June 8, 2016 - Thanks to a generous grant from local computer mapping firm Esri, the A.K. Smiley Public Library in Redlands will host its 5th annual Library Days Celebration Saturday, June 18.
The theme of this year’s event is the Smiley Summer Games, celebrating the role of sports in our community. A host of fun participatory activities will take place around Smiley Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., including Frisbee golf, rock climbing, bean bag tossing, free throw shooting and face painting. Back by popular demand to entertain guests is the West Palm Avenue Band. Their classic American rock tunes will be sure to have guests moving their feet. Last but not least, the Library’s Heritage Room will have an exhibit case full of Southern California sports related material from their collection.
June 7, 2016 - Redlands Police cited 12 drivers, a bicyclist and a pedestrian during a pedestrian crosswalk safety enforcement detail on Monday, June 6.
Police officers conducted the enforcement detail at various intersections in the downtown business district.
A dozen drivers were cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian within a crosswalk. A bicyclist was cited for riding on the wrong side of the road and one pedestrian was cited for jaywalking, or failure to use an available crosswalk while crossing the street.
June 2, 2016 - The popular Surfin’ State Street Car Cruise returns to Historic Downtown Redlands from 5 to 9 p. m. Friday, June 10, on downtown State Street from Orange to Redlands Boulevard.
The event features muscle cars, street rods, classics, antiques and special interest cars.
Attendees will enjoy an evening of food and fun featuring live music from the Wave Invasion surf band and tasty offerings from JoJo’s Grill-A-Dog, Renaissance Banquet Hall, Shaved Ice and more. The Rotary Club of Redlands will be pouring craft beers courtesy of Ritual Brewing Company, Whats Pop’n will be serving fresh popcorn and Double A the DJ will be playing a variety of surf music.
June 2, 2016 - The Redlands Community Center and the City’s Senior Centers are the coolest places in town! As temperatures heat up this weekend, the Joslyn Senior Center, Community Senior Center and the Community Center are cooling down.
June 1, 2016 - Join the City of Redlands Saturday Morning Farmers Market from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 18, for our final cooking demonstration with Jesse Silva from Street Tacos Catering. The Saturday Morning Farmers Market is held every Saturday along Redlands Boulevard between Fifth and Sixth streets.
May 31, 2016 - The Mexico Café, 892 E. Highland Ave, San Bernardino, will host its annual Dollars for Dogs fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday, June 13, with all proceeds going to support and expansion of the Redlands Police Department K9 Unit.
Highlights will include K-9 demonstrations by the Redlands Police Department canine Chewy, a 4-year-old German shepherd. The RPD ballistic capable rescue/tactical vehicle will also be there.
May 31, 2016 - Redlands Police handed out tickets to sober drivers during a weekend sobriety checkpoint, but the drivers weren’t unhappy about it.
Police handed out pairs of Inland Empire 66ers baseball tickets donated by Hatfield Buick to 20 sober drivers passing through a DUI/Driver License checkpoint Friday, May 27.
May 25, 2016 - The Redlands Police Department will conduct a DUI/Driver License checkpoint in the central portion of the City from 10 p.m. Friday, May 27, until 2 a.m. Saturday morning. Motorists driving through the checkpoint will be contacted by uniformed officers who will be checking for alcohol and/or drug-impaired drivers. Officers will also check to make sure all drivers have a valid driver license.
May 23, 2016 - Redlands Police cited two drivers and two pedestrians during a pedestrian crosswalk safety enforcement detail on Monday, May 23.
Police officers conducted the enforcement detail at six intersections in Redlands including Redlands Boulevard at State, Seventh and Orange streets; Orange Street at Shoppers Lane and at Colton Avenue; and San Bernardino Avenue at Lassen Street.
Two drivers on Redlands Boulevard were cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian within a crosswalk. Two pedestrians at Orange Street and Colton Avenue were cited for failure to use an available crosswalk while crossing the street.
May 23, 2016 - RPD to conduct enforcement, encourage rider training
Careless motorists as well as riders get special scrutiny
The Redlands Police Department will be conducting specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operations in May in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas frequented by motorcyclists and where motorcycle crashes occur. Officers will be looking for violations made by drivers and riders alike that can lead to motorcycle crashes. They will be cracking down on both those operating regular vehicles and motorcycles who are violating traffic safety laws.