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Wesson joined by NFL Great Freeney at Baldwin Hills Elementary
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 20 September 2013
VISION FOR STUDENTS: Austin Beutner, founder of Vision To Learn, is joined by San Diego Charges star defensive end Dwight Freeney and Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson on Tuesday at Baldwin ... read more >>
Pasadena Approves Armenian Genocide Memorial Park
Written by Sentinel New Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 20 September 2013
Former Mayor Bill Paparian Leads Crusade In a packed chamber that spilled over into the hallway and a viewing room downstairs, the Pasadena City Council voted unanimously on recently to install an ... read more >>
Sentinel Intern Spotlight
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 20 September 2013
Brionna Lewis, Editorial Department Matt Harris, Advertising & Editorial Department Shannon Hill, Editorial Department                                                             ... read more >>
Radio Free 102.3 KJLH Continues Its Partnership at Taste of Soul
Written by Nicole Williams Contributing Writer nichole@lasentinel.ne 19 September 2013
As an owner of Radio Free 102.3 KJLH, the legendary singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder performed on the KJLH stage at the 2012 Taste of Soul. For the hundreds of thousands who have experienced Taste of ... read more >>
TOS CO-CHAIR
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 September 2013
TOS CO-CHAIR: Creator and Sentinel Executive Publisher Danny Bakewell Sr. announced Congresswoman Karen Bass as a co-chair for the 8th annual Taste of Soul. “I want to congratulate Danny Bakewell, ... read more >>
Mitchell First African American Woman Senator in Ten Years
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Kenneth Miller 19 September 2013
  Mitchell poses with her mother at her election celebration in Los Angeles “I’m thrilled tonight to have all of the volunteers who came out and supported me, who put their feet where their mouths ... read more >>
Digital Elders Upgrade for Work, Family and Peace of Mind
Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga Contributing Writer 19 September 2013
  LA’s Digital Elders program enables older African Americans to update old computer skills, beat the blues — and suggests better ways to work with seniors Part 2 of 2 Work and familial concerns ... read more >>
Assemblymember Hall Measure to Name Willie L. Brown Jr. Bridge Approved by California Legislature
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 September 2013
Willie Brown Jr. former San Francisco mayor speaks to the large crowd during his annual "The Breakfast Club" that raised money for the Willie Brown Jr. Institute on Politics and Public Service on Friday, ... read more >>
Wesson’s Movie Night Draws Over 800 West Adams Residents
Written by Sentinel News Servicegeneralinfo@lasentinel.net 19 September 2013
Council President Herb Wesson and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson join over 800 West Adams community residents at Wesson’s “Movies in the Park.” Council President Herb ... read more >>
SEPTEMBER IS SICKLE CELL DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH: Sickle Cell Disease Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care
Written by Jacquelyn Baskin, MDDawn P. Canada, LCSW 18 September 2013
Honor Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month by donating blood  at the upcoming Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Blood Drive Sickle cell disease is a genetic blood disorder that is associated with various complications ... read more >>
Cyber Village Speeds Family Connections for LA’s Elders of Color
Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga 12 September 2013
Digital literacy program helps African American seniors connect better with their 21st century grandkids—and much more.   Peggy Powell's grandchildren sent her some photos, but Powell said she couldn't ... read more >>
CBS family signs on to Taste of Soul as Media partners
Written by Edward Rice, III Sentinel Contributing Writer 12 September 2013
KCBS Channel 2 News Anchor Pat Harvey will serve as co-chair for second consecutive year and the CBS Family will again be a premier sponsor at the 8th annual ‘Taste of Soul’ Family Festival on October ... read more >>
The Leaders Who Make Taste of Soul Possible
Written by Nicole Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer nicolew@lasentinel.net 12 September 2013
Taste of Soul Chairs Taste of Soul Co-Chairs Taste of Soul presents its Chairs and Co-Chairs Taste of Soul Creator and Sentinel Executive Publisher Danny Bakewell Sr. announced this week that ... read more >>
Wesson’s School Supply Fair Draws Hundreds
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 12 September 2013
Council President Herb Wesson congratulates Jenice Lacy, President of the “101 Enterprises Foundation” on the success of their recent School Supply Giveaway & Health Fair.” Getting ready for ... read more >>
Area Girls to Take New Strides as “Girls on the Run Expands its After-School Program”
Written by generalinfo@lasentinel.net 12 September 2013
LA Girls Show the Joy of Running and Pride in Reaching Goals at Girls on the Run 5K Event Earlier this Spring (Courtesy Photo) Program expands to Inglewood, Compton, and South LA’s 99th Street School Nearly ... read more >>
Assemblymember Hall Statement on Second HIV Transmission of Adult Film Actor
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement following a recent announcement that a 32-year old adult film actor has tested positive for HIV. The announcement came ... read more >>
Mitchell delivers 17,000 Signatures in support of bill to aid poor families
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
AB 271 would lift cap on CalWORKs aid to families when a baby is born Assemblymember Holly J. Mitchell delivered 17,000 signatures to Kevin De León, chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee recently ... read more >>
Waters Visits Harbor Hills Public Housing Development
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (right) chats with members of the Housing Authority The Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (HACoLA) welcomed Congresswoman Maxine Waters recently to the Harbor ... read more >>
Fast Food Workers Demand Significant Pay Raise
Written by City News Service 06 September 2013
Demonstrators supporting fast food workers protest outside a McDonald's, July 29, 2013, in New York's Union Square. (Credit: AP/John Minchillo) Fast food workers in the Los Angeles area launched a strike ... read more >>
JOE ADAMS: A True Living Legend from Watts to the World
Written by Kenneth Miller Asst. Managing Editor 06 September 2013
POWER, POISE & PRESTIGE: Legendary manager, actor and businessman Joe Adams is known as “The Man Behind The Man,” who guided the historical career of ‘The Genius’ Ray Charles, but the he ... read more >>
County Awards Scholarships to Section 8 and Public Housing Students
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
Housing Authority Resident Scholarships will Help Low-income Individuals Attend a 4-year University, Community College, or Vocational Program Through a partnership between the Housing Authority of the ... read more >>
CAAM Commemorates March on Washington with Special Panel Discussion and Exhibit
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
  Photo courtesy of Marty Cotwright (L-R) USC Professor Geoffrey Cowan, Rev. James Lawson, former L.A. Councilman Robert Farrell, retired L.A. Police Commissioner President John Mack, Rev. Cecil “Chip” ... read more >>
WESSON ANNOUNCES FREE SUMMER “MOVIES IN THE PARK”
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
Council President Herb Wesson congratulates winners of a new bicycle, a raffle prize at one of the “Movies in the Park” events. In what has become a summer tradition, Council President Herb J. Wesson, ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Partners with Major Corporations/ Legends for Annual Books and Basketball Camp
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 August 2013
(L-R) Charisse Bremond Weaver, President & CEO of the Brotherhood Crusade and La Shawn Stanford, Area Human Relation Manager, UPS (Sentinel File Photo)   La Shawn Stanford, UPS inspires ... read more >>
Sentinel Exclusive: Sebastian Ridley–Thomas: The Next Generation vies for Assembly
Written by KENNETH D. MILLER Sentinel Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 29 August 2013
  If elected he will follow the rich tradition of his mother and father in public service    The decision to run for political office is one based on a myriad of circumstances, but it’s ... read more >>

 

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