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Wendy's Window
Written by WendyGladney Dean 12 December 2014
I come from the generation that watched Dr. Cliff Huxtable, aka William “Bill” Henry Cosby, on television and thought he was the perfect father and family man.  The problem is that was just an image.  ... read more >>
L.A. County Office of Emergency Management Issues Flash Flood Safety Tips
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting heavy rainfall that may trigger debris and mud flows. A NWS Flash Flood Watch has been issued for the Los ... read more >>
Wendy's Window
Written by WendyGladney Dean 04 December 2014
The holidays are a time when our hearts are supposed to be filled with joy and glee.  However, it is also a time when many are feeling heavy hearted, sad and alone.  As a mother of two young black ... read more >>
Ten Steps to Cut Calories
Written by Dr. Donald Henderson 04 December 2014
      Step 1. Switch to low-fat or non-fat dairy products: The best source of calcium is found in milk and milk products. Calcium is needed to keep bones strong.  However, these products can ... read more >>
HIV/AIDS Activists Push for More Funding to Address HIV/AIDS Stigma
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 28 November 2014
 Douglas Brooks, the director of the Office of National AIDS Policy at the White House, delivers his keynote address at the International Conference on Stigma in Washington, D.C. (Freddie Allen/NNPA) WASHINGTON ... read more >>
Dealing with Overactive Bladder
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 27 November 2014
Latrice Cowell tells her story about not being embarrassed of her OAB diagnosis 50 year-old Latrice Cowell has dealt with overactive bladder for two decades.(Courtesy of Latrice Cowel) Overactive Bladder ... read more >>
Oprah's The Life You Want Tour
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 21 November 2014
Iconic talk show host and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey concluded her eight-city The Life You Want tour in San Jose, CA. Over the course of two days, Winfrey and spiritual advisors that she refers to as ... read more >>
Wendy Gladney Dean
Written by WendyGladney Dean 21 November 2014
This past week Forgiving For Living unveiled our new Ambassador Handbook to our girls at Jordan Downs and the Center for Learning and Unlimited Educational Success, Inc. (CLUES).  It always brings me ... read more >>
“Honoring Our Past, Celebrates Our Future”
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 13 November 2014
  Mama Teaching   At Sable Images, Inc. mobile exhibits, there is a hidden treasure trove, which shows a reflection of the past.  Sable Images is described as an organization devoted to discovering ... read more >>
Wendy Gladney Dean
Written by WendyGladney Dean 06 November 2014
I am a firm believer that all of us have a purpose in life.  The essence of pretty much everything I do centers around helping other people figure out what their mission (purpose) in life is all about.  ... read more >>
Eating to Live
Written by Dr. Donald Henderson 06 November 2014
       The greatest population growth in the United States is people over the age 90. Currently, medical research is focusing on this population to try to determine what factors cause people 90 ... read more >>
HIV testing at Taste of Soul
Written by Charlene Muhammad, Contributing Writer 31 October 2014
Aids Healthcare Foundation came out to support the 9th Annual Taste of Soul Family Festival  Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate Blacks account for almost half ... read more >>
Tibby Elementary Wins 2014 Golden Bell Award for Learning Through Literacy Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 October 2014
(Principal Ontrece Ellerbe said Tibby Elementary is committed to ensuring all students can read and write at or above their grade level by the end of each school year.)   One of Compton Unified School ... read more >>
2015 Rose Queen® Madison Elaine Triplett and the Royal Court
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 October 2014
     Tournament of Roses® President Richard L. Chinen crowns 2015 Rose Queen® Madison Elaine Triplett. \   Tournament of Roses® 2015 Rose Queen® Madison Elaine Triplett reacts to being ... read more >>
3rd Annual Compton Walk for a Cure
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 October 2014
In this photo, Chanel, CUSD Vice President Satra Zurita, Armani, Councilwoman Emeritus Delores Zurita and First District Councilwoman Janna Zurita who collectively have over 85 years of service to the ... read more >>
CSU Dominguez Hills Named among Nation’s Top Universities Granting Degrees to Minorities
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 October 2014
CSUDH alumni celebrate the joy of commencement.   Courtesy of CSUDH California State University, Dominguez Hills is among the nation’s top 100 universities granting undergraduate and graduate ... read more >>
Application Period Begins for $1.2 Million 2014-15 Edison Scholars Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 October 2014
Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison (SCE), announced the application period for its 2014-15 Edison Scholars Program, which began October 21 and will through Feb. 1, 2015. The ... read more >>
Food Network chef Sunny Anderson reveals her battle with Ulcerative Colitis
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 30 October 2014
Food Network personality and chef, Sunny Anderson Food Network star and chef Sunny Anderson is all about a well-rounded meal, but she isn’t too fond about eating vegetables.  Anderson, 39, recently ... read more >>
Cal State L.A. awarded $11 million grant to train new teachers for urban schools
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 October 2014
\ Caption: The Charter College of Education at California State University, Los Angeles has been awarded an $11 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to train new teachers to help close ... read more >>
Compton Community College District to Make Community Roundtable Presentation
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 October 2014
Compton Community College District to Make Community Roundtable Presentation at Compton Unified School District October 29 Compton Community College District’s CEO Keith Curry will make a presentation ... read more >>
Racial Disparities in Early Childhood Education Hurts U.S.
Written by Jazelle Hunt, NNPA Washington Correspondent 23 October 2014
The Center for American Progress hosted a panel as part of the report release. Left to right: Giles Li, Yvette Sanchez Fuentes, David J. Johns, and Katie Hamm, director of early childhood policy for ... read more >>
CDU President Carlisle Announces: ‘CDU is getting stronger every single day.’
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 October 2014
At his third "State of the University Address," Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science President and CEO Dr. David M. Carlisle announced news of growth and progress. "As we prepare to celebrate ... read more >>
County Healthcare Workers Prepare for Ebola
Written by City News Service (CNS) 23 October 2014
As health care workers at UCLA and other hospitals prepare for the possibility of treating a patient infected with Ebola, the state issued a series of workplace guidelines recently aimed at preventing ... read more >>
2012 Star Quest Finalist and Breast Cancer Survivor Tarsha Rodgers Sings Her Way Through Recovery
Written by Maleena Lawrence Contributing Writer 10 October 2014
    The spirited and soulful R&B Soul singer and 2012 StarQuest semi-finalist, Tarsha Rodgers was diagnosed with Stage 2B breast cancer shortly after her performance at the Taste of Soul Family ... read more >>
VIDEO: Sabriya's Castle Blood Drive Recap
Written by Aaron Brumfield 10 October 2014
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