Friday, March 27, 2015
Small Business Roundup in Wilmington
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Board of Equalization Chairman, Jerome E. Horton (Courtesy Photo) Board of Equalization Chairman, Jerome E. Horton recently held the second of two small business seminars a month. Horton wants to ... read more >>
Metro Board of Directors Approves Plan to help Businesses During Construction of the Crenshaw/LAX rail line
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas The Metro Board of Directors Thursday January 23, approved a package of initiatives to help businesses that face economic losses due to construction ... read more >>
Assemblymember Holden introduces bill: Combat to College
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
  AB 1557 to Give Returning Vets a Voice in Community College Leadership As the war in Afghanistan winds down, thousands of veterans are expected to fill seats at California’s public colleges and ... read more >>
Author Traces Family Back to 18th Century America
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 30 January 2014
I It all began with two documents. The first, said Lonnie R. Bunkley, author of “Journey to Freedom,” was an accounting of a slave who had been legally beaten to death in Alabama. The second was ... read more >>
Councilman Price Is Determined To Insure The 9th District Get's What Has Been “Promised”
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr., Sentinel Executive Editor 30 January 2014
Like most South Los Angeles residents, Councilman Curren Price was shocked when he heard that South Los Angeles neighborhoods, particularly those in the 9th District, were excluded from receiving Federal ... read more >>
National Action Network to Honor Compton Mayor Brown
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 30 January 2014
Compton Mayor Aja Brown National Action Network founder, Al Sharpton Black History Awards Luncheon Feb. 5 will also fete Bakewell Sr. Compton Mayor Aja Brown will be among the honorees at the inaugural ... read more >>
From Politics to the Pulpit: Jewett Walker Selected to Lead Local Church
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Pastor Jewett Walker 2014 saw a new face preaching from behind the pulpit at New Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church on Manchester Avenue in South Los Angeles. After going without a pastor for three ... read more >>
Esteemed Educator George McKenna Enters Race for Los Angeles School Board
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Will Open Campaign Account with Donation from the Late Marguerite LaMotte’s Long-Time Partner Esteemed educator and school administrator Dr. George McKenna, III, whose turnaround of Washington Prep ... read more >>
Will Los Angeles Sever Ties with County Health Department?
Written by City News Service 30 January 2014
  In this file photo taken by AP Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation, AIDS Healthcare Foundation volunteer, Julnelle Fortes demonstrates an HIV screening test on fellow volunteer Hector Alcantara. ... read more >>
City Residents Are Reminded to Bring Reusable Bags When Shopping
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Several weeks into the new year, the city of Los Angeles wants to remind residents to Bring Your Own Bag! when shopping at supermarkets and large grocers.  At the top of the new year, supermarkets and ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
  More than 325 Southland residents gathered in Hawthorne on Saturday, Jan.18, to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.  The event was co-hosted by the South Coast Air Quality Management ... read more >>
Senator Rod Wright Faces Eight Years Behind Bars
Written by Terri Vermeulen Keith, City News Service 28 January 2014
Senator Rod Wright (Sentinel File Photo) State Sen. Roderick Wright was convicted of multiple fraud and perjury charges for living outside the district he was elected to represent. Prosecutors said ... read more >>
Timothy Washington: Love Thy Neighbor
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 January 2014
Come and see one of the most unique, inspired and original art exhibits around by artist Timothy Washington. He has put together an experience dripping with history, spiritualism and humanity.Utilizing ... read more >>
Ground Breaks on First Crenshaw Rail in 59 Years
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 23 January 2014
Federal and Local Officials Celebrate New Beginning Many of the federal and local officials were not even born when the Crenshaw community had its last rail transportation, but all celebrated in the ... read more >>
Leola Sudduth Kennedy laid to rest
Written by Staff and wire report 23 January 2014
Leola Sudduth Kennedy Family and friends are celebrating the life of their matriarch Leola Sudduth Kennedy, who died in her Pasadena home on January 2. “My mother was a very humble woman who dedicated ... read more >>
Naming Ceremony for Dymally School Set for January 23
Written by Jenifer Bihm Sentinel Staff Writer 23 January 2014
    Mervyn M. Dymally   LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy, Board President Richard Vladovic and Principal Simone Charles are inviting the public to a naming ceremony in Los Angeles Thursday January ... read more >>
South L.A. Zoned Out of Promise Funding
Written by Brandon I. Brooks Managing EditoKenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor Danny Bakewell Jr. Executive Editor 16 January 2014
Mayor Garcetti Make Pledge to Aid Region   Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter speaks to media outside the White House in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, after an event with President Barack Obama ... read more >>
Deadline for 2013-14 Edison Scholars Program Applications Is Jan. 10
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 January 2014
It’s not too late, but time is running out. Applications for the 2013-2014 Edison Scholars Program, which offers $1.2 million in scholarships to high school seniors planning to study a science, technology, ... read more >>
Instruction Grants Available Again for SO. CAL Students
Written by City News Service 09 January 2014
Available grants mean that “California will carry on its work of developing cutting-edge programs so students can explore areas of study in a deeper way while developing their talents and skills for ... read more >>
From the Family of Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte:
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 January 2014
Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, LAUSD Board Member   Sunrise July 17, 1933 – Sunset December 5, 2013 The family of Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte sincerely appreciates the acts of  kindness, words ... read more >>
Sheriff Lee Baca Abruptly Resigns
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 09 January 2014
STEPPING DOWN: Longtime Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca who has been under siege with FBI investigation and deputy misconduct will resign after 48 years, he announced on Tuesday, January 7. After ... read more >>
L.A. County Fire Offers Free Firefighter Preparatory Seminars
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 January 2014
  The Los Angeles County Fire Department is proudly presenting a series of Firefighter Preparatory seminars between January and May 2014 to help interested candidates prepare for its upcoming Fire ... read more >>
LAUSD Board Opens LaMotte Seat to Election; Dr. George McKenna Vows to Run
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 08 January 2014
VOICES IN THE CROWD: An overflow crowd of more than 153 education advocates attended the heated Los Angeles Unified School Board Meeting on Tuesday Jan. 7 voicing their support for an appointment or ... read more >>
Pre-Grammy Interfaith Awards and Praise Party
Written by Charlene Muhammad 03 January 2014
  Sentinel publisher Danny Bakewell, Sr. and Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan will be honored among men of distinction at the 1st Annual Pre-Grammy Gospel Interfaith Awards and Praise ... read more >>
L.A. Metro Marks 10th Year of Service to Rose Parade
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 December 2013
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will mark its 10th official year of Metro Rail service to the 2014 Tournament of Roses Parade® celebrations this New Year’s Day, ... read more >>

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