April 12, 2017 - A 46-year-old Redlands man suspected of distributing child pornography over the internet was arrested by Fontana Police Wednesday following a four-month investigation by a regional task force.
Redlands Police detectives, working as part of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, assisted in serving a search warrant on a home in the 1400 block of Laramie Avenue in Redlands at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 12. Investigators seized electronic storage devices containing more than 10,000 files of child pornography, along with assault rifles, handguns and thousands of rounds of ammunition.
April 12, 2017 - The City of Redlands Quality of Life Department and Development Services Department is pleased to announce the continuation of the popular Movies in the Park series at Ed Hales Park with a free screening of “Moana” on Friday, April 28.
April 12, 2017 - The City of Redlands will host an Earth Day celebration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Ed Hales Park, at the corner of State and Fifth streets.
The free event includes electric vehicle display, bounce house, booths, giveaways, live music and children’s activities (including a scavenger hunt). In addition to the event, the City’s Farmer’s Market will be held in conjunction to the Earth Day event between 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. within the adjacent parking lot.
April 12, 2017 - Three people were arrested Tuesday following an armed robbery at a gas station convenience store.
Redlands Police received a report of the robbery at the Shell station at 941 California Street shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday, April 11. Two men entered the store. As one of them brandished a handgun, they jumped the counter and demanded cash from the register.
Police were able to track their movements to an apartment complex in the 800 block of Washington Street in Colton. Officers located two men in the process of changing their clothes in a parking stall at the complex. A third person, later identified as the getaway driver was also located. All three were taken into custody.
April 11, 2017 - The Redlands Fire Department responded Monday night to a residential structure fire at a vacant home undergoing renovations. No injuries were reported.
Shortly before midnight Monday, April 10, firefighters responded to reports of a structure fire in the 800 block of High Street. Arriving units found power lines arcing in front of the structure. Because of the energized electrical hazard, firefighters were required to access the building from adjacent properties. It took firefighters approximately 30 minutes to knock down the blaze.
April 10, 2017 - The City of Redlands invites individuals to apply for a position on the Citrus Preservation Commission. Deadline for filing applications is April 24. Members are appointed by the City Council.
April 10, 2017 - The Redlands Fire Department responded to a structure fire at a single-family home that displaced a family of four Sunday evening. No injuries were reported.
At about 5:45 p.m. Sunday, April 9, firefighters responded to reports of a structure fire in the 900 block of Elise Drive. Arriving units discovered a single-story home well involved with fire in the front living room and throughout the western portion of the house.
April 4, 2017 - Learn about the Redlands Humane Society with guest speaker Jan Orbaker at the Redlands Community Senior Center’s Dessert and Dialogue program from noon to 12.30 p.m. Monday, April 10.
April 3, 2017 - Mayor Paul Foster and Mayor Pro Tem Paul Barich will kick off the inaugural Walking with the Council, an expansion of the popular Coffee with the Council meetings, this Saturday, April 8, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. beginning at the entrance to the Orange Blossom Trail on Grove Street, between Citrus Avenue and Colton Ave.
April 4, 2017 - The City of Redlands invites residents to apply for a position on the Airport Advisory Board. Deadline for filing applications is April 14. 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 even-numbered months at 5 p.m.
Persons interested in applying for the non-salaried position may request an application form from the City Manager's Office, City Hall, 35 Cajon St., Suite 200, by phone at 798-7510, or on-line at www.cityofredlands.org