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.
Sept. 24, 2015 - Enjoy ballroom dance in a comfortable and fun setting at the Redlands Community Center.
Texas Two Step will be taught from 6:45 to 8 p.m. Mondays beginning Oct. 5, through Nov. 2. Registration fee is $8 per person. Partners are not required.
All classes are held at the Redlands Community Center multi-purpose room, located at 111 W. Lugonia Ave.
Space is limited, so sign-up today at the Redlands Community Center or online at www.cityofredlands.org/recreation. For more information, call instructor Joe Sidor at (909) 792-6076 or the center at (909) 798-7572 or e-mail us at RecreationStaff@cityofredlands.org.
Sept. 24, 2015 - Jasper’s Corner, a free tutoring program offered by the University of Redlands, has returned to the Redlands Community Center.
The University of Redlands, in partnership with the City of Redlands, is pleased to offer “Jasper’s Corner,” a free tutoring service for students in first through 12th grades at the Redlands Community Center, 111 W. Lugonia Ave, every Monday through Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The Jasper’s Corner program was started by the University of Redlands to provide free homework assistance from college tutors to children and teens throughout the community. Tutors assist students with a variety of subjects, including math, English, and science.
Sept. 17, 2015 - Join other Redlands seniors at the Joslyn Senior Center as Redlands Police Community Service Officer Corinne Lane answers questions regarding everything from senior fraud to home safety and more. Continental breakfast is included. Pre-registration is recommended.
Sept. 17, 2015 - Irrigation improvements at Hillside Memorial Park began this week as part of the Hillside Cemetery Road Rehabilitation Project, a joint project with the City of Redlands Municipal Utilities and Engineering and Quality of Life departments.
The City Council awarded a $395,331 contract for the Hillside Cemetery Road Rehabilitation Project on July 21 to All American Asphalt of Corona. Resurfacing, irrigation improvements, landscaping and tree trimming are anticipated to be complete in July 2016. Other enhancements will be performed by City staff. Future site improvements are currently under design.
Sept. 17, 2015 - Come to the Joslyn Senior Center Friday, Oct. 2, for a free breakfast followed by a professional seminar discussing facts about Alzheimer’s and dementia and a screening of the award-winning movie “Still Alice!” Pre-registration is recommended.
Sept. 17, 2015 - Join the Redlands senior centers Tuesday, Oct. 20, for a day at San Diego’s Balboa Park, its 15 museums, various gardens, arts and international cultural associations as well as the San Diego zoo.
This is a self-directed trip. Some museums may charge a small fee but also offer senior discounts. A boxed lunch and afternoon snack will be included.
Sept. 17, 2015 - An early morning fire in the 1400 block of Fernwood Drive destroyed a workshop and equipment worth several thousand dollars Thursday.
The fire was initially reported in the 1400 block of Highland Avenue at about 5:40 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 17. Redlands Police were first on scene and discovered the location was actually an outbuilding in the 1400 block of Fernwood Drive, which was fully engulfed. Officers directed responding firefighters to the blaze, set up traffic control and evacuated residents from some nearby homes which were briefly threatened.
It took firefighters about 30 minutes to knock down the blaze. No injuries were reported and damage was limited to the single building and a fence adjoining the property, where firefighters made entry.
Damage to the building and contents was estimated at $30,000. The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental from malfunctioning equipment in the workshop.
Sept. 17, 2015 - A motorcyclist was sent to the hospital with multiple fractures to his leg after he was struck by a vehicle Thursday morning at the intersection of University Street and Citrus Avenue.
The 55-year-old Redlands man was riding his 2005 BMW 650 motorcycle north on University Street shortly before 6 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 17. As he crossed into the intersection at Citrus Avenue a 2001 Ford 500, driven by a 33-year-old Loma Linda woman, began a left turn from southbound University onto eastbound Citrus and struck the motorcycle rider, causing him to crash.