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Kilpatrick Proud of Democratic Presidential Candidates and Remains Committed to Her Constituents
Written by Tracy A. Walker 03 March 2008
Detroit, MI – Today, Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (13th District, Michigan) issued the following statement in response to remarks from former state representative Mary Waters, ... read more >>
Funds Granted to Statewide Affordable Housing Projects
Written by City News Service 28 February 2008
CNS - Visiting an affordable housing project in Los Angeles, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced Feb. 20 the distribution of $73 million for 40 similar developments across the state, and said the federal ... read more >>
Local Alpha Kappa Alpha Chapters to Host 79th Annual Regional Conference
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 28 February 2008
Themed: “Everything’s Coming Up Roses - Celebrating 100 Years of Service with Alpha Kappa Alpha” and “Step Up to Extraordinary Service Program” (ESP), the Southern California ... read more >>
Mayor Sets Goal of Moving 100,000 Angelenos Into 'Living Wage' Jobs
Written by Alice Walton 28 February 2008
CNS - Education and job training are key to moving 100,000 Angelenos into quality jobs by July 2010, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has said. As part of the mayor’s six-strategy Economic Action Plan, ... read more >>
Compton Firefighters and Engineers Awarded
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 28 February 2008
 (Front row left to right) Thomas Benjamin, Captain Robert  Mendez, Engineer Samuel Harper, Chris Barnes, Michael Greene, Council-woman  Lillie Dobson, Councilwoman Yvonne Arceneaux. (Back ... read more >>
Black History Month Celebrates: The Legal Profession Black Lawyers
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 28 February 2008
Contrary to the words of the Constitution that “all men are created equal,” in the real world, some men may be more equal than others. However, laws are meant to regulate people’s behavior ... read more >>
Baldwin Village Fire Station Gets Major $14 Million Facelift
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 28 February 2008
Baldwin Village Fire Station Groundbreak-ing: Left to right: Los Angeles City Fire Chief Douglas Barry, Councilmember Herb Wesson, Jr., Public Works Commissioner Valerie Lynn Shaw and City Engineer Gary ... read more >>
Inglewood Police Chief Seabrooks Gains Respect Through Effective Leadership
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 28 February 2008
Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks is the first Black and first female to head the Inglewood Police Department (IPD). Assuming her new duties in October last year, Seabrooks took some time with the Los Angeles ... read more >>
More Than 2,000 Homeless Served on Skid Row
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 28 February 2008
Photo by Robert TorrenceVolunteers, sponsors and supporters participate in serving the homeless on Skid Row.Mothers In Action, Brotherhood Crusade, L.A. Sentinel, Wal-Mart and the Labor Union, L.A. County ... read more >>
The State of Black America
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 28 February 2008
Thanking C-Span for airing the forum for nine years, talk show host and author Tavis Smiley presented the annual State of the Black Union beginning February 22 in New Orleans. Reclaiming our Democracy, ... read more >>
South LA Receives Tools for Community Transformation
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 21 February 2008
On Saturday, February 16 Time Warner Cable unveiled the newly built technology center at Community Coalition at 8101 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90044. California State Assembly Majority Leader ... read more >>
BMOTOA Wins Three Awards for Excellence in Marketing and Communications
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 21 February 2008
Pictured (L-R): Anita I. Johnson-Patty, general manager, communications (The Americas), Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation; Tommy Thompson, deputy director general, Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and ... read more >>
Ports to Receive Funding to Increase Security
Written by City News Service 21 February 2008
CNS - The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will receive $18 million from the state to help increase security and enhance training programs for emergency personnel, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has ... read more >>
A Celebration of Life and Legacy
Written by Christine Sabathia 21 February 2008
LAPD mortorcycle officers’ procession heads towards Holy Cross Cemetery. –Photo by Ian Foxx10,000 honor Officer Randal D. Simmons during day-long service Thousands of people paid their final ... read more >>
Parks Leads Team to Keep Trojans at Coliseum
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 21 February 2008
Councilman Parks Uses His Shrewd Negotiating Skills and Leads for a “Win-Win” for Community, USC and Football Fans. In his last act as Coliseum Commission President, Council-member ... read more >>
Will it All Come Down to Super Delegates?
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 21 February 2008
“Superdelegate:” it’s become the buzzword for 2008, raising some loaded questions. Is the average joe Democrat capable of choosing his presidential nominee or does he need the judgement ... read more >>
Presidential Hopeful Hillary Clinton Visits Inglewood
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 14 February 2008
Congresswoman Maxine Waters(left) joins aspiring democratic presidential nominee, Congresswoman Hillary Clinton (right), in the family room of Tony Wafford.Just before the election on Super Tuesday, Senator ... read more >>

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PTA's First Black National CEO to Retire
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 14 February 2008
After more than 35 years of taking action for children and leading the charge to build stronger family-school-community partnerships across the country, Warlene Gary plans to retire as the chief executive ... read more >>
L.A. City Council Honors Longtime Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke
Written by By Alice Walton, CNS 14 February 2008
As part of the city’s observance of African American Heritage Month, Councilmembers Herb Wesson, Bernard C. Parks and Jan Perry sponsored an exhibit on the Bridge Gallery honoring Los Angeles County ... read more >>
Burke Endorses Parks
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 14 February 2008
County Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke will endorse Bernard Parks as the next District 2 supervisor, she is set to announce today during a 1:00 press conference on the Hall of Administration steps ... read more >>
Isadore Hall Becomes Sheriff Reserve Officer
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 14 February 2008
Councilman Hall Presented with a Certificate of Completion: Sheriff Leroy D. Baca, Councilman Isadore Hall and Captain William M. Ryan-Compton Sheriff Station. Loud cheers and waves of pride filled ... read more >>
Black AIDS Institute: 'Heroes in the Struggle'
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 February 2008
Many in the Black community have now come to realize that HIV/AIDS is devastating the community and it has become a national epidemic that needs the immediate attention of the entire community/country. ... read more >>
Our Hero Lost
Written by Christine Sabathia 14 February 2008
It didn’t take long for our phone lines to be flooded with calls or the doors to be swung open with community members in mourning, all wanting to share what Officer Randal D. Simmons meant to them ... read more >>
LAPD Officer Killed in the Line of Duty
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 07 February 2008
LAPD Special Weapons and Tactics Officer Randal Simmons was killed in the line of duty on February 7, 2008.  Officer Simmons was a 27 year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department and served ... read more >>
Obama Wins 14 States
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 07 February 2008
Senator Barack Obama, “This election is about the past versus the future; we are one nation, we are one people and the time for change has come.”  The results of Super Tuesday move a Democrat ... read more >>

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