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A car traveling north on Orange Street last Wednesday near the Redlands Shooting Park slammed on his brakes for an unknown reason, causing a crash that sent a car off the road.

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Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a statewide limited stay-at-home order for 41 counties in the Widespread tier on Saturday, Nov. 21 — including San Bernardino and Riverside counties.

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Redlands East Valley parents have formed a REV Athletic Stadium Coalition to work with the district in fundraising efforts to build a stadium.

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U.S. Rep. Pete Aguilar was elected vice chair of the House Democratic Caucus on Thursday, Nov. 19, beating Rep. Robin Kelly of Illinois by a vote of 148-82.

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Memorial Chapel at the University of Redlands has been lit with special colors to celebrate National Coming Out Week. The campus joined the nationalwide celebrations to salute the contributions of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer people, according to its website.

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The Redlands Chapter of Zonta International, unable to hold their popular annual fashion show this year due to coronavirus restrictions, instead, will hold a virtual auction fundraiser December 5th through 12th. Auction items include a Vintage Airplane Ride over Redlands; an outdoor, private…

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The Ford Motor Co. Fund is teaming up with local nonprofits and Ford dealerships throughout the state to distribute over 4 million medical-grade face masks across California on Friday, Nov. 20, including the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside.

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Saturday, Nov. 28, is the 11th annual Shop Small Saturday. Dedicated to supporting the diverse range of local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and enhance neighborhoods around the country, Shop Small Saturday was created by American Express in 2010 in response to small business…

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The coronavirus has dramatically changed how we work, play, think and learn. Not only have many schools and universities shut down, but sports activities have been called off, travel plans have been canceled for millions, symphonies and theater are no longer performed live, and families are …

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The unemployment rate in Redlands dropped a full percentage point between September and October to 6.8%, following state and county trends, according to California’s Economic Development Department (EDD).

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Redlands is on the edge of a desert. Many of the plants that are native to this area are naturally drought-tolerant and are a natural support system for pollinators and insects, as they have beautiful, fragrant flowers at various times of the year. These native plants thrive in this area and…

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The Redlands Art Association has chosen Sally Sherlock’s ceramic mosaic “Elephants” as first-place winner in the 6-Inch Art Show, which will be on display through Saturday, Dec. 12.

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Group Dog Hike: 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 28, Prospect Park. Meet at the lower part of the park on the grass beneath the palm trees. Any questions (951) 846-0902 . Dogs must be on a leash.

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LifeHouse Theater celebrates the Christmas season with the award-winning original musical, “Scrooge,” an Inland Empire Christmas tradition. Based on Charles Dickens’ beloved classic, “A Christmas Carol,” this critically acclaimed adaptation by Wayne R. Scott tunefully brings the timeless tal…

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Bare Hands Craft Studio opened their studio for a pottery workshop by a guest teacher Friday afternoon on Nov. 20. The nine participants were distanced more than 6 feet from each other filling no more than 30% of the capacity of the studio per pandemic guidelines. Everyone was required to we…

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On March 1, Laurie Matthews and Beth Bockenhauer received the lease for their craft studio. Then the pandemic hit.

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A 38-year-old Redlands man was killed when his motorcycle struck another vehicle in the 400 block of Judson Street Saturday evening. A 27-year-old man was arrested for driving under the influence and vehicular manslaughter in connection with the collision.

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For the past 11 years, the Redlands interfaith community has gathered at a different house of worship each year on the Sunday before Thanksgiving to give thanks in word and song. Because of the pandemic, this year people are invited to gather at home and participate via Zoom.

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New leadership has been called to preside in the Redlands Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Henk Fischer now serves as president of the stake with Robert Elkins Jr. of Redlands serving as first counselor and Stephen Tyler of Highland serving as second counselor.

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Carol and Tim Rochford have picked up another honor from the Association of Fundraising Professionals, this time from its Desert Communities chapter. The association’s Inland Empire chapter honored the Rochfords last year as the philanthropists of the year.

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There was a time when we were taught to be polite by not interrupting others until they had finished speaking and by turning down blaring music to respect another person’s need to concentrate. Good manners, we were told, put people at ease. But in today’s world, we seem to be overloaded and …

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Southern California Bancorp, the holding company for Bank of Southern California, reported a net income of $2.24 million for Q3 2020, or $0.24 per diluted share, compared to net income of $2.57 million or $0.27 per diluted share, for Q2 2020.

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Cindy Giraldo has been appointed chief financial officer for the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), joining the nation’s largest metropolitan planning organization after spending the past 10 years as financial services director for the city of Burbank.

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Hand Built Ceramics Workshop: 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, Bare Hands Craft Studio. This is a beginner ceramics workshop using the pinching technique. The following tools and materials will be provided: Two pounds of clay, a section of five glazes in a dreamy color palette, all small tools needed…

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When the director of the University of Redlands School of Music, Joseph Modica, was interviewed for the position last year he was asked about the challenges of the 21st-century musician.

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The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health and the city of Redlands will provide free COVID-19 testing from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, and Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Redlands Contemporary Club, 173 S. Eureka St.

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In September, while editing reporter Dina Colunga’s story on Bill Cunningham’s latest growth-control initiative, I came across a list of every ballot measure posed to Redlands voters between April 1908 and November 2010.

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Since 2010, Redlands Conservancy has offered Parties for the Necklace to raise funds while we have a great time. Up to 20 parties were offered each year. Most of the revenue generated from reservations went to the conservancy's programs and projects.