Economic Downturn Hurts Future Measure Q Bond Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) today announced that the current economic crisis is not only impacting the General Fund, but the District's Bond Program as well.  Like most homes in ... read more >>
LAUSD Board Member Marguerite LaMotte Hosts Student Leadership Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Students representing 13 middle and high schools participated in the 4th Annual Board District 1 Student Leadership Conference, hosted by LAUSD Board Member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte.The event, held ... read more >>
ICEF Public Schools Receives $8.6 Million Grant To Support Expansion
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Grant from CA Department of Education Will Provide Tuition-Free After-School Programs for 800 Students at the High-Performing Public Charter Schools  ICEF Public Schools today announced that it has ... read more >>
El Camino High Student Wins Online Video Contest With 130,901 VOTES
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
A video submitted by Loren Simons, a sophomore at El Camino Real High School, received the grand prize in a contest sponsored by Los Angeles Unified Board of Education Member Tamar Galatzan.Galatzan will ... read more >>
El Camino College's Outstanding Students Set to Transfer
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Shaminna Mingon Jones is on her way to a nursing career, a path she is proud to pursue. As the student speaker at the 62nd Annual Commencement ceremony at El Camino College. Shaminna is eager to share ... read more >>
Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines Proposes Deeper Cuts
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Faced with a growing deficit and a July 1 deadline to submit a budget balanced for the next three years as required by state law, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines ... read more >>
Closing the Gap: Grades Plus State Tests
Written by Taiesha Flenaugh (Contributing Writer) 25 June 2009
I was shocked by Ken Miller's cover story entitled "Crenshaw Holding the Line on Exit Exam." Some honor roll students at Crenshaw High School have repeatedly failed the California High School Exit Exam. ... read more >>
LAUSD School Ranked Among Top 50 Public High Schools
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
LAUSD SCHOOL RANKED AMONG TOP 50 PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS IN U.S. BY NEWSWEEK MAGAZINE The Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies (LACES) in the Los Angeles Unified School District has been ranked among the ... read more >>
Summer Youth Swimming Program to Kick-Off
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
6,000 participants at 36 pools to gain access to healthy activity, learn water safety, and gain job training through Kaiser Permanente's $1.7 million program Kaiser Permanente and the City of Los Angeles ... read more >>
Project Fatherhood: Supporting Men To Become Great Parents
Written by Janet Alston Jackson 25 June 2009
They greet one another with smiles, hugs, and brotherly salutes. There is a camaraderie and a strong sense of pride among the men who attended The Fatherhood Solution Conference just hours before Father's ... read more >>
Consumers advised not to ingest "Seven Color Crystal Bolls"
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
The Los Angeles County Health Officer is warning consumers about possible health hazards associated with "Seven Color Crystal Bolls", a product sold at many discount stores. This product contains multi-colored ... read more >>
Black Tie Gala Honors Leaders in African-American Community
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Guests and celebrities pay tribute to honorees and join March of Dimes fight against prematurityMarch of Dimes will host the 11th Annual Healthy Babies, Healthy Futures gala, sponsored by Farmers Insurance, ... read more >>
Children's Institute's Annual Fatherhood Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
Focused on the Impact of Father Presence/Absence Professionals in the fields of health, juvenile justice, education and social work, come together to discuss fatherhood related issues and hear about innovative ... read more >>
Riding escalators: A summer safety reminder
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
Summer means more time spent out and about. With activities ranging from swimming at the local pool to attending festivals, amusement parks and sporting events, people are visiting new places and entering ... read more >>
Easy Ways to Tap Olive Oil's Goodness
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
Pure, all-natural foods have been gaining in popularity. From choosing whole-wheat pastas over enriched pasta to brown rice over white rice, Americans are paying more attention to what they eat. And when ... read more >>
Nutrition Vital for Good Eyesight
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
Caring for eyes includes paying attention to nutrition, with recent studies showing a strong correlation between good nutrition and the prevention of age-related eye diseases. Approximately 43 million ... read more >>
Soul Cups to Host Free Cupcake Tasting
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
Say Cheese Cafe in Silverlake, Saturday, June 27On Saturday, June 27th, Soul Cups Cupcake and Catering owner and founder and Echo Park resident, Celeste Alleyne will showcase her cupcakes made with down ... read more >>
Canter’s Statement Regarding Passage of Teacher Quality Motion
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
LAUSD Boardmember Marlene Canter issued the following statement in response to passage of a the Teacher Quality motion by the LAUSD Board of Education to reform the labyrinthine and expensive process to ... read more >>
Final Celebration of the Charles Mingus - Son of Watts
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
                                           The booklet “Tales from the ... read more >>
LAUSD's Snack-off Competition
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 June 2009
                                Students from Florence Griffith Joyner Elementary School prepare their peach ... read more >>
LA CARES to Host Mentors and Parents Reception
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
The Los Angeles CARES Mentoring Movement will hold a free Mentors & Partners Reception on Thursday, June 18, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, The Expo Center, 3980 S. Menlo Ave., Los Angeles. The theme for the event ... read more >>
Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines on Federal Stimulus Funds for Schools
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
Echoing President Obama's plan to use the federal stimulus money to save or create jobs, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines today said that the District's decentralization ... read more >>
SHIELDS for Families Receives Recognition
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
SHIELDS for Families' co-founder Kathryn Icehower at the 2009 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards. Recipients receive $125,000 and additional support from the Foundation.Icehower, a social worker ... read more >>
Sunday Spring Concerts in Inglewood
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
The City of Inglewood will host free concerts on Sundays during the month of June in the new Grevillea Art Park, located at 231 S. Grevillea Ave. The concerts will be held on Sunday June 14, 21, and 28, ... read more >>
Strategies for Keeping the Peace in Your Relationship
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
In the revolutionary new book, How God Changes Your Brain, Andrew Newberg, M.D. and Mark Robert Waldman share in an easy-to-read format, their latest research evidence how spiritual practices better your ... read more >>

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