4th Annual South Los Angeles Health & Human Rights Convening To Be Held In Celebration of International Human Rights Day
Written by Sentinel New Service 28 November 2013
Coalition to make announcement on major funding initiative addressing health disparities through wellness trust in Los Angeles  On Tuesday, December 10, hundreds of policymakers, community leaders, union ... read more >>
Margo Batie in action on the rugby field.
Written by Jessica Fujimori, MIT News correspondent 28 November 2013
MIT senior, Margo Batie Photo by ALLEGRA BOVERMA MIT senior Margo Batie plays hard on the rugby field and works hard in the physics lab. Studying both physics and nuclear science and engineering at ... read more >>
Recycling Black Dollars Honors Elite
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 21 November 2013
(From Left-To-Right): Recycling Black Dollars 25th Annual Positive Side Awards Honorees: Paul C. Hudson, President/CEO, Ret. of Broadway Federal Bank, Tunua Thrash, Executive Director of West Los Angeles ... read more >>
Early Christmas For Community Kids
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 November 2013
3rd Annual Holiday Junior Tennis Clinic & Celebration Saturday, November 30th at Harvard Recreation Center  The 3rd Annual Holiday Kids Tennis Day, benefiting the Pete Brown Scholarship Fund and ... read more >>
Guardians of Love Foster Family Agency Recruits Resource Parents For Foster Youth
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 November 2013
Guardians of Love Foster Family Agency (FFA) is committed to providing services to children in need of foster family home placement. Since 1997, Guardians of Love, FFA has served Los Angeles, San Bernardino, ... read more >>
African American Indie Films At CAAM
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 15 November 2013
(Left-to-Right) Actors Darien Sills-Evans and Dorrian Missick attended CAAM screening of independent film, Big Words. photo by Brian W. Carter (Left-To-Right) Actress and model, Yaya Alafia and ... read more >>
Enrichment Counseling Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 November 2013
  Helping the community to become better parents Enrichment Counseling Center (ECC) presents “Making Parenting a Pleasure (MPAP),” a FREE interactive 13 week workshop that focuses on helping parents/caregivers ... read more >>
Shyan Selah Vists South L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 November 2013
Shyan Selah Musical artist, Shyan Selah will be returning to the Los Angeles area launching a unique community outreach tour via Starbucks the week of November 19. This is an unprecedented and unique ... read more >>
Support Black Businesses This Holiday Season
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 November 2013
The 4th Annual Small Business Saturday (SBS) on Nov. 30., which will be falling on the Saturday between "Black Friday" and  "Cyber Monday,”  serves as the official kickoff for the holiday shopping ... read more >>
R.S. Cooper & Associates
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 07 November 2013
    Contest winner, Surdalyer Brown with relative (left), pose with their brand new flat screen television along with Ron Cooper (right) of R.S. Cooper & Associates. Photo By Brian W. Carter The ... read more >>
Shop Around in Your Own Neighborhood at New Style Web
Written by Shonassee Shaver, Sentinel Contributing Writer 07 November 2013
Kerry Mewsome, owner of clothing boutique New Style Web is making sure fashion lives in the community. New Style Web clothing boutique offers the styles you’ll find in popular shopping malls and ... read more >>
PEARLS Academy: Helping girls to set goals, follow their dreams
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 07 November 2013
Rosa Johnson (middle in pink with necklace) started Pearls Academy to empower youth to seize their dreams and goals. Photo courtesy of Rosa Johnson Rosa Johnson established Preparing Early and Refining ... read more >>
Community Program Suffered During Shutdown
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 31 October 2013
“When the rest of the world bleeds, our communities hemorrhage,” said Loretta Jones about the recent government shutdown. “We do not have the kinds of resources other communities have.” The ... read more >>
“Crenshaw” Mixtape Makes History Rapper Nipsey Hussle Releases $100 Album
Written by Princess Manasseh, Sentinel Contributing Writer 31 October 2013
Hussle poses with his first $100 album sold Photo courtesy of Instagram niphussel   LEGENDARY SUPPORT: Jay Z spent $10,000 on 100 copies of the album and posted the picture to his website Photo ... read more >>
Union Bank, AHA Partner Up for Health Expo
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 31 October 2013
Union Bank and the American Heart Association health and wellness expo will provide information on healthcare and finance to the community. For the first time on Crenshaw Blvd. volunteers from Union ... read more >>
Taste of Soul Kicks off With VIP Reception
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 25 October 2013
  Metro CEO, Art Leahy along with Commissioner Jackie Dupont Walker give the thumbs up for this year's Taste of Soul. Event sponsors, Robert McNeill and Keith Wyatt welcome the Ivie McNeill & ... read more >>
Taste of Soul: Crenshaw’s Family Festival
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 17 October 2013
  Captions: Taste of Soul is one of the largest family festivals in Los Angeles and it’s right here on Crenshaw!   Once again, it’s that time of year when everybody comes out to have a good time. The ... read more >>
Glory Foods… Doing it Again at the Taste of Soul
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 17 October 2013
  Cashimier Smith on Glory Foods, “My job, I enjoy it, I enjoy talking to people, I love hearing the stories...” “I do a lot of events and I’ll tell you, there is nothing like this,” said ... read more >>
TOS Vendor: Get Your 'Grubon'
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 17 October 2013
  People will have a chance to get their grub on with this vendor for the first time at Taste of Soul. Taste of Soul (TOS) is never short on good food and has something for everybody. If you’re ... read more >>
Paulara Hawkins, Uniting the Community and Living Her Dream
Written by Ed Rice III, Sentinel Contributing Writer 17 October 2013
  Paulara Hawkins shares her aspirations: “I just want one of my creations to be the launching pad for another one of my creations, then another. I want to build my own empire. I want to become the ... read more >>
The Stars Come To Crenshaw
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 10 October 2013
One of many hopeful groups performed at the StarQuest Singing Competition Friday, Oct. 4 and 5. Photo By Brian W. Carter Talent takes to the stage at StarQuest 2013 If you were in the Baldwin Hills ... read more >>
Metro Urges Public to Pledge Sharing the Ride for a Chance to Win Prizes during California Rideshare Week
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 October 2013
“Ridesharing can help save money on gas and lessen the stress of the daily commute. And there's no better time to share the ride than during California Rideshare Week, ending on October 11,” says ... read more >>
Barbara Clark is Latest Performer in ‘Storytelling’ Series at IMA
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 10 October 2013
Institute of Musical Arts  “We think of what we do as ‘edutainment,’” explained Dawn Clark-Johnson, executive director Institute of Musical Arts in Los Angeles. The Institute, said Clark-Johnson, ... read more >>
Eastern Ridgeline Trail
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 October 2013
Eastern Ridgeline trail is a welcomed addition to the Kenneth Hahn State Recreation area and gives visitors more opportunities to get fit, spend time with family and enjoy a scenic view.  The new ... read more >>
Medicare Made Clear
Written by Jennifer Bihm 08 October 2013
“We opened the store because we saw a need here for Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers,” explained Southern California United Health Care Regional Sales Director Sandy D’Elia on why United ... read more >>