April 27, 2016 - Learn the history of Patton State Hospital with speaker Tony Ortega at the Redlands Community Senior Center’s Dessert and Dialogue program from noon to 12:30 p.m. Monday, May 2.
Patton State Hospital, formerly known as the California State Asylum for the Insane and Inebriates, has enjoyed a long and rich history. It was founded in 1890 and since that time has played a significant role in the development of psychiatry in California and the lives of Inland Empire residents, many of whom have been employed by the hospital.
April 25, 2016 - The City of Redlands Community Center is pleased to announce the fun Movies in the Park series continues in April with “Goosebumps” on April 29. We invite the community to relax and enjoy a special night under the stars in Historic Downtown Redlands. Come early and get a good seat!
The movie begins at dusk (approximately 7:45 - 8 p.m.), with activities beginning at 5 p.m. This event is free and first come, first serve. We will be holding entertainment and activities for the children to enjoy.
April 25, 2016 - Young explorers and their families are invited to spend a fun afternoon learning about South America’s geography while being introduced to the fascinating world of Geographic Information Systems at A.K. Smiley Public Library’s GeoDay 16 from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 30.
April 21, 2016 - The Redlands Senior Centers are welcoming spring with the inaugural Redlands Senior 5K Orange Blossom Trail Fun Run/Walk.
The free event starts at Crafton Park on the corner of Wabash and Independence avenues on Wednesday, May 11. Check-in starts at 7:15 a.m. and the race will begin at 8:30 a.m. Chip-timing software, is provided by our Signature Sponsor, Bernardini & Donovan Insurance Services. T-shirts are provided by Gold Sponsor, HRBC Insurance and are free for all participants. There will be two water and snack stations, provided by Bronze Sponsors, Somerford Place Alzheimer’s Assisted Living and Maxim Healthcare Services.
April 20, 2016 - Redlands firefighters responded to a fire at the vacant San Bernardino County Courthouse building at 216 Brookside Ave. Tuesday night.
The Redlands Fire Department received a call of a vegetation fire at Brookside Avenue and Grant Street at approximately 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19. Responding personnel arrived to find vegetation burning in front of the vacant former courthouse and beginning to burn the building. The fire was upgraded to a commercial structure fire.
Firefighters extinguished the blaze within 15 minutes, minimizing the damage to the structure. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Redlands Fire and Police departments.
April 20, 2016 - The Redlands Police Department will again offer a personal self-defense and safety seminar designed especially for women, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Redlands Community Center Gymnasium.
The seminar, part of the Redlands Police Department’s Street Smart program, is designed to increase participants’ level of awareness and minimize their risk of victimization.
The seminar is designed for women and girls from ages 13 and up and will include a personal safety presentation as well as hands-on training.
April 19, 2016 - Redlands Police officers, dispatchers and support personnel joined personnel from other agencies Thursday, April 14, when the San Bernardino Police Department hosted a multi-agency awards ceremony to recognize the various department members who responded to the Inland Regional Center terrorist attack on Dec. 2, 2015.
Members of the San Bernardino Police Department, California Highway Patrol, San Bernardino City Fire, Redlands Police Department, Fontana Police Department, San Bernardino Unified School District Police, Rialto Police Department, Colton Police Department and San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office, Sheriff’s Department, Fire Department and Probation Department received honors from their respective agencies. Among those recognized were RPD’s first responders and dispatchers, who were presented with the following service medals:
April 19, 2016 - The Redlands Community Center’s dog obedience class, taught by dog trainer Bryan Woodward, will start Monday, April 25. Please do not bring dogs to the first class.
Classes will be held Monday evenings from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The objectives are to teach dogs to sit, heel, stand and more. Owners will learn to command loving respect from their pets through a fun and focused 10-week course.
April 19, 2016 - Beginning Monday, April 25, the right lane of westbound traffic on Citrus Avenue just east of Grove Street will be closed for storm drain construction. Traffic will continue to be open in both directions of Citrus Avenue. Lane closures will be limited to the construction hours of 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Construction activities are expected to be completed by Friday, April 29.
April 19, 2016 - The City of Redlands will host an Earth Day celebration from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 22, at Ed Hales Park, at the corner of State and Fifth streets.
The free event includes electric vehicle displays, composting demonstrations, booths, giveaways, live music and a scavenger hunt.
Cosponsors include Southern California Edison, Southern California Gas, Redlands Sustainability Network and the Inland Empire Resource Conservation District.