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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Downtown’s Morning Market Canceled due to rain prediction

Downtown’s Morning Market has been canceled for Saturday, Sept. 30, due to predicted rainfall.

Under the market’s weather policy, the event is canceled if the Accuweather forecast on Friday afternoon predicts a 60% or greater chance of rain during the hours of the event. Should the weather defy the forecast, Downtown’s Morning Market Staff will cancel the event if is raining before the start of the event and/or if the event area is significantly wet and unsafe for participants.


Council members, senior staff to join Senior Center at breakfast

City Council members and department directors will join the Redlands Community Senior Center for breakfast at a new monthly event, Senior Breakfast with a City Official, beginning in October. Each month, City Council members, department directors and other executive staff will join community members for breakfast and information on City projects and department updates.


Fall Prevention is topic at Senior Center’s Coffee & Conversation

The Redlands Senior Center in collaboration with Wings of Hope Hospice will host a Coffee & Conversation event focusing on fall prevention, Tuesday, Oct. 24. This educational session, presented by Loma Linda University, aims to equip seniors with practical knowledge and strategies to maintain balance and prevent accidents.


Rachel Tolber named Chief of Police, effective June 12

Official photo of newly appointed Police Chief Rachel Tolber

Redlands City Manager Charles Duggan has named Rachel Tolber the new Chief of Police for the Redlands Police Department. Tolber’s appointment will become effective Monday, June 12.

Tolber was named interim chief following the March 1 announcement that Chief Chris Catren would retire due to disability as the result of a work-related back injury. Catren’s retirement will become official on June 9.

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