A Big Earthquake to Come? Get Prepared!
Written by Kaylee Davis (Intern) 22 July 2010
 Sentinel interviews Firefighter Jayson Johnson on earthquake safety. Brian Carter for SentinelWith a large earthquake on the possible horizon, Californians must prepare for the worst.By Kaylee DavisSentinel ... read more >>
Gang Prevention Program goes to the college campus
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 July 2010
 Khalid ShahThe success of an inner-city gang prevention and intervention program, combined with the support of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, moves to the Inland EmpireBy Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
Holman UMC Puts Kids to Work this summer
Written by Kaylee Davis (Intern) 22 July 2010
  Holman ‘Jobs For Kids Program’ intern, Brain T. Grant (Photo by Brian W. Carter) In spite of a poor economy, the church found a way to get teens employed.By Kaylee DavisSentinel InternThis summer ... read more >>
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority on Fire to Serve
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 July 2010
  ALL SMILES: Phaebra Croft, International Boule Hostess and Shari-lyn Gordon-Jackson, Local Boule Hostess. SIGMA GAMMA RHO ICON: Dr. Gensa B. Scott honoring the children’s Chair at Grant A.M.E. during ... read more >>
New Book Shares How to Overcome Suffering from Discrimination
Written by Janet Alston Jackson (Contributing Writer) 15 July 2010
 Sister JewelZen Master Influenced Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.By Janet Alston JacksonContributing writerDriving up the steep mountain in Escondido, California, I didn't know what to expect. I had read ... read more >>
Southeast Symphony to hold concert featuring local youth
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 July 2010
 Nicholas KingThe Southeast Symphony (SESA) will close its 2009-2010 Season with another spectacular concert at the Walt Disney Concert Hall at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 18, 2010 (the third Sunday in July).This ... read more >>
African American Circus Ringmaster
Written by Janet Alston Jackson (Contributing Writer) 08 July 2010
 Johnathan Lee IversonEXCLUSIVE TO THE SENTINELAfrican American circus ringmaster is having a great time making history.By Janet Alston JacksonContributing Writer for the Sentinel"Ladieeeeees and gentlemen, ... read more >>
National Action Network Joins L.A. Black Pride, at the Beach Event
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
 Tony R. Wafford, Health and Wellness Director for the National Action Network and the Project Coordinator for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative, ... read more >>
50 Schools in 37th District Qualify to Compete for $416 Million
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
 Congresswoman Laura RichardsonFifty Schools in 37th District Qualify to Compete for a Portion of Nearly $416 Million California School Improvement GrantToday, Congresswoman Laura Richardson announced ... read more >>
GLAAACC Education Fund & Foundation Awards $26,500
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
 GLAAACC award is for deserving Los Angeles graduating high school seniorsNine deserving students from underserved communities each now have additional scholarship funds for their college educations. ... read more >>
Weight-Loss and Nutrition Myths: How Much Do You Really know?
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
Weight-Loss and Nutrition Myths: How Much Do You Really know? Myth: Fad diets work for permanent weight loss.Fact: Fad diets are not the best way to lose weight and keep it off. Fad diets often promise ... read more >>
World No Tobacco Day focuses on gender and tobacco
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
World No Tobacco Day focuses on gender and tobaccoEmphasis on marketing to women. Make this the day you stop smoking for good!The CDC joins its tobacco control partners to celebrate World No Tobacco Day ... read more >>
Doctors Urged to Screen Youngsters for Alcohol Use
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
 Doctors Urged to Screen Youngsters for Alcohol Use Children as young as middle-schoolers should be screened on their use of alcohol, according to Dr. Patricia Kokotailo, director of adolescent medicine ... read more >>
Mix Up Your Beverages and Drink Moderate Amounts
Written by Super User 08 July 2010
 Mix Up Your Beverages and Drink Moderate Amounts "Drink your liquids" is not just a summertime mantra. What you drink and in what quantity has a huge effect on your kidneys and other organs, year-round, ... read more >>
Moms Need Vaccinations Too
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
Moms Need Vaccinations Too Vaccinations don't end at childhood. Mothers-to-be or new mothers should remember to get booster vaccinations to prevent whooping cough in their babies. That's the advice of ... read more >>
Learning about Burning
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
Learning about Burning The next time you are sitting around the campfire for s'mores or flipping hamburgers at a family cookout, make sure the kids are kept out of harm's way. "Fire is a mysterious attraction ... read more >>
The Three Anti-Aging Ingredients That REALLY Work
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
The Three Anti-Aging Ingredients That REALLY WorkYou don't need a chemistry degree to figure out what skin-care products are right for you. "Between all the ads that claim the latest skin-care miracles, ... read more >>
Supvr. Ridley-Thomas Helps Launch Summer Arts Internship Program
Written by Super User 08 July 2010
Supvr. Ridley-Thomas Helps Launch Summer Arts Internship Program75 College Students to participateSupervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas welcomed 75 excited interns who will begin paid internships at arts programs ... read more >>
Fremont H.S. Opens as a Restructured Campus
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
Fremont H.S. Opens as a Restructured CampusCelebrates First Day of SchoolFremont High School, restructured to raise student performance and achievement, and celebrated the first day of school Tuesday, ... read more >>
LAABP Youth Scholars — City Executives
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2010
LAABP Officers - (from left) Cora J. Fossett, David Jackson, Mignon Washington, DeMarlo Sims, Amber Johnson, Henry Chisom, Sharon Loudd, and Adriene Murphy.  Not pictured are Terrence Montgomery, ... read more >>
Crenshaw High School Student-run Cheesecake Business
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2010
 The Crenshaw High School (CHS) student business "TastE" Cakes has landed the cheesecakes at the Crenshaw & Coliseum Starbucks store. The Starbucks connection started with the relationship between ... read more >>
Intervention Lowered Obesity Rate in Youth at High Diabetes Risk
Written by Super User 01 July 2010
Intervention Lowered Obesity Rate in Youth at High Diabetes Risk, HEALTHY Study FindsAn intervention in middle schools lowered the obesity rate in students at highest risk for type 2 diabetes, those who ... read more >>
Safe Summer Fun for Kids
Written by Kris Perry 01 July 2010
 Safe Summer Fun for KidsAfrican American Children More at Risk of DrowningKris Perry, Executive Director First 5 CaliforniaSummer activities are a favorite among young children, from playing on swings ... read more >>
"Outsmarting Brain Tumors"
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 July 2010
"Outsmarting Brain Tumors""Outsmarting Brain Tumors," a free conference on brain tumors for patients, families and caregivers" will offer up-to-date information on the most recent advances in the diagnosis ... read more >>
Believe and Achieve Christian Childcare and Preschool Graduation Day
Written by Kaylee Davis (Intern) 01 July 2010
Believe and Achieve Christian Childcare and Preschool Graduation DayBy Kaylee Davis Sentinel InternOn Sunday, Believe and Achieve Christian Childcare and Preschool held an elaborate graduation and awards ... read more >>

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