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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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Smiley library preserving ‘life in motion’ from home movies

Smiley library preserving ‘life in motion’ from home movies

During the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s, Redlanders documented life with 8mm, 16mm and Super 8 home movies.

Thanks to a donation to the A.K. Smiley Public Library, the library’s Heritage Room is able to digitize home movies using cutting edge technology to preserve them as part of the City’s historical record.

“The Smiley Library’s Home Movie Preservation Project saves life in motion in Redlands,” said library archivist and head of special collections Nathan Gonzales.


Residents invited to apply for Airport Advisory Board position

The City of Redlands invites residents to apply for a position on the Airport Advisory Board. Deadline for filing applications is Sept. 24. Members are appointed by the City Council.

The Airport Advisory Board acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council in all matters pertaining to the administration, operation, development, improvement and maintenance of the Redlands Municipal Airport. The Airport Advisory Board meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m.


Preserving Quality of Life and City Services in Redlands
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As the City of Redlands plans for the future, we are taking a close look at the public safety services, local infrastructure, public facilities and city programs that our community relies on.

For example, we want to ensure that we are able to keep up with basic repairs and maintenance to public facilities, storm drains and sidewalks because when these repairs are not addressed, they become a lot more expensive to repair in the future.

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