Taste of Soul Festival Moves Ahead in Full Steam
Written by Amen Oyiboke Contributing Writer 18 September 2014
Four-Chair Members Return for the October 18th event   The 9th Annual Taste of Soul Festival is quickly approaching and the momentum behind the event is quickly growing speed. This week founder ... read more >>
Waters, Coalition Call for Justice for Police Brutality Victims
Written by Jennifer Bihm 18 September 2014
Marlene Pinnock is joined by her attorney Caree Harper at a September 12 press conference near Gardena. Nearly 100 women joined Congresswoman Maxine Waters who called the press conference to urge ... read more >>
It’s Time To Give Blood—Save a Life
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 18 September 2014
Sabriya's Castle of Fun Foundation’s annual blood drive is right around the corner with the power to give life to those in need.   Sign up now to give or become a volunteer >> (Walk-ins ... read more >>
Face Forward Foundation Hosts Gala
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Contributing Writer 18 September 2014
SUGAR SHANE MOSLEY AT FACE FORWARD FOUNDATION GALA (photo by Faye Sadou) Celebrities packed the Biltmore Hotel to raise money for domestic abuse victims    Face Forward Foundation hosted ... read more >>
Brenda Marsh Mitchell Square Approved by City Council
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 September 2014
  City Council President Herb Wesson has announced that the Los Angeles City Council has unanimously approved the creation of Brenda Marsh Mitchell Square at the intersection of Coliseum Street and ... read more >>
Blessed Assurance: James Clyburn Signs Books of Historical Journey
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 11 September 2014
Photo By Troy Tieuel Generations of power and influence greet political icon in L.A. Flanked by congressional colleagues, a new generation of political novices, an educational pioneer, ... read more >>
Dr. Verna and Peter Dauterive Make Historic Gift of Love to USC
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor By Amen Oyiboke Contributing Writer 11 September 2014
They met in the Doheny Library on the campus of USC in the mid 40s during a time when there were very few African Americans attending the University of Southern California.  Peter was attending USC after ... read more >>
California Endowment joins Taste of Soul
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor 11 September 2014
The California Endowment under the leadership of Robert (Bob) K. Ross will join the ninth annual Taste of Soul as one of its sponsors on October 18 CEO Bob Ross Continues Support of Black ... read more >>
Elderly Couple Demands LAPD Pay For Damage to their Home
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 September 2014
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West Basin Awarded Half a Million for Saving Energy and Water
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 September 2014
West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) was awarded $538,530 by Southern California Edison for implementing energy-efficient improvements during its most recent expansion of the Edward C. Little ... read more >>
Taylor Insurance Celebrates 1 Year of Successfully Advising Clients
Written by Troy Tieuel Sentinel Contributing Writer 10 September 2014
  Partners:  Taylor Insurance and Financial Services is run by its president, Eszylfie Taylor (left) and Senior Agent, Glenn Crawford (right). Photo By: Troy Tieuel   One of the most fundamental ... read more >>
Counterfeit Crackdown Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 September 2014
Board of Equalization Chairman Jerome E. Horton recently announced that BOE-sponsored legislation to counter California’s large-scale counterfeit goods suppliers is one step away from becoming law. Board ... read more >>
Tavis Smiley Brings Death of A King
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 09 September 2014
  The award-winning author latest book tells of last year in the life of Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr.   New York Times bestselling author and award-winning broadcaster Tavis Smiley will ... read more >>
Free Clinic Coming to Sports Arena
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 September 2014
Wristbands for a free health care clinic coming to the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena Sept. 11-14 will be handed out Sept. 7. The wristbands, the equivalent of registration, will be available starting ... read more >>
CJ’s Wings set to score at the 2014 Taste of Soul
Written by Edward Rice, III, Contributing Writer 04 September 2014
The CJ's Wings Food Truck (courtesy photo) As any Taste of Soul patron can attest, chicken is as much a staple of the event as music and family fun. Taste of Soul vendors work ... read more >>
Congressman James Clyburn in Los Angeles for Book Signing
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2014
Congressman James Clyburn (Dem. – South Carolina, 6th Congressional District)   The Honorable James Clyburn will be visiting Los Angeles on Friday, September 5, 2014 for the book signing of his ... read more >>
An Emotional Dr. George McKenna is Officially Sworn In!!!
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 28 August 2014
Holding on to the cherished memories of his late friends Brenda Marsh-Mitchell and Marguerite LaMotte, District 1 Seat LAUSD Board Member Dr. George McKenna took the oath to fill out LaMotte’s term ... read more >>
Family Cries for Justice for Ezell Ford
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 21 August 2014
 Ezell Ford was fatally shot by the LAPD on August 11 one block away from his home on 65th Street and Broadway. The 25-year old was pronounced dead from his injuries at California Hospital later that ... read more >>
County of Los Angeles Public Library to Restore Its Service Hours
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2014
The County of Los Angeles Public Library will restore its service hours at libraries that had hours reduced in 2009 – 2010, effective Tuesday, September 2.  Libraries have evolved into community centers ... read more >>
L.A. County ‘Safety Net ‘ Hospitals in Danger
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2014
St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood is one of six California “safety net” hospitals in danger of bankruptcy if it is sold to for profit Prime Healthcare. State legislators, community members, ... read more >>
Water Bond to Bring Millions for South L.A. Conservation Efforts
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2014
  A bill co-authored by Senator Holly J. Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) to put on November’s ballot a water bond measure needed for drought relief has been passed by the Legislature with broad, bipartisan ... read more >>
Donating Blood Saves Lives
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer brian@lasentinel.net 21 August 2014
Sabriya's Castle of Fun Foundation continues to spread the word and increase the knowledge about the importance of blood donation and lives that it can save. Sabriya's Castle of Fun Foundation Annual ... read more >>
Actor Michael Jace Pleads Not Guilty to Wife's Shooting Death
Written by City News Service 21 August 2014
April Jace, 40 was reportedly shot by husband, actor Michale Jace around 8:30 p.m. May 19. Michael Jace, best known for portraying a Los Angeles police officer on the television drama ``The Shield,'' ... read more >>
One Man’s Vision of Haiti and Education
Written by Amen Oyiboke Contributing Writer 21 August 2014
Local Photographer Christopher Michael makes a documentary about Haiti’s history while doing humanitarian work   Photographer Christopher Michael recently made a trip to Haiti to donate his ... read more >>
American Lung Association Helps Students with Asthma Return to School
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 August 2014
Lung Association Recognizes Asthma-Friendly Schools and Offers Back-to-School Checklist for Students with Asthma As summer winds down, families across the nation are beginning to prepare for the new ... read more >>