Donors, City Officials Come out to Support Annual Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Blood Drive
Written by Jennifer Bihm Sentinel Staff Writer 20 March 2014
Donors, celebs and city officials who came out Saturday March 15 to support Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Foundation’s (SCFF) bi-annual blood drive in front of the Los Angeles Sentinel on Crenshaw.Over ... read more >>
Community Clean Up Event
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer 20 March 2014
  On Saturday, March 29, the Sentinel along with Empowerment Congress West Area, Crenshaw Chamber of Commerce and Radio Free KJLH will be hosting a Community Clean Up from 9:00am-1:00pm. This event has ... read more >>
It’s Time
Written by California Black Media 20 March 2014
  With Obamacare sign-ups among blacks still too low in California, an increased effort to engage and enroll African-Americans Needed.  Concerned about the low number of African-Americans ... read more >>
California Endowment Boss Robert Ross Loves Helping Others
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 13 March 2014
Dr. Ross thinks the solution is just getting the right message out with the right messenger Robert K. Ross, M.D., is president and chief executive officer for The California Endowment, a health foundation ... read more >>
Saving Lives is Sabriya's Castle of Fun Foundation Purpose
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer 13 March 2014
Pictured is Valaria Fenderson, who is in need of a bone marrow transplant in order to live live a long and purposeful life.   Sabriya's Castle of Fun Foundation annual blood drive set for Saturday ... read more >>
Utility Scammers Continue to Target SCE Customers by Phone and Email
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 13 March 2014
The high-pressure tactics include threatening SCE customers with disconnection of their electricity. Utility bill scammers are once again targeting customers throughout the United States by phone and ... read more >>
Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Selects Women of the Year
Written by Sentinel News Services 13 March 2014
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas announced his selection of Martin Luther King Community Health Foundation Board Chair Linda Griego and Board Member Candace Bond McKeever as the Second Supervisorial District’s ... read more >>
Search for New L.A. Port Chief Begins
Written by City News Service 13 March 2014
An international search is on for a new Port of Los Angeles chief, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Thursday March 6. The hunt for a new executive director will be conducted by recruitment firm Ralph Andersen ... read more >>
Giggles, Smiles and Joy Abound as LAUSD Girls Choose Prom Gowns
Written by Nicole Williams 12 March 2014
The Los Angeles Unified School District partnered again with Operation School Bell for the annual free prom dress extravaganza. This year, 56 girls from 17 schools picked their dream dresses, along ... read more >>
L.A. Council Bans E-Cigarette `Vaping' at Bars, Clubs, Restaurants and Some Public Places
Written by ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service 06 March 2014
Electronic cigarette resembling a tobacco cigarette - The Los Angeles City Council moved to ban e- cigarette use, often called ``vaping,'' inside bars, nightclubs, restaurants and other public areas ... read more >>
Cedars-Sinai Presents Stem Cell Program and Essay Contest for High School Students
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 March 2014
(Photo courtesy of All high school students – essayists or not – and parents and teachers are invited to the March 11 program, “Introduction to the World of Stem Cells,” from ... read more >>
U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx to Keynote GLAAACC Dinner
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 March 2014
Gene Hale, Chairman of GLAAACC US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx Gene Hale, Chairman of GLAAACC, said the White House has confirmed to him that  US Secretary of Transportation Anthony ... read more >>
Wesson and Council Move to Protect West Adams Residents
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 March 2014
Council President Herb Wesson and the Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to direct the city attorney to draft an ordinance suspending the use of the controversial drilling technique of hydraulic ... read more >>
Lonnie Bunkley’s Book Chronicles African American’s Journey to Freedom
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 March 2014
Danny J. Bakewell, Sr, Publisher Los Angeles Sentinel, Lonnie Bunkley Author and Rev. Kelvin Sauls,Pastor, Holman United Methodist Church In Journey to Freedom--which traces eight generations of the ... read more >>
Community Rallies Around George McKenna for L.A. School Board
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 March 2014
Dr. George McKenna (right) welcomes Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters (left)  to his school board campaign’s headquarters in Leimert Park Saturday, March 1, 2014 (Photo credit: Courtesy of George ... read more >>
Trojan Couple Endows Scholarship for Future Principals
Written by Barbara Goen 06 March 2014
Carlton (PhD ’87) and Eloise (BA ’64) Blanton (Photo/Kathy Christie) Eloise (BA ’64) and Carlton (PhD ’87) Blanton love to share memories – with many details and specifics –of the principals ... read more >>
BLSA Honors Giant Attorney Robert H. McNeill Jr.
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 06 March 2014
OUSTANDING ALUMNI: Robert H. McNeill Jr. receives the Black Law Students Association Outstanding Alumni Award from BLSA co-presidents, Shonnie Harris and Davetta Selma on Feb. 27 at Southwestern Law ... read more >>
Leimert Planning Initiative Wants 20/20 Vision with Media
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer 06 March 2014
The Leimert Park Village Initiative held a panel to facilitate a better network between the community and local media outlets. On Monday, March 3, the Leimert Park Village 20/20 Vision Planning Initiative ... read more >>
Fisk Jubilee Singers Perform at First AME
Written by Staff and Wire Report 06 March 2014
The internationally renowned Fisk University Jubilee Singers perform to a crowd of about 1000 at First AME Church in Los Angeles   The internationally renowned Fisk University Jubilee singers stopped ... read more >>
The 311th ESC celebrates Black History Month
Written by 1st Lt. Fernando Ochoa 06 March 2014
Michelle Cruz, Yellow Ribbon administrative assistant, and Veronica L. Blackmon, Department of the Army supervisory staff operations and training officer, attended an observance for African-American/Black ... read more >>
Governor Brown Warns against Legalized Marijuana
Written by City News Service 06 March 2014
Different strains of pot are displayed for sale Dec. 27, 2013, at Medicine Man marijuana dispensary in Denver. Medicine Man was among the first batch of Denver businesses to receive a license allowing ... read more >>
John Mack to Host Conversations at CAAM
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2014
Former Los Angeles Urban League President John Mack The California African American Museum (CAAM) will host Conversations at CAAM Saturday March 8, from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m., with former president ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2014
Sabriya's Castle of Fun Foundation in partnership with The LA Sentinel and the Bakewell Company is hosting a blood drive on Saturday, March 15th from 10 - 3pm in front of the LA Sentinel Office at 3800 ... read more >>
California’s First Black Veterans Summit
Written by Xavier Higgs, Sentinel Contributing Writer, 27 February 2014
Will Gunn, Peter Gravett and Bobby McDonald joined forces at California’s first black veteran’s summit   Will Gunn, General Counsel US Department of Veterans Affairs, said Black Americans ... read more >>
Lakers Star Changes Lives by Launching Swaggy P Brigade during Black History Month
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 February 2014
Lakers star Nick “Swaggy P” Young hosted 60 South Los Angeles youth from four Los Angeles Brotherhood Crusade youth development programs in three Staples Center suites on Sunday, February 23.   In ... read more >>