Officials Seek Solutions to Keep USC at Coliseum
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 13 December 2007
Los Angeles County Supervisor Yvonne Braithwaite Burke urged officials at USC to sign a 50-year lease agreement that the state has proposed to keep the football team playing their home games at the Los ... read more >>
Los Angeles Urban League Unveils Neighborhood Revitalization Plan
Written by Christine Sabathia 13 December 2007
The Los Angeles Urban League has put forth a plan to transform underserved communities one neighborhood at a time. The initiative, Neighborhoods@Work, has brought together some of the city’s and ... read more >>
SAD CONCLUSION
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 06 December 2007
 BEFORE ... read more >>
L.A.’s New Security Union Demands Fair Wages
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 06 December 2007
“If we don’t get no health care, they don’t get no peace,” was the rallying cry November 29 as Los Angeles’ newly formed security officers union gathered together on ... read more >>
Day Designated for Rosa Parks
Written by City News Service 06 December 2007
CNS - Marking the 52nd anniversary of Rosa Parks’ refusal to move from her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Ala., the Los Angeles City Council designated Dec. 1 as “Rosa Parks Human Rights ... read more >>
Gang Reduction Zone Launched in South LA
Written by City News Service 06 December 2007
CNS - The city’s newest Community Law Enforcement and Recovery site was designated Nov. 28 in the Baldwin Village area, where there have been eight homicides this year, twice as many as last ... read more >>
Third Annual Senior Breakfast and Gala
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 06 December 2007
Compton 4th District City Councilman Isadore Hall, III, kicks off his 3rd Annual Senior Breakfast and Christmas gala for more than 400 local senior citizens in Compton on Thursday, December 13, 2007, ... read more >>
L.A.P.D Chief William Bratton Goes One-on-One with Sentinel
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 06 December 2007
By Kenneth Miller Sentinel Managing Editor Christine G. Sabathia Sentinel Staff Writer    Chief William BrattonJust months into his second five-year term, Los Angeles Police ... read more >>
Commissioner Bobbie Parks and Councilmember Bernard C. Parks light up Leimert Park
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 29 November 2007
 Commissioner Bobbie Parks and Councilmember Bernard C. Parks light up Leimert ParkBy Francis Taylor, Sentinel Staff WriterResidents of Councilmember Bernard C. Parks’ eighth council district ... read more >>
Help Identify 'Jane Doe 69'
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 29 November 2007
Los Angeles County authorities recently released a sketch of “Jane Doe 69” in the hope that someone can identify a young Black woman whose body, with the name ‘Erin’ tattooed ... read more >>
Supervisors Adopt Burke’s Initiative: Rosa Parks Human Rights Day December 1
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 29 November 2007
In recognition of the 52nd anniversary of civil rights activist Rosa Parks’ refusal to move from her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama bus on December 1, 1955, Los Angeles County Supervisor Yvonne ... read more >>
Eddie in His Own Lane in Homeless World
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 29 November 2007
His name is Eddie and for the past 14 years he has been a statistic among the millions of homeless men, women and children in Los Angeles County. Retired at 65 years of age and a former college student ... read more >>
City of Compton Gives More Than 500 Families Turkeys for Thanksgiving
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 29 November 2007
 Just one day prior to Thanksgiving, Compton’s 4th District councilman Isadore Hall gives more than 500 families turkeys in celebration of Thanksgiving. On the steps of Compton City Hall, ... read more >>
County Treasurer and Tax Collector Issues Reminder for Property Owners
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 29 November 2007
Mark J. Saladino, Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector, reminds property owners that the first installment of the 2007-2008 property taxes becomes delinquent if not paid by Monday, Dec. 10, ... read more >>
Supervisors Tentatively Approve Homeless Program
Written by City News Service 29 November 2007
CNS - Fifty of the most vulnerable homeless people on downtown’s Skid Row would be identified and moved into apartments with accessible support services under a program given tentative approval ... read more >>
Dept. of Health Services Narrows Candidate List to Run King-Harbor Hospital
Written by Richard Guzman 29 November 2007
CNS - The short list of candidates to re-open and run Martin Luther King Jr.-Harbor Hospital has been narrowed to three, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services officials said. Still in ... read more >>
Homer Broome, LAPD Pioneer, Dies
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 29 November 2007
By Yussuf J. Simmonds Sentinel Assistant Managing Editor Margaret McNair Contributing Writer. Homer F. Broome Jr. was born in 1931 to Ethel and Homer F. Broome Sr. in Los Angeles, California. ... read more >>

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African American Knowledge Transfer Summit
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 22 November 2007
 Legendary civil rights leaders converge with emerging 21st century activists at the African American Knowledge Transfer Summit.The topic of African American leadership is sure to stir-up controversy ... read more >>
Mayor Rejects Pay Raise
Written by City News Service 22 November 2007
CNS - Mayor Antonio Villarai-gosa rejected a 4.16 percent raise, his office announced Nov. 14. The mayor currently makes $223,142 a year. “With the city of Los Angeles facing a tough budget ... read more >>
City Attorney Seeks Injunction Against Rolling 40s Crips Street Gang
Written by City News Service 22 November 2007
CNS - The City Attorney’s Office is seeking an injunction that would prevent members of the Rolling 40s Crips and two other South Los Angeles gangs from associating with each other in public, court ... read more >>
Report Cites $3 Billion in Government Waste
Written by City News Service 22 November 2007
CNS - The city of Los Angeles’ automated toilets and a museum on the history of water are among the most “egregious” examples of government waste, according to a report released ... read more >>
LAPD’s Community-Mapping Project Sparks Controversy
Written by City News Service 22 November 2007
CNS - The LAPD will outline a community-outreach program it intends to adopt to replace a hastily abandoned plan to scope out potential terrorists through a community-mapping project targeting Muslims. ... read more >>
Positive Side Awards and Dinner Honors Founder
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 22 November 2007
“Honoring Our Past for a Better Future,” was the theme for this year’s Recycling Black Dollars’ (RBD) 19th Anniversary, Positive Side Awards & Dinner event held recently at ... read more >>
Rare Robbery Case Brings Cries of Racism
Written by Juliana Barbassa, Associated Press 22 November 2007
AP - Three young Black men break into a White man’s home in rural Northern California. The homeowner shoots two of them to death—but it’s the surviving Black man who is charged with murder.In ... read more >>
The Homeless and Thanksgiving
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 22 November 2007
“Homelessness is a big business in [Los Angeles]... even bigger than religion,” said a Skid Row man earlier this week, who refused to be identified. While waiting with about 50 others for ... read more >>