The Redlands Police and Fire departments, the University of Redlands, Redlands Unified School District and American Medical Response will participate in an emergency preparedness drill next week on the University of Redlands campus.
The training will take place largely at Ann Peppers Hall on the University of Redlands campus, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, and be completed by noon.
City and County public safety and health officials are issuing a warning after a bat found last week in a local park tested positive for the rabies virus.
The bat was discovered under a tree at Community Park near the intersection of Church Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, on April 13. Animal Control officers collected the animal and sent it to the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health for testing.
The Redlands Police Department and the Redlands Unified School District Department of Public Safety along with the San Bernardino County Department of Public Safety and the California Bureau of Alcoholic Beverage Control are collaborating to promote a safe 2013 Redlands High School Prom this Saturday.
Police and campus safety were in the student parking lots at the RHS campus before 7 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, passing out educational materials on the dangers of texting while driving or driving while intoxicated.
During lunch, police and campus safety officers provided activities for students simulating the effects of alcohol on equilibrium and coordination. The activities included using “drunk goggles” that impair students’ vision while they attempted to walk a straight line or manipulate a tricycle around a cone pattern.
The City of Redlands quasquicentennial celebration continues with a second 125th Anniversary label wine, a sauvignon blanc, joining the 125th Anniversary label merlot released last month from local business State Street Winery.
State Street Winery owners Robin and Janet Harter will donate 10 percent of the proceeds from each bottle of the 125th Anniversary wines sold to the City’s 125th Anniversary celebration. The wines sell for $25 a bottle.
The wine is bottled locally at the winery at 404 E. State St. using Washington grapes. The label incorporating the City’s 125th Anniversary logo was designed by Richard Pennington of Pennington Designs at 19 E. Citrus Ave.
The quasquicentennial celebration marks the 125th Anniversary of the City’s incorporation in November 1888. The yearlong celebration kicked off on Dec. 1 with the Redlands Christmas Parade, sponsored by the City and the Kiwanis Club of Redlands. Additional events are being planned throughout the year.
The Redlands Police Department will hold an eight-hour training class for multi-unit rental apartment managers/owners and single family rental property owners. The program is focused on education and reducing crime in apartments, condominium complexes and single family rental housing throughout the city.
The class will be held at Redlands Community Center, 111 W Lugonia Ave. Wednesday, April 24, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. Please RSVP by April 22. Lunch will be provided. Cost is $5 to cover cost of lunch from Subway.
A 51-year-old Mentone man was killed after his motorcycle collided with a 1999 Toyota Corolla near the intersection of West Stuart Avenue and Eureka Street Tuesday afternoon.
Redlands Police officers, firefighters and paramedics responded to the collision shortly before 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 16. Paramedics treated the motorcyclist who was transported to Redlands Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
In the aftermath of Monday’s bombing at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the Redlands Police Department is instituting additional security measures for this weekend’s upcoming Run Through Redlands.
Police will not release information on specific security tactics for the Sunday, April 21, event, which typically brings several thousand runners to the streets of Redlands for sanctioned 5K, 10K and half-marathon events. There will be an additional police presence for the event.
The Redlands Community Center will provide beginner guitar lessons for all ages beginning Tuesday, April 30.
Classes will be taught every Tuesday for eight weeks from 3:45 - 4:30 p.m., ending June 25. The cost of the class is $80 and scholarships are available. The class is taught by Frank Velasquez, an instructor that has been providing lessons for more than 10 years. Frank’s lessons focus on fostering human development through the joy of playing music.
Join Jaime Beck, former California State University Career Counselor and presenter of “Being Deliberate,” for a free lunch and career education workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Redlands Community Center, 111 W. Lugonia Ave.
The A.K. Smiley Library has added 20 new public access computers to meet the growing digital demands of the community. Patrons with valid library cards can access a number of digital databases that the library subscribes to, perform Internet jobs searches, write research papers, and browse the Internet on these new work stations.
The purchase of the new terminals was made possible with funding from the Library Endowment, managed by the library Board of Trustees.