Lynwood Voters Denounce Willoughby
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 August 2007
The city of Lynwood recently hired attorney Anthony Willoughby as its city attorney, apparently without a thorough review of his past as a practicing attorney or ignoring his questionable practices relative ... read more >>
It's Now Congresswoman Richardson
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 August 2007
After the June primary, Richardson seemed unbeatable. She was the only viable candidate left in the race from either sideWhen Laura Richardson ran for the vacant seat in 37th Congressional district, there ... read more >>
City Council Votes in President, Pro-tem
Written by City News Service 12 July 2007
CNS - Los Angeles City Councilman Eric Garcetti won a second term as council president thanks to a unanimous vote by his colleagues July 3.Garcetti, the son of a former district attorney, became council ... read more >>
Mayor Responds to Community Report
Written by Jerilynn Johnson, Sentinel Intern 27 June 2007
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa participated in the Urban Issues Breakfast Forum of Greater Los Angeles on Friday, June 22 at the California African American Museum to discuss the accomplishments and impediments ... read more >>
Laura Richardson Wins
Written by Evan Barnes, Sentinel Staff Writer 27 June 2007
The votes are in and Assemblywoman Laura Richardson won the majority vote in the primary for the 37th Congressional District on Tuesday June 26 behind a united coalition of Black elected officials, labor ... read more >>
Poor People's Campaign Candidate Panel Richardson Advances, McDonald No-Show
Written by Francis Taylor, Sentinel Staff Writer 20 June 2007
The Poor People’s Collaborative Partnership, a non-profit organization whose main purpose is the struggle for economic justice (in America), recently hosted hundreds of potential voters and supporters ... read more >>
Tabor Wins Popular Vote in Inglewood City Council Run-off
Written by Francis Taylor, Sentinel Staff Writer 13 June 2007
In the hotly-contested election for the District 1 Council Seat in the City of Inglewood, Danny Tabor won the popular vote by a slim margin of 34 votes with all twelve of the voting precincts reporting ... read more >>
Editorial Board Meeting: Perry Speaks Out
Written by Christine G. Sabathia, Sentinel Staff Writer 23 May 2007
Councilwoman Jan Perry, who represents the City of Los Angeles’ Council District 9, says she was quite shocked when she picked up the Los Angeles Sentinel last week and read an article entitled ... read more >>
100 Black Men LA Elects New President
Written by Francis Taylor, Sentinel Staff Writer 23 May 2007
100 Black Men of Los Angeles Inc. recently announced the election of bestselling author and award-winning columnist Dr. Anthony Asadullah Samad who will succeed outgoing president, Dr. Louis J. Murdock.The ... read more >>
Wesson Will Not Run For Supervisor's Seat
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 16 May 2007
Councilman Herb Wesson has officially announced that he will not run to replace Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke when her term expires next year. This announcement comes at a time when the Black community ... read more >>
Who Will Replace Supervisor Burke?
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 May 2007
Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke has been the second district supervisor for over 15 years and has had a long and sterling career as an outstanding elected official for most of her professional life. ... read more >>
They Run to Keep Compton Rolling
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 11 April 2007
Councilmembers Isadore Hall and Barbara Calhoun are working tirelesslyso that the residents and citizens of Compton will have a safe, cleancity and a quality of life second to none.Councilmembers Isadore ... read more >>
Hillary Clinton's Message to Black America
Written by Stephanie Frederic, Sentinel Staff Writer 28 March 2007
Democratic presidential frontrunner and New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clintonconfirmed to the Los Angeles Sentinel in an exclusive interview this week thatshe has hired two high-powered and influential ... read more >>