Friday, May 22, 2015
Mayor Aja Brown appointed to California Delta Stewardship
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 August 2014
Compton Mayor Aja Brown announced on August 1 that she has been appointed by California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins to serve on the seven-member California Delta Stewardship Council. “At a time when ... read more >>
Actor Michael Jace Waives Preliminary Hearing in Wife's Shooting Death
Written by City News Service 07 August 2014
The body of April Jace is removed from the couple's home in the Hyde Park area of Los Angeles on May 20. (photo DWIGHT FLOWERS/AP) Actor Michael Jace, best known for portraying a Los Angeles police ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Youth Meet President Barack Obama
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 August 2014
President Obama and young men from Los Angeles, including Brotherhood Crusade youth Armando Reyes Jr., Anthony Escobar, Kevin Escobar, and Semaj Clark. (photo Courtesy of Liberty Hill Foundation) If ... read more >>
Hearing on Pinnock Beating advocated by Bakewell Held
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 07 August 2014
Assembly members Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, Bonnie Lowenthal and Reginald Jones-Sawyer convene at Assembly Select Committee on Mental and Behavior Health in response to the July 1 CHP beating of pedestrian ... read more >>
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. Sentinel Executive Editor 07 August 2014
April 13, 1947 – August 3, 2014  In all the work you are doing, WORK THE BEST YOU CAN. Work as if you were doing it for the Lord not for the People – Colossians 3:23 Brenda Marsh-Mitchell was ... read more >>
George McKenna Makes Final Push for LAUSD Board Seat
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 07 August 2014
LAUSD District 1 candidate George Mckenna speaks with his campaign organizers during his run off kick off in July.  (Mckenna campaign photo) School Police Endorsement adds More Fuel for August 12 Election  Touting ... read more >>
Brenda Marsh Mitchell Home Going Service
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 05 August 2014
Viewing Thursday-August 7, 2014 Angeles Funeral Home 3875 Crenshaw Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 12:30 to 8:00 pm Home Going Service Friday-August 8, 2014 First AME Church-Los Angeles 2270 S. Harvard ... read more >>
GEORGE MCKENNA: If You Can't Beat His Experience, Slander His Credibility
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. Sentinel Executive Editor 31 July 2014
  By now LAUSD District 1 voters’ have been inundated with campaign mailers and robo calls attacking the credibility of long time child advocate, educator and district administrator George McKenna. ... read more >>
‘Beat the Heat’ Resources
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 July 2014
As an electronic resource during today’s heat wave, Los Angeles County has compiled a Google Map database of the county’s cooling centers and splash pads/pools. This map will allow residents to quickly ... read more >>
Sun Reporter Turns 70
Written by GAIL BERKLEY Special to Sentinel 24 July 2014
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Rachel Robinson Honored By Baseball Group
Written by City News Service 24 July 2014
Rachel Robinson and Chadwick Boseman at the Los Angeles premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' and Legendary Pictures' 42, on Tuesday, April, 9th, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Invision ... read more >>
511 Service for Weekend ‘Century Crunch’
Written by City News Service 24 July 2014
Work crews hanging new banner on Century Boulevard Bridge informing those in the area of the upcoming Century Crunch closure. Photo: Jose Ubaldo/Metro A cellphone- and Web-based traffic information ... read more >>
City Council Declares July 18 Nelson Mandela Day
Written by City News Service 24 July 2014
Mandela Day is celebrated on July 18, Nelson Mandela's birthday. (Photo: Theana Calitz, AP) Los Angeles City Council members recently declared July 18 Nelson Mandela Day to honor the late South African ... read more >>
Multiple Agencies Crack Down on South L.A. Street Gang
Written by City News Service 24 July 2014
About a dozen people were arrested Friday July 18, in a multi- agency crackdown on a South Los Angeles street gang that authorities said controls a neighborhood and drug sales in the Jefferson Park area. ... read more >>
Minority Apartment Owners Association Holds July Meeting
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 July 2014
David Hernandez, Co-Founder of the Los Angeles Trash Haulers Association and Malcolm N. Bennett - Broker/CEO - International Realty & Investments The Minority Apartment Owners Association (MAOA) ... read more >>
Promoting Awareness of Mental Health Issues on Skid Row and Beyond
Written by Maya Humes Sentinel Intern 24 July 2014
While the roads remain empty, the sidewalks of Skid Row are lined with cardboard boxes, tents, and men and women gazing listlessly into the distance. One woman clutches a small pipe as she sits cross-legged ... read more >>
George McKenna Campaign Under Attack
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. – Executive Editor 24 July 2014
Long time educator and child advocate George McKenna didn’t know his over 40 years of service on the front lines and in the trenches of education in some of California’s poorest and most underserved ... read more >>
Betty Yee Wins Democratic Primary for Controller
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 July 2014
Former Speaker John Perez bows out of race Board of Equalization member and State Controller Candidate Betty Yee (who was endorsed by the Los Angeles Sentinel)  has won her bid for the Democratic Nomination ... read more >>
Mother's In Action 16th Annual Back to School Health & Family Festival Readies LA Youth for Upcoming School Year
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Staff Writer 24 July 2014
The 16th Annual Back to School Health & Family Festival was a resourceful and informative day for parents and kids as they head back to school. The proverb “It takes a village to raise a child” ... read more >>
Rotary Club of Los Angeles Elects First African-American President
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 July 2014
  Alan Bernstein LA5, The Rotary Club of Los Angeles and the fifth oldest Rotary Club in the world, announced on Friday July 11, that Alan Bernstein would chair his first meeting of the LA5 Rotary Club ... read more >>
BHERC Presents 21st Annual ‘Sistas are Doin it for Themselves’ Film Fest
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 July 2014
Officials at the Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC), are presenting their 21st Annual Sistas Are Doin’ It For Themselves: See Their Images… Hear Their Stories Film Festival. Past ... read more >>
LA-based Wise Solutions Lands $200 Million+ Concession in Ivory Coast
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 July 2014
Lloyd Prevost, Wise Solutions Board Chairman (3rd from left) and Kelvin Fossett, Wise Solutions Executive Vice President (far right), join with Ivory Coast’s Ministers (l-r) of Environment, Finance, ... read more >>
‘Yes We Code’ Trains Black Youth on Computer Programming
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett Sentinel Religion Editor 18 July 2014
Van Jones and Mattie Lawson discuss the benefits of the 'Yes, We Code' initiative. (Valerie Goodloe photo) Practically every young person downloads applications or apps to their phones or tablets. Their ... read more >>
LA Sentinel & Watts-Times win 5 NNPA Awards
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett 17 July 2014
LA Watts Times/ Sentinel Team (file photo) The Los Angeles Sentinel and its sister publication, L.A. Watts-Times, garnered four honors in the 2014 National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Merit ... read more >>
ACCESS DENIED! BET Awards Not A Positive Experience for Black Press
Written by Brandon Brooks Managing Editor Jennifer Bihm Sentinel Staff Writer 17 July 2014
“At a black event [like the BET Awards] there is no reason that a black photographer shouldn't be there,” said Valerie Goodloe, who has done large scale photo shoots here for more than 12 years.(Robert ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash