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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 >>
The Leaders Who Make Taste of Soul Possible
Written by Nicole Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer nicolew@lasentinel.net 12 September 2013
Taste of Soul Chairs Taste of Soul Co-Chairs Taste of Soul presents its Chairs and Co-Chairs Taste of Soul Creator and Sentinel Executive Publisher Danny Bakewell Sr. announced this week that ... read more >>
Wesson’s School Supply Fair Draws Hundreds
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 12 September 2013
Council President Herb Wesson congratulates Jenice Lacy, President of the “101 Enterprises Foundation” on the success of their recent School Supply Giveaway & Health Fair.” Getting ready for ... read more >>
Area Girls to Take New Strides as “Girls on the Run Expands its After-School Program”
Written by generalinfo@lasentinel.net 12 September 2013
LA Girls Show the Joy of Running and Pride in Reaching Goals at Girls on the Run 5K Event Earlier this Spring (Courtesy Photo) Program expands to Inglewood, Compton, and South LA’s 99th Street School Nearly ... read more >>
Assemblymember Hall Statement on Second HIV Transmission of Adult Film Actor
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement following a recent announcement that a 32-year old adult film actor has tested positive for HIV. The announcement came ... read more >>
Mitchell delivers 17,000 Signatures in support of bill to aid poor families
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
AB 271 would lift cap on CalWORKs aid to families when a baby is born Assemblymember Holly J. Mitchell delivered 17,000 signatures to Kevin De León, chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee recently ... read more >>
Waters Visits Harbor Hills Public Housing Development
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (right) chats with members of the Housing Authority The Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (HACoLA) welcomed Congresswoman Maxine Waters recently to the Harbor ... read more >>
Fast Food Workers Demand Significant Pay Raise
Written by City News Service 06 September 2013
Demonstrators supporting fast food workers protest outside a McDonald's, July 29, 2013, in New York's Union Square. (Credit: AP/John Minchillo) Fast food workers in the Los Angeles area launched a strike ... read more >>
JOE ADAMS: A True Living Legend from Watts to the World
Written by Kenneth Miller Asst. Managing Editor 06 September 2013
POWER, POISE & PRESTIGE: Legendary manager, actor and businessman Joe Adams is known as “The Man Behind The Man,” who guided the historical career of ‘The Genius’ Ray Charles, but the he ... read more >>
County Awards Scholarships to Section 8 and Public Housing Students
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
Housing Authority Resident Scholarships will Help Low-income Individuals Attend a 4-year University, Community College, or Vocational Program Through a partnership between the Housing Authority of the ... read more >>
CAAM Commemorates March on Washington with Special Panel Discussion and Exhibit
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
  Photo courtesy of Marty Cotwright (L-R) USC Professor Geoffrey Cowan, Rev. James Lawson, former L.A. Councilman Robert Farrell, retired L.A. Police Commissioner President John Mack, Rev. Cecil “Chip” ... read more >>
WESSON ANNOUNCES FREE SUMMER “MOVIES IN THE PARK”
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
Council President Herb Wesson congratulates winners of a new bicycle, a raffle prize at one of the “Movies in the Park” events. In what has become a summer tradition, Council President Herb J. Wesson, ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Partners with Major Corporations/ Legends for Annual Books and Basketball Camp
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 August 2013
(L-R) Charisse Bremond Weaver, President & CEO of the Brotherhood Crusade and La Shawn Stanford, Area Human Relation Manager, UPS (Sentinel File Photo)   La Shawn Stanford, UPS inspires ... read more >>
Sentinel Exclusive: Sebastian Ridley–Thomas: The Next Generation vies for Assembly
Written by KENNETH D. MILLER Sentinel Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 29 August 2013
  If elected he will follow the rich tradition of his mother and father in public service    The decision to run for political office is one based on a myriad of circumstances, but it’s ... read more >>
Street Poets Inc. Gives Voice to The Los Angeles Community
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer generalinfo@lasentinel.net 22 August 2013
Teaching artist Taylor Maxie is a passionate poet and lyricist Los Angeles Streets Speaks Poetically Street Poets Inc. is a nonprofit organization that uses poetry to help end gang warfare, violence ... read more >>
Holly Mitchell Bill would Authorize HIV Tests for Babies When Parent Can’t
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 22 August 2013
AB 506, which would allow a social worker to order an HIV test for an infant in temporary or full custody of the courts, when a parent or guardian is unavailable to provide consent, has been sent to ... read more >>
Assemblymember Holden’s Bill to Boost California Agriculture Approved in Key Senate Committee
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 22 August 2013
Assemblymember Chris Holden’s (D-Pasadena) legislation to promote California’s agricultural economy was overwhelmingly approved recently in the Senate Governmental Organization Committee. AB 199 ... read more >>
Wesson Breaks Ground at West Adams Heights Park
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 22 August 2013
Council President Herb Wesson (center) is joined by residents and community stakeholders at the West Adams Heights Park Ground Breaking. (Sentinel File Photo) Citing the need for more open space and ... read more >>
The Inaugural Cedric “The Entertainer” Celebrity Golf Classic: a Summer Success!
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 22 August 2013
Benefits Brotherhood Crusade, Kyles Family Foundation and The Boys and Girls Club of Camarillo Cedric “The Entertainer” said he was pleased to announce the launch of The Inaugural Cedric “The ... read more >>
Lois Hill-Hale Home Going Celebration
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 15 August 2013
Lois Hill-Hale Home Going Celebration FAME 2270 S. Harvard Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90018 Tuesday August 20th, 2013 @ 10:00am Reverend Chip Murray presiding    read more >>
LAPD Slapped with 300,000 Verdict for Excessive Force
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 15 August 2013
On August 9,  a federal jury awarded Rodney Sawyer, a 33-year old African-American single father, $300,000.00 against Los Angeles Police Department Officers Navaro Alvarro and Luis Bonilla for an illegal ... read more >>
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas raises $230,000 in his campaign for 54th Assembly District, expresses gratitude to supporters
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 15 August 2013
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas recently announced he has raised $230,000 in the first two months of his campaign for state Assembly’s 54th District. On June 30 Ridley-Thomas officially reported having ... read more >>
Sheriff Baca Answers his Critics: Focused on fifth term and commitment to Blacks
Written by KENNETH MILLER Sentinel Managing Editor 15 August 2013
As the sun begins to set on his fourth term as Los Angeles County Sheriff, Lee Baca has heard the critics who have urged him to retire, but has dared to fight on and intensify his focus on supporting ... read more >>
The Final Goodbyes to A Promising Teen
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor 15 August 2013
 MY BELOVED BROTHER: Ea Shoushtari and slain brother Bijan Shoushtari at his senior high prom gathering.  Photo Courtesy of Shoushtari Family ONE LOVE: Bijan Michael Shoushtari, who was shot ... read more >>
Metro: OCTA enforcing 20-hr closure of I-405 this weekend
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 14 August 2013
  Metro would like to make sure you are aware of OCTA’s planned 20-hour closure of theI-405 between I-605 and SR-22 this weekend (9 pm Saturday, 8/17 – 5 pm Sunday, 8/18). ... read more >>

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