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The Urban League Spring Symposium, a Major Success
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 April 2011
Mayor Villaraigosa and Blair Taylor, President of L.A Urban League(PHOTO CREDIT: MALCOLM ALI) The symposium was well attended (Photo Credit: Malcolm Ali)  Kevin Johnson, Sacramento Mayor (Photo Credit: ... read more >>
For many it’s gas – food or rent!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 28 April 2011
The community has been under siege by high unemployment and massive foreclosures and now, here comes escalating gas prices ... what's next? By Jennifer BihmContributing WriterCleo Reynolds mumbled a few ... read more >>
Leimert Park Station, a Must
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 28 April 2011
The Vision Theater, the Leimert Park landmark Anything less will devastate the businesses in the area and devalue the communityBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorThe metro rail is coming through ... read more >>
Compton Election Results
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 April 2011
DR. WILLIE JONES.  Photo by Jason Lewis  Compton held its elections for the first and fourth councilmanic districts last Tuesday.  As of press-time, Dr. Willie Jones had retained has seat as the 4th ... read more >>
Expo Line Almost Ready to Ride
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 April 2011
LOS ANGELES—Councilmembers Herb Wesson and Bernard Parks were joined by other officials at the Expo Line’s new Western Avenue Station to highlight the progress that has been made and preview the new ... read more >>
Attorney General’s first 100 days
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 21 April 2011
Attorney General Kamala Harris-Photo Credit: Clayton Everett A.G. Harris (center) with Rev. Dr. Marvis Davis; Assemblyman Mike Davis; Denise Hunter, president of FAME corporation; and Councilman Mike Gipson-Photo ... read more >>
Trina Williams Vindicated of All Charges Successfully
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 21 April 2011
Trina Williams"I always knew that she would be vindicated; she is one of the few politicians who leads with honesty and integrity, and would always do the right thing for the children and the people of ... read more >>
Same City, Different Rules
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 21 April 2011
Baldwin Hills/Inglewood Oilfield--an environmental nightmare, our communityBeverly Hills Oilfield--an environmental dreamBalwin Hills/Inglewod Oil Field - wretchedly exposed  Los Angeles (Pico near Robertson) ... read more >>
Fire Inspector: Michael Bernard Nealy
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 18 April 2011
By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff Writer,Biko Poindexter-Hodge, Sentinel Contributing WriterJoy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterThe Sentinel got up close and personal with Los Angeles City Fire Inspector, ... read more >>
Carlisle Chosen as Sole Finalist for CDU President
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 April 2011
 Six months after launching a national search, a sole finalist was selected for president of Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, the board's chairman said Tuesday. At their monthly meeting, ... read more >>
Racial Discrimination in the Inland Empire
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 April 2011
Like a throwback to the past, Black officers have alleged racism in the Banning Police Department, which may trigger legal action.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorWhere is Banning, Calif.? ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Leads Community Meeting
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 April 2011
The crowd listened intently to the speakers.Children, they are the future. Photos by Malcolm Ali The theme centered on the potential devastating impact of Federal Budget Cuts on the community--specifically ... read more >>
Compton College: On the Road to Recovery!
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 April 2011
Dr. Genethia Hudley-Hayes addresses the audience; (L to R) Camille Johnson, Associated Student Body Treasurer ECCC; Chancellor Dr. Jack Scott; Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas; Rev. Norman Johnson; Dr. Ramon ... read more >>
Brad Pye to Leave County After 24 Years
Written by Cora Jackson – Fossett (Religion Editor) 14 April 2011
Brad Pye Jr. and Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa By Cora Jackson-FossettSentinel Religion EditorLos Angeles sports writer and broadcaster Brad Pye Jr. will retire from the County of Los Angeles after 24 ... read more >>
Massive Community Rally Scheduled
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 07 April 2011
Elected officials, Community Leaders, the Clergy and Organized Labor will join the community on Saturday at Jesse Owens Park to stop the massive cuts in the federal budget threatens its very existence ... read more >>
Romeo continues to inspire local students
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 April 2011
Romeo talks to Audubon students Photo by Brian W. Carter Father and son duo visit local middle/high school to uplift and promote education.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterMulti-talented artist, ... read more >>
American Airlines Launches New Destination Flights
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 April 2011
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa presents certificate to American Airlines photo by Brian W. CarterRibbon Cutting photo by David Starkopf(From Left to Right): Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Los Angeles Urban League ... read more >>
Kaiser Comes to South Los Angeles
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 07 April 2011
 Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Councilmembers Bernard Parks and Jan Perry Supervisor Mark Ridley-ThomasDr. Tumani Leatherwood, physician in charge Photos by Jason LewisThe opening of a new medical facility ... read more >>
SPRITE STEP OFF RETURNS TO LOS ANGELES
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 April 2011
Brothers of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc, compete in the Sprite Step Off.SPRITE STEP OFF RETURNS TO LOS ANGELES FOR A SECOND YEAR OF DYNAMIC DANCE, MUSIC AND COMMUNITY SERVICESprite Step Off, a tournament-style ... read more >>
Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts, Jr. Gives State of the City Address
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2011
 Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts, Jr. addressed a packed audience of Inglewood residents and members of the local business community during presentation of his first State of the City speech. Butts' practical ... read more >>
San Fernando Links to Honor Danny Bakewell
Written by Associated Press 01 April 2011
On Saturday, April 30th, The San Fernando Valley Chapter of The Links, Inc. will honor businessman and humanitarian, Danny Bakewell. This celebration will take place at the Sheraton Universal Hotel with ... read more >>
Grim Sleeper Suspect Indicted on 10 Murder Counts
Written by Associated Press 01 April 2011
By JONATHAN LLOYD,Associated PressThe suspect in the "Grim Sleeper" slayings was indicted Thursday on 10 counts of murder.The indictment of Lonnie David Franklin Jr. eliminates the need for the preliminary ... read more >>
L.A. Transit board approves cuts to bus service
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 April 2011
The Associated PressThe Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority board has approved cuts to city bus service in an effort to balance its budget. City News Service says the board voted Thursday, ... read more >>
He is Still the Greatest!
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 April 2011
A new sculpture of Muhammad Ali A new sculpture of boxing great Muhammad Ali goes on display Friday in downtown Los Angeles. It's a two-dimensional depiction of Ali's face. The nearly three-story high ... read more >>
Percy Pinkney’s Birthday Bash
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 01 April 2011
Left to Right: Bill Duke, Roy Willis, Mike Smith, Percy Pinkney, Robert RooksBy Allison Arnold & Beata DragaRecord numbers of supporters and friends turned out to celebrate the birthday of Percy Pinkney, ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

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