April 24, 2017 - The Redlands Police Department will conduct a DUI/Driver License checkpoint from 8 p.m. Saturday, April 29, through 1 a.m. Sunday in the eastbound lanes of Citrus Avenue at Church Street.
Motorists driving through the checkpoint will be contacted by uniformed officers who will be checking for alcohol- and/or drug-impaired drivers. Officers will also check to make sure all drivers have a valid driver license.
April 24, 2017 - Learn about the History of Stater Bros. with guest speaker Brian Alesi at the Redlands Community Senior Center’s Dessert and Dialogue program from noon to 12.30 p.m. Monday, May 15.
Alesi, manager of Stater Bros. Store #18, will talk about the store’s beginnings as a small grocery store in Yucaipa and how it grew into a Fortune 500 company with stores throughout Southern California. Stater Bros. Markets has become the largest privately-owned supermarket chain in Southern California as well as the largest private employer in both San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.
April 19, 2017 - Redlands Chief of Police Mark A. Garcia will discuss issues of local law enforcement and current crime trends and answer questions from the public during a town hall meeting Wednesday, May 10, at the American Legion Post 650, 1532 Church St.
In addition to answering questions from the audience, Chief Garcia will also take questions live via the Redlands Police Department’s Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/RedlandsPoliceDepartment. Questions will be answered live online as time permits.
April 19, 2017 - Damage was limited to a garage and its contents, including one vehicle, Tuesday after a structure fire in the 1500 block of Powell Lane. No injuries were reported.
Redlands Firefighters responded to the report of a structure fire at the single-family home at about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 18. Firefighters knocked the fire down in less than five minutes and confined the fire to the garage. Crews remained until about 4:30 p.m. to perform mop up, salvage and overhaul.
The cause of the fire was determined to be mechanical failure in a vehicle parked in the garage. Damage was estimated at $6,000 for the vehicle and other contents and $1,000 in smoke and water damage to the structure.
April 19, 2017 - Two people were arrested Tuesday for assault with a deadly weapon in connection with a shooting that left one person critically injured over the weekend.
Police responded to multiple calls of shots fired in the 1600 block of Heron Court at about 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 15. When they arrived, they found a 26-year-old male victim lying in the driveway of the home, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was conscious but bleeding profusely. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he underwent surgery.
April 17, 2017 - Join the Second Annual Fun Run/Walk on the Orange Blossom Trail and Senior Health Expo, organized by the Redlands Recreation and Senior Services Division, from 8 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 10, at Crafton Park, at Wabash and Independence avenues.
All events are free. Pre-registration is required for the 5K. The Senior Health Expo is open to all seniors and features more than 30 community vendors, who will provide insight and information about ways to improve healthy living through their organization. Registration for the 5K is available on the City’s website or by visiting the Joslyn or Redlands Community senior centers.
April 17, 2017 - The Redlands Quality of Life Department’s Senior Services Division acquired a new shuttle bus that hit the road this week to transport senior residents to medical appointments, grocery stores and the City’s senior centers.
On May 3, 2016, the City of Redlands entered into a funding agreement with Omnitrans to enhance and extend transportation services for senior citizens who live within the Redlands city limits. Until recently, the City offered transportation from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday to adults age 55 and older and individuals with disabilities for $1.75 per trip. The service is available only within city limits and is provided on a first-come, first-served basis, with priority given to transportation to and from medical appointments.
April 17, 2017 - An 18-year-old man, in custody on unrelated charges, was arrested Friday in connection with a January shooting in downtown Redlands.
Ramon Lopez was one of two men taken into custody by the California Highway Patrol on charges including possession of a stolen vehicle, driving under the influence and evading police, following a Jan. 29 freeway pursuit.
April 13, 2017 - The Municipal Utilities/Public Works Commission will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. Monday, April 17, to consider a recommendation on proposed solid waste rates. The meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers at 35 Cajon St., Suite 2.
The commission will consider recommendations by consultant R3 Consultant Group, Inc., for solid waste rate adjustments over three years of 12 percent the first year, 12 percent in year two and 5 percent in the third year.