Despite the depressing news that California Gov. Gavin Newsom put the economy back into low gear on Monday, there are things to cheer about in Redlands this week.
The Redlands Community News is thrilled to see so many businesses back in business in our town. Reopening is a step toward ending the economic and emotional hardships affecting so many of our residents and business owners.
Redlands City Council should reject the Planning Commission's approval of a proposed 207-unit residential development across from Citrus Valley High School between Pioneer Avenue and San Bernardino Avenue.
The city of Redlands is facing its greatest fiscal challenge in a generation. Yes, the pain of the Great Recession in 2008 was severe and led to cuts throughout city departments. Many of the cuts have been restored in the past 12 years but some have not.
It’s good news that California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced this week that the state could enter Stage 2 of his phased reopening plan as early as today.
- Redlands continues to lead the county in COVID-19 deaths
- Mentone man arrested after shooting of another Mentone man
- Passed over, coach Dial surfaced in Beaumont
- Oak Glen farm animals, staff take refuge at First Lutheran in Redlands
- Noise complaints at SBD take off as fire season starts
- Apple Fire was started by a faulty diesel engine
- More candidates emerge as the filing deadline ends this week
- San Bernardino man arrested for pointing a laser at sheriff’s helicopter, striking the pilot
- UPDATE: The burros of Riverside and San Bernardino counties
- Cal Fire reports some success on the Apple Fire
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Thank you to the city of Redlands for re-opening our trails and parks, although contact sports are still forbidden. With nearly eight inches of rain in the past two months followed by abundant sunshine, it has been a glorious spring.
We salute the Redlands campaign to make noise on Sunday nights in honor of health care providers, first responders, grocery store workers and other essential workers who are expected to keep working while most residents are sheltering in place.
It’s ironic that the day after San Bernardino County released how many residents tested positive for COVID-19 city by city that one of the largest outbreaks in the country was reported in Yucaipa, our neighbors to the east.
Redlands has many revered institutions such as the schools, the university, the library, the county museum, the hospital, energetic service clubs and so much more. None of this would be possible without a strong local, regional and statewide economy.
Concerns about the homeless in Redlands abound on social media. This weekend, one post asked if the resources exist to combat the problem. In fact, there is an extensive network of agencies offering to help — if only the homeless would accept the assistance.
We salute Redlands firefighters. OK, this is an easy one. Who doesn’t love firefighters? Some readers must be thinking, “It goes without saying.”
In the 17 weeks of the young life of the Redlands Community News, we’ve been impressed by the generous and caring people of this grand old city. Story after story has revealed citizens with a heart.
There are 249 days until the March 3 election, when Redlands voters will decide whether to exempt property within a half mile of three new train stations from growth-control measures approved decades ago.
Many things make Redlands special — the city’s history and the way residents cherish our rich past, State Street, the mansions and their generous owners, the bike race, the Run Through Redlands, the 28 miles of trials and conservancy that maintains them, and so much more.
Despite being a simple bugle call, taps is one of the most moving tunes that we hear on patriotic holidays. There are only 24 notes — nine G’s, eight C’s, six E’s and one high G.
Redlands planning commissioners recently gave mixed reviews to a proposal to build 207 homes on 37 acres on property presently zoned commercial between Citrus Valley High School and the site for a planned Walmart.
The Redlands Community News is proud to see that Redlands still has relationships with three sister cities — Hino, Japan; San Miguel de Allende, Mexico; and Linli County, China.
UCLA was ranked the No 1 public university in the nation in September by U.S. News & World Report. You need to be elite to be a Bruin. So it’s astonishing to learn that at least one UCLA student failed to get vaccinated for measles.