The Redlands Police Department Traffic Unit will conduct a targeted “saturation” traffic patrol and additional traffic enforcement Saturday night and Monday, using funds from a state Office of Traffic Safety grant to pay overtime for additional officers.
Traffic officers will be watching for unsafe driving practices, including speeding, failure to stop at stop signs and red lights, texting or talking on a cell phone while driving, driving under the influence, unsafe turns and lane changes, and failure to wear a seatbelt or properly restrain children in appropriate safety seats.
The City of Redlands Recreation Division will host a Tee-Ball clinic offered by TriFytt Sports at Sylvan Park on Saturdays from April 27 through June 1.
Children ages 2-7 are invited to participate in this program to learn the basic and intermediate skills in Tee-Ball. At TriFytt Sports, your child will be taught proper fundamentals such as catching form, correct swing habits, and accurate throwing techniques. Trifytt coaches will teach the fundamentals of the sport in a safe and fun environment. Coaches will also help kids work on sportsmanship and teamwork to further personal character development. The cost of the class is $55 per child. The following sessions will be offered:
The Redlands Recreation Division will host a Football Skillz clinic offered by TriFytt Sports at Sylvan Park on Wednesdays from May 8 to June 5.
The Football Skillz clinic will teach your child all of the fundamentals of the sport in a safe and fun environment. Participants will learn offensive and defensive skills and maneuvers, and also get conditioning and training. During this program, your child will learn the basic and intermediate skills of football. Two sessions are available this spring:
Come and enjoy Ballroom dance in a comfortable and fun setting. Classes are taught by instructor Joe Sidor who has been dancing for more than 25 years and has taught dancing throughout the local area.
East Coast Swing will be held Mondays beginning April 29 and ending May 20.
The City of Redlands Recreation Division will host a basketball skills clinic offered by TriFytt Sports, at the Redlands Community Center Thursdays from May 2 through May 30.
Children ages 3-12 are invited to participate in this program to learn the basic and intermediate skills of basketball. Students will be given tips and drills to further athletic growth and development. Coaches work on the physical and mental aspects of competition; striving to make each participant strong in their spirit, mind and body. The cost of the class is $55 per child. The following classes will be offered:
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.