Feb. 25, 2016 - Celebrate San Bernardino’s history with speaker Ron Young at the Redlands Community Senior Center’s Dessert and Dialogue program from noon to 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 7.
The dialogue will be a nostalgic journey into San Bernardino’s past during the 1950s and ’60s with Ron Young, a radio host who has been involved with more than 140 radio stations across the country on Unistar Satellite radio. Locally, he was part of the morning team of Harrv and Youngstuff on KCKC Radio in the 1980s. During this walk down my memory lane, Ron will invite those attending to join in and share their stories while enjoying a complimentary dessert provided by the senior center.
Feb. 25, 2016 - The City of Redlands Cultural Arts Commission has begun reviewing artist presentations for the Mayor’s Public Art Initiative.
The Mayor’s Public Art Initiative, proposed by Mayor Paul Foster at the State of the City event in June 2015, calls for a new piece of public art to be installed in the downtown corridor. The Cultural Arts Commission is currently identifying candidate sites on City-owned property in the downtown area and interviewing potential artists. In addition to creating a short list of proposed sites and artists for City Council to review, the Commission is also leading a fundraising campaign to meet the costs of this endeavor.
Feb. 24, 2016 - The City of Redlands e-waste collection will resume after being temporarily halted while statewide concerns over some recycling companies’ final disposal of the hazardous material contained within electronic items such as large televisions were addressed.
The City of Redlands Household Hazardous Waste site stopped accepting electronic waste beginning Feb 6. E-waste collection will resume at the site beginning Saturday, Feb. 27.
Feb. 18, 2016 - Space is still available for the architecture walking tour of Los Angeles Friday, Feb. 26. The two-mile walking tour will highlight the Fine Arts Building, LA Central Library, Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Pershing Square, The Last Bookstore, Spring Street, Wall Street of the West, The Arcade Building and Broadway Theater District. The tour will end at Clifton's Cafeteria which recently reopened to the public. Participants may purchase lunch at the cafeteria.
The price for the walking tour is $22 per person with a patron card and $27 for a non-patron. The walking tour is two miles long. Please wear comfortable shoes. All participants will be asked to wear green shirts. This will allow the group to identify each other in case of separation.
The monthly Coffee with the Council was begun in February 2011 as part of the City’s continuing efforts to increase interaction with residents and promote transparency in City affairs.
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 Stell Coffee & Tea Company, 1580 Barton Road, Suite A. Council members rotate attendance, with no more than two members at each meeting.
Council members have held the meetings for the past five years as a way for residents to ask questions or share concerns outside the formal setting of a City Council meeting.
The remaining schedule for this year’s Coffee with the Council meetings is included below.
Feb. 11, 2016 - Join the Redlands Community Senior Center and the Joslyn Senior Center on a trip to downtown Palm Springs from 1:15 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 24. The cost is $20 with a patron card and $25 for non-patrons.
Palm Springs attractions include:
- The Spa Casino
- Palm Springs Art Museum - admission is free from 4 to 8 p.m.
- The Village Fest - free from 6 to 10 p.m., featuring a Farmers market, food booths, entertainment and more than 40 different vendors.
- Enjoy shopping on the strip
The bus departs from the Redlands Senior Center, 111 W. Lugonia Ave., at 1:15p.m. and arrives back to the center at 9 p.m.
Feb. 11, 2016 - Street improvements are scheduled to begin on portions of Colton Avenue, Stillman Avenue, Sylvan Boulevard, Lincoln Street and several other residential streets next week, part of the City’s PARIS street resurfacing program and Water Division pipeline replacement program.
Road construction will take place on Colton Avenue between Grove Street and Dearborn Street; Stillman Avenue between Judson Street and Daisy Court; Sylvan Boulevard between Judson Street and Lincoln Street; Lincoln Street between Colton Avenue and Laramie Avenue; as well as Georgia Street, Naomi Street, Lido Street, Falcon Lane, Cardinal Lane and portions of Daisy Court. Construction is expected to begin Feb. 16 and be completed in early March.
The water pipeline replacement project recently installed approximately three miles of potable and three-tenths of a mile of non-potable water pipeline, as well as six-tenths of a mile of sewer pipeline in various locations throughout the City. Potable water is of drinking quality and non-potable water is water which is not of drinking quality.
Feb. 10, 2016 - This Valentine’s Day weekend Redlands Friends of Shelter Animals (REDFOSA) will partner with Petsmart and Stell Coffee & Tea Co. to help find homes for several of the dogs and cats currently residing at the Redlands Animal Shelter
From 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, Stell Coffee & Tea Co., 1580 Barton Road, will host this year’s CaPOOCHino Day & Kittie Too event and donating 10 percent of the proceeds from that day to REDFOSA. All funds raised will be used to benefit Redlands shelter animals. Come by, get a beverage or snack and check out our adorable animals!
From 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, REDFOSA will be at Petsmart, 595 E. Hospitality Lane in San Bernardino, participating in the National Adoption weekend.
Feb. 4, 2016 - Construction is scheduled to begin this week on Phase II of the Orange Blossom Trail project. Construction of the one-mile segment is expected to be completed by late April.
On Dec. 15, 2015, the City Council awarded a construction contract for $692,873 to C.S. Legacy of Pomona. All project costs are grant funded. No General Fund dollars will be used to construct this project.
Feb. 3, 2016 - The public is invited to share ideas and help design the City of Redlands’ planned skate park at a design workshop, from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11.
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.