Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Compton City Attorney Scores Victory in Complex Fraud Case
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 21 October 2010
The amount of fraud that is pervasive in many city government, Compton is doing something recovering its stolen fundsSentinel Staff Report The City Attorney of Compton, Craig J. Cornwell, won jury verdicts ... read more >>
Taste of Soul Beer Garden to help those in need
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 14 October 2010
The Garden will be one of the main attractions at this year's Taste of Soul. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterTaste of Soul is sure to be the happening place Sat., Oct. 16. From entertainment ... read more >>
It's Here, Taste of Soul
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 14 October 2010
Phil PerryAlana HylandCymphonique MillThe 5th Annual Taste of Soul is kicking off this Saturday on Crenshaw Blvd!By Brain W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterYou've missed it. It seems like it's been gone way ... read more >>
Ernest Lee Thomas is what's happenin'!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 14 October 2010
Ernest Lee Thomas Thomas will be at Taste of Soul promoting a new book and greeting the crowd. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterWe all remember him as Roger "Raj" Thomas from the popular late ... read more >>
Mother of Many gives students a jumpstart in life skills
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 14 October 2010
Mother of Many program, "Cooking Live with Crenshaw and Dorsey" Daphne Bradford wants to enrich student lives by giving them valuable exposure to a variety of skills. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff ... read more >>
ICEF Charter School at risk of closing
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 October 2010
According to news report, 4500 students may be forced to find alternative education and 90 percent of them are African AmericansBy Brian Carter, Sentinel Staff Writer         The Inner City Education ... read more >>
Written by Contributing News 01 October 2010
The dedication of the new Charmette Bonpua Skate Park at Rancho Cienega Park was a tearful celebration.  Led by Councilmember Herb Wesson and Rob Dyrdek, world renowned skateboard champion and MTV star ... read more >>
Written by Contributing Writer 01 October 2010
Photo of Team Captains with 2 team members (all lupus survivors) left to right: Stephanie Scoggins, walker, Terry Simon, walker, Pamela Bernard, captain, and Wendy Rodgers, Co-CaptainPhoto by Herbert Lewis4th ... read more >>
Ralph's Midtown shopper won the Truck!!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 September 2010
It was the right key for Juanita Rodriguez!Ralph's event The new Ralph's Signature store gave away a new Ford truck to a lucky neighborhood shopper. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff writerOn September ... read more >>
Congresswoman Watson and Councilwoman Perry Honored
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 September 2010
 Congresswoman Diane Watson (center) poses with members of Tau Tau Omega Chapter and scholarship recipients. (Photo by Jason Lewis)By Jason LewisSentinel Sports EditorThe ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha, ... read more >>
Camp Wesson a Hit for Community At-Risk Youth
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
CAMP WESSON: Over 100 at-risk youngsters were treated to a 3-day, 2-night summer camping trip to Camp Hollywoodland in Griffith Park hosted by Councilmember Herb Wesson and Project SAVE. read more >>
Richardson Announces $100K Grant for Youth Entrepreneur Training
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 September 2010
Congresswoman Laura Richardson Announces a $100,000 Grant for Entrepreneur Business Training for Youth in Watts, Willowbrook and ComptonCongresswoman Laura Richardson announced that Long Beach Community ... read more >>
Re-enacting Dr. King’s Dream
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 September 2010
 In Washington D.C.Reclaim the Dream RallyDr. King: His Spirit Lives On!On the 47th anniversary of Dr. King's "March on Washington," many believe that the conservatives' rally was reactionary and counter-productiveBy ... read more >>
Sup. Ridley-Thomas Honors ‘Living Legends’ of the 2nd District
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2010
 Julia Lee and Supervisor Mark Ridley-ThomasSupervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas led the Board of Supervisors in recognizing three Second District Living Legends: Rosa Contreras, 110, Lee Gibson, 100 and Julia ... read more >>
LABSC Meets an Actor and He’s a Gentleman...
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 August 2010
 Elizabeth "Betty" Johnson Chairperson of LASBC, actor and author Lou Gossett Jr., Brenda Marsh-Mitchell president/founder of Mothers In Action, Berlinda Fontenot-Jamerson Director of MAAALA.LASBC joined ... read more >>
Thousands of Compton children receive school supplies
Written by Jason Lewis (Staff Writer) 26 August 2010
 Thousands of Compton students received backpacks, pens, pencils, scissors, notebooks and binders at the back to school event. (Photo by Jason Lewis)Project IMPACT and World Vision fill a need to ensure ... read more >>
Cooley’s Retaliation Record Against Union Members Threatens
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 August 2010
Steve Cooley's Record of Retaliation Against Union Members Threatens Republican Nominee's Campaign for Attorney General Republican Attorney General Candidate Steve Cooley's lengthy record of anti-union ... read more >>
Derek Strong: ‘Straight Outta Compton’
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 August 2010
 Derek StrongDerek Strong, former basketball star Former NBA star, Derek Strong is the successful owner of his own diversified Stock Car Racing team, 'Strong Racing' which he uses to give back to the ... read more >>
Inglewood School Board Showcases New School Construction
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 26 August 2010
 Inglewood School Board President, Arnold ButlerConstruction teamHosting an open house, the school board introduces the construction team that is building the New La Tijera School with input from the ... read more >>
Baldwin Hills Seniors Get Cell-Phone Savvy
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2010
 AT&T volunteer LaTasha Coleman (right) teaches Los Angeles resident Ruby Cooksey (left) the fundamentals of how to use her cell during the AT&T and OASIS one-on-one cell phone training class. ... read more >>
Racism Flourishes Online
Written by Denzel Codrington (Sentinel Intern) 19 August 2010
The Internet allows for discussion on various issues but also allows open doors for hate speechBy Denzel CodringtonSentinel InternThe Internet has opened a portal for discussions on various matters. People ... read more >>
Councilmember Parks Addresses Lack of Dining Options in South L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 August 2010
 Councilmember Parks answers a question from the audience at Thursday's meeting.Councilmember Parks Addresses Lack of Dining Options in South LA, As Ban on New Fast Food Restaurants Set to ExpireCouncilmember ... read more >>
The Spirit of Abbey
Written by Linden Beckford Jr. 19 August 2010
By Linden Beckford Jr.Abbey Lincoln was truly a legend among us. Although I never had the honor/privilage of meeting her, I feel as though I knew her. I can remember hearing my mother speak highly of Lincoln ... read more >>
Compton and its City Departments
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 19 August 2010
By Francis TaylorSentinel Contributing WriterThe departments in the City of Compton operate to make the city function to fulfill the needs of its citizens. According to its website, the departments are: ... read more >>
Mitrice! Now the real investigation begins
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 August 2010
 Mitrice RichardsonBoth mother and father of Mitrice Richardson have filed separate lawsuits based on Civil Rights Violations regarding her disappearance which ultimately led to her death.By Yussuf J. ... read more >>

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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