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


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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School board members named

The Yucaipa Valley Christian School District has named its board members for the 2013-14 school year. Joel Vincent will serve as chairman, and Ralph Smith, Deanna Lorson, Tarah Van Grouw and Nicole Desmond will serve as the remaining four board members, according to a district statement. Board members plan to …

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UCR Medical School opens

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Dr. G. Richard Olds, dean of the new UC Riverside School of Medicine The new medical school’s 50 students began classes Aug. 12, after a week-long orientation that ended with a ceremony during which each student was presented with a white coat, according to a published report. Medical school classes were …

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