The Taste of Soul Uplifts Local Business, Residents
Written by Troy Tieuel, Sentinel Contributing Writer 23 October 2014
Photo By Robert Torrence   This year marked the 9th time the Taste of Soul Family Festival has immortalized Crenshaw Boulevard with its atmosphere of fun, family and business prosperity.  Although ... read more >>
Driver attacked after ice cream truck kills boy
Written by Associated Press 23 October 2014
Danisha Mitchell is hugged by a relative at the scene of the accident Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, a day after her 7-year-old son Jamarion Thomas was killed in when his motorized bicycle collided with an ... read more >>
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Host Community Summit
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 October 2014
  More than 50 Deltas from 13 Los Angeles Alumnae chapters appeared before City Council to declare Sept. 30. as Delta Day in Los Angeles  President Herb Wesson hosted members of the Delta Sigma Theta ... read more >>
Taste of Soul Boosts Crenshaw Small Businesses
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 October 2014
  Taste of Soul reigns supreme among LA’s big street festivals, featuring all things “soulful” -- food, music, fine art, fashion and live performances.  But this year, Taste of Soul will ... read more >>
Brenda Marsh Mitchell Square Dedication Announced
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 October 2014
  Brenda Marsh - Mitchell  City Council President Herb Wesson has announced that the dedication of the Brenda Marsh Mitchell Square will take place on Thursday, October 9 at 11:00 a.m. on the southeast ... read more >>
South Coast Air Quality Management District Brings Air Quality Awareness to Taste of Soul!!
Written by Special to the Sentinel 08 October 2014
William Burke and the South Coast Air Quality Management District will join the list of sponsors at this year’s Taste of Soul     Children growing up in areas of Southern California with high ... read more >>
The ‘Queen’ Comes to Taste of Soul!!
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 04 October 2014
The appearance for Latifah will not be her first at Taste of Soul, she made an impromptu appearance two years ago to show her support of the event that celebrates Black culture. Queen Latifah signs ... read more >>
Premiere of the New Taste of Soul App!
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Contributing Writer 02 October 2014
  For the first time in Taste of Soul history a mobile app is born.   Tired of looking timeously for the next food vendor to try during the Taste of Soul Festival? Interested in seeing a list ... read more >>
Photos: Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma visits Los Angeles
Written by Valerie Goodloe, Sentinel Photographer 02 October 2014
1-     Danny J. Bakewell Sr, Executive Publisher/Chairman Bakewell Media, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission and Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-37th District). Photos ... read more >>
Annual Blood Drive Draws Hundreds
Written by Jennifer Bihm and Shonasee Shaver 02 October 2014
  Hundreds of community members and donors came out to 3800 Crenshaw Boulevard in support of saving lives September 27, during the 5th annual Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Foundation blood drive. From ... read more >>
Dates Set for Rod Wright Replacement in Senate
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 02 October 2014
  Democratic Governor Jerry Brown has established the special election dates of Dec. 9, 2014 and Feb. 10, 2015 to fill the California Senate seat vacated by the resignation of Roderick Wright who was ... read more >>
Convicted Triple-Murderer Sentenced to Three Life Prison Terms
Written by TERRI VERMEULEN KEITH City News Service 02 October 2014
Jurors deliberated about two hours before convicting Samuel Little on Sept. 2 of three counts of first-degree murder for the killings of Carol Alford, Audrey Nelson and Guadalupe Apodaca.  Jurors also ... read more >>
The Brotherhood Crusade and SEIU ULTCW Teaches Girls to be Leaders at Camp P.L.U.S.
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 September 2014
(LaNae Williams (left), a camp counselor and youth advocate, and Otesha Mosley, camp organizer and case manager, enjoy the outdoors  at the Brotherhood Crusade’s Camp P.L.U.S. retreat in Big Bear ... read more >>
EPA: ‘Jordan Downs Environmentally Safe’
Written by City News Service 25 September 2014
The state's environmental protection and toxics control agencies concluded that ``no further action is necessary'' after reviewing the results of testing done on soil samples taken from the Jordan Downs ... read more >>
Domestic Violence Up 30 Percent in South L.A., Chief Says
Written by City News Service 25 September 2014
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Charles R. Drew University Returns as Sponsor to Taste of Soul
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 September 2014
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) is returning once again to sponsor the Taste of Soul on Oct. 18th, this time as a Community Partner. “The Taste of Soul provides an opportunity ... read more >>
Blue Line Closed at Downtown Long Beach for 30 Days
Written by City News Service 25 September 2014
(The Metro Blue Line's loop through downtown Long Beach will be closed for 30 days as part of a $1.2 billion overhaul of the county's oldest light-rail line.) Normal 0 ... read more >>
One Precious Drop Can Mean Life For Another
Written by By Brian W. Carter & Nicole Williams 25 September 2014
Sabriya, daughter of Danny J. Bakewell Sr. and Aline Bakewell, passed away after being diagnosed with Leukemia. Sabriya’s Castle of Fun Foundation was created in her honor and hopes to save many ... read more >>
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor, Jennifer Bihm Sentinel Contributing Writer 25 September 2014
Countdown Continues for October. 18th Festival  Taste of Soul Creator and Founder Danny J. Bakewell Sr. has announced that Congresswoman Karen Bass, Councilman Curren Price, Assemblyman Isadore ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 September 2014
  Launches Campaign with Support of Inglewood Electeds      Gloria D. Gray has announced that she is now seeking re-election to the West Basin Municipal Water District’s Board for Division ... read more >>
VIDEO: #UnitedWeSweat
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 19 September 2014
Local fitness event promotes health and wellness amongst women of color. a2VNRxMRd60 Sunday, September 14 nearly fifty women gathered at the Reebok Crossfit Lounge in West Hollywood for the first #UnitedWeSweat. ... watch video >>
Ceremony Marks New House of Winston Ownership
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 September 2014
Mary Louise Winston Mary Louise Winston said she will get some much needed rest now that she has handed over Winston Mortuary, a community staple in the Watts neighborhood since 1974, to Pastor and ... read more >>
Football Season Brings Hidden Dangers of Sickle Cell Trait into the Spotlight
Written by Jennifer Jing, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles 18 September 2014
From 2000 to 2014, nine collegiate football players unexpectedly collapsed and died during training. The cause? Muscle breakdown leading to organ failure. While in top physical shape, these players were ... read more >>
Sickle Cell Disease: Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care
Written by Jacquelyn Baskin, MD Dawn P. Canada, LCSW Anne Nord, RN, Clinical Research Nurse II 18 September 2014
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L.A. County Issues Heat Safety Tips
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 September 2014
The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS) recently announced it is forecasting extended periods of hot temperatures for Los Angeles County areas including the ... read more >>