Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts, Jr. Gives State of the City Address
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2011
 Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts, Jr. addressed a packed audience of Inglewood residents and members of the local business community during presentation of his first State of the City speech. Butts' practical ... read more >>
San Fernando Links to Honor Danny Bakewell
Written by Associated Press 01 April 2011
On Saturday, April 30th, The San Fernando Valley Chapter of The Links, Inc. will honor businessman and humanitarian, Danny Bakewell. This celebration will take place at the Sheraton Universal Hotel with ... read more >>
Grim Sleeper Suspect Indicted on 10 Murder Counts
Written by Associated Press 01 April 2011
By JONATHAN LLOYD,Associated PressThe suspect in the "Grim Sleeper" slayings was indicted Thursday on 10 counts of murder.The indictment of Lonnie David Franklin Jr. eliminates the need for the preliminary ... read more >>
L.A. Transit board approves cuts to bus service
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 April 2011
The Associated PressThe Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority board has approved cuts to city bus service in an effort to balance its budget. City News Service says the board voted Thursday, ... read more >>
He is Still the Greatest!
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 April 2011
A new sculpture of Muhammad Ali A new sculpture of boxing great Muhammad Ali goes on display Friday in downtown Los Angeles. It's a two-dimensional depiction of Ali's face. The nearly three-story high ... read more >>
Percy Pinkney’s Birthday Bash
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 01 April 2011
Left to Right: Bill Duke, Roy Willis, Mike Smith, Percy Pinkney, Robert RooksBy Allison Arnold & Beata DragaRecord numbers of supporters and friends turned out to celebrate the birthday of Percy Pinkney, ... read more >>
Appointed CEO, DR. Curry Comes “Straight Outta Compton’
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 01 April 2011
As CEO of Compton Community College, Dr. Keith Curry is in a unique position to make the college 'whole' again, academicallyBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorAnn Marie Garten, Director Community ... read more >>
Parks, the Undisputed Councilman of 8th District
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 March 2011
Lookin' Like a $Million, Parks wins again; this time it's officialWith his third and final term as the Representative for the Eighth District now in hand, Los Angeles City Councilmember Bernard C. Parks ... read more >>
Poetry Contest Winners!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 31 March 2011
Here are the winners of the Sentinel’s Black History Poetry Contest: Brunei Terrell, Stevee Asberry, Myra Carter, Taloni Crawford and Christina Anderson. Each of these young ladies displayed talent, ... read more >>
Story Corps Returns to Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 March 2011
Partners with 89.3 KPCC to record stories of local African American residentsStoryCorps, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to recording, preserving, and sharing the stories of Americans from ... read more >>
Women’s History Month: Jazmine Epperson
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 17 March 2011
LACSDEP Drill Instructor, Jazmine EppersonBy Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterThis Women’s Month, the Sentinel would like to shine a spotlight on a young woman who’s accomplished a great goal. ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa takes a stand
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 March 2011
Broad Coalition of Community Members Declare Support for Tax Extension That Could Be on the Ballot as Early as June, Would Help Prevent a $6 Billion Hit to K-12 and College Funding Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa ... read more >>
Warning: Earthquake! Are We Ready for This?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 March 2011
The events in Japan have highlighted the need for earthquake (disaster) preparedness at all levels; for in California, it's not if but when the 'big one' will strikeBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing ... read more >>
Gregg Irish Honored as Trailblazer
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2011
Benbow (r).Department General Manager Richard collaborates with Community Development works for Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and he As Executive Director of the WIB, Irish(center) Trailblazer  recipients ... read more >>
BOXER STATEMENT ON EARTHQUAKE IN JAPAN, TSUNAMI IN THE PACIFIC
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2011
BOXER STATEMENT ON EARTHQUAKE IN JAPAN, TSUNAMI IN THE PACIFIC Washington, D.C. – Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) released the following statement today after a devastating 8.9 earthquake struck Japan ... read more >>
Millions of Fish Wash-up in King Harbor and Redondo Beach Areas
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2011
Dead fish float in the King Harbor area of Redondo Beach, south of Los Angeles, Tuesday, March 8, 2011. Millions of fish washed up dead in the harbor, triggering a cleanup effort by the city. (AP Photo/Alex ... read more >>
MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA ISSUES STATEMENT ON 8.9 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE IN JAPAN
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2011
MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA ISSUES STATEMENT ON 8.9 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE IN JAPAN LOS ANGELES - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today issued the following statement on the earthquake in Japan: “On behalf of all ... read more >>
Los Angeles NAACP Host 2011 National Convention
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2011
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The 102nd Annual NAACP Convention will convene in Los Angeles, July 23 - 28, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, in surrounding Downtown LA Live. Under the theme: Affirming America's ... read more >>
Make Good Happen in the Garden
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 March 2011
Lotus on the Nile Wellness Center in Los Angeles is hosting a yearlong series of workshops beginning March12th that teach the art of urban gardening. Whether you are a novice or an experienced gardener,  ... read more >>
26TH ANNUAL WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARD
Written by Sentinel Newswire 03 March 2011
 Forescee Hogan-RowlesFORESCEE HOGAN-ROWLES NAMED SECOND DISTRICT HONOREE FOR 26TH ANNUAL WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARD Los Angeles—Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas is pleased to announce that Forescee Hogan-Rowles, ... read more >>
Understanding the Propositions
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 03 March 2011
 Councilwoman Jan Perry of the 9th DistrictCouncilwoman Jan Perry speaks on the propositions in the upcoming elections and the importance of the vote.By Brian W. Carter. Sentinel Staff WriterJan Perry ... read more >>
California NAACP Says Lack of Staff Diversity Will Present Future Problems for Redistricting Commission
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 March 2011
Ethnic Diversity should be a top priority in the Selection of Commission Staff SACRAMENTO, CA--The California State NAACP issued the following statement regarding today's selection of the staff for the ... read more >>
Danette Meyers: ‘Straight Outta Compton’
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 February 2011
Will Compton produce the next District Attorney of Los Angeles County?Danette Meyers came "Straight Outta Compton" and as a veteran prosecutor, she is heading in that directionBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
SPECIAL BULLETIN MISSING PERSON: Raven Joy Campbell
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 February 2011
SPECIAL BULLETINMISSING PERSONCampbell, Raven Joy FB/31D.O.B.: 12-08-19775'04", 178 lbs., black hair, brown eyes.Unknown clothing description.FCN #2320921200314NCIC #M238243233Detectives from the Los ... read more >>
NAWBO Launches Accelerated Growth Series
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 February 2011
The NAWBO Institute for Entrepreneurial Development is a nonprofit educational foundation of the National Association of Women Business Owners(r) that strives to strengthen the wealth-creating capacity ... read more >>