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Inland trade school may be in its last days

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A trade school in San Bernardino is near closing. Students and administration at Career Colleges of America were told Monday that school officials were looking for another college to take over the school’s academic schedule, according to a report originally published in The Press-Enterprise. Career Colleges of America has three …

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Training session will show educators how to defend themselves, students

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An Inland gun training facility will host a simulated event in which teachers and school administrators will be shown how to use handguns and engage in other self-defense tactics. Artemis Defense Institute in Lake Forest is scheduled to host the one-day seminar, which is free, on Jan. 11, according to …

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UCR Med School students get a free ride … with a catch

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Two students in the inaugural class at the University of California, Riverside’s School of Medicine are studying for free. In exchange for having their tuition waived, Jonathan Pham and Jennifer Han will have to remain in the Inland Empire for at least five years after they complete their studies and …

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Trade school buys building in Colton

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A vocational training school will set up shop in an industrial building it purchased recently in Colton. San Jose-based Center for Employment Training paid $1.4 million for the empty structure at 1099 N. Pepper Ave. said Rick Lazar, senior vice president with Coldwell Banker Commercial Sudweeks Group. Lazar represented the …

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San Bernardino native who started nursing school is subject of documentary

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Linda J. Smith used her faith in God to start Four-D College, which trains students for careers in the healthcare industry. Linda J. Smith recently had an experience few people ever have: she saw her life’s vocation played out in a movie. Smith, 61, is the founder and chief executive …

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Private school district to get restored building

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Some local contractors are stepping up to help the Yucaipa Valley Christian School District, which needs new classroom space. The Alliance Group Commercial Construction Inc. is helping to restore a 960-square-foot building at the district’s pre-school campus, including the construction of concrete walkways, adding a bathroom and replacing electrical wiring, …

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