Nutrition Vital for Good Eyesight
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
Caring for eyes includes paying attention to nutrition, with recent studies showing a strong correlation between good nutrition and the prevention of age-related eye diseases. Approximately 43 million ... read more >>
Soul Cups to Host Free Cupcake Tasting
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
Say Cheese Cafe in Silverlake, Saturday, June 27On Saturday, June 27th, Soul Cups Cupcake and Catering owner and founder and Echo Park resident, Celeste Alleyne will showcase her cupcakes made with down ... read more >>
Canter’s Statement Regarding Passage of Teacher Quality Motion
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
LAUSD Boardmember Marlene Canter issued the following statement in response to passage of a the Teacher Quality motion by the LAUSD Board of Education to reform the labyrinthine and expensive process to ... read more >>
Final Celebration of the Charles Mingus - Son of Watts
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
                                           The booklet “Tales from the ... read more >>
LAUSD's Snack-off Competition
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
                                Students from Florence Griffith Joyner Elementary School prepare their peach ... read more >>
LA CARES to Host Mentors and Parents Reception
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
The Los Angeles CARES Mentoring Movement will hold a free Mentors & Partners Reception on Thursday, June 18, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, The Expo Center, 3980 S. Menlo Ave., Los Angeles. The theme for the event ... read more >>
Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines on Federal Stimulus Funds for Schools
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
Echoing President Obama's plan to use the federal stimulus money to save or create jobs, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines today said that the District's decentralization ... read more >>
SHIELDS for Families Receives Recognition
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
SHIELDS for Families' co-founder Kathryn Icehower at the 2009 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards. Recipients receive $125,000 and additional support from the Foundation.Icehower, a social worker ... read more >>
Sunday Spring Concerts in Inglewood
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
The City of Inglewood will host free concerts on Sundays during the month of June in the new Grevillea Art Park, located at 231 S. Grevillea Ave. The concerts will be held on Sunday June 14, 21, and 28, ... read more >>
Strategies for Keeping the Peace in Your Relationship
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
In the revolutionary new book, How God Changes Your Brain, Andrew Newberg, M.D. and Mark Robert Waldman share in an easy-to-read format, their latest research evidence how spiritual practices better your ... read more >>
How God Changes Your Brain
Written by Janet Alston Jackson (Contributing Writer) 04 June 2009
Listening to Mark Robert Waldman speak is mesmerizing. There is something about his voice that is alluring and calming. You're instantly transported back to childhood hearing your favorite bed-time story ... read more >>
Leaders Coordinate to prepare for potential public health emergencies
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health today hosted a workshop, titled "Managing a Public Health Crisis at your Doorstep," designed to educate elected officials and city managers to effectively ... read more >>
Food Corporation Honored for Bringing Hope to Children in Need
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
Panda Cares Receives Hillsides Community Angel Award With the purpose to promote the spirit of giving within Panda by directly serving the health and education needs of underserved children, Panda Cares ... read more >>
Semillas Community Schools Receives $250,000 Grant
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
Semillas Community Schools, a non-profit community-based educational organization committed to opening high quality charter schools in East Los Angeles, today announced it has received a grant of $250,000 ... read more >>
Over Four Thousand Parents Join the Parent Revolution
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
Mark Twain Middle School and Garfield High School Are at the Top of the Reform ListHundreds of parents throughout Los Angeles held a press conference today at Gertz-Ressler High School to mark the official ... read more >>
LAUSD Cuts the Ribbon
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board Member Julie Korenstein and California Assembly Member Felipe Fuentes joined students, parents, teachers and administrators of the Panorama City community ... read more >>
El Camino College Registration Underway
Written by Super User 04 June 2009
Registration for those planning to attend El Camino College begins June 1 for the summer session and fall semester.  Students may choose from three summer sessions, featuring a variety of day and evening ... read more >>
El Camino College MESA Students
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
Three El Camino College MESA (Math, Engineering, Science Achievement) students recently won prestigious NSF-MESA S-STEM Scholarships in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics. The three scholarships ... read more >>
Dr. Ivan Van Sertima
Written by Kwaku Person-Lynn, Ph.D. (Sentinel Contributing Writer) 04 June 2009
Anthropologist, linguist, educator and author with global influence.We just lost one of the most significant Afrikan world scholars to walk this earth. He leaped on the scene in the late 1970s, early 1980s ... read more >>
Tips to help grads get the edge on competition
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
As the recession continues to take its toll, college grads have to work harder to stand out. Businesses expect to hire 22 percent fewer recent grads in 2009, according to a survey by the National Association ... read more >>
8 ways to protect you and your family online
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
In this day and age, we all have to be careful about how we share information online. Browsing the Web is the single most popular activity on the PC -- with both the time people spend on the Web and the ... read more >>
College Scholarship Helps Students with Asthma
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
Even as the class of 2009 enjoys the milestones of their senior year, many are already well into their preparations for college. Scholarships are an important way for some students to help fund a college ... read more >>
New Exhibition Opening at the California African American Museum
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 May 2009
New Exhibition Erases Distinction Between Fine Arts and Crafts or Intuitive Art"Inside My Head: Intuitive Artists of African Descent," an exhibition opening at the California African American Museum (CAAM) ... read more >>
Mom Demands Quality Affordable Health Care
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2009
As part of her 17 state, 8,500 mile, cross-country tour on a customized purple schoolbus, mother and healthcare advocate Kathie McClure visited Children's Bureau's Magnolia Place Family Center in Los Angeles ... read more >>
Violette Neatley: Trailblazer for Women
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 14 May 2009
Violette Neatley Anderson has a few "firsts" attached to her lengthy resume. Most notably she was the first black woman to argue in front of the United States Supreme Court.Born in 1882 in London, England, ... read more >>

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