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Has the community turned its back on Westchester H.S.?
Written by Florence Bracy 19 February 2009
Nearly 35 years ago, Westchester became the neighborhood high school for families residing in the Windsor Hills/View Park area. Then, comprised of predominantly white students who lived in the Westchester ... read more >>
We All Have A Role In Educating Children
Written by Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte 19 February 2009
Over the past several years, a great deal has been made about the roles and responsibilities of teachers, principals and administrators in helping each student reach and/or exceed his or her potential. ... read more >>
Bethune Middle School Re-Opens Swimming Pool After 15 Year Closure
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
Water Safety Program Completes Inaugural Session Swimming pool accidents and drowning rates are higher in the inner city than in other communities. And, according to statistics compiled by the USA ... read more >>
Art Center College of Design Announces Spring 2009 Session
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
Program is Open to all Fourth to Eighth Graders Art Center College of Design, one of the world's premier art and design schools, has opened registration for the Spring 2009 session of its Art ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Brings the Village Together for the Benefit of South L.A. Youth
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 February 2009
"This training has changed my life in so many positive ways!" "Thank you for providing such a wonderful training session!" "Awesome conference! I left rejuvenated, better equipped, ... read more >>
Family of Slain SWAT Officer to Hold Anniversary Celebration
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2009
Proceeds will go to the Randal D. Simmons Outreach Foundation. February 7, 2009, marks the one year anniversary of LAPD SWAT Officer Randy Simmons death.  The Family of Officer Randal "Randy" ... read more >>
The Hidden Dangers of Carbon Monoxide
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 January 2009
Bitter cold weather can bring more than just frosty mornings and runny noses. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the odorless predator--carbon monoxide, also known as CO--sends ... read more >>
Human Stem Cell Trials Win Approval
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 January 2009
A therapy developed at UC Irvine that allowed paralyzed rats to walk again has won federal approval for clinical trials, making it the world's first embryonic stem cell treatment that will be tested ... read more >>
American Cancer Society Fights for Better Health Care
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 22 January 2009
Members of the American Cancer Society launched a program last year to "call attention to the urgent need for quality, affordable care for all Americans," they said. "As part of the initiative, ... read more >>
UC Enrollment to Decline Due to Funding
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 January 2009
Citing a shortfall in state funding, the University of California Board of Regents agreed last week to reduce resident freshman enrollment by 2,300 at six campuses for the 2009 10 school year, but ... read more >>
Layoffs Pending for LAUSD Employees
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2009
In the face of a widening budget gap, Los Angeles Unified School District officials said in remarks reported last week that they could soon send nearly 3,000 nonpermanent teachers notices warning ... read more >>
Black Press Inaugural Gala to Benefit NNPA Wing at Howard University
Written by Hazel Trice Edney (NNPA Editor-in-Chief) 15 January 2009
Among the string of glitzy galas and balls to kick off the Inaugural festivities will be one held by the National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation and the National Black Chamber of Commerce--with ... read more >>
Black Youth Leadership Project Accepting Applications for March Leislative Open House
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2009
The Black Youth Leadership Project is now accepting applications for its Annual Legislative Open House, which will be held on Friday, March 6th in the State Capitol. The event is open to all high school ... read more >>
Charter School Accepting Applications for Low Income
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 January 2009
A charter school organization for students in low- income communities in Los Angeles announced it is accepting applications for entering sixth- and ninth-graders to its network of 16 college-preparatory ... read more >>
Climbing Fences: Obstacles to Diabetes Care in South L.A
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 15 January 2009
The average American with type 2 diabetes who has access to a television, the internet, a radio, a library or any other media outlet knows that eating right, exercising, taking medications as prescribed ... read more >>
Courageous Rose Parade Rider
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 January 2009
Jennie Henry of Compton was one of 14 Kaiser Permanente patients who were selected to ride on the healthcare provider's Rose Parade float on New Year's Day. She is shown here on parade day ... read more >>
Five Ways to Make 50-Plus the Best Years of Your Life
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 January 2009
You're getting older, it's true. But it's how you get older that matters. Being afraid of it is like being afraid of getting more channels on your TV: It can be a little disorienting at ... read more >>
Getting Tested is Key to Saving Lives
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 08 January 2009
The idea of HIV/ AIDS as a death sentence is a thing of the past, said Dr. Wilbert C. Jordan, medical director of the Oasis Clinic in Los Angeles, which helps HIV/ AIDS patients in the community regardless ... read more >>
The Black College Expo Returns to Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 01 January 2009
The Black College Expo expands to full service as The College Expo with an array of year round services for underserved students and their families to help with college, careers and beyond. TCE returns ... read more >>
Is Aging the Real Enemy to Staying Healthy and Strong?
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 January 2009
Vibrant, vital, happy and healthy--this is the ideal state of life that virtually everyone wants to achieve, regardless of age. It's doable, but the secret isn't a cosmetic quick-fix. Rather, ... read more >>
Deadly Passions: What's Done in the Dark Could Kill You
Written by Tuala Williams (Special to the NNPA from the Dallas Examiner) 01 January 2009
The need to be loved is a strong desire. The longing to be wanted can be just as strong. It is the stuff that songs, books and movies are made of. In fact, the drive can become so strong and so dangerous ... read more >>
Helen Keller Park Annual Holiday Christmas Party
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 01 January 2009
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas was the guest of honor at the recent Annual Holiday Christmas Party at Helen Keller Park, hosted by the County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and ... read more >>
Sweet Savvy: Tips for a Sweet and Smart Holiday
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2008
Today's kids may not have old-fashioned 'visions of sugar plums' dancing in their heads, but they do have plenty of contemporary holiday sweets on their minds. The food-focused holidays ... read more >>
City Officials Announce Child Abuse Campaign
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2008
City of Los Angeles officials announced a campaign aimed at preventing child sexual exploitation and promoting Internet safety last week. "As the city's chief prosecutor, I am constantly ... read more >>
Bobbie and Bernard Parks Bring Snow, Gifts and Fun to Leimert Park
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 18 December 2008
For the sixth consecutive year, 8th District Los Angeles City Councilmember Bernard Parks and his wife Bobbie, recently hosted the Annual Winter Wonderland, Toy Give Away and Snow Village in the Leimert ... read more >>

 

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