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.
The City of Redlands currently has openings on three City commissions. Except where noted, applications will be accepted until the vacancies are filled. Commissioners are appointed by the City Council
Persons interested in applying for the non-salaried positions may request application forms from the City Manager's Office, City Hall, 35 Cajon Street, Suite 200, by phone at 798-7510, or on-line at http://cityofredlands.org/commissions/openings.
In time to celebrate Earth Day 2013, a set of sleek new trash and recycling BigBelly compactors will soon be placed throughout the City’s historic downtown. These new compactors won’t just keep garbage from blowing down the street – they will also save the city money, encourage recycling, and generate revenue while showcasing and promoting clean renewable solar energy, and assisting Redlands in our municipal beautification and sustainability efforts.
Redlands Antique Auction, 1547 Park Ave. Saturday, April 6, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The catalog of items to be auctioned is available, including a list of donors. Redlands Antique Auction will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 5 and April 6. Beginning at noon people may view the items for sale.
Antique and new furniture will be auctioned off, including a brand-new La-Z-Boy chair, which retails at $1,200.
Redlands Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at a 7-11 store on Easter morning.
Police received the call shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday, March 31, reporting that two men armed with handguns entered the 7-11 store at 1161 W. Lugonia Ave. and held up two clerks.
The robbers forced one of the clerks at gunpoint to open the cash register. The men escaped with cash and a purse stolen from one of the employees. They were last seen fleeing south on foot.
Judson Brown Elementary School was put on lockdown for a short time Tuesday morning and Redlands Police responded to conduct classroom searches after a man came on campus reporting that he was being chased by a man with a weapon.
Officers quickly located the man and, after interviewing him and searching the campus, determined that there was no man chasing the subject with a weapon.
The Redlands Police Department promoted four of its sworn personnel, including a new lieutenant, and one civilian and welcomed one new employee and a new volunteer reserve officer to the department during a promotion ceremony Thursday, March 28.
Chief Mark Garcia administered the Oath of Honor to the newly promoted personnel and the two newest members of the department during the Thursday morning ceremony.
Mike Reiss was promoted to lieutenant, filling a spot opened by the retirement of Lt. Rogelio Garcia last year.
Redlands Police arrested a burglary suspect as he came out of the back yard of a home in the 1400 block of East Brockton Avenue after a neighbor reported suspicious activity Sunday.
Police received a call shortly before 6 p.m. Sunday, March 31, from a witness who reported a suspicious subject carrying a backpack going into a neighbor’s back yard while the residents were away. Police arrived, set up a perimeter around the home and detained David Edmond Redmond, a 59-year-old parolee from Redlands, as he came out of the back yard.