Saturday, April 18, 2015
The Game's Real MVP
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 23 January 2015
Hosea Chanchez says farewell to 9 seasons of the show ‘The Game’ star Hosea Chanchez plans to pursue more opportunities in television, movies and public speaking after the show ends. (Caitlin Mitchell) Since ... read more >>
Black leaders call for March for Unity and Justice
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 23 January 2015
Leaders gathered in front of the Sentinel offices urging community members to stand up for justice. (Valerie Goodloe photo)   Local activists ask the public to join the movement against police ... read more >>
Huddie ‘Leadbelly’ Ledbetter
Written by Jeffery Wadley, Contributing Writer 23 January 2015
An American Music Legacy at The Grammy Museum As I entered the Grammy Museum at L.A.  Live in downtown Los Angeles, I was gripped with excitement.  I saw exhibits featuring Michael Jackson, Taylor ... read more >>
Covered California Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Community Leaders at Los Angeles Parade
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 January 2015
Covered California Executive Director Peter V. Lee (right, in blue shirt) joins marchers in Los Angeles Jan. 19 at the Kingdom Day Parade honoring the birthday and memory of Martin Luther King ... read more >>
Controller Yee Releases December Cash Update
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
  State Controller Betty T. Yee released her monthly report last week, covering California's cash balance, receipts and disbursements in December 2014.  Revenues for the month totaled $13.1 billion, ... read more >>
L.A. County Health Department Urges Preservation of Trauma Services at St. Francis Medical Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood   The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS), with the support of the Board of Supervisors, is urging the State Attorney General to permit ... read more >>
Unidentified Patient First to Die of Flu in California
Written by City News Service 15 January 2015
  A Southern California resident has become the state's first person under 65 to die from influenza this flu season, health officials announced last week. Citing privacy concerns, the state Department ... read more >>
Officials to Study Minimum Wage Hike’s Impact on Los Angeles
Written by City News Service 15 January 2015
A Los Angeles hotel worker speaks before a recent vote to raise minimum wage for the city’s hotel employees. City officials have chosen University of California Berkeley economists to study the ... read more >>
Labor Decision in Security Guard Case May Set New Precedence
Written by City News Service 15 January 2015
Employees required to stay at a worksite while on call should be compensated for all their hours, including sleep time, the California Supreme Court has ruled in a case involving a company based ... read more >>
African American Firefighter Museum Announces New Exhibit
Written by LAWT News Service 15 January 2015
 “The Legend of Arnett Lee Hartsfield, Jr.”   Rare and historical photos, film and memorabilia documenting the life and times of Arnett Lee Hartsfield, Jr., will be on display to the ... read more >>
Jones, Hall host Covered California Enrollment Fair at City of Refuge Church
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
Bishop Noel Jones   California Senator Isadore Hall and Bishop Noel Jones, founder of City of Refuge Church, join L.A. Care in hosting a Covered California community health and enrollment fair. Covered ... read more >>
Chase Opens New Branch in South Los Angeles
Written by Nicole Williams 15 January 2015
Pictured from left to right: Relationship Banker Jasmond Nash, Relationship Banker Ramiro Avalos, Councilman Curren Price, Consumer Banking District Manager LizAnn Shimamoto, Consumer Banking ... read more >>
Kamala Harris Announces to Sentinel: ‘I am running for the U.S. Senate’
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. Executive Editor 15 January 2015
In an exclusive interview with The Los Angeles Sentinel, California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced Tuesday Jan. 13 that she would run for Barbara Boxer's U.S. Senate seat. The current California ... read more >>
A New King for South L.A.
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 15 January 2015
Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital Prepares for Reopening     The new Martin Luther King, Jr. Hospital is set to reopen in late spring for South LA residents. (courtesy MLKCH)  After rebuilding ... read more >>
Inglewood Celebrates the Life and Accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
On Monday, Jan.19, the City of Inglewood will host its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration. This year’s memorial of Dr. King’s legacy will be extremely significant as it is Inglewood’s ... read more >>
Council President Wesson to Serve as Grand Marshall 30th Annual ‘Kingdom Day Parade’ set for Monday Jan. 19
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
(Council President Herb Wesson will serve as the Grand Marshall of the 30th anniversary Kingdom Day Parade on Monday Jan. 19 beginning at 11a.m. on King Blvd./File Photo) Council President Herb Wesson ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2015
  (Metro entry to parade will be replica of the Rosa Park bus in honor of the 60th anniversary of her historic stand.) L.A. Metro will be joining the communities of south L.A. to celebrate Martin Luther ... read more >>
A Change Is Going to Come
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 15 January 2015
Roland Martin says current protests will be the predecessor to change. (Courtesy of Roland Martin) Host of “NewsOne Now” on TV One, Roland Martin isn’t shy about his feelings pertaining to the ... read more >>
Adult acting classes resume at William Grant Still Arts Center
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 14 January 2015
For over 37 years the center has offered affordable theatre, dance and crafting classes as well as art exhibitions  for the community. William Grant Still Arts Center (WGSAC) resumes its Adult Acting ... read more >>
Century Boulevard Westbound Lanes Near LAX to be Closed for Five Nights in January
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 January 2015
Westbound lanes on Century Boulevard, between Aviation Boulevard and Bellanca Avenue near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), will be closed from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on weeknights, Jan. 19 through ... read more >>
: Sabriya’s Castle Teams up with The Los Angeles Children’s Hospital Teen Impact Program
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 08 January 2015
Pamela Bakewell, President of Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Foundation (3rd person from the right, back row) and Jordan King and his colleague from Bank of America, who Volunteer for Sabriya’s Castle ... read more >>
Hollywood Unveiled
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 01 January 2015
A recent Sony Pictures cyber attack brought to light the hidden racial suppositions of studio executives     (Associated Press Photo) It’s becoming extremely difficult to sweep all the dirt happening ... read more >>
African-American Doctors Join Efforts to Enroll Californians in Health Insurance
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 January 2015
From left to right: Dr. Patrick Dowling, Dr. Raven Copeland, Kimeko Campbell and Dr. Michelle Bholat support Covered California health insurance for those who may seek assistance financially. (courtesy ... read more >>
Autopsy Shows Los Angeles Police Shot Man 3 Times
Written by Tami Abdollah, Associated Press 01 January 2015
(Photo courtesy of family) A 25-year-old black man killed in a fight with Los Angeles police was shot three times in his right side, right arm and back, an autopsy report released Monday states. The ... read more >>
38th KwanZaa Gwaride Opens the 49th Year of KwanZaa
Written by RW Akile, Contributing Writer 26 December 2014
The Gwaride weaves the traditional and the contemporary reality of life in Los Angeles     One of the many Kwanzaa celebrations taking place locally will be the 38th Annual Kwanzaa Gwaride, which ... read more >>

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