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George McKenna First to File for School Board Seat
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 13 February 2014
Dr. George McKenna first to officially file with L.A. City Clerk’s office as a candidate to fill LAUSD district 1 board vacancy. (Courtesy of McKenna for School Board 2014) Revered educator first ... read more >>
Rev. Al Sharpton and the National Action Network Honors Local Leaders
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 07 February 2014
HONORABLE MENTION: Rev. Al Sharpton through the National Action Network selected five local leaders to honor at the inaugural Black History Month Awards Luncheon Wednesday, February 5 at the Beverly ... read more >>
WESSON HONORS CORA JACKSON-FOSSETT
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Council President Herb Wesson is shown with Los Angeles Department of Public Affairs Director, Cora Jackson-Fossett and her husband Kelvin, at Jackson-Fossett’s retirement celebration. Council President ... read more >>
Mayor Garcetti Launches ‘Investing in Working Families’ Campaign
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Project will bring attention to under utilized federal and state programs Mayor Garcetti and community partners gathered at John C. Fremont High School recently to launch the “Investing in Working ... read more >>
Boyd Funeral Home holds body for over 30 days
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
The body of a 98 year old woman sat decomposing at Boyd’s Funeral Home for over 30 days as the family tried to gain control of the remains and the estate of the deceased from a court appointed conservator.  In ... read more >>
John and Felicia ‘The Poetess’ Morris Campaigning for Internet Studio
Written by Staff and Wire Report 06 February 2014
Felicia Morris aka “The Poetess” “New creative space will benefit aspiring radio enthusiasts, professional on-air personalities and celebrity hosts,” they said. Radio veterans Johnny Morris ... read more >>
A Conversation with: Nolan Rollins, Los Angeles Urban League President
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor & Sentinel Staff Writer Brian W. Carter 06 February 2014
Urban League Los Angeles President, Nolan Rollins The Sentinel recently had the opportunity to catch up with Urban League Los Angeles President, Nolan Rollins. Celebrating his one year anniversary as ... read more >>
Promise Zone Grant ‘Totally Disappoints’ Councilman Bernard Parks
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 06 February 2014
Veteran Councilmember Bernard C. Parks is serving his third term as a Los Angeles City Councilmember for the Eighth Council District, but recently he joined Councilmember Curren Price of the Ninth District ... read more >>
LAPD OFFICERS VIOLATED POLICY IN MANHUNT SHOOTING
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 February 2014
  Eight Los Angeles police officers violated department policy when they mistakenly riddled a pickup truck with bullets, injuring two women, during a manhunt last year for cop-turned-killer Christopher ... read more >>
Project 2 Inspire Parents Honored at CUSD Board Meeting
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 February 2014
Honorees  are ready to train others to navigate educational system.   Compton Unified School District (CUSD) believes in the power of parent involvement and its ability to strengthen efforts ... read more >>
Car Thieves on the Rise in South L.A.
Written by City News Service 06 February 2014
  Los Angeles police warned South Los Angeles residents to watch out for car thieves and burglars. Late model Hondas and Toyota appear to be the vehicle of choice. (AP  photo)   Los Angeles police ... read more >>
Murder Suspect Sought
Written by Sentinel Wire Services generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 February 2014
  Sheriff's deputies searched the familiar haunts of a murder suspect today but made no arrests.    Oscar Bridges, 54, who is known to frequent Runyon Canyon Park and Griffith Park, is wanted in ... read more >>
Small Business Roundup in Wilmington
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Board of Equalization Chairman, Jerome E. Horton (Courtesy Photo) Board of Equalization Chairman, Jerome E. Horton recently held the second of two small business seminars a month. Horton wants to ... read more >>
Metro Board of Directors Approves Plan to help Businesses During Construction of the Crenshaw/LAX rail line
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas The Metro Board of Directors Thursday January 23, approved a package of initiatives to help businesses that face economic losses due to construction ... read more >>
Assemblymember Holden introduces bill: Combat to College
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
  AB 1557 to Give Returning Vets a Voice in Community College Leadership As the war in Afghanistan winds down, thousands of veterans are expected to fill seats at California’s public colleges and ... read more >>
Author Traces Family Back to 18th Century America
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 30 January 2014
I It all began with two documents. The first, said Lonnie R. Bunkley, author of “Journey to Freedom,” was an accounting of a slave who had been legally beaten to death in Alabama. The second was ... read more >>
Councilman Price Is Determined To Insure The 9th District Get's What Has Been “Promised”
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr., Sentinel Executive Editor 30 January 2014
Like most South Los Angeles residents, Councilman Curren Price was shocked when he heard that South Los Angeles neighborhoods, particularly those in the 9th District, were excluded from receiving Federal ... read more >>
National Action Network to Honor Compton Mayor Brown
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 30 January 2014
Compton Mayor Aja Brown National Action Network founder, Al Sharpton Black History Awards Luncheon Feb. 5 will also fete Bakewell Sr. Compton Mayor Aja Brown will be among the honorees at the inaugural ... read more >>
From Politics to the Pulpit: Jewett Walker Selected to Lead Local Church
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Pastor Jewett Walker 2014 saw a new face preaching from behind the pulpit at New Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church on Manchester Avenue in South Los Angeles. After going without a pastor for three ... read more >>
Esteemed Educator George McKenna Enters Race for Los Angeles School Board
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Will Open Campaign Account with Donation from the Late Marguerite LaMotte’s Long-Time Partner Esteemed educator and school administrator Dr. George McKenna, III, whose turnaround of Washington Prep ... read more >>
Will Los Angeles Sever Ties with County Health Department?
Written by City News Service 30 January 2014
  In this file photo taken by AP Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation, AIDS Healthcare Foundation volunteer, Julnelle Fortes demonstrates an HIV screening test on fellow volunteer Hector Alcantara. ... read more >>
City Residents Are Reminded to Bring Reusable Bags When Shopping
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Several weeks into the new year, the city of Los Angeles wants to remind residents to Bring Your Own Bag! when shopping at supermarkets and large grocers.  At the top of the new year, supermarkets and ... read more >>
FORUM IN HAWTHORNE
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 30 January 2014
  More than 325 Southland residents gathered in Hawthorne on Saturday, Jan.18, to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.  The event was co-hosted by the South Coast Air Quality Management ... read more >>
Senator Rod Wright Faces Eight Years Behind Bars
Written by Terri Vermeulen Keith, City News Service 28 January 2014
Senator Rod Wright (Sentinel File Photo) State Sen. Roderick Wright was convicted of multiple fraud and perjury charges for living outside the district he was elected to represent. Prosecutors said ... read more >>
Timothy Washington: Love Thy Neighbor
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 January 2014
Come and see one of the most unique, inspired and original art exhibits around by artist Timothy Washington. He has put together an experience dripping with history, spiritualism and humanity.Utilizing ... read more >>



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