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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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.


Town Hall meetings to discuss community wildland fire threat

CAL Fire map showing Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zones for City of Redlands.

The Redlands Fire Department invites the community to come to one of two Town Hall meetings to learn about the risks of wildland fires and how to be prepared. The meetings will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, and at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17. Both meetings will be held in the Grace Mullen Auditorium at the Redlands High School campus, 840 E. Citrus Ave.


Redlands Police receive grant to fight alcohol-related crime

The Redlands Police Department has been awarded a $26,660 grant from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to battle alcohol-related crime. The Redlands City Council approved the grant at their July 2, 2019, meeting.

The ABC grants are provided to selected local law enforcement agencies to expand their efforts in addressing alcohol-related problems through a comprehensive Alcohol Policing Partnership Program that encompasses a wide range of strategies.