Holidays for Homeless Single Father with Two Gifted Sons Less Than Joyful
Written by Jasmyne Cannick (Special to the Sentinel) 10 December 2010
Special to the Sentinel by Jasmyne A. CannickEDITOR'S NOTE: After reaching out to every radio and television personality he could think of, coupled with non-profit organizations and community leaders with ... read more >>
Baca Attends NAJEA Town Hall Meeting on Death of Mitrice Richardson in Compton
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2010
Baca Attends NAJEA Town Hall Meeting  on Death of Mitrice Richardson in Compton Michael Richardson, father of Mitrice Richardson, tells the community now is not the time for complacency and that in order ... read more >>
Local Native Receives Prestigious
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 December 2010
Each year, after a rigorous review process, the President of the United States confers the Presidential Rank Award to a select group of career members of the Senior Executive Service. These individuals ... read more >>
Assemblyman Mike Davis Hosts Utilities Town Hall Meeting
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 December 2010
Assemblyman Mike Davis' quarterly Utilities Town Hall Meeting at FAME Renaissance Center focused on energy conservation, utility rates and the new state water policy. Assemblyman Steve Bradford, Chair ... read more >>
Councilmember Parks Kicks Off Holiday Season
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 December 2010
LEIMERT PARK LEIMERT PARK - Councilmember Bernard C. Parks and his wife, Bobbie Parks kicked off the holiday season in South Los Angeles with the annual tree lighting ceremony and holiday concert in Leimert ... read more >>
The Christmas 365 Foundation
Written by Reve’ Gipson 09 December 2010
Larry, Dr. Kim and Jordan Kimpel. --Photo by Gary Apodeca By Reve' GipsonSo tell us about you, your family and how you decided to move toSouthern California?Well, my name is Dr. Kim Kimpel... I hold a ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa to Host ‘Community Check – in’ Series
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 December 2010
 In an effort to further strengthen ties to the communities of Los Angeles, Mayor Villaraigosa visited South Los Angeles to check in on priorities most important to residents. Mayor Villaraigosa has recently ... read more >>
Introducing "The Peacemakers: L.A. Gang Wars"
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 09 December 2010
Malik SpellmanMuch has been said and done about the prevalence and destruction that gangs have wrought in Los Angeles and throughout the country. Here is a different take from Malik Spellman.By Yussuf ... read more >>
Men of Distinction
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 09 December 2010
Men of Distinction, the Board of Directors of the Brotherhood Crusade (L to R) George Beaubian (vice-chairman); Cliff Mc Clain; Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. (chairman); R.J. Dave Davidson; and Dr. George Mc ... read more >>
Morgan Stanley Gives Thanks By Giving Back to Local Community
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 December 2010
More than 40 volunteers partner with the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank to provide food for Los Angeles County's neediest childrenThe week before Thanksgiving, more than 40 Los Angeles-based Morgan Stanley ... read more >>
Mothers in Action brings Thanksgiving to over a 1000 families!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 02 December 2010
Brenda Marsh-Mitchell, president of Mothers in Action, confer with volunteers including Councilman Bernard Parks and Assemblyman Isadore HallThe Sentinel, Watts Times and Mothers in Action came together ... read more >>
New Sparkling Wine Moreno BHLV is Raising the Bar
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 December 2010
Moreno BHLV California ChampagneCalifornia ChampagneFrom Sponsoring Star-studded Events To Las Vegas Luxury Hotels New Sparkling Wine MORENO BHLV Is Raising The Bar Los Angeles, CA (Nov. 21-2010) - It's ... read more >>
Nix Check Cashing and Kinecta FCU Host 37th Annual Holiday Food Drive
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 November 2010
Sweet Alice Harris is joined by Representatives from Nix Check Cashing and Kinecta Federal Credit Union during the 37th Annual Holiday Food Drive, feeds 1,200 familes. Nix Check Cashing and Kinecta Federal ... read more >>
Wells Fargo and Rainbow PUSH Announce New Financial Education Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 November 2010
Wells Fargo and Rainbow PUSH announce New Financial Education Program. Atlanta is setting for annual clergy luncheon officially signaling launch of  One Thousand Churches Connected Save Our Homes ProgramWells ... read more >>
RAY CHARLES THE GENIUS, The Musician, The Man, The Mogul
Written by Monique Washington 26 November 2010
(L-R) John W. Mack, president of the LAPD Police Commission; Dr. Michael L. Lomax, president and CEO of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF); Valerie Ervin, president Ray Charles Foundation and Ray Charles ... read more >>
Ed Lara celebrates birthday with a fundraiser benefiting St. Timothy’s Day School
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 November 2010
Philanthropist Ed Lara served as President and CEO of Westside Distributors for 28 years and retired in September 2000.  When most people turn 80 they continue to hone their golf skills, perhaps spend ... read more >>
CDPH Issues Administrative Penalties to 12 Hospitals
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 November 2010
CDPH Issues Administrative Penalties to 12 HospitalsSACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced today that 12 California hospitals have been assessed 14 administrative penalties ... read more >>
Contract Awarded for Central Utility Plant Replacement at Los Angeles International Airport
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 November 2010
The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners today awarded a $271,519,000 design-build contract to Clark/McCarthy Joint Venture of Costa Mesa, Calif., to construct a replacement Central Utility Plant ... read more >>
L.A. welcomes Iyanla Vanzant
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 18 November 2010
Left to right: Betty Johnson, LA Sentinel Book Club Chairperson; Berlinda Fontenot-Jamerson, Museum of African American Art; Iyanla Vanzant, best-selling author; Tavis Smiley, noted broadcaster and ... read more >>
The Compton Education Foundation
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 15 November 2010
Assemblyman Isadore Hall The funds raised by the foundation are used to make up the shortfall that has been caused by funding deficiencies by the state and the school district.By Francis TaylorSentinel ... read more >>
Go!! Dorsey Dons!! Go!!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 12 November 2010
Dorsey Dons ready to go! photo by Brian W. CarterDorsey Cheerleaders ready to cheer! (Classes of 1976, '80,'81, & '82) photo by Brian W. Carter The original Dorsey Cheer Squad returns to show how it ... read more >>
Crenshaw Post Office dedicated to Mayor Tom Bradley
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 12 November 2010
(L to R) Lorraine Bradley, Phyllis Bradley, Congress-member Diane Watson, Los Angeles Postmaster Mark Anderson, Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti, Congress member-elect Karen Bass. Photo ... read more >>
Burlington Coat Factory brings employment, services, and revenue to Compton
Written by Super User 05 November 2010
A large crowd entered Burlington Coat Factory after a ribbon cutting ceremony. Councilwoman Lillie Dobson is extremely excited to have Burlington Coat Factory in her 2nd District. Photos by Shon Smith/ ... read more >>
Patti Austin to Headline Brotherhood Dinner
Written by Biko N. Poindexter Hodge (Intern) 05 November 2010
Patti Austin It is a noteworthy occasion when Patti Austin is scheduled to be the premier entertainer at an extravaganza honoring Ms. Nancy Wilson; in musical terms it portends to be a distaff, lethal ... read more >>
Mehserle's Sentence
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 04 November 2010
Oscar Grant The community is waiting to see: will the sentencing fit the crime?By Yussuf J. SimmondsAt the end of his trial earlier this year, the sentencing of the former BART police officer, Johannes ... read more >>