Lean Times in Leimert Park
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 11 June 2009
Leimert Park has seen busier days. Take a stroll down Degnan Blvd and you will run into a lot less people than when our country was in better economic times. You will not have to wait very long to receive ... read more >>
City Employee Arrested for Fuel Theft
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
City of Los Angeles employee Raymond Mark, 44, was arrested and booked for grand theft relating to charges of stealing fuel at Los Angeles City maintenance facilities last week. At least 50,000 gallons ... read more >>
Inglewood Close to decision on Hollywood Park
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
Inglewood, CA -Public hearings were concluded after lengthy discussions Monday as Inglewood's City Council continued to receive comments and address matters concerning a proposed 238 acre Hollywood Park ... 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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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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
'Obama' Artist Best Work Yet
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 28 May 2009
                             "44th" by Muhammad Mubark is on display in the gallery of the Los Anglees Sentinel. - Photo ... read more >>
Gang Violence Claims Prep Star
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 28 May 2009
Daniel Farber Photo by Jason Lewis for Sentinel It was a quiet day at Harbor City Narbonne High School on Tuesday, May 26. The day after Memorial Day is usually one of joy as friends discussed their ... read more >>
Congresswoman Maxine Waters Honored as Water Legislator of the Year
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 May 2009
West Basin Municipal Water District has honored Congresswoman Maxine Waters as one of its 2008 Legislators of the Year.  Congresswoman Waters was presented the award by West Basin Directors Gloria Gray, ... read more >>
EDD Celebrates National Military Month
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 May 2009
The month of May is designated as "National Military Appreciation Month" in California and Nationally. The Crenshaw Workforce Services Office of the Employment Development Department (EDD) in Los Angeles ... read more >>
LACC Unveils Agenda to Recover, Reform and Rebuild
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 May 2009
L.A.'s leading business organization outlines priorities for annual advocacy trip to the state capital following the defeat of Propositions 1A-1E on California Special Election BallotThe Los Angeles Area ... read more >>
Community to Pay Tribute to Roland Betts
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 May 2009
A Celebration, Honoring Roland H. Betts-Living A Legacy of Building Cultural BridgesOn Saturday May 30, local community members of South Los Angeles will gather at the Watts Labor Community Action committee's ... read more >>
Another Police Shooting Rocks City of Inglewood
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 21 May 2009
Marcus Griffin organized a sign-making project to commemorate the life of Marcus Smith and to demand justice from his killers. Photo by Francis Taylor for Sentinel Four members of the Inglewood Police ... read more >>
Council Approves $7.1 Billion Budget
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 May 2009
 Includes funding to maintain LAPD police ranks at current levelThe Los Angeles City Council approved a $7.1 billion budget for the coming fiscal year today.  In this tough economy, the budget maintains ... read more >>