Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Gospel Group Martin’s Favor joins effort to raise $1 Million for Domestic Violence Shelter
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 23 April 2015
 (L-R) Siblings Elaine, Francine, Janine and Eric Martin of Martin’s Favor. (courtesy photo)  The Sisters of the Good Shepherd Shelter for Battered Women with Children is working in joint efforts ... read more >>
Legal pot in California? Taxes, black market pose challenges
Written by MICHAEL R. BLOOD Associated Press 23 April 2015
Legalizing marijuana for recreational use in California would raise an array of unknowns, from how it would be taxed to the threat of environmental damage from thirsty pot plants in a state gripped by ... read more >>
Family of Michael Myvett Jr. Unveils Bronze Commemorative Plaque on Fed Ex Bus Crash Anniversary
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 April 2015
  Debra “Granny” Loyd speaks during a ceremony unveiling a bronze plaque of her grandson Michael Myvett Jr., who along with his fiancé Mattison Haywood and several others were killed in a bus crash ... read more >>
Baldwin Hills Estates ‘State of the Estates’
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 April 2015
Courtesy Photo It was standing room only at the inaugural Baldwin Hills Estates HOA “State of the Estates” event on Saturday April 18, where 300 residents and stakeholders came out to hear community ... read more >>
Jury Awards $8 Million to Family of Black Man Who Died After Altercation with Deputies in Compton
Written by Corey Arvin,Special to the NNPA from BlackVoiceNews 16 April 2015
A Long Beach jury has awarded $8 million to the family of Daren Dwaine Burley, a 29-year-old father who died several days after an altercation with two Los Angeles Sheriff’s deputies in August 2012.   On ... read more >>
Two Events Pay Tribute to Fallen Officer Killed in the Line of Duty
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 April 2015
Annual Memorial Ride and Car & Truck Show  and the Tommy Scott Memorial 5K/10K LA Run In recognition of Los Angeles Airport Police Officer Tommy Scott’s sacrifice and to commemorate the tenth ... read more >>
Funeral for Charly Keunang (aka Africa)
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 April 2015
What: Funeral for Charly Keunang When: Saturday, April 25, 2015; 3pm Where: Holman United Methodist Church 3320 W Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90018   We seek to humanize, memorialize and renormalize ... read more >>
L.A. Police Department’s William Scott Officially takes Role as Deputy Chief
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Staff Writer 16 April 2015
(courtesy photo) William Scott of the Los Angeles Police Department was recently promoted from the ranks of commander to the ranks of deputy chief, calling the promotion “an honor and a huge responsibility.” “It’s ... read more >>
Fifteen Year Old Shooting Victim Files $20 Million Suit against the City
Written by City News Service 16 April 2015
Attorney John Harris said police showed ``callous disregard'' for 15- year-old Jamar Nicholson, who was shot in the back around 7:45 a.m. Feb. 10 near Crenshaw Boulevard and Florence Avenue. Harris has ... read more >>
LA Dodgers Commit to Inner City Youth
Written by E. Mesiyah McGinnis, contributing writer 13 April 2015
Thanks to the LA Dodgers Foundation, youth baseball interest is on the rise in inner city  Los Angeles and Rancho Cienaga Sports Complex (RCSC) is taking advantage, using the  program as way to rebuild ... read more >>
SCLC to Host Sacrifice/Labor Luncheon at California Science Center
Written by Sentinel News Service, newsroom@lasentinel.net 09 April 2015
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern California will honor William ‘Bill’ Lucy with its Chairman Labor Award and Dr. Maulana Karenga with its President Community Award at it annual ... read more >>
Councilman Price Issues $50,000 Reward in Hit and Run of 86 year old woman
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2015
Victim still in serious conditions after suffering multiple broken bones and fractures being struck near USC on March 16  Councilman Curren D. Price Jr. announced Thursday April 2 his introduction ... read more >>
Another Senseless Killing Shakes Southland
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 09 April 2015
Hawthorne Mother Murdered in Front of Son (courtesy photo)  This should be a week when MTA bus driver and mother of a 12-year old son, 44-year old Denise Chiffon Berry is finishing up another bus ... read more >>
California moves to kill the lawn, save the water
Written by ELLEN KNICKMEYER AND GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press 03 April 2015
 A home with a swimming pool sits near hillside, Thursday April 2, 2015, in Altadena, Calif. California Gov Jerry Brown on Wednesday, April 1, ordered a mandatory 25 percent overall cutback in water ... read more >>
YMCA of Metro L.A. Partners with Mayor’s Office for New Programs for At-Risk Youth
Written by Danielle Cralle, contributing writer 02 April 2015
YMCA CEO Alan Hostrup address the crowd at city hall on March 25. On Wednesday, March 25, the mayor’s office announced its partnership with the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles’ new cradle to career ... read more >>
Saving Our Cinderellas’ Program
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 02 April 2015
Empire’s Grace Gealey and Disney’s Jaida-Iman Benjamin inspire young girls at the Boys & Girls Club of East LA     Grace Gealey and Jaida-Iman Benjamin pose with East LA Boys and Girl Club ... read more >>
Man Indicted for Teacher's Stabbing Death
Written by City News Service 01 April 2015
Fifty-one-year-old Long Beach Resident Steven Brown (left) could face 26 years to life in state prison if convicted of the October 11, 2013 killing of Long Beach teacher Kellye Taylor (right). Brown ... read more >>
LMU AAAA Awards Scholars
Written by Troy Tieuel, contributing writer 27 March 2015
Honorable Steven Bradford, Former Assembly member 62nd District graced the students of Loyola Marymount University with a presentation and speech for the ‘A Night Out’ scholarship reception this ... read more >>
Report: Minimum Wage Hike Would Have More Benefits Than Drawbacks
Written by City News Service 26 March 2015
  A proposal to raise the minimum wage in Los Angeles to as high as $15.25 per hour by 2019 would have more benefits than drawbacks and increase the wages of about 600,000 workers, according ... read more >>
Long Beach Murder Reveals Ongoing Gang Dispute
Written by City News Service 26 March 2015
Murder victim, 24-year-old Kayon Dafney Six people have been arrested in the Fourth of July shooting death of a Long Beach man, authorities said last week.  Kayon Dafney, 24, of Long Beach was found ... read more >>
CAAASA Summit Focused on Aiding Minority Students
Written by McKenzie Jackson/California Black Media 26 March 2015
Corey Jackson Riverside area 100 Black Men leads his panel that covered best practices to reach African American youth. Dr. Robert K. Ross M.D. president and CEO of the California Endowment speaks ... read more >>
Local Officials to Join Mother’s In Action Clean up
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2015
Major Environmental Promotion Set for March 28 A major environmental cleanup event launched by the founder and director of Mother’s In Action, the late Brenda Marsh-Mitchell will continue with the ... read more >>
Actress Taraji P Henson Will Send Son to Howard after USC Incident
Written by City News Service 26 March 2015
The chief of the USC Department of Public Safety said this week he was ``deeply disturbed'' to hear allegations that the son of actress Taraji P. Henson was racially profiled by police at the campus, ... read more >>
West Los Angeles College Only Community College in LA Basin Approved to Offer Bachelor’s Degree Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 March 2015
Geoffrey Baum, President of the Board of Governors for the California Community Colleges announced that the West Los Angeles College proposal to offer a Bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene has officially ... read more >>
Compton Families Enjoy a Day of Fun and Learning at Nick Jr.
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 March 2015
(From left-to-right): Compton Unified Board President Micah Ali, Board Member Margie Garrett, Child Development/Pre-School Administrator Telma Bayona, actress Tia Mowry-Hardrict (center), Principal Dr. ... read more >>

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