Mentone, CA

Market Night to return on Saturday mornings

Redlands Market Night will return as a Saturday morning market in January. The Redlands City Council voted to bring back the market on Saturday morning per city staff’s recommendation. The Redlands Police Department does not have adequate staffing levels to provide public safety support for a Thursday night market, where there is typically more need for public safety support than a morning market. Police Chief Chris Catren said that he did not believe that a morning market would require a police presence.
Bakersfield Californian

Report: Plane landed hard, then climbed again before crash

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Witnesses reported seeing a small plane make a hard landing at a Southern California airport, immediately take off again and then climb erratically before slamming into the runway nose-first, killing both people on board, according to a preliminary report. A flight instructor and a...

Four men arrested for armed robbery following short pursuit

Four men were arrested Wednesday, Oct. 5, after Redlands Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at a T-Mobile store. Responding officers arrived to see three men running out of the T-Mobile store at 10040 Alabama St. and get into a waiting vehicle in front of the store. When police attempted to pull the vehicle over, a short pursuit ensued until the vehicle collided into a median in a nearby parking lot.

Five of six people charged with vandalism make first court appearance

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - In Riverside, CA, five of the six people charged with vandalism made their first court appearance this Thursday. For further context, this was in response to the July 30 vandalism, where protestors vandalized the Historic Courthouse. Not only that, a similar incident occurred on July...

3 SoCal men charged for smash-and-grab robberies of over 50 cell phone stores

Three males have been federally charged for a two-month smash-and-grab theft spree of over 50 mobile phone shops all through Southern California. Tony Tyron Lee Stewart, 22, of Highland, has been sentenced to 5 years in federal jail for committing 52 smash-and-grab robberies of T-Mobile and AT&T shops. He’s been ordered to pay a restitution charge of $333,122.

San Bernardino police arrest suspect connected to shooting at Inland Center Mall

Authorities have arrested a man wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred at the Inland Center Mall in San Bernardino on Friday. The initial incident, which happened just after 1 p.m. on Sept. 30, took place in the parking lot outside of the mall's food court. When San Bernardino Police Department officers arrived, they found one person suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. During the course of their investigation, police learned that San Bernardino resident Pablo Estrada, 23, was involved in the shooting. They used surveillance footage, witness statements and a statement from...

Council supports City Center project, OKs housing program

Redlands City Council denied an appeal by Oakland-based law firm Lozeau Drury to deny approval of the City Center project, presented by applicant Vantage One Real Estate Investments. The law firm claims that the Redlands Planning Commission should not have approved the City Center apartment project due to their assessment that the Sustainable Communities Environmental Assessment (SCEA) fails to impose all feasible mitigation measures to reduce the project’s impact.
Fontana Herald News

Police who were investigating a shooting incident find firearms and drugs at residence

Police who were investigating a shooting incident found firearms and drugs at a residence in San Bernardino, according to the San Bernardino Police Department. Last weekend, officers assigned to dayshift weekend patrol responded to an area hospital regarding a subject who arrived suffering from a gunshot wound, the San Bernardino P.D. said in a Facebook post on Oct. 5.

RPD honored for investigation into organized retail crime spree

On Wednesday, Oct. 5, the Redlands Police Department received an award from California Attorney General Rob Bonta and the California Organized Retail Crime Association (Cal-ORCA) for the Organized Retail Crime Investigative Case of the Year. Redlands Police Chief Chris Catren and Deputy Chief Travis Martinez accepted the award at the...

10/6 KVCR Midday News: Oil Refineries to Switch to Cheaper Winter-Blend, Inland Center Mall Suspect Arrested, & More

Tuesday through Thursday at lunchtime, KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:. Analysts say Governor Newsom’s decision to let California oil refineries switch to the cheaper winter-blend earlier than usual means gas prices could start coming down, though the decision by OPEC to cut global oil production means prices won’t fall as far as they might have.

One Coast, California’s Premier Oceanfront Enclave of Lock-and-Leave Luxury Residences by etco Homes, Named Attached Community of the Year at Prestigious Homebuilding Industry Awards Show

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 6, 2022-- etco Homes, a privately held homebuilding company with a focus on boutique urban infill condominium development, today announced that it was the recipient of two top architectural honors at the 2022 SoCal MAME Awards for One Coast, California’s premier oceanfront enclave of lock-and-leave luxury residences in Pacific Palisades. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: One Coast was recently named Attached Community of the Year at the SoCal MAME Awards. (Photo: Business Wire)

More effort is needed to adapt to Redlands’ changing climate

Wildfire, drought and rain are familiar to Redlanders, but the frequency and severity of these weather events is changing. Climate change is a global issue, but these global changes have uniquely affected the Inland Empire. According to Hillary Jenkins, an environmental studies professor at the University of Redlands, current modeling suggests increased extremes in weather patterns.

Many California Teachers Say They Are Barely Hanging On

A huge California teacher survey has just been released, but Salina Gray didn’t need to see the results. She’s living them. Gray, who teaches science to seventh and eighth graders in Moreno Valley near Riverside, hears colleagues eagerly counting down the days to their retirement. The Stanford PhD has seen her peers stretched sometimes to emotional breaking points, stressed from their workloads and trying to adapt to a rapidly changing teaching environment.