Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Brotherhood Crusade: Winter Wonderland/Navidad En El Barrio 2014
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2014
 Brotherhood Crusade brings food, clothes, toys and snow to families & youth in Los Angeles The Brotherhood Crusade in partnership with Holman United Methodist Church had its annual Winter Wonderland/Navidad ... read more >>
Union Bank, KCETLink Seek Nominations for 2015 African American Local Heroes
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2014
As part of its ongoing commitment to cultural diversity and responsible banking, and in celebration of Black History Month, Union Bank has partnered with KCETLink in seeking nominations for outstanding ... read more >>
Gladys Jean Wesson Park: A Park for the Community
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2014
Council President Herb Wesson and his wife Fabian Wesson are joined by students from Virginia Road Elementary School as they unveil the new sign at the Gladys Jean Wesson Park. (Courtesy Photo)  After ... read more >>
Black Men Lend Powerful Voice to Police Protest
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assisting Managing Editor 18 December 2014
Weeks of national protest against police brutally sparked by the non-indictments in the murders of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, reached the federal courthouse steps in downtown Los Angeles when more ... read more >>
Mitchell takes Oath of Office as 30th District’s new Senator
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
Holly J. Mitchell is sworn in as California’s only Black state senator        Courtesy of Senator Mitchell Office                                                  ... read more >>
McKenna Collects Enough Signatures for March 2015 Ballot
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
Running unopposed, he seeks a full term to advance the community’s education agenda The Los Angeles City Clerk has confirmed that LAUSD Board Member Dr. George McKenna submitted the required number ... read more >>
Fast Food Protests Continue in Los Angeles
Written by City News Service 11 December 2014
Fast-food workers and their supporters staged rallies in Los Angeles and across the country last Friday in a continuing campaign for a $15 an hour wage and the right to unionize. Fast-food workers and ... read more >>
A Classical Christmas Concert
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
  4th District Councilman Dr. Willie O. Jones and the Los Angeles Youth Orchestra will partner to host A Classical Christmas Concert. The concert will take place at the new Dollarhide Community Center, ... read more >>
Santa Clause is Coming to Town!
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
  Santa Clause came to town thanks to a community safety partnership between LAPD, WAGEES, HACLA, LAFD, Maxine Waters EPC, O'Reilly's Auto Parts, and Sierra Canyon High School. Santa Clause rode his ... read more >>
Psychologists and Activists Nationwide to Join Ferguson in Healing
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
 Enola Aird, founder and president of Community Healing Network, joined the Association of Black Psychologists in with support groups across the country December 5 and 6 in which Black people are working ... read more >>
CA Lottery Discourages the Sale of Tickets to Minors
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
As we approach the holiday season, the California Lottery reminds players and its retail partners to gift responsibly by discouraging the sale or gifting of lottery products to minors.  Every year the ... read more >>
What is the air quality in your neighborhood?
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
Low-cost portable air quality sensors may help provide answers Attendees at SCAQMD’s workshop, “My Air Quality,” viewed numerous displays by vendors, agencies and organizations on the use of portable ... read more >>
Wesson Opens West Adams Heights Park
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
Tubular Bells: Council President Herb Wesson was joined by area residents giving the tubular bells at the new West Adams Heights Park a try at the Grand Opening of the park. (photo courtesy of Herb Wesson’s ... read more >>
SCLC Sponsors Speech Contest for Southern California Students
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
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Debbie Allen Dance Academy Performs ‘The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker’
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
Back by popular demand for the fifth consecutive year, the Debbie Allen Dance Academy and the Annenberg Foundation present the modern holiday classic and three-time Nutty Award-winning, “The Hot Chocolate ... read more >>
Protesters Rally Against Police Shootings in Los Angeles and the Nation
Written by City News Service 05 December 2014
A group of protesters rallied against police shootings Monday in front of the Los Angeles Police Department's Newton Station then marched to the spot where a 25-year-old man died in an officer-involved ... read more >>
Bertral Washington Hired as Pasadena’s 4th Black Fire Chief
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 05 December 2014
Washington will assume post on December 15   Since 1901, the city of Pasadena has employed three Black Fire Chiefs and on December 15 43-year old Bertral Washington will become the fourth to assume ... read more >>
Senate Candidate Isadore Hall
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 05 December 2014
Encourages Blacks to Vote Dec. 9   Leading senate candidate Isadore Hall III is not taking anything for granted and is pushing a ‘Get Out The Vote’ campaign in advance of his Dec. 9 special ... read more >>
Retiring County CEO William T Fujioka Leaves Behind a Legacy of Public Service
Written by Danny Bakewell Jr., Executive Editor and Kenneth Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 05 December 2014
Courtesy Photo   William T Fujioka began his dynamic civic career as a custodian in Santa Clara in 1972 and between the city of Los Angeles and Los Angeles County rose through the ranks to become ... read more >>
Historical Legislative Black Caucus Sworn In
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 05 December 2014
    Powerful CLBC Expands to its largest ever    Despite record low voter turnout that swept throughout the Southland and state and doomed the hope of Democrats in Congress and United States Senate, ... read more >>
Woodcraft Rangers: Engaging the Past to Inspire the Future
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 December 2014
A 92 year history reconnects with their past    Woodcraft Rangers launched its alumni association to reunite the 1.1 million youth served through their after school and camp programs. Woodcraft Rangers ... read more >>
Mothers In Action Thanks Those Involved in Thanksgiving Feed
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 04 December 2014
Los Angeles City Councilmember Curren Price helps serve dinner to residents of the Ward Villa Senior Complex on Thanksgiving Day. Price also donated turkeys for the event. Family and friends gathered ... read more >>
Christmas Season Begins with Traditional Tree Lighting
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 04 December 2014
Councilman Bernard Parks Celebrates 12th Ceremony An event that began 12 years ago with 8th District First Lady Bobbi Parks spearheading a campaign to raise $100,000 to purchase a 100 foot-tall Christmas ... read more >>
City to Grant $100,000 to Homeless Outreach
Written by City News Service 04 December 2014
The city of Los Angeles will pay $100,000 to a homeless outreach group to direct Venice's chronically homeless population to beds at the Westside Winter Shelter, which opens for the winter season and ... read more >>
Vision to Learn and Compton Unified Join Forces to Help Children See Better
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 December 2014
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Board President Micah Ali, Mayor Aja Brown, radio host Big Boy, and former Dodgers joined Vision To Learn Founder Austin Beutner to kick off Compton program and present ... read more >>



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