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LADWP Makes Dust Control Pact with Owens Valley Air Quality Agency
Written by City News Service 20 November 2014
This astronaut photograph highlights the mostly dry bed of Owens Lake. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has reached an agreement with an air quality agency that ends years of litigation ... read more >>
Free Conference Aimed at Helping Black Families Succeed Financially
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 November 2014
“No matter what theme we choose every year, our annual conference sheds light on our dynamic history,” says Layla Sewell, executive director of ATG. The Awaken the Greatness Foundation is hosting ... read more >>
New Generation Continues Annual Thanksgiving Feed at Ward Villa
Written by Jennifer Bihm Staff Writer 20 November 2014
A new generation of Mothers In Action will once again be providing sustenance and love during the 19th annual Thanksgiving feed at the Ward Villa Senior complex November 27.  Traditional Thanksgiving ... read more >>
Victim of LAPD Beating Files Federal Lawsuit
Written by Charlene Muhammad Contributing Writer 20 November 2014
Clinton Alford Jr. was attacked on Oct. 16 Clinton Alford, Jr.’s attorney Caree Harper hopes the federal civil rights lawsuit she filed against Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck, Detective ... read more >>
Officials Seek Eyewitness in Ezell Ford Police Shooting
Written by Charlene Muhammad Contributing Writer 20 November 2014
(L-R) Deputy Chief Earl Paysinger, Inspector General Alex A. Bustamante, L.A. City Councilman Curren Price, L.A. City Mayor Eric Garcetti, L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck and L.A. County District Attorney ... read more >>
Report Finds Police Department Discrepancies after Dorner Investigation
Written by City News Service 20 November 2014
   A Los Angeles Police Department review of its discipline system prompted by the Christopher Dorner rampage found widespread concerns among officers and civilians that the agency discriminates based ... read more >>
City Council Steps Up Efforts to Make South L.A. a Promise Zone
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 November 2014
(The Los Angeles City Council considered backing an effort last week to designate the South Los Angeles area as one of President Barack Obama's ``Promise Zones,'' which would give the area an edge when ... read more >>
Local substance abuse program has been fighting for the community for over three decades
Written by Brian W. Carter Staff Writer brian@lasentinel.net 13 November 2014
The Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Program has waged a silent battle that has been effective in educating youth and keeping them from becoming statistics The Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Program ... read more >>
Community Coalition Secures $3 Million Dollars from CDC for South LA Residents
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
Martin Luther King Jr. Park, located at 39th Street and Western Avenue, is just a small representation of a neighborhood that has seen better days.  But on November 6, there was nothing but smiles ... read more >>
Board of Supervisors Supports City of LA in Supreme Court Case
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
Los Angeles County is backing the city of Los Angeles in its effort to crack down on motels and hotels that are magnets for criminal activity, including child sex trafficking. Recently, the Board of ... read more >>
Wesson Calls for Major Election Reform in LA
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
In the aftermath of City elections with an abysmal turnout, the Los Angeles City Council voted 13-1 to approve the ordinance that would change the City’s primary and general election date to be held ... read more >>
Enrollment for Health Coverage Starts Nov. 15
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
Greenlining Institute urges Californians to Learn about their options as Covered California builds on last year’s success Following a successful launch which brought affordable health coverage to 1.1 ... read more >>
LAUSD Board Member George McKenna Files for Reelection
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 13 November 2014
photos by Valerie Goodloe for Sentinel  Following up on a promise that he made to his supporters during a campaign to replace his late friend Marguerite P. LaMotte, Dr. George McKenna officially ... read more >>
Burke and Gipson Legacy Begins in Assembly
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 11 November 2014
From Left Political pioneer Yvonne B. Burke, daughter and 62nd District Assembly member elect- Autumn Burke and Autumn’s father South Coast Air Quality Management District Chairman Dr. William Burke ... read more >>
BAPAC Hosts 36th Annual Convention & Percy Pinkney’s Retirement from Senator’s Office
Written by Allison Arnold 10 November 2014
Percy Pinkney and Senator Dianne Feinstein Members of the Black American Political Association of California (BAPAC) celebrated its most successful year yet, they said, with a milestone 36th Annual ... read more >>
The Concrete Rose: The Welcoming Reception for L.A. Southwest College President, Dr. Linda Rose
Written by Eddie Powell, English Major Los Angeles Southwest College macstar130@gmail.com 10 November 2014
Dr. Linda Rose and Mike Gipson  What happens when you get an elite group of people together who share the same vision? Magic, that’s what. There is a vibe going on at L.A. Southwest College (LASC) ... read more >>
Tiaunta Gray Selected to the US Bocce Team for the Special Olympics 2015 World Games
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 November 2014
Compton Unified School District (CUSD) has yet another reason to be proud after learning that 29-year-old Tiaunta Gray, a student at Compton Adult School’s Exceptional Adult Center, has been selected ... read more >>
COACH for Kids Throws Imperial Courts Kids Halloween Bash
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 November 2014
It was a special Healthy Halloween for the children of Imperial Courts Housing Development, as they decorated pumpkins, ate goblins made of apples, participated in carnival games, a magic show and more.  ... read more >>
Lynn Allen Jeter
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 06 November 2014
Sp3B8BX-bp4 For the past 30 years the veteran publicist has been cultivating the careers of the most renown celebrities and is now fostering a new generation of multi-talented fresh faces. Jeter shares ... read more >>
UPFest marks 2nd anniversary of So. Cal. Peace Rides
Written by Charlene Muhammad Contributing writer 31 October 2014
Hundreds of motorcyclists, low riders, and corvettes marked the 2nd anniversary of the Southern California Peace Rides when they rolled from Leimert Park throughout South L.A. on October 26. They left ... read more >>
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Circles Solution on Smart Crime
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 31 October 2014
          Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder speaks to teens with the Brotherhood Crusade at their Crenshaw Blvd. location during his ‘Smart on ... read more >>
Christina Cornelius Headed to Harvard
Written by Special to the Sentinel from Winward School 31 October 2014
Christina Cornelius  Christina Cornelius   (photo by Chuck Isgar) Christina Cornelius (center) with Jennifer Weiss (left), coach of the Harvard Women's Volleyball team and Tommy Amaker (right), ... read more >>
Man guilty of murder in attack on Chinese students
Written by LINDA DEUTSCH Associated Press 30 October 2014
Javier Bolden reacts as he is convicted of first-degree murder at the Los Angeles Superior Court Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. Bolden was convicted today of two counts of first-degree murder for the killings ... read more >>
VIDEO: Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Square Dedication
Written by Aaron Brumfield 30 October 2014
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Brenda Marsh – Mitchell Enduring Legacy Memorialized
Written by By Brian W. Carter, Staff Writer 24 October 2014
    Council President Herb Wesson (center) proclaims Brenda Marsh-Mitchell Square in honor of the late Mother's In Action President and longtime community advocate on Oct. 16 Joining Wesson (L-R) are ... read more >>

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