Oct. 8, 2015 - The next meeting of the City of Redlands Disaster Council will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26, in the Redlands City Council Chambers. The meeting is open to the public.
Guest speaker Jimmy Taeger from the National Weather Service will discuss El Nino.
Oct. 8, 2015 - City Hall administrative offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 12, in observance of the Federal Columbus Day holiday. The A.K. Smiley Public Library, Redlands Community Center, Redlands Community Senior Center and Joslyn Senior Center will also be closed. Essential City services, including public safety and utilities will be in full operation.
Solid waste pickup schedules, including trash, recycling and green waste, will not be affected. All solid waste will be collected on the regularly scheduled days.
Oct. 6, 2015 - The City of Redlands is soliciting proposals from downtown businesses who wish to provide ongoing dining services in the newly opened Orange Street Alley.
Several businesses have expressed interest in using the alley park for activities and events, including outdoor dining. A Request for Proposal was issued Tuesday for interested businesses in the downtown district who wish to provide dining services for a period of six months. In evaluating the proposals, the City will consider marketing efforts, duration, frequency, aesthetics and amenities proposed by the businesses.
Oct. 1, 2015 - With more than 38 million people living and working in California, a major earthquake could cause unprecedented devastation. What we do now, before a big earthquake, will determine what our lives will be like afterwards. With earthquakes an inevitable part of California’s future, we must act quickly to ensure that disasters do not become catastrophes.
Sept. 30, 2015 - A new website launched this week will help provide up-to-date information and opportunities for involvement to residents and others interested in the continuing process of updating the City’s General Plan.
The new General Plan website at http://www.redlands2035.org/ includes a video describing the purpose of the General Plan update, provides a schedule of the update process, upcoming meetings, project status reports, information on the consultant team and Steering Committee and a library of meeting documents and reports as well as links to other urban planning resources.
Sept. 29, 2015 - The City of Redlands has scheduled another three-day Community Emergency Response Team training in August. The free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.
Sept. 29, 2015 - Plastics Plus Technology, a Redlands-based manufacturer serving the medical, automotive, aerospace and consumer electronics industries will join approximately 2,000 manufacturers across the United States showcasing the potential of modern manufacturing and fostering interest in manufacturing careers as part of Manufacturing Day, Friday, Oct. 2.
City Council members and City staff are among the invited guests for the open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Plastics Plus Technology facility at 1495 Research Drive. Members of the public, including jobseekers and anyone interested in the manufacturing industry or plastic injection molding are also invited.
Sept. 29, 2015 - Redlands Police will continue proactive work to prevent problems related to alcohol abuse this week, conducting inspections in bars, DUI patrols and hosting Responsible Beverage Service Training.
“We know that preventing tragedies is absolutely the best use of our time and precious budget funds,” said Commander Chris Catren. “These current enforcement actions and training are part of our ongoing commitment to keep Redlands a safe and desirable place to live and do business.”
Sept. 28, 2015 - Luis Fuerte, whose work with the late Huell Howser helped create the legendary and highly successful KCET show, “California’s Gold,” will speak at the Redlands Community Senior Center beginning at 12:15 p.m. Monday Oct. 5. Luis Fuerte will speak about his highly acclaimed career as cameraman, editor, lighting director, and sound engineer.
The program is free. Huell Howser’s favorite dessert, donuts and strawberries, will also be provided to all participants.
For more information, contact the Redlands Senior Center at (909) 798-7579. The Redlands Senior Center is located at 111. W. Lugonia Ave. in Redlands.
Sept. 24, 205 - The Redlands Community Center is pleased to offer CPR, First Aid and AED instruction. This 8-hour course combines all topics of basic CPR, AED and First Aid and is designed for citizen-rescuers at work, home or out in the community. This course includes a comprehensive illustrated CPR, AED and First Aid student workbook and a 2-year certification card. Please note that this class is not for health care professionals.
Interested students need attend only one 8-hour Saturday class scheduled on Sept. 26, Oct. 17 and Nov. 21. Students may select either the full 8-hour course from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for $75 or a 4-hour course for CPR and AED only, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for $50. Online registration is available at www.cityofredlands.org/recreation/classes.