Saturday, May 23, 2015
October Power Business Seminar in Torrance
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 11 October 2013
Are state lawmakers sometimes treated like celebrities? It seemed that way on Monday, October 7 when an enthusiastic small business owner jumped in front of the camera and stood shoulder-to- shoulder ... read more >>
Louis Rubin is a dedicated Assistant Store Manager for Orchard Supply Hardware
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer 03 October 2013
   Orchard Supply Hardware assistant store manager, Louis Rubin Photo By Brian W. Carter   Assistant store manager Louis Rubin is a store employee at Orchard Supply Hardware in West Los Angeles; ... read more >>
ACA: You need to know
Written by George Davis, State President, AARP California 26 September 2013
Three years after becoming law, plenty of Americans really don’t understand what the Affordable Care Act – also known as Obamacare - already does, and what it will do in the near future. It’s time ... read more >>
Favorite juice bar and book store expands in Carson
Written by Charlene Muhammad Sentinel Contributing Writer 26 September 2013
Lori Carter, owner of Juice-C-Juice Books & More, cuts ribbon to her newly expanded store in Carson, CA.  City officials Councilwoman Lula Davis-Holmes, Mayor Jim Dear and Councilmember Mike Gipson ... read more >>
LA84 Foundation President Anita DeFrantz Elected to the IOC Executive Board
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 September 2013
LA84 Foundation President Anita DeFrantz has been elected to the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).  DeFrantz was first elected to the IOC on October 17, 1986 and previously ... read more >>
Siebert Financial Corp. Appoints Suzanne Shank as Acting CEO
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 20 September 2013
Jane H. Macon Named Chairwoman; Robert Mazzarella Appointed Vice-Chairman Siebert Financial Corporation [NASDAQ:SIEB] recently announced the appointment of Suzanne Shank as Acting CEO of the Company ... read more >>
AltaMed Breaks Ground in Watts
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 September 2013
BREAKING NEW GROUND IN WATTS: AltaMed Health Services Corporation, one of the largest independent Federally Qualified Community Health Centers in the nation, breaks new ground on their first senior ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 September 2013
AltaMed Health Services, an independent federally qualified community health center will be breaking ground on their first location in South Los Angeles, a senior care center located in Watts.  Community ... read more >>
Estate Planning 101: Breathing Life Into the “Living Trust”
Written by Attorney Marlene S. Cooper 06 September 2013
Many people having good intentions establish a living trust to operate during their lifetime in case of disability and to distribute their assets without probate when they pass away.  However, some ... read more >>
The Music Center Invites High School Artists to Step Into the Spotlight Applications Now Available for Music Center's Spotlight Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 September 2013
Officials at The Music Center in Los Angeles are inviting Southern California high school students in the performing and visual arts to apply to their Spotlight program, they said. Now in its 26th year, ... read more >>
Sharpton Appoints Janaye Ingram to Executive Post in Organization
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Washington Informer 06 September 2013
Janaye Ingram (Courtesy of The Rev. Al Sharpton announced on August 29 that he has selected Janaye Ingram as the national executive director of National Action Network, the ... read more >>
Consumer bureau: Too few use loan forgiveness
Written by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press 28 August 2013
    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 33 million workers qualify to have their student loans forgiven because they work in schools, hospitals or city halls, but too few take advantage of the options because ... read more >>
Cupcake Fusion L.A.
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 August 2013
    (From Left-to-Right): Leslie Allen, COO of CFL, Daniela Kimble, CMO of CFL & Dara Stewart, Founder and CEO of CFL. New business has found the happy medium between sweet and savory—the cupcake! Who ... read more >>
Estate Planning 101: Sweet Peace
Written by Attorney Marlene S. Cooper 09 August 2013
“Thank you for helping me with my estate plan.  You have taken a load off my mind.  I slept like a baby last night.”  This is an actual quote from a “thank you” card I received from one of ... read more >>
Lamell McMorris honored by Washington Government Relations Group
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 August 2013
Lamell McMorris at Washington Government Relations Group's Fourth Annual Tin Cup Awards on July 24, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Melvin Morris/Melvin Morris Photography). Leading government affairs ... read more >>
A Paradox: Optimistic Millennials Burdened by Debt
Written by Jeff Cosby, Financial Advisor, Vice-President Investment Officer, Wells Fargo Advisors 09 August 2013
Jeff Cosby As millennials toss their graduation caps and hope to soon land their first “real job,” they will face managing their finances while in the red.  According to our recent Wells Fargo ... read more >>
Estate Planning 101:Estate Planning Terminology
Written by Attorney Marlene S. Cooper 01 August 2013
Topics in this column include the need for estate planning, what estate planning consists of, and what happens when there is no plan.  Following are a few of the basic concepts and definitions: Advance ... read more >>
Can Black-Owned Franchises Help Narrow the Wealth Gap?
Written by Noel King Special to the NNPA from the Marketplace Wealth and Poverty Desk 01 August 2013
Ronald Smothers stand in front of his Denny’s franchise. The question still rises, can owning franchises, such as Denny’s, close wealth gap? Growing up, all Ronald Smothers ever wanted was to own ... read more >>
Mary Louise Guides Community Pillar House of Winston
Written by Kenneth Miller Asst. Managing Editor 01 August 2013
    For nearly 40 years, House of Winston Mortuary has been a pillar in the South Los Angeles community, not just as a business that carefully handles lost loved ones, but also as a partner of goodwill. The ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2013
       SECTION 00150 – BID NOTICE ALTAMED RENOVATION PROJECTS ALTAMED HEALTH SERVICES CORPORATION   INVITATION TO SUBMIT BID    (Specification and Conditions Governing Bid Award)     Bid ... read more >>
Bank of America: Barry Simmons Leads by Example
Written by KENNETH MILLER Assistant Managing Editor 26 July 2013
DIGNITY AND CHARACTER: Barry Simmons holds the prestigious title of senior vice president at BOA and the position allows for him to make key decisions that have improved financial literacy in the Black ... read more >>
Estate Planning 101:Bank Account Safety
Written by Attorney Marlene S. Cooper 26 July 2013
The FDIC (Federal Insurance Deposit Corporation) protects depositors against the loss of their insured deposits if an FDIC-insured bank or savings association fails.  Several years ago IndyMac Bancorp ... read more >>
Auburn selects Carry as Vice President for Student Affairs
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 July 2013
Dr. Ainsley Carrey After a national search, Auburn University President Jay Gogue has announced that Ainsley Carry has been named Vice President for Student Affairs. Carry comes to Auburn from Temple ... read more >>
How to Get a Job Out of College
Written by NNPA 26 July 2013
Given today’s unemployment rate for new graduates, finding your dream job often requires understanding what employers are looking for and a bit of patience, plus some of your own proactive steps. Following ... read more >>
Estate Planning 101:Property Taxes and Estate Planning
Written by Attorney Marlene S. Cooper 13 July 2013
Unlike residents of some other states, Californians are privileged to have several favorable rules regarding property taxes.  The biggest advantage is Proposition 13 – the initiative passed by voters ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash