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Nothing calls a community together like a disaster. That happened two years ago when Oak Glen witnessed the destruction of Riley’s Los Rios Rancho buildings by fire. Now another disaster, on the early afternoon of Sept. 12, has claimed the Oak Glen Steakhouse and OG Saloon. This time it was …

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The University of Redlands is one step closer to making its University Village project a reality after receiving $8 million in funding from the state of California.

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There have been more than a dozen burglaries in South Redlands in September, which has prompted the Redlands Police Department to investigate the crimes as related.

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As the state of California’s positive COVID rates continue to fall, masking rules will be relaxed for the first time in more than half a year.

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In 2020, members of the Redlands Police Community Foundation (RPCF) were brainstorming about ideas for a new community event that would give local residents an opportunity to connect with the Redlands Police Department (RPD). A plan for a community fair in the Redlands Ranch Market parking l…

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The San Bernardino County district attorney’s office has filed a murder charge against Alfred Urrea, an 18-year-old Bloomington resident, for allegedly selling and distributing the opioids that led to the Aug. 23 death of Adrian Alloway, and 18-year-old Highland resident.

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Sheriff deputies fired at a Fontana man after he pointed a handgun at another Fontana man and pulled the trigger, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department reports on Wednesday. Neither the victim nor the suspect was injured in the shootings.

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony for eight new pickleball courts will be held at 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26, at the Redlands Community Center, 111 W. Lugonia Ave. There will be entertainment and complimentary food and beverages.

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One trip to Disneyland was all it took for Garner Holt to upend the future he tentatively expected to have. As a child growing up in a family that doted on horses, his parents put money away for him to attend veterinary school, but that trip to Disneyland, and the Haunted Mansion specificall…

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After more than a dozen residential burglaries were reported in Redlands since the beginning of September, the Police Department is inviting the public to participate in its “While You’re Away” and “Vacation House Check” programs — two programs that have been around since 2013.

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University of Redlands students celebrated Banned Books Week this week with a series of events geared toward celebrating literature and creating awareness about censorship efforts across the country. Banned Books Week is an annual event that started in 1982 to celebrate the freedom to read.

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A Bloomington man has been charged with murder after an 18-year-old Highland man died of acute fentanyl toxicity on Wednesday, Sept. 21, according to the sheriff’s Gangs/Narcotics Division’s-Overdose Response Team (ORT).

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In a special meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20, the Yucaipa City Council approved an emergency disaster proclamation due to the storm last week. City Manager Ray Casey said public works, in partnership with police, fire and county, cleared mudflow areas along Oak Glen Road and into Oak Glen.

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On Sunday, Sept. 18, firefighters from Cal Fire, Riverside County Fire Department and U.S. Forest Service reported reaching 98%containment on the Fairview Fire near Hemet, which has been burning since Monday, Sept. 5 and burned 28,307 acres.

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Mary L. Zupanc, a member of the American Association of University Women national board, will speak via Zoom about “Roe vs. Wade: What’s Next? The Medical, Ethical, Social, and Political Implications” during its annual membership meeting at 8:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, in the Casa Loma room a…

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After several days of methodical searching, the San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Urban Search and Rescue Team located a deceased female buried under several feet of mud, rocks and debris in Forest Falls. The search teams The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s coroner divisio…

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When evacuation orders were lifted for the Big Bear Alpine Zoo last Friday, and after a quick checkup by the zoo veterinarian, all birds and small mammals were cleared to return to the zoo by that evening after being evacuated to Meadow Park located in Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park Dis…

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When Dr. Kyle Cooper was found facedown on the Sunset Drive near Panorama Point around 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, his adrenaline kicked into high gear. Cooper was found on the road by an off-duty nurse named Heather McVey, who helped turn the bloodied Cooper onto his back after a gruesome bicyc…

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The unified incident command fighting the Fairview Fire in Hemet has begun reducing evacuation orders as the firefighters reached 62% containment of 28,000-plus-acre fire as of Tuesday morning, Sept. 13.

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Future water scarcity and rising costs are a growing concern for all of us. ANCA (Accelerate Neighborhood Climate Action) is kicking off an ongoing, monthly educational program called “Resilient Living” with a workshop providing timely information on how to save water.

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On Thursday, Sept. 8, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Scott C. Clarkson issued an order discharging the city of San Bernardino’s bankruptcy case, bringing an end to a process that began more than 10 years ago.

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At the Planning Commission meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 13, the commission held a public hearing for the review and approval of a residential assisted living facility to be built at North Place between South Center Street and South Buena Vista Street.

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Andrew Hoder isn’t afraid to tell you how he feels. If you’ve ever been to a Redlands City Council meeting, you may have seen it for yourself.

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By a grand coincidence, three well-known Redlands residents were in London when  the grand monarch died. They share photos and the story of a nation in mourning.

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Locals are still experiencing aftershocks from the 2020 El Dorado Fire as a huge storm pelted mountain communities in the burn areas on Monday, Sept. 12, devastating parts of Oak Glen. As of Wednesday, at least one person was missing and several homes, businesses and vehicles are damaged.

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Electrical power was disrupted in southeast Redlands early Friday morning when a large tree fell across Mariposa Drive behind Redlands Fire Station 262 on Garden Street at 6:30 a.m. Friday and also pulled down power lines serving the area. Power was restored at 8:30 a.m.

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Due to the possibility of rain, this weekend’s 55-hour ramp and lane closures are being rescheduled to Friday, Sept. 16, at 10 p.m. through Monday, Sept. 19, at 6 a.m., according to the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority.

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Redlands reintroduced Pet of the Week at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. The Adopt-a-Pet presentation was discontinued due to COVID.

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At about 3,000 feet in the sky above the Redlands Airport, some of the world’s top aerobatic pilots competed in the 2022 Redlands Aerobatic Cup this past Labor Day weekend.

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At the north entrance of Caroline Park, a large new poster and sign invites people into the park. Homeowners, Cesar and Zulma McGuire, wanted to beautify the corner of their yard that runs up against the city park.

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September Dancel is a fourth-year student at the University of Redlands. She is a transfer and commuter student and she said things feel “more normal than last year” on campus.

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Like a lot of young people who graduated college just before or during the pandemic, Patrick Kirsch spent a lot of time the last two years thinking about his future and charting a path toward doing something “bigger than himself.” Unlike many, however, Kirsch spends each day overcoming the a…

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A Highland man who used his work history as a San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy to gain investors’ trust and later invest millions of dollars with him, only to use their money to fund his extravagant lifestyle, was sentenced today to 168 months in federal prison, according to the IRS.