Special Needs Network 9th Annual Legislative Breakfast
Written by Sentinel News Wire 16 April 2015
Los Angeles County Supervisor, Mark Ridley-Thomas,  Areva Martin, Esq.,founder of Special Needs Network and Assembly member, Sebastian Ridley-Thomas This year’s breakfast was held in conjunction ... read more >>
South L.A. Teens Receive Free Formalwear for Prom and Graduation during 13th Annual Cinderella and Prince Charming Project
Written by Sentinel News Wire 16 April 2015
Thousands of South L.A. teens got formalwear and ballroom dance classes A Place Called Home gives boys and girls a chance to go to their proms in style and prepare for the future On April 10, more ... read more >>
Segment of Crenshaw Boulevard to Close Nine Consecutive Days
Written by Sentinel News Wire 10 April 2015
  Crenshaw Boulevard, between Exposition Boulevard and Coliseum Street, will be closed to traffic for approximately nine consecutive days beginning Friday, April 10 at 9 p.m. to replace a 66 inch sewer ... read more >>
Community Clean Up a Success
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Staff Writer 02 April 2015
Representatives from L.A. Sanitation, Copy City, Mothers In Action, Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas' Office, and L.A. Sentinel Newspaper. (Photo by Valerie Goodloe)   Community service clean-up ... read more >>
First Annual Leimert Literary Festival
Written by Sentinel News Wire 02 April 2015
A nominee for California state poet laureate, Wanda Coleman was considered “The Poet Laureate of South Central” or “The Poet Laureate of Venice. Courtesy Photo  TributeTo Wanda Coleman: High ... read more >>
Production Company to Start Screenwriting Scholarship Fund at USC
Written by Danielle Cralle, Contributing Writer 02 April 2015
Quincy Newell Jeff Clanagan Major production company Codeblack Films is partnering with the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) to create a scholarship fund to support ... read more >>
Metro Board Takes Steps Toward Affordable Housing
Written by City News Service 02 April 2015
The Metro board agreed recently, to look into steps for ensuring affordable housing is built around public transportation hubs, including creating a $10 million fund and setting a goal of building 35 ... read more >>
Kaiser Permanente Hosts Basketball Clinic For Special Olympics Athletes
Written by Sentinel News Wire 26 March 2015
  Total Health Ambassador Chris Paul enhances athletes in anticipation for Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 On Saturday, March 21, eight-time NBA All-Star Chris Paul joined Kaiser Permanente ... read more >>
APLA Health & Wellness Chief Operating Officer Vallerie Wagner to Receive Advocate Award
Written by Sentinel News Wire 26 March 2015
  Vallerie Wagner Courtesy Photo First annual Truth Awards Ceremony to take place Saturday, March 28, 2015, at 7 p.m. at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) and APLA Health ... read more >>
Autism Experts, Elected Officials Aim To Address The Need In Underserved Communities
Written by Sentinel News Wire 19 March 2015
  This first-of-its-kind community advisory board plans to tackle and discuss how this information can be disseminated in the community. One of the group’s primary tasks is to look at ways to address ... read more >>
New Changes to Medicare and Medi-Cal Impact South L.A. Seniors
Written by Sentinel News Wire 12 March 2015
  Outreach, engagement and education are greatly needed especially among African American seniors and their caregivers, many of whom are impacted by the new changes to Medicare and Medi-Cal under Cal ... read more >>
Kaiser Permanente Recruits Minorities During Employment Informational
Written by Sentinel News Wire 05 March 2015
Kaiser Permanente is committed to utilizing local minority, women, small and disabled veteran-owned businesses in its workforce to the maximum extent possible for this project. Photo Courstey of Kaiser ... read more >>
Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Marches from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama
Written by Sentinel News Wire 05 March 2015
Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers The Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers present their production of “Bridges” on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at St. Bernadette Church in the Baldwin Hills community of Los Angeles. ... read more >>
Jamaican Multi-Media Artist Yrneh Gabon Brown’s Visibly Invisible Closes at CAAM
Written by Sentinel News Wire 05 March 2015
Yrneh Gabon Brown Jamaican Artist, Yrneh Gabon Brown closed his “Visibly Invisible” exhibition that ran from August 29, 2014 to March 1, 2015 at California African American Museum (CAAM) located ... read more >>
Local Center Edifies In Art and Culture
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 27 February 2015
Classical composer, William Grant Still Courtesy Photo The William Grant Still Arts Center is continuing the art of collecting, educating and sharing with future generations. It is said that the ... read more >>
Nielsen exec, Hill Harper join together to discuss Black buying power, business acumen
Written by Danielle Cralle, Contributing Writer 27 February 2015
  Hill Harper and Nielsen executive Cheryl Pearson-McNeil spoke to a group of people at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza on Wednesday, February 18. Photo Credit: DVR Productions Baldwin Hills Crenshaw ... read more >>
Marching For Tomorrow
Written by Staff Report 20 February 2015
Nolan Rollins, President of Los Angeles Urban League Photo by Brian W. Carter Senator Isadore Hall Courtesy Photo Yolanda "Yo-Yo" Whitaker Sentinel File Photo The voices of African and African ... read more >>
French Hornist Gives Back
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 February 2015
  Sidney Muldrow has played alongside musical giants such as LA Philharmonic, Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye, Frank Sinatra, Alicia Keyes and many others Couresty ... read more >>
Sentinel Recognizes US Bank During Black History Month
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 20 February 2015
It’s one of many banks that make a real effort to give back to the community. When most think of banks, a number of thoughts and ideas may come to mind with the most glaring memory being the bank ... read more >>
The 23rd Annual Pan African Film and Arts Festival
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 05 February 2015
  PAFF has premiered a host of top black films including Think Like a Man, Free Angela and All Political Prisoners, About Last Night, Love & Basketball, and many more. The centerpiece of Baldwin ... read more >>
Crenshaw/LAX Weekly Project-Area Updates 1.29.15-2.5.15
Written by Kinya Claiborne, LACMTA- Metro 30 January 2015
EAT SHOP PLAY CRENSHAW - TAKE THE PLEDGE! Support Crenshaw Businesses and Win Cash Prizes! The Eat, Shop, Play Crenshaw campaign encourages the local community to support Crenshaw area businesses, ... read more >>
Congresswoman Janice Hahn Welcomed Local Guests in Washington, DC
Written by Courtesy of Office of Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) 29 January 2015
Community members were invited by the Administration to be special guests of the recent State of the Union Address. Congresswoman Janice Hahn with LAPD Captain Phillip Tingirides and his wife Sergeant ... read more >>
Carl Weber Book Signing in Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 January 2015
14-time New York Times best-selling author, Carl Weber 14-time New York Times best-selling author Carl Weber will be signing copies of his new book, "The Family Business 3." On Thursday, February ... read more >>
Good Workout Waiting At The Eastern Ridgeline Trail
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 22 January 2015
Get sculpted shoulders Work your obliques The trail offers a free way to get in good shape while taking in a great view. It’s January and many are well into their New Year’s resolutions to ... read more >>
Local Health Clinic Receives Recognition
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 January 2015
“Providing the communities we are so privileged to serve with excellent, high quality, low cost health care is of critical importance to us,” said Ms. Risë K. Philips, President and CEO of T.H.E. ... read more >>