Friday, May 22, 2015
Michael Jackson, "King of Pop" dead at 50
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 25 June 2009
He was a trailblazer. An icon. A world-renowned entertainer and humanitarian. A legend that paved the way for and inspired future entertainers. These words barely encapsulate what Michael Jackson meant ... read more >>
Villaraigosa Says No to Governor...Why?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 25 June 2009
President Barack Obama and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.—REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstHe says Los Angeles comes first, but others say he can't win.Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villraigosa who ascended ... read more >>
Harold and Belle’s Creole Restaurant Still Family Owned and Operated 40 Years Later
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 25 June 2009
Ryan Legaux of the family-owned Harold & Belle’sPhoto by Malcolm Ali for SentinelRyan Legaux, Son of Harold Jr., Takes Over as General ManagerWhile in the past few months the Crenshaw District ... read more >>
Congresswoman Kilpatrick Commends International Trade Commission
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (MI-13) today praised the International Trade Commission's (ITC) ruling that a surge of imports of tires from China has injured domestic tire industry workers. "This ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Announces New Small Businesses Lending Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Congresswoman Richardson announced that many area small businesses may be eligible for interest-free loans under a new program created by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.  The "America's ... read more >>
Black Shareholders Demand Inquiry into SEC
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Commission halts trading of revolutionary 'The Peoples Company'Petro America Corp. founder and Chief Executive Officer Owen Hawkins decided several months ago to launch a company that would allow for the ... read more >>
Assemblymember Hall Welcomes Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. to State Capitol
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Assistant Speaker pro Tempore Isadore Hall, III (D- Compton) today welcomed over 100 members of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. to the State Capitol for their annual service and advocacy day.Members from ... read more >>

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Machinists and Aerospace Workers Annual Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Congresswoman Richardson visits with troops in IraqCongresswoman Richardson Votes to Secure $2.2 Billion in Funding for the C-17 Aircraft, Preserves 11,000 California Jobs and Initiates the Fiscal Drawdown ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa Kicked Off Summer Pool Season
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
OPENING OF THE NEW JACKIE TATUM AQUATIC CENTERMore than 30 seasonal aquatic facilities in the City of Los Angeles are now openMayor Antonio Villaraigosa--joined by City Councilman Bernard Parks and representatives ... read more >>
Meet Attorney and Author Pamela Samuels Young
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
When attorney and author Pamela Samuels Young isn't practicing law, you can usually find her penning her next legal thriller. Described by one reviewer as "John Grisham with a sister's twist!" Pamela is ... read more >>
JOB Prep 101
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Job Prep 101 is a series of free job assistance workshops for adults held monthly at La Pintoresca Branch Library, 1355 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.  Each workshop covers a different search related topic. ... read more >>
Getting Every Mother Situated
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 June 2009
                               Author Trizah Morris poses with her bestselling book Miracles of my Mistakes.  ... read more >>
"Black Warriors: The Buffalo Soldiers of World War II"
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Recounting His Experience in WWII's First Black Infantry Combat UnitDue to popular demand at the first book signing on D-Day, acclaimed independent bookstore, Eso Won Books will hold its second book signing ... read more >>
Crenshaw District Wingstop Partners with Feeding America to Fight Hunger
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Restaurant to raise awareness, donations for nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charityWingstop is Feeding America! The Wingstop restaurant at 3825 S. Crenshaw Blvd. in Los Angeles is joining a national ... read more >>
Black, Latino, Korean Residents Unite For South L.A. Clean Up Effort
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
The economic recession and state budget cuts are hitting communities in South Los Angeles particularly hard, but residents are determined to do what they can to make their communities a healthier, safer ... read more >>
Compton Hosts "Hour of EZ Power" Seminar
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Chris Westlake, deputy director of California's Housing and Community Development Division will be guest speaker at the "Hour of EZ Power" business seminar on Monday, June 29, at 2:30 pm. The seminar will ... read more >>
West Basin Water Director Announces Candidacy for 51st Assembly District
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Gloria D. Gray, Vice President of the West Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors seeks the now vacant 51st Assembly District seat. Gray a former administrator of the Los Angeles County Department ... read more >>
Students have options with the CAHSEE
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 June 2009
Students and parents at Crenshaw High School, as well as other local schools, have had to deal with frustrations of seniors not being able to graduate because the students did not pass the mandatory California ... read more >>
Local ladies celebrate 99th and 101st birthdays
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Minnie Lucille Brewer has been blessed with nearly 99 years in this world. June 27, she will celebrate her another year with family and friends. Brewer was born in New Wavely, Texas, in 1910. She moved ... read more >>
U.S. Senate Apologizes for Slavery
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 25 June 2009
After years of skirting the issue, the Senate, in a surprising move, unanimously passed a resolution apologizing for slavery and sent it to the House of Representatives.What's next? Do reparations follow? ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Introduces Resolution to Increase Access to Credit
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 24 June 2009
To fight the tightening of credit that has left many families and businesses without the means to pay their bills, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) introduced H. Res. 553 today. The resolution calls ... read more >>
Grown Man Cries Tears Of Joy!
Written by Charles McNeil (Contributing Writer) 18 June 2009
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Same-Sex Marriage on the Minds of Many at Pride Parade
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
The battle over same-sex marriage was on the minds of many who attended the 39th annual Pride Parade in West Hollywood, which celebrated the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities. Los Angeles ... read more >>
New Addition to Expo Line Art Mural Fence
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
                                    Local talent from Foshay Learning Center and Trinity Baptist ... read more >>
Request to End Consent Decree
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
CNS--Attorneys for the Los Angeles Police Department will ask a federal judge today to end the consent decree under which the department has been operating since 2001 after the Rampart corruption scandal ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash