Nov. 2, 2016 - The City of Redlands Quality of Life Department will install electrical conduit as part of ongoing improvements to the City-owned parking lot between Orange and Fifth streets, north of Redlands Boulevard.
The work will require closure of the driveway off of Orange Street (between Citrone and Joe Greensleeve’s) from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15. The parking lot will still be accessible during construction from the east entrance off of Fifth Street.
Nov. 2, 2016 - The Federal Aviation Administration awarded more than $800,000 to complete installation of a runway lighting system to improve safe operations at Redlands Municipal Airport.
Funding from the FAA Airport Improvement Program, of $827,437, along with $41,371.85 additional funding from the Caltrans Division of Aeronautics Aviation Grant will fund the rehabilitation of the electrical systems serving one runway and taxiway at the airport at 1755 Sessums Drive, in the northeast corner of the City. The City will provide matching funds of $50,565.59.
Oct. 27, 2016 - This holiday, the Redlands Quality of Life Department’s Senior Services Division invites you to be Santa’s Elf to a senior citizen. This program collects Christmas gifts for senior citizens living in Redlands without anyone to look after or visit them. The Santa’s Elf to a Senior Program will make seniors’ Christmas bright with a personalized gift.
Oct. 26, 2016 - The National Weather Service is predicting rainfall and possible thunderstorms for the local area Thursday night and Friday. With the return of winter rains, the City of Redlands Emergency Operations Office, Police, Fire and Quality of Life departments are taking the opportunity to remind residents and businesses of precautionary measures they can take to protect their own health and safety.
While the City continues to make preparations to mitigate flooding, including inspecting, repairing and cleaning the storm drain system and trimming trees along heavily traveled roads, significant rainfall can overwhelm the City’s existing flood control system and cause localized flooding on City streets and in the Zanja and San Timoteo Canyon area.
Oct. 25, 2016 - The Redlands Police Department was named the recipient of the 2016 International Association of Chiefs of Police Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Law Enforcement Research at the organization’s awards dinner Oct. 15.
RPD received the award for research designed to determine if crime could be reduced through direct neighborhood education in areas where a burglary had occurred. Members of the Redlands Citizen Volunteer Patrol and Park Rangers conducted the neighborhood contacts. The research project took place from September 2014 through December 2015 and was completed by Dr. Travis Tanaguchi, who worked for the Redlands Police Department under an agreement with the Police Foundation.
Oct. 25, 2016 - The Joslyn Senior Center will host the Les Hickey Memorial Billiards Tournament beginning at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16. First-, second-, and third-place prizes will be awarded. Pre-registration is required by Nov. 10.
All games will be 8-Ball. A coin flip decides who breaks the first game. Winner breaks on subsequent games. Players are placed at random on a standard double-elimination tournament chart.
Oct. 25, 2016 - The City of Redlands Joslyn Senior Center will host a Thanksgiving luncheon, sponsored by the Redlands Police Officers Association, from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23.
Turkey and all the fixings will be provided by Thomas Catering with live entertainment provided by Dan Damon. The lunch is free and open to all adults 55 years and older. Pre-registration is required.
Oct. 21, 2016 - The Redlands Police Department will hold an eight-hour training class for multi-unit rental apartment managers/owners and single-family rental property owners. The program is focused on education and reducing crime in apartments, condominium complexes and single-family rental housing throughout the City.
The class will be held at Redlands Community Center, 111 W. Lugonia Ave. from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26. Lunch will be provided. Cost is $5 to cover cost of lunch from Subway.
Oct. 12, 2016 - The City of Redlands will again provide safe trick-or-treating and storytelling in Historic Downtown Redlands this Halloween, Monday, Oct. 31, from 3 to 4 p.m.
City volunteers and Downtown storefronts will be distributing candy while supplies last. Come join in on the fun festivities then walk to one of our delicious Downtown eateries for dinner.
Oct. 12, 2016 - The City of Redlands is excited to present the Downtown Redlands Art Walk from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23. This event will feature the Redlands Conservatory Arts and Science Fair, Art on State Street by the Redlands Art Association, Art at the Renaissance Banquet Hall, Fair Chocolate and Coffee Fair hosted by Parliament Chocolate and Augie’s Coffee House, IE Zine Fest hosted by A Shop Called Quest, and outdoor art galleries at the Civic Center Plaza walkway and 5th Street.