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Grading The NCAA Madness
Written by KENNETH MILLER Assistant Managing Editor 21 March 2013
NCAA President Mark Emmert unveils new college eligibility standards.  As the glorified NCAA Basketball Tournament known as March Madness rolls out this week, so to will a new promotional campaign ... read more >>
Director Gloria Gray Makes History
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 14 March 2013
  First African-American Woman to Chair Metropolitan Water District Board Meeting West Basin Municipal Water District  Director Gloria Gray chaired the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California ... read more >>
WESSON DIALOGUES WITH COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 14 March 2013
    Council President Herb Wesson addresses the Empowerment Congress West Area Neighborhood Council at community Town Hall meeting. - Sentinel File Photo City Council President Herb Wesson was ... read more >>
Fire Chief Brian L. Cummings is LAFD’s Transformational Leader
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor Kenneth@lasentinel.net 14 March 2013
  Fire Chief Brian L. Cummings This is the first of a four part series examining the Los Angeles Fire Department, its leadership, its hiring policies, its fiscal impact and the state of African ... read more >>
Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church hosts free women's health fair
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2013
A FREE WOMAN’S HEALTH EVENT Health is Power! Join the California Oncology Research Institute (CORI) and other local health organizations to learn tips on living a healthy life 9:00 am Registration/Light ... read more >>
Change Your Clock / Change Your Batteries
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 March 2013
  County of Los Angeles Fire Department    NEWS RELEASE   CAPTAIN TOM RICHARDS PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE (323) 881-2411 Date:  March 8, 2013 FIRE CHIEF DARYL L. OSBY 1320 ... read more >>
UNCF Masked Ball Honors Magic Johnson & Sheryl Underwood
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 07 March 2013
And says Farewell to its host, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Magic and Cookie Johnson Celebrate the Mayors Masked Ball   UNCF President and CEO Dr. Michael Lomax congratulates the night’s honoree ... read more >>
DCH Teen Safe Driving Foundation Announces the Winner of its D3CA Contest
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 07 March 2013
Dominique Murray standing next to the 2013 Toyota Corolla he just won Brotherhood Crusade’s Dominique Murray The DCH Teen Safe Driving Foundation announced the winner of the Don’t Drive Distracted ... read more >>
“SKIP COOPER DAY” IN LOS ANGELES
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 07 March 2013
Skip Cooper and Council President Herb Wesson Council President Herb Wesson congratulated Earl “Skip” Cooper II, president and CEO of the Black Business Association for receiving the organization’s ... read more >>
Kennedy Wins Outright in Pasadena
Written by KENNETH MILLER Sentinel Staff Writer 07 March 2013
John J. Kennedy African American poised to lead community in Pasadena. John J. Kennedy, whose roots in the Pasadena community spans 70-years, captured a seat on the Pasadena City Council winning ... read more >>
Curren Price Leading Black Candidate in 9th District
Written by KENNETH MILLER, Sentinel Staff Writer kenneth@lasentinel.net 07 March 2013
Senator Curren Price State Senator primed for likely runoff with Anna Cubas Decorated State Senator and highly respected African American public servant, Curren Price separated himself as the leading ... read more >>
Garcetti, Greuel to Duel for Mayor
Written by Jennifer Bihm Jennifer@lasentinel.net 07 March 2013
  Neither Controller Wendy Gruel nor City Councilman Eric Garcetti garnered enough votes by Tuesday night to avoid a runoff in May to become Los Angeles’ next mayor. Councilwoman Jan Perry was in ... read more >>
Incident Involving a Firearm Occurred Outside Pollling Location at 92nd Street Elementary School
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 March 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                     For Media Inquiries: Sunny Cho (213) 978-0417 Sunny.Cho@lacity.org   ***REISSUED***   VOTERS ... read more >>
Light turnout caps low-profile race for LA mayor
Written by Michael R. Blood, Associated Press 06 March 2013
  Councilwoman Jan Perry with a group of people. Photo Courtesy of www.janperry.com     Controller Wendy Greuel and a group of children. Photo Courtesy of www.wendygreuel.org     Councilman ... read more >>
John Kennedy gets support from all over Pasadena
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 28 February 2013
John Kennedy Even his opponents are now supporting him for council This has been a very good week for Pasadena City Council candidate John Kennedy.  First he received notice that Pasadena Police ... read more >>
Katherine Jackson to Go Ahead with Lawsuit against AEG
Written by BILL HETHERMAN City New Service 28 February 2013
A judge this week issued a tentative ruling that Michael Jackson's mother can move forward with her lawsuit contending that the promoters of Michael Jackson's never-realized London concerts negligently ... read more >>
Urban League Open House introduced newly appointed CEO Nolan V. Rollins
Written by Sentinel News Servicegeneralinfo@lasentinel.net 28 February 2013
Members of the LA Urban League Board of Directors and Executive Team (L-R) Hosts__ Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas, John C. Mack, Noel Massie and Nolan Rollins Nolan Rollins greets community member Community ... read more >>
Study Shows Significant Learning Gaps between Blacks and Whites
Written by City News Service 28 February 2013
By the second grade, African American students in Los Angeles County demonstrate significant learning gaps that only widen with age and lead to the highest school dropout rate among all races, according ... read more >>
Long Beach Calls for Action in the Black Community
Written by Nicole Williams Sentinel Contributing WriterNicolew@lasentinel.net 28 February 2013
Dr. Lydia Hollie (center), who gathered statistics for "The State of Black Long Beach: A Call to Action" speaking with two people who attended the convention on Saturday, February 23.    Uduak ... read more >>
Hundreds of Bikers Ride for Peace in the Streets
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 28 February 2013
(L-R) Minister Tony Muhammad, Dr. Hanan Islam, Power 106’s Big Boy, and Rev. Alfreddie Johnson at 5th UPFest in Watts. Minister Tony Muhammad and Big Boy Join Caravan of Peace from Watts to Carson ... read more >>
Wesson honors Pastor Xavier Thompson
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 28 February 2013
Pastor Xavier Thompson (left) of Southern Missionary Baptist Church receives recognition by City Council President Herb Wesson (right) at City Hall City Council President Herb Wesson honored Pastor ... read more >>
Local workers at Inglewood Forum with Mayor Butts
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 28 February 2013
Pictured from left to right: Van Smith, Les Young, Brandon Baker, Inglewood Mayor James Butts, Eric Medina, Jamie Criss, Dwayne Newbern, Tramell Collins. After a great deal of careful design and preparation ... read more >>
Why Black Blood Recipients Need Black Blood Donors
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 28 February 2013
Most of us were taught in school that every human being, no matter what racial or ethnic background, have three blood types A, B or O.  However those of us of African descent carry an antigen within ... read more >>
Dennis Zine; A Life of Service and Leadership
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 28 February 2013
Dennis Zine An established and proven track record in public service establishes Councilmember Dennis Zine as the ideal candidate to vote for in the race for city controller in the March 5 primary. As ... read more >>
Jan Perry Vies to Continue Love Affair with L.A. as its Mayor
Written by KENNETH MILLER Sentinel Staff Writer 28 February 2013
Jan Perry Bright public servant can be a history maker beginning with March 5 primary In a journey that began with a cross country trip from her Ohio home to attend the Rose Bowl game on New Years ... read more >>

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