Reps. Pete Aguilar, D-Redlands, and Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, are among 14 Democrats - five from California - in the program, which is designed to protect Democrats in potential battleground districts. "Each one of these members knows what it takes to win tough elections: working hard, standing up for your district, and not taking anything for granted," said DCCC Chairman and Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, D-New Mexico, in a news release.
The Redlands City Council's Citrus Preservation Commission has recommended the city replant some of the citrus groves at Prospect Park. The possible replanting of 10.7 acres of citrus groves at Prospect Park in Redlands is the focus of a meeting set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19. The meeting, open to the public, will be held in the Assembly Room at the A.K. Smiley Public Library, 125 W. Vine St. It is a meeting of a city council ad hoc committee consisting of Mayor Paul Foster and Councilman Jon Harrison and a subcommittee of the council's Citrus Preservation Commission.