Aug. 25, 2015 - Join the City of Redlands from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 29, for the second annual Celebration of Healthy Living event in Ed Hales Park at State and Fifth streets in Historic Downtown Redlands. The event will be held in conjunction with the weekly Saturday Morning Farmers’ Market in the adjacent parking lot along Redlands Boulevard between Fifth and Sixth streets.
Many local businesses and organizations dedicated to health and well-being as well as nutritional assistance will participate. Loma Linda University will offer information and assistance with medical sign-ups; the Energy Lab will have information about their local fitness studio; and the YMCA of Redlands will have information about their various programs for children and adults. With a live band, local artists, activities and the Saturday Morning Farmers’ Market right next door, this is a great way to spend your Saturday Morning!
Redlands Police cited 10 drivers during a crosswalk enforcement detail Thursday.
Four police officers conducted the crosswalk detail Thursday, Aug. 20, at three intersections – Cajon and Vine streets; Redlands Boulevard between State and Fifth streets; and Olive Avenue between Cajon and Grant streets. Drivers were cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian within a crosswalk. Two bicycle riders were also cited for traffic violations.
Aug. 24, 2015 - A 36-year-old Escondido man, driving a stolen car, was arrested following a 10-minute pursuit after the man attempted to run down one police officer and intentionally rammed another patrol car late Sunday night.
A Redlands Police officer, working a targeted DUI saturation patrol, initiated a traffic stop on the black 2008 Honda Civic shortly before midnight Sunday, Aug. 23, after witnessing the driver run a stop sign in the area of Clay Street and Colton Avenue. As the officer approached the vehicle, the driver gunned the engine and drove away at a high rate of speed.
As summer winds down, the Redlands Police Department is ramping up its enforcement efforts as part of a national crackdown on drunk driving. The 18-day, high-visibility campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, is in partnership with the California Office of Traffic Safety to curb impaired driving and save lives. From Aug. 21 through Sept. 7 (Labor Day), law enforcement partners in San Bernardino County, across the state and nationwide will show zero tolerance for drunken driving. Increased state and national messaging about the dangers of driving drunk, coupled with checkpoints and increased officers on the road, aim to drastically reduce the toll of drunken driving.
Aug. 18, 2015 - The Redlands Community Senior Center will host a seminar on dementia, presented by psychiatrist Dr. Don Anderson from Anderson Clinical Research in Redlands, at 12:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21. The seminar will be followed by a screening of the award winning 2014 film “Still Alice,” starring Julianne Moore.
To top it off, all participants will be treated to a “Brain Boosting” smoothie provided by Jamba Juice, complements of Kaiser Permanente.
Aug. 18, 2015 - The Redlands Community Senior Center is looking for donations and volunteers for their Thrifty Boutique.
The Thrifty Boutique offers a variety of collectibles, fashion items, jewelry, decorative items and home wares. The boutique is located at the Redlands Community Senior Center, 111 W. Lugonia Ave.
Aug. 18, 2015 - The Redlands Police Department will conduct a DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint in an undisclosed location within the City limits from 10 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, until 3 a.m. Friday morning.
Funding for the checkpoint is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Aug. 13, 2015 - The Redlands Community Center and the City’s Senior Centers are the coolest places in town! As temperatures heat up this week, the Joslyn Senior Center, Community Senior Center and the Community Center are cooling down.
The National Weather Service predicts excessive heat and a prolonged period of very hot weather for inland valleys, deserts and mountains as early as Thursday and continuing through the weekend.
Aug. 12, 2015 - The Redlands Police Department is recruiting volunteer pilots to participate in its Air Support Unit, Redhawk1.
Pilots must be at least 21 years old with at least a private pilot’s license, current medical certificate and a minimum 300 hours flight time in a fixed-wing, general aviation aircraft with significant time in a Cessna 172.
Volunteer pilots will be required to pass a background check and interview as well as explain their reason for volunteering and their flight experience. They will also be required to pass a flight test.
Aug. 12, 2015 - Fire investigators are examining a series of at least a half dozen arson fires early Wednesday morning in the area bordered by Colton Avenue, Lugonia Avenue, Church Street and Orange Street.
Between 1:56 a.m. and 6:51 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, firefighters from Redlands, Loma Linda and San Bernardino County fire departments responded to six arson fires. Firefighters from San Bernardino City and Colton also responded to provide additional resources if needed.