Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Leads Pastors on Tour of South L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Faith-Based Economic Development Projects Building on his accomplishments during his first 100 days in office, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas this week lead a group of 50 Korean and African-American ... read more >>
Compton City Attorney Goes After City Funds
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Compton City Attorney Craig J. Cornwell is going after unscrupulous vendors cheating his City. Barely six months on the job, Cornwell has launched a large-scale effort to recover millions of dollars ... read more >>
Sprint to the 26th Senate District
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 March 2009
With a vacant Senate seat in tow, the race is on and the candidates are pulling out all the stops to get their message to the people. The race for state's 26th Senatorial district is shaping ... read more >>
President Obama Brings Message Directly to African American Media
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 March 2009
Two of the top cabinet aides on President Barack Obama’s  historic team conduced an exclusive forty-five minute exclusive interview with the African American media, including the Los Angeles ... read more >>
Hall Leads Efforts to Reopen King Hospital
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
 The Assembly Higher Education Committee approved ACR 2 by Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D- Compton). ACR 2 calls upon the University of California to expedite negotiations with the Los ... read more >>
Mayor of Gardena Wins a Second Term
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 March 2009
As the mayor of a progressive city and an assistant sheriff of Los Angeles County, Paul Tanaka is able to serve the people of Gardena and of L.A. County at the same time.   When Paul Tanaka ... read more >>
Local Election Returns As Expected
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 05 March 2009
Sentinel endorsees on cruise control to victory Low voter turnout did nothing to ruin victory celebrations for candidates endorsed by the Los Angeles Sentinel in spring primary on March 3 in Los ... read more >>
California Legislature's Challenge to Prop. 8
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Resolution would put California legislature on record as opposing Prop. 8 and urging California Supreme Court to overturn it The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People today announced ... read more >>
New Frontier Democratic Club Candidates Forum
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 26 February 2009
The New Frontier Democratic Club, founded in 1960 and the largest and oldest historically African American Democratic club in the nation, recently hosted a Candidates Forum in the hotly contested, ... read more >>
Greuel Supports Purple Heart
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
The Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL) today urged city officials to move quickly in establishing a Purple Heart award. At a recent meeting of the Los Angeles Police Commission, Commissioner ... read more >>
Reddock Endorsed by L.A. Area Chamber of Commerce
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
L.A. Community College Board Trustee Angela J. Reddock today announced the L.A. Area Chamber of Commerce has endorsed her in her campaign for election to the L.A. Community College District's Board ... read more >>
Villaraigosa Opens Crenshaw Office
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 19 February 2009
With the March 3 Los Angeles mayoral election drawing closer, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is hitting the streets for his re-election campaign as he opened a campaign office this week in South Los Angeles. ... read more >>
Compton board member replaces Isadore Hall
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2009
Despite heart attack last month, Amos Clay is settling into new position The man selected to temporarily replace the vacant 4th District Compton City Council seat of former Compton Councilman Isadore ... read more >>
Hahn v. Salabaj in 15th District Debate
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 05 February 2009
Fifteenth District Councilwoman Janice Hahn squared off against her opponent Chris Salabaj in a debate recently in Watts in front of a number of members from the community. Salabaj held his own in ... read more >>
Reddock Makes Measure J Distribution, Jobs a Major Part of Campaign
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 29 January 2009
Members of the Los Angeles Community College District board approved $400 million in new college campus projects but board member Angela Reddock, up for reelection this year said she is aiming to "do ... read more >>
Feinstein Chairs Historic Inauguration Ceremonies
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 January 2009
"Future generations will mark this morning as the turning point for real and necessary change in our nation," said California Senator Diane Feinstein during a welcoming speech Tuesday as ... read more >>
President Obama's Journey
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 January 2009
Nearly two years ago then Illinois Senator Barack Obama announced his Presidential Candidacy. Since then the American public has seen his star rise at the Democratic Convention in Denver, on Election ... read more >>
Lawmaker is First African American Woman to Serve on Defense Subcommittee
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2009
Congresswoman Kilpatrick to Serve on Influential Subcommittees of the House Appropriations Committee during Historic 111th Congress Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (MI-13) secured membership ... read more >>
Gang Plan Presented to Supervisors
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 January 2009
 A much-delayed, proposed countywide plan to deal with gang violence was presented to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. The plan's strategy is to bring together regional agencies to suppress ... read more >>
Local Woman Driven to Make Kids Happy During Holidays
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 08 January 2009
Marilyn K. Dorlac's 5th Annual Christmas Annual Toy Drive, and Fundraiser For the Needy Children was huge success It was evident during the recent holiday season that Marilyn Dorlac is someone with ... read more >>
Supporters rally behind Blagojevich pick, Burris
Written by By Rupa Shenoy (Associated Press) 08 January 2009
Just days before a high-stakes showdown in the nation's capital, the man selected to take President-elect Barack Obama's vacated U.S. Senate seat sought spiritual and political support on Sunday ... read more >>
Black Selected to Fill Obama’s Senate Seat for Now
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 01 January 2009
Former state attorney general, Roland Burris, was chosen by embattled llinois Governor Rod Blagojevich to fill vacant seat.Amidst controversy stemming from allegations that Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich ... read more >>
Assemblyman Isadore Hall Takes Oath of Office
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 December 2008
Hall is a part of the new leadership that is setting the pace and charting the course for the next generation of political leaders. As soon as Assemblyman Isadore Hall (D-52) arrived in Sacramento, ... read more >>
Butler Poised for Re-election
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 18 December 2008
As a retired educator, Arnold Butler knows what the Inglewood School District needs to prepare its students for the real world. Education is the passport to one's future and it has been the lifeblood ... read more >>
Assemblyman Mike Davis Receives Legislator of the Year Award
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2008
The California Association of Clerks and Election Officials (CACEO) honored Assemblyman Mike Davis this morning with the "Legislator of the Year" Award, during their Annual Winter Conference ... read more >>