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A Responsive City Clerk
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 29 July 2010
 Alita Godwin, City ClerkWhen seeking information from the elected officials of Compton, the City Clerk exemplifies responsiveness to constituents.By Yussuf J. SimmondsThe city's website proclaims, "Welcome ... read more >>
Shepard’s Door 4th Annual Tea Party
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 29 July 2010
 Author, relationship coach and speaker Allana Pratt lets the men know that when they step into their nobility, women will show them how much they want to be devoted to them. (Photo by Jason Lewis)By ... read more >>
Thurgood Play Strikes a Chord with Inner City Kids
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2010
 The Zeta Rho Chapter of Omega Psi Phi pose with their mentees during a night at the theater.The Zeta Rho Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity gave disadvantaged youth of color the opportunity to experience ... read more >>
NCBW – History in the Making
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2010
 Florence La RueDr. Faye WilliamsDr. Bill RelefordThe Los Angeles Chapter of the National Congress of Black Women, Inc., is making history August 15, 2010 with its First West Coast Anniversary Installation ... read more >>
Right in the ‘Hood
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2010
 Det. Venus Mason with picture of captured fugitiveVeteran LAPD Detective Venus Mason Credited with Helping Crenshaw Community Capture Most Wanted Murder SuspectLOS ANGELES — Last week, the Los Angeles ... read more >>
ADE Makes Computer Donation to Carver Middle School
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2010
 ADE Computer donation held at Carver Middle School. (Photo by Billy Ingram, Contributing Photographer - Wireimage)Nonprofit Collaborates with Partnership for Los Angeles Schools to Contribute Much Needed ... read more >>
Jazzing Up Central Avenue
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2010
 Councilwoman Jan Perry (standing) joins participants at 15th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival.Councilwoman Jan Perry Presents Successful 15th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival The streets of Central ... read more >>
Deputy District Attorney vs. Compton Mayor
Written by Keisha Robinson (Special to the Sentinel) 22 July 2010
 Mayor Eric PerrodinBy Keisha RobinsonSpecial to SentinelLast week I had the opportunity to speak with City of Compton Mayor, Eric Perrodin after leaving court performing his duties as a Deputy District ... read more >>
Crenshaw Rising! Wesson Delivers Catalytic New Retail Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 July 2010
Crenshaw and Rodeo Retail Development renderings by Charles CompanyEconomic development designed to revitalize the face of the Crenshaw Corridor is taking place in Herb Wesson’s Council District 10 along ... read more >>
Butts Out; Is Tabor In?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 July 2010
  (Photo by Jasmyne Cannick)Packed City Council meeting (Photo by Jasmyne Cannick)An unforeseen development recently occurred in the city of Inglewood arising out of the results of the recent primary ... read more >>
Top Honors to Los Angeles Political Cartoonist
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 July 2010
 David G. BrownAccepting his sixth win in seven years, political cartoonist for the Los Angeles Sentinel newspaper, David G. Brown was presented with the National Newspaper Publishers Association's 2010 ... read more >>
To Be Like Bill Pickett...
Written by Biko Poindexter-Hodge (Intern) 15 July 2010
 (Photo by Phildoy)By Biko Poindexter-HodgeSentinel InternDo you remember as a little child when you and your friends use to go outside and play Cowboys and Indians? Someone would be the cowboy and the ... read more >>
Councilman Bernard Parks on LAPD’s Cold Case Unit
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 15 July 2010
Councilman Bernard Parks (Photo by Francis Taylor)As Chief of Police, Parks created the Cold Case Unit which investigated unsolved cases that led to the arrest of the suspect called the 'Grim Sleeper.' ... read more >>
DF Enterprises Brings Entertainment to Summer Camp
Written by Niele Anderson (Religion Editor) 15 July 2010
 By Niele AndersonSentinel Religion EditorCamp ShowBiz is where imagination is education. YEL (Youth Empowerment Council) is hosting multiple summer camp sessions for youth ages 10-18 this summer.The ... read more >>
Was Justice Served at Mehserle’s Trial?
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 15 July 2010
 Wanda Brown: a Mother's painProtesting the verdictIt was déjà vu--the same result in a different courtroom--involuntary manslaughter is tantamount to a slap on the wrist.By Yussuf J. SimmondsManaging ... read more >>
AKA the ‘Grim Sleeper'
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 15 July 2010
 Grim Sleeper victimsLAPD booking photo Where the 'Sleeper' Slept (Photo by Malcolm Ali)The Mayor, LAPD, Councilmen and families come together to rejoice over the capture of the Grim Sleeper.By Brian ... read more >>
NAEJA Calls Town Hall Meeting on Police Violence
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 08 July 2010
NAEJA Calls Town Hall Meeting on Police ViolenceThe organization holds meeting after Culver City incidentBy Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterOn Saturday, July 10 an emergency Town Hall meeting will ... read more >>
Revised Budget Endangers In-Home Care
Written by Biko N. Poindexter-Hodge (Intern) 08 July 2010
Revised Budget Endangers In-Home Care The large budget cuts threaten hundreds-of-thousands that depend on the program for survival.By Biko N. Poindexter-HodgeSentinel InternThis economy is going down ... read more >>
VIDEO: Oscar Grant's Family Speaks Out as Jury Deliberates
Written by Sister Charlene Muhammad and Jasmyne A. Cannick 07 July 2010
WARNING: this video contains scenes of a graphic nature. watch video >>
12th Annual March of Dimes Healthy Babies Healthy Futures Awards Dinner
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 July 2010
 Healthy Babies Healthy Futures Chairperson Faye McClure (middle) poses with honorees.  From left to right, Lisa Leslie, Mhayse G. Samalya, and Shirley and Bernard Kinsey. (Photo by Jason Lewis)By ... read more >>
Alpha Kappa Alpha Host a Hot Pink Affair Scholarship Luncheon
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 July 2010
 By Jason LewisSentinel Sports EditorThe ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha's Mu Lambda Omega Chapter hosted A Hot Pink Affair, which is their annual scholarship fundraiser.Over 300 guests supported this scholarship ... read more >>
Union Celebrates 65 years of Probation Officers' Achievements
Written by Cookie Lommel 02 July 2010
Ralph Miller, President, LA County Deputy Probation Officers' Union Local 685, Carlos Leon, probation officer awardee for service to at-risk youth and Marc Brown, KABC News and awardee for Responsible ... read more >>
Starbucks Chairman and CEO Visits Leimert Park Starbucks
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2010
 On Friday, June 25, the Chairman and CEO of Starbucks, Howard Schultz, paid a visit to the Starbucks on Crenshaw and Coliseum in Leimert Park. As part of his visit, Starbucks invited select community ... read more >>
Congresswoman Laura Richardson Announces $300,000 Jobs Training Grant
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2010
 Congresswoman Laura RichardsonCongresswoman Laura Richardson Announces $300,000 Jobs Training Grant for the U.S. VETS Initiative in Long BeachWASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congresswoman Laura Richardson ... read more >>

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The Leimert Park Village Book Fair
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 July 2010
 Councilman Bernard Parks with Bernard Kinsey unveil 44-cent Oscar Micheaux stamp(L to R) Eric Jerome Dickey, Louis Gossett, Jr. and Tom Burrell (Photo by Malcolm Ali)Sentinel News ServiceIn the ... read more >>

 

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