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Redlands Community News columnist Jan Fowler and her partner David Weir display copies of the newspaper at a recent family reunion with children and grandchildren at the White Stallion Ranch, Tucson, where they rode horses to their heart's content.

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Kathrine Colpaert and Dr. Michael Allen, who moved from Michigan to Redlands in July, display their Redlands Community News during a rock climbing trip on Friday, Oct. 9. at Sawtooth Canyon in Lucerne Valley. “We are absolutely loving our new lives in Redlands,” Kathy said in an email. “Mike…

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A panorama shot of the fall conditions along the southside of Big Bear Lake. The Farmers’ Almanac forecasts fair and windy conditions in Southern California for this autumn.

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Shiprock is a rock formation off Highway 111 between Whitewater and Palm Springs. Waymarking.com reports that the plaque says its geology is much different that is gigantic neighbor, Mount San Jacinto, which formed at the bottom of a prehistoric tropical sea 250 million years ago. The plaque…

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Except for the 5 miles of dirt trails and the creek itself, San Timoteo Nature Sanctuary’s 160 acres are covered with vegetation — tumbleweeds, mustard plants, tree tobacco and non-native grasses, mostly. In fact, none of those plants are native to the area, and that's a big problem for the …

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Practically speaking, Redlands Conservancy manages almost 30 linear miles of rural trails: 15 miles of trails, two sides of each trail. Like new residential developments built in the territory of regional wildlife, rural trails exist in weed territory, and the weeds are often hostile, leavin…

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A red-tailed hawk soars over Plunge Creek in the Santa Ana River Wash, an area operated by the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District. Daniel Cozad is the general manager.  

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Brad Willason has five owls that have settled into his “lower backyard” of his 3-acre property off West Sunset Drive. He believes there are a pair of adults and three juveniles. They come out in the late afternoon and in the evening to catch gophers. Willason put up an 8-foot raptor perch ab…

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Plymouth Village resident Dan Burgess standing on the deck of the Regent cruise ship Mariner that is docked at Ushuaia, Argentina, during a recent cruise around South America. The city of Ushuaia is recognized as being located farther south than any other larger city in the world. The 51-day…

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Helianthus californicus is a North American species of sunflower known by the common name California sunflower. It is native to California and Baja California, where it grows in many types of habitats and typically blooms in summer and fall.

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Friends of Big Bear Valley reports that a bald eagle known as Jackie laid her second egg at 5:10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11. The first was laid at 5:34 on Jan 8, the first of the season. Check out the nest camera to watch Jackie and Shadow and the new eggs. For more information, visit friendsofb…

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Displaying their Redlands Community News in Egypt, from left, are Barbara Rozema of Highland, Dr. Sharen Jefferies of Redlands (holding the paper), Randy Rozema of Highland, Cheryl Evans of Redlands, John Evans of Redlands and Jim Jeffries of Redlands.

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Three couples from Redlands pose with their Redlands Community News while during a two-week adventure traveling through Sweden, Denmark, Germany and Norway on a Viking Ocean Cruise. While exploring the majestic fjords of Norway they traveled on the scenic Flam Railway with spectacular vistas…

Mindy Sames, left, and Diane Kuehl with the Redlands Community News in Frankfurt, Germany, on a mission trip as part of a team from Trinity Church Redlands. The team went to help at an annual conference for global workers that serve throughout greater Europe.

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Wildlife homes, native plant seed balls, dirt digging, oak restoration, wildlife secrets — all these are the subjects of discovery for young, old and in-between at Redlands Gateway Ranch in Live Oak Canyon.  Redlands Conservancy’s Canyon Environments Education Program (CEEP) resumes on Satur…

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Redlands Conservancy invites Redlands' residents and neighbors to be an Outdoor Ambassador, a volunteer trail rover who mixes a love of the outdoors with the pleasure of helping other trail users enjoy their experiences.a

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Toni Spagnola and her husband Stew Undem pose with her Uncle Sam Lombardo on his 100th birthday in Pensacola, Florida. Uncle Sam is a decorated World War II U.S. Army veteran who still stays busy giving speeches on patriotism. He retired as a lieutenant colonel. The local newspaper also cele…