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Mayor Bass Marks 100 Days in Office: Housing Homeless Angelenos ‘Coming to Fruition’   

As she marks 100 days in office this week, Bass estimates that around 4,000 Angelinos will have been housed since she took charge of City Hall. She points out that most of the people are housed due to Proposition HHH and programs already in place when she took office, but about 1,000 of them have found housing due to her Inside Safe program.  

A Conversation with Council District 6 Candidate Marisa Alcaraz

Heading into the April 4 Special Election to fill the vacant LA City Council District 6 seat, the Sentinel had the opportunity to sit down with candidate Marisa Alcaraz, who we are strongly endorsing, to ask pointed questions on the issues that matter most to all Angelenos.

Calling Mister Senor Love Daddy

In Spike Lee’s iconic racial-awakening film, “Do The Right Thing,” the legendary Samuel L. Jackson plays the role of a charismatic, peace-and-love promoting disc jockey in a Brooklyn neighborhood named “Mister Senor Love Daddy.” Boy oh boy – have we needed Mister Senor Love Daddy’s messaging and leadership in my beloved Los Angeles this past couple of weeks. The outrage and fallout of the horrific racist, homophobic, antisemitic, and anti-indigenous rantings and commentary including three city council members continue. In one particularly poignant scene in “Do The Right Thing,” Spike Lee features a series of White, Black, Latino, and Asian

New York’s Second African American Mayor, Eric Adams, Takes Power

Adams was sworn in at seven minutes after midnight on January 1, 2022 in Times Square. “A better city is not just about doing something new. It’s about doing something right. It’s not about showmanship. It’s about showing up,” Adams tweeted on his first day as Mayor of America’s largest city.

Los Angeles Mayor Takes Knee Amid Peaceful Protests

There were several sizable demonstrations in Los Angeles and Mayor Eric Garcetti took a knee at one while in a crowd outside police headquarters. However, later in the day, hundreds gathered outside Garcetti’s house and protested.

Our Authors Study Club Presents an Evening with African American Authors

  Mayor Eric Garrett & Our Authors Study Club Presents an Evening with African American Authors, February 21, 2018, Los Angeles, California. Evening with Authors program Featured Actress Kim Coles, Journalist Gil Roberts, Actor Todd Bridges and Author Yvette Heyliger who told their stories to a crowd of Los Angeles residents. The program was sponsored by The City Of LA. and Our Authors Study Club. The program promotes reading among residents and authors of our great city.  (Photo by Ian Foxx)

Spindler Agrees to Get Rid of Weapons, Ammunition

A frequent City Hall critic who was arrested after submitting a public-meeting comment card containing Ku Klux Klan imagery and a racial slur pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor disturbing-the-peace charge and agreed to destroy a variety of weapons and ammunition, the City Attorney’s Office confirmed this month.