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While the pandemic impacted everyone in one form or another, the average tax refund, projected at $2,873, is tracking closely to what it was last year, according to the IRS.

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Dedeaux Properties, a Los Angeles-based company that specializes in that development of logistics-oriented real estate, has sold a fully leased 155,000-square-foot Class A industrial distribution complex off Alabama Street in Redlands to LBA Realty for $16.9 million.

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Gil Brown, co-owner of Coyote Aviation, speaks to a small crowd of supporters on the stairs leading up to the city manager’s office on Tuesday just before the City Council meeting. His company operates 16 hangars at the Redlands Municipal Airport. After 20 years, the city has terminated his …

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For more than 50 years, the U.S. Small Business Administration has celebrated small business owners during Small Business Week. This week of celebration highlights how vital small businesses are to the nation and economy and offers an opportunity for consumers to rededicate themselves to sho…

The Redlands Galleria, a three-story antique store at 17 E. State St., is open for business.

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San Bernardino County has regained 58% of jobs lost during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, far outpacing the state average as the local economy continues to show signs of a healthy recovery.

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One of the busiest intersections in Redlands will soon be covered in soapsuds. Suds Brothers Express Car Wash, expected to open in April, sits on approximately 1 acre of land on the southwest corner of Alabama Street and Orange Tree Lane, right before the Interstate 10 on-ramp.

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The Redlands Chamber of Commerce saluted the Redlands firefighter and police officer of the year at its virtual Installation and Awards Dinner Thursday night. However, the annual traditional selection of man and woman of the year award remains on hold because of the pandemic.

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Many in Redlands are thinking about New Year's resolutions (as they happily say farewell to 2020). It has been a year like no other—with businesses going virtual and pivoting (with my favorite downtown salon offering half off services during the pandemic), Riverside and San Bernardino counti…

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After a decade of operation in Redlands, Riverside and Claremont, Augie’s Coffee is closing permanently.

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In March, the Ayres Hotel’s occupancy was slashed by the pandemic and stay-at-home orders, but the hotel soon became a haven for traveling health care workers.

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Despite the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the national economy has made significant positive steps forward since the months of April and May, according to the executive summary of a report released Monday by the Southern California Association Governments (SCAG). The SCAG region has followed…

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December is the time for many holiday traditions, many of which involve gift giving. These past months have been hard for many Redlanders, including small business owners. Readers can support locally owned businesses by shopping for holiday gifts at neighborhood stores. The following are sma…

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SAN BERNARDINO — The San Diego postal district of the U.S. Postal Service has immediate job openings for:

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Redlands sales tax revenue declined by nearly one-third in the first quarter of 2020 compared to the first quarter of 2019, according to a report prepared for the city by HdL Companies release during the summer.

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The value of Redlands properties increased 5.3 percent to more than $10.2 billion last year, according to the annual Property Assessment Roll signed by San Bernardino County Assessor-Recorder-Clerk Bob Dutton earlier this month.

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Due to a recent spike in COVID-19 cases regionally, Redlands, in consultation with its downtown restaurant partners, is postponing plans to block parking on East State Street for dining for at least two weeks. The events had been planned to begin on Thursday, July 2.

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The Redlands Planning Commission adopted a modified uniform sign program for the Redlands Packinghouse District’s second phase.

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After spending three months closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, San Manuel Casino reopened to the general public on Monday, June 15, with numerous precautionary health measures in place including a greatly reduced capacity.

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Thomas Horan, dean of the University of Redlands School of Business, will present “Leadership in Turbulent Times,” a webinar that examines how the principles of purposeful leadership apply within a crisis environment, such as the current COVID-19 global pandemic.

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The national average price of gasoline is up for the third straight week, but it is still 99 cents a gallon lower than this time last year, according to the Gas Buddy website. This trajectory is predicted to continue as most states open and demand for gas rebounds.

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Southern California faces “severe and long-lasting” economic impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, with Great Depression-level unemployment, supply chain interruptions and significant drops in taxable sales, according to an analysis from the nation’s largest metropolitan planning organization.

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The national average price is up for the third straight week, but it is still 99 cents a gallon lower than this time last year, according to the Gas Buddy website. This trajectory is predicted to continue as most states open and demand for gas rebounds.

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SACRAMENTO — Rather than support a way forward that would allow Californians to work and build livelihoods that best fit their individual situations, especially during a challenging economic time for millions due to COVID-19, Senate Democrats signaled this week that they continue to pursue a…

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After years of trending solidly upward, business activity in the Inland Empire was knocked off its growth rails in the first quarter, an unsurprising result of the worldwide halt in economic activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The city of Redlands is partnering with local businesses and the Chamber of Commerce in Shop It Forward, a local campaign encouraging Redlands residents to do their Christmas shopping now, buying gifts and services online from local businesses, paying now for pickup or delivery in December.

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Local businesses usually have tight budgets, with little “wiggle room”, so undeniably need patronage during this shutdown. To help our readers continue to be supportive, all the businesses profiled in this paper the past year were contacted by phone or email to find out which are “open” for …

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Hundreds of Redlands workers and residents are suffering the economic impacts generated by COVID-19 through furloughs by local companies and the unemployment forecast is not hopeful.

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 Hundreds of Redlands workers and residents are suffering the economic impacts generated by COVID-19 through different furloughs at local companies and the unemployment forecast is not hopeful.

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At the Maupin Financial Advisors office in Redlands they are reassuring their clients during this time of financial insecurity with the motto: “I am a long-term investor in a short-term world.”

The State of the Community Luncheon will be at noon Friday, June 12, at the Orton Center of the University of Redlands. Seating for this event is limited and always meets the room capacity, so be sure to register early! Invitations will be mailed to chamber members in late-April.