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November 16, 2004 | Sandra Murillo, Times Staff Writer
An Ohio finance executive believed to have committed suicide last month is being investigated on suspicion of embezzling retirement account payments made by teachers and other employees from San Bernardino County schools, authorities said. Officials at the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools office said they had yet to determine how much money was allegedly stolen by Michael Duffy, former chief financial officer of the Cleveland-based National Employee Benefit Services Inc.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 2004 | Sandra Murillo, Times Staff Writer
An Ohio finance executive believed to have committed suicide last month is being investigated on suspicion of embezzling retirement account payments made by teachers and other employees from San Bernardino County schools, authorities said. Officials at the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools office said they had yet to determine how much money was allegedly stolen by Michael Duffy, former chief financial officer of the Cleveland-based National Employee Benefit Services Inc.
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October 20, 2003 | Kristina Sauerwein, Times Staff Writer
Dequwan Wells' family tells him that being bilingual will help him get a good job one day. But the 7-year-old has his own motive for wanting to learn Spanish along with his native English. "I can have more friends if I can talk two languages," the first-grader said, playing with a Spanish-speaking classmate during recess at Lincoln Elementary School in San Bernardino.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 20, 2003 | Kristina Sauerwein, Times Staff Writer
Dequwan Wells' family tells him that being bilingual will help him get a good job one day. But the 7-year-old has his own motive for wanting to learn Spanish along with his native English. "I can have more friends if I can talk two languages," the first-grader said, playing with a Spanish-speaking classmate during recess at Lincoln Elementary School in San Bernardino.
NEWS
February 17, 1991 | CHARLES HILLINGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For 23 years, a one-room, mission-style, stucco building in northeastern San Bernardino County served as the sole schoolhouse for the children of area homesteaders, miners, ranchers and railroad workers. Closed in 1937 after most everyone moved away, the abandoned school building is now the only remaining example of the 20 small rural schools that existed from the late 1800s through the 1930s in the sparsely populated East Mojave National Scenic Area.
NEWS
June 7, 1988
A San Bernardino County high school student who refused to dissect a frog in biology class because of her religion will be allowed to perform other work to improve her grade, the school's attorney said. The Victor Valley Union High School District in Victorville will inform Jenifer Graham that she may do other course work to improve the C grade she received in her sophomore biology class last year, said Joseph Arias, the district's lawyer.
NEWS
December 12, 1994 | LISA RESPERS
In San Bernardino County, supporters of school breakfast say they struggle against resistance from some administrators and teachers, limitations on food preparation facilities, and the fact that many buses already roll as early as 5:30 a.m. to get students to school.
NEWS
October 27, 1990 | JENIFER WARREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Wading into a hot local political campaign, state Supt. of Public Instruction Bill Honig on Friday commended Yucaipa's school board for resisting intense community pressure to remove a set of controversial textbooks from the classroom. About 40 parents--carrying signs with messages like "Heil Honig"--picketed the appearance, and an angry crowd shouted down the state's top education official several times as he delivered a speech. One woman called him a "satanist."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 26, 2004
The following schedule will be in effect today in the Inland Empire in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Riverside County Schools: No classes will be held at public schools, UC Riverside, Riverside Community College, College of the Desert, Mt. San Jacinto College or Palo Verde College. Trash collection: Trash pickup will be delayed a day. Government: City, county and federal offices and courts will be closed.
NEWS
December 12, 1994 | LISA RESPERS
In San Bernardino County, supporters of school breakfast say they struggle against resistance from some administrators and teachers, limitations on food preparation facilities, and the fact that many buses already roll as early as 5:30 a.m. to get students to school.
NEWS
February 17, 1991 | CHARLES HILLINGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For 23 years, a one-room, mission-style, stucco building in northeastern San Bernardino County served as the sole schoolhouse for the children of area homesteaders, miners, ranchers and railroad workers. Closed in 1937 after most everyone moved away, the abandoned school building is now the only remaining example of the 20 small rural schools that existed from the late 1800s through the 1930s in the sparsely populated East Mojave National Scenic Area.
NEWS
October 27, 1990 | JENIFER WARREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Wading into a hot local political campaign, state Supt. of Public Instruction Bill Honig on Friday commended Yucaipa's school board for resisting intense community pressure to remove a set of controversial textbooks from the classroom. About 40 parents--carrying signs with messages like "Heil Honig"--picketed the appearance, and an angry crowd shouted down the state's top education official several times as he delivered a speech. One woman called him a "satanist."
NEWS
June 7, 1988
A San Bernardino County high school student who refused to dissect a frog in biology class because of her religion will be allowed to perform other work to improve her grade, the school's attorney said. The Victor Valley Union High School District in Victorville will inform Jenifer Graham that she may do other course work to improve the C grade she received in her sophomore biology class last year, said Joseph Arias, the district's lawyer.
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