Dec. 20, 2016 - The City of Redlands invites residents to apply for openings on the Planning, Cultural Arts and Historic and Scenic Preservation commissions and the Library Board of Trustees.
Dec. 19, 2016 - As the year comes to a close, the Redlands Animal Shelter is looking for donors who can help subsidize the rising cost of spaying and neutering animals for adoption.
In 2015 the shelter found homes for 1,357 dogs and 1,268 cats. Adoptions so far in 2016 are 563 dogs and 589 cats. While space at the shelter, located at 504 N. Kansas St. is limited, the Animal Shelter – a division of the Redlands Police Department -- endeavors to find homes for every adoptable animal it takes in.
Dec. 19, 2016 - Crews working on the City’s Interstate 10 Gateway Entry Landscape Beautification Project will continue the relocation of five Washingtonia filifera palm trees within two corners of the project area on the northwest and northeast corners of Pearl Avenue and Orange Street. This project will complete relocation work that was started earlier this month.
Preparation for the tree relocation began today and will continue Tuesday, Dec. 20. The work is expected to be completed by Thursday, Dec. 22. The relocation activity will require traffic lane restrictions and partial lane closures along both Orange Street and Pearl Avenue between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to provide sufficient work space and on-site safety. Drivers are encouraged to allow extra time or use an alternate route during this timeframe.
Dec. 15, 2016 - The Redlands Police Department is offering an Informational Academy for its citizens. The curriculum and teaching methods will expose participants to the philosophy, policies, tactics, restrictions and goals of Redlands Police Department in their effort to reduce crime, protect citizens and hold those who commit crime accountable for their actions. Participants are residents, business owners, media representatives and neighborhood watchers.
Dec. 15, 2016 - The holidays were a trying time during the American Civil War. Soldiers separated from families, the loss of loved ones, and the horrors of war were at the forefront of people’s minds. Music and thoughts of the holidays provided a respite from the harsh realities around them and served as a boost to the morale of Americans on both sides of the conflict.
At 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, the Camp Carleton Brass Quartet will play a concert of traditional Christmas music in the Lincoln Memorial Shrine. Come hear the songs as soldiers long ago might have heard them.
Dec. 15, 2016 - The National Weather Service is predicting storms with high winds, heavy rainfall and potential flash floods for the local area Thursday night and Friday.
The City of Redlands has canceled Market Night for Thursday, Dec. 15. Market Night will return on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017.
The City of Redlands Emergency Operations Office, Police, Fire and Quality of Life departments are taking the opportunity to remind residents and businesses of precautionary measures they can take to protect their own health and safety.
Market Night is canceled tonight, Thursday, Dec. 16, due to rain predictions. Our first Market Night back will be on Jan. 5, 2017. Happy holidays!
Dec. 12, 2016 - The City of Redlands Quality of Life Department will host an outdoor holiday animated experience for three nights in Ed Hales Park, from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 17, 22 and 23.
Two one-hour presentations each evening will include an animated production by Redlands company White Frog, accompanied by narration of the poem “A Visit From St. Nicholas,” commonly referred to as “’T’was the Night Before Christmas.” There will also be free hot chocolate provided by Augie’s and a special appearance by a visitor from the North Pole at 7 and 8 p.m.
Dec. 8, 2016 - Investigators from the Redlands Fire Department and from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are investigating multiple small fires that were set at First Baptist Church at the intersection of Olive Avenue and Cajon Street.
The fires had burned out before they were discovered on Wednesday, Dec. 7, and were most likely set between 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Dec. 7, 2016 - The City of Redlands Development Services Department and the Inland Empire chapter of SCORE will co-host a workshop for those just starting a business or who have been in business for many years from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, in the Redlands City Council Chambers, 35 Cajon St.
Financial statements are the “report cards” for your business. In order to manage your business successfully, the ability to interpret the data and understand their meaning is imperative to success. This workshop will help you understand the terms used in financial reporting, how to classify data correctly, and then how to use the information to maintain or grow your business. Basic accounting terms, interaction between the income statement and the balance sheet, the importance of accuracy and how to maximize effectiveness will also be covered.