Monday, May 25, 2015
Hundreds Participate in Officer Tommy Scott Memorial 5K/10K Run
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 May 2015
Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers’ Association President Marshall McClain congratulates LAX Motor Officer Raymond Woods on running the Tommy Scott Memorial 5K/10K in full gear on Sat. May 16. (Photo ... read more >>
AABLI Honors California Endowment, Brotherhood Crusade Leaders
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 May 2015
(left to right): Robert Ross, M.D., president & CEO of The California Endowment;  Kafi Blumenfield, executive director of Discovery Cube Los Angeles; Virgil Roberts, AABLI co-founder and board chair; ... read more >>
Memorial Day: It’s more than just a holiday
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 May 2015
  Most Americans view Memorial Day as an excuse for a long weekend and the perfect kickoff to summertime fun. But for the friends and family members of the soldiers who lost their lives in the armed ... read more >>
Traumatized students sue California district for support
Written by Associated Press 21 May 2015
Students with violent and traumatic pasts sued the Compton Unified School District on Monday, alleging they are legally disabled and the school has failed to meet their educational needs. The lawsuit, ... read more >>
Perkins shares ‘The Magic of Mentoring, Pearls of Wisdom’
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett Sentinel Religion Editor 14 May 2015
  The rewarding benefits of mentoring are shared in the latest book by Barbara A. Perkins, ‘The Magic of Mentoring, Pearls of Wisdom.’  Through the voices of 47 contributing authors, Perkins ... read more >>
Fire Station 34 hosts Fire Service Day
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 14 May 2015
Captain Dwayne Laurent is one of three captains positioned at Station 34. (Amen Oyiboke/LA Sentinel) Fire station 34 located on 7th street in the Jefferson Park area hosted a fire service day on May ... read more >>
Wesson and Garcetti meet with area residents
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2015
Council President Herb Wesson greets Mayor Garcetti, who hosted a luncheon with residents of from the 10th Council District.     Council President Herb Wesson recently welcomed Mayor Eric Garcetti ... read more >>
Compton’s Micah Ali Elected to CSBA Delegate Assembly
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2015
  Compton School Board President Micah Ali has been elected to the California School Boards Association’s (CSBA) Delegate Assembly. The Assembly provides policy direction for the CSBA, elect officers ... read more >>
“The Journals of Osborne P. Anderson”
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 14 May 2015
A play written and produced by actor and playwright Ted Lange   On May 15 at the Theatre Theater, history and theatrical buffs will get the opportunity to watch The Journals of Osborne P. Anderson, ... read more >>
Homeless People Living in L.A County Increases
Written by City News Service 14 May 2015
The number of homeless people living in Los Angeles County jumped by 16 percent over the past two years, according to figures released today by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. The agency's ... read more >>
Family of Man Slain in Skid Row Police Shooting Defends His Name
Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga 14 May 2015
Funeral scheduled for Saturday at Holman United Methodist Church (Charly Leundeu Keunang) “I saw the video of the killing on TV without knowing it was my son. I called his sister and said, “Come ... read more >>
L.A. Firearm Exchange Nets 700 Guns
Written by City News Service 14 May 2015
Mayor Eric Garcetti More than 700 firearms were exchanged for gift cards over the weekend as part of Los Angeles' 10th gun buyback program, city officials announced May 11th. A total of 29 assault ... read more >>
Water Board: Conserve or Face New Fines
Written by McKenzie Jackson/ California Black Media 14 May 2015
On May 5, the California Water Control Board approved emergency regulations designed with new methods – including steep penalties - for 411 cities and urban water suppliers to reach between eight to ... read more >>
Los Angeles chief concerned after police kill homeless man
Written by Associated Press 08 May 2015
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Wednesday he has yet to see evidence that would justify one of his officers fatally shooting an unarmed homeless man near Venice Beach. Beck cautioned that ... read more >>
Brown lawns loom this summer in California as tough water restrictions take hold amid drought
Written by Amy Taxin and Fenit Nirappil Associated Press 08 May 2015
A home with a dead lawn is seen in Cypress, Calif., on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. California water regulators have imposed unprecedented mandatory water cutbacks, but now comes the tough part: coaxing reluctant ... read more >>
3 accused of operating fictitious police department
Written by TAMI ABDOLLAH and DON THOMPSON Associated Press 08 May 2015
This April 30, 2015, booking photo provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, shows Brandon Kiel, who was arrested on suspicion of impersonating a police officer through his role in an ... read more >>
Appeals court says police can withhold license plate scans
Written by Brian Melley, The Associated Press 08 May 2015
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police don't have to disclose license plate records that advocacy groups sought to gauge how high-tech surveillance was being used, a California appeals court ruled Wednesday.   The ... read more >>
Solis, Waters to Receive Phenomenal Woman of the Year Awards
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 May 2015
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Beverly White: Celebrating 25 years with NBC Universal
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 07 May 2015
(Valerie Goodloe/LA Sentinel)  Beverly White has been a journalist for nearly 30 years, during that time she’s covered a range of unique stories during her career. “We are professional story ... read more >>
Judge sets July trial for Suge Knight's murder case
Written by ANTHONY McCARTNEY Associated Press 01 May 2015
In this March 9, 2015 file photo, attorney Mathew Fletcher, left, talks with his client Marion "Suge" Knight upon his arrival in court for a hearing about evidence in his murder case, in Los Angeles, ... read more >>
Family of man slain by police on Skid Row files $20M claim
Written by Associated Press 01 May 2015
This February 2000 photo provided by Ventura County Sheriff's Office shows Charley Saturmin Robinet, aka, Charly Leundeu Keunang, after his arrest for robbery. Keunang was killed Sunday, March 1, 2015, ... read more >>
On 10th Anniversary, Two Events Pay Tribute to 
Black Officer Killed in the Line of Duty
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 May 2015
(L to r) LAX police officer Mike Dear, Officer Rupert Staine, Mr. Scott, father of Tommy Scott, Officer Julio Aparicio, Officer Marshall McClain LAX police officer Mike Dear, Officer Rupert Staine, ... read more >>
Forgiving For Living 2015 PLUS Awards
Written by Wendy Gladney Dean 01 May 2015
Honorees and attendees pose for a picture at the 8th annual PLUS Awards on April 18th   Forgiving For Living, Inc. ( celebrated with close to 200 people for their 8th Annual ... read more >>
LeadersUp, Mayor Garcetti Launch Youth Jobs Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 May 2015
Mayor Eric Garcetti   LeadersUp, a business-driven solution to chronic youth unemployment, is launching its innovative “Future at Work” coalition in Los Angeles, together with Mayor Eric Garcetti ... read more >>
West Basin Completes Ocean Friendly Garden at Culver City High School
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 May 2015
(From L to R): Medha Paliwal, West Basin Public Information Specialist; Meghan Sahli-Wells, Culver City Mayor; Scott A. Houston, West Basin Director; Evan Dumas, Culver City High School Senior; Dr. Lisa ... 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