April 6, 2016 - Surprised drivers received tickets last week for driving sober, but they weren’t unhappy about it.
Redlands Police along with students from Citrus Valley High School’s Friday Night Live handed out Krikorian Premiere Theater movie tickets to 20 drivers during a DUI/Driver License checkpoint Thursday, March 31.
The first 20 sober drivers through the checkpoint each received a free movie ticket. Tickets were donated by the Citrus Valley High School chapter of Friday Night Live, a statewide alcohol and substance abuse prevention project. Members of the group also handed out safe-driving information to drivers passing through the checkpoint.
April 6, 2016 - The Redlands Recreation Division in partnership with the Friends of the A.K. Smiley Public Library will host a story time in Spanish for children at 10 a.m. Monday, April 11. This free program will include a story, a fun activity for the children and a snack provided by the Recreation Division.
Story time sessions are held three Mondays each month at the Redlands Community Center at 10 a.m. Story time session held on the first and fourth Mondays will feature English Language Stories. The story time session held on the second Monday of each month will be in Spanish.
April 6, 2016 - Due to rain forecasts, Market Night is cancelled tonight. We hope to see you next Thursday in Historic Downtown Redlands!
April 5, 2016 - Distracted driving is such an important safety issue that April is recognized as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. In California, Police, Sheriff and CHP officials are joining the Office of Traffic Safety, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), as well as law enforcement throughout the country, working together to focus on education as well as enforcement.
April 4, 2016 - Four Redwoods located at Redlands Fire Station No. 262, located on Garden Street, are scheduled to be removed this week. The City Council-appointed Street Tree Committee and City arborist both recommended the trees be removed due to their declining health.
Replacement trees will be planted as part of the Fire Station 262, 263, 264 Water Efficiency Landscape Rehabilitation Project. Two deodar cedars and a cork oak will be planted as part of the project. The new trees will be in 36-inch box containers, adding three mature trees to the new landscaping associated with the project.
April 4, 2016 - Construction to install stamped concrete where the Orange Blossom Trail intersects with both Nevada Street and Park Avenue is scheduled to begin this week, part of the Phase II construction of the Orange Blossom Trail.
Construction on the two intersections is set to begin April 7. In order to construct the intersections and allow for cure time of the stamped concrete, both Nevada Street and Park Avenue will be closed until the morning of April 11. Detours will be in place to direct traffic around the closures. Construction is anticipated to occur between the hours of 7a.m. and 5 p.m.
March 31, 2016 - Join the Redlands Community Senior Center every first and third Monday of the month during our Dessert and Dialogue Program to listen to our special speakers while enjoying a complimentary dessert of the day. Upcoming speakers and dates are:
March 31, 2016 - Construction and installation of shade sails at Sylvan Park is scheduled to begin Monday, April 4, barring any unforeseen conditions. During construction, the playground equipment, including the toddler section, will be closed to the public to ensure public safety during the digging of the shade sail post holes, setting of the posts and curing of the cement. Closure is expected from April 4-8. The remainder of the park will remain open.
March 29, 2016 - The Redlands Police Department will conduct a DUI/Driver License checkpoint in the eastbound lanes of Citrus Avenue at Church Street from 10 p.m. Thursday, March 31, until 2 a.m. Friday morning.
The Redlands Police Department offers the following advice for anyone hosting or planning to attend a get-together or any kind of event where alcohol is served.
March 19, 2016 - The public is invited to a workshop, from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, to review and comment on preliminary design for the City of Redlands’ planned skate park.
The City of Redlands will host the public design workshop with the California Skateparks design team at the Redlands City Council Chambers, 35 Cajon St. At that meeting the preliminary design for the skate park will be presented and community input from the workshop will serve to refine the design of the state-of-the-art concrete facility.