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Mental Health Issues on Skid Row and Beyond
Written by Maya Humes, Sentinel Intern 24 July 2014
On June 30, LAPD Senior Lead Officer Deon Joseph, who has been patrolling Skid Row for 16 years, wrote in the Downtown News that Skid Row is currently "in the throes of a mental health state of emergency."  While ... read more >>
188 Youth Defy The Odds and Ends
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 June 2014
Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Children & Family Services, Philip L. Browning introduced speakers and congratulated the graduates. KTLA 5 Morning News Co-Anchor, Chris Schauble ... read more >>
In Memory of Dr. Maya Angelou; An American Great
Written by Eric Lee, Sentinel Contributing Writer 12 June 2014
  Dr. Angelou reminds us all to be humbled by life, and to be in tune with our realities for better or for worse as they make us who we are. (photo by Associated Press) Recently, the world witnessed ... read more >>
Apple buys headphone maker, music streamer Beats for $3 billion
Written by Associated Press 28 May 2014
Luke Wood, Jimmy Lovine and Dr. Dre Rob Bennett/AP Images for Beats by Dr. Dre Apple is striking a new chord with a $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, a headphone and music ... read more >>
Tax Time Tip Sheet: Simplify e-Filing with Mobile Tax Tips and Apps from Aio Wireless
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 April 2014
Mobile tax filing is on the rise with nearly 50% of people using their smartphones to file their taxes. We are fast approaching the tax deadline set by Uncle Sam, and this frantic and stressful time ... read more >>
Getting Covered Means I Get to Focus on What Matters: My Kids
Written by Shellie Braggs 12 March 2014
  I work hard helping at-risk young adults in Dallas get the job training and life skills they need to make better lives for themselves and their families. I know how important that is because I’m ... read more >>
Next Generation of African American McDonald’s Owners Carry Family Torch
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 27 February 2014
Donald Bailey Jr. who owns a McDonald’s in the Crenshaw Community poses with his dad, Donald Bailey Sr. who is also a franchise owner Three second generation McDonald’s franchise owners ... read more >>
Hot Dog on a Stick Files Bankruptcy
Written by City News Service 07 February 2014
Hot Dog on a Stick (photo courtesy of Facebook) Hot Dog on a Stick, the Carlsbad-based chain of shopping mall eateries known for staff in brightly colored, striped uniforms and impaled corn dogs, announced ... read more >>
Congratulations to Robert Shives!
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 February 2014
 Robert Shives Jr Associate General Counsel, Fujitsu America, Inc.  Shives was recently elected to the board of San Jose Jazz (photo courtesy of AABLI) Members of the African American Board Leadership ... read more >>
Business in Black History: North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 06 February 2014
Downtown Durham view showing the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company Headquarters. In 1965, the N.C. Mutual Life Insurance building became the tallest office building owned by African Americans ... read more >>
BOE Launches 2014 Volunteer Tax Preparation Assistance Season
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 February 2014
 California Taxpayers leave 1.2 Billion in tax refunds on the table. Board of Equalization Chairman Jerome E. Horton, reported that 1.2 Billion Dollars in federal tax refunds and $180 million in state ... read more >>
Day Wear to Holiday Attire, Gaudy Garbs Boutique Has It
Written by Shonassee Shaver, Sentinel Contributing Writer 22 November 2013
Toya Jamison, owner of Gaudy Garbs Boutique Photo by Shonassee shaver There is no need to go anywhere for holiday attire when you have fashionable Gaudy Garbs Boutique in your neighborhood.  GGB ... read more >>
Estate Planning 101: BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS
Written by Marlene S. Cooper 17 October 2013
“I don’t care if the lawyers and the courts end up with all of the money.  I just don’t want her to get a penny of it.”  This is the type of statement I’ve heard several times in a dispute ... read more >>
October Power Business Seminar in Torrance
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 11 October 2013
Are state lawmakers sometimes treated like celebrities? It seemed that way on Monday, October 7 when an enthusiastic small business owner jumped in front of the camera and stood shoulder-to- shoulder ... read more >>
Louis Rubin is a dedicated Assistant Store Manager for Orchard Supply Hardware
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer generalinfo@lasentinel.net 03 October 2013
   Orchard Supply Hardware assistant store manager, Louis Rubin Photo By Brian W. Carter   Assistant store manager Louis Rubin is a store employee at Orchard Supply Hardware in West Los Angeles; ... read more >>
ACA: You need to know
Written by George Davis, State President, AARP California 26 September 2013
Three years after becoming law, plenty of Americans really don’t understand what the Affordable Care Act – also known as Obamacare - already does, and what it will do in the near future. It’s time ... read more >>
Favorite juice bar and book store expands in Carson
Written by Charlene Muhammad Sentinel Contributing Writer 26 September 2013
Lori Carter, owner of Juice-C-Juice Books & More, cuts ribbon to her newly expanded store in Carson, CA.  City officials Councilwoman Lula Davis-Holmes, Mayor Jim Dear and Councilmember Mike Gipson ... read more >>
LA84 Foundation President Anita DeFrantz Elected to the IOC Executive Board
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 20 September 2013
LA84 Foundation President Anita DeFrantz has been elected to the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).  DeFrantz was first elected to the IOC on October 17, 1986 and previously ... read more >>
Siebert Financial Corp. Appoints Suzanne Shank as Acting CEO
Written by Sentinel Wire Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 20 September 2013
Jane H. Macon Named Chairwoman; Robert Mazzarella Appointed Vice-Chairman Siebert Financial Corporation [NASDAQ:SIEB] recently announced the appointment of Suzanne Shank as Acting CEO of the Company ... read more >>
AltaMed Breaks Ground in Watts
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 September 2013
BREAKING NEW GROUND IN WATTS: AltaMed Health Services Corporation, one of the largest independent Federally Qualified Community Health Centers in the nation, breaks new ground on their first senior ... read more >>
ALTAMED BREAKS GROUND ON SENIOR CARE CENTER IN WATTS
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
AltaMed Health Services, an independent federally qualified community health center will be breaking ground on their first location in South Los Angeles, a senior care center located in Watts.  Community ... read more >>
Estate Planning 101: Breathing Life Into the “Living Trust”
Written by Attorney Marlene S. Cooper 06 September 2013
Many people having good intentions establish a living trust to operate during their lifetime in case of disability and to distribute their assets without probate when they pass away.  However, some ... read more >>
The Music Center Invites High School Artists to Step Into the Spotlight Applications Now Available for Music Center's Spotlight Program
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 06 September 2013
Officials at The Music Center in Los Angeles are inviting Southern California high school students in the performing and visual arts to apply to their Spotlight program, they said. Now in its 26th year, ... read more >>
Sharpton Appoints Janaye Ingram to Executive Post in Organization
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Washington Informer 06 September 2013
Janaye Ingram (Courtesy of nationalactionnetwork.net) The Rev. Al Sharpton announced on August 29 that he has selected Janaye Ingram as the national executive director of National Action Network, the ... read more >>
Consumer bureau: Too few use loan forgiveness
Written by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press 28 August 2013
    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 33 million workers qualify to have their student loans forgiven because they work in schools, hospitals or city halls, but too few take advantage of the options because ... read more >>

 

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