Beverly White to MC Metro to Crenshaw Summit!
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 25 September 2013
Metro and the LA Sentinel are honored to announce that Beverly White, distinguished News Reporter from KNBC 4, will serve as the Mistress of Ceremonies for the Metro to Crenshaw/LAX Business Opportunities ... read more >>
Congresswoman Hahn to Host Telephone Town Hall on Healthcare
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 23 September 2013
With the Covered California Exchange online enrollment quickly approaching on Oct 1st, Congresswoman Janice Hahn is hosting a telephone town hall on healthcare on Wednesday, September 25th from 7pm to ... read more >>
Trinidad and Tobago at 51: The Evolution of the Steel Pan
Written by Michael D. Roberts pecial to the NNPA from the New York Carib News 20 September 2013
Darryl Reid plays the Steel Pan at the Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean cruise industry booth at the Seatrade Cruise Shipping convention Tuesday March 11, 2008 in Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/David Adame) From ... read more >>
Affordable Care Act Enrollment Starts Oct. 1
Written by Cierra Duncan Special to the NNPA from The Houston Defender 20 September 2013
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee at Obamacare forum. (Sentinel File Photo) Affordable Care Act enrollment goes into effect Oct. 1, and many uninsured Americans will begin comparing new health insurance rates. President ... read more >>
President Obama Names New Leadership to the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Written by Valerie Jarrett Special to the Sentinel 20 September 2013
Dr. Ivory Toldson Dr. George Cooper It is an exciting day at the White House, and across the country, as President Obama names two dynamic new leaders to head the White House Initiative on Historically ... read more >>
Farrakhan Delivers Stern Warnings to Obama, the Muslim World and Israel
Written by Ashahed A. Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call 20 September 2013
Louis Farrakhan speaks at the state capitol steps in Montgomery, Ala. on Friday June 14, 2013. Farrakhan and others are holding a caravan across Alabama to encourage the U.S. Supreme Court to save a ... read more >>
Wesson joined by NFL Great Freeney at Baldwin Hills Elementary
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 20 September 2013
VISION FOR STUDENTS: Austin Beutner, founder of Vision To Learn, is joined by San Diego Charges star defensive end Dwight Freeney and Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson on Tuesday at Baldwin ... read more >>
Pasadena Approves Armenian Genocide Memorial Park
Written by Sentinel New Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 20 September 2013
Former Mayor Bill Paparian Leads Crusade In a packed chamber that spilled over into the hallway and a viewing room downstairs, the Pasadena City Council voted unanimously on recently to install an ... read more >>
Sentinel Intern Spotlight
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 20 September 2013
Brionna Lewis, Editorial Department Matt Harris, Advertising & Editorial Department Shannon Hill, Editorial Department                                                             ... read more >>
DODGERS CLINCH NL WEST, BEAT ARIZONA 7-6
Written by Sentinel News Services 20 September 2013
  PHOENIX (AP) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers soaked everyone in sight with champagne in the clubhouse. Many players raced back out for a celebratory dip in Arizona's Chase Field swimming pool. From last ... read more >>
Radio Free 102.3 KJLH Continues Its Partnership at Taste of Soul
Written by Nicole Williams Contributing Writer nichole@lasentinel.ne 19 September 2013
As an owner of Radio Free 102.3 KJLH, the legendary singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder performed on the KJLH stage at the 2012 Taste of Soul. For the hundreds of thousands who have experienced Taste of ... read more >>
TOS CO-CHAIR
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 September 2013
TOS CO-CHAIR: Creator and Sentinel Executive Publisher Danny Bakewell Sr. announced Congresswoman Karen Bass as a co-chair for the 8th annual Taste of Soul. “I want to congratulate Danny Bakewell, ... read more >>
Mitchell First African American Woman Senator in Ten Years
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Kenneth Miller 19 September 2013
  Mitchell poses with her mother at her election celebration in Los Angeles “I’m thrilled tonight to have all of the volunteers who came out and supported me, who put their feet where their mouths ... read more >>
Digital Elders Upgrade for Work, Family and Peace of Mind
Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga Contributing Writer 19 September 2013
  LA’s Digital Elders program enables older African Americans to update old computer skills, beat the blues — and suggests better ways to work with seniors Part 2 of 2 Work and familial concerns ... read more >>
Kathryn Marie Heard, age 98, Inglewood, California
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 September 2013
Passed away peacefully at Providence Little Company of Mary Hospital  August 30, 2013 in Torrance, Ca from a month long bout with pneumonia. Kathryn was born in Cincinnati, Ohio July 24, 1915.  At ... read more >>
Assemblymember Hall Measure to Name Willie L. Brown Jr. Bridge Approved by California Legislature
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 September 2013
Willie Brown Jr. former San Francisco mayor speaks to the large crowd during his annual "The Breakfast Club" that raised money for the Willie Brown Jr. Institute on Politics and Public Service on Friday, ... read more >>
Wesson’s Movie Night Draws Over 800 West Adams Residents
Written by Sentinel News Servicegeneralinfo@lasentinel.net 19 September 2013
Council President Herb Wesson and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson join over 800 West Adams community residents at Wesson’s “Movies in the Park.” Council President Herb ... read more >>
Former champ Ken Norton dies
Written by Sentinel News Services 19 September 2013
 Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who beat Muhammad Ali and then lost a controversial decision to him at Yankee Stadium, has died. His son says he passed away Wednesday at a local care facility. ... read more >>
Metro to Bring Business Summit to South Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 18 September 2013
In partnership with the Los Angeles Sentinel and Crenshaw Leadership Council The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) and the Los Angeles Sentinel, in conjunction with ... read more >>
Mayweather Breaking Records and Cashing In Start Count Down to the ‘Money’ Final Four
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 18 September 2013
    MONEY BEING MONEY: fresh faced Floyd ‘Money Mayweather is shown here following his brilliant victory over Canelo Alvarez to remain undefeated and arguably the best boxer in the history of ... read more >>
Navy Massacre Haunts America
Written by DAVID CRARY Associated Press 18 September 2013
  Three women embrace near Nationals Park where family members waited to greet loved ones that were at the Washington Navy Yard, Monday Sept. 16, 2013, (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)  Gunman in Navy Yard ... read more >>
SEPTEMBER IS SICKLE CELL DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH: Sickle Cell Disease Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care
Written by Jacquelyn Baskin, MDDawn P. Canada, LCSW 18 September 2013
Honor Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month by donating blood  at the upcoming Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Blood Drive Sickle cell disease is a genetic blood disorder that is associated with various complications ... read more >>
‘Money’ Pistols his record to 45-0
Written by KENNETH MILLER SPORTS EDITOR 15 September 2013
  LAS VEGAS—Facing artificially his toughest challenge yet where even odds makers doubted that he could defeat a young undefeated Mexican, Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather pitched a virtual shutout against ... read more >>
Cyber Village Speeds Family Connections for LA’s Elders of Color
Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga 12 September 2013
Digital literacy program helps African American seniors connect better with their 21st century grandkids—and much more.   Peggy Powell's grandchildren sent her some photos, but Powell said she couldn't ... read more >>
CBS family signs on to Taste of Soul as Media partners
Written by Edward Rice, III Sentinel Contributing Writer 12 September 2013
KCBS Channel 2 News Anchor Pat Harvey will serve as co-chair for second consecutive year and the CBS Family will again be a premier sponsor at the 8th annual ‘Taste of Soul’ Family Festival on October ... read more >>