Mayor Villraigosa Mandates MTA Hold Contractors Accountable
Written by KENNETH MILLER Assistant Managing Editor 25 April 2013
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Lack of Blacks Hired on Phase I of Crenshaw Rail Project The Metro Transportation Authority (MTA) pledged significant African American participation during ... read more >>
SENTINEL EXCLUSIVE Dumped by Lakers Mike Brown Speaks Out
Written by KENNETH MILLER Assistant Managing Editor 25 April 2013
Former Lakers Coach Mike Brown New Cleveland Coach Says L.A. Not Fair   Mike Brown was sitting at the top of the Redondo Union High School gymnasium while his older son Elijah Brown was playing in ... read more >>
ATTENTION COMMUTERS AND RESIDENTS ON 59th PL BETWEEN 8th AV AND CRENSHAW BL
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 24 April 2013
ATTENTION COMMUTERS AND RESIDENTS ON 59th PL BETWEEN 8th AV AND CRENSHAW BL   This notice is to inform the public of continued advanced utility relocations.  Metro’s Contractor, Metro Builders ... read more >>
Los Angeles settles with women fired on in manhunt
Written by Tami Abdollah, Associated Press 23 April 2013
  LOS ANGELES (AP) — The city of Los Angeles reached a $4.2 million settlement with a mother and daughter who were injured when police mistakenly opened fire on them while they were delivering ... read more >>
Cyclists Line Up Behind Bradford for Bike Safety Bill, CicLAvia
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 19 April 2013
Assembly Member Steven Bradford  Assembly Member Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) announced a new bill designed to increase safety for cyclists on California’s roads, making cities more livable and ... read more >>
West Basin Director Gloria Gray Inducted into National Association of University Women Hall of Fame
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 19 April 2013
Gloria Gray Gray Inducted into South Central Los Angeles Branch West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Director Gloria Gray was recently selected as an inductee into the National Association ... read more >>
San Fernando Valley Links Top Hat Award Fundraiser
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 18 April 2013
Tisha Campbell-Martin Sonia Norwood Laurie Ann Gipson Honoring Women In The Arts The San Fernando Valley Chapter of the Links, Inc. presents its 2013 Top Hat Award Fundraiser at the  Braemar ... read more >>
Los Angeles Black Clergy and Leaders Endorse Eric Garcetti
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer brian@lasentinel.ent 18 April 2013
Eric Garcetti stands flanked by Black clergy and community leaders who have endorsed him for mayor of Los Angeles. (Photo by Daphne Bradford) The mayoral candidate receives multiple endorsements from ... read more >>
“Honoring Legends Investing In Our Future” Legacy Leaders Spring Gala
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 18 April 2013
  Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Cynthia Davis and Dr. David Carlise  Cynthia Davis Honored For Legacy of HIV/AIDS Education and Outreach For Underserved Recently, Charles R. Drew University of ... read more >>
African First Ladies, U.S. Doctors convene second historic health summit in Los Angeles
Written by Charlene Muhammad Sentinel Contributing Writer generalinfo@lasentinel.net 18 April 2013
  1st Ladies flags:  African 1st Ladies on opening day of their 2013 Summit. Congresswoman Maxine Waters greets Hajia Zainab Maina, Minister of Women Affairs & Development, Nigeria.   African ... read more >>
BLOOM Initiative Works to Blossom Roses Out of Concrete
Written by Nicole Williams LA Sentinel Contributing Writer nicolew@lasentinel.net 18 April 2013
Active members of BLOOM from left to right: George Weaver of Brotherhood Crusade, BLOOM Initiative Director, Robert Lewis, ‘Bloomer’ Anthony Smith, Actor and Activist LarenzTate and Buffalo ... read more >>
Race Will be Close for Compton Mayor
Written by Jennifer Bihm Jennifer@lasentinel.net 18 April 2013
Aja Brown Omar Bradley Both political newcomer Aja Brown and former Compton Mayor Omar Bradley have large voter support. Preliminary election results from the Compton City Clerk’s office this ... read more >>
From Sweden to South L.A.
Written by Kathy Williamson Sentinel Contributing Writer 11 April 2013
Sweden’s ‘Back Up’ violence prevention team visits South L.A. to learn techniques from PCITI A group of serious young adults from Nookoping, Sweden raised money through multiple fundraisers ... read more >>
Wesson, Holden, Walters Endorse Garcetti
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 11 April 2013
Trio Joins Parks, Perry & Davis in South L.A. to Fire-Up Garcetti Volunteers Eric Garcetti was endorsed by Council President Herb Wesson and former South L.A. councilmembers Nate Holden and Rita ... read more >>
Grand Opening of New Health Center at Dominguez High
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 11 April 2013
A Cut Above the Rest — Local leaders, school officials, and nonprofit partners gather for the new Dominguez High School Health Center’s ribbon cutting ceremony, Wednesday, March 27. (L-R) front ... read more >>
Candlelight Vigil to reflect on the ‘Season for Nonviolence’
Written by Sentinel New Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 11 April 2013
Photo credit: Martin Zamora Commemoration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death Nearly 200 people, including Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca and ... read more >>
Special Needs Network Gears Up for Autism Awareness Month
Written by Sentinel News Services generalinfo@lasentinel.net 11 April 2013
  Special Needs Network, Inc. (SNN), a grassroots autism advocacy organization serving South Los Angeles, will host a series of events throughout the month of April to help increase awareness of ... read more >>
Los Angeles Museum of African American Art to Launch Galbreath Photo Exhibit
Written by Sentinel News Services generalinfo@lasentinel.net 11 April 2013
Photojournalist Haywood Galbreath The Museum of African American Art (MAAA) located in the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, will host a reception on Sunday, April 14 from 2-4 p.m., celebrating the launch ... read more >>
CicLAvia Making History
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 11 April 2013
An unprecedented 15 miles of car-free streets from Downtown to Venice Beach Los Angeles will celebrate its 6th CicLAvia on Sunday, April 21, the city’s largest open-streets event to date, according ... read more >>
Price family celebrates 60th Anniversary
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 11 April 2013
City Council President Herb Wesson and his wife Fabian Wesson (right) and Bishop Charles and Lady Mae Blake of West Angeles Church (left) were joined by hundreds in celebrating the White Diamond 60th ... read more >>
BET Experience Youth Program
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 11 April 2013
LA High School Students Offered Music Industry Career Education and Workshops through BET Experience Youth Program. AEG and BET NETWORKS education initiative, Next Level, in partnership with the GRAMMY® ... read more >>
Waters & Bradley Endorse Greuel
Written by Jennifer Bihm and Kenneth D. Miller 11 April 2013
LIVING LEGACY: Lorraine Bradley, daughter of late iconic Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley, this week announced her support for Wendy Greuel to continue her fathers legacy as mayor.  (Photo by Troy Tieuel ... read more >>
Councilwoman Perry Endorses Sen. Price to replace her in City Council 9th District
Written by Kenneth Miller, Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 10 April 2013
    Los Angeles City Councilmember Jan Perry announced this week that she is backing State Senator Curren Price to continue her legacy in the 9th District for the City Council run-off on May 21.   "It ... read more >>
Explore the Warning Signs of Sex Trafficking within the Urban Community
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 04 April 2013
    Well-Play Inc. and Minority AIDS Project Announce New Partnerships in Preparation for Sex Traffic Awareness Panel and “Survivor” Documentary Screening This April On Saturday, April 13 members ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa Launches City’s First Smartphone Application
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 04 April 2013
  MyLA311 mobile application allows community to access city information and services from smart phones and other mobile devices. Mayor Villaraigosa recently announced the launch of the first Citywide ... read more >>