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Shooting Victim Stinson Brown Remembered
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 July 2009
Vilena Brown, sister (center) and mother Denise Hamilton (far right) attend candlelight vigil held Monday night in honor of Stinson Brown who was slain in Baldwin Hills July 17.Photo Credit: Jason Lewis ... read more >>
Attorney General Visits the Southland
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 July 2009
Attorney General Eric Holder Attorney General Eric Holder pictured with an energetic student from the Challengers Boys & Girls Club.(L-R) Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Attorney General Eric ... read more >>
Commission Approves New "Use of Force" Rules
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
A new set of rules governing the use force by Los Angeles Police Department officers was unanimously approved today by the Police Commission.Cmdr. Richard Webb, who heads the Internal Affairs Group, said ... read more >>
Sentinel Gears Up for 4th Annual Taste of Soul Festival
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
Los Angeles Sentinel Gears Up for 4th Annual Taste of Soul Festival to Take Place October 17TasteofSoulLA.com Launched in Anticipation of Summer's Largest Street FestivalThe 4th annual 'Taste of Soul' ... read more >>
Officer Involved Shooting Sparks Request for Meeting with Sheriff Baca
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
A South Los Angeles civil rights activist today asked for a meeting with Sheriff Lee Baca to discuss the shooting death of a 22- year-old man in unincorporated Athens."Sheriff Baca, we request an urgent ... read more >>
Inglewood Gives Green Light to Hollywood Park Project
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
Inglewood's City Council and Redevelopment Agency voted yesterday to approve a series of ordinances and resolutions, which paved the way for a proposed 238 acre Hollywood Park mixed-use project on the ... read more >>
Gang Killing
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
A "top 10 wanted gang member" is in custody for allegedly killing another man in a gang-related attack four years ago in a South Los Angeles alley, police announced today.Dion Hayes, 29, was arrested June ... read more >>
Significant Multi-Agency Effort Culminates in Numerous Arrests
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
Suspects Involved in Wide Array of FeloniesA multi-agency operation in a seven-month gang/murder investigation has lead to the arrest of multiple suspects.On July 9 in the early morning hours, a series ... read more >>
Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Honors 15-Year-Old Pilot
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
Compton-based Tomorrow’s Aeronautical Museum founder, Robin Petgrave, Kimberley Anyadike, the youngest African American female known to fly solo across country and supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas.SUPERVISOR ... read more >>
LAPD Community Forums
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 July 2009
Commissioner John MackCharisse Bremond-Weaver President, Brotherhood CrusadeAndre Birotte Inspector General Chief William Bratton LAPD The Community Relations Section of the Los Angeles Police Department ... read more >>
Baldwin Hills Estates Homeowners Association Holds Community Pride Clean-Up Day
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
Baldwin Hills residents, family, friends and volunteers come together for Community Pride Clean-up Day.Baldwin Hills Estates Homeowners AssociationCommunity Pride Clean-Up Day Volunteers remove one and ... read more >>
Get to Know Your Neighbor: In the Cut
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 July 2009
In The Cut BarbershopPhoto by Jason Lewis for SentinelTrevor Graham is not just a savvy business owner. He's not in business just for himself, he's in business for his community. He understands, as he ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Announces $100,000 for the Arts
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 July 2009
Congresswoman Richardson Announces $100,000 for the ArtsCongresswoman Laura Richardson announced today that the Khmer Arts Academy and the Long Beach Opera will each be awarded grants in the amount of ... read more >>
Area Residents and Businesses Join Wesson in Celebrating Demolition of Nuisance Car Wash
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 July 2009
Councilmember Herb Wesson speaks to community residents prior to demolition of West Adams Montclair Car Wash.Area Residents and Businesses Join Wesson in Celebrating Demoliton of Nuisance Car WashCouncilmember ... read more >>
News Effort to Help Preserve Homeownership Among Multicultural Households
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 July 2009
Bank of America Home Loans Associates assist customers seeking help in making their loan payment more affordable at a recent event hosted by the Alliance for Stabilizing Our Communities - a nonprofit partnership ... read more >>
Jenesse Offers A Safety Net to Families in Need
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 July 2009
Jenesse Offers A Safety Net to Families in Need. Where would the people of California be without the safety net that protects the most vulnerable? That is the question we grappled with two weeks ago during ... read more >>
Inglewood Receives Grant from Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 July 2009
Inglewood Recieves Grant from Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage ControlCNS--Inglewood city officials announced today it has been given a $50,000 grant by the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control ... read more >>
L.A. Police Office in Rodney King Case Commits Suicide
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 July 2009
L.A. Police Officer in Rodney King Case Commits SuicideCNS--A Los Angeles Police Department detective shot and killed herself in the lobby of the sheriff's Santa Clarita Valley Station, authorities said ... read more >>
Thousands Bid Farewell to the 'King of Pop' at Staple Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 July 2009
Thousands Bid Farewell to Michael Jackson at Staple CenterCNS--Music industry giants, entertainment superstars and thousands of fans packed into Staples Center today to say a melodic farewell to Michael ... read more >>
Executors Named for Michael Jackson Estate
Written by Bill Hetherman & Christina Villacorte (City News Service) 09 July 2009
An entertainment lawyer and music executive were named executors of Michael Jackson's estate today, despite a judge's earlier ruling appointing the singer's mother as the administrator of her son's vast ... read more >>
Access Denied: Black Photographers Shut-out at Historic Memorial for MJ
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 09 July 2009
Black Press Photographers Denied Access at Michael Jackson's MemorialPhotographers representing, Ebony, Jet, the Black Press of America and Sentinel were not allowed to take their cameras into the Staples ... read more >>
Michael Jackson: We Love You!
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 08 July 2009
Paris Jackson (2R) and Prince Michael Jackson I (R) are comforted by their aunts and uncles during the memorial service for the King of Pop at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on July 7, 2009.  ... read more >>
Michael Jackson’s Mom Named Temporary Guardian of His Three Children
Written by Bill Hetherman 02 July 2009
  Michael Jackson's mother was named temporary guardian today of his three children, and court papers filed by his family indicate that the singer died without a will.According to papers filed in ... read more >>
Worldwide Tribute to Michael Jackson Being Planned
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2009
Worldwide Tribute to Michael Jackson Being Planned The Rev. Al Sharpton was at the Encino home of Michael Jackson's family Monday to discuss a worldwide tribute and how to preserve the legacy of the ... read more >>
Jackson’s Will Reportedly Turned Over to Family
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2009
Tributes from Michael Jackson fans near the entertainer’s star on the Hollywood Walk of FamePhoto by Jason Lewis for SentinelWith a court battle still brewing over the custody of Michael Jackson's ... read more >>

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