“Just Be Ready” and Win a MacBook Laptop
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Art Contest Encourages Kids & Teens to Express How to Best Prepare for an Emergency LOS ANGELES - Could kids and teens survive an emergency if their life suddenly became unplugged from laptops, cell ... read more >>
L.A. Marathon Day Changes Back to Sunday
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2009
L.A. Marathon Day Changes Back to SundayCNS--The City Council agreed today to move the Los Angeles Marathon back to a Sunday in March beginning next year, siding with runners who said holding the race ... read more >>
Mayor Villaraigosa Launches Summer Youth Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA LAUNCHES SUMMER YOUTH JOBS PROGRAM AT LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY COLLEGESThe program provides opportunities for summer youth employment and job skills training while students continue their ... read more >>
Jazz, Food, and Summer Fun Set for Central Avenue
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
Councilwoman Perry Announces Line-up for the 14th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival Scheduled for July 25 and 26This year the Central Avenue Jazz Festival celebrates its 14th Anniversary here in the ... read more >>
Lee and Culbreath Celebrate Birthdays
Written by Cora Jackson - Fossett (Contributing Writer) 16 July 2009
(From left) Keisha Stewart, Faye Culbreath, Reginald Jone-Sawyer, Charisse Bremond and Rev. Eric Lee.Scores of well-wishers turned out on July 11 to celebrate the birthdays of Faith Culbreath and Rev. ... read more >>
AACCFE to Feature Living Black History Presentation with Ivan J. Houston
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 July 2009
"Black Warriors: The Buffalo Soldiers of World War II" Author Chronicles His Experience in WWII's First Black Infantry Combat UnitOn Sunday, July 12 at 5 pm, the African American Catholic Center for Evangelization ... read more >>
Michael Jackson and the Media’s Madness
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 02 July 2009
Crucified then; canonized now On June 3, 2005, about a week before the jury returned with verdicts on the multiple charges against Michael Jackson in his child molestation case, conservative MSNBC host ... read more >>
My Michael Jackson Encounters
Written by Janet Alston Jackson 02 July 2009
His Passing is Our Message For many years I have worked with celebrities when I was a publicist for CBS and ABC Television Networks. But none I have met made me “star struck” like Michael ... read more >>
The Jackson Family
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 02 July 2009
The family group made music history when their first four singles shot to Number one in 1970  Michael Jackson was one of the most gifted, and most of all popular recording artists of all time. Dominating ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Local Sorority to Host High Tea Fundraiser
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2009
Annual Fundraiser to Honor Scholarship Recipients from Local High SchoolsThe Foothill Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. announced today, they will honor their 2008-2009 Scholarship Recipients ... read more >>
So Cal Alpha Kappa Alpha Chapters host 80th Far Western Regional Conference
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2009
Palm Springs, CA - Themed: "Going Green: Energizing Sorors' Potential in the New Millennium", Southern California area Chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated will host the 80th Annual Far ... read more >>
Junior Gents Honored
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 07 May 2009
Brother Joseph Gambrell helps one of the Alpha Gents tie a neck tie.  Photo Credit - Jason Lewis for Sentinel  The program, which is a part of the Chapter's Project Alpha program, is geared towards ... read more >>
138,000 in Scholarships
Written by Super User 23 April 2009
ALUMNI ACHIEVERS attending 2009 Affair of HonorPhoto by Valerie GoodloeMothers cried. Fathers beamed.  Sisters clapped and grandmothers said "Hallelujah!"The object of all this excitement? It was the ... read more >>
Los Angeles Children's Chorus Hosts Open House
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 April 2009
Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC) hosts a free open house to introduce families to its highly regarded choirs and acclaimed choral training program for youths on Saturday, April 18, 2009, from 2 p.m. ... read more >>
Thirteenth Annual Parent Summit Expecting 5,000
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
Parents are empowering parents with information and resources for the Los Angeles Unified School District's "Thirteenth Annual Parent Summit," Saturday April 25, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Los Angeles ... read more >>
Jenesse Salutes Chef G. Garvin as 2009 Silver Rose Honoree
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
Jenesse is proud to salute Chef G. Garvin as one of the 2009 Silver Rose Honorees. Garvin will be recognized at the Silver Rose Awards Gala and Auction, Sunday, April 19 at the Beverly Hills Hotel and ... read more >>
Marrying at Sea, a Deciding Factor
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 09 April 2009
Spring is here, which means one thing, it's wedding season.In order to insure a well-planned wedding, you will have to determine a place and a budget. Ever thought about tying the knot or renewing your ... read more >>
GCC Takes Screening to a Higher Level
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 09 April 2009
Global Cardio Care clinic is the largest free standing medical and wellness clinic in the world managing deliverance of FDA approved enhanced external counter pulsation known as (EECP).Simply put, EECP ... read more >>
APADS Celebrate Women's History
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2009
The APADS ladies stepped through the portals of the AKA Sorority House in their high heels and high fashion dresses. Accompanying them were the APADS gentlemen and their many guests.What better way to ... read more >>
Urban League's Neighborhood At Work Initiative With CHP Proving Effective
Written by Errica Dotson (Sentinel News Writer) 02 April 2009
Launched in 2007, The Neighborhoods at Work Initiative is a five year comprehensive plan to revitalize the Park Mesa Heights and Crenshaw community.Neighborhood safety is one very important part of this ... read more >>