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 >>
Byron Scott Shares Off-Court Wisdom with Centennial High Students
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 10 October 2013
Reunited – Former Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Byron Scott reunited with Centennial High School’s Principal Jesse Jones, Monday, September 30. Jones mentored Scott while he was a young basketball ... read more >>
Metro’s Diversity and Economic Opportunity Dept. to be featured at Business Summit
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 October 2013
Linda B Wright October 28 marks the first time a partnership between the Los Angeles Sentinel, the Crenshaw Leadership Council and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), ... read more >>
Holly J. Mitchell takes Oath of Office as 26th District’s new Senator
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 04 October 2013
SWORN TO LEAD: Senate elect Holly J. Mitchell is sworn in to the 26th Senate District, replacing Curren Price who won the 9th District Council seat for the city of Los Angeles. Mitchell became the first ... read more >>
Hill Bows Out of Assembly Race, Vows to Support Sebastion Ridley-Thomas
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 04 October 2013
FAST FORWARD AHEAD: Assembly candidate Sebastion Ridley-Thomas received additional key supporters this week, including former opponent Joey Hill who renounced his candidacy. (Sentinel file photo) With ... read more >>
Bakewell Media returns with the 2nd Annual StarQuest singing competition and all new StarQuest for Kids talent competition.
Written by Ed Rice, III Sentinel Contributing Writer 04 October 2013
WHERE STARS ARE BORN: StarQuest, the Taste of Soul talent sensation will return for its second year on October 19. Danny Bakewell Sr., StarQuest creator, celebrates with last year’s winners and participants ... read more >>
County Helps Create First Community Garden for Youth in South LA
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 October 2013
Little Green Fingers, Will Connect Young Kids to Healthy Food Sources The Community Development Commission of the County of Los Angeles (CDC) joined Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, ... read more >>
Congresswoman Waters visits Harbor Hills Public Housing
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 03 October 2013
Congresswoman poses with HACoLA and Sheriff Staff The Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (HACoLA) welcomed Congresswoman Maxine Waters recently to the Harbor Hills Public Housing Development ... read more >>
“The New Ninth District” meets with community
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Intern 03 October 2013
Recently elected Councilman Curren D. Price met at the Challengers Boys and Girls Club this past Saturday, for a “Community Meet and Greet.”  On 50th and Vermont Avenue in the heart of the New Ninth ... read more >>
Sentinel Congratulates Soul Train Cruise Prize Winners
Written by Sentinel Staff 03 October 2013
Congratulations to our Soul Train Cruise winners who will be enjoying  7-fun-filled days with some of r&b’s best entertainers complete with all the amenities of a cruise liner and some added soul. ... read more >>
Wesson Celebrates Arrival of Dodger Dreamfield
Written by Sentinel News Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 03 October 2013
Council President welcomes the community to the dedication of the new Dodger Dreamfield at Rancho Cienega Sports Complex.  To Wesson’s left is Stan Kasten, LA Dodgers President & CEO; to Wesson’s ... read more >>
Breakfast at Crenshaw High
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Intern 03 October 2013
(L-R) Mrs. William from the office of Marguerite LaMotte and Remon Corely, Principal of Crenshaw High School. Crenshaw High School Reaches Out to the Community Through Breakfast Crenshaw High School ... read more >>
Memorial Services for Cecil Fergerson Set for Saturday
Written by Jennifer Bihm Sentinel Staff Writer jennifer@lasentinel.net 28 September 2013
A memorial service will be held  Saturday September 28 for community activist, artist and curator Cecil Fergerson .  Fergerson died Wednesday September 18, in West Los Angeles, according to family ... read more >>
Is California ready for the Obamacare roll out?
Written by Charlene Muhammad Sentinel Contributing Writer 26 September 2013
Dana Howard director of communications for Covered California answers questions at New America media briefing on Obamacare (Photo by Charlene Muhammad for Sentinel) Dr Sandra Cox executive director ... read more >>
Wesson Partners with Dymally Nursing School at Health Fair
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 September 2013
Council President Herb Wesson (right) has his blood pressure checked by Dymally School of Nursing staff and Dr. Shirley Evers-Manly (center), Interim Dean of the School of Nursing at Charles R. Drew ... read more >>
Black Journalists Association Hosts Healthcare Forum
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 September 2013
Angela Reddock The Black Journalists Association of Southern California, the local chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists, will host a community conversation to discuss the retiree, ... read more >>
African American Community Leaders Rally for Slain Clerk
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 26 September 2013
JUSTICE FOR SANCHEZ: Led by National Action Network (NAN) West Coast leader K.W. Tullos (Center) and The Rev. Shane B. Scott (to his right) of Macedonia Baptist Church of Watts rallied behind the husband ... read more >>
MICHELLE AVAN:BOA Executive Practicing What She Preaches
Written by Xavier Higgs Sentinel Contributing Writer 26 September 2013
Michelle Avan, Director Southwest Market Administrative Manager for Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Photo by Valerie Goodloe Michelle Avan, Director Southwest Market Administrative Manager for Merrill ... read more >>
It’s a New Generation for Harold and Belle’s
Written by Brandon I. Brooks Managing Editor brandon@lasentinel.netKenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.netJennifer Bihm Sentinel Staff Writer jennifer@lasentinel.net 26 September 2013
GENERATION NOW: Husband and wife Ryan and Jessica Legauxs officially took over the 43-year-old bastion of New Orleans cuisine Harold & Belle’s two years ago when his father Harold Legaux Jr. ... read more >>
LAPD Leadership:African Americans in High-Ranking Positions is for the Better
Written by Brian Carter Sentinel Staff Writer brian@lasentinel.netKenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.netBrandon I. Brooks Managing Editor brandon@lasentinel.net 26 September 2013
BORN FOR IT: Captain Paul A. Snell, a graduate of Jefferson High School and Occidental College in Los Angeles, is one of two captains at LAPD Southwest Division. (Brian Carter for Sentinel) COMMANDER ... read more >>
Beverly White to MC Metro to Crenshaw Summit!
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 25 September 2013
Metro and the LA Sentinel are honored to announce that Beverly White, distinguished News Reporter from KNBC 4, will serve as the Mistress of Ceremonies for the Metro to Crenshaw/LAX Business Opportunities ... read more >>
Wesson joined by NFL Great Freeney at Baldwin Hills Elementary
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 20 September 2013
VISION FOR STUDENTS: Austin Beutner, founder of Vision To Learn, is joined by San Diego Charges star defensive end Dwight Freeney and Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson on Tuesday at Baldwin ... read more >>
Pasadena Approves Armenian Genocide Memorial Park
Written by Sentinel New Service generalinfo@lasentinel.net 20 September 2013
Former Mayor Bill Paparian Leads Crusade In a packed chamber that spilled over into the hallway and a viewing room downstairs, the Pasadena City Council voted unanimously on recently to install an ... read more >>
Sentinel Intern Spotlight
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 20 September 2013
Brionna Lewis, Editorial Department Matt Harris, Advertising & Editorial Department Shannon Hill, Editorial Department                                                             ... read more >>
Radio Free 102.3 KJLH Continues Its Partnership at Taste of Soul
Written by Nicole Williams Contributing Writer nichole@lasentinel.ne 19 September 2013
As an owner of Radio Free 102.3 KJLH, the legendary singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder performed on the KJLH stage at the 2012 Taste of Soul. For the hundreds of thousands who have experienced Taste of ... read more >>