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At age 115, Gertrude Baines is the world's oldest person
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
Left to right: Ms. Baines' physician, Gertrude Baines and Supervisor Mark Ridley-ThomasRidley-Thomas Celebrates 115th Birthday  of Local Super Centenarian Gertrude Baines Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas ... read more >>
Sentinel Endorsement: Arnold Butler for School Board Seat #1
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 April 2009
Arnold Butler Leads Inglewood Schools to Join President Obama in Educational AccountabilityPresident Obama has openly challenged the education community with the reality that we must become more accountable. ... read more >>
Festival Marks Cesar Chavez Day in Inglewood
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 April 2009
Bands, students, senior citizens and a diverse group of residents marched from Warren Lane Elementary School to Rogers Park where one of the largest celebrations honoring the late Cesar Chavez was held ... read more >>
Leon Garr, Legendary Community Buidler Celbrates 95th Birthday
Written by Bobby Glanton Smith 02 April 2009
Surrounded by a throng of family and friends, Mr. Leon Garr celebrated his 95th birthday at the Leon & Mattie Garr Foundation in the heart of South Los Angeles. The event itself was a shinning example ... read more >>
How the Community Benefits from the Expo Line?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 02 April 2009
There has been overwhelming interest in the new light rail project currently under construction in our community. The Exposition Light Rail Transit Line (Expo Line) is just a year away from arriving and ... read more >>
SCLC and Unions Lead King March
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 02 April 2009
Carrying on the legacy and commemorating the 41st anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., two of the regions most powerful organizations will lead a rally expected to attract thousands ... read more >>
Students Organize Protest
Written by Errica Dotson (Sentinel News Writer) 02 April 2009
LAUSD Students Demand Transportation, Not TicketsOn Tuesday, Westchester High School students organized a Student Press Conference and Speak Out to voice their discontent with the MTA bus system, urging ... read more >>
Affordable Home Developments and Jobs Rest in Hands of Pooled Money Investment Board
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
Statewide, 50,071 Affordable Rental and For-Sale Homes and 93,400 Jobs at-Risk The fate of hundreds of affordable home developments and units in Southern California rest in the hands of the state's ... read more >>
The Community Resource Connection
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
On Saturday, March 28, www.HelpIsOnTheWayLA.org in community collaboration with www.GirlfriendsInChrist.org cordially invites you to attend the next Community Resource Connection meeting to be held ... read more >>
Watson Volunteers Needed
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
The 2009 Los Angeles Marathon is seeking volunteers to help with the event on Memorial Day May 25. Congresswoman Diane Watson (D-California) is urging citizens to sign-up by visiting  www.lamarathon.com ... read more >>
Peace Walk Set
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
Friends of slain Cal State Northridge student Clifton Hibbert Jr. has organized a Peace Walk for Sunday March 29 beginning at 10:30 a.m. near 4270 So. Figueroa Street in Los Angeles the location ... read more >>
Harbor Freeway (SR-110) Closure Schedule
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
Due to the construction of the Exposition Light Rail Transit Project, being managed and performed by the design-build contractor FCI/Fluor/Parsons (FFP, a Joint Venture) and its subcontractors, the ... read more >>
Sentinel’s Art Gallery
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 26 March 2009
L.A. Sentinel Art Gallery Available for ViewingPhoto by Jason Lewis for the SentinelThe Sentinel art gallery has seen some new pieces as of late. Artist Walk Walker, Mohammed Mubarak, and Nijel Binn are ... read more >>
Expo Park/USC Stop is Only the Start for Parks; Expo Line
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
  With the pouring of cement at what will be the Expo Park / USC Station along the long-awaited Exposition Light Rail Line, the entire South Los Angeles community moved even closer to having ... read more >>
Sentinel Founders Honored in Hall of Fame
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 March 2009
MRS. RUTH AND COLONEL LEON WASHINGTONColonel Washington and staff view copy of a Sentinel issue just off the press.Sentinel Pioneers Enshrined by NNPAColonel Leon and Ruth Washington were enshrined at ... read more >>
President Obama Hosts Black Press
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 26 March 2009
SPEAKING TO HIS PEOPLE: President Barack Obama is seen here in the White House speaking to African American newspaper publishers who came to honor the President recently after his first visit to Southern ... read more >>
41st & Central: The Untold Story of the L.A. Black Panthers
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 26 March 2009
 Pictured L to R: Jeffrey Everett, Filmmaker Gregory Everett, Wayne Pharr, Kathleen Cleaver, Roland Freeman, and Long John Washington 41st & Central: The Untold Story of the L.A. Black ... read more >>
Police Shooting in Pasadena
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
Black residents in Pasadena are furious with the Pasadena Police Department after the shooting death of Leroy Barnes, 38. Adena Cole, a friend of Barnes' family, is fearful for members of her community. ... read more >>
President Barack Obama Visits Southland
Written by Errica Dotson (Sentinel News Writer) 19 March 2009
In his first visit to the Southland after being sworn in as the 44th President of the United States, President Barack Obama is in the midst of a two-day tour, which concludes Thursday March 19 with a town ... read more >>
James Stevens: The 18 Million Dollar Man
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
The Story Behind His Fight for a Big Jury Verdict When James Stevens filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Vons Companies, Inc. in late 2004, he had no idea the toll it would take on his life. ... read more >>
9-Year-Old Girl Shot in Front of Her Home
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Los Angeles: A suspect fired at undercover narcotic officers which resulted in an officer-involved shooting. On March 8, 2009 at about 6:50 p.m., Olympic Area Narcotic Enforcement Detail (NED) Officers ... read more >>
Prop 8 Debate Friday
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Radio Free KJLH 102.3FM's Front Page show will host a debate on Proposition 8 between journalist and commentator Jasmyne Cannick and controversial Muslim author Shahrazad Ali (The Blackman's ... read more >>
Garner's Life Celebrated
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 March 2009
Garner Remembered as Passionate Gentle Giant. His life was a legacy of putting others before him Veteran Los Angeles Police Department Deputy Chief Kenneth O. Garner was remembered by family members, ... read more >>
Sayles Joins USC as VP of Government and Community Relations
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 12 March 2009
Thomas Sayles joins USC Administration as the new Vice President for Government and Community Relations. Sayles, who was born and raised in the University Park area, has extensive experience in business, ... read more >>
Funeral arrangements for Deputy Chief Garner
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 March 2009
Viewing: Sunday, March 8th 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. @ Faith Dome 7901 S. Vermont Ave Los Angeles, CA Memorial Service: Monday, March 9th 10:00 a.m. @ Faith Dome Internment: Immediately following ... read more >>

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