Oct. 26, 2016 - The National Weather Service is predicting rainfall and possible thunderstorms for the local area Thursday night and Friday. With the return of winter rains, 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.
While the City continues to make preparations to mitigate flooding, including inspecting, repairing and cleaning the storm drain system and trimming trees along heavily traveled roads, significant rainfall can overwhelm the City’s existing flood control system and cause localized flooding on City streets and in the Zanja and San Timoteo Canyon area.
Oct. 25, 2016 - The Redlands Police Department was named the recipient of the 2016 International Association of Chiefs of Police Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Law Enforcement Research at the organization’s awards dinner Oct. 15.
RPD received the award for research designed to determine if crime could be reduced through direct neighborhood education in areas where a burglary had occurred. Members of the Redlands Citizen Volunteer Patrol and Park Rangers conducted the neighborhood contacts. The research project took place from September 2014 through December 2015 and was completed by Dr. Travis Tanaguchi, who worked for the Redlands Police Department under an agreement with the Police Foundation.
Oct. 25, 2016 - The Joslyn Senior Center will host the Les Hickey Memorial Billiards Tournament beginning at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16. First-, second-, and third-place prizes will be awarded. Pre-registration is required by Nov. 10.
All games will be 8-Ball. A coin flip decides who breaks the first game. Winner breaks on subsequent games. Players are placed at random on a standard double-elimination tournament chart.
Oct. 25, 2016 - The City of Redlands Joslyn Senior Center will host a Thanksgiving luncheon, sponsored by the Redlands Police Officers Association, from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23.
Turkey and all the fixings will be provided by Thomas Catering with live entertainment provided by Dan Damon. The lunch is free and open to all adults 55 years and older. Pre-registration is required.
Oct. 21, 2016 - The Redlands Police Department will hold an eight-hour training class for multi-unit rental apartment managers/owners and single-family rental property owners. The program is focused on education and reducing crime in apartments, condominium complexes and single-family rental housing throughout the City.
The class will be held at Redlands Community Center, 111 W. Lugonia Ave. from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26. Lunch will be provided. Cost is $5 to cover cost of lunch from Subway.
Oct. 12, 2016 - The City of Redlands will again provide safe trick-or-treating and storytelling in Historic Downtown Redlands this Halloween, Monday, Oct. 31, from 3 to 4 p.m.
City volunteers and Downtown storefronts will be distributing candy while supplies last. Come join in on the fun festivities then walk to one of our delicious Downtown eateries for dinner.
Oct. 12, 2016 - The City of Redlands is excited to present the Downtown Redlands Art Walk from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23. This event will feature the Redlands Conservatory Arts and Science Fair, Art on State Street by the Redlands Art Association, Art at the Renaissance Banquet Hall, Fair Chocolate and Coffee Fair hosted by Parliament Chocolate and Augie’s Coffee House, IE Zine Fest hosted by A Shop Called Quest, and outdoor art galleries at the Civic Center Plaza walkway and 5th Street.
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.