Carl Bean: I Was Born This Way
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Special to the Sentinel) 12 August 2010
 Bishop Carl BeanFormer Motown Recording Artist, Noted AIDS Activist, and Openly Gay Black Preacher Celebrates A New Book and 28 Years of Preaching God is Love, and Love is For Everyone at Unity Fellowship ... read more >>
CPUC Approves At-Grade Crossing at Farmdale Avenue
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 August 2010
Action Greenlights Expo Line Farmdale Station The California Public Utilities Commission issued its final decision today unanimously approving the settlement agreement between the Exposition Construction ... read more >>
Carson City Councilmember Mike Gipson Takes Voluntary Salary Reduction
Written by Mike Gipson 06 August 2010
 Carson City Councilmember Mike GipsonCouncilmember Posts His Salary on City WebsiteCity of Carson Councilmember Mike A. Gipson, in an effort to promote more transparency among elected officials and stand ... read more >>
Being On Dialysis: What happened to me on the job?
Written by Rhonda Snoddy 06 August 2010
Personal Story ProfileBy Rhonda SnoddyWhen I first returned to work from being on dialysis, I was excited to return back to work after being on disability; I missed my co-workers. I knew I looked different, ... read more >>
Obama appoints Gene Hale to Presidents Export Council
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
 Gene HalePresident Obama has appointed Gene Hale to the prestigious President's Export Council. The President's Export Council (PEC) is the principal national advisory committee on international trade. ... read more >>
City of Los Angles to Host NAACP 2011 Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
Four-Day Gathering Expected to Generate $11.4 Million Economic Impact CitywideThe NAACP, the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization, selected Los Angeles as the site of its annual conference, ... read more >>
What to Do After a Loved One Dies
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
 Attorney Caprice L. CollinsClients often have uncertainty regarding the process after death. The article looks at the typical roles, such as trustee and executor, and explains their duties. The article ... read more >>
NCBW – First West Coast Anniversary Installation
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
 Artis LaneMarguerite LaMotteCongresswoman Laura RichardsonDr. Antronette K. Yancy, M.D., M.P.H.The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Congress of Black Women, Inc., will be honoring a stellar lineup ... read more >>
Angela Reddock Named Among California’s Top Employment Lawyers
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
 Angela ReddockReddock, Wells & Griggs, LLP announced today that managing partner Angela Reddock was named one of the Daily Journal's Top Labor and Employment Lawyers for 2010. The legal newspaper ... read more >>
A Responsive City Clerk
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 29 July 2010
 Alita Godwin, City ClerkWhen seeking information from the elected officials of Compton, the City Clerk exemplifies responsiveness to constituents.By Yussuf J. SimmondsThe city's website proclaims, "Welcome ... read more >>
Shepard’s Door 4th Annual Tea Party
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 29 July 2010
 Author, relationship coach and speaker Allana Pratt lets the men know that when they step into their nobility, women will show them how much they want to be devoted to them. (Photo by Jason Lewis)By ... read more >>
Thurgood Play Strikes a Chord with Inner City Kids
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2010
 The Zeta Rho Chapter of Omega Psi Phi pose with their mentees during a night at the theater.The Zeta Rho Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity gave disadvantaged youth of color the opportunity to experience ... read more >>
NCBW – History in the Making
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2010
 Florence La RueDr. Faye WilliamsDr. Bill RelefordThe Los Angeles Chapter of the National Congress of Black Women, Inc., is making history August 15, 2010 with its First West Coast Anniversary Installation ... read more >>
Right in the ‘Hood
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2010
 Det. Venus Mason with picture of captured fugitiveVeteran LAPD Detective Venus Mason Credited with Helping Crenshaw Community Capture Most Wanted Murder SuspectLOS ANGELES — Last week, the Los Angeles ... read more >>
ADE Makes Computer Donation to Carver Middle School
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2010
 ADE Computer donation held at Carver Middle School. (Photo by Billy Ingram, Contributing Photographer - Wireimage)Nonprofit Collaborates with Partnership for Los Angeles Schools to Contribute Much Needed ... read more >>
Jazzing Up Central Avenue
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2010
 Councilwoman Jan Perry (standing) joins participants at 15th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival.Councilwoman Jan Perry Presents Successful 15th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival The streets of Central ... read more >>
Deputy District Attorney vs. Compton Mayor
Written by Keisha Robinson (Special to the Sentinel) 22 July 2010
 Mayor Eric PerrodinBy Keisha RobinsonSpecial to SentinelLast week I had the opportunity to speak with City of Compton Mayor, Eric Perrodin after leaving court performing his duties as a Deputy District ... read more >>
Crenshaw Rising! Wesson Delivers Catalytic New Retail Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 July 2010
Crenshaw and Rodeo Retail Development renderings by Charles CompanyEconomic development designed to revitalize the face of the Crenshaw Corridor is taking place in Herb Wesson’s Council District 10 along ... read more >>
Butts Out; Is Tabor In?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 July 2010
  (Photo by Jasmyne Cannick)Packed City Council meeting (Photo by Jasmyne Cannick)An unforeseen development recently occurred in the city of Inglewood arising out of the results of the recent primary ... read more >>
Top Honors to Los Angeles Political Cartoonist
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 July 2010
 David G. BrownAccepting his sixth win in seven years, political cartoonist for the Los Angeles Sentinel newspaper, David G. Brown was presented with the National Newspaper Publishers Association's 2010 ... read more >>
To Be Like Bill Pickett...
Written by Biko Poindexter-Hodge (Intern) 15 July 2010
 (Photo by Phildoy)By Biko Poindexter-HodgeSentinel InternDo you remember as a little child when you and your friends use to go outside and play Cowboys and Indians? Someone would be the cowboy and the ... read more >>
Councilman Bernard Parks on LAPD’s Cold Case Unit
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 15 July 2010
Councilman Bernard Parks (Photo by Francis Taylor)As Chief of Police, Parks created the Cold Case Unit which investigated unsolved cases that led to the arrest of the suspect called the 'Grim Sleeper.' ... read more >>
DF Enterprises Brings Entertainment to Summer Camp
Written by Niele Anderson (Religion Editor) 15 July 2010
 By Niele AndersonSentinel Religion EditorCamp ShowBiz is where imagination is education. YEL (Youth Empowerment Council) is hosting multiple summer camp sessions for youth ages 10-18 this summer.The ... read more >>
Was Justice Served at Mehserle’s Trial?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 15 July 2010
 Wanda Brown: a Mother's painProtesting the verdictIt was déjà vu--the same result in a different courtroom--involuntary manslaughter is tantamount to a slap on the wrist.By Yussuf J. SimmondsManaging ... read more >>
AKA the ‘Grim Sleeper'
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 15 July 2010
 Grim Sleeper victimsLAPD booking photo Where the 'Sleeper' Slept (Photo by Malcolm Ali)The Mayor, LAPD, Councilmen and families come together to rejoice over the capture of the Grim Sleeper.By Brian ... read more >>