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Lauren Tobin Assumes Leadership Role at Tobin & Associates
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 31 July 2008
With an eye on the future and a commitment to maintaining core values that made the company a premier public relations firm, Lauren Tobin (43), officially assumed the senior executive role at Tobin & ... read more >>
Legends Headline the 4th Annual Brotherhood Crusade Jim Cleamons Books and Basketball Camp
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 31 July 2008
The Brotherhood Crusade and the African American Unity Center is partnering with the Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation to host the Fourth Annual Jim Cleamons Books and Basketball Camp the week of August ... read more >>
5.4 Quake Creates Concern Over Greater Tremor
Written by Super User 31 July 2008
After a magnitude-5.4 earthquake struck Chino Hills and sent more than 30 aftershocks all over Los Angeles on July 29, many wonder if it’s a sign of a greater quake to come.The threat of the “Big One” ... read more >>
Poetic Beauty and Functional Elegance
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 July 2008
On Saturday, July 19, Broadway Federal Bank, headquartered on Wilshire Boulevard, hosted an afternoon of eloquence and elegance featuring Jacqueline Avant—wife of legendary music executive, Clarence ... read more >>

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Bradford offers “Up-Close” Glimpse into Gardena’s Future
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 31 July 2008
Many politicians say that they have an open door policy, but Gardena Councilman Steve Bradford has implemented the literal meaning of the phrase with his latest Up-Close Session, where residents are ... read more >>
Food Bank Use on the Rise in Los Angeles
Written by City News Service 31 July 2008
CNS - Los Angeles-area food pantry operators say demand for free groceries has reached its highest level in recent memory as the sagging economy has hit not only the poor, but also middle- and upper-class ... read more >>
Committee Approves Ban on Fast Food in South L.A.
Written by Alice Walton, City News Service 31 July 2008
Concerned that South Los Angeles residents do not have adequate access to healthy food choices, a Los Angeles City Council committee unanimously called for a ban on opening fast-food restaurants in ... read more >>
Tragic Accident Claims Life of Bob Johnson
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 31 July 2008
One of Los Angeles’ most Beloved Business Leaders Relatives and friends of one of Los Angeles’ most successful Black businessmen are still reeling in shock and dismay this week after ... read more >>
A Rodeo All Our Own
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 24 July 2008
Annual BPIR brings history and horses to Los Angeles Over the weekend, African American Cowboys, Cowgirls, and spectators alike flocked to the Industry Hills Expo Center for the 2008 Annual Bill Pickett ... read more >>
Alice A. Huffman: A Champion for the Rights of Others
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 24 July 2008
A powerful ally in the fight for justice and equality throughout the country Named by one of the leading newpapers in the nation, as one of the most powerful persons in California, Alice Huffman ... read more >>
Family Seeks Justice for Man Killed by Victorville Sheriff’s Deputy
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 24 July 2008
A grieving family is seeking justice against the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department who they say murdered their son, husband, brother and friend in cold blood. Trina Griffith, mother of the ... read more >>
King Harbor Hospital Employees Suspended
Written by City News Service 24 July 2008
CNS - Sixteen employees at Martin Luther King Jr.-Harbor Hospital’s outpatient clinic have been suspended after it was discovered they had serious crimes in their past, including at least one ... read more >>
Delgadillo Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Blue Shield Patients
Written by City News Service 24 July 2008
CNS - Blue Shield of California unlawfully rescinded hundreds of insurance policies after patients were hospitalized or required major medical procedures, according to a lawsuit filed recently by Los ... read more >>
Autopsy Still Pending in Black Studies Professor’s Death
Written by City News Service 24 July 2008
CNS - An autopsy was conducted July 16, but the cause of a UC Riverside professor’s death in his Long Beach home was “deferred” pending toxicological tests on the 46-year-old homicide ... read more >>
Foothill Transit Beefs Up Express Line
Written by City News Service 24 July 2008
CNS - In light of an estimated 20 percent jump in ridership on Foothill Transit’s semi-express line through the San Gabriel Valley, service has been beefed up for morning commuters the agency announced ... read more >>
Local Businesswoman Opens 12th McDonald’s Franchise
Written by Myra Blackburn 24 July 2008
 Compton Community Celebrates Grand Opening on 1733 Alameda StreetAt a ribbon cutting ceremony in Compton, city members and local residents honored entrepreneur Patricia Williams in her opening of ... read more >>
Billboards Honor Slain Officer
Written by City News Service 24 July 2008
CNS - The first of 20 billboards honoring slain Los Angeles police SWAT Officer Randy Simmons went up near Inglewood July 16. The officer’s family wanted to express its gratitude for the support ... read more >>
Down in the Hush Harbor
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 24 July 2008
Renowned Artist returns home for first local show in 15 years  When your work is displayed internationally in Germany, London, and the Carribean, one might wonder about the need to return to where ... read more >>
Clean Water Ruling May Hold up Construction, Other Jobs
Written by City News Service 24 July 2008
CNS - Water pollution cops, construction companies and local officials are still sorting out the meaning of a Superior Court judge’s ruling earlier this month that froze enforcement of clean water ... read more >>
Another Police Shooting Rocks Inglewood
Written by Super User 24 July 2008
As reaction comes in from the shooting of Inglewood resident Kevin Wicks on the morning of July 21, residents in the quiet Hillcrest neighborhood are struggling to make sense of what happened.Inglewood ... read more >>
AEG Extends an ‘Olive Branch’ to Harold & Belle’s
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 July 2008
The two parties have met and they seem to be on the road to a mutual agreement In an effort to find an amicable solution and create a win-win situation, AEG (Anschutz Entertainment Group), the sports ... read more >>
The New Yorker and Old Racism
Written by Eric Lee 17 July 2008
On the front cover of the latest issue of the New Yorker Magazine, America’s first African American presidential nominee from a major political party is satirically caricatured as a Muslim “fist ... read more >>
Motorists Still Chatting Away Despite New Law
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 July 2008
It appears that the new restrictions on cell phone usage while driving has only taken effect when a police officer is around. When there is not a police officer in sight many Los Angeles residents ... read more >>
Gang Program Receives $200,000
Written by City News Service 17 July 2008
CNS - Legacy L.A., a nonprofit organization that provides youth development services in the Boyle Heights community, received $200,000 in funding from the California Endowment, a Los Angeles city ... read more >>
Council Approves Funding for Olympic-Pico Environmental Study
Written by Alice Walton, CNS 17 July 2008
CNS - The Los Angeles City Council allocated $500,000 July 9, for a report detailing the potential environmental impacts of a plan to convert parts of Olympic and Pico boulevards into one-way streets. ... read more >>

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