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March 29, 2007 | Jordan Rau, Times Staff Writer
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Wednesday appointed David Long, Riverside County's superintendent of schools since 1999, as the new state secretary of education. Long, a 67-year-old Republican who lives in Canyon Lake, will be paid $175,000. Schwarzenegger said Wednesday, "David shares my values when it comes to education: improving student achievement, bringing up low-performing schools, hiring quality teachers, building new facilities."
January 26, 2005 | Lance Pugmire and Janet Wilson, Times Staff Writers
The parent of a high school football player who invited teammates over to his house for weightlifting sessions allegedly tried to recruit the teens into a heavily armed white-supremacist group, Riverside County authorities announced Tuesday.
November 6, 1985 | BARRY S. SURMAN, Times Staff Writer
Voters in the Corona-Norco Unified School District elected what appears to be a conservative majority to the Board of Education on Tuesday. With all 55 precincts reporting, incumbent Louis VanderMolen, Karen C. Stein and Charles H. Carter were the top vote-getters for three seats on the district board. Incumbent Peg Schumate finished fifth, and a third incumbent, Margaret Jameson, did not seek reelection.
May 30, 2011 | By Phil Willon, Los Angeles Times
When it's completed this fall, Riverside's Hillcrest High School will be a high-tech academic hub with wireless Internet, a robotics lab, digital smart boards in every classroom and a first-rate performance hall worthy of any "Glee" hopeful. But no students. Sapped by state budget cuts, the Alvord Unified School District doesn't have the money to turn on the lights or hire staff for the $105-million campus. There's no guarantee it will open in 2012-13, despite being built specifically to relieve the packed classrooms in the district's other high schools.
April 25, 2007 | Maeve Reston, Times Staff Writer
Facing a possible investigation by the state, officials at the Val Verde Unified School District in Riverside County on Tuesday said they were within bounds when they used state bond money to build 5,000-square-foot weight rooms, stainless steel whirlpools in locker rooms and other accouterments even though the district declared it was a hardship case. Supt. C.
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