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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 >>
Nursing Homes to Receive Letter Grades
Written by City News Service 29 November 2007
CNS - Letter grades similar to those posted in restaurants may be used soon at nursing and convalescent homes, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors said. The board has approved a motion by Supervisor ... read more >>
Studies Continue to Link Red Wine to Heart Disease Prevention
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 29 November 2007
Women who drink wine have less inflammation in their blood vessels, a new study shows. The findings were released in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers studied women after four weeks ... read more >>
4 Patients Get HIV From Organ Donor
Written by Associated Press 22 November 2007
A troubling case in which a high-risk organ donor infected four patients with the AIDS virus and hepatitis has led medical ethicists to warn that patients need to know more about whose organs they’re ... read more >>
City Schools Gain, Yet Still Lag Nation
Written by Nancy Zuckerbrod, Associated Press 22 November 2007
AP - Students in selected city schools are making modest gains on math and reading tests, but they continue to lag behind their counterparts nationwide, scores released Nov. 15 show. Eleven urban school ... read more >>
Synergy Surges Ahead
Written by Christine Sabathia 22 November 2007
 Christine Sabathia/Sentinel photoSynergy Charter Academy’s kindergarten students participate in a morning reading lesson.Working together as one is how Synergy Charter Academy believes its ... read more >>
Diabetes Drug to Warn of Risk to Heart
Written by Associated Press 22 November 2007
AP - The government slapped a prominent, though confusing, warning on the popular diabetes drug Avandia on Wednesday—telling patients that it may, or may not, increase the risk of heart attacks. ... read more >>
Thankful for a Second Chance
Written by Christine Sabathia 22 November 2007
There’s no better gift than that of life, and to be given a second chance is an opportunity for which one Jacob Ramsey is absolutely thankful. After losing his wife, home and “mind” ... read more >>
Youths Say: What's Democrat, Republican?
Written by Kelly Mahoney, Associated Press 15 November 2007
AP - Visions of Republican elephants and Democratic donkeys are out. Today’s young adults don’t think red or blue either when they describe the two major political parties. To them, Democrats ... read more >>
Student Profile: Quinton Embry
Written by Christine Sabathia 15 November 2007
Life for 17-year-old Quinton Embry is, in his own word, “alright.” He lives in Compton with his mother and two young sisters. He is a senior at Dominguez High School with hopes of making ... read more >>
Lack of Sleep May Lead to Fatter Kids
Written by Associated Press 08 November 2007
AP - Here’s another reason to get the kids to bed early: More sleep may lower their risk of becoming obese. Researchers have found that every additional hour per night a third-grader spends sleeping ... read more >>
Centinela Hospital Changes Hands
Written by City News Service 08 November 2007
CNS - An Inland Empire-based company has purchased the struggling Centinela Hospital Medical Center in Inglewood, which has seen a sharp rise in emergency patients since Martin Luther King Jr.-Harbor ... read more >>
Faster Heart Care: How One State Did It
Written by Associated Press 08 November 2007
AP - In an ideal world, every heart attack would end like Willard “Ziggy” Hill’s. Within 90 minutes of arriving at a small community hospital in North Carolina, he was having a blocked ... read more >>
Organization Calls for 'Greening' of School Yards
Written by Olusheyi Banjo 08 November 2007
People-for Parks-has developed a plan to reenergize the school system by greening school playgrounds and opening them for public use outside school hours. The organization’s president and vice ... read more >>
Junior Achievement Inspires Students at Emerson Elementary
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 08 November 2007
A member of the Junior Achievement of Southern California’s Board of Directors puts a smile on the face of a young student of Emerson Elementary School. The Junior Achievement of Southern California ... read more >>
AIDS Project Los Angeles Elects Seven Community Leaders to Board of Directors
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 01 November 2007
New Members Include a Mayor, Judge, Clinic Director and Entertainment ExecutivesAIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) recently announced the election of seven new members to its board of directors, drawn from ... read more >>

 

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