Oct. 22, 2015 - A “Carfit” technician from the Auto Club of Southern California will be at the Redlands Community Senior Center from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 7, providing free one-on-one help safety information and resources for mature drivers based on a 12-point checklist.
“Carfit” will help mature drivers improve the fit of their vehicles for safety and comfort and promote conversations among older drivers and their families about the importance of safe driving and mobility. It will also help link adults with local resources that can help them safely drive as long as possible.
The services are free but appointments are required. For an appointment call the Auto Club at (714) 885-2300.
Oct. 22, 2015 - A 72-year-old Redlands woman died Monday from head injuries she suffered when she was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street at Barton Road and Bellevue Avenue.
The accident occurred shortly before 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19. The victim was in the crosswalk crossing Barton Road south on Bellevue. The 41-year-old driver of a Toyota Tundra pickup was turning left from northbound Bellevue west onto Barton, traveling at about 10 to 15 mph when he struck the victim. The victim was pronounced dead a short time later.
There was no initial indication that the driver was under the influence of drugs or alcohol or that he was talking or texting while driving. The accident is under investigation and no charges have been filed.
Oct. 21, 2015 - Redlands Police arrested a man suspected of robbing the same gas station convenience store three times over a span of less than three weeks.
Jeffrey Warren Cierley, 23, of Cerritos, was arrested Monday, Oct. 19, shortly after an armed robbery at the 76 Gas Station, 1075 Parkford Drive. The station had also been robbed on Oct. 5 and again on Oct. 12. In each of the robberies, the suspect was armed with a knife and stole cash and cigarettes before fleeing.
Oct. 15, 2015 - The City of Redlands invites residents to apply for an opening on the Street Tree Committee. Deadline for filing applications is Oct. 28. Members are appointed by the City Council.
Residents interested in applying for the non-salaried position may request application forms from the City Manager's Office, City Hall, 35 Cajon St., Suite 200, by phone at 798-7510, or download an application on-line at www.cityofredlands.org
Oct. 14, 2015 - The story of the Earps lives on in books, movies and a even a 1950s television series. The focus has always been on their “lawman” escapades in Tombstone, Ariz. While the Earps lived in Tombstone for a little more than two years, the entire family spent most of their time in Southern California’s San Bernardino County.
Join the Redlands Community Senior Center at 12:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, as Nick Cataldo, co-author of “The Earps of San Bernardino County,” discusses the legendary Earp clan in San Bernardino County and the family’s life outside the turbulent time in Tombstone.
Oct. 14, 2015 - The City of Redlands is presenting a cooking demonstration with Jesse Silva from Renaissance Banquet Hall and Street Tacos Catering from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17. This event will take place at the Saturday Morning Farmers’ Market, held along Redlands Blvd between Fifth and Sixth streets.
Cooking demonstrations are funded through a USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) grant awarded to the City of Redlands Development Services Department in 2014. Showcasing seasonal produce from the market, cooking demonstrations help to show how to cook with produce that can be found at the farmers’ markets and promote healthy eating habits and purchasing locally and regionally grown produce.
Oct. 14, 2015 - The City of Redlands Community Center is pleased to announce the Movies in the Park series continues Friday, Oct. 16, with Disney’s live action film “Cinderella.”
The community is invited to come relax and enjoy a special night under the stars at Ed Hales Park, at Fifth and State streets, in Historic Downtown Redlands. Come early and get a good seat!
The movie begins at dusk (approximately 6 p.m.) and it is free, first come, first served. There will be entertainment and arts and crafts for the children to enjoy.
Oct. 13, 2015 - Mayor Pro Tem Jon Harrison and City Council Member Paul Barich will meet with the public for the October Coffee with the Council beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Stell Coffee & Tea Company, 1580 Barton Road, Suite A.
The monthly Coffee with the Council was begun in February 2011 as part of the City’s continuing efforts to increase interaction with residents and promote transparency in City affairs.
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.