The Rise of Autumn Burke
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 14 May 2014
62nd Assembly candidacy is fueled by passion Autumn Burke, the 40-year old daughter of the first Black California member of Congress Yvonne B. Burke and powerful business and political advocate Dr. ... read more >>
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx & Rep. Karen Bass Conduct Workforce Development Visit at LATTC
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2014
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calf.) visited L.A. Trade Tech College (LATTC) on Friday, March 21, with students and faculty.  U.S. Transportation Secretary ... read more >>
Waters Calls on Regulators to Ensure Mortgage Servicers Continue to Protect Homeowners
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 February 2014
  Following widespread concern over the actions of a number of independent mortgage servicers, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), top Democrat on the Financial Services Committee, has called on government ... read more >>
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas introduces new fuel legislation
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 February 2014
Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas has introduced, AB 1907, a bill that would regulate the retail sale of compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuels for use in cars ... read more >>
Holden Introduces Bill to Make Sure President Obama is Recognized in California Textbooks
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 February 2014
  President Barack Obama will take his rightful place in California textbooks under legislation proposed by Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena).  AB 1912, the President Barack Obama Curriculum ... read more >>
Assemblymember Hall Introduces Legislation to Ban Sale of Confederate Flag on California State Property
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 February 2014
  Confederate memorabilia being sold at the State Capitol gift shop (Sentinel file photo) Assemblymember  Isadore Hall, III (D- Los Angeles) recently introduced AB 2444, which would prohibit ... read more >>
Assembly Member Holden Honors Local Civil Rights Activist
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 February 2014
 Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) and the California Legislative Black Caucus honored community activist Dolores Hickambottom at a special ceremony in the State Capitol on Tuesday February 18. Assemblymember ... read more >>
Sen. Holly Mitchell says OK to wiretap in youth sex traffic cases
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 February 2014
Sen. Holly J. Mitchell Introduces bill to let law enforcement eavesdrop on suspected traffickers   Senator Holly J. Mitchell (D-South Los Angeles) has introduced a bill to allow courts to authorize ... read more >>
President Obama Gives State of the Union Address
Written by Office of the Press Secretary 29 January 2014
Remarks of President Barack Obama...  Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: Today in America, a teacher spent extra time with a student who needed it, and did her ... read more >>
VIDEO: President Obama on Steve Harvey Show
Written by Princess Manasseh 19 December 2013
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VIDEO: Jim Brown Gives President Obama A 'C'
Written by Super User 12 December 2013
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Councilmember Price Jr. Announces New Community Beautification Efforts for South Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel News Services 06 December 2013
Councilmember Curren D. Price Jr. (Courtesy Photo) Responding to community concerns and remaining committed to uplifting the impacted neighborhoods of the Ninth Council District, Councilmember Curren ... read more >>
Obama nominates 3 to appeals court, testing GOP
Written by By NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press 06 June 2013
President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, where he announced the nominations of, from left, Robert Wilkins, Cornelia Pillard, ... read more >>
Rev. Rosalynn Brookins Endorses Senator Curren Price
Written by Nicole Williams 10 April 2013
  (Photo: Brandon I. Brooks) “The 9th district deserves a strong voice. It deserves a person who’s willing to fight for justice and cry for mercy. It is there, that you see a large increase of unemployed ... read more >>
RELEASE: Quad Caucus Chairs, Leader Pelosi, Whip Hoyer Statements on Protecting the Right to Vote for All Americans
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 March 2013
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Congresswoman Hahn Backs President Obama’s Gun Violence Prevention Proposals
Written by Congresswoman Janice Hahn 19 January 2013
Congresswoman Janice Hahn Congresswoman Janice Hahn Backs President Obama’s Gun Violence Prevention Proposals       Congresswoman Janice Hahn, a member of the House Democratic Gun Violence ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Sworn in to 113th Congress
Written by Congresswoman Maxine Waters 12 January 2013
Congresswoman Waters Sworn in to 113th Congress   Washington, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters was sworn in as a Member of the 113th Congress. This marks the beginning of Congresswoman Waters' ... read more >>
Susan Rice Withdraws from Secretary of State Consideration
Written by Shannen Hill (Intern) 22 December 2012
In this image provided by CBS, Susan Rice, U.S. ambassador to the U.N. speaks on "Face the Nation" in Washington, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/CBS News, Chris Usher)     Susan Rice Withdraws ... read more >>
Charleston SC Rep. Tim Scott Becomes First Black Senator
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 December 2012
Charleston SC Rep. Tim Scott Becomes First Black Senator Rep. Tim Scott   Sentinel Wire Services   South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley named Charleston Rep. Tim Scott to replace Sen. Jim DeMint, ... read more >>
Rep. Bass Holds Legislative Town Hall
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 December 2012
Rep. Bass Holds Legislative Town Hall   Reviews First Term Accomplishments and Honors County Supervisor Mark Ridley – Thomas Congresswoman Karen Bass honors Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas   Sentinel ... read more >>
Holly Mitchell to Chair Legislative Black Caucus
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 December 2012
  Assembly-woman Holly Mitchell    SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Holly Mitchell (D-Culver City), in only her second term in public office, has been elected Chair of the California Legislative Black ... read more >>
The race is on for the 9th District
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 December 2012
Sen. Curren Price filing papers for the 9th District   Senator Curren Price is the first candidate to submit his paperwork in his bid for LA City Council District 9 seat.  Earlier this week, the ... read more >>
JACKIE LACEY - District Attorney County of Los Angeles
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds, Brandon Brooks, & Jennifer Bihm 06 December 2012
Taking the oath of office from D.A. Steve Cooley, surrounded by (L to R) April (daughter), Kareem (son), and David (husband)      When she was sworn, she also became the first African American ... read more >>
Making History in L.A. Mark Ridley-Thomas Chairman of the Board
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 29 November 2012
  Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas will be the first African American man to chair the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors            In 2008, Mark Ridley-Thomas was elected the first Black ... read more >>
Voters Return Hahn to Washington, DC to Represent New District
Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga 16 November 2012
  California will start 2013 with a brand new congressional district but its representative will be a familiar face.  Janice Hahn (D) defeated Laura Richardson (D) in the Nov. 6 general election ... read more >>