Getting a Better Body in the Neighborhood
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 17 July 2014
Get the summer body you’ve always wanted with BHCP Workouts and the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook. The Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook and BHCP workouts are great ways to get in shape. Ok, so maybe ... read more >>
Your Summer List
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 17 July 2014
If you need some ideas of what to do with the family during the next couple of months, this list will present you with a few gems you can do this summer. Summertime and can sometimes sizzle out with nothing ... read more >>
Supervisor Ridley-Thomas asks for Patience During Century Crunch
Written by Courtesy of Metro 17 July 2014
The overpass bridge needs to be replaced for construction of a new state-of-the-art light-rail station for the Crenshaw/LAX Line Metro has released a Public Service Announcement featuring Los Angeles ... read more >>
An Expo Adventure
Written by Princess Manasseh, Nicole Williams & Brian W. Carter, Staff Writers 03 July 2014
The Expo Line connects the Westside by rail to Downtown LA, Hollywood, the South Bay, Long Beach, Pasadena and dozens of points in between. Photo by Brian W. Carter Three Sentinel staffers find out ... read more >>
Local Graduates Are Doin’ It
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 June 2014
Angela Francis has received multiple awards and accolades in photography and is looking forward to becoming a photojournalist. (From left to right): L.A. City Councilman Curren Price, Elona Williams ... read more >>
Relay For Life Baldwin Hills Uplifts and Unites
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 June 2014
 (Left-to-Right): Relay For Life Baldwin Hills co-chairs, Madeline Wilson and Troy Green Families, friends and survivors came out to show their support and walk the course Exercise routine got ... read more >>
Saturday Summer Concert Series Comes to Crenshaw
Written by Princess Manasseh, Sentinel Staff Writer 12 June 2014
Songstress, Marsha Ambrosius headlined at "The Road to the BET Experience Concert" Saturday, June 7 at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. Photo by Chris Iwuoma BET partners with Baldwin Hills Crenshaw ... read more >>
Relay For Life Baldwin Hills
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 12 June 2014
“The goal of the event is to make an impact on your family, yourself and your community,” says co-chair Madeline Wilson. Courtesy Photo The 24-hour cancer awareness event is back to promote education, ... read more >>
Green Forest Car Wash Now Open In Florence
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2014
(From Left-to-Right): Green Forest Car Wash creators and owners,Thomas Ennis, Patricia Knott and customer service operator, Earl Hollinshed. Despite colleagues' concerns about the surrounding area, Ennis ... read more >>
Helping Connect The Dots
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 02 June 2014
Michael McGrew, founder and executive director of I.A.M: Inspiration Amongst Manifestation Project For Literacy Courtesy Photo The I.A.M Project For Literacy is creating a bridge towards success for ... read more >>
Victoria’s Secrets Coming To Baldwin Hills Crenshaw
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 May 2014
Victoria’s Secret will join a growing list of women’s apparel and beauty retailers at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, which currently includes Macy’s, Forever 21, Claire’s and Lane Bryant. The ... read more >>
New York Stock Exchange Endorses Students From Executive Preparatory Academy Of Finance
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 May 2014
Executive Preparatory Academy of Finance makes history with New York Stock Exchange.  Courtesy Photo Executive Preparatory Academy of Finance will held its first “Shark Tank” style competition ... read more >>
Crenshaw Boulevard Construction to Begin this Weekend
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 May 2014
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will host a live chat on Tuesday, April 29, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. to discuss upcoming construction on the Crenshaw/LAX light rail ... read more >>
Board of public works lays ground work for restoration of Crenshaw Blvd following removal of trees
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 May 2014
Back in 2012, trees were cut down to make way for the Endeavour on its route to the California Science Center. This could be the case along the Crenshaw Corridor for the coming construction of the Cren/LAX ... read more >>
New Federal Grant Will Prepare Graduates For High-Demand Careers
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 April 2014
Thanks to the recent $7 million grant, students will benefit from specialized instruction in certain fields, through work experience, internships and mentoring. Courtesy Photo Encourages Pathways ... read more >>
CATCH program: Helping to fight childhood obesity
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 17 April 2014
Nat Hutton, program coordinator of Pacific Oasis teaches kids about fiber during one of the CATCH program’s health lessons. (courtesy photo) The program engages adults and youth in adopting healthier ... read more >>
Garden Opened For Community
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 10 April 2014
  CRENSHAW STUDENTS IN THE GARDEN: (From L-T-R): Tyne White, 10th grade, Shyla Redding, 11th grade, Cyra Jones, 11th grade & Quran Thomas, 11th grade hold the fruits of hard work and dedication. The ... read more >>
Leimert Takes Steps Toward Re-Branding with Pop-Up Plaza and More
Written by Sahra Sulaiman, LA Streetsblog 03 April 2014
THE RE-BRANDING/MARKETING PANEL: Leimert Design Charrette featuring Armen Ross, president, Crenshaw Chamber of Commerce, Jan Perry, general manager, EDD, and Darrell Brown senior vice president Consumer ... read more >>
L.A. Office Furniture Owner, an L.A. Fixture for 60 Years
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 27 March 2014
Bertina Green, Walsh Shea community/vendor relations coordinator and a client of LAOF’s Frank Denkins (shown on left) courtesy photo Seventy-nine year old Frank Denkins, owner of L.A. Office Furniture ... read more >>
Positive Preliminary Results For Sickle Cell Treatment At Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 March 2014
Emmaus Life Sciences announces positive top-line results of its phase 3 clinical trial for sickle cell disease Emmaus Life Sciences, Inc. (the "Company," or "Emmaus"), a biopharmaceutical company dedicated ... read more >>
Family-to-Family Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 March 2014
It’s a 12-week course designed to help families of persons with mental illnesses. The Urban Los Angeles affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (or NAMI) will be sponsoring its Family-to-Family ... read more >>
Honda Campus All-Star Challenge Celebrates its 25th Anniversary
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 March 2014
Morgan State University, back-to-back national champions, look to three-peat at the 2014 25th anniversary Honda Campus All-Star Challenge Top students from 48 of the nation's Historically Black Colleges ... read more >>
Diamonds in the Raw Sponsored Workshop
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 13 March 2014
The free workshop is designed to empower young women to be successful, productive and highlight their inner beauty. Photo courtesy of Diamonds in the Raw Free workshop for teen girls 12-18 designed ... read more >>
Woman’s History Month Profile: Elona Williams
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 06 March 2014
Elona Williams on Rugby: “It’s full of passion and heart. You have to be really dedicated to play.” The international trip included a tour from Beijing to Shanghai to Hong Kong. Williams is ... read more >>
New Blended Learning Model at ICEF Holds No One Back, Leaves No One Behind
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 05 March 2014
First graders at Lou Dantzler complete lessons on laptops as part of Inner City Education Foundation’s  new blended learning model . A Frederick Douglass middle school student works on his math ... read more >>