Parks' 8th Council District Only Area of City to See Job Growth in 2009
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 November 2010
Councilman Bernard Parks (8th District) The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce reported positive job growth in the Eighth District in their 2010 Los Angeles City Council District: 2010 Economic Report, ... read more >>
Vote Counters Needed for Attorney General Race
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 November 2010
The Kamala Harris campaign for attorney general needs our help.The polls have closed and with 100% of the precincts reporting its now clear that Harris no only came from behind to close the gap with her ... read more >>
The Compton Education Foundation
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 15 November 2010
Assemblyman Isadore Hall The funds raised by the foundation are used to make up the shortfall that has been caused by funding deficiencies by the state and the school district.By Francis TaylorSentinel ... read more >>
Democrats Reject African American Voters and Paid the Price
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 15 November 2010
Did the lack of African American Voter Turnout Cause the Republican Election Tsunami?By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorWhen President Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008, he received over ... read more >>
Go!! Dorsey Dons!! Go!!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 12 November 2010
Dorsey Dons ready to go! photo by Brian W. CarterDorsey Cheerleaders ready to cheer! (Classes of 1976, '80,'81, & '82) photo by Brian W. Carter The original Dorsey Cheer Squad returns to show how it ... read more >>
Rep. Clyburn has earned the right to be Minority Whip
Written by Danny Bakewell, Sr (Chairman, NNPA) 12 November 2010
Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC)As the second most powerful African American in the nation, he has demonstrated a keen awareness and the ability to be a leader in the House !By Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. Chairman, ... read more >>
Crenshaw Post Office dedicated to Mayor Tom Bradley
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 12 November 2010
(L to R) Lorraine Bradley, Phyllis Bradley, Congress-member Diane Watson, Los Angeles Postmaster Mark Anderson, Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti, Congress member-elect Karen Bass. Photo ... read more >>
Training Academy plans to boost tourism and the economy
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 12 November 2010
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is all smiles with graduates of the Hospitality Training Academy. Photo by Brian W. Carter Mayor Villaraigosa (left) and Executive Secretary of L.A. Federation of Labor Maria ... read more >>
Burlington Coat Factory brings employment, services, and revenue to Compton
Written by Super User 05 November 2010
A large crowd entered Burlington Coat Factory after a ribbon cutting ceremony. Councilwoman Lillie Dobson is extremely excited to have Burlington Coat Factory in her 2nd District. Photos by Shon Smith/ ... read more >>
Deval Patrick Wins Re-election in Massachusetts
Written by Super User 05 November 2010
Gov. Deval Patrick As the nation's only elected governor, he withered the wave of the GOP onslaught to serve for another four years.AP StoryGov. Deval Patrick bucked the anti-incumbent, pro-Republican ... read more >>
Patti Austin to Headline Brotherhood Dinner
Written by Biko N. Poindexter Hodge (Intern) 05 November 2010
Patti Austin It is a noteworthy occasion when Patti Austin is scheduled to be the premier entertainer at an extravaganza honoring Ms. Nancy Wilson; in musical terms it portends to be a distaff, lethal ... read more >>
Mehserle's Sentence
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 November 2010
Oscar Grant The community is waiting to see: will the sentencing fit the crime?By Yussuf J. SimmondsAt the end of his trial earlier this year, the sentencing of the former BART police officer, Johannes ... read more >>
Tabor led the pack but misses the mark in election to remain Inglewood's Mayor
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 04 November 2010
By Francis Taylor, Sentinel Contributing WriterBecause he needed 50 percent of the votes plus one, Mayor Daniel “Danny” Tabor is scheduled for a run-off in January against James Butts who appeared ... read more >>
Horton Make History, Elected to the Board of Equalization
Written by Super User 04 November 2010
Jerome E. Horton makes history by garnering the votes to win a seat on the California State Board of Equalization. Created in 1879 to ensure statewide uniformity in county property tax assessment practices, ... read more >>
"What do you mean 'it's a duck?!'"
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 04 November 2010
Gussie Powell Lee holding her homegrown attraction.The 'Tomato Duck'Local lady with a green thumb make an amazing discovery.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterEvery once in a while, an interesting ... read more >>
Election 2010: Heading for the finish line
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 November 2010
Election 2010: Heading for the finish line For California, this election is more than just for state offices, the entire nation is looking at California for leadership and we cannot disappoint them By ... read more >>
National organization is asking for your help
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 October 2010
Remember The Children has been working hard but needs help in supporting a struggling Haiti.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterThe 2010 earthquake devastated the country of Haiti earlier this year. ... read more >>
Obama: You'll Determine America's Course by Your Vote
Written by Sam Richard 28 October 2010
Obama works the crowd at USCThe President tells thousands at USC that their vote will be a choice that could move America forward or backwardsBY SAM RICHARD CONTRIBUTING EDITORPresident Barack Obama on ... read more >>
NPR Fires Juan Williams After Muslim Remarks on the 'O'Reilly Factor' TV Show
Written by Gregory Dale (NNPA) 28 October 2010
By Gregory DaleSpecial to the NNPA from the AFRO-American Newspapers (DC)After an appearance on Fox News’ the O’Reilly Factor on October 20, 2010, National Public Radio’s Senior News Analyst Juan ... read more >>
She Keeps the Obama Momentum Going!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 October 2010
First Lady Michelle Obama stomping for the Democrats in Los Angeles. -photo by Brian W. CarterFirst Lady gets a standing ovation. -photo by Brian W. CarterObama, Dr. Jill Biden, Second Lady and Senator ... read more >>
Nancy Wilson to receive the Bremond-Bakewell Award
Written by Ginger Campell 27 October 2010
Ms. Nancy Wilson, HonoreeAfter decades in the spotlight, Ms. Nancy Wilson’s star is still shining more brightly than everBy Ginger CampbellSpecial to the Los Angeles SentinelNancy Wilson, song stylist ... read more >>
Burlington Coat Factory Opens in Compton
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 27 October 2010
Months in the making, the retail giant has finally opened in Compton and is another boost in the city's efforts to make a better place to live, work and play.By Yussuf J. SimmondsManaging EditorThere are ... read more >>
Actress, Janet MacLachlan passes at the age of 77
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 21 October 2010
A Young JanetJanet, as a history makerThe television and stage actress would pave an early road with her success as well as help the community.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterJanet MacLachlan, ... read more >>
Local teens got to visit 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 21 October 2010
Crenshaw Digital Media students. From Left to Right: Bryce Bailey 10th, Kevin Rivera 10th, Mia Henry 11th, Daphne Bradford, Founder & CEO of Mother of Many, Trestan Fairweather 11th, Esaul Parra 10th, ... read more >>
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 >>