History of Redlands

Located at the base of the San Bernardino mountains, 60 miles east 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 Hall, administrative offices to close for holiday season

Most Redlands City Hall administrative offices will be closed beginning Wednesday, Dec. 20, through Tuesday, Jan. 2. Essential city services, including public safety, code enforcement, water and wastewater utility services and solid waste collection will be in full operation. Police and Fire operations will be available as usual.


City’s credit rating improves for second consecutive year

Credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s recently notified the City it has raised Redlands’ long-term and underlying rating from AA to AA+ on the City’s series 2007 pension obligation bonds. The new rating is one step below S&P’s highest rating of AAA.

“The raised rating reflects our view that the city will continue its record of strong-to-very-strong financial performance,” the company wrote in its Nov. 16 ratings summary.


Oriental Fruit Fly quarantine in effect

Portions of Redlands have been placed under quarantine for the oriental fruit fly by the California Department of Food and Agriculture after detecting multiple flies in the city.

In San Bernardino and Riverside counties, detections in and around Redlands have resulted in a quarantine zone covering 112 square miles, bordered on the north by the San Bernardino National Forest, on the south by Highway 60, on the west by Loma Linda, and on the east by Wildwood Canyon.


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.

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