Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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Bass addresses West Africa Ebola outbreak
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 August 2014
House Subcommittee on Africa to Host Emergency Hearing on Ebola Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), the Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, introduced legislation along with 57 of her ... read more >>
Southern California Water Committee Launches Conservation Campaign
Written by City News Service 07 August 2014
The Los Angeles Aqueduct in the Owens Valley (photo courtesy of WikiCommons) With the state mired in drought, a public-awareness campaign was unveiled today that will feature digital billboard displays ... read more >>
Oakland Man Convicted of Sex Trafficking Involving 16-Year-Old Girl
Written by City News Service 07 August 2014
Four men convicted of soliciting prostitutes in Oakland, Cali., had their photos blurred on a billboard in 2005 as part of a “shaming web wall of pimps”. The most recent arrest was of 37-year-old ... read more >>
Convicted Serial Killer Sentenced to Death for Four More Murders
Written by TERRI VERMEULEN KEITH City News Service 07 August 2014
In this Nov. 1, 2005 file photo, Chester D. Turner listens during a preliminary hearing at the Los Angeles Superior Court in downtown Los Angeles. A jury has recommended another death sentence for Turner, ... read more >>
Mayor Aja Brown appointed to California Delta Stewardship
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 August 2014
Compton Mayor Aja Brown announced on August 1 that she has been appointed by California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins to serve on the seven-member California Delta Stewardship Council. “At a time when ... read more >>
Actor Michael Jace Waives Preliminary Hearing in Wife's Shooting Death
Written by City News Service 07 August 2014
The body of April Jace is removed from the couple's home in the Hyde Park area of Los Angeles on May 20. (photo DWIGHT FLOWERS/AP) Actor Michael Jace, best known for portraying a Los Angeles police ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Youth Meet President Barack Obama
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 August 2014
President Obama and young men from Los Angeles, including Brotherhood Crusade youth Armando Reyes Jr., Anthony Escobar, Kevin Escobar, and Semaj Clark. (photo Courtesy of Liberty Hill Foundation) If ... read more >>
Hearing on Pinnock Beating advocated by Bakewell Held
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 07 August 2014
Assembly members Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, Bonnie Lowenthal and Reginald Jones-Sawyer convene at Assembly Select Committee on Mental and Behavior Health in response to the July 1 CHP beating of pedestrian ... read more >>
BRENDA MARSH-MITCHELL: A COMMUNITY TREASURE GOES HOME
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. Sentinel Executive Editor 07 August 2014
April 13, 1947 – August 3, 2014  In all the work you are doing, WORK THE BEST YOU CAN. Work as if you were doing it for the Lord not for the People – Colossians 3:23 Brenda Marsh-Mitchell was ... read more >>
George McKenna Makes Final Push for LAUSD Board Seat
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 07 August 2014
LAUSD District 1 candidate George Mckenna speaks with his campaign organizers during his run off kick off in July.  (Mckenna campaign photo) School Police Endorsement adds More Fuel for August 12 Election  Touting ... read more >>
Brenda Marsh Mitchell Home Going Service
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 05 August 2014
Viewing Thursday-August 7, 2014 Angeles Funeral Home 3875 Crenshaw Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 12:30 to 8:00 pm Home Going Service Friday-August 8, 2014 First AME Church-Los Angeles 2270 S. Harvard ... read more >>
Community Advocate Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 August 2014
It is with great sadness that the Sentinel announces the passing of our beloved friend, family member and community advocate Brenda Marsh-Mitchell.  Brenda passed away of cardiac failure after being rushed ... read more >>
GEORGE MCKENNA: If You Can't Beat His Experience, Slander His Credibility
Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr. Sentinel Executive Editor 31 July 2014
  By now LAUSD District 1 voters’ have been inundated with campaign mailers and robo calls attacking the credibility of long time child advocate, educator and district administrator George McKenna. ... read more >>
Metro Matchmaking Summit: Helping L.A. Small Businesses and Veterans Find Success With Prime Contractors
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 30 July 2014
  The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will host the Metro to Crenshaw/LAX Small Business Matchmaking Summit on Thursday, August 7, 2014.  The event will introduce South Los Angeles, Inglewood ... read more >>
Donald Sterling Loses! Clippers Can be Sold
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 28 July 2014
  A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Judge Michael Levanas sided Monday with ... read more >>
‘Beat the Heat’ Resources
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 July 2014
As an electronic resource during today’s heat wave, Los Angeles County has compiled a Google Map database of the county’s cooling centers and splash pads/pools. This map will allow residents to quickly ... read more >>
Skyy Fisher Compton School Board Member Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 25 July 2014
Photo By: Brian Carter   Compton school board member Skyy Fisher was charged Thursday with the sexual assault of an unconscious victim reported several local news agencies and law enforcement officials. U.S. ... read more >>
Blacks Continue to Fight for Justice a Year after Zimmerman Verdict
Written by D. Kevin McNeir Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer 24 July 2014
Benjamin Crump continues to advocate for other families across the U.S. affected by stand your ground laws. (Courtesy of Vaughn Wilson) The word stunned might best describe how U.S. citizens, particularly ... read more >>
Washington, D.C. Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 July 2014
Marijuana possession penalties in nation’s capital will be among the lowest in the country; criminal penalties for simple marijuana possession will be replaced with a $25 civil fine, similar to a parking ... read more >>
First lady: Healthy food has place in lunchrooms
Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press 24 July 2014
President Barack Obama joins first lady Michelle Obama, the host of the "Kids State Dinner” in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, July 18, 2014. The White House treated more than ... read more >>
Sun Reporter Turns 70
Written by GAIL BERKLEY Special to Sentinel 24 July 2014
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Family demands justice for CHP beating
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 24 July 2014
 Family of Marlene Pinnock who was seen being beaten by a California Highway Patrol officer in a viral video stand with their attorneys and LA Sentinel Chairman, CEO and Publisher, Danny J. Bakewell, ... read more >>
Rachel Robinson Honored By Baseball Group
Written by City News Service 24 July 2014
Rachel Robinson and Chadwick Boseman at the Los Angeles premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' and Legendary Pictures' 42, on Tuesday, April, 9th, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Invision ... read more >>
511 Service for Weekend ‘Century Crunch’
Written by City News Service 24 July 2014
Work crews hanging new banner on Century Boulevard Bridge informing those in the area of the upcoming Century Crunch closure. Photo: Jose Ubaldo/Metro A cellphone- and Web-based traffic information ... read more >>
City Council Declares July 18 Nelson Mandela Day
Written by City News Service 24 July 2014
Mandela Day is celebrated on July 18, Nelson Mandela's birthday. (Photo: Theana Calitz, AP) Los Angeles City Council members recently declared July 18 Nelson Mandela Day to honor the late South African ... read more >>

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