September 4, 1998 |
A college employee who recently resigned returned to campus Thursday, shot and killed his former boss, then turned the gun on himself, authorities said. Jesus "Jesse" Morfe, 50, of Colton shot and killed Jerry Morrison, 55, about 8 a.m. at San Bernardino Valley College, said Police Sgt. Scott Paterson. Although classes were in session next door to the site of the shooting, no one else was wounded, Paterson said. Four people were in the immediate area.
March 17, 1995 |
Charging racial discrimination, a white student represented by a conservative legal foundation filed suit Thursday demanding that California's community college system open its special assistance classes designed for African Americans and Latinos to all students. Janice Camarena said at a Capitol news conference that she was ordered out of an English class at San Bernardino Valley College only because she was not an African American.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 22, 1996
Re "A Victory Against Racial, Ethnic Barriers," by Nat Hentoff, Commentary (Aug. 11), discussing the lawsuit filed by Janice Camarena Ingraham against the governing board of the San Bernardino Community College District: After reading that article, I feel compelled as president of San Bernardino Valley College, as well as a responsible citizen and taxpayer, to accurately inform the public of the facts surrounding this lawsuit. The lawsuit alleges that a Valley College teacher excluded Camarena from an English 101 class, stating the class was for blacks only and also that she was discouraged from participating in the Puente Project, which another teacher told her was only for Hispanic students.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 12, 1998 |
There's that old East Coast snobbery again. Reviewing Ken Starr's investigation, a Wall Street Journal editorial noted that he was criticized for announcing his plan to take a position as dean of the law school at "Pepperdine--wherever that is." Talk about kicking sand in a university's face! * LOW CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS: Christina Grahl of Glendale sent along a clipping about an indisputably illegal act at the White House. Shoplifting.
May 13, 1990
San Bernardino Valley College scored 11 runs with two out in the fifth inning Saturday and handed Mission a 14-7 loss in a Southern California regional baseball game at San Bernardino. San Bernardino (31-13), which defeated Mission, 5-2, Friday, won the best-of-three series, 2-0. Mission led, 3-0, and retired the first two batters in the fifth. But San Bernardino sent 12 consecutive hitters to the plate, nine of whom got hits.
March 16, 1995 |
Community college authorities scrambled Wednesday to check out the complaint of a student who says she was kicked out of an English class at San Bernardino Valley College solely because she is not an African American, the group for whom the class was designed. According to a news release issued by a conservative legal foundation, Janice Camarena said: "I couldn't believe my ears when the English instructor asked me to leave the classroom because I was not black."