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.
March 17, 2016 - The City of Redlands invites nominations for the City’s 2016 Beautification and Redlands Heroes Awards. Winners will be honored at the State of the City event at noon on Friday, June 24, at the University of Redlands Orton Center, 1200 E. Colton Ave.
More than one winner may be selected for the Beautification Award, which will recognize non-residential buildings and facilities that capture outstanding landscape, cleanliness and curb appeal.
March 17, 2016 - The Redlands Citizen Volunteer Patrol Academy held a graduation ceremony Wednesday, March 16, at Redlands City Hall adding 12 new members to the ranks of the Citizen Volunteer Patrol and Citizen Volunteer Park Rangers.
The nine-week CVP Academy provides volunteers training in citation writing, radio procedure, crime scene management, report writing, traffic control, patrol vehicle driving, Emergency Operations Center operations and other areas.
The new CVPs will receive an additional 32 hours of training in the field by experienced CVP Field Training Officers. They will then be ready for the full range of CVP duties.