Sentinel Intern of the Week: Biko N. Poindexter-Hodge
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 21 August 2010
 Biko N. Poindexter-Hodge, Sentinel InternBiko Nicholas Poindexter-Hodge is a junior at Pierce Community College in Woodland Hills, CA. He is majoring in Journalism with a minor in Art. Poindexter-Hodge ... read more >>
Locke HS Students Show Impressive Gain in All Subjects
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2010
Under Green Dot's Management the Amount of Proficient Students Nearly Doubles in English and Nearly Quadruples in Math Los Angeles, CA — Green Dot Public Schools today shared their standardized test ... read more >>
Challengers Boys & Girls Club
Written by Brian Grant (Sentinel Intern) 19 August 2010
The Boys and Girls club helps young kids to develop confidence, character and seek out a brighter future.Brian GrantSentinel InternIt all started in 1968, with a pick up truck and a man with a dream. Lou ... read more >>
The Mervyn M. Dymally School of Nursing
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 August 2010
 The Mervyn M. Dymally Nursing SchoolNamed in honor of one of the nation's political pioneers, the school is housed on the Charles R. Drew University campus in a newly-built, state-of-the-art science ... read more >>
Back 2 School Kicks Off Next Month!!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 19 August 2010
The 12th Annual Health & Family Festival continues to give health checks, school supplies and lots of fun for the family.By Brian W. CarterSentinel Staff WriterIt's August and that means it's time ... read more >>
Back to School with the Latest in Technology
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 14 August 2010
 Notebooks, binders, and school products aren't confined to just the classroom and homeworkBy Cheryl Tillman LeeFamily EditorSummer is nearly over and it's almost time to trade in the beach towel for ... read more >>
Alpha Kappa Alpha tees off for scholarships
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 14 August 2010
 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Tau Tau Omega Chapter (Santa Monica)By Jason LewisA leisurely day of golf, some of the most intelligent black women in Los Angeles, all pretty in pink and green, makes ... read more >>
Didi Hirsch to Hold 5K Run/Walk for Suicide Prevention
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 August 2010
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services will hold its 12th annual Alive & Running 5K Walk/Run for Suicide Prevention on Sunday, September 26. A "Kiddie-K" (1K) will follow the 5K, just north of LAX at West ... read more >>
Is That Fried Chicken Wing Worth It?
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 August 2010
 Dr. Sharon Allison-OtteyDr. Sharon’s book “Is That Fried Chicken Wing Worth It?”Dr. Sharon Brings Her Health Message to the Yolanda Adams Health & Wellness TourMedical doctor, lecturer, novelist ... read more >>
An Ultimate Transformation Moment: Walking – The Foundation to Fitness
Written by Erich “Coach E” Nall 12 August 2010
 By Erich "Coach E" NallThis week's Ultimate Transformation Moment highlights walking. Walking is the most basic foundation to fitness. Walking is a gentle and low impact exercise that can gradually ease ... read more >>
Buckingham University: The Future of Our Community
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 12 August 2010
 (Left to right) Ralph Dawson, Ph.D., George M. Bell, D.Min., Kenneth M. Orduna, Ph.D.Buckingham Univerisity plans to establish itself as a community center for knowledge, leadership and Christian values.By ... read more >>
Affordable Fun in the Sun
Written by Fehintola Opanubi (Intern) 12 August 2010
 There shouldn't be a price tag or limits to what can be experienced this summer, especially when there are numerous FREE activities to engage in doing.By Fehintola OpanubiSentinel InternWith today's ... read more >>
Ralphs ‘Signature’ Store Opens
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 12 August 2010
 The New and Improved RalphsAmidst a live music band and an outside grill, the supermarket giant debuts a new and improved kind of super-store based on customer input.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing ... read more >>
Spotlight: Sentinel Interns of the Week
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 12 August 2010
 Brian Grant, Sentinel Intern (Photo by Brian W. Carter)Brian GrantBrian Grant is an intern within the Executive and Editorial Department at the Sentinel. Grant is 18 years old and will be a sophomore ... read more >>
Washington Prep Hosts Fundraiser
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor), Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) & Kaylee Davis (Intern) 12 August 2010
 Past participants of European TourA $10 spaghetti dinner fundraiser to support 25 secondary students traveling to Paris and Madrid will be held on Saturday, August 21, at the Century Community Charter ... read more >>
More than 20 World Debuts Planned for 2010 Auto Show
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 August 2010
A Total of 40 Vehicle Debuts Already Anticipated at the Nov. 17 and 18 Press DaysThe Los Angeles Auto Show announced that more than 20 World Debuts are confirmed for the 2010 Press Days, Nov. 17 and 18. ... read more >>
On Energy and Our Environment
Written by Jeffrey Richardson 06 August 2010
 Jeffrey RichardsonCOLUMN: On Energy and Our EnvironmentBy Jeffrey Richardson(I look forward to sharing information with you through this column On Energy and Our Environment and offer my thanks to the ... read more >>
Summer Child Safety
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
Summer activities are a favorite among young children, from playing on swings to swimming in cool water. But spending more time outside near garages, pools, lakes, and playground equipment can increase ... read more >>
Whooping Cough Epidemic Grows
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
Health Officials Urge Vaccination and Timely DiagnosisCalifornia's epidemic of pertussis (whooping cough) shows no signs of slowing, Dr. Mark Horton, director of the California Department of Public Health ... read more >>
The Mathematics Behind Weight Loss
Written by Erich “Coach E” Nall 06 August 2010
An Ultimate Transformation MomentThis week's Ultimate Transformation Moment takes a look at weight loss and the mathematics behind weight loss. By Erich "Coach E" NallAs a society, people are constantly ... read more >>
Let’s Get Your Move On at Fit Family Fun Fest
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
Judge Hatchett's 'ParentPowerNow!' and the Aetna kick off Functional Fitness with the support of actress Tichina Arnold Aetna and Judge Glenda Hatchett, judicial powerhouse and celebrity personality, ... read more >>
The link between Weed and Schizophrenia
Written by Tony R. Wafford 06 August 2010
There is Nothing Wrong with Smoking a Little Weed, if you're Cool with a Life of Schizophrenia!By Tony R. WaffordEvery since I can remember, I've heard people saying, "It is okay to smoke reefer, weed, ... read more >>
Scholarship in Its Purest Form
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
When thank you just isn't enough, what do I say? I have found that in college "thank you" is a phrase often felt, but seldom spoken. This is because if we were to critically think of all the people who ... read more >>
Sentinel Interns of the Week Spotlight
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 06 August 2010
Sharifa McCauley Sharifa McCauley is an intern at the Sentinel within the Executive Department. She has contributed to the Editorial Department writing book reviews and proofing stories. McCauley is ... read more >>
Crenshaw High School Awarded Two-Year WASC Accreditation
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2010
LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines congratulates Crenshaw High School for demonstrated successCrenshaw High School was granted a full two-year accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges ... read more >>