A 19-year-old Redlands man was arrested minutes after he attempted to hold up a Wells Fargo bank branch on State Street in downtown Redlands.
The suspect entered the bank branch at 220 E. State St. shortly before 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31. He approached a teller window, handed the teller a note and demanded money.
After the teller refused to hand over the money, the man left on foot and was apprehended by officers across the street from the bank.
The City of Redlands will hold two informational community meetings on the PARIS Resurfacing Project segments 35-566 on Monday, Feb. 3, at 11 a.m. and at 5 p.m. Both meetings will be held in the City Council Chambers, 35 Cajon St., and each will last approximately one hour. The meetings are an opportunity for City staff to communicate details about the upcoming project and for the public to ask questions and provide feedback.
The $13,210,000 contract, awarded to Matich Corporation of San Bernardino, was approved by the City Council on Dec. 17, 2013, and will include resurfacing of 100 lane miles of streets throughout the City. At the completion of the approximately six month project, the City will have completed 110 miles of lane resurfacing, approximately 25 percent of the PARIS project.
The work will begin Tuesday, Feb. 4, and is expected to be completed by Sept. 8.
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The Joslyn Senior Center will offer a free tai chi exercise class for beginners every Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. beginning March 14. This class is designed to help participants learn exercises for improving flexibility, balance and relaxation with the basic principles of tai chi and the Yang 10 form.
For more information please contact the Joslyn Senior Center office at (909) 798-7550 or visit us at 21 Grant St. Redlands, Ca 92374.
The Redlands Police Department will conduct a sobriety/drivers license checkpoint beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, in the southbound lanes of Tennessee Street at Park Avenue, continuing through 3 a.m. Saturday.
RPD traffic officers will also conduct a targeted DUI “saturation” patrol between 6 p.m. and midnight on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 2.
A saturation patrol on Jan. 25 resulted in two arrests for driving under the influence.
Redlands Police arrested a 26-year-old Menifee woman for embezzling more than $5,000 from a local Girl Scout troop.
Michelle Marie Villa was the troop leader for a Moreno Valley Girl Scout troop and used the troop debit card to purchase more than $5,000 worth of personal items, including groceries, craft supplies, athletic gear and a computer and printer, between July 2012 and July 2013.
The Lincoln Memorial Shrine in Redlands, the only institution in the west focusing on Lincoln and the Civil War, will celebrate its 42nd annual Open House Sunday, Feb. 9, by unveiling the fourth part of a new exhibit focusing on the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War. The festivities and entertainment will run from 1-4 p.m.
The new exhibit, “1864: This Mighty Scourge of War,” focuses on the dramatic events that took place during 1864. Original manuscripts from figures such as Lincoln, Mary Todd Lincoln, Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, and Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman will be combined with contemporary and current illustrations to convey the important developments of the fourth year of the war. These include the presidential election of 1864, Sherman’s March to the Sea, the Battle of the Crater, Mobile Bay, and the Wilderness.
Tom Wheeler, author of “Mr. Lincoln’s T-mails: The Untold Story of How Abraham Lincoln Used the Telegraph to Win the Civil War” (Harper Collins, 2006), will return to the city of his birth to serve as the keynote speaker for the 82nd Annual Watchorn Lincoln Dinner at the University of Redlands on Wednesday, Feb. 12, sponsored by the Lincoln Memorial Shrine in Redlands.
Wheeler will discuss how Abraham Lincoln presided over the first “modern war,” describing a divided nation and its president in the midst of technological and social revolutions.
In addition to the keynote address, live music of the Civil War era will be performed by the Camp Carleton Cornet Band and updates on the Lincoln Shrine will be delivered. The Watchorn Lincoln Dinner is the largest annual event of its kind celebrating Lincoln in the United States.
City staff have scheduled two community presentations on the Flood control, ADA ramps, Sidewalks, Trees and parks (FAST) infrastructure program. The presentations are designed to describe and explain the proposed program and financing and seek public input.
The first presentation is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, in the Redlands Community Center Banquet Room at 111 W. Lugonia Ave. A second presentation is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at the Redlands City Council Chambers. Both presentations are open to the public and will include time for questions and answers.