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May 1, 1990 | SHANNON SANDS
The Orange Unified School District board plans to hire David L. Andrews as the replacement for Supt. John Ikard, board President Gloria Tuchman announced Monday night. The board is in salary negotiations with Andrews, who is superintendent of the Rialto Unified School District, Tuchman said. Ikard announced he would resign following last November's election in which three incumbent board members were ousted and two open seats were filled on the seven-member board.
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October 9, 2013 | By Richard Winton
A former Rialto school district accountant accused of embezzling $1.8 million in schools' lunch money after being seen on video stuffing cash in her bra pleaded not guilty Wednesday to 16 felonies. After entering the not guilty pleas, Judith Oakes, 48, was held in lieu of $1.8-million bail by a San Bernardino County Superior Court judge Oakes could serve up to 11 years in prison if convicted of all the charges in what Rialto police say is the largest white-collar crime case they have ever handled.
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June 12, 1997 | KIMBERLY BROWER
The Capistrano Unified School District announced that Barbara F. Smith, deputy superintendent of the district's education division, will be leaving her post to become superintendent of San Rafael City School District in the San Francisco Bay Area. As superintendent, Smith will be responsible for overseeing the operations of a district that includes seven elementary schools, one middle school, two high schools and one continuation school. She will be paid $103,000 plus bonuses.
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October 9, 2013 | By Richard Winton
Prosecutors allege that a former Rialto school district accountant charged with embezzling $1.8 million stole more than $4,200 a week for eight years. Judith Oakes, 48, faces 16 felony counts and the prospect of up to 11 years in prison if convicted of all the charges in what Rialto police say is the largest white-collar crime case they have ever handled. Oakes, who was allegedly caught on video stuffing school lunch money into her bra, was charged Tuesday. As nutrient services accountant, Oakes oversaw the lunch money collected from the district's 29 schools, along with related state and federal funds.
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February 21, 1991
McKinley Nash, the former superintendent of the Centinela Valley Union High School District who was fired last July amid allegations of racial tension in the schools, is a finalist for the superintendent's post in the Rialto Unified School District. Nash, who has been working as a visiting professor in educational administration at Cal State Fullerton, was one of two finalists chosen from about 30 applicants, said Dennis Mobley, president of the Rialto district board of trustees.
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July 30, 1991 | JANET BERGAMO
Fillmore Unified School District officials presented their new superintendent to the district's 150 teachers Monday. David Haney, 48, superintendent of the 14,000-student Hesperia Unified School District in San Bernardino County for nearly 12 years, said the size of the 3,300-student Fillmore district was appealing, even though he will take a $9,000 cut in salary. "I can't wait to go out to each school and get to know each of you personally," Haney told the teachers Monday.
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October 4, 2013 | By Richard Winton
This post has been has corrected. See below for details.   Usually it's the school bully who steals lunch money from the kids. But in Rialto, it's allegedly the accountant hired to keep an eye on the lunch money. When accountant Judith Oakes was arrested on suspicion of embezzling from the school district's nutrition services department this summer -- allegedly caught on surveillance tape stuffing cash in her bra -- officials said they were staggered when they were told that as much as $3.16 million might be missing.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 5, 2013 | Richard Winton
Usually it's the school bully who steals lunch money from the kids. But in Rialto, it's allegedly the accountant hired to keep an eye on the lunch money. When accountant Judith Oakes was arrested on suspicion of embezzling from the school district's nutrition services department this summer -- allegedly caught on surveillance tape stuffing cash in her bra -- officials said they were staggered when they were told that as much as $3.16 million might be missing. Oakes faces the prospect of embezzlement and grand theft charges, but the fallout from the lunch money episode could continue as law enforcement agencies and the state Department of Education investigate why the loss was not spotted sooner.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 9, 2013 | By Richard Winton
Prosecutors allege that a former Rialto school district accountant charged with embezzling $1.8 million stole more than $4,200 a week for eight years. Judith Oakes, 48, faces 16 felony counts and the prospect of up to 11 years in prison if convicted of all the charges in what Rialto police say is the largest white-collar crime case they have ever handled. Oakes, who was allegedly caught on video stuffing school lunch money into her bra, was charged Tuesday. As nutrient services accountant, Oakes oversaw the lunch money collected from the district's 29 schools, along with related state and federal funds.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 9, 2013 | By Richard Winton
A former Rialto school district accountant accused of embezzling $1.8 million in schools' lunch money after being seen on video stuffing cash in her bra pleaded not guilty Wednesday to 16 felonies. After entering the not guilty pleas, Judith Oakes, 48, was held in lieu of $1.8-million bail by a San Bernardino County Superior Court judge Oakes could serve up to 11 years in prison if convicted of all the charges in what Rialto police say is the largest white-collar crime case they have ever handled.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 5, 2013 | Richard Winton
Usually it's the school bully who steals lunch money from the kids. But in Rialto, it's allegedly the accountant hired to keep an eye on the lunch money. When accountant Judith Oakes was arrested on suspicion of embezzling from the school district's nutrition services department this summer -- allegedly caught on surveillance tape stuffing cash in her bra -- officials said they were staggered when they were told that as much as $3.16 million might be missing. Oakes faces the prospect of embezzlement and grand theft charges, but the fallout from the lunch money episode could continue as law enforcement agencies and the state Department of Education investigate why the loss was not spotted sooner.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 4, 2013 | By Richard Winton
This post has been has corrected. See below for details.   Usually it's the school bully who steals lunch money from the kids. But in Rialto, it's allegedly the accountant hired to keep an eye on the lunch money. When accountant Judith Oakes was arrested on suspicion of embezzling from the school district's nutrition services department this summer -- allegedly caught on surveillance tape stuffing cash in her bra -- officials said they were staggered when they were told that as much as $3.16 million might be missing.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 12, 1997 | KIMBERLY BROWER
The Capistrano Unified School District announced that Barbara F. Smith, deputy superintendent of the district's education division, will be leaving her post to become superintendent of San Rafael City School District in the San Francisco Bay Area. As superintendent, Smith will be responsible for overseeing the operations of a district that includes seven elementary schools, one middle school, two high schools and one continuation school. She will be paid $103,000 plus bonuses.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 30, 1991 | JANET BERGAMO
Fillmore Unified School District officials presented their new superintendent to the district's 150 teachers Monday. David Haney, 48, superintendent of the 14,000-student Hesperia Unified School District in San Bernardino County for nearly 12 years, said the size of the 3,300-student Fillmore district was appealing, even though he will take a $9,000 cut in salary. "I can't wait to go out to each school and get to know each of you personally," Haney told the teachers Monday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 21, 1991
McKinley Nash, the former superintendent of the Centinela Valley Union High School District who was fired last July amid allegations of racial tension in the schools, is a finalist for the superintendent's post in the Rialto Unified School District. Nash, who has been working as a visiting professor in educational administration at Cal State Fullerton, was one of two finalists chosen from about 30 applicants, said Dennis Mobley, president of the Rialto district board of trustees.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 1, 1990 | SHANNON SANDS
The Orange Unified School District board plans to hire David L. Andrews as the replacement for Supt. John Ikard, board President Gloria Tuchman announced Monday night. The board is in salary negotiations with Andrews, who is superintendent of the Rialto Unified School District, Tuchman said. Ikard announced he would resign following last November's election in which three incumbent board members were ousted and two open seats were filled on the seven-member board.
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May 18, 2002 | From staff reports
Rialto football Coach Don Markham, who called his players "a bunch of jerks" while talking with a reporter last fall, has been fired by Principal Anna Rodriguez, Rialto Unified School District spokeswoman Marilyn Cardosi said Friday. Markham, a former Bloomington coach who recently expressed interest in that school's coaching vacancy, was dismissed after telling Rodriguez he could not commit to remaining at Rialto next season, Cardosi said.
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October 27, 2003
For today, unless otherwise noted. San Bernardino County All public schools of the city of San Bernardino. All Catholic schools in the Diocese of San Bernardino. Cal State San Bernardino campus will be closed today and Tuesday. Schools in the Alta Loma and Etiwanda districts, as well as all elementary school child-care programs in the Alta Loma district. Rancho Cucamonga high schools in the Chaffey Joint Union High School District. Schools in the Rialto Unified School District.
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