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James Hahn Appointed Superior Court Judge
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2008
Former Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn was appointed last Wednesday as a Los Angeles Superior Court judge by California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Hahn, a 58-year-old Democrat from San Pedro, was Los ... read more >>
Runners File for 2009 City Elections
Written by Steven Herbert 13 November 2008
The initial filing period ended Saturday for the March 3 Los Angeles city election, and as expected, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa did not draw any high-profile opponents. Five more would-be mayoral candidates ... read more >>
Gang Prevention Measure Loses
Written by Alice Walton 13 November 2008
A parcel tax that would have generated $30 million a year for gang prevention and intervention programs in Los Angeles fell just short of the two-thirds majority it needed for passage. With 100 percent ... read more >>
Kamala Harris to Run for Attorney General
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 13 November 2008
She made her mark as the district attorney of San Francisco, now her eyes are focused on the state's top law enforcement office.  As a rising star in the political community and one of ... read more >>
Villaraigosa Named to Powerful Obama Committee
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 13 November 2008
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa to serve on President-Elect Obama's powerful Transition Economic Advisory Board   Among the powerful members of President-Elect Barack Obama's recently appointed ... read more >>
"His Rock"
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 13 November 2008
By Kenneth Miller, Sentinel Managing Editor Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff WriterShe is Bold, Beautiful, Brilliant and the Woman at the Side of the Most Powerful Man in the World The first African American ... read more >>
Burning Flags, Iranians Cheer US Embassy Takeover
Written by Nasser Karimi (AP) 06 November 2008
Hundreds of Iranian school students bused in for the occasion crowded outside the former U.S. Embassy on Monday, burning American flags and chanting slogans to commemorate the 29th anniversary of the ... read more >>
Obama Names Chief of Staff
Written by Liz Sidoti and Nedra Pickler (AP) 06 November 2008
Barack Obama's fellow Chicagoan Rahm Emanuel, the hard-charging No. 4 Democrat in the House, has accepted the job of White House chief of staff, Democratic officials said Thursday. One of Obama's ... read more >>
Victories for Props 4 and 8
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 06 November 2008
Two of the most closely watched propositions on the California Ballot this year have won. Voters opted to ban same sex marriage and to continue, albeit narrowly, to allow private abortions for minors. ... read more >>
Yvonne Brathwaite Burke - A Lifetime of Service (Part Two)
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 November 2008
An attorney, assemblywoman, congresswoman, and county supervisor, she led the way and opened new doors for a generation. Now she prepares to turn the reins over to Councilman Bernard Parks. PART TWO ... read more >>
Will Jesse Jackson Jr. be the next U.S. Senator?
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 06 November 2008
Now that Barack Obama is the president-elect, the governor of Illinois will have to appoint a replacement to fill the remainder of his term in the Senate. Senator Barack Obama is now officially ... read more >>
America Fulfills its Promise
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 06 November 2008
By Kenneth Miller, Sentinel Managing Editor & Evan Barnes and Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writers Barack Obama lifts a nation and the world with his historical presidential victory In Kenya ... read more >>
Inglewood P.D. Introduces New Training
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 November 2008
The Inglewood Police Department is introducing new tactical training that is designed to teach officers how to react to potentially deadly situations with more caution.  Police Chief Jacuqeline ... read more >>
CCLC Establishes Umbrella for SCLC California Chapters
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 November 2008
 The California Christian Leadership Conference (CCLC) was recently established as the umbrella organization for the California Chapters of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). ... read more >>
Police Arrest 15 in 'Purchasing for Minors' Sting
Written by City News Service 06 November 2008
CNS--Fifteen people were arrested for purchasing alcohol for minors during a two-day "shoulder tap" operation in Lancaster and Palmdale, authorities said. The sting began on Friday October ... read more >>
Doctor Pleas Guilty to Illegal Prescriptions
Written by City News Service 06 November 2008
CNS--A Los Angeles doctor agreed to plead guilty to federal charges for writing prescriptions for the narcotic OxyContin for people she never met in exchange for cash, federal prosecutors announced. ... read more >>
L.A. Man Sentenced to Death for Murders in 1999 and 2000
Written by City News Service 06 November 2008
    CNS--A death sentence was handed down last week for a man who murdered two women and a teenager in their homes, raped two of the victims and sexually assaulted an 8-year-old girl in the Athens ... read more >>
DNA will help Find 1980s Killer, Police Say
Written by City News Service 06 November 2008
CNS--Los Angeles police are taking DNA samples from johns arrested in South Los Angeles prostitution stings in an effort to find a man who has killed 11 young black women since the mid-80s, it was ... read more >>
Schwarzenegger Creates Tax Commission
Written by City News Service 06 November 2008
CNS--Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed an executive order on October 30, creating the bipartisan Commission on the 21st Century Economy to re- examine the state's tax laws in an attempt to end ... read more >>
Obama Sweeps to Victory as First Black President
Written by David Espo, AP Special Correspondent 04 November 2008
Barack Obama swept to victory as the nation's first black president Tuesday night in an electoral college landslide that overcame racial barriers as old as America itself. "Change has come," ... read more >>
Obama Grandomother Dies A Day Before Election
Written by Hervert A.Sample 03 November 2008
Barack Obama's grandmother, whose personality and bearing shaped much of the life of the Democratic presidential contender, has died, Obama announced Monday, one day before the election. Madelyn ... read more >>
Grade: Passed!
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 November 2008
Despite the naysayers, Obama has been tried and tested, and he has passed the test. The campaign that he is running is the real, best test. There is a wave of positive energy within the Obama campaign ... read more >>
Barack Obama: Change
Written by Don King 03 November 2008
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Advocates: Life Changes needed for Homeless
Written by Larry Miller Special to the NNPA from the Philadelphia Tribune 30 October 2008
Handing over some spare change to a homeless person might seem like a nice, compassionate thing to do, but according to city officials and homeless advocates this week, it only exacerbates the problem. ... read more >>
Propositions Stir Debate
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 30 October 2008
One of the most historic elections of this country's existence is upon us. Senator Barack Obama's popularity has blown him past rock star status. He has captured the nations attention. As much ... read more >>

 

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