History of Redlands

Located at the base of the San Bernardino mountains, 60 miles northeast of Los Angeles and 45 miles west of Palm Springs, Redlands offers easy access to hiking and biking trails, an eclectic array of quaint shops, historic architecture, and a variety of local restaurants.

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City seeks displays for ‘Christmas at the Park’ drive-thru

The City of Redlands is still seeking local businesses, nonprofits and residents interested in creating displays for this year’s Christmas in the Park drive-thru event scheduled Saturday, Dec. 19, at the Redlands Sports Park in partnership with the Redlands Noon Kiwanis.

Nearly 2,000 people have registered to attend the three-hour, family-friendly, drive-through experience, keeping the fun traditions and excitement of the annual Christmas Parade alive in a safe and engaging way.


City Hall, facilities to close for holiday season

Most Redlands City Hall administrative offices will be closed beginning Monday, Dec. 21, reopening Monday, Jan. 4. Essential City services, including public safety, Code Enforcement, water distribution and solid waste collection will be in full operation. The City Manager, Assistant City Manager, department directors, City Attorney, Public Information Officer and other executive staff will continue to monitor operations, provide appropriate staff direction and respond to emails and messages as necessary.


Stationary COVID-19 test site to open at University of Redlands

The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health will open a new stationary COVID-19 testing site at the University of Redlands University Hall beginning Nov. 30. The Department of Public Health is currently taking appointments for the site.

Free testing for the coronavirus will be available from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the campus, located at 1200 E. Colton Ave. The site has capacity for up to 800 appointments a day.

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