Local Leaders, Students, and Compton Residents Step Up For Breast Cancer
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 October 2013
Official Support — In an effort to raise breast cancer awareness, Compton residents put on their sneakers and hit the streets for the Second Annual “Walk For a Cure,” Saturday, October 19, in front ... read more >>
Taste of Soul Rocks Crenshaw from Beginning to End
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 24 October 2013
  Massive Cultural Community Celebration Satisfies All The official opening ceremony had yet to begin when tens of thousands started to flood Crenshaw Blvd. for the 8th annual Taste of Soul ‘Family ... read more >>
Morris Day to Perform, Ridley Thomas to be Honored at Brotherhood’s 45th Anniversary Gala
Written by Staff and Wire Report generalinfo@lasentinel.net 24 October 2013
  Funk Icons, Morris Day and the Time, will headline the Brotherhood Crusade’s annual gala this year on November 1, which marks the organization’s 45th anniversary. This year Los Angeles County Board ... read more >>
Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt Seek Justice For Johnson Family
Written by Brian W. Carter Sentinel Staff Writer brian@lasentinel.net 24 October 2013
The Johnson family sits transfixed hearing the details of the death of their loved one, Raymond Johnson, after the press conference.  Law firm files wrongful death suit against Riverside law enforcement ... read more >>
Vendor Spotlight: Magic Fingers-Eat’em Up to Present Chicken and Gumbo at the 8th Annual Taste of Soul
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer 17 October 2013
Chicken is a staple in African American food. Owner Delbert Gordon certainly knows this, which is why he has produced some of the best chicken you may ever taste in the Los Angeles County, located ... read more >>
ALTAMED PARTICIPATES IN THE 8TH ANNUAL TASTE OF SOUL
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 17 October 2013
AltaMed Will Offer Free Health Screenings for Diabetes and Hypertension, and Enrollment Opportunities for Senior Care Services AltaMed will be participating for the first time in the annual Taste of Soul ... read more >>
Music 4 The Soul is a Concert with a Cause
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Contributing Writer 17 October 2013
Rose Royce Benefit Concert Comes to L.A. Live Greater Educational Milestones (GEMS) has brought together hit groups from the ‘70s to headline their benefit concert, “Music 4 The Soul.” Cameo, ... read more >>
Chosen By God Arts’ Teens Showcased in ‘Why We Sing’
Written by Troy Tieuel Sentinel Contributing Writer troy@lasentinel.net 17 October 2013
Why We Sing Captivates all with Religious Messages ‘Why We Sing’ is a musical presented by acclaimed youth director Brandon Rainey founder of the Chosen By God Arts, at the Lynwood Performing Arts ... read more >>
Best Start South LA/Broadwa-Manchester helps parents get kids ready for school
Written by Barbara MooreSentinel Contributing Writer 17 October 2013
On September 18 the Best Start South Los Angeles/Broadway-Manchester community partnership presented a Kindergarten Readiness Workshop at the Mark Twain Public Library. The kindergarten workshop was developed ... read more >>
Metro Business Summit to feature Beverly White, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 October 2013
On Monday, October 28, Metro will host the first ever Metro to Crenshaw/LAX Business Opportunities Summit in South Los Angeles.  The Business Summit will highlight the broad range of business and ... read more >>
Brotherhood Crusade Youth Watch the Kings Game with 'The Game'
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 October 2013
Event Puts the Crowning Touch on the Sons & Brothers Campaign Launch Wednesday, October 9, 2013 will forever live in infamy in the hearts and minds of 15 youth and young adults who were anointed ... read more >>
All Trains lead to Taste of Soul!
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 October 2013
Planes, trains and automobiles, whatever your preferred mode of transportation is, this weekend they are all headed to the 8th Annual Taste of Soul Festival on Crenshaw Boulevard. People will be coming ... read more >>
NAACP Pushes for Education Equality
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Contributing Writer 17 October 2013
Los Angeles NAACP President Leon Jenkins joined with civil rights leaders at the Sentinel on Tuesday, October 15 to address the Supreme Court on Proposal 2 and Proposition 209. (Photo by Rajaee Jackson) Civil ... read more >>
Taste of Soul is BACK!
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 16 October 2013
‘Greater at Eight!’ The No. 1 Family Festival Oct. 19 The economic engine that continued to fuel business during the recession and swells by the hundreds of thousands with each growing year, Taste ... read more >>
VIDEO: 2013 StarQuest and StarQuest for Kids Auditions!
Written by Super User II 13 October 2013
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Dr. Carlisle Delivers State of the University Address
Written by Sentinel Wire Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 11 October 2013
South Los Angeles Health Professions School Announces New University Strategic Plan and Continued Commitment to Health Care Reform As California and the nation implement health care reform, Charles R. ... read more >>
Crouch Memorial Goes Up in Flames
Written by City News Service 11 October 2013
A historic church went up in flames in South Los Angeles Tuesday October 8 and two firefighters battling the blaze were temporarily trapped in the building and had to be rescued by their colleagues, with ... read more >>
StarQuest for Kids Brought Talent to the Stage at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer 11 October 2013
Droves of contestants came out to the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza (Macy’s Bridge) to show what they had to offer for this year’s Taste of Soul.  The audition showcased a two part competition ... read more >>
Pat Harvey is CBS/KCAL Soul of News
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing EditorJennifer Bihm Sentinel Staff Writer 11 October 2013
Award winning anchor will grace Taste of Soul again! For award winning journalist Pat Harvey, telling stories is part of her being. The CBS/KCAL news anchor has been as much of a staple in Los Angeles ... read more >>
Taste of Soul Unleashes Monster Line-Up
Written by Kenneth MillerAssistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 11 October 2013
Poncho Sanchez and Mario among big hitters to perform Before the pumpkins are cut and carved for Halloween, the 8th annual Taste of Soul Family Festival, October 19 on Crenshaw Blvd., will unveil ... read more >>
Urban League President Receives NAMC Visionary Award
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 10 October 2013
The National Association of Minority Contractors-Southern California Chapter (NAMCSC) will host its 14th Annual Awards Ceremony, Friday, October 18, at the Doubletree Hotel, 6161 W Centinela in Culver ... read more >>
California Elementary School Truancy Crisis: One Million Truant Students, Billions in Economic Harm
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 October 2013
California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris recently unveiled the first state-wide statistics on California’s truancy crisis, which reveal that, last year alone, 1 million elementary school students ... read more >>
Wesson: Crisis Response Team Needs You
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 10 October 2013
When tragic events happen, who can be relied upon to help?  Who will take charge of locating next of kin, or relatives who can care for a child and avoid placement in foster care?  Who will arrange ... read more >>
College Students Go Head-to-Head as Innovative, Energy-Efficient Home Designs Compete in This Year’s Solar Decathlon
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 October 2013
Decathlete Khalid Omokanye (left) and Tammy Tumbling (right), director of Philanthropy and Community Involvement for Southern California Edison, stand in front of Borealis, an energy-efficient house ... read more >>
Nielsen, keeping the community informed
Written by Edward Rice, III Sentinel Contributing Writer 10 October 2013
Dora Nunez and Wes Hall Mixing it up to find the winner of the iPad II Since its inception, Nielsen has been a staunch supporter of the Taste of Soul Family Festival. It’s a relationship the global ... read more >>