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Price Among Council Members Who’ve Filed Fundraising Papers
October 8, 2015
Councilman Curren Price of Los Angeles’ 9th District was among the six council members who recently filed fundraising papers with the city indicating their intention to seek reelection. ... read more »
Governor Signs Assemblymember Holden’s Bill to Allow Electronic Contracts to Protect Consumers
October 8, 2015
Chris Holden Assembly Majority Leader Chris Holden’s bill (AB 1097) to allow for electronic contracts that will provide more consumer protections over paper contracts has been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. ... read more »
Sexual Assault on California College Campuses
October 8, 2015
Mike Gipson Joint oversight hearing on progress toward protecting UC and CSU students Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson), chair of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee (JLAC), ... read more »
Steve Bradford to be Inducted Into Gardena Wall-of-Fame
October 8, 2015
Bradford was first African-American elected to Gardena City Council Steve Bradford, the first African-American elected to serve on the Gardena City Council, will be inducted into the Gardena Wall-of-Fame on Sat., ... read more »
Min. Tony Shares Farrakhan’s Vision For Million Man March 20th Anniversary
October 8, 2015
“We’ve got to go back to the Honorable Elijah Muhammad’s teaching to do for self,” Nation of Islam Western Regional Minister Tony Muhammad told the Sentinel in a recent interview. ... read more »
Sit ‘n Sleep and Tempur-Pedic® Donate Over 250 Mattresses to Four Southern California Fire Departments
October 8, 2015
Iconic mattress retailer Sit ‘n Sleep announced today that it teamed with Tempur-Pedic®, the most highly recommended bed in America, to honor Southern California’s firefighters during National Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10. Sit ‘n Sleep and Tempur-Pedic® are donating over 250 mattresses to four fire stations in Southern California. Mattresses are often the last thing that gets replaced at Fire Stations, because of the high cost and budget restrictions. However, a good night’s sleep is essential for these brave firefighters so they can continue to do their job safely. ... read more »
Bass, McDermott Introduce Healthcare Maintenance Legislation for Former Foster Youth
October 8, 2015
As they continue to address the needs of the hundreds of thousands of young people who are currently a part of the foster care system and the tens of thousands who leave the system each year, ... read more »
Plane crashes in residential area in Compton
October 8, 2015
At approximately 2:40 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 7 a single-engine airplane took off from Compton/Woodley Airport with one passenger. The plane was in the air for a few minutes before it experienced engine failure. ... read more »
Watch out for the WAVE of old school music at Taste of Soul
October 8, 2015
The Taste of Soul (TOS) Family Festival is a day full of unlimited food choices, celebrity sightings and endless sounds of music. 94.7 The Wave has brought in the funk at TOS for seven years and this year they will bring it back one more time. ... read more »
Smart and Final Holds Grand Opening in Compton
October 8, 2015
  The air was filled with excitement during the ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 1 at the new Smart and Final Extra store located at 280 S. ... read more »
2016 Tournament of Roses Royal Court Selected
October 8, 2015
The seven members of the 2016 Tournament of Roses Royal Court were announced this week at Tournament House. Selected from a group of 39 finalists, the Royal Court will attend nearly 100 community and media functions, ... read more »
Holding the Line and Keeping the Faith: Marking Us’ Half-Century of Struggle and Achievement
October 7, 2015
From September 24-27 activists-intellectuals, social and racial justice activists, educators, ministers, teachers, professors, social workers and other professionals, students and everyday people from across the country gathered to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Organization Us and the African American Cultural Center, and of the introduction of the organization’s philosophy, Kawaida, and the Nguzo Saba (The Seven Principles) at the Nguzo Saba 2015 Conference and Awards Luncheon held here in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Black Women for Wellness Holds 14th Annual Reproductive Justice Conference
October 7, 2015
Black Women for Wellness held its 14th Annual Wellness Reproductive Justice Conference on Thursday, Oct. 1 at the California Endowment in Los Angeles. Sponsored by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation and Cedars-Sinai, the day-long conference featured a dozen panels and workshops that focused on how media, self-esteem, access to healthcare, the criminal justice system, educational institutions and policies all combine to influence and impact the reproductive health status of Black women and girls. ... read more »
CSUN Student Appointed to Executive Board of the National Society of Black Engineers
October 7, 2015
California State University, Northridge student Noral Walker wants engineering to be a household name within the African-American community. ... read more »
Star-Studded L.A. Focus’ 18th First Ladies High Tea was a ‘Grand Affair’
October 7, 2015
The 18th L.A. Focus’ First Ladies High Tea held recently at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills was a grand affair. Over 1,000 attendees were blessed to witness a star-studded event as the women wore their Sunday Best Hats to top it all off. ... read more »
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