Black MBA Association is positioning the current economic downturn as the turning point ... read more >>
Mandatory Water Conservation
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
For the past three years, California has faced severe drought conditions. Snowfall in the Sierras has been below normal, and court imposed environmental restrictions on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta ... read more >>
State Assembly Approves Hall Legislation
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
The California State Assembly today approved AB 331 by Assistant Speaker pro Tempore Isadore Hall, III (D- Compton), which would require property owners to provide written disclose to a prospective tenant ... read more >>
Mayor Issues Statement on LAFD Chief Barry’s Retirement
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issued the following statement on LAFD Chief Douglas Barry's retirement announcement: "For the past 34 years, Chief Douglas Barry has dedicated his life to protecting the people ... read more >>
Leimert Park Village Book Fair to Salute Artists and Illustrators
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
Preeminent Artists Varnette P. Honeywood, Synthia SAINT JAMES,Kamal Al Mansour and Rene to ExhibitArt comes in many forms.  It can be literary, visual, instrumental, spoken, performed or more.  Whatever ... read more >>
Community Voices Protests Governor's Proposal
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
Eliminating CalWORKs would mean a loss of 70,000 jobs and nearly $1Billion in revenue to Los Angeles CountyLos Angeles, CA- On Monday, June 1st, Community Voices, a Los Angeles County parent and caregiver ... read more >>
The Changing of America
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 June 2009
Muhammad AliKwesi MfumeChaka FattahMalcolm ShabazzSome of the names of prominent Americans have begun to demonstrate that it has truly become a melting pot indeed.In the past, "Smith," "Robinson" and "Jones" ... read more >>
MTA Committee Advances Plan
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
Motion will go before the full MTA Board for vote next ThursdayActing on a motion by Los Angeles County Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Don Knabe and Santa Monica City Councilmember Pam O'Conner, a ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Expresses Concern about Darfur
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
To show solidarity with the people of Darfur in Sudan and bring attention to the ongoing genocide there, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) announced her intention to participate in the Darfur Fast for ... read more >>
NAACP Applauds Historic Supreme Court Justice Pick
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
After leaving the White House announcement Tuesday morning with President Barak Obama, NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous applauded the historic nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor, who would ... read more >>
Historic "Pre-Registration" Legislation
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
Assemblymember Curren Price (D-Inglewood) announced today that Assembly Bill 30 passed off of the Assembly Floor with a vote of 46--27.  AB 30 will allow 16-year-olds to pre-register to vote.  Specifically, ... read more >>