Va Lecia Adams Ready to Lead St. Joseph Center
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 19 June 2008
She replaces longtime director Rhonda Meister, who steps down after 22 years The St. Joseph Center has served the community for over 30 years, and with the re-opening of their facilities in Venice, they ... read more >>
Harold Washington
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 June 2008
Like so many clichés, Chicago politicians seem to be unfairly stigmatized with a negative reputation for underhanded backroom dealings in smoke-filled rooms, but Harold Washington, the city’s ... read more >>

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Another Milestone for Obama
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 June 2008
Former Vice President, Al Gore (l) formally endorsing Senator Barack Obama (r) at the Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan.This week, Senator Barack Obama continued his historic march towards the presidency ... read more >>
Tortured 5-Year-Old Remains Hospitalized
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 19 June 2008
Boy’s mother and live-in girlfriend charged with abuse, bail set for $1 million As of Tuesday, questions were still surrounding the details of the case of a 5-year-old who was found to have suffered ... read more >>
Calif. Gay Marriage
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 19 June 2008
African-American Lesbian and Gay Couples Speak Out on the Issue of Marriage On Monday at 5:01 p.m., California became only the second state to issue same-sex marriage licenses to lesbian and gay couples. ... read more >>
2008 Voter Registration Drive
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 17 June 2008
Get Registered to Vote! The Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper asks all of it's readers to encourage their eligible friends, family members, and associates to become members of the voting population. ... read more >>
James Byrd Family Says, ‘We Will Never Forget’ on 10th Anniversary of Dragging Death
Written by Gordon Jackson 12 June 2008
Last week, a small east Texas town comes to a moment of truth and close evaluation, whether it wants to or not or whether it deserves such nationwide scrutiny or not. Nevertheless, activities that took ... read more >>
Federal Courts Reduce Sentences in Crack Cocaine Cases
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 June 2008
Since 1986, Congress has mandated that the federal courts impose significantly longer sentences when defendants are convicted of trafficking in crack cocaine as compared to powder cocaine. If a defendant ... read more >>
Tomatoes Linked to Salmonella Outbreak
Written by City News Service 12 June 2008
CNS - Yes we have no tomatoes today.’’ That was the message at many Southland fast food restaurants after a nationwide outbreak of salmonella poisoning was linked to certain types of raw ... read more >>
Congresswoman Diane E. Watson
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 12 June 2008
She represents her constituents with grace, flair and commitment to excellence Congresswoman Diane E. Watson first went to Congress in 2001, having been an ambassador, a state senator and a school board ... read more >>
Community Mourns Tobin
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 June 2008
Publicity Icon Pat Tobin Loses Bout With Cancer The legacy of public relations icon Patricia L. Tobin will be her unforgettable warm smile, her unyielding passion for minorities, women and children ... read more >>
Landmark Decisions (Cases and Admendments)
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 12 June 2008
According to the United States Constitution, “all men are created equal” and recent events have brought the nation closer to that reality. Senator Barack Obama is the ultimate recipient of ... read more >>
Cell Phone Laws get Tougher by July
Written by City News Service 12 June 2008
CNS - Holding cell phones while driving will be severely restricted in California beginning July 1, the California Highway Patrol reminded motorists. “The goal is, by July 1, everyone will have ... read more >>
Police Union Angered Over New Finance Policy
Written by Alice Walton, City News Service 12 June 2008
The union that represents the rank-and-file members of the Los Angeles Police Department filed court papers Tuesday in a bid to halt the implementation of a policy that would require anti-gang and narcotics ... read more >>
Woman in Men’s Clothing Protests Ejection from Hotel Restroom
Written by City News Service 12 June 2008
CNS - A female songwriter who often wears men’s clothing demanded an apology from the general manager of the Beverly Hills Hotel, saying she was ejected from a women’s restroom and verbally ... read more >>
Compton Lawyer Jailed
Written by City News Service 12 June 2008
CNS - A lawyer spent two days behind bars last week after being ordered jailed by a Compton judge angry over his chronic tardiness, it was reported. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge John J. Cheroske ... read more >>
Inglewood Louisiana Fried Chicken Introduces Chef Marilyn’s
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 June 2008
Franchise owner Gilbert Cox partners with Soul Food queen She is tastefully known throughout Southern California as Chef Marilyn, but she is actually a Louisiana native who has brought her flavor to ... read more >>
Gas Prices Continue to Rise at the Pump
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 12 June 2008
The next time you’re pumping gas you may want to look away from the meter. Especially the price slot. Filling up a 20 gallon tank on a SUV would cost over $85 with the prices this past week. If ... read more >>
Community Shows Support at Obama Rally
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 12 June 2008
The Los Angeles Sentinel celebrated Barack Obama, as he became the first African American Democratic nominee for president of the United States. “This is a historic week in our history,” ... read more >>
Laine Lee Sr. Living the Golden Life at 107 Years Old
Written by Myra Blackburn, Sentinel Intern 12 June 2008
Although Laine Lee Sr., 107-years-old, has resided in the city of Los Angeles for over 50 years and is reported to be the oldest African American male to reach beyond 100 years old, he’s still ... read more >>
Community and Business Leader Marian Mitchell In Coma
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 09 June 2008
Community and Business Leader Marion Mitchell owner of C.C.O.P's and The Towne House Restaurant was found early this morning unconscious in her swimming pool.  Currently she is being held at ... read more >>
Community Calls For Prayer for Public Relations Icon Pat Tobin
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 08 June 2008
SCLC President Eric Lee, Brotherhood Crusade President Charisse Bremond and NAACP Board Member Willis Edwards have put a call out to the entire community asking for everyone to lift Business Leader, ... read more >>
Healthcare Crisis Looms
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 June 2008
Critics claim that the recent purchase of Centinela Hospital needs as much care as the patients in and out do Health care is one of the burning issues being discussed in the presidential primaries along ... read more >>
Three Philly Police Officers Face Criminal Charges in Separate Beatings
Written by Larry Miller, Special to NNPA 05 June 2008
Three Philadelphia police officers were called to face criminal charges last week in separate and unrelated incidents, where those who carry a badge were accused of crossing the line. Two of those officers, ... read more >>
Action Against Oil Prices: SCLC Leads National Boycott as ExxonMobil Gets $40 Billion Payday
Written by Gordon Jackson, Special to NNPA 05 June 2008
Protestors, which included both national and local officers from the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, joined forces with environmentalists and even some shareholders, lambasting oil giant ExxonMobil, ... read more >>