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As schools suspend classes to slow the spread of COVID-19, the local PBS and NPR member station, Empire KVCR, launched a partnership with the Riverside County Office of Education and the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools (SBCSS) to support at-home learning. Empire KVCR is now o…

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On Thursday, March 26, a day after the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors held its first press conference on COVID-19 to announce the first drive-thru coronavirus test, the Department of Public Health announced the third death associated with the coronavirus in the county.

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            The Redlands City Council has unanimously approved a moratorium on residential and commercial evictions for failure to pay the rent due to economic issues related to the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Redlands Community News staff is now working at home because of ongoing concerns about the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.

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Across the country, schools are moving to distance learning formats to combat the spread of COVID-19.

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While residents and businesses are responding to public health mandates and recommendations to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19, the Redlands Police Department assures residents that the department remains fully staffed, and proactive patrols and emergency response will …

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Redlands is a rare city in Southern California. It has 600 acres of natural open spaces and 28 miles of privately maintained public trails. Redlands Conservancy, which manages the sites and trails for the city of Redlands, hopes to keep them open for passive recreation.

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In an effort to further slow the spread of COVID-19, Redlands on Monday closed and locked the Redlands Skatepark, Redlands Dog Park and all sports courts, including tennis and pickle ball courts. Basketball hoops have also been removed from all outdoor basketball courts at city parks.

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A San Bernardino County deputy sheriff assigned to patrol has tested positive for the COVID-19. The deputy is resting at home at this time and is experiencing flu like symptoms.

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In these difficult uncertain times, we are all trying our best to cheer ourselves up and find something worthwhile to smile about. So hope this week’s topic helps lift our spirits as we cope with anxiety over the coronavirus outbreak.

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In about 1906, William C. Greene heard about Redlands from a relative of the Smiley brothers. During a business trip Greene took a detour through Redlands.

Yucaipa Lt. James Porter, left, and Redlands Officer Mazi Shahabi are helping get food to those who need it the most, says Family Service Executive Director Kyra Stewart.The officers work with the H.O.P.E. Team, which stands for Homeless Outreach and Proactive Enforcement.

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A man from Redlands and another from Beaumont were arrested on Tuesday in connection with a burglary that occurred on Dec. 22 at a Coinstar machine in the city of Coachella Valley, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

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This photo, submitted by Brenda Durant of Redlands, shows a large poppy plant came up in an area of our yard where she planted seeds harvested from other poppies.

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Those living within 50 miles of the city of Riverside, regardless of county, can now screen symptoms and risk factors online and if eligible participate in testing at the Diamond Stadium in Lake Elsinore, the Riverside County Department of Public Health announced on Monday, March 23.

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The YMCA of the East Valley announced Thursday, March 19, that it is closing its Redlands, Highland and San Bernardino fitness locations to the public effective Wednesday, March 18, until further notice because of the coronavirus.

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The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health will hold the first COVID-19 drive-thru test on Friday, March 27, supervisors announced on Wednesday, March 25, in a press conference.

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District schools will remain closed until Friday, May 1, to protect students, staff and the community from the spread of COVID-19.

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San Bernardino County reported the first death associated with COVID-19 on Tuesday, March 24, the day that the County’s Department of Public Health announced 24 new cases to reach 38.

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The number of deaths related to COVID-19 in the Inland Empire reached six on Sunday, March 22, departments of public health announced.

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While residents and businesses are responding to public health mandates and recommendations to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19, the Redlands Police Department wants to assure everyone that the department remains fully staffed, and proactive patrols and emergency respons…

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Big Bear Lake Mayor Rick Herrick tested positive for COVID-19, the city announced on Saturday, March 21, increasing the number to 10 in San Bernardino County.In a press release, the city said Herrick was tested on Thursday, March 19, and that the positive results were received on Friday, Mar…

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The number of COVID-19 cases in San Bernardino County increased by four to reach nine on Friday, March 20, the Department of Public Health announced.

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Following Gov. Gavin Newsom’s March 19 order that California residents remain at home, the city of Redlands wants to assure residents that all essential city services, including public safety, water treatment and distribution, wastewater treatment, solid waste pickup, infrastructure maintena…

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City Council approved on Tuesday, March 17, the Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing Quarantine Program Compliance Agreements with the California Department of Food and Agriculture for several areas throughout the city.

The Redlands Police Department will sponsor two free trainings in April for Redlands businesses licensed to sell alcohol. The training is designed to help businesses comply with alcohol laws and reduce sales to customers who are under age or intoxicated.

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LifeStream Blood Bank, which supplies blood products and services to more than 80 Southern California hospitals is undergoing a severe decline in blood donations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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On Thursday, March 12, households around the nation, including Redlands, began receiving invitations to participate in a massive and crucial event: the 2020 Census — an event that has a goal to count every person living in the United States and five U.S. territories.

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Redlands Conservancy has begun planning for the 2020 Historic Preservation Fortnight, a 14-day-long celebration of the historic buildings and sites that grace Redlands' streets and landscapes. This year's series of events is built around the theme of “Historic and Scenic Roads” and begins on…

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The Redlands area as a creative community is so vibrant in the arts and culture, that it hosts unlikely avenues for finding great live music.

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The Museum of Redlands recently received several pieces of inlaid furniture and ornate boxes by Redlands woodworker Richard Munzig.

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Redlands Community News freelancer David J. Card used a friend’s 150-60mm lens on Monday, March 9, of a Super Worm Moon in Cabazon. It is a Super Moon because it coincides with perigee, the point in the Moon’s orbit of Earth where it’s closest to our planet, according to the Farmer’s Almanac…

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The Mojave Desert Land Trust applauds California 56th District Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia for introducing a bill which would focus on the protection and management of California’s desert resources, at a time when threats to the region are increasing.

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Remember the two “Pie Ladies” whom Oprah once talked to from her television show? Those cheerful smiling gray-haired ladies enthusiastically rose before dawn each morning to bake their mouth-watering fruit pies to sweeten the lives and outlooks of others.

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Four local Redlands middle schools were represented recently when Sunrise Rotary honored students selected by teachers and administrators. Each month of the school year, Redlands Sunrise Rotary honors students, along with teachers and their family members, at the club's Wednesday morning mee…