Redlands City Council members will continue their Coffee with the Council community meetings this Saturday, May 17, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Cuca’s Mexican Food, 1752 E. Lugonia Ave., with Council Member Jon Harrison.
As part of the City’s continuing efforts to increase interaction with residents and promote transparency in City affairs, the City Council began a monthly “Coffee With the Council” in February 2011.
The informal meetings are held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month, rotating among three local restaurants – Olive Avenue Market, 530 W. Olive Ave; Cuca’s Mexican Food, 1752 E. Lugonia Ave.; and Augie’s Coffee House, 113 N. Fifth St. Council members rotate attendance, with no more than two members at each meeting.
Mayor Pete Aguilar suggested the meetings as a way for residents to ask questions or share concerns with Council members outside the formal setting of a City Council meeting.
The remaining schedule for this year’s Coffee with the Council meetings is included below.
Redlands Police conducted a specialized investigation and arrested two suspects shortly after they stole a bicycle from a residence in the 600 block of Jeremy Court last week.
With several bicycles stolen over the course of a year from college students who lived at the home, RPD worked with one of the residents to apprehend the criminals. Shortly after 6 a.m. Friday May 2, police received a report that another bicycle had been stolen from the residence. Police stopped a vehicle in the area and found the stolen bicycle in the back seat. In addition to the bicycle, officers located mail stolen from a Redlands mailbox, property, including two sets of car keys, stolen from a vehicle burglary during last month’s Run Thru Redlands, additional stolen property from another vehicle and illegal narcotics packaged for sale.
Watchful neighbors helped police arrest two residential burglars as they were leaving a home with stolen merchandise Monday morning.
Police received multiple reports of two young males knocking on doors and peering in windows in the 1200 block of Fern Avenue shortly after 10 a.m. Monday, May 5. When the first responding officer arrived in the neighborhood he saw the suspects climbing over a fence from a back yard.
High winds experienced earlier today have died down and Redlands Thursday Market Night will go on as planned tonight beginning at 6 p.m.
(4/30/2014)The Redlands Community Center and the City’s Senior Centers are the coolest places in town! As temperatures heat up this week, the Joslyn Senior Center, Community Senior Center and the Community Center are cooling down.
Nearly 100 motorists were cited by Redlands Police over the past month as part of a statewide distracted driving enforcement and education campaign.
RPD officers issued 91 citations, including 41 citations for talking or texting on a cell phone while driving, as part of the 2014 “It’s Not Worth It” campaign. RPD and more than 200 other law enfrorcement agencies partnered with the California Office of Traffic Safety and the California Highway Patrol in a month long “zero tolerance” enforcement and education campaign to curb those texting or operating hand-held cell phones while driving.
Residents of a motel were evacuated as Redlands firefighters, with some help from City mechanics, fought a vegetation fire that briefly threatened the structure Wednesday afternoon.
High winds and several wind-related calls kept firefighters busy even before the report of the vegetation fire just south of Interstate 10, between Tennessee and New York streets shortly before 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 30. Due to the winds the department staffed an additional engine, which proved crucial in responding quickly to the blaze.
The City’s Fleet Services Manager Aaron Jenkins and mechanic Nick Lozano were returning a recently repaired engine to the Fire Department when they noticed the smoke nearby. Driving the engine directly to fire, Jenkins and Lozano made contact with Fire Chief Jeff Frazier and Capt. Steve Fea, who were first on scene in a command vehicle. The fleet services employees positioned the engine and activated the pump, allowing Chief Frazier and Capt. Fea to begin fighting the blaze until fully staffed equipment arrived a few minutes later.
The Redlands Police Department, working with Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies, served a search warrant during a theft investigation Tuesday, April 29, on a home in the 9200 block of Redlands Boulevard, in the unincorporated area of Riverside County.
Redlands detectives located seven firearms, including three that were determined to have been stolen, as well as ammunition, a stolen Suzuki motorcycle and methamphetamine.
The City of Redlands Development Services Department and the Recreation Division of the Quality of Life Department will continue the popular Movies in the Park series with Disney’s “Planes” and Sony Picture Animation’s “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” on Friday, April 25, and Friday, May 30, at Ed Hales Park in historic Downtown Redlands, on the corner of 5th and State streets.
The first National Day of Action, America’s PrepareAthon! will take place April 30. The City of Redlands encourages residents to take specific actions to prepare themselves for natural disasters and other emergencies and to register for the City of Redlands Emergency Notification System.
America’s PrepareAthon! encourages all citizens to build on the four universal building blocks of preparedness – Be Informed, Make a Plan, Build a Kit and Get Involved. For more information on these key steps, visit www.ready.gov/prepare.
Redlands residents can Be Informed by registering for the City of Redlands Emergency Notification System. The system was implemented in order to communicate emergency and other urgent messages to residents and other community members, using both text and voice messages in the event of an emergency affecting Redlands.