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Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Leads Group to Tennessee
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
SUPERVISOR RIDLEY-THOMAS LEADS GROUP TO HALEY FARM IN TENNESSEE TO ADVANCE PLANS FOR "FREEDOM SCHOOLS" IN SECOND SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas is leading a 10-member delegation to ... read more >>
Ashley Comments on the Appointment of Dr. Wilson Jr. to lead White House Initiative on HBCUs
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Ashley Comments on the Appointment of Dr. Wilson Jr. to lead White House Initiative on HBCUsHBCU Alumnus chosen to represent as liaison between administration and nation's 105 historically Black colleges ... read more >>
Hall Legislation to Increase Efficiency at LAUSD Signed Into Law
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Hall Legislation to Increase Efficiency at LAUSD Signed Into LawGovernor Arnold Schwarzenegger today signed AB 1293 into law by Assistant Speaker pro Tempore Isadore Hall (D- Compton), which will improve ... read more >>
AbilityFirst Brings Good Friends and New Friends Together
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2009
Among those attending the event were (left-right) AbilityFirst Committee Member Lena Echols; AbilityFirst President and CEO Lori Gangemi; Sempra Regional Director of Community Partnership Kimberly Freeman; ... read more >>
Help your teen put their best smile forward
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
New 21st century orthodontic solutions For the 21st century teen, a great smile isn't just for school photos, it's an everyday accessory that's seen on their Facebook and MySpace pages, during IM sessions, ... read more >>
“Just Be Ready” and Win a MacBook Laptop
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Art Contest Encourages Kids & Teens to Express How to Best Prepare for an Emergency LOS ANGELES - Could kids and teens survive an emergency if their life suddenly became unplugged from laptops, cell ... read more >>
Going to See The Good Doctor
Written by Special to the Sentinel 30 July 2009
Last week, I had the opportunity to get some empowering health insight and wisdom from Bariatrics Physician, Doctor Mignon Marquina. I caught up with her in the middle of her busy work day, in her Inglewood ... read more >>
CSU and Church Partners Provide a Gateway to College through Summer Algebra Institutes
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Effort targeted at closing the achievement gap and improving college-going rates for underrepresented students Hundreds of junior high school students are going to church to learn algebra. The California ... read more >>
President Obama, U.S. Secretary of Education Announce National Competition to Advance School Reform
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Obama Administration Starts $4.35 Billion "Race to the Top" Competition, Pledges a Total of $10 Billion for ReformsPresident Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that ... read more >>
New Center Aims To Close Achievement Gap In Schools
Written by Gail Berkley (Contributing Writer) 30 July 2009
A new weapon in the fight to close the achievement gap in education was unveiled recently in Sacramento. The California State University Center to Close the Achievement Gap, a partnership between the state's ... read more >>
Actress Tatyana Ali Launches Initiative Benefiting Students
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Millennium Momentum Foundation, Inc. announced today that its National Spokesperson and Actress Tatyana Ali, will be joined by Southern California civic leaders, corporate partners, and supporters to launch ... read more >>
Closing the Gap: Black Identity Development
Written by Taiesha Flenaugh (Contributing Writer) 30 July 2009
What makes some Black teenagers lose interest in school after achieving academic success in earlier grades? There are many causes for low academic achievement, but Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum's book, "Why ... read more >>
L.A. Marathon Day Changes Back to Sunday
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
L.A. Marathon Day Changes Back to SundayCNS--The City Council agreed today to move the Los Angeles Marathon back to a Sunday in March beginning next year, siding with runners who said holding the race ... read more >>
L.A. County Launches Its Most Comprehensive Campaign Ever to Encourage HIV Testing
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
L.A. County Launches Its Most Comprehensive Campaign Ever to Encourage HIV TestingUp to 70 percent of new HIV infections are spread by those who do not know they have HIVThis week the Los Angeles County, ... read more >>
Morgan Stanley to Launch "Million Meal Summer" Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Morgan Stanley to Launch "Million Meal Summer" ProgramCompany Partners with Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club Members to Provide 8,000 Meals at two Sites in South Los AngelesIn an effort to feed ... read more >>
Family Resource Center opens in Inglewood
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 July 2009
Family Resource Center opens in InglewoodBy Jason LewisSentinel Staff WriterL.A. Care Health Plan opened the new Family Resource Center in Inglewood. The new center will provide free health education and ... read more >>
Historic Number LEED Accredited Professionals at LAUSD
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Historic Number LEED Accredited Professionals at LAUSD Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is proud to announce that it is a national leader among school districts in working with Leadership in ... read more >>
CSU Long Beach Tuition Hike
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
CNS--Just two months after approving a 10 percent tuition hike, the California State University Board of Trustees authorized another 20 percent increase in student fees today as it tries to compensate ... read more >>
Closing the Gap: When a Child Gets Expelled
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
You had to leave work again after a call from the principal's office. Your child is always getting in trouble at school, but this time it is different. Instead of getting suspended, you are told that your ... read more >>
Taking control of post-prostate cancer issues
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
Prostate cancer affects more than 185,000 men in the United States each year, according to the American Cancer Society. About one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime, ... read more >>
5 tips to keep your home safe in an emergency
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
Over the years, Americans have endured many different types of tragedies and crises -- from Hurricane Katrina and Sept. 11 to countless tornadoes, earthquakes and other natural disasters. During these ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa Launches Summer Youth Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA LAUNCHES SUMMER YOUTH JOBS PROGRAM AT LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY COLLEGESThe program provides opportunities for summer youth employment and job skills training while students continue their ... read more >>
5th Annual LABBX
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
The fifth annual Los Angeles Black Book Expo (LABBX) will be held Saturday, August 22, from 11:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. in the Expo Center in Los Angeles. "Empowering Community Through Literature" is the ... read more >>
Superintendent Cortines’ Statement on Proposed Suspension of Prop. 98
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
Gov. Schwarzenegger's proposal to suspend Proposition 98 education funding is violating a promise California voters made to the children of this state.While LAUSD already has made deep cuts based on the ... read more >>
Jazz, Food, and Summer Fun Set for Central Avenue
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
Councilwoman Perry Announces Line-up for the 14th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival Scheduled for July 25 and 26This year the Central Avenue Jazz Festival celebrates its 14th Anniversary here in the ... read more >>

 

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