StarQuest for Kids Brought Talent to the Stage at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza
Written by Shonassee Shaver, Sentinel Contributing Writer 10 October 2013
  StarQuest auditions were no short of excellence Droves of contestants came out to the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza (Macy’s Bridge) to show what they had to offer for this year’s Taste of Soul.  The ... read more >>
STARQUEST Spotlight
Written by Maleena Lawrence, Sentinel Contributing Writer 10 October 2013
Day 1: Behind The Scenes at the StarQuest Auditions Bakewell Media has created an opportunity for local people in the community as well as viral supporters to showcase their vocal range at the largest ... read more >>
Urban League President Receives NAMC Visionary Award
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 10 October 2013
The National Association of Minority Contractors-Southern California Chapter (NAMCSC) will host its 14th Annual Awards Ceremony, Friday, October 18, at the Doubletree Hotel, 6161 W Centinela in Culver ... read more >>
California Elementary School Truancy Crisis: One Million Truant Students, Billions in Economic Harm
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 October 2013
California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris recently unveiled the first state-wide statistics on California’s truancy crisis, which reveal that, last year alone, 1 million elementary school students ... read more >>
Wesson: Crisis Response Team Needs You
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 10 October 2013
When tragic events happen, who can be relied upon to help?  Who will take charge of locating next of kin, or relatives who can care for a child and avoid placement in foster care?  Who will arrange ... read more >>
Georgetta Lavon Denmark-Forward
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 10 October 2013
Mrs. Georgetta Lavon Denmark-Forward was born September 27, 1949 to the parents of Gladys and Clinton Denmark in Los Angeles, Ca. "Lavon", as she is affectionately called by her family, was the fifth ... read more >>
College Students Go Head-to-Head as Innovative, Energy-Efficient Home Designs Compete in This Year’s Solar Decathlon
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 October 2013
Decathlete Khalid Omokanye (left) and Tammy Tumbling (right), director of Philanthropy and Community Involvement for Southern California Edison, stand in front of Borealis, an energy-efficient house ... read more >>
Nielsen, keeping the community informed
Written by Edward Rice, III Sentinel Contributing Writer 10 October 2013
Dora Nunez and Wes Hall Mixing it up to find the winner of the iPad II Since its inception, Nielsen has been a staunch supporter of the Taste of Soul Family Festival. It’s a relationship the global ... read more >>
Byron Scott Shares Off-Court Wisdom with Centennial High Students
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 10 October 2013
Reunited – Former Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Byron Scott reunited with Centennial High School’s Principal Jesse Jones, Monday, September 30. Jones mentored Scott while he was a young basketball ... read more >>
Metro’s Diversity and Economic Opportunity Dept. to be featured at Business Summit
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 October 2013
Linda B Wright October 28 marks the first time a partnership between the Los Angeles Sentinel, the Crenshaw Leadership Council and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), ... read more >>
TIMOTHY BRADLEY More Than Just THE OTHER GUY!
Written by KENNETH MILLER SPORTS EDITOR 09 October 2013
  If Timothy Bradley walked into the grocery store would you know who he is? But, you would know who Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather is! Bradley is the other guy. The other prominent Black fighter who ... read more >>
Armen Ross Jr.
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 09 October 2013
Armen Ross, Jr., 84, passed away September 22, 2013.  Armen was born on February 9, 1929 in Los Angeles, California to Arnnem Ross of Georgia and Lillian Robinson of Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, ... read more >>
Leatha and Reatha Twin Evangelists
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 09 October 2013
  Pioneers, referred to as the “Twins”, Leatha and Reatha were commissioned by the Founder of the Church of God in Christ (COGIC), Bishop Charles Harrison (CH) Mason and the first International ... read more >>
Jansen Saves; Crawford Blast Dodgers to NLCS
Written by KENNETH MILLER SPORTS EDITOR 08 October 2013
  Reliever Kenley Jansen came on in the ninth inning of the Dodgers division playoff game against the Braves Monday at Dodgers Stadium with a berth in the Natonal League Championship Series on the ... read more >>
Holly J. Mitchell takes Oath of Office as 26th District’s new Senator
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 04 October 2013
SWORN TO LEAD: Senate elect Holly J. Mitchell is sworn in to the 26th Senate District, replacing Curren Price who won the 9th District Council seat for the city of Los Angeles. Mitchell became the first ... read more >>
Hill Bows Out of Assembly Race, Vows to Support Sebastion Ridley-Thomas
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 04 October 2013
FAST FORWARD AHEAD: Assembly candidate Sebastion Ridley-Thomas received additional key supporters this week, including former opponent Joey Hill who renounced his candidacy. (Sentinel file photo) With ... read more >>
Bakewell Media returns with the 2nd Annual StarQuest singing competition and all new StarQuest for Kids talent competition.
Written by Ed Rice, III Sentinel Contributing Writer 04 October 2013
WHERE STARS ARE BORN: StarQuest, the Taste of Soul talent sensation will return for its second year on October 19. Danny Bakewell Sr., StarQuest creator, celebrates with last year’s winners and participants ... read more >>
Obamacare: Facts and Opportunities for South L.A.
Written by Thandisizwe Chimurenga Sentinel Contributing Writer 04 October 2013
President Barack Obama, accompanied by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and people who support the Affordable Care Act, his signature health care law, speaks in the Rose Garden ... read more >>
I Wanna Be Loved… for Education!
Written by Sentinel News Wire 03 October 2013
  Starring Barbara Morrison!   October 6 The James A. Smith Postmaster Scholarship Foundation, Inc. in conjunction with the Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center invites you to join us for a ... read more >>
The First Lady Urges Americans to Sign Up for Obamacare
Written by Michelle Obama Special to the Sentinel 03 October 2013
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks during a luncheon at The Studio Museum of Harlem Tuesday Sept. 24, 2013 in New York. The first lady hosted the event for spouses of chiefs of state and heads of ... read more >>
County Helps Create First Community Garden for Youth in South LA
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 October 2013
Little Green Fingers, Will Connect Young Kids to Healthy Food Sources The Community Development Commission of the County of Los Angeles (CDC) joined Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters visits Harbor Hills Public Housing
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 03 October 2013
Congresswoman poses with HACoLA and Sheriff Staff The Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (HACoLA) welcomed Congresswoman Maxine Waters recently to the Harbor Hills Public Housing Development ... read more >>
“The New Ninth District” meets with community
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Intern 03 October 2013
Recently elected Councilman Curren D. Price met at the Challengers Boys and Girls Club this past Saturday, for a “Community Meet and Greet.”  On 50th and Vermont Avenue in the heart of the New Ninth ... read more >>
Sentinel Congratulates Soul Train Cruise Prize Winners
Written by Sentinel Staff 03 October 2013
Congratulations to our Soul Train Cruise winners who will be enjoying  7-fun-filled days with some of r&b’s best entertainers complete with all the amenities of a cruise liner and some added soul. ... read more >>
Wesson Celebrates Arrival of Dodger Dreamfield
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 03 October 2013
Council President welcomes the community to the dedication of the new Dodger Dreamfield at Rancho Cienega Sports Complex.  To Wesson’s left is Stan Kasten, LA Dodgers President & CEO; to Wesson’s ... read more >>