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Artist and Entrepreneur Demi Lauren Honors Nipsey Hussle With a Mural on Crenshaw Representing All He Stood For
June 14, 2019
The mural was revealed and celebrated on April 20, 2019, at Earle’s. ... read more »
Kaiser Permanente and City of Los Angeles Dive Into Summer With Operation Splash
June 13, 2019
Kaiser Permanente Southern California leaders joined Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday at South Park Pool in South Los Angeles to kick off the 2019 summer season of Operation Splash, which will offer low-income youth and adults free swimming lessons citywide. ... read more »
Softball Gold Medalist Gives Back with Summer Program
June 13, 2019
Over 100 girls from South Los Angeles came out to start off the 8-week summer program that will teach them the ins and outs of softball, along with life lessons on teamwork and dedication. As a former softball player for UCLA, Watley also gives college softball players an opportunity of mentorship as the coaches of the 27teams. Partnered with the Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation, The Natasha Watley Softball League (NWSL) continues to provide its no-fee softball summer program at parks throughout Los Angeles for girls ages 8 to 15.  ... read more »
Mid-City Festival Celebrates Culture and Diversity
June 13, 2019
Held on Washington Blvd., between Vineyard and Rimpau, the daylong celebration featured a cultural smorgasbord of performers, artists and vendors representing the diversity of the neighborhood.  The Mid-City Neighborhood Council (MINC) united with Council President Herb Wesson, the Ebony Repertory Theatre and Los Angeles County Museum of Contemporary Art to host the free event. ... read more »
South Coast AQMD Honors Former Governing Board Member Dr. Clark Parker
June 13, 2019
Dr. Clark E. Parker, Sr. was appointed to the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s Governing Board by the California Senate Rules Committee on June 1, 2012. ... read more »
L.A. County Officials OK Juvenile Hall CCTV, Study Long-Term Fixes
June 13, 2019
The cameras are a shorter term practical solution to safety concerns raised by juveniles and probation officers. ... read more »
MLK Community Hospital Launches ‘Man Up Program’
June 13, 2019
Nine barbershops throughout L.A. County will help welcome the public to free health screenings, including for blood glucose and blood pressure. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Udochukwu Ebiriekwe
June 13, 2019
Senior Udochukwu Ebiriekwe has become a prominent figure at Crenshaw High School. Along with being a multi-sport athlete, he is the ASB Vice President and a member of the sports injury prevention program Team Heal. ... read more »
Singer Jhala Angelique Talks Life After StarQuest 4 Kids Singing Competition
June 13, 2019
Since winning the competition, Jhala Angelique has begun making a name for herself throughout the Greater Los Angeles area as a rising artist. Recently the Sentinel caught up with the child prodigy to discuss her life after StarQuest. ... read more »
Sarah Harris and Ryan & Jessica Legaux Celebrated The Suite Life and 50th Anniversary at Harold & Belle’s
June 13, 2019
This premiere event was held at Harold & Belle’s in the Peacock Lounge to a packed house of friends, family and distinguished community members. ... read more »
Two New Reports Chop Up the Data and Make It Easy to Connect with Black California  
June 13, 2019
A little over 2.2 million African Americans call California home. Of that number, 72 percent lives in southern California with the greatest concentration (about 36 percent) in Los Angeles County, followed by the Inland Empire, and then, the San Diego area. ... read more »
Census Committee Reaching out to California’s ‘Hard to Count’ Population
June 13, 2019
Members of the California Complete Count Committee met in Sacramento June 4, to discuss their statewide outreach and communication strategy for 2020, keeping with their mission of getting everyone counted and connected to appropriate resources. The official Census count will begin April 1 of next year, and the committee wants to ensure they reach everyone, especially those who are “hard to count,” they said. Those include immigrant renters, children under 5 and those living below the poverty line. ... read more »
Voting Centers on the Horizon for 2020 Elections
June 13, 2019
Laura Herrera, County Clerk project assistant, outlined the new system - Voting Solutions for All People or VSAP - during a community meeting hosted by First AME Church and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority on June 8.  Explaining some of the changes, she noted that voters would no longer be limited to casting their ballots at an assigned polling place. ... read more »
Governor Newsom Announces Appointment of Alva Johnson
June 13, 2019
Alva Vernon Johnson, 51, of Elk Grove, has been appointed director of the California State Lottery. Johnson was director of intergovernmental affairs for the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians from 2016 to 2018. ... read more »
In the dugout with Dodgers manager Dave Roberts
June 13, 2019
Roberts opens up about life, legacy, family and faith. ... read more »
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