Thursday, April 24, 2014
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New Federal Grant Will Prepare Graduates For High-Demand Careers
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 April 2014
Thanks to the recent $7 million grant, students will benefit from specialized instruction in certain fields, through work experience, internships and mentoring. Courtesy Photo Encourages Pathways ... read more >>
CATCH program: Helping to fight childhood obesity
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 17 April 2014
Nat Hutton, program coordinator of Pacific Oasis teaches kids about fiber during one of the CATCH program’s health lessons. (courtesy photo) The program engages adults and youth in adopting healthier ... read more >>
Garden Opened For Community
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 10 April 2014
  CRENSHAW STUDENTS IN THE GARDEN: (From L-T-R): Tyne White, 10th grade, Shyla Redding, 11th grade, Cyra Jones, 11th grade & Quran Thomas, 11th grade hold the fruits of hard work and dedication. The ... read more >>
Leimert Takes Steps Toward Re-Branding with Pop-Up Plaza and More
Written by Sahra Sulaiman, LA Streetsblog 03 April 2014
THE RE-BRANDING/MARKETING PANEL: Leimert Design Charrette featuring Armen Ross, president, Crenshaw Chamber of Commerce, Jan Perry, general manager, EDD, and Darrell Brown senior vice president Consumer ... read more >>
L.A. Office Furniture Owner, an L.A. Fixture for 60 Years
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 27 March 2014
Bertina Green, Walsh Shea community/vendor relations coordinator and a client of LAOF’s Frank Denkins (shown on left) courtesy photo Seventy-nine year old Frank Denkins, owner of L.A. Office Furniture ... read more >>
Positive Preliminary Results For Sickle Cell Treatment At Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 March 2014
Emmaus Life Sciences announces positive top-line results of its phase 3 clinical trial for sickle cell disease Emmaus Life Sciences, Inc. (the "Company," or "Emmaus"), a biopharmaceutical company dedicated ... read more >>
Family-to-Family Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 March 2014
It’s a 12-week course designed to help families of persons with mental illnesses. The Urban Los Angeles affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (or NAMI) will be sponsoring its Family-to-Family ... read more >>
Honda Campus All-Star Challenge Celebrates its 25th Anniversary
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 March 2014
Morgan State University, back-to-back national champions, look to three-peat at the 2014 25th anniversary Honda Campus All-Star Challenge Top students from 48 of the nation's Historically Black Colleges ... read more >>
Diamonds in the Raw Sponsored Workshop
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 13 March 2014
The free workshop is designed to empower young women to be successful, productive and highlight their inner beauty. Photo courtesy of Diamonds in the Raw Free workshop for teen girls 12-18 designed ... read more >>
Woman’s History Month Profile: Elona Williams
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 06 March 2014
Elona Williams on Rugby: “It’s full of passion and heart. You have to be really dedicated to play.” The international trip included a tour from Beijing to Shanghai to Hong Kong. Williams is ... read more >>
New Blended Learning Model at ICEF Holds No One Back, Leaves No One Behind
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 05 March 2014
First graders at Lou Dantzler complete lessons on laptops as part of Inner City Education Foundation’s  new blended learning model . A Frederick Douglass middle school student works on his math ... read more >>
Annual Pan African Film and Arts Festival Draws Thousands
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 20 February 2014
The Pan African Film and Arts Festival brought in more than 35,000 people from around the world to view films and showcases on display throughout the mall. Photo by Brian W. Carter Baldwin Hills Crenshaw ... read more >>
Metro to Hold First Crenshaw/LAX Construction Update Meeting
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 February 2014
Metro and Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) will host the first construction update meeting of 2014 on Thursday evening, Feb. 20, to provide the community with the latest information about the Crenshaw/LAX ... read more >>
Macy’s BHCP Celebrates Black History Month
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 13 February 2014
  (From Left-to-Right): Macy’s Caprice Willard, journalist and style expert, Constance White and supermodel icon, Beverly Johnson at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza’s Eras of Black Style event for ... read more >>
NAACP Image Award Nominee and Detroit Native hosts Premiere Screening of Upcoming Pilot
Written by Sentinel News Wire 13 February 2014
Electric Roots first episode will make its debut at the 22nd Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival. “Electric Roots” to debut at the 2014 Pan African Film & Arts Festival Electric Roots ... read more >>
The 22nd Annual Pan African Film Festival Celebrates Opening Night
Written by Maleena Lawrence, Sentinel Contributing Writer 13 February 2014
Charles Dutton received PAFF Lifetime Achievement Award (File Photo) PAFF opening night film “Of Good Report,” a South African film directed by Jahmil X.T. Qubeka (Courtesy Photo) REVIEW The ... read more >>
CicLAvia Coming to Leimert this Year
Written by City News Service 06 February 2014
Little girl on Wilshire Blvd. at CicLAvia 2013. CicLAvia, the organization that clears Los Angeles roads to make way for bicyclists, pedestrians and other non-motorized travelers, announced its roster ... read more >>
Free Arts “Tune-Up” Workshop For Individual Artists
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Arts organizations to take place on Feburary 22 in Leimert Park   Arts Tune-Up is a FREE one-day event, Saturday, Feburary 22 from 10am-1pm, offering expert advice, consultation and information to individual ... read more >>
Enrichment Counseling Center is back
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Certified course helps parents improve  skills is back Dr. Beverly “BAM” Crawford’s Enrichment Counseling Center (ECC) presents “Making Parenting a Pleasure (MPAP),” a free interactive 13 ... read more >>
National Black AIDS Awareness Day
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Black AIDS Institute sponsors series of events to commemorate National Black AIDS Awareness Day Friday, February 7th, is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). It's an opportunity for the nation ... read more >>
County Officials Dedicate Expanded Emergency/Trauma
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Surgery Building Serving Southbay Region Los Angeles County officials today joined hospital employees, former patients, community residents, and health care advocates for a ribbon-cutting ceremony dedicating ... read more >>
7’Eleven Celebrates Grand Opening
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 30 January 2014
7’Eleven staff, representatives of local officials, businesses and the community came out to celebrate the grand opening of 7’Eleven on Slauson Blvd. Photo by Brian W. Carter The new Slauson location ... read more >>
Annual Community Fruit Tree Giveaway Festival
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 January 2014
Serving the communities of Lennox, Inglewood, and South Los Angeles, this event it free and open to the public with 800 participating families anticipated The Social Justice Learning Institute (SJLI) ... read more >>
Martin Luther King Jr. Kingdom Day Parade
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 January 2014
 From marching bands to bicycle clubs and everything in between, everybody comes out to celebrate the dream. Steppin’ for the crowd Shake a tail feather Culture at its best Marching towards ... read more >>
Local school gearing up for Martin Luther King Jr. parade
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 January 2014
Transfiguration School will be participating in the parade this year. Transfiguration School, a pre-K-through-8 Catholic elementary school located in Leimert Park, is set to participate in the Martin ... read more >>

 

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