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13 California Charter Schools Awarded with Certified Charter School Honor
Written by City News Service 16 October 2008
CNS - The California Charter Schools Association announced last Wednesday that 13 public charter schools, including six in the Southland, were named “Certified Charter Schools,” bringing ... read more >>
Census Report Reveals Depth of County Health Crisis
Written by City News Service 16 October 2008
CNS - Nearly one-fourth of Los Angeles County residents lacked health insurance coverage in 2005, according to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau. Of the roughly 8.7 million Los Angeles County ... read more >>
Area Landscape Improvements Included in Improved (CSD) for Baldwin Hills Oil
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 16 October 2008
The ‘Urban Restoration’ project will add innovative landscaping improvements to the proposed CSD for Baldwin Hills oil drilling. The oil and gas mining operations in the area are the largest ... read more >>
Smooth Hype brings hip-hop fitness to Taste of Soul
Written by Super User 14 October 2008
Most people coming to Taste to Soul this Saturday look forward to the food and entertainment first, but there will be plenty of quality vendors to let you know what’s going on in the community.Coming ... read more >>
Weak Defense Might Yield Life Sentence for Local Man Who Claims Innocence
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 October 2008
Makeitha Christon’s life hangs in the balance while he awaits a sentence hearing, where it is expected that the 25-year-old resident of Los Angeles will be given a life sentence for a crime that ... read more >>

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OV Smith Honored for Years of Community Service
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 October 2008
OV Smith has been doing good deeds in the Los Angeles areas for many years. This past Saturday she was honored by many guest, including Congresswomen Maxine Waters and Diane Watson, Senator Rod Wright, ... read more >>
Villaraigosa to Make Historic Announcement of African American Job Creation
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 09 October 2008
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at the unveiling of his South Los Angeles Plan today will announce that under his administration the City of Los Angeles has over 1200 African Americans working on City of ... read more >>
Next Generation of Political Leaders Discuss Local Politics and Urban Redevelopment Strategies
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 09 October 2008
The Next Generation of Political Leaders addresses the audience at this great event.  From R to L, Event Moderator Robert Cole, Esq. Carson City Council Member Mike Gibson, Compton City Council Member ... read more >>
City Council Calls for Independent Oversight in LAFD
Written by City News Service 09 October 2008
CNS - Two city councilmen called last Friday for a measure to be placed on the March 2009 ballot to hire an independent monitor to oversee the Los Angeles Fire Department. Councilmen Jose Huizar and ... read more >>
Committee Holds Hearing on Gay Marriage
Written by City News Service 09 October 2008
CNS - Proposition 8, which would eliminate the right of same-sex couples to wed, was the topic of a public hearing October 2 in Los Angeles, with supporters maintaining the measure protects children ... read more >>
Sentinel Conducts EXPO Line Q & A (Part II)
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 09 October 2008
PART 2 The Los Angeles Sentinel recently held an editorial board meeting to address many residents’ concerns over the ongoing Expo-Line. Participating at the meeting on behalf of the Expo Line ... read more >>

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Town Hall on November 2008 California Ballot Initiatives
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 October 2008
Town Hall on  November 2008 California Ballot Initiatives Come out and Learn about the Issues Vital to Our Community                                                                                                         ... read more >>
Dawn of a New Day: Gilliam Appointed UCLA Dean
Written by Ra'Kenna Joseph 02 October 2008
  Next week, the UCLA School of Public Affairs will hold a private reception to welcome Dr. Franklin Gilliam, Jr. as its third dean. "I've been involved with the school since its conception ... read more >>
Mayor Embarks on Major Housing Development
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 October 2008
Despite the gloom and doom that is permeating the present economic environment throughout the country, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has embarked on a $5 billion housing project that will lay the foundation ... read more >>
Sentinel Conducts EXPO Line Q & A
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 02 October 2008
The Los Angeles Sentinel recently held an editorial board meeting to address many residents’ concerns over the ongoing Expo-Line. Participating at the meeting on behalf of the Expo Line were Exposition ... read more >>
Seven Arrested in Prescription Drug Ring
Written by City News Service 02 October 2008
CNS - Seven people were arrested on suspicion of being part of a drug-trafficking ring in Pomona that stole the identities of doctors to gain access to addictive drugs such as Oxycontin and Vicodin, ... read more >>
Metrolink to be Equipped with Train Stop Technology
Written by City News Service 02 October 2008
CNS - Metrolink trains will be equipped with 1940s-era automatic train stop technology as an interim measure to avoid a repeat of the Sept. 12 fatal crash of a Metrolink commuter train near Chatsworth, ... read more >>

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Black Men Stepping Up to Support Young Brothers
Written by Janet Alston Jackson, Contributing Writer 02 October 2008
African American Male Conference: From left to right is Ed Fletcher, executive director; Al Stephens, chairman of the board; and Reverend Tyrone Skinner, board member and visionary.You could almost hear ... read more >>
Federal Bail Outs Will Affect County Budget, Officials Said
Written by Robert Perkins and Alice Walton, City News Service 02 October 2008
With lawmakers in Washington, D.C., rejecting a plan to bail out U.S. financial institutions, Los Angeles County and city officials braced Tuesday for the local impact of the economic crisis. At the ... read more >>
Local Briefs (10-02-08 Edition)
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 October 2008
15th Annual African American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase to honor black directors of photography The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) hosts the 15th Annual ... read more >>
To the Polls Tuesday's
Written by Niele Anderson 02 October 2008
Join the Los Angeles Sentinel and 93.5 The Beat FMStarting October 7th you can go to the County Registers Office, in Norwalk ,and vote early. Buses leave from the Los Angeles Sentinel 3800 Crenshaw ... read more >>
One Vote Day!!
Written by Niele Anderson 29 September 2008
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B. Smith Lends Helping Hand To Dorsey High School
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 26 September 2008
B SmithIt's hard to describe entrepreneur B. Smith with simply one word because she has worn many hats during her career.You can call her a fashion model, chef, restaurateur, author and television host. ... read more >>
Sentinel Political Cartoonist David G. Brown Set to Release New Book
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 September 2008
Award winning artist and Los Angeles Sentinel political cartoonist, David G. Brown, will soon release his latest project; "Barack, Race and the Media: Drawing my own Conclusions" a satirical ... read more >>
Shooting Rocks Washington Prep.
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 25 September 2008
The horrendous shooting at Washington Prep School last weekend after a football game is an outrage and reminder that the violence is omnipresent in the community.  There was s shooting on the ... read more >>



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