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You don’t need to go to the gym, you don’t need a personal trainer and you don’t need a big charity budget. You just need to get out on Redlands’ rural trails and enjoy the benefits of volunteering to put in an occasional hour of trail work.

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The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority, in cooperation with the California Department of Transportation will hold a Zoom meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, to discuss the extension of the truck climbing lane on eastbound Interstate 10 to County Line Road.

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To better coordinate with the City of Redlands pedestrian crossing improvement project on Orange Street, contractors for the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority’s are moving up plans to pave Orange Street at the railroad tracks south of Stuart Avenue as part of the Redlands Passen…

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University of Redlands Alumni for Black Lives Matter is calling for a complete boycott of all monetary and labor donations to the school.

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Mark Grays celebrated Independence Day in his 1969 VW Camper Bus.

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Redlands Senior Transportation resumed services July 6 with new guidelines in place to promote social distancing for passenger and employee safety. Guidelines may be viewed on the city of Redlands website at cityofredlands.org/post/senior-transportation.

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Illegal fireworks soared into the sky late into the night over Independence Day weekend, creating thousands of calls for service throughout the Inland Empire.

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About a month ago, I wrote a column titled, “What gives you hope during this downtime?” My column focused on how it’s the many simple things in life that mean so much, such as the delicious aroma of banana bread baking in the oven.

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Graciela “Grace” Calderon, who fled Fidel Castro’s community regime in Cuba and became a teacher in the Inland Empire, died from complications of a stroke on June 28, 2020, in her Redlands home. She was 85.

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Richard J. Connelly IV, an Esri employee, died at Redlands Community Hospital on Monday, June 29, with his wife by his side. He was 54.

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The R is 15 miles away from the University of Redlands, standing 415 feet tall and 275 feet wide. When it was first established in 1913, it was the largest college emblem in the world, according to the forward in the 1915 yearbook.

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The Museum of Redlands signage collection has grown through the years. From wooden, steel and neon signs, the collection paints a colorful picture of Redlands past. The Showcase displayed a few of those signs, including one from a historic Redlands landmark.

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The School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside, received good news amid the unsettling coronavirus pandemic: California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a $202 billion budget that allocates $25 million in ongoing funding to the medical school. This additional operational suppo…

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San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) directors have approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Xpress West to explore the possibility of a privately funded high-speed rail line into Rancho Cucamonga from Las Vegas.

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The city of Redlands has closed seven ballfields located in Community Park. The closure comes in response to new restrictions on youth sports and social-distancing guidelines adopted by San Bernardino County and the state of California.

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Following State of California Public Health guidance that prohibits indoor dining at all restaurants in San Bernardino County as of July 1, the city of Redlands, working with local downtown restaurants, will begin closing portions of East State Street and Fifth Street on weekends to facilita…

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The city of Redlands has completed two pedestrian crossing improvements along Redlands Boulevard at Fifth and Seventh streets. Five more crosswalk improvements will be constructed on Redlands Boulevard at Ninth, State and Clark streets; on Orange Street and Shoppers Lane; and on Citrus Avenu…

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16,586 Confirmed Cases               (up 4.1% from the previous day)

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Tennis classes at Ford Park were approved to begin on Monday, July 6,with new guidelines promoting social distancing with participant safety in mind. These guidelines are available to view on the city of Redlands website at cityofredlands.org/post/match-play-tennis-academy-1. 

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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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Ja Seng Brim and Brang Ying are both studying to earn their master’s degrees in education in a unique partnership between the First Baptist Church of Redlands, the University of Redlands and the Roberts Mission School in Bamaw, Myanmar.  

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Redlands High School celebrated 510 seniors in its 127th graduating class during a virtual graduation ceremony.

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City offices, other government offices and the Redlands Community News will be closed for the Fourth of July on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4.

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After the price of gasoline dropped below $3 a gallon for the first time in a decade in early May, it has started to climb back up. On Wednesday, the price increase got a push from the state of California.