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Officer Cleared of Wrongdoing in Kenneth Ross Shooting; Family Still Demands Answers
June 20, 2019
A Gardena officer was cleared of any wrongdoing in the fatal June 12 shooting of 25-year-old Kenneth Ross, just one day after the young man's family and friends demanded the release of police body cam footage from the incident. Attorneys of the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said officer Michael Robbins acted in self defense when he shot Ross at Rowley Memorial Park last spring. But the family and Ross supporters are unsatisfied with that analysis, especially, they said, since dash cam footage has been viewed by the family attorney. ... read more »
African American Family Day Promotes Academic Success
May 9, 2019
The L.A. Unified School District will host African American Family Day to help students and parents navigate the road to academic success. ... read more »
L.A. Care Awards $3.6 Million for Physician Recruitment
January 25, 2019
L.A. Care Health Plan, the largest publicly-operated health plan in the country, has announced the first round of Provider Recruitment Program grants as part of its Elevating the Safety Net initiative. The mission of the $31 million initiative is to recruit highly-qualified primary care physicians to the Los Angeles County safety net. The safety net is comprised of health care providers who offer access to care regardless of a patient’s ability to pay, and whose patient population includes a substantial share of the Medicaid population and the uninsured.  ... read more »
Members of Inglewood Gang Targeted in Drugs, Weapons Crackdown
November 2, 2018
Over the course of its investigation, task force members working with the Inglewood Police Department executed controlled purchases through which they acquired firearms, cocaine, ecstasy and meth, according to prosecutors. ... read more »
Governor Brown Signs California Cannabis Equity Act of 2018
October 4, 2018
Late yesterday, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed Senate Bill 1294, the California Cannabis Equity Act, authored by Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena). This groundbreaking bill, aimed at reversing some of the damaging impacts cannabis prohibition has had on individuals from disadvantaged communities, is the first social equity cannabis measure in the Unites States. ... read more »
Congresswoman Maxine Waters Attends Behavioral Health Services Community Fair in Gardena
October 4, 2018
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) joined Behavioral Health Services, Inc. (BHS) at the 7th Annual Art & Community Fair on Saturday, September 29 in Gardena. The event brought together hundreds of families from the 43rd Congressional District cities of Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Los Angeles, and Torrance for a day of health screenings, performances, and family-friendly activities.   ... read more »
SoCalGas Completes Major Project to Modernize Natural Gas Pipeline in the L.A. Gateway Area
August 2, 2018
$100 million investment supports safe and reliable natural gas service for homes and businesses. Project is part of a multi-billion-dollar safety enhancement program. ... read more »
Richard Jenkins Named Athletic Director at Junipero Serra High School
July 24, 2018
Junipero Serra High School Principal Jeff Guzman has announced that Mr. Richard Jenkins will be the new Athletic Director at Junipero Serra High School. ... read more »
Law Enforcement Reps Get Ear Full In State Senate Hearing
June 14, 2018
Bradford made a pointed remark about the makeup of law enforcement organizations. During public testimony, supporters of the bill shared their support for the bill and their stories, including the uncle of Oscar Grant (who was shot in the back in the San Francisco area). ... read more »
Miracle’s Young Adult Entrepreneur Program Added to L.A. County’s Parks After Dark Agenda
June 13, 2018
Miracle’s YAEP classes commence the following week in the Watts Computer Learning Center equipped with 20 state of the art Workstations. Students will learn the building blocks of entrepreneurial success and leave with a preliminary business plan that includes entry strategies, management team building, marketing and finance as their deliverables at the end of the 9 month program. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jaylan Slaughter
November 9, 2017
To balance the rigors of athletics and academics, Slaughter uses his time off court wisely by studying. ... read more »
Waters Joins Gardena GTrans Zero-Emission Bus Deployment Event
June 8, 2017
Congresswoman Maxine Waters joined Gardena Mayor Tasha Cerda, Director of Transportation Ernie Crespo, and California Energy Commissioner Janea Scott to celebrate the deployment of the Gardena GTrans system’s five newly converted zero-emissions buses. ... read more »
Boys Basketball All-City teams
April 11, 2017
Honoring the best players in City Section Boys Basketball ... read more »
Election Night Battles On For City Council and Gardena Mayor
March 8, 2017
The election results are in! ... read more »
Chandler-Cole Pushes for Change in Gardena
March 1, 2017
SENTINEL ENDORSES CHARITY CHANDLER-COLOR FOR CITY OF GARDENA COUNCILMEMBER ... read more »
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