Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Crouch Memorial Goes Up in Flames
Written by City News Service 11 October 2013
A historic church went up in flames in South Los Angeles Tuesday October 8 and two firefighters battling the blaze were temporarily trapped in the building and had to be rescued by their colleagues, with ... read more >>
StarQuest for Kids Brought Talent to the Stage at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer 11 October 2013
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 audition showcased a two part competition ... read more >>
Pat Harvey is CBS/KCAL Soul of News
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing EditorJennifer Bihm Sentinel Staff Writer 11 October 2013
Award winning anchor will grace Taste of Soul again! For award winning journalist Pat Harvey, telling stories is part of her being. The CBS/KCAL news anchor has been as much of a staple in Los Angeles ... read more >>
Taste of Soul Unleashes Monster Line-Up
Written by Kenneth MillerAssistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 11 October 2013
Poncho Sanchez and Mario among big hitters to perform Before the pumpkins are cut and carved for Halloween, the 8th annual Taste of Soul Family Festival, October 19 on Crenshaw Blvd., will unveil ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Breakfast at Crenshaw High
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Intern 03 October 2013
(L-R) Mrs. William from the office of Marguerite LaMotte and Remon Corely, Principal of Crenshaw High School. Crenshaw High School Reaches Out to the Community Through Breakfast Crenshaw High School ... read more >>
Memorial Services for Cecil Fergerson Set for Saturday
Written by Jennifer Bihm Sentinel Staff Writer jennifer@lasentinel.net 28 September 2013
A memorial service will be held  Saturday September 28 for community activist, artist and curator Cecil Fergerson .  Fergerson died Wednesday September 18, in West Los Angeles, according to family ... read more >>
Is California ready for the Obamacare roll out?
Written by Charlene Muhammad Sentinel Contributing Writer 26 September 2013
Dana Howard director of communications for Covered California answers questions at New America media briefing on Obamacare (Photo by Charlene Muhammad for Sentinel) Dr Sandra Cox executive director ... read more >>
Wesson Partners with Dymally Nursing School at Health Fair
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 September 2013
Council President Herb Wesson (right) has his blood pressure checked by Dymally School of Nursing staff and Dr. Shirley Evers-Manly (center), Interim Dean of the School of Nursing at Charles R. Drew ... read more >>
Black Journalists Association Hosts Healthcare Forum
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 September 2013
Angela Reddock The Black Journalists Association of Southern California, the local chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists, will host a community conversation to discuss the retiree, ... read more >>
African American Community Leaders Rally for Slain Clerk
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 26 September 2013
JUSTICE FOR SANCHEZ: Led by National Action Network (NAN) West Coast leader K.W. Tullos (Center) and The Rev. Shane B. Scott (to his right) of Macedonia Baptist Church of Watts rallied behind the husband ... read more >>

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