Redlands is an important part of the Inland Empire (IE), and is emerging as a regional leader. The city boasts small-town appeal, a commitment to education at all levels, a community of service to others, environmental preservation and sustainability, historic preservation, and a passion for the arts. Residents love it because of the mild climate, beautiful location and fine art opportunities.
Redlands Unified School District encompasses several unique communities, all of which are rich in local history, culture, and tradition. The district is committed to preparing students to become productive participants in a diverse, multi-cultural, democratic society through quality education, high expectations, flexible programs and innovative partnerships. Staff and administration strive to empower students with the knowledge and commitment necessary to confront the challenges of a changing world, as they emerge as leaders of the 21st century. The district boasts 16 elementary schools serving K-5th grade, four middle schools and three comprehensive high schools: Redlands High School, Redlands East Valley High School, and Citrus Valley High School. Enrolled students excel not only scholastically but also athletically.
Upcoming Events in the Inland Empire and the City of Redlands:
- Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival
- Redlands Theater Festival
- Redlands Bicycle Classic, May 3-7th, 2017
- Run Through Redlands – Held annually, usually in March.
- Redlands 4th of July Celebration – with old town favorites such as a parade, fireworks and booths.
- State of the Region– John Husing, March 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. IEEP’s Chief Economist Dr. John Husing will present detailed economic analysis of the IE on March 23 at Doubletree Hotel/Ontario Airport.
- 2017 Southern California Logistics & Supply Chain Summit, April 20 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center in Pomona.
- On April 28 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., the 2017 IEEP Speaker Series will feature Gubernatorial Candidate Antonio Villaraigosa, at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel/Ontario Airport in the Lake Arrowhead Ballroom.
Some Redlands Landmarks
- A.K. Smiley Library – Established in 1894, the library features include a shrine to President Abraham Lincoln.
- Auerbacher house – Frederick and Mary Jane Auerbacher commissioned Neutra, with whom they were friends, to design and build a house in 1951, on property overlooking the country club. It is the only Redlands home built by Neutra, known for his contributions to the California modern style and for melding the indoors with the outside environment.
- The Fisk/Burgess Home is one of 10 historical buildings which appear on national registries and pepper the Redlands landscape. Redlands elementary-age children tour the property on annual field trips.
- Kimberly Crest – A French château-style Victorian mansion which is a registered California Historical Landmark and is included on the National Register of Historic Places.Public tours are offered on Thursday, Friday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. with the last tour starting at 3:30 p.m., every month except August.
- University of Redlands – Located within easy driving distance from beaches and mountains, the U of R main campus features orange groves, stunning architectural landmarks and more than 1,700 trees. Since opening their doors in 1907, the university has earned the reputation as being part of “the West Coast Ivy League.”
- The Redlands Bowl – is an amphitheater in Redlands, which was founded in 1924 and is used primarily used for music and theatrical performances which are offered to the public with no admission charge.
- Redlands Real Estate Keller Williams – Candace Cantu McGloin is a Keller Williams’ realtor who works out of the Redlands real estate office, located on 1473 Ford Street in Redlands. Candace believes that a home is not a home because of room dimensions or wall color, but about how you feel when you walk through the front door, and the way you can instantly envision your life unfolding there. If you are interested in finding property or selling your home in Redlands or anywhere in Southern California, contact Candace, who considers her work to be more than just real estate. It is about her client’s life and dreams.
- San Bernardino County Museum – displays feature glimpses of pioneer life, Indian relics, minerals and fossils, ornithology, anthropology, archaeology, earth science, natural history, and paleontology, changing art, science, and natural history.
For more about the City of Redlands:
IEEP – The Inland Empire Economic Partnership is the region’s only economic development organization, which supports efforts in job creation, leadership infrastructure, and regional advocacy for Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. Redlands is in San Bernardino County.
Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority (SAWPA) – Located in Riverside but serving Redlands communities.
Keller Williams Realtor Candace Cantu McGloin is qualified and willing to help home buyers and sellers across Southern California. A long-time Redlands’ resident, she specializes in the cities of Redlands, Highland, Yucaipa, Grand Terrace, and Loma Linda but has done transactions both on the buying and selling side throughout Southern California. To learn more about real estate in Redlands or the Inland Empire, call Candace directly at (951) 201-2443.