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Over 350 community members gather for re-entry town hall and resource fair for formerly incarcerated people and their loved ones
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 March 2014
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), State Senator Holly Mitchell (D-Culver City) and Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer, Sr. (D-South Los Angeles) welcomed hundreds of community members and advocates ... read more >>
JPMorgan Chase & Co. Title Sponsor Los Angeles Urban League 41st Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Dinner
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 March 2014
National Urban League President and CEO, Marc Morial This year, JP Morgan Chase & Co will chair and sponsor  the Los Angeles Urban League’s 41st Whitney M. Young Jr. Awards Dinner on April 25 ... read more >>
Wesson and Galperin Bring Open Data to Community
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 27 March 2014
City Council President Herb Wesson and City Controller Ron Galperin address community meeting on accessing data on city finances Council President Herb Wesson and City Controller Ron Galperin recently ... read more >>
Finding Pearls In The Community
Written by Jennifer Bihm & Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff Writers 27 March 2014
Rosa Johnson (center) with Pearls Academy mentors A non-profit continues to help create strong and edified young women in the community. Pearls Academy Inc. (PAI) AKA Preparing Early and Refining Little ... read more >>
Judge Orders Release of Unwilling Participant in Murder
Written by ELIZABETH MARCELLINO City News Service 27 March 2014
Mary Jones, (shown in white shirt) was released from prison 32 years after being convicted of a crime she said she didn’t commit (courtesy photo)       A 74-year-old woman who served 32 years ... read more >>
Graduating Medical Students at Charles R. Drew University Celebrate A Highly Successful Match Day
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2014
On March 21, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science celebrated Match Day - the day on which medical students across the country find out where they will spend their residencies—the next ... read more >>
UNCF Mayors’ Masked Ball: A Celebration in Education
Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. Sentinel Executive Editor 26 March 2014
Edison International Chairman Ted Craver and actor, philanthropist and community activist Hill Harper were honorees at UNCF's third annual Mayors Masked Ball A Night of Fun and Fundraising Political ... read more >>
St. Francis Medical Center Opens New STEMI Receiving Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 March 2014
“The residents of South Los Angeles deserve access to high-quality services in their community and the opening of this new receiving center does just that. Lives will be improved and even saved because ... read more >>
Los Angeles Elder Activist Honored as California ‘Senior Leader’
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 March 2014
Betty Johnson (in middle with her plaque), along with Dr. Meredith Minkler, UC Berkeley School of Public Health professor and program founder, and Jonathan Malagon, project director of the California ... read more >>
Sepulveda Boulevard Lane Closures between Mountaingate Drive and Skirball Center Drive Planned March 21 to April 21
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 March 2014
Beginning 9 p.m., Friday, March 21 to Monday, April 21, Sepulveda Boulevard will be reduced to one northbound lane between Mountaingate Drive and Skirball Center Drive to conduct roadway construction ... read more >>
Walker Temple AME Opens Bilingual Mental Health Clinic
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett Sentinel Religion Editor cora@lasentinel.net 20 March 2014
Pastor Rosalynn K. Brookins (seated) and Rev. Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis opened a bilingual mental health clinic at Walker Temple AME Church. As demographics rapidly change in Southeast Los Angeles, Walker ... read more >>
Donors, City Officials Come out to Support Annual Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Blood Drive
Written by Jennifer Bihm Sentinel Staff Writer jennifer@lasentinel.net 20 March 2014
Donors, celebs and city officials who came out Saturday March 15 to support Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Foundation’s (SCFF) bi-annual blood drive in front of the Los Angeles Sentinel on Crenshaw.Over ... read more >>
Community Clean Up Event
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer brian@lasentinel.net 20 March 2014
  On Saturday, March 29, the Sentinel along with Empowerment Congress West Area, Crenshaw Chamber of Commerce and Radio Free KJLH will be hosting a Community Clean Up from 9:00am-1:00pm. This event has ... read more >>
It’s Time
Written by California Black Media 20 March 2014
  With Obamacare sign-ups among blacks still too low in California, an increased effort to engage and enroll African-Americans Needed.  Concerned about the low number of African-Americans ... read more >>
California Endowment Boss Robert Ross Loves Helping Others
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 13 March 2014
Dr. Ross thinks the solution is just getting the right message out with the right messenger Robert K. Ross, M.D., is president and chief executive officer for The California Endowment, a health foundation ... read more >>
Saving Lives is Sabriya's Castle of Fun Foundation Purpose
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer brian@lasentinel.net 13 March 2014
Pictured is Valaria Fenderson, who is in need of a bone marrow transplant in order to live live a long and purposeful life.   Sabriya's Castle of Fun Foundation annual blood drive set for Saturday ... read more >>
Utility Scammers Continue to Target SCE Customers by Phone and Email
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 13 March 2014
The high-pressure tactics include threatening SCE customers with disconnection of their electricity. Utility bill scammers are once again targeting customers throughout the United States by phone and ... read more >>
Supervisor Ridley-Thomas Selects Women of the Year
Written by Sentinel News Services generalinfo@lasentinel.net 13 March 2014
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas announced his selection of Martin Luther King Community Health Foundation Board Chair Linda Griego and Board Member Candace Bond McKeever as the Second Supervisorial District’s ... read more >>
Search for New L.A. Port Chief Begins
Written by City News Service 13 March 2014
An international search is on for a new Port of Los Angeles chief, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Thursday March 6. The hunt for a new executive director will be conducted by recruitment firm Ralph Andersen ... read more >>
Giggles, Smiles and Joy Abound as LAUSD Girls Choose Prom Gowns
Written by Nicole Williams 12 March 2014
The Los Angeles Unified School District partnered again with Operation School Bell for the annual free prom dress extravaganza. This year, 56 girls from 17 schools picked their dream dresses, along ... read more >>
L.A. Council Bans E-Cigarette `Vaping' at Bars, Clubs, Restaurants and Some Public Places
Written by ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service 06 March 2014
Electronic cigarette resembling a tobacco cigarette - The Los Angeles City Council moved to ban e- cigarette use, often called ``vaping,'' inside bars, nightclubs, restaurants and other public areas ... read more >>
Cedars-Sinai Presents Stem Cell Program and Essay Contest for High School Students
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 March 2014
(Photo courtesy of cedarssinai.edu) All high school students – essayists or not – and parents and teachers are invited to the March 11 program, “Introduction to the World of Stem Cells,” from ... read more >>
U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx to Keynote GLAAACC Dinner
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 March 2014
Gene Hale, Chairman of GLAAACC US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx Gene Hale, Chairman of GLAAACC, said the White House has confirmed to him that  US Secretary of Transportation Anthony ... read more >>
Wesson and Council Move to Protect West Adams Residents
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 March 2014
Council President Herb Wesson and the Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to direct the city attorney to draft an ordinance suspending the use of the controversial drilling technique of hydraulic ... read more >>
Lonnie Bunkley’s Book Chronicles African American’s Journey to Freedom
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 March 2014
Danny J. Bakewell, Sr, Publisher Los Angeles Sentinel, Lonnie Bunkley Author and Rev. Kelvin Sauls,Pastor, Holman United Methodist Church In Journey to Freedom--which traces eight generations of the ... read more >>

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