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Mayor Villaraigosa Names African American Fire Captain as New Emergency Preparedness Director
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 27 September 2007
The new emergency preparedness chief will coordinate preparation for and response to natural and man-made disasters. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, joined by Council-members Jack Weiss and Tom LaBonge, ... read more >>
Pierce Awarded $1.4M But Still Feels Hurt
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 27 September 2007
Former Black Fireman Tennie Pierce Doesn’t Feel Like A Winner Growing up in South Central Los Angeles and attending Foshay Middle School and Crenshaw High School, Tennie Pierce always dreamed of ... read more >>
Lynwood Residents Accuse Willoughby of Malpractice and Misrepresentation
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 September 2007
Attorney Willoughby's appointment as the city attorney adds fuel to the recallThe residents of the city of Lynwood are up in arms over the recent appointment of tainted attorney Anthony Willoughby ... read more >>
Mayor Provides Jobs in Construction for Blacks
Written by Super User 20 September 2007
Mayor Villaraigosa leads effort to provide more construction job opportunities An estimated 25,000 jobs in the Building Trades will open up in the next ten years as a whole generation of skilled workers ... read more >>
Beach Blast 2007: Surfing, Sand, Sun and Fun
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 13 September 2007
 Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke is probably one of the best friends of Los Angeles County foster children and the best-known elected official among thousands of those who ... read more >>
Trio Pledge Unity for MLK Hospital
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 12 September 2007
Supervisor Burke, Congresswomen Waters and Richardson vow a collaborative effort in returning facility to full operation   Francis Taylor/Sentinel Photo Members from the “Save MLK?Hospital” ... read more >>
L.A. County Fair Opens Gates
Written by City News Service 12 September 2007
CNS - The Los Angeles County Fair, the nation’s largest, began its 18-day run at Fairplex in Pomona Sept. 7, with the traditional rides, fried foods, horse racing, concerts and a new environmental ... read more >>
Gertrude Baines: Black Community Treasure at 113
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 12 September 2007
Gertrude Baines at 113 years of age is an active member of the Main Gospel Church pastored by Warren J. Smith and she is proud of the dozens of birthday and celebratory greetings that adorn ... read more >>
Pasadena Crime Declines 24 Percent
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 12 September 2007
Nestled in the foothills of Los Angeles County, just south of the 210 Freeway, Pasadena, California, best known worldwide for the annual Rose Parade and locally for the famous Rose Bowl, the venue for ... read more >>
Hawthorne Police Kills Young Woman
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 12 September 2007
Just days after Mertis Curry called 911 for help with a domestic violence dispute with her daughter, she is now crying out for help from the public to bury that same daughter. Curry’s 21-year-daughter, ... read more >>
Compton Spirit Shines on Gospel Concert
Written by Niele Anderson 12 September 2007
 Mayor Eric Perrodin honors gospel great J Moss It was a knee slapping, toe tapping, hand clapping and tambourine snapping good time in the city of Compton on Saturday September ... read more >>
Birthing A New: Compton's 2007 Gospel Concert Flyer
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 06 September 2007
The City of Compton is hosting the 2007 Gospel Concert this Saturday featuring J Moss, The Williams Brothers, Dorinda Clarke Cole, Norman Hutchins, The Starlights, and Comedian Broderic Rice, and Aundrae ... read more >>
Funding Secured for Leimert Park Theater
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 06 September 2007
As a member of the Cultural Historical Endowment Board, Majority Leader Karen Bass (Assembly District 47) was able to help secure more than $2.4 million in funding for the Vision Theatre, which was the ... read more >>
Case Against Pasadena Fire Dept. Headed for Trial
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 06 September 2007
A recent mediation hearing to settle a multi-million lawsuit brought by 18-year veteran, Pasadena Firefighter Carter Stephens in which he claims race discrimination and harassment, forced unjustified ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade and Microsoft Help Bridge Digital Divide in South L.A. Through Workforce Development Training
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 30 August 2007
The career landscape nationwide is rapidly changing. By 2010, more than 77 percent of all jobs in the United States will require some ICT ability. Additionally, the forecasted top 10 in-demand jobs for ... read more >>
Innocence Overlooked in Plea Bargaining
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 29 August 2007
“I’m not just fighting for my baby, I’m fighting for all the other mothers who have to go through this,” said Ella Thomas mother of a 16-year-old accused of sexual assault and ... read more >>
LAPD Hosts Traffic Safety Fair
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 29 August 2007
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) will host a Traffic Safety Fair for residents of Southern Los Angeles on September 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at Audubon Middle School, located at 4120 ... read more >>
Parolee Charged With 16-Year-Old Girl's Slaying
Written by City News Service 29 August 2007
CNS - A 19-year-old parolee was charged this week with murder in the Aug. 17 shooting death of a 16-year-old girl outside a party in Pasadena. Johnl Dvon Reynolds was arraigned the afternoon of August ... read more >>
Man Slain, Police Asking for Information
Written by City News Service 29 August 2007
CNS - Authorities this week sought public help in tracking down anyone involved in the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old man in South Los Angeles. Los Angeles resident Eligah Rhaburn was driving his vehicle ... read more >>
Celebrate Labor Day and Support Black Lawyers
Written by Super User 29 August 2007
In honor of Labor Day, it is time to honor those Black professionals who wake up every day, clock in and do their civic duty making a living. And in Black history, few professionals made as great impact ... read more >>
"Don't Spend Where You Can't Work"
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 29 August 2007
L.A. Woman Says She was Denied Employment Because of RaceA Los Angeles woman said she faced blatant discrimination when she went to apply for a job at a Korean-owned fashion boutique on Western Avenue ... read more >>
It's Been a Labor of Love for African American Union Leaders
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 29 August 2007
African Americans have always struggled for parity in the workplace. In addition to racial tensions, cutbacks in the public and private sectors have undermined the standard of living for those affected. ... read more >>
Firefighter Allowed to Keep Retaliation Claim in Suit Against City
Written by Alice Walton, (CNS) 23 August 2007
CNS - A Los Angeles firefighter who sued the city, claiming colleagues fed him dog food as part of a racially-motivated prank, will be allowed to pursue a retaliation claim as part of his litigation, ... read more >>
The 100 Black Men of Los Angeles, Inc. Announces Partnership to Promote HBCUs
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 23 August 2007
The 100 Black Men of Los Angeles, Inc. announced that it has formed a five year partnership with Black Education Events, LLC. to celebrate the history and prominence of Historically Black Colleges and ... read more >>
L.A. Councilmembers Host Reparations Town Hall Meeting
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 23 August 2007
Los Angeles councilmembers Bernard Parks, Jan Perry and Herb Wesson recently hosted “A Different Kind of Reparations Town Hall Meeting” at the California African American Museum in Exposition ... read more >>

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