Annual Pan African Film and Arts Festival Draws Thousands
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 20 February 2014
The Pan African Film and Arts Festival brought in more than 35,000 people from around the world to view films and showcases on display throughout the mall. Photo by Brian W. Carter Baldwin Hills Crenshaw ... read more >>
Metro to Hold First Crenshaw/LAX Construction Update Meeting
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 February 2014
Metro and Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) will host the first construction update meeting of 2014 on Thursday evening, Feb. 20, to provide the community with the latest information about the Crenshaw/LAX ... read more >>
Macy’s BHCP Celebrates Black History Month
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 13 February 2014
  (From Left-to-Right): Macy’s Caprice Willard, journalist and style expert, Constance White and supermodel icon, Beverly Johnson at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza’s Eras of Black Style event for ... read more >>
NAACP Image Award Nominee and Detroit Native hosts Premiere Screening of Upcoming Pilot
Written by Sentinel News Wire 13 February 2014
Electric Roots first episode will make its debut at the 22nd Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival. “Electric Roots” to debut at the 2014 Pan African Film & Arts Festival Electric Roots ... read more >>
The 22nd Annual Pan African Film Festival Celebrates Opening Night
Written by Maleena Lawrence, Sentinel Contributing Writer 13 February 2014
Charles Dutton received PAFF Lifetime Achievement Award (File Photo) PAFF opening night film “Of Good Report,” a South African film directed by Jahmil X.T. Qubeka (Courtesy Photo) REVIEW The ... read more >>
CicLAvia Coming to Leimert this Year
Written by City News Service 06 February 2014
Little girl on Wilshire Blvd. at CicLAvia 2013. CicLAvia, the organization that clears Los Angeles roads to make way for bicyclists, pedestrians and other non-motorized travelers, announced its roster ... read more >>
Free Arts “Tune-Up” Workshop For Individual Artists
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Arts organizations to take place on Feburary 22 in Leimert Park   Arts Tune-Up is a FREE one-day event, Saturday, Feburary 22 from 10am-1pm, offering expert advice, consultation and information to individual ... read more >>
Enrichment Counseling Center is back
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Certified course helps parents improve  skills is back Dr. Beverly “BAM” Crawford’s Enrichment Counseling Center (ECC) presents “Making Parenting a Pleasure (MPAP),” a free interactive 13 ... read more >>
National Black AIDS Awareness Day
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
Black AIDS Institute sponsors series of events to commemorate National Black AIDS Awareness Day Friday, February 7th, is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). It's an opportunity for the nation ... read more >>
County Officials Dedicate Expanded Emergency/Trauma
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 January 2014
Surgery Building Serving Southbay Region Los Angeles County officials today joined hospital employees, former patients, community residents, and health care advocates for a ribbon-cutting ceremony dedicating ... read more >>
7’Eleven Celebrates Grand Opening
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 30 January 2014
7’Eleven staff, representatives of local officials, businesses and the community came out to celebrate the grand opening of 7’Eleven on Slauson Blvd. Photo by Brian W. Carter The new Slauson location ... read more >>
Annual Community Fruit Tree Giveaway Festival
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 January 2014
Serving the communities of Lennox, Inglewood, and South Los Angeles, this event it free and open to the public with 800 participating families anticipated The Social Justice Learning Institute (SJLI) ... read more >>
Martin Luther King Jr. Kingdom Day Parade
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 January 2014
 From marching bands to bicycle clubs and everything in between, everybody comes out to celebrate the dream. Steppin’ for the crowd Shake a tail feather Culture at its best Marching towards ... read more >>
Local school gearing up for Martin Luther King Jr. parade
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 January 2014
Transfiguration School will be participating in the parade this year. Transfiguration School, a pre-K-through-8 Catholic elementary school located in Leimert Park, is set to participate in the Martin ... read more >>
A Tax Preparer who Cares
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 16 January 2014
Taylor Mayfield stands outside Tax Ease Plus ready to get everyone’s taxes on the right track. Photo By Brian W. Carter Taylor Mayfield wants to help the community this tax season. There are a ... read more >>
Athens Food 4 Less Welcomes Shoppers to Relocated Store
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 January 2014
New Food 4 Less will create approximately 75 new jobs and features a one-stop shopping convenience with new Fuel Center and expanded departments including a fresh bakery, deli, and fresh produce, meat ... read more >>
Annual Community Day Again Offers Support to Residents of LA
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 January 2014
Bishop Edward Turner and his wife, Carolyn Turner, have been helping members of their community for over twenty years. For twenty-three years, Bishop Edward Turner has opened his church and his heart ... read more >>
An Artist Among Us…
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 08 January 2014
Artist and sculptor, Timothy Washington One of the many works Washington has sculpted over the years. Timothy Washington is a South L.A. gem, who has paved a way for future artists. There are few ... read more >>
It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas…on Crenshaw!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 19 December 2013
Santa Claus is at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza! Remember Santa knows if you’ve been naughty or nice! Neighborhoods in and around the Crenshaw area are getting into the spirit and showing out ... read more >>
Toy Drive Makes Sure It’s a Merry Christmas For Local Families
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 19 December 2013
Buffalo Wild Wings, Los Angeles Police Department Operations- South Bureau Southwest Area (with cadets), Shields for Families and the Tom Bradley Family Source Center holds a toy and can good drive for ... read more >>
Historic Arts Organization in Leimert Park Holds Kwanzaa Festival
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 December 2013
The World Stage Performance Gallery celebrates culture and community this holiday season with a Kwanzaa Jazz Festival Thursday, December 26th through Monday, December 30th, 2013. The festival will feature ... read more >>
South Central Los Angeles Regional Center Prevails
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 December 2013
Historic Murals Will Stay in Community The long-standing legal dispute over the ownership of two murals depicting the contributions of African Americans to the history of California has been settled. ... read more >>
A Nelson Mandela Tribute
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 12 December 2013
Though physically imprisoned for over 27 years, Nelson Mandela’s spirit always remained free. Photo by Louise Gubb/Corbis Local residents and business owners reflect on the life of Nelson Mandela Words ... read more >>
Star Painter Shines Light on Community Hidden Treasure
Written by Princess Manasseh, Sentinel Contributing Writer 12 December 2013
Artist Emmy Lu stands in front of a few of his pieces on display at MAAA.  The exhibit featuring his art "Eclectic Journey" will be on display through February 28, 2014. Photo by Robert Torrance    Vibrant ... read more >>
Hair Architects… Building A Better You!
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Staff Writer 05 December 2013
Owner, Mark Graham says about Hair Architects: "We provide a service that helps people feel good throughout their life's journey."   Hair Architect manager, Ron Graves with Haji Amir Ali (seated), ... read more >>