"Mentoring to Save A Generation"
Written by Torrence Brannon-Reese 05 March 2009
The 15th Annual Male Youth Conference, "Strategies for the Development of the African American Manchild" convened this past Saturday at Los Angeles Southwest Community College. The conference ... read more >>
In The Cut Barber Salon Community Announcement
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Honor Roll Students, In appreciation for all your good efforts and achievements in school this semester, In The Cut barber salon want to show our gratitude to you. To Our Honor Roll and straight ... read more >>
African American Men's Health and Empowerment Summit
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Sherri Shepherd, Dick Gregory and Norm Nixon set to Participate The Black Barbershop Health Outreach Programs is excited to announce that Sherri Shepherd, co-host of ABC's Emmy nominated The ... read more >>
Fight Pediatric AIDS, Student-Run Largest Held on West Coast
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Students, Celebrities, Performers and Activist Unite at UCLA   The central motif of 2009 thus far has been hope - hope for change, hope for justice, hope for a newfound LOVE for fellow Americans ... read more >>
Top 5 Consequences to Bad Posture
Written by Dr. Damon Soraya 26 February 2009
We all live in a society where a huge emphasis is on looks. But one of the keys ways to maintain your looks that we often never think about is good posture. Remember, when your grandmother told you ... read more >>
King Reenacted at Martin Luther King Jr. Library
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Educator Saul E. Lankster reenacted excerpts from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous, and not so famous, speeches at the Los Angeles County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library at 17906 South ... read more >>
Former Fremont Student Passes Army Training
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Army Pvt. Marvin A. Guillen has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and ... read more >>
The 2009 Spirit of Peace Awards
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 February 2009
Though the event honored three outstanding American heroes, who are African Americans, the true beneficiaries of the event were the young persons who were in attendance. The Spirit of Peace Awards ... read more >>
Tour of WLCAC
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 26 February 2009
The Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC) open their doors to 150 very special guest for a tour of the facilities and for a screening of the Oscar nominated short documentary THE WITNESS - ... read more >>
Alpha Phi Alpha Miss Black & Gold Pageant
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Delta Chapter will hold their annual Miss Black and Gold Scholarship Pageant at USC on Sunday, March 1. The scholarship pageant is a national program under ... read more >>
Don't Touch My Tummy
Written by Loretta Jones 19 February 2009
When you are pregnant you are a target for some of the most strange and odd myths. Even before you begin to show people start to determine the sex of the baby. One of my best friends announced that ... read more >>
MEV legal clinic discusses child custody/support issues
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
Attorney Thanayi Lindsey, Attorney Renee Sanders and Community Reginald Brass will discuss family law on Saturday, February 21, at 11 a.m., at the Mesereau-Ephriam-Villaraigosa (MEV) Free Legal Clinic, ... read more >>
Tony Wafford - the new National Director of Health and Wellness for the National Action Network
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
AIDS is a cold, hard pandemic - a cannon barreling throughout the African American community in record numbers. Thus, it mandates straightforward, honest dialogue about who can stop it and how. It ... read more >>
California Woman Receives Most Advanced (Non-Invasive) Upper Extremity Prosthetic Solution
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
Bionic i-LIMB Hand and Innovative Interface System Increase Amputee's Functionality and Confidence Revolutionary new prosthetic technology has made life easier and more fulfilling for a California ... read more >>
Has the community turned its back on Westchester H.S.?
Written by Florence Bracy 19 February 2009
Nearly 35 years ago, Westchester became the neighborhood high school for families residing in the Windsor Hills/View Park area. Then, comprised of predominantly white students who lived in the Westchester ... read more >>
We All Have A Role In Educating Children
Written by Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte 19 February 2009
Over the past several years, a great deal has been made about the roles and responsibilities of teachers, principals and administrators in helping each student reach and/or exceed his or her potential. ... read more >>
Bethune Middle School Re-Opens Swimming Pool After 15 Year Closure
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
Water Safety Program Completes Inaugural Session Swimming pool accidents and drowning rates are higher in the inner city than in other communities. And, according to statistics compiled by the USA ... read more >>
Art Center College of Design Announces Spring 2009 Session
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
Program is Open to all Fourth to Eighth Graders Art Center College of Design, one of the world's premier art and design schools, has opened registration for the Spring 2009 session of its Art ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Brings the Village Together for the Benefit of South L.A. Youth
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
"This training has changed my life in so many positive ways!" "Thank you for providing such a wonderful training session!" "Awesome conference! I left rejuvenated, better equipped, ... read more >>
Family of Slain SWAT Officer to Hold Anniversary Celebration
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2009
Proceeds will go to the Randal D. Simmons Outreach Foundation. February 7, 2009, marks the one year anniversary of LAPD SWAT Officer Randy Simmons death.  The Family of Officer Randal "Randy" ... read more >>
The Hidden Dangers of Carbon Monoxide
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 January 2009
Bitter cold weather can bring more than just frosty mornings and runny noses. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the odorless predator--carbon monoxide, also known as CO--sends ... read more >>
Human Stem Cell Trials Win Approval
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 January 2009
A therapy developed at UC Irvine that allowed paralyzed rats to walk again has won federal approval for clinical trials, making it the world's first embryonic stem cell treatment that will be tested ... read more >>
American Cancer Society Fights for Better Health Care
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 22 January 2009
Members of the American Cancer Society launched a program last year to "call attention to the urgent need for quality, affordable care for all Americans," they said. "As part of the initiative, ... read more >>
UC Enrollment to Decline Due to Funding
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 January 2009
Citing a shortfall in state funding, the University of California Board of Regents agreed last week to reduce resident freshman enrollment by 2,300 at six campuses for the 2009 10 school year, but ... read more >>
Layoffs Pending for LAUSD Employees
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2009
In the face of a widening budget gap, Los Angeles Unified School District officials said in remarks reported last week that they could soon send nearly 3,000 nonpermanent teachers notices warning ... read more >>