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Justice for Jacqueline Avant: Suspect Connected to Her Murder Arrested
December 2, 2021
Devastating news broke on Wednesday, December 1, detailing the murder of Jacqueline Avant. The Beverly Hills Police Department held a conference on Thursday, December 2, 2021, to report the arrest of the suspect connected to the shooting. ... read more »
A Statement from Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. Regarding Arrest in Jackie Avant Murder
December 2, 2021
"I am relieved to hear that an arrest has been made so quickly and I thank the Beverly Hills and Los Angeles Police for working so quickly.   I hope that all the perpetrators and anyone else who participated in this heinous crime is arrested and brought to justice. This, unfortunately, does not and will not relieve the pain that Clarence, Nicole, Alex and all who knew Jackie are feeling today.   I can only hope as we all do, that this little bit of justice, over time will help ease the pain of losing a wife a mother, and a friend."-  Danny J Bakewell Sr - Chairman/Executive Publisher of the Los Angeles Sentinel & close friend of the Avant Family. ... read more »
BHERC Plans African American Film Marketplace & S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase
December 2, 2021
The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will hold its 27th Annual African American Film Marketplace & S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase on Jan. 14-22, 2022. The hybrid event will feature more than 100 short films curated from 900 US and international entries. Entries also being accepted for the 12th Annual BHERC Youth Diversity Film Festival ... read more »
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Infrastructure Improvements Will Upgrade and Beautify Manchester-Broadway Corridor
December 2, 2021
Infrastructure improvements are planned to beautify the Manchester-Broadway corridor located in Council District 8 in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Hawthorne Hosts Rapper YG & Rambo House Foundation’s TeleHealth Van Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
December 2, 2021
On November 17, rapper, YG teamed up with Dion Rambo of Rambo House Foundation, the City of Hawthorne, Oracle and UCLA Health to launch his new initiative, the TeleHealth Van.  The first fleet of vans were designed to offer free services to low income and unhoused individuals and families. ... read more »
Mothers In Action and Ward EDC Feed 1,000 Seniors and Homebound Residents
December 2, 2021
Mothers In Action and Ward Economic Development Corporation distributed 1,000 meals with all the trimmings to L.A. seniors and the sick and shut-in residents during the 26th Annual Thanksgiving Day Senior Feed. ... read more »
New CDPH Program will reinforce disparities in healthcare for expectant California mothers
December 2, 2021
Many expectant mothers in California continue to face two simultaneous challenges: potential exposure to a virus that has already killed over 70,000 Californians, and inadequate access to the best maternal health care options. ... read more »
JACQUELINE AVANT: A FAMILY / COMMUNITY TREASURE LOST
December 1, 2021
Avant family devastated by the tragic death of one of the world’s most kind & loving people    L.A. Sentinel News Service Words cannot express the pain and devastation the Bakewell family and our community of well-wishers and fans feel this morning over the senseless murder of our beloved friend and family member, ... read more »
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THE LOS ANGELES SENTINEL & THE BAKEWELL FAMILY MOURN THE LOSS OF OUR DEAR FRIEND MRS. JACKIE AVANT
December 1, 2021
Words cannot express the pain and devastation we felt this morning over the senseless murder of our beloved friend/family member Mrs. Jackie Avant. Her brutal murder is not only a loss to her entire family but is a terrible loss to everyone who met her. ... read more »
Ex-Lawyer for DWP to Plead Guilty in Probe of Botched Billing System
November 30, 2021
A lawyer who represented the city of Los Angeles following the botched rollout of a Department of Water and Power billing system in 2013, but was simultaneously representing a DWP ratepayer suing the city over the system, has agreed to plead guilty to receiving a $2.2 million kickback from another attorney stemming from the arrangement, federal prosecutors said today. ... read more »
Boy, 17, Last Seen In Compton Reported Missing
November 30, 2021
 Authorities today sought the public's help to find a 17-year-old boy who was last seen in Compton and may be in Manhattan Beach. Jasyre Robinson was last seen about 2:40 p.m. Tuesday in the 2400 block of East 126th Street, according to Deputy Eva Jimenez of the Sheriff'sInformation Bureau. ... read more »
Sheriff Says His Department Won’t Use County Testing Provider
November 30, 2021
A Temple City-based COVID-19 testing firm that contracts with Los Angeles County vehemently denied allegations today by Sheriff Alex Villanueva that the company shares patient DNA data with the Chinese government, a concern that prompted the sheriff to announce his department will no longer use the county's chosen testing provider. ... read more »
Garcetti Hands Over Chair of C40 Cities Climate Group to London Mayor
November 30, 2021
Today is Mayor Eric Garcetti's last day as chair of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, a network of 97 mayors working together to address the climate crisis and reduce emissions. ... read more »
LA Seeking Proposals for Development at Marlton Square in South LA
November 30, 2021
Los Angeles is seeking proposals for a community-serving development at Marlton Square, formerly called Santa Barbara Plaza, in Baldwin Village. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Council to Consider Ban on Ghost Guns
November 30, 2021
The City Council is scheduled to vote today on an ordinance that would prohibit the possession, purchase, sale, receipt and transportation of ``ghost guns'' in Los Angeles. ... read more »
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