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Nap Without Guilt: It Boots Sophisticated Memory
Written by Lauran Neergaard (Associated Press) 04 December 2008
Just in time for the holidays, some medical advice most people will like: Take a nap. Interrupting sleep seriously disrupts memory-making, compelling new research suggests. But on the flip side, taking ... read more >>
Legislators, Faculty, and Students Call for Renewed Investment in Public Higher Education
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 December 2008
As the Legislature reconvenes amidst an economic crisis, education stakeholders gather to call for a "New Deal for Higher Education" from the Federal Government The State Assembly began ... read more >>
Watts Learning Center Gets Permanent Location
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 November 2008
The Watts Learning Center Charter School just got a little bigger. The long-awaited opening of the charter school's new permanent facility attracted the likes of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, ... read more >>
Maryland's Black Colleges Historically Underfunded
Written by Sean Yoes 06 November 2008
A new report says Maryland's Historically Black Institutions (HBI) have been historically underfunded by the state and more money has to be invested in Black schools if they are going to compete ... read more >>
Few Options Remain When Job Insurance Disappears
Written by Tom Murphy (AP) 06 November 2008
Leah Smith shells out more than $730 a month for health insurance but you won't hear her complaining. Among the jobless, Smith is one of the lucky few with solid health insurance that she can ... read more >>
AIDS-Hit Swaziland Promotes Circumcision
Written by Clare Nullis (AP) 06 November 2008
Nelson Mdlovu strides out of the small clinic with a spring in his step and a smile on his lips just minutes after being circumcised. Mdlovu swallowed his fears to line up with nine other equally ... read more >>
‘Hands Around Crenshaw’ Interfaith Celebration
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 November 2008
On the eve of America’s most historic presidential race, youth and adults, Black and Brown, Christians and Muslims all gathered together in a show of unity and solidarity.   In partnership ... read more >>
Alpha Phi Alpha Casino Night
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 November 2008
The Distinguished Brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, Beta Psi Lambda Alumni Chapter, request your presence this Friday night, November 7, at their casino night scholarship fundraiser, ... read more >>
Wesson Says Area Kids Have a Place in Space Travel
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 October 2008
Young people from South Los Angeles have a future in space and science, according to Councilmember Herb Wesson. "If you can dream it, you can achieve it," said Wesson, who has become a strong ... read more >>
Three New Green Dot Schools Are Among the First in the Country to be LEED Certified
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 October 2008
 Attorney General Jerry Brown Inaugurates Namesake Green Dot Public School Three New Green Dot Schools Are Among the First in the Country to be LEED Certified for their Environmentally Friendly ... read more >>
AIDS treatment should start sooner, study finds
Written by Marilynn Marchione Associated Press 30 October 2008
People who have the AIDS virus should start drug treatments sooner than current guidelines recommend, suggests a large new study that could change the care of hundreds of thousands of Americans. ... read more >>
Study Says Lack of African-Americans in Science Field Hurting Industry
Written by J. Coyden Palmer (Special to the NNPA from the Chicago Crusader) 25 September 2008
 A study that surveyed Fortune 1000 STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) executives representing leading science and technology companies in the United States, was released ... read more >>
The Community Goes Back to School with Crenshaw High School Students
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 September 2008
While many Angelinos headed back to work after Labor Day, nearly 100 concerned parents, alumni, business leaders and community members embarked on a far more festive early morning ritual—cheering ... read more >>
Clean Hands Jingle Contest
Written by Voices Inc 15 August 2008
Winner gets $2500 Educational Scholarship.  Think you can write a :30 second jingle?  The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is encouraging children to wash their hands to ... read more >>
LA’s Leaders Bring Summer Jobs to Area Youth
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 31 July 2008
Colgate-Palmolive and Ralphs Grocery Company join speaker Karen Bass, Deputy Mayor Larry Frank, and Councilmember Janice Hahn in supporting youth employment and training School is out and thousands of ... read more >>
Free Lectures and Art Adventures for Families Held Daily
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 31 July 2008
The museum presents programming and examines conservation issues from around the world Performances and Film The rich performance and film schedule includes dance, music, film, video, and spoken word. ... read more >>
Junior Fire Cadet Program a Success
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 24 July 2008
As our youth face the unpredictable future, they do so with the help of those who have gone on before them. Whatever they do to prepare for their future, it is helpful for them to be able to hear, see ... read more >>
50 Year High School Reunion Set
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 24 July 2008
John C. Fremont classes of Winter/Summer 1958 will celebrate their 50th Class Reunion on Saturday, July 26, at the Los Angeles Airport Sheraton Gateway Hotel. The Continentals and Elitians classes ... read more >>
Project Impact Enriches Lives of At-Risk Children and Families
Written by Myra Blackburn, Sentinel Intern 24 July 2008
Just like it takes a village to a raise child, it takes a community organization like Project Impact to steer at-risk children and families in the right direction. In 1986, Pastor Matthew Harris, executive ... read more >>
Family Reunion Season
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 24 July 2008
This family reunion season address your family’s kidney health kidney disease and the African American community Family reunions are filled with joy, laughter and lots of family fun. It’s ... read more >>
Students Receive $42,000 in College Scholarships
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 24 July 2008
Twenty-one African American high school seniors received $2,000 college scholarships from Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Southern California.  These students were recently honored at ... read more >>
School Buses Get Environmental Makeover
Written by City News Service 17 July 2008
CNS - Almost $68 million in voter approved state bond funds will be used to make Southland school bus fleets environmentally friendly, it was announced. More than $47 million of the funding from Proposition ... read more >>
USC Cardiologist Program Loses Accreditation
Written by City News Service 17 July 2008
CNS - The program to train cardiologists at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center has been stripped of its national accreditation by the Chicago-based Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, ... read more >>
Wanted: Single or Married Adults
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 10 July 2008
 Foster mother Mollie Jelks with children, Kendra, 12, Amy 10, Tyler, 9, and Sean, 6.Children’s Bureau hosts upcoming Foster Care and Adoption Orientation “My heart jumped for ... read more >>
It’s All About ‘Healing’
Written by Lady Phelencia 03 July 2008
On Saturday, June 28, at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles, California, The Horton Theatre Group presented a thought-provoking, heart-wrenching, soul-stirring production entitled, “I’m ... read more >>

 

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