Children’s Vision Skills Changed through Learning
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
"You just aren't trying hard enough" is the criticism uttered by generations of parents to their seemingly bright children who have trouble reading, with schoolwork or playing sports. But effort or attitude ... read more >>
Celebrating 41 Years of Outstanding Service
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Dr. LeAndrea Fields-Robinson is a native of Texarkana, Texas. She is the fourth child born into a family of 18 brothers and sisters. She was educated in the public schools of Texarkana and graduated from ... read more >>
You're not alone
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
You're not alone - finding financial guidance during a life crisis Job loss, divorce, death of a spouse, serious illness or disability - it's hard to imagine experiencing a major life crisis. Unfortunately ... read more >>
California Black Women’s Health Project Honors Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
CALIFORNIA BLACK WOMEN'S HEALTH PROJECT HONORS ACTRESS SHERYL LEE RALPH AND OTHER "WOMEN WHO DARED" AT 15TH ANNIVERSARY BREAKFAST GALAThe California Black Women's Health Project (CABWHP) launched its 15th ... read more >>
Screen for Alzheimer's, Save Millions
Written by Denise Simpson 13 August 2009
Screen for Alzheimer's, Save MillionsAs the nation debates how to control costs as part of health-care reform, an Alzheimer's Disease researcher says early diagnosis and treatment of the disease could ... read more >>
Nutrients, Fats, Sugars and More
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
To determine the freshness of a fruit or vegetable, a person might squeeze, smell or even sneak a taste at the grocery store. However, when it comes to packaged foods, many Americans find it difficult ... read more >>
The Ultimate Gardening Workout
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
With all the bending, lifting and stretching involved, gardening can be a fun and effective workout--if you know how to make the most of it. Stacy Walters, registered kinesiotherapist, fitness director ... read more >>
14th Annual RACE FOR THE CURE at Iconic Dodger Stadium
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Susan G. Komen for the Cure Los Angeles County Affiliate Announces 14th Annual RACE FOR THE CURE at Iconic Dodger Stadium 2010 Race for the Cure and Kick-Off Events to Celebrate Breast Cancer Survivors ... read more >>
Aids Project L.A. to Challenge California Governor
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
AIDS PROJECT LOS ANGELES TO CHALLENGE CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR OVER UNCONSTITUTIONAL LINE-ITEM VETOESAgency, the state's hardest hit by "blue pencil" vetoes, contends governor violated constitutional authority; ... read more >>
MassMutual Announces Multicultural Scholarship Winners
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
MASSMUTUAL ANNOUNCES MULTICULTURALSCHOLARSHIP WINNERSCompany awards $60,000 in scholarships to students in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Houston, and San Francisco     Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance ... read more >>
Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Leads Group to Tennessee
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
SUPERVISOR RIDLEY-THOMAS LEADS GROUP TO HALEY FARM IN TENNESSEE TO ADVANCE PLANS FOR "FREEDOM SCHOOLS" IN SECOND SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas is leading a 10-member delegation to ... read more >>
Ashley Comments on the Appointment of Dr. Wilson Jr. to lead White House Initiative on HBCUs
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Ashley Comments on the Appointment of Dr. Wilson Jr. to lead White House Initiative on HBCUsHBCU Alumnus chosen to represent as liaison between administration and nation's 105 historically Black colleges ... read more >>
Hall Legislation to Increase Efficiency at LAUSD Signed Into Law
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Hall Legislation to Increase Efficiency at LAUSD Signed Into LawGovernor Arnold Schwarzenegger today signed AB 1293 into law by Assistant Speaker pro Tempore Isadore Hall (D- Compton), which will improve ... read more >>
AbilityFirst Brings Good Friends and New Friends Together
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2009
Among those attending the event were (left-right) AbilityFirst Committee Member Lena Echols; AbilityFirst President and CEO Lori Gangemi; Sempra Regional Director of Community Partnership Kimberly Freeman; ... read more >>
Help your teen put their best smile forward
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
New 21st century orthodontic solutions For the 21st century teen, a great smile isn't just for school photos, it's an everyday accessory that's seen on their Facebook and MySpace pages, during IM sessions, ... read more >>
“Just Be Ready” and Win a MacBook Laptop
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Art Contest Encourages Kids & Teens to Express How to Best Prepare for an Emergency LOS ANGELES - Could kids and teens survive an emergency if their life suddenly became unplugged from laptops, cell ... read more >>
Going to See The Good Doctor
Written by Special to the Sentinel 30 July 2009
Last week, I had the opportunity to get some empowering health insight and wisdom from Bariatrics Physician, Doctor Mignon Marquina. I caught up with her in the middle of her busy work day, in her Inglewood ... read more >>
CSU and Church Partners Provide a Gateway to College through Summer Algebra Institutes
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Effort targeted at closing the achievement gap and improving college-going rates for underrepresented students Hundreds of junior high school students are going to church to learn algebra. The California ... read more >>
President Obama, U.S. Secretary of Education Announce National Competition to Advance School Reform
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Obama Administration Starts $4.35 Billion "Race to the Top" Competition, Pledges a Total of $10 Billion for ReformsPresident Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that ... read more >>
New Center Aims To Close Achievement Gap In Schools
Written by Gail Berkley (Contributing Writer) 30 July 2009
A new weapon in the fight to close the achievement gap in education was unveiled recently in Sacramento. The California State University Center to Close the Achievement Gap, a partnership between the state's ... read more >>
Actress Tatyana Ali Launches Initiative Benefiting Students
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Millennium Momentum Foundation, Inc. announced today that its National Spokesperson and Actress Tatyana Ali, will be joined by Southern California civic leaders, corporate partners, and supporters to launch ... read more >>
Closing the Gap: Black Identity Development
Written by Taiesha Flenaugh (Contributing Writer) 30 July 2009
What makes some Black teenagers lose interest in school after achieving academic success in earlier grades? There are many causes for low academic achievement, but Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum's book, "Why ... read more >>
L.A. Marathon Day Changes Back to Sunday
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
L.A. Marathon Day Changes Back to SundayCNS--The City Council agreed today to move the Los Angeles Marathon back to a Sunday in March beginning next year, siding with runners who said holding the race ... read more >>
L.A. County Launches Its Most Comprehensive Campaign Ever to Encourage HIV Testing
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
L.A. County Launches Its Most Comprehensive Campaign Ever to Encourage HIV TestingUp to 70 percent of new HIV infections are spread by those who do not know they have HIVThis week the Los Angeles County, ... read more >>
Morgan Stanley to Launch "Million Meal Summer" Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
Morgan Stanley to Launch "Million Meal Summer" ProgramCompany Partners with Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club Members to Provide 8,000 Meals at two Sites in South Los AngelesIn an effort to feed ... read more >>

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