Monday, May 25, 2015
Billboards Honor Slain Officer
Written by City News Service 24 July 2008
CNS - The first of 20 billboards honoring slain Los Angeles police SWAT Officer Randy Simmons went up near Inglewood July 16. The officer’s family wanted to express its gratitude for the support ... read more >>
Down in the Hush Harbor
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 24 July 2008
Renowned Artist returns home for first local show in 15 years  When your work is displayed internationally in Germany, London, and the Carribean, one might wonder about the need to return to where ... read more >>
Clean Water Ruling May Hold up Construction, Other Jobs
Written by City News Service 24 July 2008
CNS - Water pollution cops, construction companies and local officials are still sorting out the meaning of a Superior Court judge’s ruling earlier this month that froze enforcement of clean water ... read more >>
Another Police Shooting Rocks Inglewood
Written by Super User 24 July 2008
As reaction comes in from the shooting of Inglewood resident Kevin Wicks on the morning of July 21, residents in the quiet Hillcrest neighborhood are struggling to make sense of what happened.Inglewood ... read more >>
AEG Extends an ‘Olive Branch’ to Harold & Belle’s
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 17 July 2008
The two parties have met and they seem to be on the road to a mutual agreement In an effort to find an amicable solution and create a win-win situation, AEG (Anschutz Entertainment Group), the sports ... read more >>
The New Yorker and Old Racism
Written by Eric Lee 17 July 2008
On the front cover of the latest issue of the New Yorker Magazine, America’s first African American presidential nominee from a major political party is satirically caricatured as a Muslim “fist ... read more >>
Motorists Still Chatting Away Despite New Law
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 July 2008
It appears that the new restrictions on cell phone usage while driving has only taken effect when a police officer is around. When there is not a police officer in sight many Los Angeles residents ... read more >>
Gang Program Receives $200,000
Written by City News Service 17 July 2008
CNS - Legacy L.A., a nonprofit organization that provides youth development services in the Boyle Heights community, received $200,000 in funding from the California Endowment, a Los Angeles city ... read more >>
Council Approves Funding for Olympic-Pico Environmental Study
Written by Alice Walton, CNS 17 July 2008
CNS - The Los Angeles City Council allocated $500,000 July 9, for a report detailing the potential environmental impacts of a plan to convert parts of Olympic and Pico boulevards into one-way streets. ... read more >>
Board to Approve $10,000 Reward in Beating Death of 60-year-old Man
Written by City News Service 17 July 2008
Burke Commits $331,000 to Increase Patrols at Second District Park Pools CNS - Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke on Tuesday, July 15, asked the Board of Supervisors to approve a $10,000 reward for information ... read more >>
New Vegan Restaurant Opens in Inglewood
Written by Myra Blackburn, Sentinel Intern 17 July 2008
The Stuff I Eat  restaurant is only two weeks old, but they promise their vegan recipes “will make you regret that you ever tasted any animal products.” This restaurant, located ... read more >>
Community Outraged Over New Yorker
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 17 July 2008
Black Leaders Call for Boycott of New Yorker Magazine. Offensive ‘satire’ outrages community Eighth District Council-member Bernard Parks held a press conference Tuesday, calling for a boycott ... read more >>
Douglas Dollarhide Dies
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 July 2008
Muhammad Mubarak for SentinelOfficers posted on each side of Dollarhide lying in state. First Black mayor of Compton brought many changes to city The city of Compton is continuing to pay tribute to ... read more >>
L.A. Sergeant files Lawsuit for Religious Discrimination
Written by City News Service 10 July 2008
CNS - An LAPD sergeant says in a lawsuit filed against the city and the Los Angeles Police Department that the department engaged in religious discrimination by disciplining him for off-duty remarks ... read more >>
Written by City News Service 10 July 2008
Black Lawyer Appointed to City’s Ethics Commission CNS - An attorney who is employed by Los Angeles County and is past president of the Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles was unanimously ... read more >>
Lynwood Domestic Violence Shelter Closed
Written by City News Service 10 July 2008
CNS—The problems at the Peace & Joy battered women’s shelter in Lynwood built up over several months, the Daily Breeze reported last week. Clients complained that the staff was abusive, ... read more >>
Reader Shares Memories of Former Publisher Ruth Washington
Written by Super User 10 July 2008
As the Sentinel celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, one reader chose to share her personal recollections of her friendship with former publisher Ruth Washington.During Washington’s 13-year tenure ... read more >>
Southland Heat Wave Sparks Health Department Warnings
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 10 July 2008
National Weather Service officials reported up to triple digits in an ongoing Southland heat wave and are warning residents to protect themselves against heat related illnesses. Staying in air conditioned ... read more >>
Detectives Looking for Suspect in Compton Shooting
Written by City News Service 10 July 2008
CNS - Homicide detectives are investigating a shooting death in Compton, a sheriff’s deputy said. The shooting occurred in the 400 block of South Cliveden Avenue, near Compton/Woodley Airport, about ... read more >>
Eric Brown Joins the Office of Councilwoman Janice Hahn
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 10 July 2008
Councilwoman Janice Hahn is pleased to announce that Eric Brown, a former deputy mayor in the administration of Mayor Jim Hahn, has joined her office as deputy chief of staff. Brown will lead the Councilwoman’s ... read more >>
Inglewood Mayor Dorn Vows to Fight Charges
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 10 July 2008
Potential replacements wait in wings Seventy-two year old Inglewood Mayor Roosevelt Dorn remains free this week and has vowed that he would fight criminal charges that threaten his political future ... read more >>
Minister Tony Muhammad Wins $140,000 Settlement
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 July 2008
Minister Tony Muhammad could sit back and relax after he won a settlement for $140,000 against the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) after being assaulted in 2005, but he does not appear to be ready ... read more >>
GLAAACC Chair’s Company Among BE’s 100
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 03 July 2008
GLAAACC Chairman Gene Hale, President of G & C Equipment is among those listed in the Black Enterprises’2008 BE 100s, the 36th Annual Report on the Nation’s Largest Black-Owned Businesses. ... read more >>
Watts Pool Reopened after Attacks
Written by Alice Walton, City News Service 03 July 2008
The 109th Street Pool in Watts, which was closed by the city after six employees were attacked by as many as 30 men June 22, reopened June 25, amid promises of beefed-up security. Officers with the Los ... read more >>
Judge Upholds Special Order 40
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 03 July 2008
Los Angeles, a “sanctuary city” for illegal immigrants will remain that way for now, after a judge ruled to uphold Special Order 40 in a downtown courtroom last Wednesday. Members of the ... read more >>

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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