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Rep. Bass Host Jobs and Economic Recovery Summit
Written by Shirley Hawkins (Contributing Writer) 09 May 2011
U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, right, speaks with Congress member Karen Bass at the Jobs and Economy Summit, Tuesday, April 26, 2011 Los Angeles. (Photo/U.S. Department of Labor, Susan Goldman) By ... read more >>
So. Cal Edison Highlights Women in Engineering
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 May 2011
Ewurabena Mensa-Wood Honored During Women's History, Diversity MonthsMensa-Wood brings a fresh perspective to mechanical engineeringShe once dreamed of being a commercial pilot, but Ewurabena Mensa-Wood ... read more >>
The Untold Story of One of Our Native Sons
Written by Lenora D. LeVias 02 May 2011
I thought I would share with you the untold story of an unsung hero who is making a differenceIn the lives of young Black men as well as providing a means to keep thousands of residents past and present ... read more >>
Dr. Curry Takes Oath of Office as Interim CEO of the Compton Community College District
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 May 2011
Keith Curry Took the Oath of Office as Interim CEO of the Compton Community College DistrictOn April 12 at the regular Board Meeting of the Compton Community College District (CCCD), Dr. Keith Curry took ... read more >>
Copy Doctor
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 April 2011
Anthony Moore, President & CEO of Copy Doctor Inc.The print company is one of the premier Black-owned businesses in Los Angeles.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterCopy Doctor, Inc. (CDI) is a ... read more >>
Straight Outta Compton’: Braids by SaBrina
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 April 2011
Sabrina Fisher Reece (front) poses with her staff in front of Braids by SaBrina as they celebrated 15 years in business. (Photo credit: Fred Carter Photography)Compton Native's Story: from Welfare to Successful ... read more >>
Real Estate Financial Literacy Program Targets Californians, Young and Old
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 April 2011
From left, Ms. D. Fauk, of the U.S. Department of HUD, Jeff Davis, Commissioner of the California Department of Real Estate, and Ms. Jacqueline Carlisle, Executive Director, NID Housing Counseling Agency. ... read more >>
Board Awards $165 Million to Begin Construction of the New Martin Luther King, Jr. Hospital
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 April 2011
SUPERVISOR RIDLEY-THOMAS Almost two years ago, HMC Architects delivered renderings for a new Martin Luther King, Jr. Hospital that inspired widespread hope and enthusiasm for a top-of-the-line healthcare ... read more >>
Urban Book Experience
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 21 April 2011
Urban Experience Bookstore Co-owners, Kenneth  and Tiffany GerardThe bookstand offers some of the most popular and rare Black magazines around.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterDo you want to stay ... read more >>
Economy grows at 3.1 percent rate at end of 2010
Written by Martin Crutsinger (Associated Press) 03 April 2011
The U.S. economy grew a little faster at the end of 2010 than the government had previously estimated, boosted by more inventory building and business investment in plants and equipment.But rising oil ... read more >>
New LAUSD Superintendent to Take Pay Cut Amid Budget Woes
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2011
One month after the school district's strapped budget caused thousands of job cuts, incoming Los Angeles Unified Superintendent John Deasy opted to take less pay than his predecessor.Deasy told school ... read more >>
Parks Brings Trevor Ariza and Jobs
Written by George Brown (Special to the Sentinel) 25 February 2011
Parks proudly stands in front of one of his recent accomplishments: bringing jobs to his district After Bringing a New Brand of First-Class Development to the Eighth District, what's Next on the Menu ... read more >>
Senator Price and Assemblymember Galgiani Encourage Small Businesses to Participate in High – Speed Rail
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 February 2011
Los Angeles - Senator Curren Price, Chair of the Senate Committee Select Committee on Procurement, and Assemblymember Cathleen Galgiani, Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on High Speed Rail encourage ... read more >>
Parks Brings Over $5Billion In New Development to the Eighth District
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2011
Councilman Bernard Parks at the University Gateway, one of the developments in his districtParks Brings Over $5 Billion In New Development to the Eighth DistrictLOS ANGELES - Over $5 billion of new development ... read more >>
Harold & Belle's
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 10 February 2011
Harold and Belle's General Manager, Ryan Legaux and wife, Jessica LegauxPhoto by Brian W. Carter The restaurant continues to be the premier restaurant on the west coast in fine creole cuisine.By Brian ... read more >>
Business Inclusion Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 2011
Los Angeles - Before the Mayor's Office renewed their focus on small business needs through the Small Business Initiative in October 2010, business owners like Curtis Fralin of the iconic Maverick Flats, ... read more >>
Assemblyman Mike Davis’ 4th Annual Job Fair in Exposition Park
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 2011
Tremendous turnout of residents ready to go to work.Assemblyman Mike Davis' 4th Annual Job Fair in Exposition ParkConnects Thousands of Job Seekers with EmployersAssemblyman Mike Davis (D-48) partnered ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa and United Way kick off 2011 earned income tax credit program
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 2011
With tax season kicking into high gear, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the United Way of Greater Los Angeles launched the 2011 Greater Los Angeles Earned Income Tax (EITC) Credit Campaign to encourage ... read more >>
Staying Financially Sound in the New Year
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 10 February 2011
Merrill Edge conducted a survey, which revealed some interesting results among Los Angeles residents.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterThe recent recession hit like a ton of bricks and many people ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Receives Grant from Microsoft
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 2011
Brotherhood Crusade Receives Elevate America Community Initiative Grant from Microsoft Grant will fund program to help underserved populations in South Los Angeles find jobs. The Los Angeles Brotherhood ... read more >>
Rev. Jesse Jackson gears up for economic summit
Written by Sam Richard (Contributing Editor) 06 January 2011
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr.Rainbow PUSH Coalition Wall Street Project's theme: 'Economic Justice'. The coalition and the Citizenship Education Fund will hold an annual economic summit next week.By Sam RichardContributing ... read more >>
Glory Foods with Cashimier Smith
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 02 December 2010
Smith is the catering consultant for the Black-owned food distribution company. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterCashimier Smith is the catering consultant  for Glory Foods, a Black-owned manufacturing ... read more >>
Rave Motion Pictures to Operate New State-of-the-Art Theaters at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 November 2010
Signaling significant progress in transforming the theaters at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, mall-owner Capri Urban Investors, LLC today announced that Rave Motion Pictures will step-in as the new theater ... read more >>
Think You Can't Afford Auto Insurance? Think Again
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 June 2010
Think You Can't Afford Auto Insurance? Think AgainBefore you hit the road this spring, make sure you're coveredThe California Department of Insurance (CDI) has a timely reminder for drivers as the weather ... read more >>
One on One with Housing Authority CEO Montiel
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 17 June 2010
One on One with Housing Authority CEO MontielAs head of the City Housing Authority, Rudolph C. Montiel addresses concerns, issues and the future of Jordan Downs and its residents.By Brian W. CarterSentinel ... read more >>

 

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