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Vision to Learn and Compton Unified Join Forces to Help Children See Better
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 December 2014
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Board President Micah Ali, Mayor Aja Brown, radio host Big Boy, and former Dodgers joined Vision To Learn Founder Austin Beutner to kick off Compton program and present ... read more >>
Habitat for Humanity LA Gives Compton Family a New Home
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 04 December 2014
Trenisha Dorsey completed hours of classes in partnership with the organization to receive her new home. Trenisha Dorsey holds the keys to her new home with her children beside her. (Photos Courtesy ... read more >>
South Los Angeles Submits Promise Zone Application
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 November 2014
A year after Los Angeles Secures Its First Coveted Designation, More than 100 Community Partners join to Advocate for a Second to serve the needs of some of the City’s Poorest Neighborhoods     Representing ... read more >>
YWCA Honors Cheryl Boone Isaacs
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 November 2014
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LAX Police Union Announces 2015 Leadership
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 November 2014
  The Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers’ Association (LAAPOA) recently announced their 2015 leadership. Senior Lead Officer Marshall McClain was overwhelmingly re-elected ... read more >>
Chris Paul Hosts Celebrity Waiter Charity Event
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 21 November 2014
Los Angeles Clipper, and 7-time NBA All Star, Chris Paul recently hosted the CP3 Foundation’s Celebrity Server Dinner. He is a star on and off the court with his selfless contributions to various charitable ... read more >>
City Council Approves Measure for Election Changes
Written by City News Service 21 November 2014
The Los Angeles City Council gave final approval Friday November 7 to placing a measure on the March 3 ballot asking voters if city elections should coincide with federal and state balloting, starting ... read more >>
City Council, Firefighters Come to Two Year Labor Agreement
Written by City News Service 21 November 2014
The Los Angeles City Council approved a two-year labor agreement recently with Los Angeles firefighters that eliminates a 2 percent wage disparity with the city's police officers. Firefighters and ... read more >>
Los Angeles Gun Stores May be Required to Digitally Report Sales
Written by City News Service 21 November 2014
Guns collected in a buy back in Los Angeles; gun stores in Los Angeles would be required to digitally report ammunition sale records to the city under a proposed ordinance backed November 14 by ... read more >>
Senior and Professional Affordable Housing Symposium to Provide Solutions for Better Living
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 November 2014
  On Thursday, November 13, the Senior and Professional Affordable Housing Symposium will feature several experts and panelists who will serve to help taxpayers combat the rising costs of housing in ... read more >>
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital Initiates ‘Know Your Basics’ Program in L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 November 2014
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital recently announced the launch of the Know Your Basics Community Wellness Campaign on Nov. 22 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The six-month campaign will provide health ... read more >>
‘Made in America’ Concert Costs Thousands in Police Overtime
Written by City News Service 21 November 2014
The two-day Made in America music festival held at Grand Park over the Labor Day weekend resulted in $475,570 in police overtime costs, according to a recently released report on police overtime  ... read more >>
LADWP Makes Dust Control Pact with Owens Valley Air Quality Agency
Written by City News Service 20 November 2014
This astronaut photograph highlights the mostly dry bed of Owens Lake. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has reached an agreement with an air quality agency that ends years of litigation ... read more >>
Free Conference Aimed at Helping Black Families Succeed Financially
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 November 2014
“No matter what theme we choose every year, our annual conference sheds light on our dynamic history,” says Layla Sewell, executive director of ATG. The Awaken the Greatness Foundation is hosting ... read more >>
New Generation Continues Annual Thanksgiving Feed at Ward Villa
Written by Jennifer Bihm Staff Writer 20 November 2014
A new generation of Mothers In Action will once again be providing sustenance and love during the 19th annual Thanksgiving feed at the Ward Villa Senior complex November 27.  Traditional Thanksgiving ... read more >>
Victim of LAPD Beating Files Federal Lawsuit
Written by Charlene Muhammad Contributing Writer 20 November 2014
Clinton Alford Jr. was attacked on Oct. 16 Clinton Alford, Jr.’s attorney Caree Harper hopes the federal civil rights lawsuit she filed against Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck, Detective ... read more >>
Officials Seek Eyewitness in Ezell Ford Police Shooting
Written by Charlene Muhammad Contributing Writer 20 November 2014
(L-R) Deputy Chief Earl Paysinger, Inspector General Alex A. Bustamante, L.A. City Councilman Curren Price, L.A. City Mayor Eric Garcetti, L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck and L.A. County District Attorney ... read more >>
Report Finds Police Department Discrepancies after Dorner Investigation
Written by City News Service 20 November 2014
   A Los Angeles Police Department review of its discipline system prompted by the Christopher Dorner rampage found widespread concerns among officers and civilians that the agency discriminates based ... read more >>
City Council Steps Up Efforts to Make South L.A. a Promise Zone
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 November 2014
(The Los Angeles City Council considered backing an effort last week to designate the South Los Angeles area as one of President Barack Obama's ``Promise Zones,'' which would give the area an edge when ... read more >>
Local substance abuse program has been fighting for the community for over three decades
Written by Brian W. Carter Staff Writer brian@lasentinel.net 13 November 2014
The Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Program has waged a silent battle that has been effective in educating youth and keeping them from becoming statistics The Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Program ... read more >>
Community Coalition Secures $3 Million Dollars from CDC for South LA Residents
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
Martin Luther King Jr. Park, located at 39th Street and Western Avenue, is just a small representation of a neighborhood that has seen better days.  But on November 6, there was nothing but smiles ... read more >>
Board of Supervisors Supports City of LA in Supreme Court Case
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
Los Angeles County is backing the city of Los Angeles in its effort to crack down on motels and hotels that are magnets for criminal activity, including child sex trafficking. Recently, the Board of ... read more >>
Wesson Calls for Major Election Reform in LA
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
In the aftermath of City elections with an abysmal turnout, the Los Angeles City Council voted 13-1 to approve the ordinance that would change the City’s primary and general election date to be held ... read more >>
Enrollment for Health Coverage Starts Nov. 15
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
Greenlining Institute urges Californians to Learn about their options as Covered California builds on last year’s success Following a successful launch which brought affordable health coverage to 1.1 ... read more >>
LAUSD Board Member George McKenna Files for Reelection
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 13 November 2014
photos by Valerie Goodloe for Sentinel  Following up on a promise that he made to his supporters during a campaign to replace his late friend Marguerite P. LaMotte, Dr. George McKenna officially ... read more >>



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