Mayor Villaraigosa Statement on LAUSD Board’s Layoff Reprieve
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 April 2009
Mayor Villaraigosa issued the following statement this week following the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education's decision to delay a vote on teacher layoffs in order to pursue other ... read more >>
Foster Parents for Underage Kittens and Puppies Needed
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 April 2009
The Los Angeles Department of Animal Services is currently recruiting volunteers to serve as foster parents to under-age kittens and puppies.Interested? Please fill out and submit a Foster Parent Application ... read more >>
Spelman Alumni Association of Los Angeles Host Gala Luncheon
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
On Sunday, March 8, The National Association of Spelman College-Los Angeles Chapter hosted their fifteenth annual gala luncheon honoring two local Spelman College heroes, Avis Ridley-Thomas and  ... read more >>
Egyptian Court No. 5 Daughters of Isis Plans Gala 100 B-Day Celebration
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
You are cordially invited to join Egyptian Court No. 5, Daughters of Isis as they embark on celebrating 100 years of charitable and community service.  Egyptian Court was organized April 20, ... read more >>
Bravo Mr. President
Written by Veronica Hendrix 26 March 2009
I've spent 15 years working on public policy issues that impact women and girls. At one juncture in my career I was a media and program director for a local commission for women in Los Angeles. ... read more >>
California Science Center's Discovery Ball Gala Successfully Attracts
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 26 March 2009
On Saturday, March 7, what happened at the California Science Center stayed at the Science Center at least for that evening. Since then however, the event has generated quite a buzz. The California ... read more >>
Untangling the Mysteries of the Brain
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
Scientists Tackle the Latest Frontier in Alzheimer's Disease Research By the year 2050, over 86 million people--or 21 percent of the total U.S. population--will be age 65 or older. Over that same ... read more >>
H.U.F. Awards and Scholarship Brunch To Take Place June 21
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
A call for nominations is currently underway for The Mablean Ephriam Foundation's Honoring Unsung Fathers (H.U.F.) Awards and Scholarship Brunch to be held on June 21. The Seventh Father's ... read more >>
The Community Resource Connection
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
On Saturday, March 28, www.HelpIsOnTheWayLA.org in community collaboration with www.GirlfriendsInChrist.org cordially invites you to attend the next Community Resource Connection meeting to be held ... read more >>
Third Annual Culinary Experience Gala
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
Flavors of Los Angeles Benefit's The American Liver Foundation The Greater Los Angeles Division of the American Liver Foundation (ALF) will hold its third annual Flavors of Los Angeles event ... read more >>
Lakers to hold 10th Annual Youth Basketball camp
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
The Los Angeles Lakers will conduct "Camp Lakers", presented by dazadi.com, a youth basketball camp for boys ages 9-18, this July in two sessions, it was announced by the team. The camps ... read more >>
Your Child's Math Skills: An Investment That Always Pays Off
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
You may be surprised to know that an investment in your child's education doesn't necessarily include a deposit into a college savings account. Studies show that a child's academic foundation ... read more >>
LAUSD Breaks Ground On Valley Region High School #9
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board Member Julie Korenstein joined community members to break ground on Valley Region High School #9 today. Valley Region High School #9, located on ... read more >>
Susan G. Komen for the Cure Presents An Evening with Xernona
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Susan G. Komen for the Cure(r)'s Circle of Promise has partnered with civil rights icon, television pioneer and national ambassador of Circle of Promise, Ms. Xernona Clayton to engage, educate ... read more >>
Fresh and Healthy Tips for Delicious Dinners
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Whether dining out or making a night of it at home, it's easy to turn everyday meals into special treats by adding healthy, versatile and affordable options. With more than 40 years of experience, ... read more >>
Cooking Up Some Fun--Without the Heat
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
The Complete Book of Raw Food, Second Edition. Five New Chefs and over 400 Recipes. The Complete Book of Raw Food is now in its second edition. This book has been recognized as the most widely accepted ... read more >>
Colon Cancer Test Encouraged by American Cancer Society
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
Prevention and Early Detection Can Save Lives. African Americans continue to have higher incidences and death rates than other populations   Despite overwhelming evidence that screening test ... read more >>
CDU Urgent Care Clinic Delivers High Quality Service
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 March 2009
The Charles Drew University Urgent Care Clinic is delivering high quality and affordable health care for South Los Angeles residents. The clinic is equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic testing ... read more >>
City Of L.A. Inaugural Women's Fest to Feature Free Tennis Clinic
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2009
Venus and Serena Williams Tennis Academy's Le George Mauldin to Host with Local Journalist   The L.A. City Commission on the Status of Women will host their inaugural Women's Festival ... read more >>
African American Heritage Month Poster Contest
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2009
Mayor Villaraigosa to Present Awards to Winners of Student   The contest invited students from kindergarten through high school to explore aspects of African American Heritage while showcasing ... read more >>
LAUSD Historical Artifacts Bring Art to Life
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2009
Some of the Los Angeles Unified School District's (LAUSD) most precious treasures including oil paintings, drawings, photos and memorabilia have been catalogued for all schools to share. The ... read more >>
Nutrition Myths Debunked
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2009
Folklore and food lore often get mixed into a goulash of advice on nutrition. Well-meant advice covers when and what to eat, but it can be difficult to sort out the facts. Just in time for March, ... read more >>
Fighting The Sickle Cell Anemia Stigma
Written by JR Perry (Special to Sentinel) 05 March 2009
There's quite a lot of stigma toward the whole subject of sickle cell anemia. People can feel guilty because they carry a gene and they choose not to talk about it. So they need to talk about ... read more >>
The Closeted Nature of Some Black Men
Written by Wilbert C. Jordan, M.D., MPH 05 March 2009
The American public has now heard of the term Men on the Down-Low. It has become the colloquial term to refer to Black men who are bi-sexual. The concept is not new, and there are been other terms ... read more >>
Dorsey Black History Month Celebration Features Jesse Jackson, Cotton Club
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 05 March 2009
Susan Miller Dorsey High School, affectionately referred to as Dorsey High School, in Central Los Angeles, recently culminated Black History Month activities with a school assembly celebration that ... read more >>

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