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Estate Planning 101: Estate Planning for Your Pet
Written by Attorney Marlene S. Cooper 26 April 2013
You may have heard of a case a couple of years ago in which a very wealthy lady left several million dollars for the care of her pet.  While some think such a thing is absurd, it is a fact that some ... read more >>
Councilman Dennis Zine Hires Former NFL Star Glyn Milburn
Written by Sentinel News Servicegeneralinfo@lasentinel.net 26 April 2013
Glyn Milburn Councilman Dennis Zine has hired African American Glyn Milburn to serve as a special assistant in his city hall office. Milburn, a resident of Inglewood, is a graduate of Stanford University ... read more >>
Mayor Villraigosa Mandates MTA Hold Contractors Accountable For Lack of Blacks Hired on Phase I of Crenshaw Rail Project
Written by Kenneth Miller Asst. Managing Editor 25 April 2013
The Metro Transportation Authority (MTA) pledged significant African American participation during the construction phase of the Metro Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor and also signed a project labor agreement ... read more >>
Estate Planning 101: Strike One … Strike Two
Written by Attorney Marlene S. Cooper 19 April 2013
My husband loves baseball, so much so that when we go to a major city he sometimes makes it a point to visit the local baseball stadium.  He is fond of saying corny stuff like “Baseball is precious, ... read more >>
Pilot and Engineer Mensa-Wood Brings Expertise to San Onofre Nuclear Plant
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 19 April 2013
Ewurabena Mensa-Wood SCE Honors Mensa-Wood in Celebration of Women’s History and Diversity Months Growing up in Tema on the Atlantic Coast of Ghana, Ewurabena Mensa-Wood had the dream of one day ... read more >>
National Bar Association Honors Angela Bassett & Nation's Top Attorneys
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 19 April 2013
(L-R) John E. Page, President, National Bar Association, Allen J. Webster, Jr., Superior Court Judge State of California, County of Los Angeles, Kim K.W. Rucker, Executive Vice President, Corporate ... read more >>
Estate Planning 101: A More Powerful Power of Attorney
Written by Attorney Marlene S. Cooper 11 April 2013
As you may already know, the power of attorney (POA) form gives your agent the authority to take care of most of your financial transactions for you if you are incapacitated or otherwise unable to ... read more >>
George Davis Appointed AARP State President
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 11 April 2013
George Davis African-American Business Executive is Top Advocate for AARP’s 3.1 million members in California George Davis of Los Angeles, CA, has been appointed AARP California State President. ... read more >>
African American Investors Optimistic About Financial Future and the Economy, but Concerned About Retirement, According to Recent Wells Fargo Survey
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 10 April 2013
          Media:    Matt Hurwitz 415-396-6964 Matthew.s.hurwitz@wellsfargo.com   Sarah Tonigan 505-818-7480 Sarah.h.tonigan@wellsfargoadvisors.com African American ... read more >>
Congresswoman Maxine Waters Endorses Wendy Greuel for Mayor
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 09 April 2013
Los Angeles – Congresswoman Maxine Waters announced today that she is endorsing Wendy Greuel for mayor of Los Angeles and joining Greuel’s campaign as a co-chair. Throughout her 37 years of public ... read more >>
Estate Planning 101: “PAY NOW OR PAY LATER”
Written by Attorney Marlene S. Cooper 05 April 2013
You may have heard and read about the benefits of a living trust as an estate planning tool.  You may think it is the right thing to do -- but you’re stopped cold by the price tag.  Let’s look ... read more >>
AEG AND WILLIAMS/DAME & ASSOCIATES ANNOUNCE DEAL DEVELOP NEW RENAISSANCE HOTEL AT L.A. LIVE
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 05 April 2013
AEG, developers of L.A. LIVE and Williams/Dame & Associates, the firm behind the city’s “South Park” residential towers and downtown hotel projects, disclosed that they have signed an agreement ... read more >>
SBA Deputy Said to Go "Beyond the Call of Duty" for Black Businesses
Written by Hazel Trice Edney Special to the Sentinel generalinfo@lasentinel.net 05 April 2013
Marie Johns, Deputy Administrative, U.S. Small Business Administration Doyle Mitchell, president, Industrial Bank, chairman, National Bankers Association; Marie Johns, SBA Deputy Administrator; ... read more >>
Wells Fargo and New Directions Partner to Help Veterans Transition Back into Civilian Life
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 04 April 2013
Left to right on platform) Byron Reed, head of Community Development for L.A. Metro/Orange County, Lefky Mansi, L.A. Metro Community Bank area president, Gregg Scott, New Directions President and CEO, ... read more >>
Hyundai-Kia recalling nearly 1.9 million vehicles
Written by Tom Krisher, Associated Press 03 April 2013
(AP Photo)   DETROIT (AP) — Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia are recalling almost 1.9 million vehicles to fix problems with air bags and brake light switches. The switch recall covers almost ... read more >>
The California Wellness Foundation Announces New Board Appointments
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 29 March 2013
Barbara Stagger  Eugene Washington Distinguished physicians step into leadership roles on TCWF’s Board and make history. The Board of Directors of The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF) ... read more >>
Estate Planning 101:“DON’T WAIT TO PROBATE”
Written by Attorney Marlene S. Cooper 29 March 2013
I was first introduced to the court proceeding called “probate” as a result of a frantic call I received soon after I began practicing law.  The caller, a real estate agent, was handling an escrow ... read more >>
Danisha Danielle: A Woman Who Exemplifies Hard Work and Pursuing Your Dreams
Written by Nicole Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer nicolew@lasentinel.net 28 March 2013
 Danisha Danielle Hoston, President of Hoston & Associates, Inc.    Danisha Danielle Hoston is a multi-millionaire investor in investment properties in the LA-area.             ... read more >>
Jenesse is ‘Proud to Salute’ Kenneth Bentley
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 22 March 2013
Jenesse is proud to salute Kenneth Bentley, vice president Community Affairs and Education at Nestle USA as one of the 2013 Silver Rose Honorees  Vice President Community Affairs at Nestlé USA, ... read more >>
Estate Planning 101: PROBATE - AN OVERVIEW
Written by Attorney Marlene S. Cooper (Contributing Writer) 19 January 2013
  Estate Planning 101   By Attorney Marlene S. Cooper   “PROBATE - AN OVERVIEW”             As a general rule, the way title to property is held on the date of a person’s ... read more >>
Michelle Rhee Names Kahlil Byrd as StudentsFirst New President
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 January 2013
Kahlil Byrd StudentsFirst, a bipartisan grassroots education reform movement, announced key new hires as the organization transitions into its next phase of development.  The new hires include individuals ... read more >>
Demolition Bash at West L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 January 2013
West Los Angeles College president Nabil Abu-Ghazaleh man’s equipment that will be used to demolish 43-year-old “temporary” buildings that are finally being removed thanks to a construction bond ... read more >>
Estate Planning 101: One Property, Many Probates
Written by Attorney Marlene S. Cooper (Contributing Writer) 03 January 2013
  Estate Planning 101   By Attorney Marlene S. Cooper   One Property, Many Probates   On several occasions I have handled multiple probates for the same piece of real estate.  When someone ... read more >>
Toyota settlement gets preliminary approval
Written by Associated Press 03 January 2013
  Toyota settlement gets preliminary approval  (AP) — A plaintiffs' attorney says a U.S. District Court judge in California has given preliminary approval to a $1 billion-plus settlement with Toyota ... read more >>
A Family Legacy of Serving the Community: The Homer and Marian Broome Foundation
Written by Nicole Williams (Contributing Writer) 03 January 2013
  A Family Legacy of Serving the Community: The Homer and Marian Broome Foundation   Marian and Homer Broome   By Nicole Williams Contributing Writer   It was the vision of the late Marian ... read more >>

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