To save lives and educate all Californians, especially young drivers, about the dangers of distracted driving, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), California Highway Patrol (CHP), Impact Teen Drivers, and more than 200 law enforcement agencies statewide are working together on increased education and enforcement efforts for National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April and California Teen Safe Driving Week, the first week of April.
Redlands Police arrested two people for driving under the influence during a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint over the weekend.
A total of 844 vehicles passed through the checkpoint at the intersection of Orange Street and Pearl Avenue between 8 p.m. Friday, March 27, and 1 a.m. Saturday morning.
In addition to the two DUI arrests, one person was arrested on an outstanding warrant; four people were cited for driving with suspended licenses; another four were cited for driving without a valid license; and one person for driving without a license in possession. Three people were cited for driving vehicles without current registrations. One passenger was cited for having an open container of alcohol in the vehicle.
The Redlands Police Department will be holding 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. Tuesday, April 14. Please RSVP by April 12. Lunch will be provided. Cost is $5 to cover cost of lunch from Subway.
The City of Redlands Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off facility will be closed Saturday, April 4, for Easter Weekend. Normal hours for the site, Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., will resume Saturday, April 11.
Inter Valley Health Plan will present “Clutter Chaos,” a how-to class for seniors providing strategies to simplify their homes and lifestyles, at the Joslyn Senior Center from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9.
This event is free, and lunch will be provided. Pre-register by Wednesday, April 8. For more information, please contact the Joslyn Senior Center at (909) 798-7550 or visit us at 21 Grant Street, Redlands, CA 92373.
Spend an afternoon at the Joslyn Senior Center for a Dancing With the Stars show followed by a Dinner and Dance, from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 16.
For the first hour, sit back and enjoy our Dancing with the Stars show. Local dancers will compete for bragging rights as you help decide who is the king and queen of the dance floor. During the show, enjoy an early dinner consisting of chicken parmesan with marinara sauce, garlic bread, and green salad, by Thomas Catering.
The last hour we will open up the dance floor for everyone to enjoy the afternoon with the sounds of Dan Damon. To register for the Dancing with the Stars Dinner Dance contact the Joslyn Senior Center at (909) 798-7550.
The Redlands Police Department will conduct a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint in an undisclosed location within the City limits from 8 p.m. Friday, March 27, until 1 a.m. Saturday morning.
Funding for this weekend’s checkpoint is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
DUI checkpoints are components of the Redlands Police Department’s Responsible Redlands initiative. The Redlands Police Department, with the support of state agencies, including the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and Office of Traffic Safety, the County of San Bernardino, and local businesses and community groups, launched the initiative in late August 2013 to focus on enforcing alcohol laws.
The Redlands Police Department will discuss current scams that largely target seniors and tips to prevent vehicle and residential burglaries and theft at both the Redlands Community Senior Center and Joslyn Senior Center in April.
The presentations will take place from noon to 12:30 p.m. Monday, April 13, at the Redlands Community Senior Center, 111 W. Lugonia Ave., and again from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Friday, April 17, at the Joslyn Senior Center, 21 Grant St.
There will be informational handouts and time for questions.
The City of Redlands Development Services and Quality of Life departments present a free Easter Egg Hunt event at Ed Hales Park, on the corner of State and Fifth streets in Historic Downtown Redlands, on Saturday, March 28.
This event includes free children's activities, musical performances, spring craft projects, a visit from the Easter Bunny, and more, with an Easter Egg Hunt beginning at 1 p.m. The entire event will be free to participants and will be held rain or shine.
There will be an interactive egg hunt for children up to 3 years old from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Egg hunts for ages 4-6 will begin at 1:30 p.m.; for ages 7-9 at 2 p.m.; and egg hunts for ages 10-12 will begin at 2:30 p.m.
Detectives on Wednesday arrested a 21-year-old Mentone man suspected of setting three fires at Redlands school district facilities and burglarizing a classroom and a nearby church.
Police arrested Robert Aaron Trujillo at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, at the residence where he was staying in the 3000 block of Mill Creek Road in Mentone.
While investigating a burglary and vandalism Wednesday at the Church of the Nazarene, 1307 E. Citrus Ave., police discovered forensic evidence linking Trujillo to that burglary, two fires set early Wednesday morning at the Redlands Unified School District transportation yard and the burglary and arson of a classroom at the Redlands High School campus.