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The Mayor of Fontana
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Contributing Writer 19 July 2012
   Acquanetta Warren talks about her city   As mayor of one of the largest and fastest growing cities in the Inland Empire, Acquanetta Warren is making sure her constituents’ needs are met   “We ... read more >>
Al Austin makes history as the newest member of Long Beach City Council
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) and Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 12 July 2012
  Councilman-elect Al Austin  He becomes the third Black City Councilman in history of the city where he will represent the 8th district, the most diverse district in the city.   Newly elected Long ... read more >>
The House Democrats walked
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 July 2012
  House Democrats in front of the capitol after they walked out in protest of the contempt vote for Attorney General Eric Holder.  Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) at the mike. The Vote Against Holder ‘Highly ... read more >>
Chief Deputy DA Jackie Lacey endorsed by LA Democratic Party
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 July 2012
   Jackie Lacey CHIEF DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY JACKIE LACEY UNANIMOUSLY ENDORSED BY   LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY   LOS ANGELES - Chief Deputy District Attorney Jackie Lacey, the front-runner ... read more >>
Republicans clash with AG on Fast and Furious
Written by Associated Press 18 June 2012
  Republicans clash with AG on Fast and FuriousBy PETE YOST Associated Press Attorney General Eric Holder clashed last Thursday with congressional Republicans seeking more information about a flawed ... read more >>
Democrats support Maxine Waters in ethics flap
Written by Rachel Rose Hartman and the Sentinel Staff 14 June 2012
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-D-35) Despite the 3-year ethics witch-hunt, congresswoman Maxine Waters enjoys tremendous support in her district and in the community in general House Democrats this week ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa Issues Statement Regarding Prop 8
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2012
MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING THE FEDERAL COURT RULING ON PROPOSITION 8 LOS ANGELES – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today issued the following statement regarding the Federal Court ruling ... read more >>
Election Results
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 June 2012
Last Tuesday's voting was the first primary with the new rules about the two highest vote-getters, regardless of party affiliation This June 5-primary is California's first foray into the unchartered ... read more >>
Landmark Legislation to Save California Millions Gains Momentum
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 May 2012
Landmark Legislation to Save California Millions Gains MomentumSB 1185 Creates Coalition to Arrest Underground Economy Sacramento - California could recapture $32 million annually under a proposed law ... read more >>
PRESIDENT OBAMA SPEAKS AT BARNARD COLLEGE COMMENCEMENT
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 May 2012
President Obama at Barnard College N.Y.   (Photo by: David Wentworth) CAMPAIGN WATCH During President Barack’s Obama’s first campaign for the White House, what happened in Iowa sharpened his focus ... read more >>
President Obama officially begins has campaign
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Contributing Writer 03 May 2012
President Obama in campaign mode With the GOP nominee almost a certainty, the two-man race is about to begin.President Obama is about to hit the campaign trail, now that his presumed GOP opponent has virtually ... read more >>
Waiting for OBAMACARE(S) at the Supreme Court
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds Sentinel Managing Editor 04 April 2012
President Barack Obama signing the Healthcare Law in 2010 Now it's up to the U.S. Supreme Court to do the right thing for all the people: give them justice in the form of universal healthcare.In his first ... read more >>
President Obama appoints Yvonne B. Burke
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 April 2012
Yvonne Brathwaite BurkePresident Barack Obama recently announced the appointments of a group of men and women – including former supervisor Yvonne B. Burke – to key administration posts saying, “These ... read more >>
Chris Holden for Assembly
Written by Brandon I. Brooks Assistant Managing Editor 04 April 2012
The Candidate, Chris Holden His campaign information states that he is a leader who'll get California working again.In answering the question, 'Why am I running for the assembly?'  According to Chris ... read more >>
California legislators stand together to seek justice for Trayvon Martin
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 March 2012
California legislators stand together to seek justice for Trayvon MartinSenator Ted Lieu, Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III, Sen. Leland Yee, Sen. Roderick D. Wright, Assm. Steven Bradford and Assembly ... read more >>
President Obama Appoints Mayor Villaraigosa as Chairman of the Democratic National Convention
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr., Contributing Writer 16 February 2012
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and First Lady Michelle Obama (photo credit: Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images).  Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has been tapped by President Barack Obama to be the gavel to gavel ... read more >>
Rep. Waters, right for the House Financial Services Committee
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 January 2012
Rep. Maxine Waters, senior member on the House Banking Committee As the senior Democrat on the committee, Rep. Maxine Waters has the seniority, knowledge and experience to succeed the retiring Rep. Barney ... read more >>
The State of the Union 2012
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 January 2012
PRESIDENT OBAMA AT THE STATE-OF-THE -UNION The President laid out a "Blueprint for an America built to last." Despite the apparent confusion among the GOP, he is pushing forward.  Last Tuesday, President ... read more >>
The Empowerment Congress
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 January 2012
Rev. Al Sharpton and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas at the Empowerment Congress Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas marked the 20th annual Empowerment Congress and laid out its accomplishments, goals and objectives ... read more >>
Karen Bass kicked off re-election campaign
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Assistant Managing Editor) 18 January 2012
Rep. Karen Bass As re-districting has re-drawn her district, Bass is now gearing up to run for the new 37th Congressional district Rep. Karen Bass has just kicked off her re-election campaign. Now in the ... read more >>
The race for the White House continues
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 January 2012
The White House, the place where the candidates are trying to move into. Moving onto New Hampshire and beyond President Barack Obama just launched his 2012 campaign, and folks in New Hampshire are already ... read more >>
Wesson Takes the Helm of L.A. City Council
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 January 2012
Herb Wesson takes charge as first Black president of the Los Angeles City CouncilWESSON TAKES HELM OF LA CITY COUNCILAs a political pioneer in the state legislature, as the second Black assembly speaker, ... read more >>
The Senate says 'Yes'; the House: 'No'
Written by Associated Press 23 December 2011
It's a stalemate; the House GOP rejects 2-month payroll tax cut.WASHINGTON (AP) - The House Tuesday rejected legislation to extend a payroll tax cut and jobless benefits for two months, drawing a swift ... read more >>
JACKSON VOTES IN FAVOR OF THE OMNIBUS BILL
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2011
JACKSON VOTES IN FAVOR OF THE OMNIBUS BILL Today Congressman Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. (D-IL-2) voted "For" the Omnibus Appropriations bill.  The Bill passed with a vote of 296-to-121 with Democrats casting ... read more >>
BOXER STATEMENT ON PAYROLL TAX CUT AND BUDGET VOTES
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2011
BOXER STATEMENT ON PAYROLL TAX CUT AND BUDGET VOTESWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, today issued the following statement after ... read more >>

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