Coach John Walton Smith Shares Secrets to Training Olympic Champions; Sprint-athlete, Michael Cherry and Coach Smith prepare for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics

July 22, 2021

By Betti Halsell

Contributing Writer

 

Coach John Walton Smith, Jr. is known to have the ‘Midas touch’ when creating gold medalists. Currently, sprint-athlete, Michael Cherry,... Read more...

Charles Drew University Receives Historic $50 Million Allocation; State budget designates one-time amount to fund four-year medical degree program at CDU

July 22, 2021

By Cora Jackson-Fossett

Contributing Writer

 

A historic moment occurred in the life of Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science with the institution’s receipt of $50 million... Read more...

Motown Founder Berry Gordy tapped for Kennedy Award

July 22, 2021

By Betti Halsell

Contributing Writer

 

Berry Gordy founded the sound that defined a generation, fostered legendary music careers, and constructed a timeless genre that continues... Read more...

Newsom Signs AB 331 to Stop Organized Retail Theft; Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer sponsored the legislation to extend the sunset date of the crime of organized retail theft

July 22, 2021

By Cora Jackson-Fossett

Contributing Writer

 

Governor Gavin Newson called up Assembly member Reginald Jones-Sawyer (D-Los Angeles) as Newsom signed into law AB 331 to help the... Read more...

LAPD Harass Black Couple Immediately After Their First Child Was Born

July 22, 2021  

By Betti Halsell

Contributing Writer

 

On June 27, L.A. Sentinel’s Contributing Sports Reporter, Khari Jones and his fiancé, Kayla Love, shared a life changing experience;... Read more...

ADVERTORIAL; INFLUENCING CHANGE TO AFFECT FOOD INSECURITY– A group effort must be taken to not shift the burden –

June 10, 2021

By Dr. James Cruz, interim chief medical officer

Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan

 

One in four Californians currently struggle with food insecurity, which is defined... Read more...

News

Former State Official Charges State Treasurer With Sexual Harassment

Former State Official Charges State Treasurer With Sexual Harassment

July 22, 2021 By Antonio Ray Harvey California Black Media   Five months after Judith Blackwell was replaced as the head of two California state committees...

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Community

Councilmember Curren Price Addresses Needs of Neighbors Affected by Botched Fireworks Detonation

Councilmember Curren Price Addresses Needs of Neighbors Affected by Botched Fireworks Detonation

July 15, 2021 LAWT News Service   More than 100 residents came out on July 12 to Trinity Recreation Center for a community forum, hosted by Councilmember...

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Sports News

Candace Parker to be first woman on cover of NBA 2K game

Candace Parker to be first woman on cover of NBA 2K game

July 15, 2021 By Doug Feinberg Associated Press   Candace Parker grew up playing video games, and now she’ll be the first female basketball player...

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Arts & Culture

Marla Gibbs Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Marla Gibbs Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

July 22, 2021 By Cora Jackson-Fossett Staff Writer   Starting out with a small smile, Marla Gibbs’ face soon broke into a huge grin as her career...

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