Curren Price

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.

Price Deeply Moved by Visit to West Africa

L.A. City Council President Pro Tem Curren Price and his family made a historic pilgrimage to the African Continent from Dec. 16-31, 2022. They traveled to West Africa, visiting the countries of Senegal and Ghana. 

Elect Curren Price as the Next L.A. Council President 

  On the evening of Oct. 10, L.A. City Councilmember Curren Price held a candlelight vigil to bring healing to the City of L.A. and demand the immediate resignations of L.A. City Councilmembers Nury Martinez, Kevin de León and Gil Cedillo. It was a beautiful gesture brought out of extreme darkness.   The event was held in response to the leaked audio release featuring the three Latino Councilmembers who were caught saying racist and cruel statements against Councilmember Mike Bonin and his young son, who is Black. Unaware of being recorded, the Councilmembers alongside Ron Herrera, then-head of the L.A.

Cal Attorney General Wants FDA Standards for Menthol Cigarettes Finalized

Last year, a version of the ordinance that exempted menthol cigarettes was opposed by Black council members Mark Ridley-Thomas, Marqueece Harris Dawson and Curren Price. They argued that studies have found Black Americans are the racial/ethnic group most likely to use menthol cigarettes and are 25 times more likely than White Americans to do so.

South Central Is Not For Sale

Social media influencer and self-proclaimed educator, Dulce Vasquez, who is running for Los Angeles City Council District 9, is facing fierce backlash on her social media platforms for refusing to answer tough questions and blocking residents from exercising their first amendment rights.