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New Board Approves Sheriff Department Citizen’s Oversight Commission
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
Supervisor Mark Ridley - Thomas Supervisor Hilda Solis Supervisor Sheila Kuehl After two years of debate, discussion and impassioned testimony from residents, reform advocates and former jail ... read more >>
Hall Wins Landslide Senate Bid
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 11 December 2014
COALITION BUILDER: Senate elect-Isadore Hall III is joined by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti at the Doubletree Hotel in Carson during his victory celebration on Tuesday Dec. 9. Hall earned more than ... read more >>
Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer Elected Chair of California Legislative Black Caucus
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 December 2014
Assembly Member Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer Sr., from Los Angeles, has been elected to serve as Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC).  Jones-Sawyer, who represents areas of South ... read more >>
New Frontier Elects Mike Davis as President
Written by Kenneth Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 28 November 2014
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CLBC Applauds Governor Brown’s Selection of an African American for the Calif. Supreme Court
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 November 2014
Leandra R. Kruger (Courtesy of Gov. Office)  Last African American Appointed to the California Supreme Court was in 1996. SACRAMENTO – Monday, November 24, 2014 - Today, Governor Jerry Brown ... read more >>
Wesson, Bass, Ridley-Thomas urge calm
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 November 2014
At a press conference, Council President Herb Wesson, Congresswoman Karen Bass, and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas urged calm and a peaceful reaction to the grand jury verdict regarding the death of Michael ... read more >>
Wesson Calls for Major Election Reform in LA
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
  In the aftermath of City elections with an abysmal turnout, the Los Angeles City Council voted 13-1 to approve the ordinance that would change the City’s primary and general election date to be ... read more >>
Legislative Black Caucus Increases for First Time in 47 Years
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
  SACRAMENTO – The Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) announced recently that for the first time in its 47 year history, they have increased their Caucus to eleven members up ... read more >>
Waters Honored as Minority Contractors’ ‘Legislator of the Year’
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 November 2014
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From Proposal to Project: Rail to River Moves Forward
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 October 2014
After heartfelt testimony from residents and environmental advocates calling for the revitalization of an 8-mile stretch of blighted abandoned railway in South Los Angeles, the Metropolitan Transportation ... read more >>
Governor Signs Joins- Sawyer Transit Bill
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 October 2014
Governor Jerry Brown recently signed Assembly Bill 1783 authored by Assembly member Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer Sr. which will save over $1 billion in federal transit money for California transit agencies. ... read more >>
Lynn Dymally Gets Key Endorsement of Rep. Maxine Waters
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 31 October 2014
Lynn V. Dymally won the endorsement of powerful Congresswoman Maxine Waters for her reelection to the board of the Water Replenishment District of Southern California District 3 this week. Lynn Dymally ... read more >>
Education: A Priority for Mike Gipson
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 October 2014
  “Education is one of the most important issues in this election cycle,” says Carson City Councilman Mike Gipson, who is running for the 64th Assembly seat, soon to be vacated by Assembly Member ... read more >>
Congresswoman Hahn Hosts Annual Interfaith Prayer Breakfast
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 October 2014
Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) hosted her Annual 44th Congressional District Interfaith Prayer Breakfast October 23. The event, which provides an opportunity for local faith leaders to break bread ... read more >>
Herb Wesson honors Delores Spears
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 October 2014
Council President Herb Wesson was pleased to extend City Hall honors to Delores Spears, long-time community and labor activist with AFSME Council 36, on her retirement.  Spears has also worked to combat ... read more >>
Rep. Karen Bass statement on Dr. Craig Spencer being diagnosed with Ebola
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 October 2014
Rep. Karen Bass    Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member on the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations, released the following ... read more >>
Howard U. Student Becomes Youngest Elected Official in D.C.
Written by Daniel White, Special to NNPA from Howard University News Service 23 October 2014
Allyson Carpenter In the sixth grade, Allyson Carpenter, then-10 and the youngest student in her middle school, rallied her classmates to sign a petition to get their teacher fired for what Carpenter ... read more >>
Waters Calls for Review of Ebola Protocols at LAX
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 October 2014
  Congresswoman Maxine Waters  Citing concerns from airport police officers, flight attendants, nurses and many others, a senior congresswoman representing Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) ... read more >>
Governor Signs Jones-Sawyer Affordable Housing Bill
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 October 2014
Assemblymember Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer Sr.  Governor Jerry Brown recently signed Assembly Bill 1765 authored by Assembly member Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer Sr. which seeks to increase the availability ... read more >>
Los Angeles Democratic Party Endorses Gray for West Basin Water Board Division II
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 October 2014
Gloria Gray Gloria currently serves on the West Basin Municipal Water District, as the vice chair of the Metropolitan Water District and was former statewide commissioner on the Delta Stewardship ... read more >>
Obama raising money in California for Democrats
Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press 10 October 2014
President Barack Obama answers questions during a town hall event at Cross Campus, a collaborative space that brings together freelancers, creative professionals, entrepreneurs and startup teams, on ... read more >>
VIDEO: James Clyburn Book Signing
Written by Aaron Brumfield 12 September 2014
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George McKenna Campaign Under-Attack
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr., Executive Editor 24 July 2014
Community Outraged over lies, innuendo and propaganda   Long time educator and child advocate George McKenna didn’t know his over 40 years of service on the front lines and in the trenches ... read more >>
DAMON DUNN: Black Real Estate Investor Vies to Become Mayor
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 15 May 2014
PRIMED AND READY: Successful real estate investor Damon Dunn poured $600,00 into his mayoral campaign and raised an additional $350,000 and is on the cusp of becoming the first Black mayor in the city ... read more >>



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