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Compton Holds 'Gifts for Guns' Event
Written by City News Service 04 December 2008
CNS--More guns were taken off the streets Saturday during Compton's annual "Gifts for Guns" program, the Sheriff's Department reported. In an effort to curb violent crime in the city--which ... read more >>
Mervyn Dymally: A Political Icon (Part 2)
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 December 2008
Part 2 In 1980, Dymally returned to public office and became the first foreign Black to be elected to the United States Congress where he served for 12 years. During his tenure, he served as chairman ... read more >>
Bilal Learning Center Honors Shah
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 27 November 2008
Murad Muhammad provides uplifting keynote Longtime Muslim and community advocate Naim Shah Sr. hailed his brother Khalid Shah as his hero in accepting his award as honoree at the  25th annual ... read more >>
Coast Guards Seize $32 Million Worth of Pot
Written by City News Service 27 November 2008
CNS--A Newport Beach-based Coast Guard crew last week made a 9,987-pound marijuana seizure about 100 miles southwest of San Diego, an amount estimated to be worth $32 million, it was reported. The ... read more >>
City Agrees to $13 Million Payout for Mayday Melee
Written by City News Service 27 November 2008
CNS--The city of Los Angeles has tentatively agreed to pay nearly $13 million to immigration protesters and bystanders injured by police officers during a melee at MacArthur Park last year, it was ... read more >>
City Urged to Cut Back on Spending
Written by City News Service 27 November 2008
CNS--A projected $110 million deficit could be reduced if the city of Los Angeles delays the purchase of police squad cars, trims fewer trees and installs fewer left-turn arrows, according to a report ... read more >>
Sentinel's Prop 8 Town Hall Meeting Attracts 100's for Same Sex Marriage Discussion
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 27 November 2008
In the aftermath of the controversial, November 4th decision of the California voters to vote No on Prop. 8, the measure that would have allowed an amendment to the California Constitution and rendered ... read more >>
Hutt Elected NFDC President
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 27 November 2008
Newly elected New Frontier Democratic Club President Ingrid Hutt is "honored," she said, to take on the new position. "We've had presidents like Julian Dixon, Assemblymember Mike ... read more >>
Dymally: A Political Icon Retires (Part 1)
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 November 2008
Twice Assemblyman, Congressman, Lieutenant-governor, State Senator, school teacher, father, husband, mentor, goodwill ambassador, Mervyn M. Dymally is all of the above and much, much more.   ... read more >>
LAX Workers Seek Formation of Union
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 20 November 2008
The Los Angeles Hotels Coalition for Diversity is urging African Americans in Los Angeles not to “eat, sleep or book events” at the LAX Hilton on Century Blvd. until workers there are allowed ... read more >>
Are Gay Rights Civil Rights and Are Blacks More Homophobic? In the Aftermath of Prop 8
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 20 November 2008
Are Gay Rights Civil Rights?” is the topic up for discussion this Saturday (November 22) at a town hall meeting being hosted by the Los Angeles Sentinel newspaper in light of the aftermath of ... read more >>
Carson Pays Tribute to Local Veterans
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 13 November 2008
Millions of Americans across the country gathered to celebrate the efforts of the veterans who served our country in the armed forces. Five hundred of them gathered at Carson's Veterans Park for ... read more >>
Man Pleads Not Guilty in Slayings of Woman, Her Three Daughters
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2008
  An 18-year-old Altadena man accused of killing a woman and her three daughters before setting their Lancaster home on fire pleaded not guilty to four counts of murder. Corey Lynn King charged ... read more >>
James Hahn Appointed Superior Court Judge
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2008
Former Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn was appointed last Wednesday as a Los Angeles Superior Court judge by California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Hahn, a 58-year-old Democrat from San Pedro, was Los ... read more >>
Yvonne Brathwaite Burke - A Lifetime of Service (Part Two)
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 November 2008
An attorney, assemblywoman, congresswoman, and county supervisor, she led the way and opened new doors for a generation. Now she prepares to turn the reins over to Councilman Bernard Parks. PART TWO ... read more >>
Inglewood P.D. Introduces New Training
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 November 2008
The Inglewood Police Department is introducing new tactical training that is designed to teach officers how to react to potentially deadly situations with more caution.  Police Chief Jacuqeline ... read more >>
Police Arrest 15 in 'Purchasing for Minors' Sting
Written by City News Service 06 November 2008
CNS--Fifteen people were arrested for purchasing alcohol for minors during a two-day "shoulder tap" operation in Lancaster and Palmdale, authorities said. The sting began on Friday October ... read more >>
Doctor Pleas Guilty to Illegal Prescriptions
Written by City News Service 06 November 2008
CNS--A Los Angeles doctor agreed to plead guilty to federal charges for writing prescriptions for the narcotic OxyContin for people she never met in exchange for cash, federal prosecutors announced. ... read more >>
L.A. Man Sentenced to Death for Murders in 1999 and 2000
Written by City News Service 06 November 2008
    CNS--A death sentence was handed down last week for a man who murdered two women and a teenager in their homes, raped two of the victims and sexually assaulted an 8-year-old girl in the Athens ... read more >>
DNA will help Find 1980s Killer, Police Say
Written by City News Service 06 November 2008
CNS--Los Angeles police are taking DNA samples from johns arrested in South Los Angeles prostitution stings in an effort to find a man who has killed 11 young black women since the mid-80s, it was ... read more >>
Schwarzenegger Creates Tax Commission
Written by City News Service 06 November 2008
CNS--Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed an executive order on October 30, creating the bipartisan Commission on the 21st Century Economy to re- examine the state's tax laws in an attempt to end ... read more >>
Propositions Stir Debate
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 October 2008
One of the most historic elections of this country's existence is upon us. Senator Barack Obama's popularity has blown him past rock star status. He has captured the nations attention. As much ... read more >>
'Middle Class' Joining the Homeless on Skid Row
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 October 2008
CNS--In a county that has more than 250,000 millionaires, the number of homeless continues to increase and now the faces of the homeless have changed to include lawyers, business owners, pre-med ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade to Unveil New Programs as Part of 40th Anniversary Celebration
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 30 October 2008
Forty years ago a group of men and women calling themselves The Black Congress sat down to create an agenda and possible solutions for issues that affected the black community. Their think tank called ... read more >>
The Vote of Our Lifetime
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 30 October 2008
African Americans Turnout Will Determine History By Kenneth Miller, Sentinel Managing Editor By Evan Barnes, Sentinel Staff Writer It’s happening from the stone mountains in Georgia to the ... read more >>

 

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