Gang Injunction
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 August 2009
Gang InjunctionCNS--A judge approved a first-of-its-kind preliminary injunction creating a 1.4 square-mile gang-free zone around Fremont High School, state Attorney General Jerry Brown announced today.The ... read more >>
Local Foster Care Agencies Honor Students
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 August 2009
Local Foster Care Agencies Honor Students The Zenith Foster Family Agency and The United Care Foster Agency of Los Angeles held their 5th Annual Graduation Celebration at the Courtyard by Marriott to ... read more >>
Counterfeit Electronics Seized
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 August 2009
Counterfeit Electronics SeizedCNS--Federal agents at the Los Angeles/Long Beach port complex seized a large shipment of counterfeit electronic items from China, officials announced Tuesday.The shipment ... read more >>
Then a Hero Comes Along: GCEP Welcomes Allen & Crew
Written by Kenneth Miller (Managing Editor) 20 August 2009
                                    The Greater Crenshaw Educational Partnership (GCEP).Then A Hero ... read more >>
Back to School Festival Set for Sports Arena
Written by Kenneth Miller (Managing Editor) 20 August 2009
              Record attendance is anticipated for the 11th Annual Back to School Festival Saturday, August 22 at the Los Angeles Sports Arena.Back to School Festival ... read more >>
Following the Consent Decree
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Assistant Managing Editor) 20 August 2009
  Nat TrivesChief William BrattonFollowing the Consent DecreeIt has been hailed a milestone in reforming the LAPD, but is it? Some in the Black community are raising valid questions about the soundness ... read more >>
Making Crenshaw Magnificent Again
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 14 August 2009
Jeff Joseph and Simone Santiel Making Crenshaw Magnificent Again   By Kenneth MillerSentinel Managing EditorCollege sweethearts Simone Santiel and Jeff Joseph return home to make ‘The Hood’ ... read more >>
Congresswoman Watson introduces Gang Violence Reduction Legislation
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Rep. Diane E. Watson (D-33) announced a historic federal bill that she authored to improve gang intervention programs and prevent wasteful spending in the City of Los Angeles and across L.A. County.  ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Honored by Lawyers' Committee
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Congresswoman Waters Honored by Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Award Recognizes Her Accomplishments as Distinguished Civil Rights Advocate Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) received the ... read more >>
Sen. Wright to Honor Teen Pilot
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Sen. Wright to Honor Teen PilotTwo pioneering African American teenage pilots from Compton, who learned how to fly at a Los Angeles inner city aeronautical program, will fly to Sacramento on Monday, August ... read more >>
Independent Investigation of Child Deaths Pending
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
CNS--A county supervisor previewed his proposal for an independent investigation into the deaths of three children, each apparently the subject of reports to the Department of Children and Family Services."The ... read more >>
Michael Jackson Autopsy Completed
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
CNS--The Los Angeles County Department of Coroner announced today that it has completed its investigation into Michael Jackson's death, but no details will be released at the behest of the Los Angeles ... read more >>
Bratton Replacement Process Underway
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
CNS--The head of the city Personnel Department met privately Tuesday with some members of the Los Angeles Police Commission, officially beginning the process of finding a replacement for resigning Chief ... read more >>
Los Angeles Awarded $118 Million in Prop 1C Funds
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Infrastructure improvements, transit-oriented developments receive allocations While the California State Legislature passed its budget by raiding funds from local governments and redevelopment agencies, ... read more >>
Alpha Kappa Alpha Tees Off for Scholarships
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 13 August 2009
Rasheeda Garner of Alpha Kappa Alpha’s Tau Tau Chapter hit the greens to help the 20 Pearls Heritage Foundation raise scholarship money. Alpha Kappa Alpha tees off for scholarshipsBy Jason LewisSentinel ... read more >>
Decathlon Gold Medalist Rafer Johnson Honored With Coliseum Plaque
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Councilmember Bernard Parks and Rafer JohnsonDecathlon Gold Medalist Rafer Johnson Honored With Coliseum Plaque CNS--A bronze plaque honoring 1960 Olympic decathlon gold medalist Rafer Johnson was unveiled ... read more >>
Marlton Square Still a Puzzling
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 12 August 2009
STILL PUZZLING NIGHTMARE: Marlton Square still has community and city leaders bewildered about a development project riddled with unfulfilled promises and burdened with debt. Photos by Jason LewisMarlton ... read more >>
Choosing the Next LAPD Chief
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 12 August 2009
John Mack, Vice President of L.A. Police Commission William Bratton, Chief of the LAPDAndre Birotte, Inspector General, LAPDPhotos by Jason LewisChoosing the Next Chief The good news is that Chief William ... read more >>
The Fight for Health Care
Written by Evan Barnes (Staff Writer) & Jason Lewis (Staff Writer) 12 August 2009
EYE ON THE PRIZE: Parents brought their children out in droves to the Forum in Inglewood for the Remote Area Medical event – a no cost health extravaganza that will be held until August 18.  ... read more >>
City Severs Ties with Gang Contractor
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2009
 City officials severed ties with a gang intervention contractor that was unable to deliver what it promised or keep up with bureaucratic demands, it was reported today.Unity T.W.O., a nonprofit founded ... read more >>
An Open Letter to Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca
Written by Leon Jenkins (President, Los Angeles NAACP) 06 August 2009
Four civilian shootings by Los Angeles Sheriff Department Deputies in three days from July 10 - July 13, 2009, in which one was fatal, and the July 5, 2009 shooting death of another person ranks the Los ... read more >>
Southland Gasoline Prices Continue Increase
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2009
CNS--The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose 1.4 cents today, marking the seventh consecutive daily increase of at least 1 cent.The average price of $2.928 ... read more >>
Board of Supervisors Address Child Deaths
Written by Elizabeth Marcellino (City News Service) 06 August 2009
The Board of Supervisors today decried the inability of various authorities to prevent the beating death of a 6-year-old boy and other child abuse fatalities, but differed in offering solutions to the ... read more >>
Board Offers Rewards
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2009
CNS--The Board of Supervisors today offered $10,000 for information about a man wanted in the murder of a 6-year-old boy and extended another $10,000 reward in the rape of a woman during a home invasion.Authorities ... read more >>
High School Students Spend Their Summer Learning Science
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 August 2009
A pair of high school students perform a scientific experiment at the UCLA School of Dentistry.High School students spend their summer learning science. By Jason LewisSentinel Staff WriterWhile many high ... read more >>