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House of Representatives Honors Karen Bass for Historic Achievement
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 May 2009
As Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) marks the one-year anniversary of her historic election as the first African-American woman Speaker of a State Assembly this May, the U.S. House of Representatives ... read more >>
Ambassador Ron Kirk Leads President Obama's Trade Agenda
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 14 May 2009
  Ambassador Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative   Photo Credit: Shon SmithThe United States is one of the biggest markets in the world and it conducts trade--goods, services and policies--with ... read more >>
Rep. Maxine Waters Secures Millions for Projects in CA-35
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 May 2009
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-35) held a press conference  to announce over $10 million in federal funding for 19 projects throughout her Congressional District. Funding for the projects was included ... read more >>

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Sentinel Endorsements - May 19th
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 30 April 2009
The Los Angeles Sentinel values public service and those who serve their communities honorably. It is for this reason that we support the following candidates who will provide the kind of leadership and ... read more >>
Compton's Own Eric Perrodin Is First Three Term Mayor in 100 Years
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 30 April 2009
Since being incorporated as a city in 1888 the City of Compton had never has a three term Mayor until its home grown Eric Perrodin accomplished the historical feat with his unanimous third term approval ... read more >>
Judge David S. Cunningham III Sworn In
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 23 April 2009
Judge David S. CunninghamNow comes Judge Cunningham whose achievements as a lawyer and his long standing service to the community has prepared him to continue his commitment of serving the people.David ... read more >>
Congresswoman Watson Hosts Working Into Recovery Job Fair
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 16 April 2009
Assembly speaker Karen Bass and Congresswoman Diane Watson33rd District Congresswoman Diane E. Watson delivered what is most urgently needed in our community with her recent "Working Into Recovery Job ... read more >>
County Supervisor Mark Ridley - Thomas Appoints Gloria Gray
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 April 2009
Gloria GrayWest Basin Director Gloria Gray to County Water Quality Task ForceWest Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Director Gloria D. Gray, of Inglewood, has been appointed by L.A. County Supervisor ... read more >>
Tabor, Dorn Lead Run-Off
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 09 April 2009
Cariss McGhee (left) and Danny Tabor (right)Election Day in InglewoodThe results of last Tuesday's elections in the city of Inglewood did not render any major surprises of upsets. Inglewood held its ... read more >>
Assemblymember Lieu Receives Significant Award from Greenlining Institute
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
Assemblymember Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) received the "Distinguished Leader" award from The Greenlining Institute, in recognition of his efforts to save homeowners from losing their homes to foreclosure and ... read more >>
Assembly Acts to Connect Californians with Federal COBRA Assistance
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
 Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) applauded a bipartisan 74-0 vote in the California Assembly to pass AB 23, authored by Assemblymember Dave Jones (D-Sacramento), Chair of the Assembly Health ... read more >>
Eric Holder Sworn In U.S. Attorney General
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 April 2009
As the first Black Attorney-general, Holder took his place as the nation's top law enforcement officer and the head of the Department of Justice in the Obama administration. Pledging to protect the civil ... read more >>
Rev. Austin Williams Poised to Change Inglewood Leadership
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 02 April 2009
Community Advocate Ready to Move City ForwardAustin Williams has been an Inglewood resident for 27 years and pastor of True Vine Baptist Church in the City for 37 years, but he is coming from behind ... read more >>
Assemblymember Mike Davis Names Inola F. Henry as Woman of the Year
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
Recognized in Assembly Chambers In a ceremony held on March 16 at the State Capitol, Assemblymember Mike Davis (48th District) honored Inola F.Henry as the 48th Assembly District's Woman of ... read more >>
Senator Wright to Serve on L.A. Memorial Coliseum Commission
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and the Senate Rules Committee have announced their appointment of Senator Roderick D. Wright (D - Inglewood) to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission.Wright ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters Answers Her Critics
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 19 March 2009
About her advocacy of African American owned OneUnited Bank  By Kenneth Miller Sentinel Managing Editor Answering her critics in a carefully worded three page letter, Congresswoman  ... read more >>
Hotly Contested 26 Senate Seat Down to the Wire
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 19 March 2009
 Low voter turn out expected for March 24 election By Kenneth Miller Sentinel Managing Editor Four African American candidates vying for the California 26th District Senate Seat vacated ... read more >>
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 >>

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