Waters Addresses Foreclosure Crisis at Hearing
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 06 December 2007
 U.S. Representative Maxine WatersU.S. Representative Maxine Waters and Congress’ Housing Subcommittee held a hearing Friday November 30 in Los Angeles to address California’s ongoing ... read more >>
Restaurants Urged to Reduce Use of Trans Fats
Written by City News Service 22 November 2007
CNS - A voluntary program in which Los Angeles County restaurants will be urged to reduce their use of trans fat—the catch-all term for unsaturated fats made with partially hydrogenated plant oils ... read more >>
Peggy Hill:Owner of Newberry Hill Frozen Yogurt Gallery
Written by Christine Sabathia 22 November 2007
For as long as she can remember, yogurt enthusiast Peggy Hill has had to drive miles and miles out of her own community in order to satisfy her taste buds’ craving of the smooth tasty treat. But ... read more >>
New Housing in Compton
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 08 November 2007
The Long Term Care Housing Corporation and the City of Compton broke ground Saturday November 3 on what will be the Alameda Court town home development. The 28-unit complex will sit on an almost three- ... read more >>
Community Market Regains Support After Fire
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 08 November 2007
  BACK IN BUSINESS:  After being burned down in 2005, Harris Grocery Market reopened in May and has regained customers after appearances at the Inglewood Marketplace and Taste of Soul.Over ... read more >>

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Web Site Seeks Empowerment of Hip Hop Community
Written by Super User 01 November 2007
Alex Avant and Evan Brenner of www.IAMHIPHOP.COM — photo credit: Sonya Haynes IAMHIPHOP.COM is an up-and-coming Web site for hip hop lovers, and lovers-to-be. Founded by ... read more >>
Famed Attorney and Client Victorious in $30 Million Lottery Trial
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 01 November 2007
Attorney Willie Gary along with his son Sekou Gary and Attorney Manuel Socias hold up a copy of the winning lottery ticket owned by Abraham Shakespeare after the ‘not guilty” verdict was announced ... read more >>
Reports: Merrill Lynch CEO Close to Exit
Written by Joe Bel Bruno, Associated Press 01 November 2007
AP - Stan O’Neal, the beleaguered chief executive of Merrill Lynch & Co., was reportedly close to resigning Sunday (Oct. 28) amid broad criticism for leading the world’s largest brokerage ... read more >>
Mel's Fish Market Gets a New Look
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 25 October 2007
Mel’s Fish Market, the fabled “You Buy, We Fry” fried fish emporium that has been a staple of the Crenshaw district for more than two decades now, is making a change. Started by entrepreneur ... read more >>
Taste of Soul Vendors Offer Delicious Preview
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 04 October 2007
By Evan BarnesSentinel Staff WriterOlusheyi BanjoSentinel Intern Evan Barnes/Sentinel Photo WINGSTOP OWNERS:?Danny Griffin (left) and Robin Kirksey’s framchise will be one of the ... read more >>
Millenneum Shoe Store Arrives in Inglewood
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 04 October 2007
Francis Taylor/Sentinel Photo Millenneum Shoe Store Manger Kristine Gors, right, displays footwear collection to store patrons during grand opening. Millenneum Shoe Store, an established ... read more >>
Website Brings Auto Dealers, African American Consumers Together
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 04 October 2007
“I have about ten or fifteen dealers who all travel the world,” said Kimatni Rawlins, president and publisher of www.automotiverhythms.com, an online magazine that focuses on providing the ... read more >>
F. Glenn Harvey Leads Team Broadway Federal Bank Straight to the Top
Written by Christine Sabathia 06 September 2007
For years Broadway Federal Bank has been known as the community banking institution started by Elbert Hudson and later built upon by his son Paul Hudson. While the Hudson family is still involved with ... read more >>
BBX 2007 Gets Ready to Take Care of Business
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 30 August 2007
With activities designed to engage all five senses, the Los Angeles Black Business Expo and Trade Show (BBX) is set to launch its 19th season. The three day event, themed “Taking Care of Business ... read more >>
Papa West's Breakfast Cuisine
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 23 August 2007
Downtown Los Angeles has the Pacific Dining Car, Beverly Hills has the Polo Lounge and Leimert Park, in the historically Black section of Los Angeles has Papa West, offering a wide array of complete ... read more >>
County Sees Decline in Home Sales
Written by City News Service 23 August 2007
CNS - Home sales in Los Angeles County declined 23 percent in July, compared to the same month a year ago, but prices increased 5.3 percent, according to figures released by a real estate information ... read more >>
Black Actors to Sell Multi-Million Dollar Estate
Written by City News Service 15 August 2007
CNS - Actress Angela Bassett and husband Courtney B. Vance put their compound near Hancock Park on the market for close to $6 million, it has been reported.The couple, who became the parents of twins ... read more >>
Skyline's Unique Programs Aid Foreclosure Victims
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 19 July 2007
It’s the American dream for individuals to purchase that family home, open that small business or reach their goal of owning income property, but it is also the ultimate nightmare when the threat ... read more >>
Building Your Dream Home? Don't Forget to Look Behind the Walls
Written by ARA 19 July 2007
Imagine the excitement and anticipation of building a new home. You spend months choosing all the right details: the color of the paint and carpets, the style of the light fixtures, even the landscaping ... read more >>
Harold & Belle's Named Best Ethnic Restaurant
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 12 July 2007
Nestled on a well-groomed corner of a mostly residential neighborhood at Jefferson and 10th Avenue in Central Los Angeles, Harold & Belle’s Creole Restaurant began over 38 years ago as a small ... read more >>
Where Do CEOs Turn For Performance Advice?
Written by ARA 12 July 2007
(ARA) - Running a business is one of the biggest challenges a CEO or business owner faces. From hiring staff to managing the books and building a brand to keeping customers happy, business leaders confront ... read more >>
African American Business Summit/Urban Business Expo 2007 Set June 21 and 22
Written by Francis Taylor, Sentinel Staff Writer 13 June 2007
Business owners, entrepreneurs, students, community and business leaders, aspiring business owners, and everyday citizens are bracing themselves and making plans to attend the landmark 10th anniversary ... read more >>
Brown Prepares to Expand Law Firm to L.A.
Written by Evan Barnes, Sentinel Staff Writer 13 June 2007
Over the last 20 years, Janice Brown has been a successful lawyer in San Diego and for the past eight years, she has done so as the head of her law firm, the Brown Law Group.Now, she is preparing for ... read more >>
African Americans Facing 'Digital Dimmer Switch' in Internet Usage, Seniors Especially Disadvantaged
Written by John Kennedy, NNPA Special Correspondent 12 April 2007
While the number of African Americans who frequent the Internet continues to grow, White Web users maintain a good lead amidst the so-called digital divide, according to a recent Pew Internet and American ... read more >>
Planning to Build? Make Sure You Hire the Right Architect
Written by ARA Content 04 April 2007
(ARA) – When you make the decision to build a new home, there are a lot of things to consider. Among them, is the neighborhood right for you? What kind of lot do you want? Will you be close enough ... read more >>