The Redlands Police Department and Micah House, with help from local businesses, churches, community groups and City and county agencies, will give away bicycles and backpacks during a Back2School Jam and Community Resource Fair at Sylvan Park from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 3. There will be free snacks and music provided for the community.
The giveaway is held in conjunction with a Community Clean-Up Day, from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 2. Neighborhood clean-up locations include Post Street and Brockton Avenue, Cook Street and Cero Court, The Terrace, Citrus Avenue and Kaye Court, and Second Baptist Church, 420 E. Stuart St. Each child or teen participating in the clean-up day will receive a free backpack and school supplies.
Police arrested a 26-year-old Redlands man after at least three reports that he had attempted to hit bicyclists with his car on Sunset Drive.
Police responded several times over the weekend to reports that a driver in a gray two-door Honda Civic had attempted to strike cyclists along Sunset Drive, causing some of them to run off the road.
Two people were arrested for driving under the influence during a Redlands Police Department Traffic Unit DUI/drivers license checkpoint Friday, July 19.
A total of 404 vehicles passed through the checkpoint between 7 p.m. and midnight Friday in the westbound lanes of Citrus Avenue west of Central Avenue near Redlands High School. In addition to the two DUI arrests, police cited four drivers for driving without a license and four for driving on suspended licenses.
Come and enjoy Texas Two-Step dance classes in a comfortable and fun setting.
Classes will be taught Mondays beginning July 29 and ending Aug. 19.
Class will run from 6:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. Registration fee is $8 per person. Partners are not required.
Space is limited, so sign-up today at the Redlands Community Center or online at www.cityofredlands.org/recreation. For more information, contact instructor Joe Sidor at (909) 792-6076.
The City Council, on Tuesday, approved new agreements with two employee groups representing 62 employees that will result in annual savings to the City of more than $283,000 once the agreements are fully implemented.
When added to projected savings from agreements approved in October with the City’s two Fire Department employee groups, the annual projected savings to the City would be nearly $1.3 million.
The Redlands Police Department Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI/drivers license checkpoint from 7 p.m. until midnight Friday, July 19 in the westbound lanes of Citrus Avenue west of Central Avenue.
Officers will contact drivers passing through Friday’s checkpoint looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment. Officers will also check drivers for proper licensing and will strive to delay motorists only momentarily. When possible, specially trained officers will be available to evaluate those suspected of drug-impaired driving.
The Redlands Police Department recently received a $23,714 grant from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to conduct undercover and decoy operations targeting businesses and individuals who provide or serve alcohol to minors, businesses that overserve alcohol or provide narcotics and use of false identifications as well as education efforts for local high schools and the University of Redlands.
Redlands Police have identified two additional victims in the investigation of a 28-year-old high school teacher arrested Monday evening, accused of having sex with a teenage boy who fathered a child with the teacher.
Laura Elizabeth Whitehurst was arrested at about 8:45 p.m. Monday, July 1, after questioning at her home in Redlands. At the time of her arrest, Whitehurst was a teacher at Citrus Valley High School in Redlands, where she was an advisor to the then-16-year-old student. The boy is now 17.
The Redlands Fire Department wants you and your family to have a fun and safe holiday celebration this Fourth of July weekend as we celebrate our country’s independence and continue the celebration of the city’s 125th anniversary.
Redlands Police arrested a 28-year-old high school teacher Monday evening, accused of having sex with a teenage boy who fathered a child with the teacher.
Laura Elizabeth Whitehurst was arrested at about 8:45 p.m. Monday, July 1, after questioning at her home in Redlands. Whitehurst is a teacher at Citrus Valley High School in Redlands, where she was an advisor to the then-16-year-old student. The boy is now 17.