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The city of Redlands and other local institutions will join the Great American Shakeout precisely at 10:21 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21.

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For many Americans, a single-family home has always been the dream — a place to call your own, a place to welcome family and friends or a place to enjoy the solitude with your loved ones.

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Our local universities

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We were pleased to see 9/11 memorials last week in several places in Inland Empire.

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Last week was an editor’s worst nightmare. After 4½ days of working on the paper, my Mac crashed at noon Wednesday. We lost everything. It took us 12 hours to rebuild the paper, finishing at 2:30 a.m. Thursday. We’re normally done around 3 p.m. Wednesday. Some of our colleagues at Reed Print…

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It’s a good sign that Redlands annual events are coming back to life. We think.

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A belated thanks to the Redlanders who approved Measure T last year. More than 57% of Redlands voters approved the 1-cent sales tax increase.

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Thank you, Beverly Noerr

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Refugio Jimenez Jr. and Angelina Jimenez made a huge mistake when they set off fireworks at a gender reveal party in a grassy field last September in Yucaipa’s El Dorado Park. However, we don’t believe there was criminal intent that would justify a punishment of up to 20 years in prison such…

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Being a member of a city council is always a challenge, but it seems extra hard to be serving on the Redlands council this year.

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There may not be a more special place in all of Redlands than the quad between the Administration Building and Memorial Chapel at the U of R.

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No matter what your views on current migration policy might be, you must feel some patriotic pride when you see immigrants being sworn in as U.S. citizens.

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Monday was Flag Day, established by President Woodrow Wilson by proclamation on May 30, 1916. After an act of Congress, President Harry S Truman made June 14 an official national holiday on Aug. 3, 1949.

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Pandemic caution certainly isn’t over, but easing of the COVID rules on Wednesday means California health experts believe the often-deadly disease has abated enough for us to relax a bit.

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Monday is a milestone day in several ways.

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Dedeaux Properties, a Los Angeles-based company that specializes in that development of logistics-oriented real estate, has sold a fully leased 155,000-square-foot Class A industrial distribution complex off Alabama Street in Redlands to LBA Realty for $16.9 million.

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Five Crafton Hills College Honors Institute students and one Honors faculty member have been awarded the 2021 national President’s Volunteer Service Award for completing over 100 hours of community service during a 12-month period in 2020-21.  

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The project proposed to convert a historic orange grove along West Palm Avenue into a gated community for senior citizens fills an important need for South Redlands.

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The announcement by the Redlands Bowl Performing Arts that many performances will be live during the 98th season of the Summer Music Festival deserves a standing ovation. Bravo!

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We’re not entirely sure about the idea of a vaccination passport, but it seems like a good idea to have proof that you’re not at risk of spreading COVID-19. If it opens doors, all the better.

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We salute the San Bernardino County Master Gardeners and other organizations pushing for more trees in North Redlands. Residents can get one or two trees to plant appropriate for the city’s climate.

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Who would have expected that being in the Red would be such good news?

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Next week is Sunshine Week, the newspaper industry’s annual celebration of open government.

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We don’t want to get too excited. The worldwide nightmare of COVID-19 is far from over, and we don’t know how big a threat the variants will pose.

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Etiwanda High School secured a fifth San Bernardino County Academic Decathlon title, beating the defending champion, Redlands High School. The results were announced recently at a virtual awards ceremony for the 38th annual event.

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After 11 months of struggle for civic groups that help feed the hungry, aid the homeless, educate our kids, preserve our treasures, share music and art and so much more, it has been a good couple of weeks.

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The Redlands City Council decided wisely this week that there is no reason for Redlands to change the way it selects the mayor. The system of having the council choose a mayor every two years after a new council is seated works fine. It’s logical, simple and the way most cities do it.

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New Year’s Day is a time for optimism, a day for looking ahead with recharged resolve.

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It was reassuring to see health workers receiving Pfizer vaccination shots at Redlands Community Hospital last week. And it was exciting to hear on Monday that San Bernardino County received 21,650 doses of the Moderna, the newly approved vaccine that doesn’t need to be stored in subfreezing…

We salute the organizations that have kept their missions alive despite the challenge of the pandemic.

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Thanks to the Redlands City Council for encouraging citizens to put up Christmas lights to brighten our outlook during the dark times of the pandemic.

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Here are the recommendations by the Redlands Community News editorial board for candidates and issues on the Nov. 3 ballot. Board members interviewed all candidates before making recommendations.

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Serving as a San Bernardino County supervisor is a huge job. At 20,105 square miles, it is the largest county in the United States, although some boroughs in Alaska are larger. With more than 2 million residents, it is the fifth most populous county in California and the 14th most populous i…

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The Redlands Unified School District race for Area 4 is the most intriguing contest on the Nov. 3 ballot.

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The city clerk is one of most critical positions in city government. Redlands had strong city clerks for more than three decades. The late Lorrie Poyzer held the position for 27 years. When she retired in 2009, Sam Irwin was appointed and served until 2016.

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Here are recommendations by the Redlands Community News editorial board for the 12 statewide propositions on the Nov. 3 ballot.

The proposed 1-cent sales tax increase on the Nov. 3 presidential election ballot is the answer to Redlands’ challenges for the short term and the long term.

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Congratulations to the Redlands Bowl Performing Arts for bringing the 97th season of the Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival to thousands of viewers watching online performances.

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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 California Public Utilities Commission should scrap its plans for an overlay area code in the Inland Empire and just create a new area code.