The City Sentinel
Archive for: May, 2011

Volunteer at the Paseo Arts Festival!

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Volunteer Today!  As a Paseo Arts Festival volunteer, you will gain an insider’s view of an arts festival and help a community non-profit organization. Volunteers have more opportunities to interact with the festival’s fascinating artists and meet fun people who are passionate about the arts. Volunteers are vital to the success of Paseo Arts Festival, […]

Interfaith Alliance Forum with Charles Kimball

  Staff Report Dr. Charles Kimball, director of the University of Oklahoma’s Religious Studies Program and author of the new book, “When Religion Becomes Lethal”, will be featured by the Interfaith Alliance Foundation of Oklahoma in a public Forum on Thursday, May 26, at First Christian Church of OKC, 3700 N. Walker from 7:00 p.m. […]

No Tornado damage in Oklahoma City

  Staff Report   Despite a massive surge of storms and tornadoes around Oklahoma, no tornado damage has been reported in the Oklahoma City limits. City officials told The City Sentinel this evening (Tuesday, May 24) that wind damage to trees and power lines have been reported in south Oklahoma City.   OKC Police and Fire […]

Storm tips from the Oklahoma City government

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For the latest information from the Oklahoma City government concerning today’s storms, follow www.okc.gov or Twitter at @cityofokc or www.facebook.com/cityofokc. Sheltering The City of Oklahoma City does not maintain any public storm shelters. We urge residents to shelter in place. “Shelter-in-Place” means to take shelter where you are, remaining inside your home, workplace or a nearby […]

Storm Information

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 To: Readers of The City Sentinel From: The Staff For the latest information from the Oklahoma City government concerning today’s storms, follow www.okc.gov or Twitter at @cityofokc or www.facebook.com/cityofokc.

City public schools cancel all evening events for Tuesday

City public schools cancel all evening events for Tuesday City Sentinel Staff Report   All evening activities for Oklahoma City Public Schools are cancelled due to the pending severe weather threat to the central Oklahoma City and Oklahoma County areas.   This includes Southeast High School graduation and US Grant graduation. The new date for […]

MAY 22-28 IS HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS WEEK. FEMA REGION 6 IS READY. ARE YOU?

News Release MAY 22-28 IS HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS WEEK.  FEMA REGION 6 IS READY. ARE YOU? DENTON, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in Region 6 is joining its federal, state and local partners in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas to commemorate Hurricane Preparedness Week by sharing critical information about the 2011 […]

Your Mom to perform on stage

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By Danniel Parker Your Mom is fast. Your Mom is sloppy. Your Mom is hardcore. But enough about the woman that gave birth to you. The other Your Mom is a cross-dressing punk rock band from Norman, and they’re playing a show at the Blue Note, at 2408 N Robinson Ave. It’s on May 26 […]

As Legislature ponders Planned Parenthood defunding, abortion rights advocates tout “Choice Now and Always”

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By Patrick B. McGuigan Senior Editor A large crowd came to the Oklahoma state Capitol to oppose a wave of strong anti-abortion laws enacted in the Sooner State over recent years. Sponsoring and organizing the event were members of the Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice, the American Civil Liberties Union, Trust Women PAC, National Advocates […]

MidCity legislators comment on district lines for Senate, House

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By Patrick B. McGuigan Senior Editor   After being unveiled over the past two weeks, reapportionment plans for the state House of Representatives and the Senate began moving through the Legislature last week. The process of approval could even be completed this week, as legislative leaders expressed hopes to finish their work by Friday (May […]

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