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‘Hamilton’ brings the revolution to LA: Here’s our review

By Paul Hodgins @octheaterguy on Twitter|

Redlands police Officer Nicholas Koahou honored for bravery in response to San Bernardino terror attack

BEAUMONT >> Redlands police Officer Nicholas Koahou was recognized Thursday for his bravery while responding to the

By Sandra Emerson|


  • Individual giving

    Photographer’s portraits help Redlands shelter animals find new homes

    REDLANDS >> Some say a picture is worth a thousand words. But for pets at the Redlands Animal Shelter, the click of Alex Woodcock’s camera puts them one step closer to finding their forever homes. “I think every bit helps,” Woodcock said of her work between photo sessions for dogs and cats at the shelter earlier this month. Woodcock and her husband, Bruce, have volunteered their services...

    Kristina Hernandez

  • Dining

    Here are 8 Redlands restaurants where the whole family will feel welcome

    REDLANDS >> People of all ages should be able to participate in the enjoyable ceremony of dining out. Unfortunately, many parents and grandparents avoid sit-down restaurants, and opt for a drive-through, because their little ones haven’t fully mastered their manners. In some cases it’s exhausting to dine out with potentially unruly or impatient children, but the only way they will learn how to behave in a restaurant is through practice. Here are eight...

    By Tabetha Wittenmyer Correspondent|

  • California Lottery Results

    $600,000-plus Powerball lottery ticket sold in Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES >> A ticket with five numbers in Wednesday night’s drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery but missing the Powerball number was sold at a gas station near Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and is worth $608,157. Another ticket with five numbers, but missing the Powerball number, was sold in Florida and is worth $1 million, the Multi-State Lottery Association, which conducts the game, announced. California law requires major payoffs of lottery games to be...

    City News Service|

  • Ballet

    How to see State Street Ballet’s ‘Cinderella’ at Redlands Bowl Aug. 18 and 19

    State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara will present “Cinderella,” an original production in two acts, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Redlands Bowl. The performances are part of the Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival’s 94th season. There is no admission charge. State Street Ballet’s “Cinderella,” inspired by Frederick Ashton’s version by the Royal Ballet, is conceived, produced and choreographed by Rodney Gustafson and performed...


  • Trials

    Prosecutor concludes closing argument in Colonies corruption trial

    SAN BERNARDINO >> A prosecutor in the Colonies corruption trial finished her closing argument Wednesday by telling jurors all the evidence surrounding a $102 million settlement between San Bernardino County and a Rancho Cucamonga developer points to bribes. “The big $102 million question in all this is, ‘Was that settlement good for the county?’ ” Deputy Attorney General...

  • Business

    Congressman Issa joins effort to get “Made In USA” label back on Ontario company’s Maglite flashlights

    ONTARIO >> Congressman Darrell Issa, R-Vista, has joined the fight to allow Ontario-based Mag Instrument Inc. to return the “Made in USA” phrase to its line of Maglite brand flashlights. After visiting the company’s south Ontario headquarters Tuesday, and touring several of its manufacturing lines, Issa said he plans to introduce House legislation that would create a national standard for use of the phrase which would supercede state...

    Jim Steinberg

  • Museums

    The Lincoln Shrine in Redlands is home to Confederate Army artifacts. Here’s why

    REDLANDS >> As a growing number of cities consider removing and storing monuments and artifacts associated with the Confederate Army, the Lincoln Memorial Shrine here remains focused on its mission to present a complete picture of the Civil War. The debate over public monuments honoring Confederate veterans exploded last weekend in

    Kristina Hernandez

  • Wildlife

    Video depicts bear family at play in Monrovia backyard

    A Monrovia resident caught a tender moment on camera Tuesday as a mother bear played with her two cubs in a backyard. The matriarch gently wrestled with her offspring in the shade of a small tree in a backyard at the north end of Monrovia, according to Amber Ryan Mckenzi, who shot the adorable 44-second-long footage. “I watched these cubs for almost an hour doing this,” she said. • Video:

    Brian Day

  • Fires

    Banning Mias fire 80 percent contained, thanks to cooler weather

    With help from cooler weather in the Inland Empire, firefighters are hoping to get closer to full containment of the Mias fire soon, Cal Fire/Riverside County officials said Wednesday.The containment percentage increased from 50 percent in the morning report to 80 percent as of 5:45 p.m., according to a county fire news release. The acreage estimate increased slightly from 540 to 545 acres.The recent dip in temperatures and increased humidity has assisted firefighters in getting a...

    Beatriz Valenzuela

  • Crime

    San Bernardino police look for shooter, or shooters, who left two wounded

    SAN BERNARDINO >> Police are searching for the shooter or shooters who wounded two people outside a San Bernardino shopping center Tuesday night, officials said. Two victims were brought to St. Bernadine Medical Center, each shot at least once, according to police reports. Both have since been stabilized. San Bernardino police learned the shooting took place just before 8 p.m. in the 2100 block of North Palm Avenue, said Eileen Hards, spokeswoman for the police...

    Beatriz Valenzuela

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