Shaq Honored With Statue

March 23, 2017 

By Amanda Scurlock 

Sports Writer

 

There will be a new addition to the family of statues in front of the Staples Center. On March 24, a statue of Laker great and sports analyst... Read more...

DDS fails to implement changes addressing disparities among minority children with disabilities; Despite instruction from state Legislature, California’s Department of Developmental Services continues to provide fewer resources and services to minority ch

March 23, 2017 

LAWT News Service 

 

According to testimony during an oversight hearing last week in Sacramento, California’s Department of Developmental Services (DDS) has failed to address disparities... Read more...

2017 Buick LaCrosse Drive Experience: A Journey of a Lifetime; Sentinel and Watts Times Managing Editor Brandon I. Brooks journals his road trip from Philadelphia to Washington D.C. and visits Smithsonian National Museum of African American of History and

March 23, 2017 

By Brandon I. Brooks 

Managing Editor

 

This past weekend I, along with a select group of Black journalists and publishers from around the country were invited by General Motors... Read more...

Rock ‘N’ Roll Pioneer Chuck Berry Dies at 90; Considered by many the greatest guitarist of all time and a founding father of Rock ‘N’ Roll Chuck Berry leaves a legacy of American music history

March 23, 2017 

By Niele Anderson 

Contributing Writer

 

The soul of Rock ‘N’ Roll is found in the legacy and life of Charles Edward Anderson Berry better known as Chuck... Read more...

Sen. Holly J. Mitchell named recipient of inaugural Willie L. Brown, Jr., award; Award marks 40th anniversary of California Association of Black Lawyers

March 23, 2017 

LAWT News Service

 

The California Association of Black Lawyers has named Sen. Holly J. Mitchell recipient of its inaugural “Willie L. Brown, Jr., Advocacy Award,” the president... Read more...

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Pasadena Police Calling for Witnesses in Gang Murder

March 23, 2017  City News Service   Pasadena police this week urged witnesses to contact them if they have information that could solve a double homicide...

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Community

Free Community Clean Up

Free Community Clean Up

March 23, 2017  Staff Report    On Saturday, March 25, the free Community Clean Up is back at the Sentinel from 9:00am-3:00pm. This is the community’s...

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Sports News

L.A. Lakers sign newcomer David Nwaba to multi-year deal

L.A. Lakers sign newcomer David Nwaba to multi-year deal

March 23, 2017  Associated Press   The Los Angeles Lakers have signed David Nwaba to a multi-year deal after the rookie guard impressed them on a...

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Arts & Culture

Freda Payne and Glynn Turman Honored At Giving Back Awards

Freda Payne and Glynn Turman Honored At Giving Back Awards

March 23, 2017  LAWT News Service   Glynn Turman and Freda Payne will be honored at the 18th Annual Roast/Toast sponsored by the Giving Back Corporation,...

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