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Furthering Economic Opportunity in Los Angeles’ 2nd District
September 28, 2017
Leading economic development officials, policy makers, practitioners, and business organizations met to discuss economic development priorities, address challenges, identify solutions ... read more »
Faulk Named 1st Black Board President of Natural History Museum
September 28, 2017
For the first time in nearly 105 years, an African American will head the Board of Trustees of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHMLA) with the election of L.A.-area civic leader Shannon Faulk as president. ... read more »
California Legislative Black Caucus Celebrates 50th Anniversary with ‘The Legacy Continues’ Black Tie Gala 
September 7, 2017
The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) celebrated its 50th Anniversary with “The Legacy Continues” Black Tie Gala at Universal Studios Hollywood’s Globe Theatre. ... read more »
Pioneering Medical Researcher Honored
August 31, 2017
Acting on a motion by its chairman, Mark Ridley-Thomas, the Board of Supervisors awarded a scroll to pioneering hematologist Dr. Yutaka Niihara, whose research recently led to a breakthrough in the treatment of a painful blood condition that primarily affects African American communities. ... read more »
L.A. County Supervisors Advance Plans for Permanent Housing
August 24, 2017
Los Angeles County Board Supervisor Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas outlined the path for progress to ensure permanent housing for those who are experiencing homelessness, during a press conference on Tuesday, August 22. ... read more »
Man Arrested in Cold Case Murder of Supervisor’s Brother 
August 17, 2017
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas had little to say Thursday in response to the arrest of a suspect in the 1981 killing of his brother.  ... read more »
Los Angeles Man Charged  with 1981 Cold Case Murder of Mark Ridley Thomas’ Brother
August 10, 2017
A 61-year-old man has been charged in the cold case murder of an insurance adjustor killed during a robbery at his South Los Angeles home in 1981, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. ... read more »
Ridley-Thomas: ‘Healthcare is a Right, Not a Privilege. We Will Fight’
June 29, 2017
Four of the five members of the Board of Supervisors said Tuesday that the pending Senate bill to repeal Obamacare would be a damaging step backward for Los Angeles County. ... read more »
Foster Care Counts Honored Foster Parents & Children At 9th Annual Foster Mother’s Day Celebration
May 18, 2017
Foster Care Counts welcomed over 2,500 foster youth and their families at a celebration designed to give back to foster parents who dedicate their lives to helping children. ... read more »
Black surfers introduce new generations to the California Coastline
April 20, 2017
Over the last five years, BSC has hosted at least 30 people every weekend through their completely volunteer program. ... read more »
New Center Is Dedicated To Bringing Hope
March 15, 2017
Home for hope gets a new location in South Los Angeles ... read more »
Sentinel Endorses Yes on H
March 1, 2017
A human tragedy of major proportions has been growing steadily in Los Angeles County with no signs of declining, despite the slow but encouraging economic rebound from the Great Recession that hit our nation, state and local community with full force in 2009. ... read more »
Supervisors Promise Transparency in Homeless Tax Spending
February 9, 2017
Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Sheila Kuehl proposed "an inclusive planning process which draws on the experience, expertise and wisdom of cities, homeless service providers and experts, the faith and business communities, formerly homeless individuals and county departments." ... read more »
Xavier Thompson Poised To Bring Leadership to LA County Civilian Board
January 25, 2017
Five of the Civilian Oversight Commission members are Board-appointed.  Xavier L. Thompson is one of those persons, having been appointed by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas of the 2nd Supervisorial District.  Pastor Thompson is a man of integrity, honesty, and character; has record of community involvement and service; and the demonstrated ability to be fair, impartial, and unbiased stated Supervisor Ridley-Thomas. ... read more »
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