Monday, November 24, 2014
Senator Price Statement on Proposed State Budget Compromise
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Senator Curren D. Price, Jr. (D-Los Angeles) today released the following statement on the proposed state budget compromise reached between state legislative leaders and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger:"The ... read more >>
L.A. Sentinel Endorses Steve Bradford
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 30 July 2009
Life long resident of Gardena. Currently serving 12th year on Gardena City Council. Distinction of being the 1st African American elected for that position in 1997. Also more importantly the city of Gardena ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Announces $1 Million in Appropriations Shoemaker Bridge in Long Beach
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Congresswoman Richardson Announces $1 Million in Appropriations Shoemaker Bridge in Long BeachCongresswoman Richardson announced today that the City of Long Beach will be awarded $1 million in federal ... read more >>
Maxine Waters Employment Preparation Center Denied Funding
Written by Congresswoman Maxine Waters (Special to the Sentinel) 09 July 2009
Today I inquired of Congressman David Obey of Wisconsin--Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee--why he instructed the Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services to deny ... read more >>
Assembly Speaker Karen Bass Endorses Gardena Councilmember Steve Bradford for 51st Assembly District
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2009
Assembly Speaker Karen BassCouncilmember Steve BradfordAssembly Speaker Karen Bass Endorses Gardena Councilmember Steve Bradford for 51st Assembly DistrictState Assembly's top official calls Bradford a ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Introduces Resolution to Increase Access to Credit
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 24 June 2009
To fight the tightening of credit that has left many families and businesses without the means to pay their bills, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) introduced H. Res. 553 today. The resolution calls ... read more >>
Tabor, Butler Scored Big Victories
Written by Francis Taylor (Staff Writer) & Yussuf Simmonds (Asst. Managing Editor) 18 June 2009
The results of the Inglewood run-off election return incumbents Tabor and Butler to powerOn Tuesday, June 16, the City of Inglewood held its run-off elections for one of four City Council Seats and three ... read more >>
AB 1121 Instant Runoff Voting Bill Passes
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
A measure that aims to dramatically reduce election costs, increase voter participation, and save hard earned taxpayer's money passed the Assembly Monday. AB 1121, which is authored by Assemblyman Mike ... read more >>
Ridley-Thomas takes steps to implement Compton Creek Ecosystem Restoration Study
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
Acting on a motion by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, the Board of Supervisors today urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to initiate a Compton Creek Ecosystem Restoration study.Home to more than 700,000 ... read more >>
State Assembly Approves Hall Legislation
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
The California State Assembly today approved AB 331 by Assistant Speaker pro Tempore Isadore Hall, III (D- Compton), which would require property owners to provide written disclose to a prospective tenant ... read more >>
House of Representatives Honors Karen Bass for Historic Achievement
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 May 2009
As Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) marks the one-year anniversary of her historic election as the first African-American woman Speaker of a State Assembly this May, the U.S. House of Representatives ... read more >>
Ambassador Ron Kirk Leads President Obama's Trade Agenda
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 May 2009
  Ambassador Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative   Photo Credit: Shon SmithThe United States is one of the biggest markets in the world and it conducts trade--goods, services and policies--with ... read more >>
Rep. Maxine Waters Secures Millions for Projects in CA-35
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 May 2009
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-35) held a press conference  to announce over $10 million in federal funding for 19 projects throughout her Congressional District. Funding for the projects was included ... read more >>

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Sentinel Endorsements - May 19th
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 30 April 2009
The Los Angeles Sentinel values public service and those who serve their communities honorably. It is for this reason that we support the following candidates who will provide the kind of leadership and ... read more >>
Compton's Own Eric Perrodin Is First Three Term Mayor in 100 Years
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 30 April 2009
Since being incorporated as a city in 1888 the City of Compton had never has a three term Mayor until its home grown Eric Perrodin accomplished the historical feat with his unanimous third term approval ... read more >>
Judge David S. Cunningham III Sworn In
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 April 2009
Judge David S. CunninghamNow comes Judge Cunningham whose achievements as a lawyer and his long standing service to the community has prepared him to continue his commitment of serving the people.David ... read more >>
Congresswoman Watson Hosts Working Into Recovery Job Fair
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 16 April 2009
Assembly speaker Karen Bass and Congresswoman Diane Watson33rd District Congresswoman Diane E. Watson delivered what is most urgently needed in our community with her recent "Working Into Recovery Job ... read more >>
County Supervisor Mark Ridley - Thomas Appoints Gloria Gray
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 April 2009
Gloria GrayWest Basin Director Gloria Gray to County Water Quality Task ForceWest Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Director Gloria D. Gray, of Inglewood, has been appointed by L.A. County Supervisor ... read more >>
Tabor, Dorn Lead Run-Off
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 09 April 2009
Cariss McGhee (left) and Danny Tabor (right)Election Day in InglewoodThe results of last Tuesday's elections in the city of Inglewood did not render any major surprises of upsets. Inglewood held its ... read more >>
Assemblymember Lieu Receives Significant Award from Greenlining Institute
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
Assemblymember Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) received the "Distinguished Leader" award from The Greenlining Institute, in recognition of his efforts to save homeowners from losing their homes to foreclosure and ... read more >>
Assembly Acts to Connect Californians with Federal COBRA Assistance
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
 Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) applauded a bipartisan 74-0 vote in the California Assembly to pass AB 23, authored by Assemblymember Dave Jones (D-Sacramento), Chair of the Assembly Health ... read more >>
Eric Holder Sworn In U.S. Attorney General
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 April 2009
As the first Black Attorney-general, Holder took his place as the nation's top law enforcement officer and the head of the Department of Justice in the Obama administration. Pledging to protect the civil ... read more >>
Rev. Austin Williams Poised to Change Inglewood Leadership
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 02 April 2009
Community Advocate Ready to Move City ForwardAustin Williams has been an Inglewood resident for 27 years and pastor of True Vine Baptist Church in the City for 37 years, but he is coming from behind ... read more >>
Assemblymember Mike Davis Names Inola F. Henry as Woman of the Year
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
Recognized in Assembly Chambers In a ceremony held on March 16 at the State Capitol, Assemblymember Mike Davis (48th District) honored Inola F.Henry as the 48th Assembly District's Woman of ... read more >>
Senator Wright to Serve on L.A. Memorial Coliseum Commission
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and the Senate Rules Committee have announced their appointment of Senator Roderick D. Wright (D - Inglewood) to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission.Wright ... read more >>

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