Mayor Villaraigosa Names African American Fire Captain as New Emergency Preparedness Director
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 27 September 2007
The new emergency preparedness chief will coordinate preparation for and response to natural and man-made disasters. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, joined by Council-members Jack Weiss and Tom LaBonge, ... read more >>
Pierce Awarded $1.4M But Still Feels Hurt
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 27 September 2007
Former Black Fireman Tennie Pierce Doesn’t Feel Like A Winner Growing up in South Central Los Angeles and attending Foshay Middle School and Crenshaw High School, Tennie Pierce always dreamed of ... read more >>
Young Black Americans Ignite Black Power in Jena
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 27 September 2007
Baisden, Jackson, Sharpton Lead New Civil Rights Movement Jena, LA - The national Civil Rights Movement took on a bold new shape; a fresh new face far removed from the movement of the mid 1960s but ... read more >>
Lynwood Residents Accuse Willoughby of Malpractice and Misrepresentation
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 September 2007
Attorney Willoughby's appointment as the city attorney adds fuel to the recallThe residents of the city of Lynwood are up in arms over the recent appointment of tainted attorney Anthony Willoughby ... read more >>
O.J. Squeezed in Las Vegas
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 20 September 2007
From his days as a shifting running back where his legs carried him to the coveted Heisman Trophy at USC, to his record breaking runs in piles of snow on the field for the Buffalo Bills in the National ... read more >>
Mayor Provides Jobs in Construction for Blacks
Written by Super User 20 September 2007
Mayor Villaraigosa leads effort to provide more construction job opportunities An estimated 25,000 jobs in the Building Trades will open up in the next ten years as a whole generation of skilled workers ... read more >>
Does He Have the Magic Touch?
Written by Stephanie Frederic 20 September 2007
In an exclusive interview with the L.A.Sentinel, Magic explains why he chose Clinton over ObamaOnly hours before hosting a fundraiser at his Beverly Hills home, basketball great and Laker Champion Earvin ... read more >>
L.A. Demands Justice for "Jena 6"
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 20 September 2007
By Kenneth MillerSentinel Managing EditorBy Evan BarnesSentinel Staff Writer POWER OF PRAYER:  Dr.  Rev.  Frederick O.  Murph leads more than three hundred supporters ... read more >>
Beach Blast 2007: Surfing, Sand, Sun and Fun
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 13 September 2007
 Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke is probably one of the best friends of Los Angeles County foster children and the best-known elected official among thousands of those who ... read more >>
Trio Pledge Unity for MLK Hospital
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 12 September 2007
Supervisor Burke, Congresswomen Waters and Richardson vow a collaborative effort in returning facility to full operation   Francis Taylor/Sentinel Photo Members from the “Save MLK?Hospital” ... read more >>
L.A. County Fair Opens Gates
Written by City News Service 12 September 2007
CNS - The Los Angeles County Fair, the nation’s largest, began its 18-day run at Fairplex in Pomona Sept. 7, with the traditional rides, fried foods, horse racing, concerts and a new environmental ... read more >>
Gertrude Baines: Black Community Treasure at 113
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 12 September 2007
Gertrude Baines at 113 years of age is an active member of the Main Gospel Church pastored by Warren J. Smith and she is proud of the dozens of birthday and celebratory greetings that adorn ... read more >>
Pasadena Crime Declines 24 Percent
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 12 September 2007
Nestled in the foothills of Los Angeles County, just south of the 210 Freeway, Pasadena, California, best known worldwide for the annual Rose Parade and locally for the famous Rose Bowl, the venue for ... read more >>
Hawthorne Police Kills Young Woman
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 12 September 2007
Just days after Mertis Curry called 911 for help with a domestic violence dispute with her daughter, she is now crying out for help from the public to bury that same daughter. Curry’s 21-year-daughter, ... read more >>
Compton Spirit Shines on Gospel Concert
Written by Niele Anderson 12 September 2007
 Mayor Eric Perrodin honors gospel great J Moss It was a knee slapping, toe tapping, hand clapping and tambourine snapping good time in the city of Compton on Saturday September ... read more >>
Community Supports Security Officers
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 September 2007
 Their positions are prominent at banks, convenience stores and grocery chains, but their entitlement is obscure, something that Security Officers United in Los Angeles (SOULA) President Faith Culbreath ... read more >>
Birthing A New: Compton's 2007 Gospel Concert Flyer
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 06 September 2007
The City of Compton is hosting the 2007 Gospel Concert this Saturday featuring J Moss, The Williams Brothers, Dorinda Clarke Cole, Norman Hutchins, The Starlights, and Comedian Broderic Rice, and Aundrae ... read more >>
Funding Secured for Leimert Park Theater
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 06 September 2007
As a member of the Cultural Historical Endowment Board, Majority Leader Karen Bass (Assembly District 47) was able to help secure more than $2.4 million in funding for the Vision Theatre, which was the ... read more >>
Case Against Pasadena Fire Dept. Headed for Trial
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 06 September 2007
A recent mediation hearing to settle a multi-million lawsuit brought by 18-year veteran, Pasadena Firefighter Carter Stephens in which he claims race discrimination and harassment, forced unjustified ... read more >>
Hall Campaign Advances Two Giant Steps
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 05 September 2007
Isadore Hall III’s campaign today announced the endorsement of State Controller John Chiang and that they have raised over $135,000 by the June 30th filing deadline. According to official reports ... read more >>
Racism Deep-Rooted in 'Jena 6' Tragedy
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 05 September 2007
THE ROOT OF IT ALL: This is allegedly the “white tree” outside Jena High School where three nooses hung after a Black student sat underneath it in September 2006. The tree has since been cut down. As ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade and Microsoft Help Bridge Digital Divide in South L.A. Through Workforce Development Training
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 30 August 2007
The career landscape nationwide is rapidly changing. By 2010, more than 77 percent of all jobs in the United States will require some ICT ability. Additionally, the forecasted top 10 in-demand jobs for ... read more >>
Innocence Overlooked in Plea Bargaining
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 29 August 2007
“I’m not just fighting for my baby, I’m fighting for all the other mothers who have to go through this,” said Ella Thomas mother of a 16-year-old accused of sexual assault and ... read more >>
LAPD Hosts Traffic Safety Fair
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 29 August 2007
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) will host a Traffic Safety Fair for residents of Southern Los Angeles on September 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at Audubon Middle School, located at 4120 ... read more >>
Parolee Charged With 16-Year-Old Girl's Slaying
Written by City News Service 29 August 2007
CNS - A 19-year-old parolee was charged this week with murder in the Aug. 17 shooting death of a 16-year-old girl outside a party in Pasadena. Johnl Dvon Reynolds was arraigned the afternoon of August ... read more >>

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