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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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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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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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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.

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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.

City Council: 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, Civic Center, 35 Cajon St.

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Redlands voters have spoken, rejecting the city’s plans for development within the Redlands Transit Villages Planning Area.

Cultural Arts Commission: 4 p.m. Monday, March 9, Civic Center 35 Cajon St. Suite 2.

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The Redlands City Council has approved a one-year extension of the conditional use permit to develop a Home2 Suites, by Hilton, with 77 rooms and approximately 43,802 square feet of floor area to be constructed at 1342 Industrial Park Ave.

A Run Through Redlands: Early Sunday, March 1.

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The Planning Commission on Tuesday approved a request to establish a private Christian school and a private religious school on a property at 125 and 141 Kansas St.

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On Tuesday, Feb. 25, the Redlands Planning Commission will analyze several proposals, including two new structures downtown, and a private religious school.

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Opponents of Measure G, which would lift growth restrictions in Redlands’ three transit villages, expressed concern that it could reduce Redlands’ natural beauty and character, and lead to higher taxes.

Dessert and Dialogue: 12:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, Redlands Community Senior Center, 111 W. Lugonia Ave.

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City Council approved funding eight local programs and projects for a total of $427,405 as part of the 2020-21 Community Development Block Grant Program.

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U.S. Rep. Pete Aguilar has announced that San Bernardino County will receive $9,991,391 in federal funding through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Continuum of Care (CoC) program.

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Details of the proposed Redlands Transit Villages

Specific plan and how tall buildings could be

City Council: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, Civic Center 35 Cajon St.

San Bernardino County Transportation Authority and the cities of Highland, Redlands and San Bernardino have scheduled the ground breaking for State Route 210 lane addition and Base Line interchange project for 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 27727 Base Line, Highland.

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ACC BLD LLC, a subsidiary of Esri, has acquired the former La-Z-Boy building at 301 Tennessee St. for $11.5 million.

The City Council has approved an extension of the Zanja Trail and Greenway project of  nearly half a mile from Seventh Street to Church Street.

Redlands Household and Electronic Hazardous Waste Drop-Off facility will be closed Saturday, Feb. 15, for the Presidents Day holiday weekend. Normal hours for the site are  from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays.

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A historic Redlands home will remain standing as part of the agreement to build at least 30 new single-family homes in an 8.9-acre orange grove at the Heeney Estate.

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After more than two decades of planning, the Museum of Redlands is a step closer to becoming a reality after the Redlands Planning Commission approved plans to construct an additional building, remodel the façade of the existing building, and construct an outdoor events garden at 700 Brookside Ave.

Municipal Utilities/Public Works Commission: 4 to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, Civic Center, Municipal Utilities and Engineering Department, 35 Cajon St. Suite 15A.

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The final list of candidates released by the San Bernardino County registrar of voters for the March 3 election include several Redlands residents seeking office, including the U.S House of Representatives, state Senate and Assembly, and Third District county supervisor.

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With an open-door policy and willing to walk the streets to find the best solutions for Redlands and eager to learn about the local culture, City Manager Charles M. Duggan Jr. began a new chapter in his life on Monday, Jan. 13.

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The Redlands City Council approved on Tuesday, Jan. 21, a letter to the California Legislature in opposition to Senate Bill 50 concerning planning and zoning, and housing development incentives proposed by state Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco.

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Measure G, the March 3 ballot issue that would lift growth limits on transit villages around three future train stations, will be debated at a Redland Chamber of Commerce from 5:30 to 6:30 Wednesday, Jan. 22, at the Ayres Hotel.

City Hall closure: Monday, Jan 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Brian Sylva, the sports information director for the College of the Desert and a trustee on the Beaumont Unified School District board, will discuss the upcoming election with the Redlands Republican Women’s’ Club at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at the Redlands Country Club.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee: 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, City Council Chambers, 35 Cajon St., Suite 2.

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U.S. Rep. Pete Aguilar issued a report to residents of California’s 31st Congressional District to review his work on behalf of Inland Empire families in 2019. Reflecting on the past year, Aguilar commented:

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee: 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, City Council Chambers, 35 Cajon St., Suite 2.

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Highland property owned by Orange County and previously slated for the 3,600-house Harmony development could be up for sale, according to the Orange County Board of Supervisors agenda.

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The Redlands City Council on Tuesday approved a new non-resident first responder fee to recover the cost of emergency medical services.

Municipal Utilities /Public Works Commission meeting: 4 to 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, Municipal Utilities & Engineering Department 35 Cajon St., Suite 15A.City Council meeting: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, 35 Cajon St., Redlands.Airport Advisory Board: 6  to 6:30 p.m.  Wednesday, Dec. 4, 35 …

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Most Redlands City Hall administrative offices will be closed beginning Monday, Dec. 23, reopening Monday, Jan. 6. Essential City services, including public safety, Code Enforcement, water distribution and solid waste collection, as well as the A.K. Smiley Public Library will be in full oper…