Kingdom Day Parade Comes!
Written by Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff Writer 16 January 2013
  Founder, Chairman & President/CEO of Martin Luther King Parade, Larry E. Grant passed away last year. The MLK Parade continues to be a beacon of hope, peace and unity The annual parade in ... read more >>
Gueye Health and Beauty
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 09 January 2013
    Happy Time Herbs & Vitamins Kiosk in the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Mall has what you need. “Quality is not negotiable,” is the motto at Gueye’s Health and Beauty located on the first ... read more >>
Teacher Spotlight: Stacey Joy
Written by Shannen Hill, Sentinel Intern 09 January 2013
    “For me, teaching was my destiny, because I had no other plans or wishes to do anything else,”—Stacey Joy      The Baldwin Hills Elementary teacher wins “Teacher of the Year Award.” Stacey ... read more >>
Chipotle Is Coming To Crenshaw!
Written by Sentinel Newswire 09 January 2013
  Captions: It means serving the very best sustainably raised food possible with an eye to great taste, great nutrition and great value.—via Chipotle.comThe Mexican fast food restaurant is settling ... read more >>
2012 Review: Historical Sites
Written by Sentinel Staff News 02 January 2013
  The Crenshaw District is rich with historical sites that hold relevance for the Black community in this area. Many of them were highlighted in 2012 including Leimert Park, Sugar Hill and Wellington ... read more >>
2012 Review: Business of the Year
Written by Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff Writer 02 January 2013
Owner of Radiance Boutique & Specialty Shop, Ruby Cottle Radiance Boutique & Specialty Shop has been going over 40 years strong in the community. Owner, Ruby Cottle credits her longevity to ... read more >>
2012 Review: Educator Of The Year
Written by Sentinel Staff News 02 January 2013
  Educator, Daphne Bradford Daphne Bradford made great strides with youth in the community in 2012 with great results. She has helped Crenshaw High School students get certifications in digital media, ... read more >>
2012 Review: Crenshaw District
Written by Sentinel Staff News 02 January 2013
  The year of 2012 witnessed new developments, business and revivals in the Crenshaw District. The arrival of the Metro Line, the renovations to the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza and reinvigoration ... read more >>
2012 Review: The Endeavour
Written by Sentinel Staff News 02 January 2013
  Photo by Troy Tieuel The community came out in groves to watch the Space Shuttle Endeavour coast through the Crenshaw District. After several stops on it’s way to California, the space shuttle ... read more >>
2012 Review: Taste of Soul
Written by Sentinel Staff News 02 January 2013
  Sentinel Photo Taste of Soul drew a record breaking 300,000 people to Crenshaw Blvd. to partake in one of the biggest festivals in Los Angeles. The 7th annual 'Taste of Soul' even further established ... read more >>
Local Group Targets Discriminating Database
Written by Sentinel Newswire 02 January 2013
  The Youth Justice Coalition is drawing attention to database that may do more harm than good. Recently, The Youth Justice Coalition (YJC) officially released their new report “Tracked and Trapped” ... read more >>
Having A Merry Christmas On The ‘Shaw
Written by Sentinel Newswire 19 December 2012
    Make sure the holidays are filled with joy with easy tips  Find ways to make sure your holiday seasons are filled with yuletide and joy instead of gloom. Christmas is held as the most joyous ... read more >>
Mi Mi’s Natural: ‘Body Care and Healthy Indulgence’
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 19 December 2012
   The kiosk full of body butters, massage oils, bath soaps and more is located inside the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, just a few steps away from the food court.   The best thing about MiMi’s ... read more >>
Grocery Store Boogie
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 12 December 2012
      Multiple stores are coming and going in the Crenshaw District. Community supermarkets are currently in a state of flux, change—and some may not even get started. The markets in the neighborhood ... read more >>
Santa Claus is Coming to Town!
Written by Sentinel Newswire 12 December 2012
  Santa Claus at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza! Ho, Ho, Ho! Merry Christmas… at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza that is. Until December 24, Santa Claus will be available for photos in front of the giant ... read more >>
Street Vendors on Crenshaw
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Sentinel Staff Writer) 12 December 2012
  Willard showing off his oils and Obama caps Nichole, beauty products and accessories “I honor people… anybody out here doing this, because they could be at home not doing anything,” declared ... read more >>
Buffalo Wild Wings
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 10 December 2012
  Welcome to Buffalo Wild Wings! The restaurant has been going one year strong and continues to be the place for food and sports on the 'Shaw. Buffalo Wild Wings (BWW) celebrated its grand opening ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel Newswire 05 December 2012
  The Southeast Symphony has been an integral part of the community and has been in continuous existence since 1948, when it was founded by Mabel Massengill-Gunn The Southeast Symphony Association, ... read more >>
Holman United Methodist Church
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 05 December 2012
    Holman United Methodist Church Since 1945, Holman has been a church the African American community could call home.   Holman United Methodist Church (HUMC) is a church anybody could call ... read more >>
Cardio Kick!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 05 December 2012
Cardio Kick at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza photo by Brian W. Carter Be sure to go and get some frustrations out for free at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. They’re kicking, punching and ... read more >>
Hot Chocolate Nutcracker is back!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 30 November 2012
  A scene from Hot Chocolate Nutcracker Photo by Lee Tonks  Cinnamon, sugar, candy and spice…chocolate soldiers and some bad little mice…little Kara dreamin’ bout Russia and Candy Cane Lane…drinking ... read more >>
Over 5,000 Fed On Thanksgiving
Written by Sentinel Newswire 30 November 2012
  Carrying on the legacy of the late Rev. Dr. Mozel Sanders, Bishop Richard D. Sanders saw the immediate need in his community. This year, with the goal of feeding five thousand people, Bishop set out ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel Newswire 30 November 2012
  Local historian, Cynthia Exum (L), with co-author Maty Guiza-Liemert of  Images of America Leimert Park Local historian, Cynthia Exum, and co-author of Images of America Leimert Park  Event ... read more >>
College Bound Alumnus Assists In Carrying the Torch
Written by Ashley Nash, Sentinel Intern 30 November 2012
  Dr. Kirk Kirkwood, Vice President of Educational Services at College Bound Vice President of Educational Services at College Bound, Dr. Kirk Kirkwood speaks on the program that’s “changing attitudes ... read more >>
Peanut Man
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 30 November 2012
    Steven Conaway has been selling roasted peanuts for over 30 years.   You scream…I Scream…We All Scream For…Peanuts? Hot-roasted peanuts on Crenshaw seem to be the order of the day. It’s ... read more >>