Monday, December 22, 2014
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ICEF Public Schools Announces Plans to Build $19.8 Million State-of-the-Art campus in South L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Services 18 December 2014
The new K-8 facility is being constructed using a $19.8 million bond issue from the California School Finance Authority (CSFA). ICEF expects to occupy the campus during the 2015-16 school year. One ... read more >>
Crenshaw Businesses Receive Support
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2014
While construction along the Crenshaw corridor has created challenging circumstances for some small business owners, many also are taking advantage of the opportunities the new Crenshaw-to-LAX rail line ... read more >>
Santa’s Back!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 18 December 2014
  Langston Patterson is back spreading joy and cheer as Santa Claus. Photo by Brian W. Carter Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza welcomes back the most popular man on Earth for the holiday season. “When ... read more >>
Theresa Price: A Gift To The Community
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2014
Theresa Price has made it her personal mission to change the education perception and outlook for the underserved and underrepresented youth of her community and beyond. Thousands of Black College Expo ... read more >>
LAC+USC Medical Center to Hosted ‘World AIDS Day’ Health Fair
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 December 2014
  The fair featured HIV and AIDS educational booths along with a variety of information and services.                               Recently the Los Angeles County+USC ... read more >>
Mayor Garcetti Announces Breakthrough Agreement To Create Light Rail Manufacturing Jobs In L.A. County
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 December 2014
Currently, Kinkisharyo is assembling and testing 78 light rail cars at its Palmdale facility under a 2012 Metro contract. The 175 cars being worked on at the facility will be put into service on the ... read more >>
South Los Angeles Residents Face Eviction/Displacement near Holidays
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 December 2014
South L.A. tenants received notices that their rent would more than double on the first of December. A technicality in a Los Angeles City Ordinance has left low income residents in one apartment building ... read more >>
DJ R-Tistic
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 28 November 2014
At the youthful age of 29, Gardena, CA native Ronald Turner II, gives insight on having a career as a disc jockey which has taken him from collegiate parties to international events in Ghana. LAS: We ... read more >>
Nijel Binns showcases Art in South L.A.
Written by Myra Blackburn, Special to the Sentinel 27 November 2014
Nijel Binns  It was Friday Afternoon on November 21, while strolling through Macy’s Department store inside the Baldwin Hills Plaza; I saw a sign placed on the side of Macy’s escalator wall. ... read more >>
The 2014 Black Business Women Rock!
Written by Yanique Johnson, Contributing Writer 21 November 2014
Rosa Johnson, Founder & CEO of Pearls Academy Inc. received the Black Business Women Rock Award for her work in the community. Photo by Brian W. Carter Conference Rocked Los Angeles! The 2014 ... read more >>
26th Annual Positive Side Awards
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 21 November 2014
Leon Garr Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Joseph F. Alderete Director/Supplier Diversity of Southern California Edison  Recycling Black Dollars once again honors Black business leaders and professionals ... read more >>
Inglewood Public Library Hosts Inglewood’s First Veterans’ Resource Fair
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
  Along with the Veterans Resource Fair on November 15, California Reads will also sponsor “Service”, an exhibit by the Veterans’ Art Project on display in the Main Library through November 29, ... read more >>
SoLa Food Co-Op Hosts A Free High Blood Pressure Awareness Workshop in South L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
 This workshop will provide information on ways to use physical activity, proper screenings and healthy foods to support cardiovascular well-being.  Workshop includes healthy cooking demonstrations, ... read more >>
South LA to Host Its First-Ever CicLAvia on December 7
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2014
Food and Cultural Highlights Abound between Leimert Park and Historic Central Avenue CicLAvia – South LA for the first time will bring America’s premier car-free event into a part of Los Angeles ... read more >>
Dorsey Donnas Return For Homecoming
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 06 November 2014
Returning Dorsey Donnas (not in order): Charlette Ford-Charles C/O 84; Deborah Jefferies C/O 80; Debbie Moman C/O 77; Dianthia Simon C/O 84; Stephanie Washington C/O 84 The Alumni Dorsey Donna Cheerleaders ... read more >>
Kobe Bryant Leads Rally To End Homelessness In L.A. County
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 November 2014
 Kobe Bryant at the annual “HomeWalk Heroes Breakfast” in 2013. Photo courtesy of Kobe & Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation website Athlete Joins Indie Rock Band Terraplane Sun to Headline 8th ... read more >>
Films At Caam – Behind The Veil Features Films Highlighting A Political Scandal, National Crisis And Dreaming While Black
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 November 2014
 Films at CAAM features Vanishing Pearls, which tells a story based in Pointe à la Hache, a close-knit fishing village on the Gulf Coast. One of the California African American Museum’s (CAAM) signature ... read more >>
VIDEO: 2014 StarQuest Finals - 9th Annual Taste of Soul
Written by Bishop Moore 31 October 2014
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Six Blue Line Stations in Long Beach to Close on Four Weekends
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 October 2014
To continue the $1.2 billion overhaul of the Metro Blue Line, the region’s oldest light rail system, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) plans four weekend closures that ... read more >>
VIDEO: 2014 9th Annual Taste of Soul 94.7 The Wave Stage Recap
Written by Aaron Brumfield 30 October 2014
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Metro Board Awards Business Solution Center Contract to Del Richardson & Associates, Inc. for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 October 2014
In another unprecedented step today the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board of Directors awarded a two-year contract for $646,462 to Del Richardson & Associates, ... read more >>
VIDEO: 2014 Taste of Soul KJLH Stage Recap
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 29 October 2014
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VIDEO: 2014 9th Annual Taste of Soul Family Festival recap
Written by Fred Hawthorne 29 October 2014
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VIDEO: 2014 9th Annual Taste of Soul Press Day
Written by Fred Hawthorne 28 October 2014
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Crenshaw/LAX Weekly Project Community Meetings & Events: NOV. 18 - DEC. 9
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 October 2014
COMMUNITY MEETINGS & EVENTS Urban Land Institute (ULI) LA Transit Oriented Los Angeles Summit Save the date for the Urban Land Institute (ULI) LA Transit Oriented Los Angeles Summit on November 12, ... read more >>

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