Oct. 12, 2016 - Movies in the Park is back!
The City of Redlands Quality of Life Department Recreation Division and Development Services Department invites the community to a free screening of “The Angry Birds Movie” on Friday, Oct. 21.
Movie goers are encouraged to arrive early and bring your own lawn chair and/or blanket. The movie begins at dusk (approximately 7 p.m.), with activities beginning at 6 p.m. There will be free games and giveaways for children to enjoy, free canvas art painting demonstrations provided by Elks Foundation, and music provided by Jack Factory DJ.
Oct. 6, 2016 - Accustomed to handing out crime-prevention and public safety tips, Redlands Police officers will instead be accepting tips to benefit Special Olympics Southern California from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Redlands Red Robin restaurant, 27476 Lugonia Ave.
Redlands Police officers and other RPD personnel will volunteer their time as servers alongside Red Robin’s wait staff to collect tips from guests to raise funds for Special Olympics Southern California.
Oct. 5, 2016 - A 31-year-old San Bernardino man was arrested after reportedly stabbing a woman, chasing her with a vehicle and ramming another vehicle and assaulting that vehicle’s passenger as the victim pleaded for help.
Redlands Police responded to a report of a stabbing in the 1500 block of Webster Street shortly after 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5. When officers arrived they found the victim, a 31-year-old woman, and the suspect, Jeremy Stan Rice, in the street along with another woman who was also allegedly assaulted by the suspect.
Oct. 4, 2016 - The next meeting of the City of Redlands Disaster Council will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in the Redlands City Council Chambers. The meeting is open to the public.
The quarterly meeting will include a panel discussion on the Dec. 2, 2015, terrorist attack on the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino. Panel members will include Redlands Police Cmdr. Chris Catren, Redlands Emergency Operations Manager Fay Glass and Emergency Services Officer Carrie Cruz from the San Bernardino County Fire Department Office of Emergency Services.
Oct. 3, 2016 - With more than 38 million people living and working in California, a major earthquake could cause unprecedented devastation. What we do now, before a big earthquake, will determine what our lives will be like afterwards. With earthquakes an inevitable part of California’s future, we must act quickly to ensure that disasters do not become catastrophes.
Last year more than 43.5 million people around the world participated Great ShakeOut drills. In California, the drill is held statewide annually on the third Thursday of October, and is organized by the Earthquake Country Alliance (www.earthquakecountry.org). The 2016 Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill will be held on Thursday, Oct. 20.
Sept. 29, 2016 - Applications are now being accepted for the next Redlands Police Department Citizen Volunteer Academy which will be held March 2 through April 20, 2017. Graduation is scheduled for April 26, 2017.
The eight-week Citizen Volunteer Academy provides volunteers training in citation writing, radio procedure, crime scene management, report writing, traffic control, patrol vehicle driving, Emergency Operations Center operations and other areas.
Sept. 21, 2016 - Draft maps of potential City Council election districts have been posted online at the City’s website for consideration and comment by members of the public. Residents are invited to submit their comments on posted draft maps or provide their own suggested maps.
The City’s consultant, National Demographics Corporation, posted three distinct draft maps, along with demographic information for each map, to the site www.drawredlands.org/draft-maps.html. In addition, maps posted by residents are also available on the site for review and comment.
Sept. 19, 2016 - No injuries were reported but two dogs were rescued during an early morning apartment fire Monday.
Redlands Firefighters responded to the blaze at an apartment building in the 900 block of Lombard Street at approximately 2 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19. Arriving units found heavy smoke and fire to a ground-level apartment extending to the unit above and a number of people outside the building.
Sept. 12, 2016 - Redlands Fire crews responded to an early morning structure fire in the 200 block of East High Avenue Monday.
The fire was reported at about 2:30 a.m. Upon arrival, crews found cars, a boat and significant debris in the rear of the structure fully involved in fire. Before crews were able to engage the fire, it spread to the nearby vacant residence.
Crews hampered by hoarding conditions in and around the structure were unable to gain access to the structure through windows or other conventional means to apply suppression efforts. Due to the safety concerns from the hoarding conditions and downed power lines, firefighters allowed the fire to burn portions of the structure until it could be safely suppressed.
Sept. 12, 2016 - Redlands Fire crews responded to a commercial structure fire in the 9400 block of California Street at about 10:40 a.m. Sunday.
Upon arrival crews discovered the large Lamps Plus warehouse to be filled with smoke. Reports from workers indicated that a propane powered floor sweeper was involved with fire.