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De La Hoya Funds Green Dot Schools
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 June 2008
Green Dot Public Schools, the largest charter school organization in Los Angeles, announced last Thursday that Ten-Time World Champion boxer, Oscar De La Hoya, donated $3.5 million to fund his namesake ... read more >>
Boy’s Death Leads Family to Activism
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 26 June 2008
“Everyone misses him,” Barbara Pritchett, the mother of slain 15-year-old Dovon Harris told the Sentinel. “Our family is going through so much.” Now, Pritchett and her family ... read more >>
Leimert Park Hosts Obama “Unite For Change” Rally
Written by Super User 26 June 2008
A rally for Senator Barack Obama will be held on Saturday, June 28 at Leimert Park on Crenshaw and Vernon from 8 a.m. to noon in conjunction with Sen. Obama’s campaign calling for a national day of rallies ... read more >>
Councilmember Bernard C. Parks Launches HIV Testing Week at Nickerson Gardens
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 26 June 2008
Kicking off National HIV Testing Week in Los Angeles, Councilmember Bernard C. Parks will join Councilmember Janice Hahn and County Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke in an effort to significantly increase ... read more >>
Black Entertainers Trumpet Vote Theme at Shrine
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 26 June 2008
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama was across town at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion for a fundraiser in his honor, but I’m sure that he could feel the love from the bevy of ... read more >>
Wife Charges Town with Modern-Day Lynching
Written by Super User 26 June 2008
Jason Lewis for SentinelFIGHTING FOR FREEDOM: Novelette Woods, left with her cousin Alisha McGee, says her husband and five other men found guilty of conspiracy to rob a San Luis Obispo bank and criminal ... read more >>
Unite for Change - Voter Education and Registration
Written by Niele Anderson 24 June 2008
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From Homeless to Millionaire
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 19 June 2008
42-year-old woman shares her unique story Elon Bomani is a living example that you can never keep a good woman down. After a divorce, Bomani found herself temporarily homeless with her son, who was ... read more >>
Meet Local Artist Nathaniel Bustion
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 19 June 2008
Artist Nathaniel Bustion is a Jack-of-all-trades, and is a master of all of them. An artist all his life, Bustion works with a number of different materials. He is a sculptor who works with clay, bronze, ... read more >>
Wilma J. Pinder to Retire
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 June 2008
Los Angeles Assistant City Attorney On June 27, the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office will lose a tremendous asset — Assistant City Attorney Wilma J. Pinder. Pinder will retire after nearly ... read more >>
High Priced Neighborhoods Not Affected by Shaky Housing Market
Written by City News Service 19 June 2008
CNS - The high cost of gasoline, the credit crunch and the rest of economic woes now festering do not appear to have much of an effect on the pace of mega-mansions being built in the city’s priciest ... read more >>
Empowering African American Teenage Girls
Written by Myra Blackburn, Sentinel Intern 19 June 2008
Thatgirl Magazine invited influential African American women leaders in business and politics to speak with 40 inner city girls about their experiences and challenges in their careers. The event was ... read more >>
Two Get Life Sentence in Store Murder
Written by City News Service 19 June 2008
CNS - One of two men convicted of murdering an Anaheim liquor store owner who was shot as he tried to run away was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Robert Quenton Feeney, 27, of Anaheim, was ... read more >>
Va Lecia Adams Ready to Lead St. Joseph Center
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 19 June 2008
She replaces longtime director Rhonda Meister, who steps down after 22 years The St. Joseph Center has served the community for over 30 years, and with the re-opening of their facilities in Venice, they ... read more >>
Tortured 5-Year-Old Remains Hospitalized
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 19 June 2008
Boy’s mother and live-in girlfriend charged with abuse, bail set for $1 million As of Tuesday, questions were still surrounding the details of the case of a 5-year-old who was found to have suffered ... read more >>
Calif. Gay Marriage
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 19 June 2008
African-American Lesbian and Gay Couples Speak Out on the Issue of Marriage On Monday at 5:01 p.m., California became only the second state to issue same-sex marriage licenses to lesbian and gay couples. ... read more >>
Community Mourns Tobin
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 June 2008
Publicity Icon Pat Tobin Loses Bout With Cancer The legacy of public relations icon Patricia L. Tobin will be her unforgettable warm smile, her unyielding passion for minorities, women and children ... read more >>
Cell Phone Laws get Tougher by July
Written by City News Service 12 June 2008
CNS - Holding cell phones while driving will be severely restricted in California beginning July 1, the California Highway Patrol reminded motorists. “The goal is, by July 1, everyone will have ... read more >>
Police Union Angered Over New Finance Policy
Written by Alice Walton, City News Service 12 June 2008
The union that represents the rank-and-file members of the Los Angeles Police Department filed court papers Tuesday in a bid to halt the implementation of a policy that would require anti-gang and narcotics ... read more >>
Woman in Men’s Clothing Protests Ejection from Hotel Restroom
Written by City News Service 12 June 2008
CNS - A female songwriter who often wears men’s clothing demanded an apology from the general manager of the Beverly Hills Hotel, saying she was ejected from a women’s restroom and verbally ... read more >>
Compton Lawyer Jailed
Written by City News Service 12 June 2008
CNS - A lawyer spent two days behind bars last week after being ordered jailed by a Compton judge angry over his chronic tardiness, it was reported. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge John J. Cheroske ... read more >>
Inglewood Louisiana Fried Chicken Introduces Chef Marilyn’s
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 June 2008
Franchise owner Gilbert Cox partners with Soul Food queen She is tastefully known throughout Southern California as Chef Marilyn, but she is actually a Louisiana native who has brought her flavor to ... read more >>
Gas Prices Continue to Rise at the Pump
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 12 June 2008
The next time you’re pumping gas you may want to look away from the meter. Especially the price slot. Filling up a 20 gallon tank on a SUV would cost over $85 with the prices this past week. If ... read more >>
Laine Lee Sr. Living the Golden Life at 107 Years Old
Written by Myra Blackburn, Sentinel Intern 12 June 2008
Although Laine Lee Sr., 107-years-old, has resided in the city of Los Angeles for over 50 years and is reported to be the oldest African American male to reach beyond 100 years old, he’s still ... read more >>
Community Calls For Prayer for Public Relations Icon Pat Tobin
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 08 June 2008
SCLC President Eric Lee, Brotherhood Crusade President Charisse Bremond and NAACP Board Member Willis Edwards have put a call out to the entire community asking for everyone to lift Business Leader, ... read more >>

 

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