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Bank of America’s Barry Simmons Partners with March of Dimes to Support a World of Healthier Moms and Babies
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 April 2014
Barry Simmons, senior vice president and west region executive for Bank of America, will serve as the west coast chair of the annual March of Dimes March for Babies walks in April and May of this year. Barry ... read more >>
Wesson Saves Funding for Programs
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 April 2014
Declaring the need to preserve “vitally needed services,” City Council President Herb Wesson led the City Council action intervening to address the eminent loss of federal funding for a wide array ... read more >>
Obituary: Phillip Hayes Dean,83, Award Winning Broadway Playwright
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 April 2014
Phillip Hayes Dean, who was a playwright, director and actor in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and various regional theaters died on Monday, April 14, 2014 from a heart condition, a family spokesperson ... read more >>
Teacher allowed to return after altercation with Black student
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 April 2014
 A Santa Monica High School science teacher caught on camera fighting with an African American student was allowed to return to classes this week. Mark Black, who is also the school’s wrestling coach, ... read more >>
Marc Morial Selects L.A. as Urban League’s Newest City for its National Jobs Rebuild America Initiative
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. Sentinel Executive Editor 24 April 2014
  Marc Morial the National President and CEO of the Urban League announced on Thursday April 17, that it has selected Los Angeles and Los Angeles Chapter of the Urban League as the latest city to participate ... read more >>
Local Leader Featured at LA County Disaster Preparedness Event
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 April 2014
 Lady Alicia Hamilton, founder and CEO of The Revelation Network, president of PAC RED (Preparation and Awareness for Community Resiliency in Emergencies and Disasters) and Red Cross Community ambassador, ... read more >>
California State University, Dominguez Hills to Celebrate Inauguration of Dr. Willie J. Hagan
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 April 2014
Dr. Willie J. Hagan CSU Chancellor White to install President Hagan and former U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter to deliver Keynote Address   Dr. Willie J. Hagan will be ... read more >>
AABLI Congratulates Robert Lewis
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 April 2014
AABLI alums Ron Carter and Robert Lewis (right) at their summer mixer in August 2013   Members of the African American Board Leadership Institute said they are “proud” to announce Robert ... read more >>
Pullen-Miles Becomes Lawndale’s first Black Mayor
Written by Staff and Wire Report 24 April 2014
  Three-term Lawndale City Councilman Robert Pullen-Miles was elected as that city’s first Black mayor on Tuesday April 8 with over 50 percent of the vote.  Now, he informed residents, he is ready ... read more >>
L.A. County Unemployment Rate Holds Steady
Written by City News Service 24 April 2014
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Los Angeles County held steady at 8.7 percent in March, compared to the previous month, the state Employment Development Department announced on Friday ... read more >>
USC Halloween Shooter gets 40 Years to Life
Written by Terri Vermeulen Keith City News Service 24 April 2014
USC shooting victim Geno Hall (file photo)   A 21-year-old man was sentenced April 18, to 40 years to life in prison for a shooting that wounded four people outside a Halloween party on the USC ... read more >>
Jimmy Carter says his Life Shaped by ‘Black Culture’
Written by George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief 17 April 2014
Photo by David Hume Kennerly/LBJ Foundation.    Although he grew up in a rural farming community in Georgia during an era of rigid racial segregation in the 1920s and 1930s,  former President ... read more >>
Angelenos Pay Highest Auto Insurance Premiums
Written by City News Service 17 April 2014
 Los Angeles County drivers pay the highest automobile insurance premiums in California, according to a report released April 8 by the personal finance social network WalletHub. The report says Glendale ... read more >>
The Brotherhood Crusade: Bridging the Digital Divide in South Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 April 2014
  The Brotherhood Crusade is helping to bridge the digital divide in South Los Angeles with the reopening of its Youth Source Center, which now includes a state-of-the-art computer lab. A ribbon-cutting ... read more >>
Student Wins at LA County Science Fair, Qualifies for Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 April 2014
  Legend has it that the Fountain of Youth restores the youth of anyone who bathes in its waters. For centuries, we have been captivated by the question of how we age. Local high school junior Caleb ... read more >>
Officers Tampered with Voice Recording Equipment, According to Report
Written by City News Service 17 April 2014
Tampering was to avoid being monitored   Los Angeles police officers tampered with voice recording equipment in dozens of patrol cars to avoid being monitored while on duty, according to records ... read more >>
SEIU Local 99 Members Issue No Endorsement in LAUSD District 1 School Board Election
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 April 2014
SEIU Local 99, which represents more than 30,000 cafeteria workers, custodians, bus drivers, special education assistants and other school support staff at LAUSD, has decided not to endorse a candidate ... read more >>
Demonstrators Want Tighter Pollution Regulations
Written by City News Service 17 April 2014
  Exide Technologies (file photo) Demonstrators rallied recently to demand tougher statewide action on plants like the Exide Technologies battery recycling plant in Vernon, where recent samples showed ... read more >>
Garcetti Releases $8.1 Billion Budget Proposal
Written by City News Service 17 April 2014
South L.A. Councilman Price Weighs In Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled an $8.1 billion budget proposal on April 14 that includes money for expanding library hours, hiring more firefighters and code enforcement ... read more >>
Black LAPD Captain Files Suit Against City
Written by City News Service 17 April 2014
Capt. Byford Whittingham also alleges discrimination A Black Los Angeles police captain is suing the city, alleging he was denied promotions because he did not conform with what he claims is Chief Charlie ... read more >>
Falsely Convicted Black N.Y. Man Finally Exonerated After 24-Years
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 April 2014
FREE AT LAST: Jonathan Fleming’s case was reportedly finalized on April 8 before a Brooklyn judge only months before he was eligible for parole for his 25-years-to-life sentence. Brooklyn native Jonathan ... read more >>
Mike Gipson Has His Eye On The 64th
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer brian@lasentinel.net 17 April 2014
 Current Assemblymember of the 64th District, Isadore Hall, has endorsed Gipson for the position stating, “we need to elect experienced leaders with the proven ability to bring people together to ... read more >>
Fatal California Bus Crash Claims Ten Lives
Written by Princess Manasseh LA Sentinel Contributing Writer 17 April 2014
  Bus_crash2- ENGAGED: “At the end. I’m so glad that the Lord took them both at the same time.” Said Michael Mayvett’s grandmother of he and his Fiancée Mattison Haywood PHOTO: Facebook Bus_crash4- ... read more >>
Servant Leader and a Friend to the Community
Written by Nicole Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer 17 April 2014
Unconventional Leader: Senior Vice President of U.S. Bank, Darrell Brown is not only a leader, but also a friend and mentor (Photos By: Valerie Goodloe) 92204938 Senior Vice President of U.S. Bank ... read more >>
Vegas Judges Redeem Pacquiao He’s back in Money Sweepstakes with victory over Bradley
Written by Kenneth D. Miller-Sentinel Sports Editor 13 April 2014
  Timothy Bradley said all of the right things going into his rematch with super star Manny Pacquiao, but he did most of the wrong things in the ring, which cost him his WBO welterweight title and ... read more >>

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