Saturday, April 25, 2015
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 >>
Congresswoman Waters Answers Her Critics
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 19 March 2009
About her advocacy of African American owned OneUnited Bank  By Kenneth Miller Sentinel Managing Editor Answering her critics in a carefully worded three page letter, Congresswoman  ... read more >>
Hotly Contested 26 Senate Seat Down to the Wire
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 19 March 2009
 Low voter turn out expected for March 24 election By Kenneth Miller Sentinel Managing Editor Four African American candidates vying for the California 26th District Senate Seat vacated ... read more >>
Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Leads Pastors on Tour of South L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Faith-Based Economic Development Projects Building on his accomplishments during his first 100 days in office, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas this week lead a group of 50 Korean and African-American ... read more >>
Compton City Attorney Goes After City Funds
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Compton City Attorney Craig J. Cornwell is going after unscrupulous vendors cheating his City. Barely six months on the job, Cornwell has launched a large-scale effort to recover millions of dollars ... read more >>
Sprint to the 26th Senate District
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 March 2009
With a vacant Senate seat in tow, the race is on and the candidates are pulling out all the stops to get their message to the people. The race for state's 26th Senatorial district is shaping ... read more >>
President Obama Brings Message Directly to African American Media
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 March 2009
Two of the top cabinet aides on President Barack Obama’s  historic team conduced an exclusive forty-five minute exclusive interview with the African American media, including the Los Angeles ... read more >>
Hall Leads Efforts to Reopen King Hospital
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
 The Assembly Higher Education Committee approved ACR 2 by Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D- Compton). ACR 2 calls upon the University of California to expedite negotiations with the Los ... read more >>
Mayor of Gardena Wins a Second Term
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 March 2009
As the mayor of a progressive city and an assistant sheriff of Los Angeles County, Paul Tanaka is able to serve the people of Gardena and of L.A. County at the same time.   When Paul Tanaka ... read more >>
Local Election Returns As Expected
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 05 March 2009
Sentinel endorsees on cruise control to victory Low voter turnout did nothing to ruin victory celebrations for candidates endorsed by the Los Angeles Sentinel in spring primary on March 3 in Los ... read more >>
California Legislature's Challenge to Prop. 8
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Resolution would put California legislature on record as opposing Prop. 8 and urging California Supreme Court to overturn it The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People today announced ... read more >>
New Frontier Democratic Club Candidates Forum
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 26 February 2009
The New Frontier Democratic Club, founded in 1960 and the largest and oldest historically African American Democratic club in the nation, recently hosted a Candidates Forum in the hotly contested, ... read more >>
Greuel Supports Purple Heart
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
The Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) today urged city officials to move quickly in establishing a Purple Heart award. At a recent meeting of the Los Angeles Police Commission, Commissioner ... read more >>
Reddock Endorsed by L.A. Area Chamber of Commerce
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
L.A. Community College Board Trustee Angela J. Reddock today announced the L.A. Area Chamber of Commerce has endorsed her in her campaign for election to the L.A. Community College District's Board ... read more >>
Villaraigosa Opens Crenshaw Office
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 19 February 2009
With the March 3 Los Angeles mayoral election drawing closer, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is hitting the streets for his re-election campaign as he opened a campaign office this week in South Los Angeles. ... read more >>
Compton board member replaces Isadore Hall
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2009
Despite heart attack last month, Amos Clay is settling into new position The man selected to temporarily replace the vacant 4th District Compton City Council seat of former Compton Councilman Isadore ... read more >>
Hahn v. Salabaj in 15th District Debate
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 05 February 2009
Fifteenth District Councilwoman Janice Hahn squared off against her opponent Chris Salabaj in a debate recently in Watts in front of a number of members from the community. Salabaj held his own in ... read more >>
Reddock Makes Measure J Distribution, Jobs a Major Part of Campaign
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 29 January 2009
Members of the Los Angeles Community College District board approved $400 million in new college campus projects but board member Angela Reddock, up for reelection this year said she is aiming to "do ... read more >>
Feinstein Chairs Historic Inauguration Ceremonies
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 January 2009
"Future generations will mark this morning as the turning point for real and necessary change in our nation," said California Senator Diane Feinstein during a welcoming speech Tuesday as ... read more >>
President Obama's Journey
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 January 2009
Nearly two years ago then Illinois Senator Barack Obama announced his Presidential Candidacy. Since then the American public has seen his star rise at the Democratic Convention in Denver, on Election ... read more >>

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