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A Heartfelt Dedication
Written by Christine Sabathia 07 February 2008
Henry Clay Middle School names John B. Spencer Hall after teacher who has dedicated three decades to educating students Never one to be nervous in the classroom, veteran teacher John Spencer ... read more >>
Doctors Report Transplant Breakthrough
Written by Alicia Chang, Associated Press 31 January 2008
In what’s being called a major advance in organ transplants, doctors say they have developed a technique that could free many patients from having to take anti-rejection drugs for the rest of their ... read more >>
Organizations Gearing up for Black AIDS Day
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 31 January 2008
“Prevention is Power” is the theme for this year’s National Black AIDS Awareness Day on February 7, the mission- to build the capacity and increase awareness, participation and support ... read more >>
Change is in the Air
Written by Christine Sabathia 31 January 2008
Community partners with Crenshaw High School to improve quality of education The scene in Crenshaw Senior High School’s multi-purpose room on Monday was dramatically different than three years ... read more >>
Make 2008 the Year of Healthy Snacking
Written by ARAcontent 24 January 2008
The holidays are now just a distant memory; the ball has long dropped along with that New Year’s resolution to eat better and lose weight. It’s time to make a real change that you’ll ... read more >>
Hysterectomy Unnecessary with New Fibroid Treatment
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 24 January 2008
There is a safer, easier alternative to hysterectomy in the treatment of fibroids according to specialist Dr. Bruce McLucas founder of the UCLA- based Fibroid Treatment Collective. Emboliza-tion, a procedure ... read more >>
Los Angeles Welcomes 21st Century Hospital
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 24 January 2008
Kaiser Permanente West L.A. Awards $250,000 to Fund Innovative Community Agencies Representatives from all corners of Los Angeles will participate in the grand opening dedication ceremony of Kaiser ... read more >>
Volunteers Refurbish Elementary School on Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
Written by City News Service 24 January 2008
CNS - More than 500 volunteers spent part of Martin Luther King Day today helping to refurbish an elementary school in Gardena. Workers from Home Depot, L.A. Works and the South Los Angeles and Gardena ... read more >>
Multi-Million Dollar Grant to Help Fund New Charter Schools in L.A.
Written by City News Service 24 January 2008
CNS - Three Los Angeles-area public charter school operators received $23.3 million in grants from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation to help fund 17 new charter campuses in the area. “High-quality ... read more >>
Alpha Kappa Alpha Donates $1 Million to Howard University
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 24 January 2008
Contribution caps emotional day of tributes during AKA’s centennial celebration Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority’s International President Barbara A. McKinzie, donated $1 million to Howard University ... read more >>
Man-to-Man Action Plan: Leaders Realizing King’s Dream Through Community Engagement
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 17 January 2008
Start your New Year to unite and collaborate for change. As our nation pays tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. a meeting of the minds will be addressing solutions to the problems within the Black ... read more >>
Educational Center Enhances Learning Experience
Written by Christine Sabathia 17 January 2008
 Score Educational Center director Avianta Robertson helps kindergartener Kenneth Hunt sound out words on flash cards. Score’s motto:  When they love to learn, they'll learn Score Educational ... read more >>
First Annual Carter-Huggins Commemoration at UCLA
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 10 January 2008
January 17, marks the 38th anniversary of the assassinations of Alprentice “Bunchy” Carter and John Huggins at UCLA. Carter and Huggins were Black Panther Party leaders and student leaders ... read more >>
A Compton Middle School Receives Surprise ‘Pay It Forward’ Gift
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 10 January 2008
Bunche Middle Schools receives surprise “Pay It Forward” gift of brand new instruments delivered by Ralph Churchwell, musician/composer; Manuel Castaneda, music teacher; Kaveh Cohen, musician/composer ... read more >>
One Year Down, Three to Go
Written by Christine Sabathia 10 January 2008
Superintendent David Brewer III Superintendent David Brewer III Shares Year In Review The end of the year 2007 has come to a close, and so has David Brewer III’s first year on the job as superintendent ... read more >>
Celebrities Attend Rainbow Children’s Academy’s ‘Soulful Christmas Celebration’
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 03 January 2008
  L-R:  Michael Itaev, founder/project manager, Rainbow Children’s Academy, actors Jamal and Jerrod Mixon and Jac’QueLine Morris, program director.Rainbow Children’s Academy, ... read more >>
Black Barbershop Health Outreach: Black Men's Only Hope?
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 20 December 2007
 State Assembly Member Curren Price participates in the health screening at the Black Barbershop Health Outreach.Let’s face it. Black men, already among the leaders in acquiring many preventable ... read more >>
The Meaning of Kwanzaa
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 20 December 2007
The month of December has traditionally been regarded as the end of the calendar year and people often scramble to end it on a high note and prepare for the New Year. But there is more to the end of ... read more >>
There are Many Ways to Celebrate Christmas
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 20 December 2007
GOT TOYS?These two young boys are anxiously reaching for toys that were provided for hundreds of kids that received toys during the SEIU Security Officers United in Los Angeles (SOULA) annual luncheon ... read more >>
Cancer Survivor Hopes to Inspire with New Book
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 20 December 2007
“I have been many things in my life... a daughter, sister, niece, aunt, wife, mother, grandmother, student, poet and photographer,” wrote Debra Griffen, author of “A Journey to Wellness: ... read more >>
Black Women Wait Longer for Breast Cancer Surgery
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 20 December 2007
A woman’s age and race can influence how quickly she receives surgery after a breast cancer diagnosis, U.S. researchers report. A team at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore also ... read more >>
Jones Wins Election to Calpers Board
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 20 December 2007
Retirees Elect LAUSD Retired Chief Financial Officer    Henry Jones to Board of Administration SACRAMENTO, CA - Henry Jones, retired Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the nation’s ... read more >>
Black Male Academy Addresses Academics, Brotherhood
Written by Christine Sabathia 20 December 2007
Christine Sabathia/Sentinel photoKirk Kirkwood (center) is the director of the Black Male Academy, a College Bound program that addresses the need of academic success and brotherhood among African American ... read more >>
Shoppers to Raise HIV Awareness, Funds
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 29 November 2007
Former Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland and rapper Ludacris will be among the millions of shoppers participating in a fundraising event for World AIDS Day, on December 1. Khiel, a beauty product ... read more >>
Study: Kids Will Eat Healthy School Food
Written by Steve Karnowski, Associated Press 29 November 2007
Maybe getting schoolchildren to eat healthy foods isn’t a hopeless struggle. Bucking some common notions, a University of Minnesota study has found that school lunch sales don’t decline when ... read more >>

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