Saturday, October 25, 2014
‘New Ninth’ Gets Its Man
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 July 2013
Adela Barajas, President of L.A.U.R.A. faces City of LA 9th District Council Member Curren D. Price, Jr. as she conducts the public swearing in ceremony. Councilman Price is joined by his wife Del Richardson-Price ... read more >>
Packs of young people cause chaos in Hollywood
Written by Associated Press 17 July 2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Packs of young people rampaged through Hollywood, knocked down people and stole cellphones and other items before a police sweep halted the marauding and arrested a dozen people, police ... read more >>
Summer Jobs Available for Low Income Youth
Written by City News Service 13 July 2013
Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a $1.7 million infusion of cash this month, into the city's annual summer jobs program that he said will provide more than 5,000 jobs to Los Angeles youth. The Hire L.A. ... read more >>
Mitchell to hold Annual ‘Christmas in July’
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 July 2013
Twenty sixth Senate District frontrunner Holly J. Mitchell is hosting her third annual Christmas in July at Kenneth Hahn Park in Los Angeles, Saturday July 13. A “secret Santa” will be on hand to ... read more >>
Congresswoman Hahn Calls Attention to Drastic Health and Economic Inequality in Minority Communities in Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 July 2013
Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) issued the following statement in response to the city of Los Angeles Health Atlas study released in July. “The recent Health Atlas study for the city of Los Angeles ... read more >>
Wesson Thanks LA City Employees
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 July 2013
As an expression of appreciation on behalf of the residents of the 10th Council District, City Council President Herb Wesson hosted his annual City Employees Appreciation Luncheon.  Over 400 attended ... read more >>
Pasadena Vice Mayor and District 1 City Councilwoman Jacque Robinson kicks off bid for the State Senate District 25 Seat
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 July 2013
Monday, July 1 marked the start of Vice Mayor Jacque Robinson's effort to succeed State Senator Carol Liu. Robinson filed papers to open campaign committee, Jacque Robinson for Senate 2016. She will ... read more >>
D.A.'s Office Seeks to Vacate Order to Release Serial Rapist to L.A. County
Written by City News Service 12 July 2013
Jackie Lacey The District Attorney's Office filed an emergency writ recently seeking to vacate a judge's order to release a serial rapist to Los Angeles County. Christopher Evans Hubbart admitted raping ... read more >>
Carson Councilmember Mike Gipson Appointed to ‘Habitat’ Board of Directors
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 July 2013
Mike Gipson Erin Rank, president and CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles, recently announced that Carson Councilmember Mike Gipson was unanimously elected to a three-year term as a member ... read more >>
Senate Approves Holden Bill to Help Fund Domestic Violence Shelters
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 July 2013
Assemblymember Chris Holden’s AB 139 to strengthen penalties that abusers are required to pay to ensure more funding for Domestic Violence Shelters, passed the Senate on a unanimous vote.  “The ... read more >>
Board of Supervisors Supports Obama Plan for Early Childhood Education
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 July 2013
Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas On Tuesday July 9, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to support the Obama Administration’s recently proposed plan for improving access to quality preschool, ... read more >>
BET educates with free celebrity panels
Written by Charlene Muhammad Sentinel Contributing Writer 12 July 2013
The No Guns Allowed Panel People traveled from near and far to get a glimpse of their favorite artists and entertainers on stage during the BET 2013 Awards.  But many with or without tickets to the ... read more >>
Watts Summer Festival Call for Volunteers
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 July 2013
Volunteer meetings are underway for the 47th Watts Summer Festival at Ted Watkins Park on Saturday, Aug. 10. This year’s theme is “Watts United: Building from Where We Stand.” Volunteer meetings ... read more >>
National Congress of Black Women, Inc., Los Angeles 2013 Annual Awards Luncheon
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 July 2013
Carla Thomas, DDS Abraham McDonald Kathy Westfield Honoring Community Leaders – Reaching Out, Embracing Our Communities Saturday, August 3, will be an afternoon of delectable dishes, fabulous ... read more >>
Los Angeles City Councilman Curren Price to Hold Swearing In Ceremony
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 July 2013
Ninth District City Councilman Curren D. Price, Jr. will hold his Community Swearing-In Ceremony Saturday, July 13 at Los Angeles Trade Technical College(North Tent Area),  400 W. Washington Blvd., ... read more >>
Celebrate the Life, Legacy and Values of Nelson Mandela
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 July 2013
  Twenty-three years ago, on June 29, 1990, a few months following the release of Nelson Mandela after spending 27 years in South African prisons, the Nelson Mandela Reception Committee (Los Angeles), ... read more >>
Inglewood Schools in Brann Hands
Written by KENNETH MILLER Assistant Managing Editor 11 July 2013
Veteran educator and retired superintendent Don Brann Retired sup. is charged with saving the financially challenged school district    The financially challenged 14,000 student, 18 ... read more >>
Is There A Sickle Cell Cure?
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer 11 July 2013
Bone marrow transplants have been used to treat about 500 people in the U.S. for sickle cell disease, said Kohn  Doctors at UCLA may have found a way to combat the complicated and deadly disease. Sickle ... read more >>
SCOTUS Ruling Prompts Surge in Los Angeles Gay Marriage
Written by City News Service 11 July 2013
Business was brisk at Los Angeles County Clerk's offices on Monday July 1, as same-sex couples scrambled to get married, with the blessing of the federal court system. According to Dean Logan, the county ... read more >>
Annual Connecting Women to Power Business Conference Becomes Largest in the State
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 11 July 2013
Over 3,500 women business owners recently registered for the 2013 Connecting Women to Power Business Conference at California State University’s Dominguez Hills with upwards of 1,800 who attended the ... read more >>
Students from Watts are National Engineering Champions
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 July 2013
Markham Middle School and Los Angeles High School On June 21-23, four Markham Health Careers Magnet students competed in the 2012-2013 MESA USA National Engineering Design Competition – Prosthetic ... read more >>
Mayor Garcetti Appoints Jan Perry To Lead Economic Development Department
Written by Jennifer Bihm 11 July 2013
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has appointed former Los Angeles City Councilwoman Jan Perry as interim general manager to the Economic Development Department, a department being created to replace the ... read more >>
Herb Wesson Re-Elected Council President
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 July 2013
City Council President Herb Wesson In a unanimous vote of his colleagues, City Council President Herb Wesson was re-elected to a 2-year term as president of the Los Angeles City Council. Wesson was ... read more >>
Brown Takes Office
Written by Troy Tieuel Sentinel Contributing Writer 11 July 2013
SECOND WOMAN MAYOR:  Mayor Aja Brown is sworn in before an excited crowd in the rear courtyard of Compton City Hall on July 2.  Mayor Brown is one of the youngest mayors in the history of Compton. ... read more >>
Garcetti’s First Day
Written by ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service 11 July 2013
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Newly minted Mayor Eric Garcetti's first day in office began with a face-to-face meeting Monday July 1 with a panel of business leaders to discuss issues ranging from ... read more >>

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