Dr. James R. Appleton, the outgoing, two-time president of the University of Redlands, likely deserves a rest — but more likely, at least in appearances to everyone else concerned, that “rest” will be but a brief moment to shift gears.
|Redlands Bicyle Classic
Throughout its rich history, the annual Redlands Bicycle Classic has become known as so much more than a sporting extravaganza. About 500 volunteers lend their time and talents each year as race marshals, judges and doing numerous other jobs.
Moore Middle School band director Katie Barton can’t put her finger on why her marching band has become so popular and successful. The 108-student Redlands group has won many competitions over the years and has a knack for whipping crowds into a frenzy.
|Hook, Ladder & History
In 1888, the Redlands Fire Hose Company No. 1 was formed to protect the community. Ralph Levy was the first foreman, and 25 firefighters volunteered for duty.
Two years later, their jobs were made a little easier with the addition of a motor-driven, four-cylinder air-cooled Seagrave fire apparatus with two 35-gallon soda acid chemical
|Summer in Redlands!
Jump into the Redlands Shakespeare Festival with its genre-shifting offerings at the Redlands Bowl. Find exotic cuisine with Allan Borgen at Dhat Island; explore a holistic spa and yoga experience; jump into space with a new zipline ride opening in Wrightwood, and spend time with the new president and CEO of Children’s Fund, Erin Phillips.
|Tantalizing Thai - and more
Like a fine fine diamond, Mu restaurant, bar and lounge is a beautiful upscale place that has many facets to it – making it easy to feel that you are in for a pampered and special experience.
|Home for the holidays
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and then some at the historic Kimberly Crest House & Gardens in Redlands. The beautiful historic home is closed for Thanksgiving, but when it reopens the atmosphere will be full-on for the festive holiday season.
The annual transformation dates back to when Mary Shirk, the youngest daughter of one-time homeowner and co-founder of the Kimberly-Clark Corp., J. Alfred Kimberly, used to light up a large magnolia tree on the grounds.
As conductor and music director of the Redlands Symphony for the past 26 years, Maestro Jon Robertson is extremely grateful to be an ambassador of sorts for an art form that is often overlooked.
|Home Cup & Country
For one day in April, ESPN took over the Redlands East Valley High School Campus. Filming a segment for the show "Homecoming," a series that focuses on star athletes and where they grew up, the lights and cameras of the worldwide leader in sports decended upon REV to tell the story of perhaps the most famous Wildcat of all – Landon Donavan.
|Ready to Race
As sprints, speed and distance come to the fore with this spring’s Run Through Redlands and Bicycle Classic, at Redlands East Valley and Redlands high schools, athletes have been busy putting in the roadwork for success. As a tribute to all of those students who charge through long workouts for that fleeting moment of athletic glory.
|Sharing Holiday Traditions
What does it take to get a few of Redlands' finest to submit to the attentions of a makeup artist and pose with teddy bears and kids' toys?
|In tune with Sara Andon
When Sara Andon was 9, she had a choice — learn how to play the drums or the flute. She picked up a flute and has been playing ever since.
|THE TRADITION CONTINUES: Music Festival returns for its 86th season under the stars
Still going strong after 86 years, the Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival is once again bringing classical music, opera and dance to the Inland Empire this summer.
|THE BIG SPIN: A poster and an idea get the wheels turning for Redlands event
On March 26, the Redlands Bicycle Classic will celebrate 25 years of success.