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Compton Firefighters and Engineers Awarded
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 28 February 2008
 (Front row left to right) Thomas Benjamin, Captain Robert  Mendez, Engineer Samuel Harper, Chris Barnes, Michael Greene, Council-woman  Lillie Dobson, Councilwoman Yvonne Arceneaux. (Back ... read more >>
Baldwin Village Fire Station Gets Major $14 Million Facelift
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 28 February 2008
Baldwin Village Fire Station Groundbreak-ing: Left to right: Los Angeles City Fire Chief Douglas Barry, Councilmember Herb Wesson, Jr., Public Works Commissioner Valerie Lynn Shaw and City Engineer Gary ... read more >>
More Than 2,000 Homeless Served on Skid Row
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 28 February 2008
Photo by Robert TorrenceVolunteers, sponsors and supporters participate in serving the homeless on Skid Row.Mothers In Action, Brotherhood Crusade, L.A. Sentinel, Wal-Mart and the Labor Union, L.A. County ... read more >>
South LA Receives Tools for Community Transformation
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 21 February 2008
On Saturday, February 16 Time Warner Cable unveiled the newly built technology center at Community Coalition at 8101 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90044. California State Assembly Majority Leader ... read more >>
BMOTOA Wins Three Awards for Excellence in Marketing and Communications
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 21 February 2008
Pictured (L-R): Anita I. Johnson-Patty, general manager, communications (The Americas), Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation; Tommy Thompson, deputy director general, Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and ... read more >>
Ports to Receive Funding to Increase Security
Written by City News Service 21 February 2008
CNS - The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will receive $18 million from the state to help increase security and enhance training programs for emergency personnel, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has ... read more >>
A Celebration of Life and Legacy
Written by Christine Sabathia 21 February 2008
LAPD mortorcycle officers’ procession heads towards Holy Cross Cemetery. –Photo by Ian Foxx10,000 honor Officer Randal D. Simmons during day-long service Thousands of people paid their final ... read more >>
Parks Leads Team to Keep Trojans at Coliseum
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 21 February 2008
Councilman Parks Uses His Shrewd Negotiating Skills and Leads for a “Win-Win” for Community, USC and Football Fans. In his last act as Coliseum Commission President, Council-member ... read more >>
Will it All Come Down to Super Delegates?
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 21 February 2008
“Superdelegate:” it’s become the buzzword for 2008, raising some loaded questions. Is the average joe Democrat capable of choosing his presidential nominee or does he need the judgement ... read more >>
Presidential Hopeful Hillary Clinton Visits Inglewood
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 14 February 2008
Congresswoman Maxine Waters(left) joins aspiring democratic presidential nominee, Congresswoman Hillary Clinton (right), in the family room of Tony Wafford.Just before the election on Super Tuesday, Senator ... read more >>
L.A. City Council Honors Longtime Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke
Written by By Alice Walton, CNS 14 February 2008
As part of the city’s observance of African American Heritage Month, Councilmembers Herb Wesson, Bernard C. Parks and Jan Perry sponsored an exhibit on the Bridge Gallery honoring Los Angeles County ... read more >>
Isadore Hall Becomes Sheriff Reserve Officer
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 14 February 2008
Councilman Hall Presented with a Certificate of Completion: Sheriff Leroy D. Baca, Councilman Isadore Hall and Captain William M. Ryan-Compton Sheriff Station. Loud cheers and waves of pride filled ... read more >>
Black AIDS Institute: 'Heroes in the Struggle'
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 February 2008
Many in the Black community have now come to realize that HIV/AIDS is devastating the community and it has become a national epidemic that needs the immediate attention of the entire community/country. ... read more >>
Our Hero Lost
Written by Christine Sabathia 14 February 2008
It didn’t take long for our phone lines to be flooded with calls or the doors to be swung open with community members in mourning, all wanting to share what Officer Randal D. Simmons meant to them ... read more >>
LAPD Officer Killed in the Line of Duty
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 07 February 2008
LAPD Special Weapons and Tactics Officer Randal Simmons was killed in the line of duty on February 7, 2008.  Officer Simmons was a 27 year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department and served ... read more >>
Postmaster James Smith Sent Off with Stamp of Approval
Written by Christine Sabathia 31 January 2008
Michael L. Jones photo From left, Our Authors Study Club President Dr. Genevieve Shepherd, Artist Artis Lane, Los Angeles Postmaster James A. Smith and Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker unveil ... read more >>
Poll Workers Needed in LA County
Written by City News Service 31 January 2008
CNS - Another 300 poll workers are still being sought to staff voting locations for the Feb. 5 presidential primary election, Los Angeles County election officials said. “Although more than 24,000 ... read more >>
Voters Weigh in on Casino Props at Town Hall
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 31 January 2008
A few dozen Californians braved last week’s winter storm to attend a voter education meeting in the city of Carson, where panelists clarified the pros and cons of props 94-97. Carson’s city ... read more >>
A Call to Action Answered
Written by Barbara Perkins 24 January 2008
“Simply phenomenal,” says actress Sheryl Lee Ralph as she described the out pouring of love and commitment shown for our children during the press conference launching the Los Angeles Mentoring ... read more >>
Auto Club Reminds Travelers Identification Requirements
Written by City News Service 24 January 2008
CNS - The Auto Club is reminding Southland residents that U.S. citizens will need passports or a government-issued photo identification plus proof of citizenship to get into Mexico, Canada, Bermuda or ... read more >>
State Officials Report Increase in Unemployment
Written by City News Service 24 January 2008
CNS - The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Los Angeles County increased to 5.6 percent in December, state officials have reported. The December unemployment rate was above the 4.5 percent rate ... read more >>
Governor’s Budget Imposes Major Social Services and Other Reductions
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 24 January 2008
Mervyn Dymally opposes balancing the budget on the backs of the poor and children. In his recent 2008 State of the State Address, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger acknowledged that we are facing tough ... read more >>
Jenesse Center, Inc. Launches Workplace Domestic Violence Program
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 24 January 2008
With nearly one in three women reporting abuse at some time in their lives, Jenesse Center, Inc., is always seeking to reduce the number of tragic outcomes related to domestic violence. Jenesse Center, ... read more >>
New Frontier Democrats Support Obama
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 24 January 2008
“We’re just looking for better leadership out of the White House,” said Ingrid Hutt of the Los Angeles based New Frontier Democratic Club, which recently announced their overwhelming ... read more >>
Southland Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Written by Steven Herbert, CNS 24 January 2008
CNS - Martin Luther King Jr. Day was celebrated Monday with the 23rd annual Kingdom Day Parade in South Los Angeles, a volunteer effort at a Gardena school and events in Santa Monica, Pasadena and elsewhere ... read more >>



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