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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 >>
Racial Gap in Colon Cancer Deaths is Widening
Written by Mike Stobbe (Associated Press) 18 December 2008
The racial gap in colon cancer death rates is widening, a new report says, and experts partly blame Blacks' lower screening rates and poor access to quality care. Colon and rectal cancer death ... read more >>
Low Income Children More Obese
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2008
In California, children from low-income households are nearly three times more likely to be obese as children from affluent households, according to a report published by UCLA researchers recently. ... read more >>
Open Enrollment for SESA
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 December 2008
The Southeast Symphony Association (SESA) announces open enrollment for the SESA Music Conservatory second semester. Applications may be submitted by mail or in person at the school during the month ... read more >>
Community Leaders Tell LAUSD to Put Focus on Students
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 18 December 2008
Board member LaMotte joins African American task force The lone African American Los Angeles Unified School Board member, Marguerite LaMotte joined ranks with a bevy of community leaders to launch ... read more >>
Los Angeles Urban League Christmas Sharing Program
Written by Pamela A. Bakewell (Los Angeles Urban League) 11 December 2008
We hope that as an integral part of the Los Angeles Urban League’s family of supporters, you will join us in our Christmas Sharing Program.  Our objective is to present 70 families in our ... read more >>
Art for Young Minds
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2008
The annual ART Walk "Art for Young Minds" at Westchester High School is scheduled for Wednesday, December 17. from 9:00-2:00 P.M. The public is invited. Exhibits will be displayed on the ... read more >>
You Can Still Get Scholarships - Here's How
Written by Candice Richardson (Special to the NNPA from the Seattle Medium) 11 December 2008
A poor economy and dwindling resources for student loans may have you worrying more than ever about funding your child's college education. But there are still scholarships available for those ... read more >>
Interview with Cornel West: 'Hope on a Tight Rope'
Written by Sean Yoes (Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspapers) 11 December 2008
When Cornel West gave us his first book, Race Matters, the world in 1993 was a much different place than it is today. "We are in a new day. I couldn't have said that 15 years ago with Race ... read more >>
Brewer Takes Buy-out
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 11 December 2008
The tenure of the second African American Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has officially come to an end, with a lot of controversy. The Los Angeles Board of Education ... read more >>
California Failed to Comply with HIV Law, Judge Ruled
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2008
CNS--A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled that California failed to comply with a 2002 state law requiring it to extend Medi- Cal coverage to HIV-positive Californians, it was announced recently. ... read more >>
Air Quality has Negative Impact on Children
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 December 2008
CNS--Despite improvements over the past 30 years, Southern California has substandard air quality that has been linked to a host of negative impacts on infants and children, according to a UCLA ... read more >>
Toy Drive to Aid Abused and Neglected Children
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 11 December 2008
Two of Southern California's most reputable non-profit organizations have joined forces to launch a Christmas toy drive will provide gifts for abused and neglected children, it was announced this ... read more >>

 

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