Felix Sign Denied Historical Status
Written by Alice Walton 18 October 2007
  CNS - The Felix Chevrolet showroom and neon roof sign in downtown Los Angeles may be local landmarks, but the Los Angeles City Council has declined to designate the site as a historic ... read more >>
Death Penalty Opponents Gather Outside District Courthouse
Written by Super User 18 October 2007
(LA Sentinel Photo) Aqeela SherrillsTwo years ago, when Aqeela Sherrills’ oldest son Terrell was murdered in Ladera Heights, it would have been easy to want his son’s killer on Death Row.But instead ... read more >>
More Than 75,000 Celebrate Black Community Black Power and Love at "Taste of Soul"
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 18 October 2007
The innocence of a child recognizing the symbols of McDonalds, religions of Christianity merging with that of Islam, smoke scents of spicy barbeque clashing with that of healthy vegan foods, the bellowing ... read more >>
Worldly Flavors Featured at Taste of Soul
Written by Christine Sabathia 11 October 2007
A Taste of JamaicaAntoniette Gray and Delorse Dyer are bringing a mouth-watering taste of Jamaica’s flavorful dishes down to Crenshaw Blvd. when they set up their Wi Jammin Caribbean Restaurant ... read more >>
Gloria Jeff Appeals Termination
Written by By Alice Walton 11 October 2007
CNS—The Department of Transportation’s ousted general manager submitted a letter Oct. 5 asking the City Council to overturn her termination, claiming she was dismissed without any warning ... read more >>
Michael Baisden to Lead 'Taste of Soul'
Written by Super User 11 October 2007
The self-proclaimed “Bad Boy of Radio” is coming to Los Angeles, as national radio personality Michael Baisden will make a special guest appearance at this Saturday’s Taste of Soul held on historic ... read more >>
Baisden Delivers
Written by Super User 27 September 2007
Talk Show Host Praised as Leading Voice in JenaIn the wake of the Jena Six rally down in Jena, Louisiana, one voice can take plenty of credit for being a guiding presence during the historic moment.Radio ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Participates in County Campaign
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 27 September 2007
For 30 years, Los Angeles County Employees have supported the Brotherhood Crusade and thousands of organizations through payroll deduction and cash contributions. “The County’s Charitable ... read more >>
Vendors Taste Flavor of Soul
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 27 September 2007
A record 150 vendors will line Crenshaw Blvd for the second annual Taste of Soul October 13, where food lovers and aficionados can look forward to sampling everything from peach cobbler to seafood gumbo. ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa Names African American Fire Captain as New Emergency Preparedness Director
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 27 September 2007
The new emergency preparedness chief will coordinate preparation for and response to natural and man-made disasters. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, joined by Council-members Jack Weiss and Tom LaBonge, ... read more >>
Pierce Awarded $1.4M But Still Feels Hurt
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 27 September 2007
Former Black Fireman Tennie Pierce Doesn’t Feel Like A Winner Growing up in South Central Los Angeles and attending Foshay Middle School and Crenshaw High School, Tennie Pierce always dreamed of ... read more >>
Lynwood Residents Accuse Willoughby of Malpractice and Misrepresentation
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 September 2007
Attorney Willoughby's appointment as the city attorney adds fuel to the recallThe residents of the city of Lynwood are up in arms over the recent appointment of tainted attorney Anthony Willoughby ... read more >>
Mayor Provides Jobs in Construction for Blacks
Written by Super User 20 September 2007
Mayor Villaraigosa leads effort to provide more construction job opportunities An estimated 25,000 jobs in the Building Trades will open up in the next ten years as a whole generation of skilled workers ... read more >>
Beach Blast 2007: Surfing, Sand, Sun and Fun
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 13 September 2007
 Los Angeles County Board of Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke is probably one of the best friends of Los Angeles County foster children and the best-known elected official among thousands of those who ... read more >>
Trio Pledge Unity for MLK Hospital
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 12 September 2007
Supervisor Burke, Congresswomen Waters and Richardson vow a collaborative effort in returning facility to full operation   Francis Taylor/Sentinel Photo Members from the “Save MLK?Hospital” ... read more >>
L.A. County Fair Opens Gates
Written by City News Service 12 September 2007
CNS - The Los Angeles County Fair, the nation’s largest, began its 18-day run at Fairplex in Pomona Sept. 7, with the traditional rides, fried foods, horse racing, concerts and a new environmental ... read more >>
Gertrude Baines: Black Community Treasure at 113
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 12 September 2007
Gertrude Baines at 113 years of age is an active member of the Main Gospel Church pastored by Warren J. Smith and she is proud of the dozens of birthday and celebratory greetings that adorn ... read more >>
Pasadena Crime Declines 24 Percent
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 12 September 2007
Nestled in the foothills of Los Angeles County, just south of the 210 Freeway, Pasadena, California, best known worldwide for the annual Rose Parade and locally for the famous Rose Bowl, the venue for ... read more >>
Hawthorne Police Kills Young Woman
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 12 September 2007
Just days after Mertis Curry called 911 for help with a domestic violence dispute with her daughter, she is now crying out for help from the public to bury that same daughter. Curry’s 21-year-daughter, ... read more >>
Compton Spirit Shines on Gospel Concert
Written by Niele Anderson 12 September 2007
 Mayor Eric Perrodin honors gospel great J Moss It was a knee slapping, toe tapping, hand clapping and tambourine snapping good time in the city of Compton on Saturday September ... read more >>
Birthing A New: Compton's 2007 Gospel Concert Flyer
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 06 September 2007
The City of Compton is hosting the 2007 Gospel Concert this Saturday featuring J Moss, The Williams Brothers, Dorinda Clarke Cole, Norman Hutchins, The Starlights, and Comedian Broderic Rice, and Aundrae ... read more >>
Funding Secured for Leimert Park Theater
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 06 September 2007
As a member of the Cultural Historical Endowment Board, Majority Leader Karen Bass (Assembly District 47) was able to help secure more than $2.4 million in funding for the Vision Theatre, which was the ... read more >>
Case Against Pasadena Fire Dept. Headed for Trial
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 06 September 2007
A recent mediation hearing to settle a multi-million lawsuit brought by 18-year veteran, Pasadena Firefighter Carter Stephens in which he claims race discrimination and harassment, forced unjustified ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade and Microsoft Help Bridge Digital Divide in South L.A. Through Workforce Development Training
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 30 August 2007
The career landscape nationwide is rapidly changing. By 2010, more than 77 percent of all jobs in the United States will require some ICT ability. Additionally, the forecasted top 10 in-demand jobs for ... read more >>
Innocence Overlooked in Plea Bargaining
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 29 August 2007
“I’m not just fighting for my baby, I’m fighting for all the other mothers who have to go through this,” said Ella Thomas mother of a 16-year-old accused of sexual assault and ... read more >>