AP source: Byron Scott won’t return to coach Lakers

April 28, 2016 

Associated Press 

 

Byron Scott will not return to coach the Los Angeles Lakers, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday night.

 

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Free medical services offered at Convention Center until Friday

April 28, 2016 

City News Service 

 

Free medical and dental services are available this week at the Los Angeles Convention Center for uninsured and under- insured residents.

 

Thousands... Read more...

Impact of Pre-K vital to L.A. County and Local Economies Concludes New Study; Report Outlines Positive Economic Impact of Quality Early Care and Education and Underscores Urgent Need for Policy Makers to Make Young Children a Priority and Invest According

April 28, 2016 

LAWT News Service

 

According to a new report, More Than Just Pre-K: The Positive Economic Impact of Preschool in Los Angeles County, released by the Institute for Child... Read more...

Prince’s selfless love went beyond music; Close Friend Van Jones reveals all of the iconic singer’s charitable acts

April 28, 2016 

By Amen Oyiboke

Staff Writer  

 

Prince. The world knew him as a cutting edge and vivid artist who when most people thought of his extensive career, they thought... Read more...

Funeral services pending for former LAPD Chief Willie Williams; Williams was the first black chief of the Los Angeles Police Department in the aftermath of the 1992 L.A. Riots

 April 28, 2016 

City News Service 

 

Funeral services were pending this week for Willie Williams, who became the first black chief of the Los Angeles Police Department in the aftermath of the L.A.... Read more...

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Jewelry Store Robbers Could be Charged for Fellow Thieves’ Murders Written by PAUL ANDERSON
Video of racist chant threatens Univ. of Oklahoma’s progress Written by SEAN MURPHY and JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS
AG Harris announces new inmate program for L.A. County Written by City News Service
Voter turnout low in city primary Written by City News Service
Homeless shooting victim was to be deported, said federal authorities Written by City News Service
The History of Labor Unions; Recognizing African Americans involvement in labor equality and union diversity Written by Amen Oyiboke
Historic March for Justice Brings Together Community Leaders, Ezell Ford’s Family Written by Staff and Wire Report
Senator Isadore Hall to run for Congress; Rep. Janice Hahn leaves house in Supervisor bid Written by Kenneth D. Miller
Council President Herb Wesson: Powerful leadership; As the leader of L.A.’s City Council Wesson has been revered by many, feared by some but always respected Written by Staff and Wire Report
Nitrogen gas death penalty bills clear Oklahoma panels Written by SEAN MURPHY
The dynamic history of Blacks $1 trillion buying power; Foundation of Our Economic Progress Rooted in Los Angeles Written by Kenneth D. Miller
Abdul Jabbar, other celebs honored at City Hall Written by LAWT News Service
Students chart plans to overcome mass incarceration, gender violence and police brutality at UC Irvine conference Written by Charlene Muhammad and Dezarae Muhammad
Vice President Joe Biden tells Los Angeles students and community leaders, 12 years is not enough education in 2015 Written by Maleena Lawrence
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Ezell Ford autopsy reveals police brutality Written by LAWT News Service
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Stop The Presses: Few Endorsements Making Headlines In Black Newspapers

Stop The Presses: Few Endorsements Making Headlines In Black Newspapers

April 28, 2016  By Erick Johnson  From the Chicago Crusader, NNPA Member   Forget it Hillary. Sorry Bernie.  When the time came for the Florida...

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Community

Excessive water use penalties to go into effect, says Mayor

Excessive water use penalties to go into effect, says Mayor

April 28, 2016  City News Service  Penalties for excessive water use and measures aimed at making buildings more water efficient will go into effect...

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Sports News

Bakewell throws strike for Jackie Robinson Day on first pitch; Dodgers Defeat Giants on Jackie Robinson Day

Bakewell throws strike for Jackie Robinson Day on first pitch; Dodgers Defeat Giants on Jackie Robinson Day

April 21, 2016  By Amanda Scurlock  Sports Writer   Los Angeles Sentinel Publisher, civil rights icon and real estate entrepreneur Danny Bakewell...

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Arts & Culture

‘Me and Mrs. Jones’ singer Billy Paul dead at age 80

‘Me and Mrs. Jones’ singer Billy Paul dead at age 80

April 28, 2016  By HILLEL ITALIE  AP National Writer    Billy Paul, a jazz and soul singer best known for the No. 1 hit ballad and “Philadelphia...

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