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LAPD Officer Killed in the Line of Duty
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 07 February 2008
LAPD Special Weapons and Tactics Officer Randal Simmons was killed in the line of duty on February 7, 2008.  Officer Simmons was a 27 year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department and served ... read more >>
Postmaster James Smith Sent Off with Stamp of Approval
Written by Christine Sabathia 31 January 2008
Michael L. Jones photo From left, Our Authors Study Club President Dr. Genevieve Shepherd, Artist Artis Lane, Los Angeles Postmaster James A. Smith and Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker unveil ... read more >>
Poll Workers Needed in LA County
Written by City News Service 31 January 2008
CNS - Another 300 poll workers are still being sought to staff voting locations for the Feb. 5 presidential primary election, Los Angeles County election officials said. “Although more than 24,000 ... read more >>
Voters Weigh in on Casino Props at Town Hall
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 31 January 2008
A few dozen Californians braved last week’s winter storm to attend a voter education meeting in the city of Carson, where panelists clarified the pros and cons of props 94-97. Carson’s city ... read more >>
A Call to Action Answered
Written by Barbara Perkins 24 January 2008
“Simply phenomenal,” says actress Sheryl Lee Ralph as she described the out pouring of love and commitment shown for our children during the press conference launching the Los Angeles Mentoring ... read more >>
Auto Club Reminds Travelers Identification Requirements
Written by City News Service 24 January 2008
CNS - The Auto Club is reminding Southland residents that U.S. citizens will need passports or a government-issued photo identification plus proof of citizenship to get into Mexico, Canada, Bermuda or ... read more >>
State Officials Report Increase in Unemployment
Written by City News Service 24 January 2008
CNS - The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Los Angeles County increased to 5.6 percent in December, state officials have reported. The December unemployment rate was above the 4.5 percent rate ... read more >>
Governor’s Budget Imposes Major Social Services and Other Reductions
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 24 January 2008
Mervyn Dymally opposes balancing the budget on the backs of the poor and children. In his recent 2008 State of the State Address, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger acknowledged that we are facing tough ... read more >>
Jenesse Center, Inc. Launches Workplace Domestic Violence Program
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 24 January 2008
With nearly one in three women reporting abuse at some time in their lives, Jenesse Center, Inc., is always seeking to reduce the number of tragic outcomes related to domestic violence. Jenesse Center, ... read more >>
New Frontier Democrats Support Obama
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 24 January 2008
“We’re just looking for better leadership out of the White House,” said Ingrid Hutt of the Los Angeles based New Frontier Democratic Club, which recently announced their overwhelming ... read more >>
Southland Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Written by Steven Herbert, CNS 24 January 2008
CNS - Martin Luther King Jr. Day was celebrated Monday with the 23rd annual Kingdom Day Parade in South Los Angeles, a volunteer effort at a Gardena school and events in Santa Monica, Pasadena and elsewhere ... read more >>
A Dinner Fit for a King
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 January 2008
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference Stands tall as a direct legacy of the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and in honor of its founder, the organization continues his work by keeping ... read more >>
SOULA Gets it Done
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 January 2008
Celebrating King Day, Union President Faith Culbreath and team overcome five years of struggle to unionize the security guards of Los Angeles. Before the King Day parade started on Monday, members of the ... read more >>
Police Chief Credits Gang Crime Drop to ‘New Approach’
Written by City News Service 17 January 2008
CNS - Gang-related crime in Los Angeles dropped 3.8 percent in 2007, according to newly released statistics, which Los Angeles Police Department Chief William Bratton credited to “a new approach.” ... read more >>
Sheriff’s Department Named Interpol Point Contact
Written by City News Service 17 January 2008
CNS - The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has been named as the official point of contact for Interpol matters within the county, outside of the city of Los Angeles. “Our goal is ... read more >>
SCLC Unveils 'City Hall WATCH'
Written by Christine Sabathia 17 January 2008
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Greater Los Angeles has kicked off its 31st annual King Week celebration with the announcement of City Hall WATCH, a collaborative effort of community ... read more >>
An Exclusive Conversation with Susan L. Taylor
Written by Barbara Perkins 17 January 2008
The long time Essence Editor talks about leaving Essence, her plans for helping young African American Children and her plans for the future. “Family, celebrate with me,” were the words ... read more >>
SCLC Ready to Celebrate 31st Annual King Week
Written by Christine Sabathia 10 January 2008
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Greater Los Angeles is more than ready for the events planned during King Week, which begins January 11 and culminates January 21. In honor of Dr. Martin ... read more >>
Los Angeles Sentinel Turns 75
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 January 2008
This year the Los Angeles Sentinel will show the world what it has accomplished over the last 75 years and its plans for the future. In 2008, the Los Angeles Sentinel turns 75 and plans to share its ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa Announces New Funding for Housing and Homelessness Programs
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 03 January 2008
Following turnaround of City housing agency, federal officials award total of $72 million to City homeless programs Delivering on his pledge to reform the City’s housing agency and tackle the challenge ... read more >>
Justice Clarence Thomas Visits Southern Calif. to Promote 'My Grandfather’s Son'
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 03 January 2008
Clarence Thomas, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, recently made a return-visit to Southern California when he appeared at Chapman University, in Orange California, to promote and ... read more >>
Kappas Host National Founder’s Day in Los Angeles
Written by Evan Barnes 03 January 2008
By Evan Barnes Sentinel Staff Writer Kappa Alpha Psi., Inc., the second oldest predominately Black fraternity in America, will host its 3rd Annual National Founders Day this weekend in Los Angeles, marking ... read more >>
King Parade Queen Named
Written by Christine Sabathia 03 January 2008
 A new queen is crowned: Adriana Constante (seated) is crowned 2008 queen of the Kingdom Day Parade. L to R: Wyvetta Taylor, first runner up; Alexandria Hutchinson, 2007 queen; and Kameron Brown, ... read more >>
Police Commission Approves Financial Disclosure Policy for Officers
Written by Alice Walton 27 December 2007
CNS - A plan to require police officers who frequently handle confiscated cash and contraband to disclose personal financial details to LAPD auditors was unanimously approved Dec. 20 by the Los Angeles ... read more >>
Feds, Locals Join Forces to Federally Prosecute Gang Members Held in Area Jails
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 27 December 2007
More than 20 Southern California gang members awaiting release from area jails and state prisons are facing new criminal charges today as a part of “Operation Winter Warning,” an expanded ... read more >>

 

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