Free tax preparation assistance for low- and middle-income taxpayers, especially those ages 60 and older, is offered at Redlands’ two senior centers.
AARP Tax-Aide will be held at the Joslyn Senior Center, 21 Grant St., every Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., now through April 14 and at the Redlands Community Senior Center, 111 W. Lugonia Ave., from noon to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays also through April 14. AARP will accept only the first 20 people to be seen.
Join the Joslyn Senior Center on Thursday, Feb. 13 from 3 to 6 p.m. for an Evening of Hearts Dinner & Dance to celebrate Valentine’s Day with the one you love.
Enjoy three full hours of entertainment and dancing provided by Dan Damon, along with a wonderful dinner provided by Thomas Catering which includes: lasagna, fruit salad, garden salad with garlic bread, and cheesecake for desert.
Prices are $12 with a Patron card; $14 without.
A 19-year-old Redlands man was arrested minutes after he attempted to hold up a Wells Fargo bank branch on State Street in downtown Redlands.
The suspect entered the bank branch at 220 E. State St. shortly before 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31. He approached a teller window, handed the teller a note and demanded money.
After the teller refused to hand over the money, the man left on foot and was apprehended by officers across the street from the bank.
The City of Redlands will hold two informational community meetings on the PARIS Resurfacing Project segments 35-566 on Monday, Feb. 3, at 11 a.m. and at 5 p.m. Both meetings will be held in the City Council Chambers, 35 Cajon St., and each will last approximately one hour. The meetings are an opportunity for City staff to communicate details about the upcoming project and for the public to ask questions and provide feedback.
The $13,210,000 contract, awarded to Matich Corporation of San Bernardino, was approved by the City Council on Dec. 17, 2013, and will include resurfacing of 100 lane miles of streets throughout the City. At the completion of the approximately six month project, the City will have completed 110 miles of lane resurfacing, approximately 25 percent of the PARIS project.
The work will begin Tuesday, Feb. 4, and is expected to be completed by Sept. 8.
NerdWallet considers cost of living, education, and economic growth
San Francisco, CA (January 29, 2014) – NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy website, conducted a study on the best towns in California for young families, and Redlands is in the top ten.
To find the best places for future parents and young families to settle down, NerdWallet analyzed data from cities and towns across the Golden State according to five criteria:
The Joslyn Senior Center will offer a free tai chi exercise class for beginners every Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. beginning March 14. This class is designed to help participants learn exercises for improving flexibility, balance and relaxation with the basic principles of tai chi and the Yang 10 form.
For more information please contact the Joslyn Senior Center office at (909) 798-7550 or visit us at 21 Grant St. Redlands, Ca 92374.
The Redlands Police Department will conduct a sobriety/drivers license checkpoint beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, in the southbound lanes of Tennessee Street at Park Avenue, continuing through 3 a.m. Saturday.
RPD traffic officers will also conduct a targeted DUI “saturation” patrol between 6 p.m. and midnight on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 2.
A saturation patrol on Jan. 25 resulted in two arrests for driving under the influence.
Redlands Police arrested a 26-year-old Menifee woman for embezzling more than $5,000 from a local Girl Scout troop.
Michelle Marie Villa was the troop leader for a Moreno Valley Girl Scout troop and used the troop debit card to purchase more than $5,000 worth of personal items, including groceries, craft supplies, athletic gear and a computer and printer, between July 2012 and July 2013.